Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +35 0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 302 255 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.93% 3.45% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 3.73% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 225 177 247
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +13.75% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,450 £27,400
90th Percentile £65,750 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 5,578 6,828 8,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.02% 92.33% 92.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,622 5,545 7,525
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +7 157 £50,000 +7.53% 46
North Yorkshire +64 76 £46,000 -3.16% 9
South Yorkshire +35 55 £44,500 -1.11% 6
East Yorkshire +18 13 £47,500 +30.14% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 125 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.14%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (23.18%) DevOps
5 59 (19.54%) ITIL
6 50 (16.56%) Coaching
7 40 (13.25%) Mentoring
8 39 (12.91%) SQL Server
9 37 (12.25%) Linux
9 37 (12.25%) Finance
9 37 (12.25%) Collaborative Working
10 36 (11.92%) SQL
10 36 (11.92%) AWS
11 34 (11.26%) Project Management
11 34 (11.26%) Microsoft
12 33 (10.93%) Configuration Management
13 32 (10.60%) .NET
13 32 (10.60%) Python
13 32 (10.60%) Service Delivery
14 31 (10.26%) Windows
14 31 (10.26%) Ansible
15 30 (9.93%) Change Management
15 30 (9.93%) Telecoms
16 28 (9.27%) LAN
16 28 (9.27%) Cisco
17 27 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (8.94%) Azure
17 27 (8.94%) WAN
17 27 (8.94%) Project Delivery
18 26 (8.61%) Infrastructure as Code

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 12 (3.97%) Confluence
1 12 (3.97%) Skype for Business
2 9 (2.98%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.98%) IIS
3 7 (2.32%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.66%) Apache
5 3 (0.99%) CMS
5 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.66%) Drupal
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.97%) assyst
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.92%) AWS
2 27 (8.94%) Azure
3 12 (3.97%) Office 365
3 12 (3.97%) Serverless
4 11 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.65%) SaaS
6 7 (2.32%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (2.32%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.66%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.99%) GCP
10 2 (0.66%) GitHub
10 2 (0.66%) IaaS
10 2 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.27%) LAN
2 27 (8.94%) WAN
3 24 (7.95%) Firewall
4 21 (6.95%) DHCP
4 21 (6.95%) DNS
5 20 (6.62%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.62%) Wireless
6 15 (4.97%) VPN
7 14 (4.64%) Internet
8 12 (3.97%) Skype
9 11 (3.64%) VoIP
10 10 (3.31%) MPLS
10 10 (3.31%) Network Security
11 9 (2.98%) SAN
12 6 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.66%) ISDN
13 5 (1.66%) NGN
13 5 (1.66%) PBX
14 4 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.64%) Big Data
3 11 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.31%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.32%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.32%) QlikView
6 5 (1.66%) Power BI
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
7 4 (1.32%) Impala
7 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.99%) DB2
8 3 (0.99%) MySQL
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.30%) Selenium
2 11 (3.64%) SpecFlow
3 8 (2.65%) JIRA
4 7 (2.32%) JMeter
4 7 (2.32%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.99%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.99%) TestRail
6 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.66%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.32%) JUnit
7 4 (1.32%) Mockito
8 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.66%) Ant
9 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.66%) Maven
9 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 37 (12.25%) Finance
2 30 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.30%) Games
4 13 (4.30%) Retail
5 8 (2.65%) Local Government
5 8 (2.65%) Marketing
6 6 (1.99%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Automotive
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (18.54%) Analyst
2 28 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (7.62%) Developer
4 19 (6.29%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (5.96%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (4.97%) Test Analyst
8 14 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) Coordinator
9 13 (4.30%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (3.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.97%) IT Analyst
10 12 (3.97%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.31%) Python Engineer
12 10 (3.31%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.31%) Support Manager
13 9 (2.98%) Administrator
13 9 (2.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.60%) .NET
2 14 (4.64%) XML
3 13 (4.30%) HTML
4 11 (3.64%) Web Services
5 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (2.98%) Velocity
7 8 (2.65%) CSS
7 8 (2.65%) Node.js
8 7 (2.32%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.32%) REST
9 6 (1.99%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.99%) jQuery
10 5 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.32%) 802.1X
11 4 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.99%) Kafka
12 3 (0.99%) Spring
13 2 (0.66%) LAMP
13 2 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.65%) User Experience
7 5 (1.66%) CMDB
7 5 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.32%) AS400
9 2 (0.66%) PMI
9 2 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.33%) Blog
10 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.25%) Linux
2 31 (10.26%) Windows
3 18 (5.96%) Unix
4 16 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.32%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.32%) CatOS
10 2 (0.66%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.14%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (23.18%) DevOps
4 59 (19.54%) ITIL
5 50 (16.56%) Coaching
6 40 (13.25%) Mentoring
7 37 (12.25%) Collaborative Working
8 34 (11.26%) Project Management
9 33 (10.93%) Configuration Management
10 32 (10.60%) Service Delivery
11 30 (9.93%) Change Management
12 27 (8.94%) Project Delivery
13 26 (8.61%) Acceptance Criteria
13 26 (8.61%) Infrastructure as Code
14 24 (7.95%) Scrum
14 24 (7.95%) Test Automation
15 22 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (7.28%) Time Management
16 21 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (6.95%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.92%) SQL
2 32 (10.60%) Python
3 26 (8.61%) C#
4 24 (7.95%) Java
5 19 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.97%) Ruby
7 8 (2.65%) Scala
8 6 (1.99%) C
9 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.99%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.66%) ES6
12 2 (0.66%) Go
12 2 (0.66%) Java 8
12 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.66%) Perl
12 2 (0.66%) PHP
12 2 (0.66%) R
12 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (2.98%) CCNP
1 9 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (2.65%) CCNA
2 8 (2.65%) Degree
3 7 (2.32%) CISM
3 7 (2.32%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.99%) CISA
4 6 (1.99%) MCSE
4 6 (1.99%) SANS
4 6 (1.99%) SSCP
5 5 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.66%) APMG
7 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.66%) CCAA
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.66%) PhD
7 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (7.28%) QA
2 15 (4.97%) SLA
3 10 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.99%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (1.99%) GDPR
5 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.99%) NIST
6 5 (1.66%) PMO
7 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.33%) COBIT
8 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.96%) Docker
1 18 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.64%) vSphere
4 13 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.32%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.99%) XenApp
7 4 (1.32%) HDFS
8 2 (0.66%) Firmware
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 31 (10.26%) Ansible
2 27 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (6.62%) Puppet
4 17 (5.63%) Kubernetes
5 12 (3.97%) Terraform
6 6 (1.99%) SCCM
7 5 (1.66%) WSUS
8 4 (1.32%) Nessus
9 3 (0.99%) Icinga
9 3 (0.99%) Nagios
9 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.99%) Opsview
10 2 (0.66%) Kibana
10 2 (0.66%) logstash
11 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.33%) RANCID
11 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.27%) Cisco
3 25 (8.28%) Citrix
4 19 (6.29%) VMware
5 8 (2.65%) Oracle
6 7 (2.32%) BT
6 7 (2.32%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.32%) Veeam
7 6 (1.99%) Dell
7 6 (1.99%) Foundry
7 6 (1.99%) HP
7 6 (1.99%) Mitel
7 6 (1.99%) Siemens
7 6 (1.99%) T-Plan
8 4 (1.32%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.99%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.99%) Google
9 3 (0.99%) NetApp
9 3 (0.99%) Tableau
10 2 (0.66%) IBM