Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 93 77
Rank change year-on-year +54 -16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 413 252 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.02% 3.03% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 3.29% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 324 171 270
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £30,575 £29,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £61,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 6,300 7,668 8,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.85% 92.11% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,104 6,252 7,520
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +15 171 £50,000 +10.50% 48
South Yorkshire +57 117 £47,500 -5.00% 19
North Yorkshire +23 93 £45,000 -10.00% 15
East Yorkshire +26 28 £45,000 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 142 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (28.81%) ITIL
3 100 (24.21%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (20.10%) Service Delivery
5 80 (19.37%) DevOps
6 76 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (17.19%) Service Management
8 68 (16.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 65 (15.74%) SQL
10 63 (15.25%) SLA
11 59 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 58 (14.04%) SQL Server
13 57 (13.80%) Linux
14 54 (13.08%) Proactive Monitoring
15 52 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement Process
16 50 (12.11%) Cisco
16 50 (12.11%) Microsoft
17 49 (11.86%) Public Sector
18 48 (11.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 47 (11.38%) Change Management
19 47 (11.38%) Scrum
20 45 (10.90%) Finance
20 45 (10.90%) Python
20 45 (10.90%) ISO 9001
20 45 (10.90%) Coaching
21 42 (10.17%) Windows
22 40 (9.69%) Ansible
23 38 (9.20%) Mentoring
23 38 (9.20%) Project Management
23 38 (9.20%) Firewall

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 18 (4.36%) Skype for Business
2 16 (3.87%) IIS
3 11 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.66%) Confluence
3 11 (2.66%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.45%) Apache
4 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.21%) CMS
5 5 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.21%) nginx
5 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Drupal
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.18%) Chatbot
3 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.48%) Flinto
6 2 (0.48%) InVision
6 2 (0.48%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (1.94%) assyst
2 3 (0.73%) Magento
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.47%) AWS
1 35 (8.47%) Azure
2 26 (6.30%) Office 365
3 13 (3.15%) SaaS
4 11 (2.66%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.69%) GitHub
7 6 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.45%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.21%) Serverless
8 5 (1.21%) Slack
9 4 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.48%) GCP
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.24%) NuGet
11 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.20%) Firewall
2 37 (8.96%) DNS
3 36 (8.72%) DHCP
4 35 (8.47%) Wireless
5 32 (7.75%) LAN
5 32 (7.75%) WAN
6 29 (7.02%) VPN
7 26 (6.30%) TCP/IP
8 25 (6.05%) MPLS
9 23 (5.57%) Internet
10 19 (4.60%) VoIP
11 18 (4.36%) Skype
12 16 (3.87%) SAN
13 14 (3.39%) IPsec
14 13 (3.15%) 802.11
14 13 (3.15%) BGP
14 13 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (3.15%) NX-OS
14 13 (3.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.54%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.36%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.63%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.42%) Big Data
5 10 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.45%) DB2
7 6 (1.45%) Power BI
7 6 (1.45%) QlikView
8 5 (1.21%) MySQL
8 5 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.97%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.97%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.12%) Selenium
3 11 (2.66%) JIRA
4 9 (2.18%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.94%) GitLab
5 8 (1.94%) JUnit
6 7 (1.69%) JMeter
7 5 (1.21%) Ant
7 5 (1.21%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.21%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.21%) Maven
7 5 (1.21%) Mockito
7 5 (1.21%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.21%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.97%) ERwin
9 3 (0.73%) Toad
9 3 (0.73%) Xcode
General
1 49 (11.86%) Public Sector
2 45 (10.90%) Finance
3 27 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.63%) Games
5 7 (1.69%) Banking
5 7 (1.69%) Legal
5 7 (1.69%) Local Government
5 7 (1.69%) Retail
6 6 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.73%) Advertising
7 3 (0.73%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 57 (13.80%) Analyst
3 54 (13.08%) Delivery Manager
4 50 (12.11%) Service Delivery Manager
5 40 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (7.26%) Developer
7 22 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 22 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 17 (4.12%) Administrator
8 17 (4.12%) DBA
