Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 61 79
Rank change year-on-year -31 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 148 227 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.08% 4.00% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.39% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 194 192
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,235 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,375 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.45% - +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,480 5,173 6,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.22% 91.17% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,673 4,368 5,688
10th Percentile £29,015 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,950 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -12 99 £50,000 -4.76% 35
North Yorkshire 0 19 £43,750 -32.69% 7
South Yorkshire -34 19 £56,250 +32.35% 6
East Yorkshire -6 6 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) DevOps
3 36 (24.32%) Coaching
4 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
5 32 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (20.27%) Ansible
7 29 (19.59%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (16.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 24 (16.22%) Microsoft 365
9 24 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (15.54%) Kafka
10 23 (15.54%) Apache
10 23 (15.54%) Azure
11 22 (14.86%) Finance
11 22 (14.86%) Games
11 22 (14.86%) Windows
12 21 (14.19%) MySQL
12 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
12 21 (14.19%) SLA
12 21 (14.19%) Visualisation
13 20 (13.51%) Apache Flex
13 20 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (12.84%) Scrum
15 17 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (11.49%) Project Management
16 15 (10.14%) SQL
17 14 (9.46%) Linux
17 14 (9.46%) Windows Server
18 13 (8.78%) Decision-Making
18 13 (8.78%) Telecoms

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 23 (15.54%) Apache
2 4 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (15.54%) Azure
3 5 (3.38%) SaaS
4 4 (2.70%) AWS
4 4 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.35%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.35%) IaaS
6 2 (1.35%) PaaS
6 2 (1.35%) Serverless
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.68%) NuGet
7 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) SAN
2 5 (3.38%) Firewall
3 3 (2.03%) Internet
4 2 (1.35%) DHCP
4 2 (1.35%) DNS
4 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) Broadband
5 1 (0.68%) DMZ
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) ICMP
5 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) SNMP
5 1 (0.68%) VLAN
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) WebEx
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) MySQL
2 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.73%) Big Data
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.03%) Tableau
7 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) Power BI
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) Semantic Layer
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.35%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.68%) Postman
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
1 22 (14.86%) Games
2 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Analyst
3 18 (12.16%) Senior DevOps
3 18 (12.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) IT Manager
5 8 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.73%) Technical Leader
7 6 (4.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.05%) DBA
7 6 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Technology Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Security Specialist
8 5 (3.38%) SQL DBA
8 5 (3.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.54%) Kafka
2 20 (13.51%) Apache Flex
3 8 (5.41%) .NET
4 3 (2.03%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.03%) Loki
5 2 (1.35%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) Flask
6 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.68%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.68%) Spring
6 1 (0.68%) Velocity
6 1 (0.68%) WinForms
6 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.59%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.08%) User Experience
4 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.73%) BYOD
6 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.35%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.86%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.03%) Unix
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) DevOps
3 36 (24.32%) Coaching
4 32 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (16.89%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (14.19%) Visualisation
7 19 (12.84%) Scrum
8 17 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (11.49%) Project Management
9 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.78%) Decision-Making
9 13 (8.78%) TDD
10 12 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.43%) Change Management
12 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.76%) ITSM
12 10 (6.76%) Service Management
12 10 (6.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.14%) SQL
2 11 (7.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.73%) Python
5 4 (2.70%) Java
6 3 (2.03%) C
6 3 (2.03%) C#
7 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.35%) PMP
3 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (0.68%) CIMA
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) SLA
2 10 (6.76%) QA
3 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) Docker
3 4 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.03%) Microcode
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (20.27%) Ansible
2 24 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.73%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.38%) Puppet
5 3 (2.03%) Grafana
5 3 (2.03%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.68%) Nessus
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) VMware
3 7 (4.73%) Dell
3 7 (4.73%) Dell Compellent
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Remedy
4 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (1.35%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) Openreach
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk