The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 69 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.74% 2.69% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 780 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.36% 77.69% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 615 672 435
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Continuous Improvement
Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) XML
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) QA
6 7 (22.58%) Open Source
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) PHP
6 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
6 7 (22.58%) Publishing
7 6 (19.35%) CMS
7 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
7 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Apple

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (19.35%) CMS
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 7 (22.58%) Publishing
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Technical Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Project Support Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Support Manager
2 6 (19.35%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Account Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Statistical Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing Campaign Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 6 (19.35%) Ajax
3 6 (19.35%) Spring
3 6 (19.35%) WinForms
4 4 (12.90%) Middleware
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) JSP
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Taxonomies
2 3 (9.68%) Ontologies
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Blog
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
1 6 (19.35%) Mac OS
1 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Scrum
1 7 (22.58%) TDD
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
1 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
2 6 (19.35%) Test Management
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) RDF
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.45%) Campaign Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) PHP
3 6 (19.35%) PHP5
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
2 6 (19.35%) CCDP
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
2 6 (19.35%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Apple
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter