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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 86 99 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 52 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.56% 1.62% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.15% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 29
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £34,700 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,551 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.36%
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
1636 1445 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.39% 75.30% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1080 1799
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Watford -1 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Rickmansworth - 11 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -10 8 - -
Hemel Hempstead -9 7 £42,500 +18.05%
Potters Bar -1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Hitchin - 1 £46,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £46,500 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (37.06%) Finance
2 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (24.48%) Microsoft
4 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 32 (22.38%) SQL
6 28 (19.58%) Windows
7 27 (18.88%) ITIL
7 27 (18.88%) Mentoring
8 26 (18.18%) Project Management
9 25 (17.48%) Change Management
10 23 (16.08%) Retail
10 23 (16.08%) Time Management
11 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
11 22 (15.38%) C#
12 21 (14.69%) Java
13 20 (13.99%) .NET
14 18 (12.59%) IIS
14 18 (12.59%) IBM
14 18 (12.59%) TDD
14 18 (12.59%) Scrum
15 17 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (11.89%) WebSphere
15 17 (11.89%) Unified Communications
16 16 (11.19%) T-SQL
16 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
17 15 (10.49%) Oracle
17 15 (10.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 15 (10.49%) Performance Management
18 14 (9.79%) MS Office
18 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (12.59%) IIS
2 17 (11.89%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.59%) CMS
4 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.50%) JBoss
6 4 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.40%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.40%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.70%) Apache
9 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.70%) TPMS
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) MS Office
2 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.10%) MS Project
3 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 6 (4.20%) Magento
3 4 (2.80%) Temenos T24
3 4 (2.80%) CA Clarity
4 3 (2.10%) Maximo
5 2 (1.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) Unified Communications
2 8 (5.59%) Internet
3 7 (4.90%) Wireless
4 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.50%) SAN
5 5 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.80%) WAN
6 4 (2.80%) Firewall
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.40%) LAN
8 2 (1.40%) SMS
8 2 (1.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.70%) MPLS
9 1 (0.70%) SSL
9 1 (0.70%) DNS
9 1 (0.70%) IPv4
9 1 (0.70%) DHCP
9 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.50%) DB2
3 5 (3.50%) OLAP
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.40%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio Team System
1 9 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.59%) Rational Rose
3 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.20%) Hudson
5 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.80%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.10%) JUnit
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.10%) NUnit
8 2 (1.40%) Maven
8 2 (1.40%) Ant
8 2 (1.40%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.70%) JIRA
9 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 53 (37.06%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Retail
3 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.69%) Legal
4 11 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 6 (4.20%) Games
6 5 (3.50%) Banking
6 5 (3.50%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.10%) Automotive
8 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) Analyst
2 25 (17.48%) Developer
3 17 (11.89%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Technical Manager
5 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (4.20%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.20%) Incident Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Product Owner
9 5 (3.50%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Product Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) .NET
2 12 (8.39%) XML
3 11 (7.69%) HTML
4 10 (6.99%) J2EE
5 9 (6.29%) XSL
5 9 (6.29%) Ajax
6 3 (2.10%) Struts2
6 3 (2.10%) Struts
6 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.10%) WCF
7 2 (1.40%) Velocity
7 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.40%) Web Services
7 2 (1.40%) SOAP
7 2 (1.40%) XSLT
7 2 (1.40%) XSD
7 2 (1.40%) OSGi
7 2 (1.40%) REST
8 1 (0.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) User Experience
3 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.50%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.50%) FMCG
3 5 (3.50%) Blog
4 2 (1.40%) Life Science
4 2 (1.40%) IVR
4 2 (1.40%) PMI
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.58%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) Linux
3 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) UNIX
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.88%) ITIL
2 27 (18.88%) Mentoring
3 26 (18.18%) Project Management
4 25 (17.48%) Change Management
5 23 (16.08%) Time Management
6 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 18 (12.59%) TDD
7 18 (12.59%) Scrum
8 17 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
10 15 (10.49%) Performance Management
11 13 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 12 (8.39%) Incident Management
12 12 (8.39%) UML
12 12 (8.39%) Network Management
13 11 (7.69%) Web Development
14 10 (6.99%) Pair Programming
14 10 (6.99%) Requirements Engineering
14 10 (6.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.38%) SQL
2 22 (15.38%) C#
3 21 (14.69%) Java
4 16 (11.19%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.09%) C++
6 10 (6.99%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.50%) Erlang
9 3 (2.10%) Python
10 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Degree
1 10 (6.99%) ISEB
2 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.10%) CCNA
4 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.10%) MCITP
4 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.70%) APMP
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.70%) SSCP
6 1 (0.70%) CISSP
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) GCIA
6 1 (0.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) COSO
3 3 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.80%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.59%) IBM
3 15 (10.49%) Oracle
4 13 (9.09%) SAP
5 4 (2.80%) VMware
5 4 (2.80%) HP
5 4 (2.80%) Temenos
6 3 (2.10%) Dell
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco
6 3 (2.10%) Sybase
7 2 (1.40%) Fiorano
7 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.40%) webMethods
7 2 (1.40%) Software AG
8 1 (0.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.70%) Progress
8 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.70%) Brocade
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Posted: Yesterday
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