The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / South West
Rank 109 87 122
Rank change year-on-year -22 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 132 197 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.62% 3.36% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.78% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 102 148 89
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,422
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4541 5210 5315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.15% 88.74% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3743 4261 4424
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the South West.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +9 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Bristol -22 24 £40,000 -15.78% 9
Wiltshire -23 23 £47,500 +20.49% 2
Cornwall - 20 £52,500 - 3
Dorset +39 16 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Gloucestershire -26 12 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Somerset -12 10 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 74 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.52%) Finance
3 61 (23.11%) Degree
4 53 (20.08%) ITIL
5 51 (19.32%) C#
6 47 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (15.91%) Management Information System
8 40 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 40 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 39 (14.77%) TDD
9 39 (14.77%) Project Management
9 39 (14.77%) SQL
10 36 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 35 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 32 (12.12%) Windows
14 31 (11.74%) .NET
15 30 (11.36%) Linux
16 29 (10.98%) Oracle
17 28 (10.61%) MS Excel
18 27 (10.23%) Service Management
18 27 (10.23%) Retail
18 27 (10.23%) Process Improvement
19 26 (9.85%) Scrum
19 26 (9.85%) JavaScript
20 25 (9.47%) VMware
21 24 (9.09%) HTML
22 23 (8.71%) Java
23 22 (8.33%) Information Security
23 22 (8.33%) Risk Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.76%) CMS
6 2 (0.76%) Mule
6 2 (0.76%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.41%) MS Office
2 9 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.14%) MS Project
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) SPSS
5 1 (0.38%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.52%) Maximo
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle ASCP
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.14%) Infor M3
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.14%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.14%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.03%) GitHub
2 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.65%) SaaS
4 6 (2.27%) IaaS
4 6 (2.27%) Office 365
4 6 (2.27%) PaaS
5 5 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.55%) Firewall
1 12 (4.55%) Network Security
2 11 (4.17%) LAN
3 10 (3.79%) WAN
4 7 (2.65%) Internet
5 4 (1.52%) DHCP
5 4 (1.52%) DNS
5 4 (1.52%) Skype
5 4 (1.52%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.52%) VPN
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.14%) Wireless
7 2 (0.76%) AMQP
7 2 (0.76%) HTTP
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.38%) FWSM
8 1 (0.38%) Intranet
8 1 (0.38%) MPLS
8 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.03%) MySQL
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.89%) DB2
9 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.14%) Big Data
10 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.41%) NUnit
2 9 (3.41%) Selenium
3 7 (2.65%) JUnit
4 5 (1.89%) Ant
4 5 (1.89%) Maven
4 5 (1.89%) Subversion
5 4 (1.52%) JIRA
6 3 (1.14%) JDeveloper
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.76%) ERwin
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.76%) Toad
8 1 (0.38%) JMeter
8 1 (0.38%) RStudio
8 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (26.52%) Finance
2 27 (10.23%) Retail
3 17 (6.44%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.06%) Electronics
5 11 (4.17%) Advertising
6 10 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.41%) Marketing
8 6 (2.27%) Back Office
9 5 (1.89%) Banking
9 5 (1.89%) Publishing
10 4 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.52%) Legal
10 4 (1.52%) Military
11 2 (0.76%) Games
12 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (18.94%) Analyst
2 32 (12.12%) Developer
3 17 (6.44%) IT Analyst
3 17 (6.44%) IT Manager
3 17 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (5.30%) Business Analyst
5 13 (4.92%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 12 (4.55%) Architect
6 12 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 10 (3.79%) Administrator
8 9 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 9 (3.41%) DBA
8 9 (3.41%) Development Engineer
8 9 (3.41%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (3.03%) Consultant
9 8 (3.03%) IT Engineer
9 8 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.74%) .NET
2 24 (9.09%) HTML
3 20 (7.58%) Web Services
4 19 (7.20%) CSS
4 19 (7.20%) XML
5 17 (6.44%) ASP.NET
6 16 (6.06%) REST
7 12 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (4.17%) SOAP
9 9 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.41%) jQuery
10 7 (2.65%) HTML5
10 7 (2.65%) Spring
11 6 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.27%) CSS3
12 5 (1.89%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (1.89%) WCF
13 4 (1.52%) NumPy
14 3 (1.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.89%) CMDB
10 3 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.14%) PKI
10 3 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.14%) User Experience
11 2 (0.76%) Derivative
11 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.76%) EPoS
11 2 (0.76%) NHS
11 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.12%) Windows
2 30 (11.36%) Linux
3 14 (5.30%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.27%) Android
4 6 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.27%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.08%) ITIL
3 40 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 39 (14.77%) Project Management
4 39 (14.77%) TDD
5 36 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 35 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (10.23%) Process Improvement
7 27 (10.23%) Service Management
8 26 (9.85%) Scrum
9 22 (8.33%) BDD
9 22 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 22 (8.33%) Information Security
9 22 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 21 (7.95%) Analytics
10 21 (7.95%) Line Management
10 21 (7.95%) Mentoring
10 21 (7.95%) Regression Testing
11 20 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.32%) C#
2 39 (14.77%) SQL
3 26 (9.85%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.71%) Java
5 20 (7.58%) C
6 17 (6.44%) C++
6 17 (6.44%) Python
7 11 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 11 (4.17%) R
8 10 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.65%) Perl
9 7 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.89%) PHP
12 3 (1.14%) Ruby
12 3 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.76%) VBScript
13 2 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (23.11%) Degree
2 15 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.30%) ISEB
4 8 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.65%) MCSE
5 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.89%) CISA
6 5 (1.89%) CISSP
6 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.89%) PMP
6 5 (1.89%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (1.14%) CCNA
8 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.14%) LPIC
8 3 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (1.14%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.17%) QA
2 10 (3.79%) JTAG
3 9 (3.41%) SLA
4 7 (2.65%) COBIT
5 5 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO19770
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.92%) Firmware
4 9 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.52%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.14%) Snort
6 3 (1.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.52%) SCCM
3 3 (1.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (1.14%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.14%) SCOM
4 2 (0.76%) Nessus
5 1 (0.38%) Kibana
5 1 (0.38%) QRadar
5 1 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.98%) Oracle
3 25 (9.47%) VMware
4 13 (4.92%) Cisco
5 9 (3.41%) HP
6 8 (3.03%) IBM
6 8 (3.03%) Juniper
7 7 (2.65%) Citrix
8 6 (2.27%) Apple
8 6 (2.27%) BMC
8 6 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.27%) SAP
9 5 (1.89%) EMC
9 5 (1.89%) NetApp
10 3 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.14%) Veeam
11 2 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.76%) Epicor
11 2 (0.76%) Infoblox
11 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Up to £62K, based on experience + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits, overtime, flexi time , GYM
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Morson International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago