Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 93 89
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 +37
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 341 283 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.52% 2.92% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 3.14% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 258 234 266
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +20.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,450 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +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 6,831 9,027 9,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.45% 93.24% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,513 7,646 8,486
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,640 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +2 142 £49,337 +3.87% 10
South Yorkshire +36 109 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North Yorkshire -8 55 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East Yorkshire +21 25 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 131 (38.42%) ITIL
2 100 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (21.11%) SLA
4 70 (20.53%) Service Delivery
5 69 (20.23%) Microsoft
6 65 (19.06%) Service Management
7 63 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 59 (17.30%) PRINCE2
9 56 (16.42%) DevOps
10 53 (15.54%) Finance
11 52 (15.25%) SQL
11 52 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 52 (15.25%) Proactive Monitoring
11 52 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
12 51 (14.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 51 (14.96%) SQL Server
13 48 (14.08%) ISO 9001
14 47 (13.78%) Scrum
15 40 (11.73%) Software Engineering
16 39 (11.44%) Windows
16 39 (11.44%) Coaching
17 38 (11.14%) Citrix
17 38 (11.14%) Test Automation
18 37 (10.85%) Cisco
19 36 (10.56%) Analytics
20 35 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (10.26%) Mentoring
21 34 (9.97%) Degree
21 34 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management

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 20 (5.87%) IIS
2 18 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.28%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.52%) Confluence
4 10 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.76%) Mule
7 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.17%) SAS
9 3 (0.88%) Apache
9 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.59%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Magento
1 4 (1.17%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.17%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.88%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.59%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.59%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.50%) Office 365
3 19 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.28%) SaaS
5 14 (4.11%) GitHub
6 7 (2.05%) Slack
7 5 (1.47%) IaaS
8 4 (1.17%) PaaS
8 4 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.59%) NuGet
10 2 (0.59%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.59%) Serverless
10 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Yarn
11 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.68%) DNS
2 32 (9.38%) DHCP
3 28 (8.21%) Firewall
3 28 (8.21%) VPN
4 26 (7.62%) MPLS
4 26 (7.62%) Wireless
5 19 (5.57%) Internet
5 19 (5.57%) LAN
6 15 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (4.40%) IPsec
6 15 (4.40%) SAN
7 14 (4.11%) 3G
7 14 (4.11%) 4G
7 14 (4.11%) 802.11
7 14 (4.11%) BGP
7 14 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (4.11%) NetScaler
7 14 (4.11%) NetScreen
7 14 (4.11%) OSPF
7 14 (4.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.05%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.76%) QlikView
6 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (1.17%) OLAP
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.17%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.88%) DB2
9 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.59%) MySQL
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.40%) JIRA
4 14 (4.11%) Selenium
5 12 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (3.52%) Subversion
6 9 (2.64%) JUnit
7 8 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.05%) Maven
9 6 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.76%) Toad
10 5 (1.47%) Mockito
10 5 (1.47%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.47%) Xcode
11 4 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.17%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.88%) JMeter
12 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 53 (15.54%) Finance
2 15 (4.40%) Legal
3 13 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.23%) Retail
5 10 (2.93%) Banking
6 7 (2.05%) Marketing
7 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.88%) Electronics
8 3 (0.88%) Games
8 3 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (17.30%) Service Manager
2 56 (16.42%) Delivery Manager
2 56 (16.42%) Services Delivery Manager
3 49 (14.37%) Analyst
4 30 (8.80%) Developer
5 20 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (5.57%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.28%) Applications Support
7 18 (5.28%) IT Manager
8 17 (4.99%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (4.11%) Network Support
10 12 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.52%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.23%) Cloud Specialist
12 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Specialist
12 10 (2.93%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.93%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.93%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.64%) Principal Engineer
13 9 (2.64%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.04%) .NET
2 23 (6.74%) HTML
2 23 (6.74%) XML
3 22 (6.45%) Spring
4 19 (5.57%) AngularJS
5 17 (4.99%) REST
6 16 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 14 (4.11%) 802.1X
7 14 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (4.11%) CSS
7 14 (4.11%) JSON
8 12 (3.52%) Web Services
9 9 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (2.64%) React
9 9 (2.64%) XSLT
10 7 (2.05%) SOAP
10 7 (2.05%) Spring Boot
11 6 (1.76%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (1.76%) Kafka
11 6 (1.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.28%) User Experience
4 13 (3.81%) CMDB
4 13 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.17%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.59%) RIA
7 2 (0.59%) Robotics
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.29%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.44%) Windows
2 28 (8.21%) Unix
3 27 (7.92%) Linux
4 24 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.99%) Apple iOS
7 15 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.11%) CatOS
9 13 (3.81%) Windows 10
9 13 (3.81%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.76%) Android
11 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.59%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) HPUX
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (38.42%) ITIL
2 100 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (20.53%) Service Delivery
4 65 (19.06%) Service Management
5 59 (17.30%) PRINCE2
6 56 (16.42%) DevOps
7 52 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 52 (15.25%) Proactive Monitoring
7 52 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (13.78%) Scrum
9 40 (11.73%) Software Engineering
10 39 (11.44%) Coaching
11 38 (11.14%) Test Automation
12 36 (10.56%) Analytics
13 35 (10.26%) Mentoring
14 34 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (8.21%) Technical Leadership
16 26 (7.62%) Change Management
16 26 (7.62%) Kanban
17 22 (6.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.25%) SQL
2 31 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 29 (8.50%) Java
4 27 (7.92%) Python
5 24 (7.04%) C#
6 10 (2.93%) Ruby
7 9 (2.64%) Apple Swift
8 8 (2.35%) Java 8
8 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.05%) ES6
9 7 (2.05%) PHP
10 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.17%) Go
11 4 (1.17%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.17%) R
12 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.88%) Perl
13 2 (0.59%) Groovy
13 2 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (14.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 34 (9.97%) Degree
3 28 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (7.62%) CCNP
5 22 (6.45%) CCNA
6 16 (4.69%) ISTQB
6 16 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.11%) MCSE
8 9 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.05%) CISA
9 7 (2.05%) CISM
9 7 (2.05%) CISSP
9 7 (2.05%) SANS
9 7 (2.05%) SSCP
10 5 (1.47%) ISEB
10 5 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.17%) CCENT
11 4 (1.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (21.11%) SLA
2 63 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (14.08%) ISO 9001
4 31 (9.09%) QA
5 12 (3.52%) GDPR
6 7 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.47%) PMO
9 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.59%) WCAG
11 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.28%) Hyper-V
2 18 (5.28%) vSphere
3 13 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.52%) Docker
4 12 (3.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) HDFS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.11%) FortiGate
1 14 (4.11%) RANCID
1 14 (4.11%) SCCM
1 14 (4.11%) WSUS
2 13 (3.81%) Ansible
3 11 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.23%) Puppet
4 8 (2.35%) Terraform
5 6 (1.76%) Nessus
6 5 (1.47%) Kibana
6 5 (1.47%) logstash
7 2 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.59%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 69 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.14%) Citrix
3 37 (10.85%) Cisco
4 19 (5.57%) VMware
5 16 (4.69%) AppDynamics
5 16 (4.69%) Meraki
6 15 (4.40%) Oracle
7 14 (4.11%) Draytek
7 14 (4.11%) Fortinet
7 14 (4.11%) HP
7 14 (4.11%) Huawei
7 14 (4.11%) Juniper
7 14 (4.11%) Palo Alto
8 13 (3.81%) SAP
9 12 (3.52%) Dell
9 12 (3.52%) Mitel
9 12 (3.52%) Siemens
9 12 (3.52%) Splunk
9 12 (3.52%) Veeam
10 8 (2.35%) Apple