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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 102 122 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -56
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 39 41 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.96% 1.68% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.98% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 69
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £43,400 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
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
1664 2066 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 83.66% 84.88% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1731 1725
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +18 14 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £41,250 -
Rickmansworth +15 2 £42,500 -50.00%
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 - -
Royston - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £45,000 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 73 (45.63%) Finance
2 70 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (32.50%) Project Management
4 37 (23.13%) Java
4 37 (23.13%) Oracle
5 34 (21.25%) Waterfall
6 33 (20.63%) SDLC
7 32 (20.00%) SQL
7 32 (20.00%) Scrum
8 26 (16.25%) Retail
8 26 (16.25%) Business Analysis
9 25 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 25 (15.63%) Virtual Team
10 24 (15.00%) SAP
11 23 (14.38%) MS Excel
12 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
12 21 (13.13%) TDD
12 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (11.25%) Degree
14 18 (11.25%) MS Office
14 18 (11.25%) Windows
14 18 (11.25%) XML
14 18 (11.25%) Coaching
15 17 (10.63%) Resource Management
16 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
16 16 (10.00%) People Management
17 15 (9.38%) Mentoring
17 15 (9.38%) Software Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.25%) IIS
2 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.25%) MS Office
3 14 (8.75%) MS Visio
4 10 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.75%) MS Project
6 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.63%) InDesign
6 1 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) SAP EHS
2 5 (3.13%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 4 (2.50%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.50%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.50%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.75%) Google App Engine
3 6 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Firewall
1 7 (4.38%) LAN
1 7 (4.38%) WAN
2 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.50%) ADSL
3 4 (2.50%) VLAN
4 3 (1.88%) Wireless
5 2 (1.25%) BGP
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.25%) DMVPN
5 2 (1.25%) DWDM
5 2 (1.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.25%) Frame Relay
5 2 (1.25%) FWSM
5 2 (1.25%) MPLS
5 2 (1.25%) Multicast
5 2 (1.25%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.25%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.38%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.88%) Redis
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.63%) DataStax
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) JIRA
2 7 (4.38%) JIRA Agile
3 6 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.13%) JUnit
4 5 (3.13%) Maven
5 2 (1.25%) Selenium
5 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.63%) Appium
6 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.63%) Calabash
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (45.63%) Finance
2 26 (16.25%) Retail
3 11 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.00%) Billing
4 8 (5.00%) Legal
4 8 (5.00%) Local Government
5 7 (4.38%) Games
6 5 (3.13%) Banking
6 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.88%) Publishing
8 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Analyst
2 21 (13.13%) Developer
3 16 (10.00%) Resource Manager
4 14 (8.75%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.13%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (8.13%) SAP Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) SAP Business Analyst
6 11 (6.88%) Scrum Master
7 10 (6.25%) Agile Coach
7 10 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 10 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.63%) C# WPF Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Security Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) WPF Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.25%) XML
2 14 (8.75%) .NET
2 14 (8.75%) J2EE
3 13 (8.13%) HTML
4 11 (6.88%) Velocity
5 10 (6.25%) Ajax
5 10 (6.25%) XSL
6 9 (5.63%) WPF
7 8 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.00%) Spring
8 5 (3.13%) Akka
8 5 (3.13%) Guice
8 5 (3.13%) JSON
8 5 (3.13%) RESTful
8 5 (3.13%) spray
9 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.88%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (1.88%) CSS
10 3 (1.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Virtual Team
2 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.13%) EPoS
4 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (3.75%) Statistics
7 5 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.88%) IVR
10 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.25%) Psychology
11 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.63%) Physics
11 1 (0.63%) PMI
11 1 (0.63%) Replication
11 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.25%) Windows
2 12 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.50%) Project Management
3 34 (21.25%) Waterfall
4 33 (20.63%) SDLC
5 32 (20.00%) Scrum
6 26 (16.25%) Business Analysis
7 25 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (13.13%) TDD
9 19 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (11.25%) Coaching
11 17 (10.63%) Resource Management
12 16 (10.00%) People Management
12 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 15 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.38%) Quality Management
13 15 (9.38%) Software Testing
14 14 (8.75%) Change Management
14 14 (8.75%) Portfolio Management
15 13 (8.13%) Line Management
15 13 (8.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) Java
2 32 (20.00%) SQL
3 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.13%) C#
5 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.13%) Scala
7 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) Degree
2 15 (9.38%) ISEB
3 9 (5.63%) CISSP
4 8 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (5.00%) CISM
4 8 (5.00%) CLAS
4 8 (5.00%) CRISC
5 7 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.75%) APMP
7 4 (2.50%) ACCA
7 4 (2.50%) CIMA
8 3 (1.88%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.25%) CCIE
9 2 (1.25%) CCNP
9 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) SLA
2 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.50%) QA
4 3 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.63%) Nessus
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (23.13%) Oracle
2 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.00%) SAP
4 9 (5.63%) Planview
5 8 (5.00%) ComArch
5 8 (5.00%) IBM
6 7 (4.38%) HP
7 5 (3.13%) Computacenter
8 4 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (1.25%) Brocade
9 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.25%) Cisco
9 2 (1.25%) EMC
9 2 (1.25%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.25%) Juniper
9 2 (1.25%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.25%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) Google
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