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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 50 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.19% 2.71% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.25% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £82,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.57% +135.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,861 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -6.97%
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
276 246 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.25% 83.39% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 246 241 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Bedford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
5 7 (31.82%) Build Automation
6 6 (27.27%) MSBuild
7 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.09%) Physics
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (9.09%) Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Client/Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
3 6 (27.27%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Release Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ATM Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Physics
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) Build Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 14 (63.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.09%) vCloud
1 2 (9.09%) VMFS
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) EMC
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco