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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.30% 5.10% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 5.73% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
Average salary - £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
279 349 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.04% 89.03% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 259 281 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMFS
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ATM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) VMFS
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle