The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 93 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.12% 1.67% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.06% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,225 £26,100 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £79,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 775 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.13% 80.90% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 700 847
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Kent

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Kent

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
Folkestone -4 2 £40,000 +66.66%
West Malling -18 2 - -
Sandwich - 2 £50,000 - 1
Maidstone +3 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Rochester - 1 £26,583 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) Analytics
7 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) QA
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
8 5 (13.89%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (13.89%) MS Office
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
8 5 (13.89%) Tableau
8 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
8 5 (13.89%) User Stories
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (11.11%) Mentoring

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) WebSpeed
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Back Office
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Local Government
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Data Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Excel Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Report Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Scrum Master
2 5 (13.89%) Server Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Data Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 7 (19.44%) Analytics
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
5 5 (13.89%) User Stories
6 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 4 (11.11%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) OpenEdge ABL
4 2 (5.56%) Progress 4GL
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) P3O
3 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.78%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Tableau
3 2 (5.56%) Progress
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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