The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 102 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 37 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 0.84% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.25% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,775
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Continuous Improvement
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (28.00%) Project Management
2 19 (25.33%) PRINCE2
3 18 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 17 (22.67%) Degree
5 16 (21.33%) Service Management
5 16 (21.33%) ITIL
5 16 (21.33%) SQL
6 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 15 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 14 (18.67%) SLA
8 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.00%) Six Sigma
9 9 (12.00%) IBM
9 9 (12.00%) UNIX
9 9 (12.00%) AIX
9 9 (12.00%) Solaris
9 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
9 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.00%) DataPower
10 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (9.33%) Finance
11 7 (9.33%) Ab Initio
11 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
11 7 (9.33%) HTML
11 7 (9.33%) DB2
11 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.33%) Time Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) Drupal
2 4 (5.33%) WordPress
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTP
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) FTP
2 2 (2.67%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) SMS
3 1 (1.33%) 3G
3 1 (1.33%) 4G
3 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (9.33%) DB2
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) MS Access
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Law
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Back Office
4 3 (4.00%) German Language
5 2 (2.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Service Manager
3 12 (16.00%) Programme Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (10.67%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Ab Initio Developer
8 4 (5.33%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (9.33%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.33%) jQuery
3 4 (5.33%) Django
3 4 (5.33%) HTML5
3 4 (5.33%) CSS3
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) LINQ
4 3 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (2.67%) Middleware
5 2 (2.67%) JMS
5 2 (2.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) DataPower
3 4 (5.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) GIS
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Economics
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) UNIX
1 9 (12.00%) AIX
1 9 (12.00%) Solaris
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Project Management
2 19 (25.33%) PRINCE2
3 18 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 16 (21.33%) Service Management
4 16 (21.33%) ITIL
5 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.00%) Six Sigma
6 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Time Management
8 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.67%) Scrum
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Matrix Management
8 5 (6.67%) Content Management
8 5 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) Release Management
9 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.33%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.00%) PHP
4 6 (8.00%) Python
5 5 (6.67%) C#
6 4 (5.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.33%) VBA
7 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.00%) VBScript
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) CISSP
2 4 (5.33%) CISA
2 4 (5.33%) CISM
3 3 (4.00%) IRCA
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) HNC
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
5 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) ISO 14001
3 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) IAG
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) KVM
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) IBM
2 7 (9.33%) Ab Initio
2 7 (9.33%) Huawei
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.33%) Nokia
6 1 (1.33%) Nortel