The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 120 123 147
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 495 494 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 2.23% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.76% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 352 285 248
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Continuous Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17300 17913 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.13% 80.88% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14284 13861 13444
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Surrey +26 118 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Berkshire +1 99 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Hampshire -12 82 £42,500 +5.39% 9
West Sussex +13 72 £41,000 -18.81% 7
Oxfordshire +11 46 £45,000 - 30
Buckinghamshire -7 36 £51,750 +47.85% 2
East Sussex +24 28 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Kent -13 6 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Middlesex -1 4 £65,000 -9.09%
Home Counties - 2 £72,500 -
Sussex -5 1 £47,500 +72.72%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 322 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (28.23%) Finance
3 256 (24.50%) Degree
4 219 (20.96%) Project Management
5 205 (19.62%) ITIL
6 179 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
7 153 (14.64%) SQL
8 151 (14.45%) Java
9 134 (12.82%) Web Services
10 132 (12.63%) Service Management
11 128 (12.25%) Oracle
11 128 (12.25%) Microsoft
12 127 (12.15%) Service Delivery
13 120 (11.48%) SAP
14 119 (11.39%) SDLC
15 118 (11.29%) Computer Science
16 110 (10.53%) QA
17 108 (10.33%) Coaching
18 107 (10.24%) MS Excel
19 101 (9.67%) HTML
20 99 (9.47%) Mentoring
21 96 (9.19%) Windows
22 91 (8.71%) Telecoms
23 90 (8.61%) XML
24 87 (8.33%) Management Information System
25 86 (8.23%) Change Management
26 85 (8.13%) PRINCE2
26 85 (8.13%) JavaScript
27 82 (7.85%) TDD
28 80 (7.66%) Automated Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 35 (3.35%) WebLogic
2 21 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 17 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 15 (1.44%) CMS
5 14 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.34%) Node.js
6 12 (1.15%) Lync
7 11 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.05%) Apache
8 9 (0.86%) JBoss
9 8 (0.77%) Drupal
9 8 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.57%) PegaRULES
11 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.48%) IIS
13 4 (0.38%) Documentum
13 4 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.38%) FileNet
Applications
1 107 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.59%) MS Office
3 29 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.44%) MS Project
5 13 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.19%) Mingle
9 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (3.83%) SAP FI
2 39 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 39 (3.73%) SAP CO
3 26 (2.49%) SAP SCM
4 16 (1.53%) SAP MM
5 13 (1.24%) JDE OneWorld
6 8 (0.77%) SAP PS
6 8 (0.77%) Primavera
7 7 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.67%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.38%) HFM
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.096%) SAP EHS
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.096%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.02%) SaaS
2 19 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.63%) PaaS
4 16 (1.53%) Office 365
4 16 (1.53%) IaaS
5 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.48%) Boomi
7 5 (0.48%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.096%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.73%) Firewall
2 36 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 35 (3.35%) WAN
4 32 (3.06%) SAN
5 30 (2.87%) MPLS
5 30 (2.87%) LAN
6 24 (2.30%) DNS
7 21 (2.01%) Internet
8 19 (1.82%) BGP
8 19 (1.82%) HTTP
9 18 (1.72%) DHCP
9 18 (1.72%) Wireless
10 17 (1.63%) VPN
10 17 (1.63%) OSPF
11 16 (1.53%) VoIP
12 13 (1.24%) FTP
12 13 (1.24%) Unified Communications
13 11 (1.05%) 3G
14 10 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 55 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 26 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.39%) Big Data
5 19 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
6 17 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (1.53%) DB2
7 16 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.44%) MySQL
9 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.77%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.57%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 33 (3.16%) Subversion
2 31 (2.97%) JIRA
3 22 (2.11%) Maven
4 21 (2.01%) Selenium
4 21 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.44%) HP UFT
7 13 (1.24%) Axure RP
7 13 (1.24%) Grunt
8 10 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.96%) FitNesse
9 9 (0.86%) Ant
9 9 (0.86%) JUnit
9 9 (0.86%) Hudson
10 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.67%) Toad
11 7 (0.67%) ProtoShare
12 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 295 (28.23%) Finance
2 91 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 36 (3.44%) Marketing
5 32 (3.06%) Legal
6 30 (2.87%) Retail
7 17 (1.63%) Publishing
8 15 (1.44%) Banking
9 14 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.24%) Billing
11 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.96%) Electronics
11 10 (0.96%) Advertising
12 9 (0.86%) Back Office
12 9 (0.86%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.86%) French Language
12 9 (0.86%) German Language
13 8 (0.77%) Dutch Language
13 8 (0.77%) Law
14 6 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 140 (13.40%) Analyst
2 108 (10.33%) Developer
3 96 (9.19%) Project Manager
4 84 (8.04%) Architect
5 63 (6.03%) Software Engineer
6 54 (5.17%) Service Manager
7 52 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (4.02%) Senior Developer
9 40 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
10 34 (3.25%) Business Analyst
11 32 (3.06%) QA Engineer
12 30 (2.87%) SAP Architect
13 29 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
13 29 (2.78%) Technical Manager
14 28 (2.68%) Support Analyst
14 28 (2.68%) SAP Manager
15 26 (2.49%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 26 (2.49%) Java Developer
16 25 (2.39%) Services Delivery Manager
16 25 (2.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (12.82%) Web Services
2 101 (9.67%) HTML
3 90 (8.61%) XML
4 62 (5.93%) CSS
5 61 (5.84%) .NET
6 43 (4.11%) HTML5
7 38 (3.64%) jQuery
8 34 (3.25%) SOAP
9 28 (2.68%) Spring
9 28 (2.68%) JSON
10 23 (2.20%) REST
10 23 (2.20%) J2EE
11 22 (2.11%) Java EE
11 22 (2.11%) XML Schema
12 19 (1.82%) RESTful
13 18 (1.72%) Sass
13 18 (1.72%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.53%) Ajax
15 15 (1.44%) JSP
15 15 (1.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 179 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 87 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 60 (5.74%) User Experience
5 53 (5.07%) Visualisation
6 40 (3.83%) Data Structures
7 36 (3.44%) Data Centre
8 34 (3.25%) Social Media
9 29 (2.78%) PMI
10 25 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.72%) Clustering
12 17 (1.63%) Data Integration
13 16 (1.53%) FMCG
14 15 (1.44%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.44%) Mainframe
15 11 (1.05%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.05%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
16 10 (0.96%) Taxonomies
17 9 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.19%) Windows
2 67 (6.41%) Linux
3 45 (4.31%) UNIX
4 17 (1.63%) Android
4 17 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.96%) CentOS
7 10 (0.96%) AIX
8 8 (0.77%) VMS
8 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.48%) SUSE
11 5 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.29%) Solaris
14 1 (0.096%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (20.96%) Project Management
3 205 (19.62%) ITIL
4 132 (12.63%) Service Management
5 127 (12.15%) Service Delivery
6 119 (11.39%) SDLC
7 108 (10.33%) Coaching
8 99 (9.47%) Mentoring
9 86 (8.23%) Change Management
10 85 (8.13%) PRINCE2
11 82 (7.85%) TDD
12 80 (7.66%) Automated Testing
13 79 (7.56%) Software Engineering
14 76 (7.27%) Business Development
15 73 (6.99%) Scrum
16 70 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 69 (6.60%) Line Management
18 52 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
19 50 (4.78%) Refactoring
20 47 (4.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (14.64%) SQL
2 151 (14.45%) Java
3 85 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 48 (4.59%) C#
5 36 (3.44%) C++
5 36 (3.44%) PL/SQL
6 30 (2.87%) PHP
7 29 (2.78%) C
7 29 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 27 (2.58%) Python
9 19 (1.82%) COBOL
10 15 (1.44%) Perl
11 12 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.67%) Groovy
13 7 (0.67%) XQuery
13 7 (0.67%) XPath
14 5 (0.48%) Ruby
14 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 256 (24.50%) Degree
2 53 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 36 (3.44%) PMI Certification
7 30 (2.87%) ISTQB
8 27 (2.58%) ISEB
9 25 (2.39%) CCNP
10 23 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (2.11%) CCNA
12 21 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 21 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (1.72%) MCSE
14 14 (1.34%) HND
14 14 (1.34%) PMP
15 11 (1.05%) CCIE
15 11 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (0.77%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (10.53%) QA
2 75 (7.18%) SLA
3 34 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (2.68%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.34%) ISO 14001
6 11 (1.05%) COBIT
7 9 (0.86%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.48%) P3O
9 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.096%) JTAG
10 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.24%) vSphere
4 10 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.77%) XenApp
5 8 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.38%) Firmware
6 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.096%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.24%) Puppet
3 10 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.48%) SCCM
6 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.29%) SCOM
8 2 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.19%) SCSM
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.096%) vMotion
9 1 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.096%) Control-M
9 1 (0.096%) Nessus
Vendors
1 128 (12.25%) Oracle
1 128 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 120 (11.48%) SAP
3 65 (6.22%) HP
4 57 (5.45%) VMware
5 38 (3.64%) Cisco
6 24 (2.30%) IBM
7 23 (2.20%) Citrix
8 21 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.91%) Pega
10 18 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.53%) Ariba
11 16 (1.53%) Adobe
12 10 (0.96%) 3PAR
13 9 (0.86%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.86%) Guidewire
13 9 (0.86%) TOWER Software
13 9 (0.86%) Sun
14 8 (0.77%) Avaya
14 8 (0.77%) Juniper
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