Continuous Improvement Jobs in the UK excluding London

Continual Improvement
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 32 58 44
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14 +37
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4,307 3,328 4,140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.21% 5.32% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 5.57% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,297 1,786 2,029
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £84,964 £85,000 £83,150
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,646 59,780 66,386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 84.61% 95.63% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40,851 30,618 41,708
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,882 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.90% +4.54% +9.38%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.93% +2.92% +9.09%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the UK excluding London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the UK excluding London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the UK excluding London

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +37 1,009 £55,380 -11.54% 148
North of England +42 968 £52,500 -4.34% 419
Midlands +17 767 £52,500 - 289
South East +2 712 £51,000 -15.00% 335
West Midlands +14 560 £53,500 +0.94% 192
North West +46 528 £51,000 -7.27% 229
South West +4 444 £52,396 +2.24% 187
Yorkshire +43 345 £59,556 +8.28% 150
East of England +2 232 £55,000 +10.00% 169
East Midlands +16 196 £47,500 -5.94% 97
Wales +37 150 £51,997 +16.41% 70
North East +25 95 £45,000 +22.03% 56
Northern Ireland +34 28 £67,500 +50.00% 24
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 201 (4.67%) Apache Spark
2 132 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 97 (2.25%) Confluence
4 93 (2.16%) Microsoft Exchange
5 68 (1.58%) Apache
6 33 (0.77%) FileNet
7 26 (0.60%) SAS
8 23 (0.53%) IIS
9 13 (0.30%) CMS
10 11 (0.26%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.21%) WordPress
12 7 (0.16%) nginx
13 6 (0.14%) Appian
14 5 (0.12%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.12%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.12%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.046%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.046%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.046%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.046%) Umbraco
Applications
1 431 (10.01%) Microsoft Office
2 348 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 125 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (0.98%) AutoCAD
6 32 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.21%) Simulink
9 5 (0.12%) Solid Edge
9 5 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.093%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.093%) Trello
11 3 (0.070%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.070%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.046%) Gliffy
12 2 (0.046%) Revit
12 2 (0.046%) Sketch
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (0.33%) iTrent
4 13 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
5 12 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.26%) NEC Housing
6 11 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.23%) Salesforce CRM
8 8 (0.19%) Magento
8 8 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 8 (0.19%) Shopify
9 7 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.12%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.12%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.12%) SAP WM
11 4 (0.093%) Primavera
11 4 (0.093%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.093%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.093%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 617 (14.33%) AWS
2 553 (12.84%) Azure
3 273 (6.34%) Power Platform
4 243 (5.64%) Microsoft 365
5 121 (2.81%) SaaS
6 103 (2.39%) GCP
7 90 (2.09%) Azure DevOps
7 90 (2.09%) Serverless
8 83 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
9 75 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
11 56 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
12 54 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
13 51 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
14 50 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
14 50 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
15 49 (1.14%) PowerApps
16 46 (1.07%) Entra ID
17 43 (1.00%) Amazon S3
18 42 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 103 (2.39%) Firewall
2 75 (1.74%) WAN
3 71 (1.65%) VoIP
4 69 (1.60%) LAN
5 60 (1.39%) SAN
6 59 (1.37%) DNS
7 49 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
8 38 (0.88%) Internet
9 37 (0.86%) VLAN
10 33 (0.77%) DHCP
11 32 (0.74%) Broadband
12 30 (0.70%) NAS
12 30 (0.70%) Network Security
13 29 (0.67%) VPN
14 26 (0.60%) Intranet
15 22 (0.51%) TCP/IP
15 22 (0.51%) Wireless
16 20 (0.46%) HTTP
17 18 (0.42%) SNMP
18 17 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (7.10%) NoSQL
2 239 (5.55%) Power BI
3 172 (3.99%) Big Data
4 160 (3.71%) SQL Server
5 148 (3.44%) Hadoop
6 97 (2.25%) Apache Hive
7 93 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 84 (1.95%) HBase
8 84 (1.95%) MySQL
9 79 (1.83%) Data Lake
10 66 (1.53%) Tableau
11 53 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
12 48 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 48 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (1.02%) Power Query
14 42 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
15 39 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.84%) Metadata
17 34 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 30 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 237 (5.50%) Git
2 208 (4.83%) JIRA
3 154 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 94 (2.18%) JUnit
5 84 (1.95%) Bitbucket Server
6 45 (1.04%) Selenium
7 39 (0.91%) Cypress.io
8 28 (0.65%) Android Studio
9 27 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 27 (0.63%) Jasmine
10 26 (0.60%) WebDriver
11 21 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
11 21 (0.49%) Protractor
12 20 (0.46%) Visual Studio
13 18 (0.42%) GitLab
14 17 (0.39%) Maven
15 16 (0.37%) Subversion
16 15 (0.35%) PHPUnit
17 11 (0.26%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.26%) Moq
General
1 1,644 (38.17%) Finance
2 1,558 (36.17%) Social Skills
3 1,013 (23.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 998 (23.17%) Law
5 838 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
6 708 (16.44%) Legal
7 313 (7.27%) Marketing
8 296 (6.87%) Banking
9 290 (6.73%) Manufacturing
10 228 (5.29%) Organisational Skills
11 217 (5.04%) Influencing Skills
12 210 (4.88%) Retail
13 158 (3.67%) Public Sector
14 144 (3.34%) Presentation Skills
15 109 (2.53%) Investment Banking
16 106 (2.46%) Military
17 90 (2.09%) Telecoms
18 64 (1.49%) Electronics
19 46 (1.07%) Aerospace
19 46 (1.07%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 824 (19.13%) Software Engineer
2 522 (12.12%) Analyst
3 421 (9.77%) Lead
4 391 (9.08%) Developer
5 328 (7.62%) Senior
6 290 (6.73%) Java Engineer
7 284 (6.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 204 (4.74%) AWS Engineer
9 193 (4.48%) AWS Software Engineer
10 182 (4.23%) Project Manager
11 171 (3.97%) Graduate
12 149 (3.46%) IT Manager
13 146 (3.39%) Data Engineer
14 136 (3.16%) IT Engineer
15 135 (3.13%) Full Stack Engineer
16 130 (3.02%) Architect
16 130 (3.02%) Big Data Engineer
16 130 (3.02%) Big Data Software Engineer
17 129 (3.00%) Full Stack Software Engineer
18 116 (2.69%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (6.27%) React
2 265 (6.15%) Spring
3 236 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 218 (5.06%) HTML
5 194 (4.50%) CSS
6 162 (3.76%) .NET
7 155 (3.60%) Node.js
8 143 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 132 (3.06%) JSON
10 117 (2.72%) J2EE
11 111 (2.58%) JMS
12 109 (2.53%) RESTful
13 108 (2.51%) Kafka
14 105 (2.44%) Web Services
15 99 (2.30%) Spring Boot
16 95 (2.21%) jQuery
17 90 (2.09%) Hibernate
18 86 (2.00%) XML
19 71 (1.65%) REST
20 59 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 751 (17.44%) Algorithms
2 330 (7.66%) Onboarding
3 321 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 190 (4.41%) Cloud Native
5 179 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
6 153 (3.55%) Product Ownership
7 84 (1.95%) FMCG
8 74 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 74 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 72 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 51 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 47 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
12 45 (1.04%) Legacy Code
13 42 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (0.98%) Legacy Systems
14 39 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 37 (0.86%) NHS
16 34 (0.79%) Public Cloud
17 30 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
18 29 (0.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 296 (6.87%) Windows
2 158 (3.67%) Linux
3 125 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 111 (2.58%) Unix
5 76 (1.76%) Android
6 67 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 46 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 33 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
