The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 73 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 45 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.45% 2.78% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 3.49% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -43.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1069 917 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.04% 79.60% 69.96%
Number of salaries quoted 989 813 622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 19 £35,000 - 1
Luton -12 12 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Dunstable - 2 £28,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £34,000 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 33 (45.83%) .NET
2 28 (38.89%) C#
3 24 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (29.17%) ITIL
4 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
5 20 (27.78%) Scrum
6 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
6 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
7 14 (19.44%) Build Automation
8 13 (18.06%) Finance
8 13 (18.06%) Project Management
9 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (15.28%) MSBuild
11 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
12 9 (12.50%) Service Management
12 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.11%) Degree
14 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
14 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
14 7 (9.72%) Change Management
14 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
15 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.33%) Load Testing
15 6 (8.33%) Product Management
15 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (6.94%) QA
16 5 (6.94%) Kanban
16 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (6.94%) Middleware

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SAN
1 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.39%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 11 (15.28%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Avionics
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Release Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Development Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Change Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.17%) Programmer
9 3 (4.17%) Business Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Graduate
10 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) Middleware
3 3 (4.17%) NHibernate
3 3 (4.17%) WCF
3 3 (4.17%) jQuery
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 3 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.78%) Physics
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.39%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.39%) SCADA
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
1 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 20 (27.78%) Scrum
3 14 (19.44%) Build Automation
4 13 (18.06%) Project Management
5 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.50%) Service Management
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
8 7 (9.72%) Change Management
9 6 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Product Management
10 5 (6.94%) Kanban
10 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.56%) Business Development
12 3 (4.17%) Release Management
12 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.94%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) PMP
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) GxP
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Siebel
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) EMC
2 2 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco
3 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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