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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 78 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.56% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.02% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 7
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £42,050 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
766 983 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 79.71% 81.31% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 686 778 792
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £60,000
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 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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
(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
Folkestone - 3 £24,000 -
West Malling +5 2 £81,250 +30.00%
Maidstone - 1 £37,500 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
4 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) Project Management
6 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
7 9 (23.68%) Line Management
7 9 (23.68%) Windows 8
7 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
7 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
7 9 (23.68%) C#
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) HTTP
7 9 (23.68%) ReSharper
7 9 (23.68%) Fiddler
7 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
9 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
1 9 (23.68%) ReSharper
1 9 (23.68%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Head of Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
2 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
2 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) EDI
4 5 (13.16%) CGI
4 5 (13.16%) SGML
4 5 (13.16%) VRML
4 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 5 (13.16%) WCF
4 5 (13.16%) HTML5
4 5 (13.16%) CSS3
4 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
2 9 (23.68%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) Line Management
5 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) Data Privacy
8 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.89%) Database Marketing
9 3 (7.89%) People Management
10 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
1 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
1 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) MCP
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.63%) P3O
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Apigee
4 1 (2.63%) Mashery
4 1 (2.63%) Sun