Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 +34
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 201 131 363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.39% 3.60% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.87% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 124 114 281
10th Percentile £33,775 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,625 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,375 £51,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.71% +7.89% -5.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £63,438 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,125 £73,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,757 £55,000 £54,860
% change year-on-year +3.19% +0.26% +0.66%

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 5,586 3,384 6,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.12% 93.12% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,381 2,914 5,597
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.16%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -19 135 £50,000 -6.98% 45
South Yorkshire -31 26 £45,270 +6.52% 6
North Yorkshire +5 22 £60,000 +11.63% 8
East Yorkshire - 14 £52,500 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 109 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.37%) Microsoft
3 50 (24.88%) Social Skills
4 47 (23.38%) DevOps
5 42 (20.90%) Java
6 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
7 32 (15.92%) TDD
8 31 (15.42%) Coaching
9 29 (14.43%) Scrum
9 29 (14.43%) Finance
10 27 (13.43%) SQL
10 27 (13.43%) Collaborative Working
11 26 (12.94%) Project Management
12 25 (12.44%) Linux
12 25 (12.44%) Mentoring
12 25 (12.44%) Jenkins
13 24 (11.94%) Test Automation
13 24 (11.94%) Azure
14 23 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (10.95%) Git (software)
15 22 (10.95%) REST
15 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (10.95%) SDLC
16 21 (10.45%) MySQL
16 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
16 21 (10.45%) SLA
17 20 (9.95%) PHP
17 20 (9.95%) AWS
17 20 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (9.45%) Spring

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 16 (7.96%) Apache
1 16 (7.96%) Confluence
2 10 (4.98%) CMS
3 4 (1.99%) JBoss
4 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.50%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.94%) Azure
2 20 (9.95%) AWS
3 15 (7.46%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (5.97%) Serverless
5 8 (3.98%) PaaS
5 8 (3.98%) Power Platform
6 6 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.99%) SaaS
7 5 (2.49%) Azure Stack
8 4 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.99%) GitHub
8 4 (1.99%) IaaS
9 3 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.00%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) Broadband
1 10 (4.98%) HTTP
2 8 (3.98%) Internet
3 6 (2.99%) 5G
4 4 (1.99%) DHCP
4 4 (1.99%) DNS
4 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.99%) VPN
5 3 (1.49%) SAN
6 2 (1.00%) BGP
6 2 (1.00%) DMZ
6 2 (1.00%) Firewall
6 2 (1.00%) ICMP
6 2 (1.00%) LAN
6 2 (1.00%) OSPF
6 2 (1.00%) SNMP
6 2 (1.00%) VLAN
6 2 (1.00%) VRRP
6 2 (1.00%) WAN
6 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.45%) MySQL
2 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.98%) Big Data
4 7 (3.48%) Power BI
5 6 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.49%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (12.44%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.45%) JIRA
4 12 (5.97%) Bitbucket
5 8 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.99%) Xcode
7 4 (1.99%) CocoaPods
7 4 (1.99%) Postman
8 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.00%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.50%) GitLab
10 1 (0.50%) Hudson
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 50 (24.88%) Social Skills
2 29 (14.43%) Finance
3 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.97%) Billing
5 12 (5.97%) Games
6 10 (4.98%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.98%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (3.48%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (1.99%) Retail
9 4 (1.99%) Social Housing
10 3 (1.49%) Law
10 3 (1.49%) Local Government
10 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.49%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.50%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (13.93%) Developer
2 23 (11.44%) Analyst
3 11 (5.47%) Architect
3 11 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (4.98%) Engineering Specialist
5 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
6 8 (3.98%) Senior Developer
6 8 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (3.98%) Service Analyst
6 8 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (3.98%) Service Manager
7 7 (3.48%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (3.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Agile Coach
8 6 (2.99%) AWS Developer
8 6 (2.99%) Business Analyst
8 6 (2.99%) Scrum Master
8 6 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.95%) REST
2 19 (9.45%) Spring
3 18 (8.96%) HTML
4 16 (7.96%) .NET
5 14 (6.97%) CSS
5 14 (6.97%) Node.js
5 14 (6.97%) Web Services
6 11 (5.47%) Spring Boot
7 10 (4.98%) LAMP
8 9 (4.48%) JSON
9 7 (3.48%) GraphQL
9 7 (3.48%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.48%) React
10 6 (2.99%) Kafka
10 6 (2.99%) Symfony
11 5 (2.49%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (2.49%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.49%) Loki
12 4 (1.99%) Vue.js
12 4 (1.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
1 10 (4.98%) Social Media
2 7 (3.48%) BYOD
2 7 (3.48%) Driving Licence
2 7 (3.48%) Life Science
2 7 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.99%) User Experience
4 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) PMI
6 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.00%) PKI
6 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) Robotics
7 1 (0.50%) Blog
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.44%) Linux
2 8 (3.98%) Android
2 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.98%) Windows
3 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.00%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.38%) DevOps
3 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
4 32 (15.92%) TDD
5 31 (15.42%) Coaching
6 29 (14.43%) Scrum
7 27 (13.43%) Collaborative Working
8 26 (12.94%) Project Management
9 25 (12.44%) Mentoring
10 24 (11.94%) Test Automation
11 23 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (10.95%) SDLC
13 20 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (8.96%) BDD
14 18 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (8.96%) OO
14 18 (8.96%) OOP
15 16 (7.96%) CRM
15 16 (7.96%) Decision-Making
15 16 (7.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.90%) Java
2 27 (13.43%) SQL
3 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.95%) PHP
5 13 (6.47%) Python
6 12 (5.97%) C#
7 11 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.99%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.49%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.99%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.99%) VBA
12 3 (1.49%) C
12 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.00%) C++
13 2 (1.00%) Perl
13 2 (1.00%) Ruby
13 2 (1.00%) VB
13 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.99%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.00%) PMP
5 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.50%) CIMA
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.45%) SLA
2 19 (9.45%) QA
3 7 (3.48%) IEC 62304
3 7 (3.48%) ISO 13485
3 7 (3.48%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.99%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.49%) Accessibility
6 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.49%) PMO
7 2 (1.00%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.48%) Docker
4 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.00%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) Terraform
2 9 (4.48%) Ansible
2 9 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.49%) Grafana
3 5 (2.49%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.99%) Puppet
5 3 (1.49%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.00%) Nessus
7 1 (0.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 53 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.46%) Atlassian
2 15 (7.46%) BT
3 13 (6.47%) Oracle
4 9 (4.48%) SAP
5 7 (3.48%) Remedy
6 5 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.49%) Dell
7 3 (1.49%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 2 (1.00%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.00%) Cisco
8 2 (1.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.00%) Juniper
8 2 (1.00%) Minitab
8 2 (1.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.50%) ANSYS
9 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.50%) Splunk