The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 91 132
Rank change year-on-year -14 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2544 2990 2569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.90% 3.04% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.41% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1811 2282 1798
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,173
% change year-on-year - -0.38%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the UK

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 26 May 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
England -8 2394 £52,500 +5.00% 380
London +27 982 £60,000 +4.34% 104
South East -36 387 £45,000 -5.26% 93
Yorkshire +41 212 £40,750 -4.11% 31
West Midlands +9 198 £45,000 -10.00% 24
East of England -36 173 £55,000 +10.00% 41
West Yorkshire +31 171 £40,000 -5.88% 26
South West -25 161 £47,500 +5.55% 24
North West -58 153 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Leeds +36 119 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Surrey +11 115 £55,000 +27.90% 17
Manchester -38 113 £47,500 - 23
City of London +20 108 £60,000 +7.62% 15
Birmingham -2 103 £45,250 -21.30% 9
Hampshire +37 78 £42,500 -8.60% 15
Berkshire -5 76 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Wales +24 72 £45,131 +0.29% 4
East Midlands -52 67 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Hertfordshire -37 65 £55,000 - 17
Scotland -36 53 £45,000 +7.14% 9
Oxfordshire -46 52 £40,000 -20.00% 28
Cambridgeshire -3 50 £56,250 +14.79% 12
Wiltshire +3 42 £49,250 +24.68% 4
Cambridge -12 42 £57,500 +17.34% 11
Bradford +16 38 £44,000 +0.57% 5
South Yorkshire +3 34 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Reigate +42 32 £62,500 +66.66% 6
Cornwall +22 31 £50,000 +122.22%
North East +1 31 £35,500 -43.20% 7
Swansea - 31 £49,039 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 1836 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1478 (28.39%) Finance
3 888 (17.06%) SQL
4 873 (16.77%) ITIL
5 870 (16.71%) Microsoft
6 832 (15.98%) Degree
7 729 (14.00%) Project Management
8 723 (13.89%) Java
9 718 (13.79%) Scrum
10 687 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
11 632 (12.14%) SQL Server
12 587 (11.28%) Windows
13 581 (11.16%) QA
14 580 (11.14%) Linux
15 552 (10.60%) DevOps
16 550 (10.56%) JavaScript
17 547 (10.51%) Service Delivery
18 515 (9.89%) TDD
19 511 (9.82%) Mentoring
20 510 (9.80%) .NET
21 497 (9.55%) C#
22 491 (9.43%) Test Automation
23 469 (9.01%) Software Engineering
24 468 (8.99%) Service Management
25 450 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
26 442 (8.49%) Oracle
27 439 (8.43%) HTML
28 421 (8.09%) Change Management
29 409 (7.86%) SDLC
30 406 (7.80%) Coaching

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 202 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 137 (2.63%) IIS
3 119 (2.29%) Tomcat
4 115 (2.21%) MS Exchange
5 102 (1.96%) Apache
6 91 (1.75%) CMS
7 64 (1.23%) JBoss
8 61 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 60 (1.15%) Confluence
10 55 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 51 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 47 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 40 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (0.60%) Drupal
15 30 (0.58%) nginx
15 30 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 29 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 27 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (0.52%) OpenStack
17 27 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 241 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 241 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 75 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 64 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.25%) InVision
8 11 (0.21%) UXPin
9 7 (0.13%) Campfire
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.077%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.077%) SPSS
12 2 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.038%) Windchill
13 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.019%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.019%) InDesign
13 1 (0.019%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 98 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 41 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 41 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 28 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 26 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 20 (0.38%) assyst
6 20 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 19 (0.36%) SAP HCM
7 19 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
8 18 (0.35%) Eloqua
9 16 (0.31%) SAP HR
10 14 (0.27%) Sentinel
11 13 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.23%) Endur
12 12 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.17%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
13 9 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 314 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (3.65%) SaaS
4 116 (2.23%) PaaS
5 112 (2.15%) IaaS
6 108 (2.07%) Office 365
7 54 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
11 23 (0.44%) GitHub
