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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 43 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.99% 2.20% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.56% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
237 273 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.87% 85.85% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 222 243 245
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Bedford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Kendo UI
6 5 (29.41%) Node.js
6 5 (29.41%) Backbone.js
6 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (29.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) FileMaker
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Backbone.js
3 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (29.41%) Kendo UI
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (5.88%) WF
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Product Management
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
7 3 (17.65%) Kanban
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.76%) DSDM
8 2 (11.76%) OOD
8 2 (11.76%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle