The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 59 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 81 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 1.65% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 2.10% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 25
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £27,675 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Continuous Improvement
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1923 1811 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.43% 78.77% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1377 1223
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 92 (63.45%) Telecoms
2 59 (40.69%) Project Management
3 54 (37.24%) Service Delivery
4 50 (34.48%) SLA
5 46 (31.72%) Degree
6 40 (27.59%) Service Management
6 40 (27.59%) Finance
7 39 (26.90%) PRINCE2
8 37 (25.52%) Benchmarking
8 37 (25.52%) Wireless
9 36 (24.83%) ITIL
10 35 (24.14%) PMI Certification
11 34 (23.45%) Six Sigma
12 31 (21.38%) CRM
13 30 (20.69%) ISO 14001
13 30 (20.69%) Huawei
13 30 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 24 (16.55%) PMP
15 18 (12.41%) Legal
15 18 (12.41%) Change Management
15 18 (12.41%) Process Management
16 16 (11.03%) Validation
17 15 (10.34%) ISO 9001
17 15 (10.34%) Cisco
17 15 (10.34%) QA
18 14 (9.66%) Problem Management
18 14 (9.66%) ISO 9000
18 14 (9.66%) Billing
19 13 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
19 13 (8.97%) Risk Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Documentum
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.38%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.52%) Wireless
2 9 (6.21%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.07%) IPv4
3 3 (2.07%) IPv6
3 3 (2.07%) MPLS
3 3 (2.07%) OSPF
3 3 (2.07%) BGP
3 3 (2.07%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) 3G
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) LTE
4 1 (0.69%) 4G
4 1 (0.69%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.69%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.69%) ERwin
1 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (63.45%) Telecoms
2 40 (27.59%) Finance
3 18 (12.41%) Legal
4 14 (9.66%) Billing
5 11 (7.59%) Back Office
6 10 (6.90%) Front Office
7 5 (3.45%) Marketing
8 3 (2.07%) Banking
9 2 (1.38%) Retail
9 2 (1.38%) Electronics
9 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.17%) Project Manager
2 14 (9.66%) Quality Manager
2 14 (9.66%) Problem Manager
3 13 (8.97%) Service Manager
4 9 (6.21%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (6.21%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (5.52%) Architect
5 8 (5.52%) Change Manager
5 8 (5.52%) BSS Engineer
6 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 5 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (2.76%) Sales Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Consultant
7 4 (2.76%) Deployment Project Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Environment Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Programme Director
8 3 (2.07%) Network Architect
8 3 (2.07%) Developer
8 3 (2.07%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) HTML
1 3 (2.07%) CSS
2 2 (1.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) jQuery
2 2 (1.38%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.38%) HTML5
2 2 (1.38%) JSON
3 1 (0.69%) WCF
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.69%) WinForms
3 1 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) PMI
2 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.38%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.07%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.69%) Project Management
2 54 (37.24%) Service Delivery
3 40 (27.59%) Service Management
4 39 (26.90%) PRINCE2
5 37 (25.52%) Benchmarking
6 36 (24.83%) ITIL
7 34 (23.45%) Six Sigma
8 31 (21.38%) CRM
9 18 (12.41%) Process Management
9 18 (12.41%) Change Management
10 16 (11.03%) Validation
11 14 (9.66%) Problem Management
12 13 (8.97%) Risk Management
12 13 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (8.28%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (6.90%) Fault Management
14 10 (6.90%) eTOM
15 9 (6.21%) Resource Management
15 9 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.38%) C#
2 2 (1.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) C++
3 1 (0.69%) Java
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (31.72%) Degree
2 35 (24.14%) PMI Certification
3 24 (16.55%) PMP
4 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.14%) NVQ Level 3
6 6 (4.14%) NVQ Level 4
7 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.07%) CCIE
8 3 (2.07%) CCNP
8 3 (2.07%) CCIP
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) HNC
9 1 (0.69%) HND
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (34.48%) SLA
2 30 (20.69%) ISO 14001
2 30 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (10.34%) QA
3 15 (10.34%) ISO 9001
4 14 (9.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) ProxySG
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) Huawei
2 15 (10.34%) Cisco
3 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.21%) Ericsson
4 9 (6.21%) Nokia
4 9 (6.21%) Nortel
5 5 (3.45%) SAP
6 3 (2.07%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.07%) F5
6 3 (2.07%) SevOne
6 3 (2.07%) BMC
7 2 (1.38%) Juniper
7 2 (1.38%) Ariba
7 2 (1.38%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.69%) HP