12 22 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 17 (0.33%) G Suite
14 14 (0.27%) Loggly
15 12 (0.23%) Mimecast
16 10 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
17 9 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
18 8 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
18 8 (0.15%) Akamai
18 8 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 269 (5.17%) Firewall
2 186 (3.57%) Internet
3 175 (3.36%) DNS
4 155 (2.98%) LAN
5 147 (2.82%) WAN
6 117 (2.25%) SAN
7 111 (2.13%) HTTP
8 104 (2.00%) TCP/IP
9 103 (1.98%) DHCP
10 58 (1.11%) Network Security
10 58 (1.11%) VPN
11 48 (0.92%) SSL
12 46 (0.88%) Skype
13 43 (0.83%) VoIP
14 39 (0.75%) Wireless
15 35 (0.67%) LDAP
16 30 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (0.56%) OSPF
18 26 (0.50%) MPLS
18 26 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 292 (5.61%) MySQL
3 174 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 137 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 125 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 118 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (2.17%) Big Data
8 101 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 91 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 84 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 75 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 72 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 71 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 70 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 59 (1.13%) Power BI
16 57 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 52 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 46 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
19 45 (0.86%) DB2
20 44 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 260 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 221 (4.25%) JIRA
3 208 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 207 (3.98%) Selenium
5 119 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 101 (1.94%) JUnit
7 95 (1.82%) Subversion
8 86 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 75 (1.44%) Maven
10 73 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 72 (1.38%) TeamCity
12 57 (1.09%) NUnit
13 52 (1.00%) WebDriver
14 51 (0.98%) gulp
15 50 (0.96%) HP UFT
16 45 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 38 (0.73%) LSMW
18 32 (0.61%) Ant
18 32 (0.61%) Jasmine
19 29 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1478 (28.39%) Finance
2 390 (7.49%) Retail
3 223 (4.28%) Marketing
4 207 (3.98%) Banking
5 187 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 184 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 169 (3.25%) Legal
8 146 (2.80%) Publishing
9 102 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 94 (1.81%) Law
11 82 (1.58%) Games
12 78 (1.50%) Advertising
13 67 (1.29%) Back Office
14 58 (1.11%) Front Office
15 50 (0.96%) Electronics
16 46 (0.88%) Billing
17 44 (0.85%) Investment Banking
18 35 (0.67%) Retail Banking
19 25 (0.48%) General Ledger
20 23 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 908 (17.44%) Developer
2 759 (14.58%) Analyst
3 297 (5.70%) Architect
4 254 (4.88%) IT Manager
5 216 (4.15%) Project Manager
6 212 (4.07%) Service Manager
7 206 (3.96%) Senior Developer
8 198 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 171 (3.28%) Consultant
10 165 (3.17%) Business Analyst
11 156 (3.00%) Team Leader
12 143 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
13 139 (2.67%) Software Developer
14 137 (2.63%) C# Developer
15 135 (2.59%) .NET Developer
16 120 (2.31%) Scrum Master
17 119 (2.29%) Senior Manager
18 116 (2.23%) Administrator
18 116 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
19 108 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (9.80%) .NET
2 439 (8.43%) HTML
3 376 (7.22%) CSS
4 321 (6.17%) Web Services
5 231 (4.44%) Spring
6 218 (4.19%) XML
7 213 (4.09%) AngularJS
8 201 (3.86%) HTML5
9 199 (3.82%) REST
10 158 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 144 (2.77%) CSS3
12 143 (2.75%) jQuery
13 138 (2.65%) RESTful
14 135 (2.59%) Node.js
15 134 (2.57%) SOAP
16 114 (2.19%) .NET Framework
17 105 (2.02%) React
18 100 (1.92%) Java EE
19 97 (1.86%) Hibernate
20 96 (1.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 687 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 391 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 387 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 299 (5.74%) Data Centre
5 201 (3.86%) User Experience
6 130 (2.50%) Virtual Team
7 104 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 103 (1.98%) Fintech
9 96 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 92 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
11 86 (1.65%) CMDB
12 81 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 52 (1.00%) iPad
14 46 (0.88%) Algorithms
15 45 (0.86%) Social Media
16 42 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 39 (0.75%) Equities
18 38 (0.73%) Fixed Income
19 37 (0.71%) Derivative
20 36 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 587 (11.28%) Windows
2 580 (11.14%) Linux
3 191 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 187 (3.59%) Unix
