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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.33% 3.93% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 4.34% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,551 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.36%
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
254 346 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.55% 90.58% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 226 290 203
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 30 January 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) VMFS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle