The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 90 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 28 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.58% 1.57% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.05% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 22
Average salary £42,500 £41,256 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.01% -14.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1432 1269 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.95% 76.54% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1092 1154
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Continuous Improvement
Cambridgeshire

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.47%) Computer Science
4 23 (29.87%) Project Management
5 22 (28.57%) Wireless
5 22 (28.57%) Electronics
6 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
7 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
8 16 (20.78%) SQL
9 15 (19.48%) Change Management
10 14 (18.18%) C#
11 13 (16.88%) ITIL
11 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
12 12 (15.58%) Scrum
12 12 (15.58%) QA
13 10 (12.99%) Client/Server
13 10 (12.99%) C++
13 10 (12.99%) .NET
13 10 (12.99%) MS Office
14 9 (11.69%) Java
14 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
14 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (10.39%) ERP
15 8 (10.39%) XML
15 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
15 8 (10.39%) HTML
16 7 (9.09%) TDD
16 7 (9.09%) Finance
17 6 (7.79%) MVC
17 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (6.49%) ColdFusion
1 5 (6.49%) Drupal
2 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Documentum
3 1 (1.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
3 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) Wireless
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) Modbus
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 2 (2.60%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Selenium
1 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
5 1 (1.30%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.30%) NUnit
5 1 (1.30%) MSTest
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (28.57%) Electronics
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Publishing
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Developer
2 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.39%) Author
2 8 (10.39%) Technical Author
3 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Tester
4 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Process Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (5.19%) SAP Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
6 3 (3.90%) Lead Tester
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) XSLT
3 5 (6.49%) Classic ASP
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) XHTML
3 5 (6.49%) HTML5
3 5 (6.49%) CSS3
4 3 (3.90%) jQuery
4 3 (3.90%) Dojo
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) Swing
5 2 (2.60%) COM+
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.30%) WCF
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.30%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (1.30%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.99%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.49%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Statistics
4 4 (5.19%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.90%) GIS
6 2 (2.60%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.60%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.30%) PMI
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) SELinux
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Project Management
3 15 (19.48%) Change Management
4 13 (16.88%) ITIL
4 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.39%) ERP
8 7 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.79%) Content Management
9 6 (7.79%) MVC
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.79%) BDD
10 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.49%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.19%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) C#
3 10 (12.99%) C++
4 9 (11.69%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.49%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.49%) PhD
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.60%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) vSphere
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) JBoss
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
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