Period
to 2 June 2020

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 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > South West
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +39
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 212 429 440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.75% 4.38% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.77% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 144 257 345
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,451 £30,125 £33,407
90th Percentile £82,125 £68,172 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,149 8,989 9,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.97% 91.81% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,151 6,989 8,154
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the South West over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 6 months to 2 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +17 72 £50,000 -2.44% 5
Bristol +29 50 £50,000 +7.53% 3
Gloucestershire -33 29 £55,000 +5.77% 6
Devon +17 21 £47,500 +26.67% 5
Dorset -5 18 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Somerset -12 14 £30,750 -19.47% 3
Cornwall 0 7 £38,500 +30.51% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 121 (57.08%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.49%) Scrum
3 69 (32.55%) Finance
4 45 (21.23%) Azure
5 44 (20.75%) Microsoft
6 43 (20.28%) DevOps
7 42 (19.81%) Degree
8 40 (18.87%) C#
9 37 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (17.45%) TDD
9 37 (17.45%) Mentoring
10 35 (16.51%) Test Automation
11 34 (16.04%) SQL
12 33 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (15.09%) Analytics
14 31 (14.62%) User Stories
15 30 (14.15%) Project Delivery
16 29 (13.68%) Coaching
16 29 (13.68%) JavaScript
17 27 (12.74%) .NET
17 27 (12.74%) User Experience
18 26 (12.26%) AWS
19 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (11.79%) Kanban
19 25 (11.79%) Python
19 25 (11.79%) Software Engineering
20 24 (11.32%) Security Cleared
21 21 (9.91%) Service Management
21 21 (9.91%) Cucumber

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring 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 10 (4.72%) Confluence
2 9 (4.25%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.47%) Pachyderm
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.47%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.47%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.47%) Revit
4 1 (0.47%) Sketch
4 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.94%) Primavera
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.23%) Azure
2 26 (12.26%) AWS
3 12 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (3.30%) Serverless
5 6 (2.83%) Azure Functions
5 6 (2.83%) Office 365
5 6 (2.83%) PaaS
5 6 (2.83%) Trello
6 4 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.42%) GCP
8 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.94%) IaaS
8 2 (0.94%) SaaS
9 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.47%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.47%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) Internet
2 3 (1.42%) VLAN
3 2 (0.94%) Firewall
3 2 (0.94%) Skype
3 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.96%) Big Data
2 17 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.08%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.72%) Data Lake
4 10 (4.72%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.25%) Apache Hive
5 9 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.89%) Power BI
8 4 (1.89%) QlikView
9 3 (1.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.42%) MySQL
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (9.91%) Cucumber
2 19 (8.96%) JIRA
3 11 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.72%) Selenium
4 10 (4.72%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.42%) GitLab
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.47%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.47%) gulp
8 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.47%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.47%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.47%) Subversion
8 1 (0.47%) Toad
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (32.55%) Finance
2 13 (6.13%) Marketing
2 13 (6.13%) Retail
3 12 (5.66%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.25%) Banking
5 8 (3.77%) Local Government
6 7 (3.30%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.30%) Games
7 6 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.83%) Military
8 5 (2.36%) Back Office
8 5 (2.36%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.89%) Housing Association
9 4 (1.89%) Legal
9 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.94%) Automotive
12 1 (0.47%) Electronics
12 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (23.11%) Developer
2 22 (10.38%) Analyst
3 18 (8.49%) C# Developer
4 15 (7.08%) Test Engineer
5 12 (5.66%) Scrum Master
6 11 (5.19%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 11 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 10 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (4.72%) Data Engineer
7 10 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.30%) Engineering Manager
9 7 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.30%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.74%) .NET
2 15 (7.08%) .NET Framework
2 15 (7.08%) CSS
2 15 (7.08%) React
3 11 (5.19%) .NET Core
3 11 (5.19%) Velocity
4 10 (4.72%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.72%) REST
4 10 (4.72%) SOAP
5 9 (4.25%) HTML
6 7 (3.30%) Entity Framework
7 6 (2.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (2.83%) Web Services
8 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET Core
8 5 (2.36%) SignalR
8 5 (2.36%) WPF
9 4 (1.89%) HTML5
9 4 (1.89%) Node.js
10 3 (1.42%) Redux
10 3 (1.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.74%) User Experience
3 12 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.42%) Analogue Electronics
7 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.94%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.94%) Online Games
8 2 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.66%) Windows
2 5 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.89%) Linux
4 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (57.08%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.49%) Scrum
3 43 (20.28%) DevOps
4 37 (17.45%) Mentoring
4 37 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (17.45%) TDD
5 35 (16.51%) Test Automation
6 32 (15.09%) Analytics
6 32 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (14.62%) User Stories
8 30 (14.15%) Project Delivery
9 29 (13.68%) Coaching
10 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (11.79%) Kanban
10 25 (11.79%) Software Engineering
11 21 (9.91%) Service Management
12 20 (9.43%) ITIL
13 19 (8.96%) Collaborative Working
13 19 (8.96%) Decision-Making
13 19 (8.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.87%) C#
2 34 (16.04%) SQL
3 29 (13.68%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.79%) Python
5 19 (8.96%) Java
6 15 (7.08%) TypeScript
7 13 (6.13%) C
8 9 (4.25%) C++
8 9 (4.25%) R
8 9 (4.25%) Scala
9 8 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.89%) PHP
13 2 (0.94%) Delphi
13 2 (0.94%) ES6
13 2 (0.94%) Ruby
14 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.47%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 42 (19.81%) Degree
2 24 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.60%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.36%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.42%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.42%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.42%) HNC
8 2 (0.94%) MCITP
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CCAB
9 1 (0.47%) CISM
9 1 (0.47%) CISMP
9 1 (0.47%) CISSP
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.47%) HND
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) QA
2 5 (2.36%) SLA
3 4 (1.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.47%) NCSC
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Docker
2 6 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.47%) Grafana
2 1 (0.47%) Kibana
2 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.13%) Oracle
3 10 (4.72%) Apple
3 10 (4.72%) Teradata
4 9 (4.25%) Informatica
4 9 (4.25%) SAP
5 5 (2.36%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.36%) Tableau
6 3 (1.42%) Capita
6 3 (1.42%) Google
6 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.47%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) Netezza
8 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) Talend