11 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.30%) VMS
12 13 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.28%) AIX
14 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.12%) Debian
16 3 (0.070%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,697 (39.40%) Agile
2 1,149 (26.68%) Problem-Solving
3 989 (22.96%) Software Engineering
4 922 (21.41%) CI/CD
5 890 (20.66%) Visualisation
6 871 (20.22%) SDLC
7 723 (16.79%) Artificial Intelligence
8 677 (15.72%) Community of Practice
8 677 (15.72%) Machine Learning
9 672 (15.60%) Operational Stability
10 637 (14.79%) Risk Management
11 634 (14.72%) Project Management
12 479 (11.12%) Customer Service
13 380 (8.82%) Coaching
14 379 (8.80%) Mentoring
15 365 (8.47%) Project Delivery
16 357 (8.29%) Decision-Making
16 357 (8.29%) DevOps
17 336 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 327 (7.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 763 (17.72%) SQL
2 665 (15.44%) Java
3 477 (11.07%) Python
4 309 (7.17%) JavaScript
5 195 (4.53%) C#
6 136 (3.16%) TypeScript
7 127 (2.95%) PL/SQL
8 96 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 77 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 53 (1.23%) PHP
11 52 (1.21%) Kotlin
12 51 (1.18%) Scala
13 48 (1.11%) C
14 30 (0.70%) C++
15 29 (0.67%) VB
16 18 (0.42%) Bash
17 17 (0.39%) R
18 16 (0.37%) Go
19 13 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions
19 13 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 986 (22.89%) Degree
2 150 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 115 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 71 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 70 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 70 (1.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 68 (1.58%) Master's Degree
7 52 (1.21%) HND
8 49 (1.14%) HNC
9 48 (1.11%) Azure Certification
10 47 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (1.02%) PMP
12 39 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (0.86%) DBS Check
14 35 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (0.70%) DV Cleared
16 28 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
17 27 (0.63%) CISSP
18 23 (0.53%) CCNA
19 21 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (7.17%) QA
2 156 (3.62%) SLA
3 125 (2.90%) GDPR
4 112 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 99 (2.30%) PMO
6 66 (1.53%) ISO 9001
7 62 (1.44%) Accessibility
8 49 (1.14%) Data Quality
9 42 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
10 37 (0.86%) NIST
11 32 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
12 31 (0.72%) ISO 14001
13 21 (0.49%) NEBOSH
14 18 (0.42%) GRC
15 16 (0.37%) NCSC
16 15 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 13 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 12 (0.28%) ISO 22301
19 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
20 10 (0.23%) COSHH
System Software
1 202 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 109 (2.53%) Docker
2 109 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (1.95%) HDFS
4 48 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.51%) Firmware
5 22 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.51%) vSphere
6 18 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.14%) XenApp
10 4 (0.093%) pfSense
11 3 (0.070%) Embedded Firmware
12 2 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.023%) Snort
13 1 (0.023%) Varnish
13 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 173 (4.02%) Kubernetes
2 172 (3.99%) Terraform
3 49 (1.14%) Grafana
4 42 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 31 (0.72%) SCCM
6 18 (0.42%) Prometheus
7 16 (0.37%) Functional Safety
8 14 (0.33%) Ansible
9 12 (0.28%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 12 (0.28%) vCenter Server
9 12 (0.28%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.26%) Nagios
11 9 (0.21%) Progress Chef
12 7 (0.16%) SCOM
13 6 (0.14%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.12%) EMC VPLEX
14 5 (0.12%) Opsview
14 5 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 753 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 221 (5.13%) Databricks
3 218 (5.06%) Oracle
4 153 (3.55%) SAP
5 140 (3.25%) VMware
6 111 (2.58%) Google
7 106 (2.46%) Cisco
8 87 (2.02%) Salesforce
9 84 (1.95%) Informatica
10 72 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 55 (1.28%) Citrix
11 55 (1.28%) Cloudera
12 51 (1.18%) Dynatrace
13 48 (1.11%) Splunk
14 42 (0.98%) Alteryx
15 30 (0.70%) Veeam
16 23 (0.53%) HP
17 22 (0.51%) Meraki
18 21 (0.49%) IBM
19 20 (0.46%) Dell