The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 84 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 61 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.64% 1.42% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.89% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 34
Average salary £33,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £29,050 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1720 1907 2029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.39% 75.14% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1514 1648
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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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
Watford +13 15 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 14 - - 1
Rickmansworth -3 10 £33,000 +17.85%
Stevenage - 3 £21,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - - 2
Hertford - 3 - -
Borehamwood +5 2 £24,250 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 57 (50.44%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.48%) Finance
3 39 (34.51%) SQL
4 37 (32.74%) Windows
4 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
5 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.35%) Scrum
8 22 (19.47%) MS Office
8 22 (19.47%) Project Management
9 20 (17.70%) Mentoring
10 19 (16.81%) ITIL
10 19 (16.81%) PRINCE2
10 19 (16.81%) .NET
11 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
11 17 (15.04%) Knowledge Management
11 17 (15.04%) Data Protection
12 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
12 16 (14.16%) Telecoms
13 15 (13.27%) MS Visio
13 15 (13.27%) IIS
13 15 (13.27%) Asset Management
14 14 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
14 14 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (12.39%) HTML
14 14 (12.39%) ISEB
14 14 (12.39%) Change Management
14 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (11.50%) Oracle

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (13.27%) IIS
2 11 (9.73%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.77%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (1.77%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.47%) MS Office
3 15 (13.27%) MS Visio
4 14 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) CA PPM
2 8 (7.08%) Maximo
3 2 (1.77%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) Unified Communications
2 6 (5.31%) HTTPS
2 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) LAN
2 6 (5.31%) WAN
3 4 (3.54%) MPLS
3 4 (3.54%) Wireless
4 3 (2.65%) Intranet
4 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 3 (2.65%) DSL
4 3 (2.65%) DHCP
4 3 (2.65%) VoIP
4 3 (2.65%) DNS
5 2 (1.77%) SMS
6 1 (0.88%) DWDM
6 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.54%) OLAP
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
1 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
1 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.31%) Rational Rose
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.77%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 48 (42.48%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.50%) Retail
4 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.77%) Electronics
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.63%) Analyst
2 13 (11.50%) Developer
3 12 (10.62%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.85%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.19%) Software Test Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Product Specialist
10 5 (4.42%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.42%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) HTML
3 8 (7.08%) XML
4 7 (6.19%) XSL
4 7 (6.19%) Ajax
5 5 (4.42%) CSS
6 3 (2.65%) J2EE
6 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.77%) XSLT
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.88%) COM
8 1 (0.88%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.54%) FMCG
4 4 (3.54%) Blog
4 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.65%) PMI
5 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.77%) IVR
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) Linux
3 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.54%) UNIX
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) Scrum
3 22 (19.47%) Project Management
4 20 (17.70%) Mentoring
5 19 (16.81%) ITIL
5 19 (16.81%) PRINCE2
6 17 (15.04%) Knowledge Management
6 17 (15.04%) Data Protection
7 15 (13.27%) Asset Management
8 14 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (12.39%) Change Management
9 13 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (11.50%) Capacity Management
10 12 (10.62%) Problem Management
11 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.73%) Time Management
11 11 (9.73%) Test Planning
12 10 (8.85%) Line Management
12 10 (8.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.51%) SQL
2 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
3 12 (10.62%) C#
4 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.96%) C++
6 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.19%) Java
8 2 (1.77%) Progress 4GL
8 2 (1.77%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) Erlang
9 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) ISEB
2 10 (8.85%) Degree
3 9 (7.96%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.54%) CISMP
4 4 (3.54%) CISSP
4 4 (3.54%) CISA
4 4 (3.54%) CISM
5 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 9 (7.96%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.31%) SCOM
3 3 (2.65%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (50.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) IBM
4 7 (6.19%) Cisco
5 3 (2.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.77%) Progress
7 1 (0.88%) Planview
7 1 (0.88%) Computacenter
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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