8 17 (4.12%) SQL DBA
9 16 (3.87%) Coordinator
10 15 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
10 15 (3.63%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.39%) Network Support
12 13 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.15%) IT Manager
13 12 (2.91%) Junior
13 12 (2.91%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.23%) .NET
2 22 (5.33%) XML
3 20 (4.84%) Web Services
4 17 (4.12%) HTML
5 16 (3.87%) REST
6 15 (3.63%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.39%) CSS
7 14 (3.39%) Spring
8 13 (3.15%) 802.1X
9 9 (2.18%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (2.18%) JSON
9 9 (2.18%) Node.js
10 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.94%) Kafka
10 8 (1.94%) SOAP
10 8 (1.94%) Velocity
11 7 (1.69%) jQuery
12 5 (1.21%) PowerMock
12 5 (1.21%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.15%) User Experience
5 11 (2.66%) CMDB
6 9 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.73%) AS400
8 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.73%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) PMI
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.24%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.24%) Blog
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.24%) Handset
10 1 (0.24%) IVR
10 1 (0.24%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.80%) Linux
2 42 (10.17%) Windows
3 32 (7.75%) Unix
4 23 (5.57%) Windows Server
5 21 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.39%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.15%) CatOS
11 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.73%) Android
13 1 (0.24%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (28.81%) ITIL
3 100 (24.21%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (20.10%) Service Delivery
5 80 (19.37%) DevOps
6 71 (17.19%) Service Management
7 59 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 54 (13.08%) Proactive Monitoring
9 52 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 47 (11.38%) Change Management
10 47 (11.38%) Scrum
11 45 (10.90%) Coaching
12 38 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 38 (9.20%) Project Management
13 36 (8.72%) Project Delivery
14 33 (7.99%) Configuration Management
15 31 (7.51%) Time Management
16 30 (7.26%) Technical Leadership
17 27 (6.54%) Process Improvement
18 26 (6.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.74%) SQL
2 45 (10.90%) Python
3 28 (6.78%) Java
4 26 (6.30%) C#
5 25 (6.05%) JavaScript
6 19 (4.60%) Ruby
7 11 (2.66%) PHP
8 8 (1.94%) C
8 8 (1.94%) Scala
9 7 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.21%) ES6
10 5 (1.21%) Java 8
10 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.21%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.97%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.73%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (11.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 23 (5.57%) CCNP
2 23 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (4.84%) CCNA
4 15 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.39%) MCSE
6 13 (3.15%) Degree
7 7 (1.69%) CCENT
8 6 (1.45%) CISA
8 6 (1.45%) CISM
8 6 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (1.45%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.45%) SANS
8 6 (1.45%) SSCP
9 5 (1.21%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.73%) MCSA
11 2 (0.48%) APMG
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (16.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (15.25%) SLA
3 45 (10.90%) ISO 9001
4 28 (6.78%) QA
5 10 (2.42%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (1.94%) PMO
7 6 (1.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (1.45%) GDPR
7 6 (1.45%) NIST
8 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (7.26%) Docker
2 21 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.84%) vSphere
4 19 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.39%) Active Directory
6 13 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.91%) XenApp
8 4 (0.97%) HDFS
9 3 (0.73%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.48%) Firmware
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 40 (9.69%) Ansible
2 32 (7.75%) Puppet
3 31 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (7.02%) Kubernetes
5 16 (3.87%) Terraform
6 12 (2.91%) SCCM
7 11 (2.66%) WSUS
8 10 (2.42%) FortiGate
8 10 (2.42%) Nessus
8 10 (2.42%) RANCID
9 4 (0.97%) Icinga
9 4 (0.97%) Kibana
9 4 (0.97%) logstash
9 4 (0.97%) Nagios
9 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.97%) Opsview
10 3 (0.73%) Oozie
11 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.24%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (12.11%) Cisco
1 50 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.99%) Citrix
3 24 (5.81%) VMware
4 14 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.15%) HP
5 13 (3.15%) Veeam
6 12 (2.91%) Dell
6 12 (2.91%) Mitel
6 12 (2.91%) Oracle
6 12 (2.91%) Siemens
7 11 (2.66%) Fortinet
8 10 (2.42%) Draytek
8 10 (2.42%) Huawei
8 10 (2.42%) Juniper
8 10 (2.42%) Meraki
8 10 (2.42%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.69%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.69%) BT
10 6 (1.45%) Foundry