5 120 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (1.31%) CentOS
8 64 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 57 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 54 (1.04%) Android
11 53 (1.02%) Windows 10
12 47 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 38 (0.73%) Solaris
14 28 (0.54%) AIX
15 21 (0.40%) Debian
16 20 (0.38%) Windows 8
17 18 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (0.33%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1836 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 873 (16.77%) ITIL
3 729 (14.00%) Project Management
4 718 (13.79%) Scrum
5 552 (10.60%) DevOps
6 547 (10.51%) Service Delivery
7 515 (9.89%) TDD
8 511 (9.82%) Mentoring
9 491 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 469 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 468 (8.99%) Service Management
12 450 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 421 (8.09%) Change Management
14 409 (7.86%) SDLC
15 406 (7.80%) Coaching
16 386 (7.41%) PRINCE2
17 380 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
18 361 (6.93%) Line Management
19 330 (6.34%) BDD
20 316 (6.07%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 888 (17.06%) SQL
2 723 (13.89%) Java
3 550 (10.56%) JavaScript
4 497 (9.55%) C#
5 306 (5.88%) Python
6 171 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 135 (2.59%) Perl
8 133 (2.55%) C++
9 123 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 121 (2.32%) C
11 112 (2.15%) PHP
12 109 (2.09%) Ruby
13 79 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 73 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 60 (1.15%) VBA
16 58 (1.11%) ABAP
16 58 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 55 (1.06%) VB.NET
18 42 (0.81%) ES6
19 32 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 832 (15.98%) Degree
2 176 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 160 (3.07%) CISSP
4 152 (2.92%) ISEB
5 142 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 124 (2.38%) CISM
7 100 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 99 (1.90%) PMP
9 94 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
10 91 (1.75%) PMI Certification
11 81 (1.56%) CISA
12 75 (1.44%) ISTQB
13 71 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 56 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 55 (1.06%) CCNP
17 54 (1.04%) MCSE
18 52 (1.00%) CCNA
19 33 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 33 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 581 (11.16%) QA
2 237 (4.55%) SLA
3 168 (3.23%) PMO
4 146 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 60 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 46 (0.88%) COBIT
7 31 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 25 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 18 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
11 11 (0.21%) P3O
12 10 (0.19%) GDPR
12 10 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 10 (0.19%) JTAG
13 9 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 9 (0.17%) GCP
14 6 (0.12%) ISO 15288
14 6 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 6 (0.12%) ISO22301
System Software
1 299 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 210 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (2.34%) Docker
4 75 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 59 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (0.98%) Firmware
8 42 (0.81%) vSphere
9 37 (0.71%) XenApp
10 20 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 19 (0.36%) NFS
12 17 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.23%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.15%) Varnish
16 6 (0.12%) KVM
16 6 (0.12%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.096%) LXC
Systems Management
1 125 (2.40%) Puppet
2 114 (2.19%) SCCM
3 99 (1.90%) Ansible
4 80 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (1.06%) SCOM
6 54 (1.04%) Nagios
7 41 (0.79%) Terraform
8 40 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 33 (0.63%) SCVMM
10 27 (0.52%) NetBackup
11 23 (0.44%) WSUS
12 22 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.38%) Opsview
14 18 (0.35%) Backup Exec
14 18 (0.35%) Grafana
15 17 (0.33%) Control-M
15 17 (0.33%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 15 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 14 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 870 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 442 (8.49%) Oracle
3 324 (6.22%) VMware
4 285 (5.47%) Cisco
5 281 (5.40%) SAP
6 153 (2.94%) IBM
7 151 (2.90%) HP
8 129 (2.48%) Citrix
9 118 (2.27%) ServiceNow
10 117 (2.25%) Red Hat
11 105 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 93 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
13 91 (1.75%) Juniper
14 89 (1.71%) Google
15 64 (1.23%) NetApp
16 62 (1.19%) Cognizant
17 58 (1.11%) Tableau
18 52 (1.00%) BMC
18 52 (1.00%) EMC
19 49 (0.94%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Powys
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
HILLCREST HOUSING GROUP
Salary: From £57,262 to £71,584 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Midlands
Morson International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago