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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 75 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.63% 1.44% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.88% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £31,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
924 800 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.38% 76.85% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 777 726 611
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Bedford -8 6 £35,000 -39.13% 5
Shefford - 3 - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) C#
2 19 (31.67%) Configuration Management
3 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (26.67%) ITIL
5 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
6 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
7 11 (18.33%) Degree
8 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (15.00%) Change Management
9 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.00%) Windows
9 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (15.00%) Build Automation
10 6 (10.00%) MSBuild
10 6 (10.00%) HTML
10 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.00%) QA
10 6 (10.00%) CMS
11 5 (8.33%) Finance
11 5 (8.33%) Marketing
11 5 (8.33%) Middleware
11 5 (8.33%) Java
11 5 (8.33%) Linux
11 5 (8.33%) PMP
11 5 (8.33%) SAN
11 5 (8.33%) Siebel
11 5 (8.33%) Time Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.67%) ATM
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
1 5 (8.33%) Marketing
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Release Engineer
1 12 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Build and Release Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Network Support
5 3 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Graduate
6 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.33%) Programmer
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) Middleware
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) WCF
5 2 (3.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) CMDB
2 3 (5.00%) Blog
3 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.33%) Physics
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.67%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.67%) SCADA
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Configuration Management
2 16 (26.67%) ITIL
3 13 (21.67%) Scrum
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 9 (15.00%) Build Automation
6 5 (8.33%) Time Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL V2
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Business Development
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) Content Management
8 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.00%) SEO
8 3 (5.00%) B2B
8 3 (5.00%) Network Management
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) PMP
3 3 (5.00%) MCITP
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) COBIT
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) VMFS
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Siebel
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
ACO Technologies plc
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
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Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago