The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 45 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.78% 1.11% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.33% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 5
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Continuous Improvement
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
252 226 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.60% 83.39% 83.62%
Number of salaries quoted 219 198 234
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Bedford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Bedford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (25.00%) Product Management
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) FileMaker
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
4 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (18.75%) Kendo UI
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WF
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
4 1 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Product Management
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix