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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 84 146 151
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 714 432 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.37% 1.90% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 2.36% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 428 344 283
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
17363 18317 17261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.90% 80.45% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13860 14435 14084
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
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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
Berkshire +78 221 £55,000 +16.40% 10
Surrey +34 173 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Hampshire -13 79 £45,000 +2.85% 9
East Sussex +21 69 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 67 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Oxfordshire +16 52 £45,000 +20.00% 31
West Sussex +19 25 £47,500 -11.62% 5
Kent +30 19 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Middlesex +11 7 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Sussex 0 2 £63,750 +112.50%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 358 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (25.67%) Finance
3 293 (23.72%) Degree
4 273 (22.11%) Project Management
5 237 (19.19%) ITIL
6 220 (17.81%) Telecoms
7 212 (17.17%) Service Delivery
8 174 (14.09%) Microsoft
9 173 (14.01%) Service Management
10 166 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
11 161 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 151 (12.23%) SLA
13 150 (12.15%) PRINCE2
14 146 (11.82%) Scrum
15 139 (11.26%) JavaScript
16 138 (11.17%) Java
17 136 (11.01%) QA
18 133 (10.77%) SQL
19 120 (9.72%) SAP
19 120 (9.72%) MS Excel
20 119 (9.64%) HTML
21 114 (9.23%) Business Development
22 113 (9.15%) Management Information System
23 104 (8.42%) Windows
24 101 (8.18%) Change Management
25 100 (8.10%) Computer Science
26 96 (7.77%) TDD
26 96 (7.77%) .NET
27 95 (7.69%) Software Engineering
28 92 (7.45%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 25 (2.02%) SharePoint
1 25 (2.02%) Tomcat
2 23 (1.86%) Confluence
3 20 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.38%) IIS
6 16 (1.30%) CMS
7 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.97%) Apache
9 11 (0.89%) Drupal
10 8 (0.65%) Lync
10 8 (0.65%) SAS
11 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.24%) Jetty
13 3 (0.24%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 120 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (2.67%) MS Office
4 18 (1.46%) MS Project
5 13 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) Mingle
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (3.89%) SAP FI
1 48 (3.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 48 (3.89%) SAP CO
2 24 (1.94%) SAP SCM
3 18 (1.46%) SAP PS
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.49%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.49%) SAP HCM
5 6 (0.49%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.16%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.16%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.51%) SaaS
2 32 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.38%) AWS OpsWorks
4 17 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 17 (1.38%) PaaS
4 17 (1.38%) GitHub
5 16 (1.30%) IaaS
6 11 (0.89%) Office 365
7 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.081%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.64%) Wireless
2 35 (2.83%) Firewall
2 35 (2.83%) WAN
3 31 (2.51%) LAN
3 31 (2.51%) SAN
4 29 (2.35%) VPN
4 29 (2.35%) MPLS
4 29 (2.35%) Unified Communications
5 27 (2.19%) HTTP
6 26 (2.11%) DNS
7 25 (2.02%) Internet
8 23 (1.86%) DHCP
8 23 (1.86%) VoIP
9 22 (1.78%) TCP/IP
10 13 (1.05%) IPsec
10 13 (1.05%) FTP
10 13 (1.05%) Intranet
11 10 (0.81%) OSPF
11 10 (0.81%) BGP
12 9 (0.73%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.08%) MySQL
3 36 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.59%) DB2
5 21 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 21 (1.70%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.13%) RavenDB
9 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.32%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 45 (3.64%) JIRA
2 30 (2.43%) Selenium
3 29 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 26 (2.11%) Cucumber
5 22 (1.78%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.62%) ReSharper
8 18 (1.46%) WebDriver
9 17 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.21%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.21%) NUnit
10 15 (1.21%) Moq
10 15 (1.21%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.13%) NCrunch
11 14 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (1.13%) WATIR
11 14 (1.13%) Subversion
12 12 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 317 (25.67%) Finance
2 220 (17.81%) Telecoms
3 54 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 49 (3.97%) Legal
5 46 (3.72%) Retail
6 42 (3.40%) Marketing
7 37 (3.00%) Billing
8 31 (2.51%) Back Office
9 26 (2.11%) Automotive
10 19 (1.54%) Front Office
10 19 (1.54%) Banking
11 14 (1.13%) Advertising
11 14 (1.13%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.97%) Electronics
13 11 (0.89%) Military
14 10 (0.81%) Law
15 9 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.57%) Publishing
17 6 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 177 (14.33%) Analyst
2 102 (8.26%) Project Manager
3 88 (7.13%) Developer
4 68 (5.51%) Architect
5 66 (5.34%) Service Manager
6 53 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 51 (4.13%) Delivery Manager
8 39 (3.16%) Team Leader
9 38 (3.08%) Test Analyst
10 36 (2.91%) Technical Manager
11 33 (2.67%) Problem Manager
11 33 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (2.59%) Software Engineer
13 30 (2.43%) Quality Manager
14 27 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
15 26 (2.11%) Senior Manager
15 26 (2.11%) Change Manager
16 24 (1.94%) Java Developer
16 24 (1.94%) Services Delivery Manager
16 24 (1.94%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (9.64%) HTML
2 96 (7.77%) .NET
3 86 (6.96%) CSS
4 82 (6.64%) XML
5 67 (5.43%) Web Services
6 49 (3.97%) jQuery
7 46 (3.72%) HTML5
8 40 (3.24%) JSON
9 35 (2.83%) Spring
10 32 (2.59%) J2EE
11 31 (2.51%) Ajax
11 31 (2.51%) AngularJS
12 26 (2.11%) ASP.NET
13 25 (2.02%) Sass
14 24 (1.94%) CSS3
15 22 (1.78%) Velocity
16 21 (1.70%) .NET Framework
16 21 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (1.38%) Servlets
17 17 (1.38%) Padrino
Miscellaneous
1 166 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 100 (8.10%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.89%) User Experience
5 33 (2.67%) PMI
6 31 (2.51%) Open Source
7 29 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 23 (1.86%) Social Media
9 18 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.30%) iSeries
11 15 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.05%) FMCG
12 13 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.05%) Kindle
13 12 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.89%) Replication
14 11 (0.89%) Clustering
14 11 (0.89%) Economics
14 11 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 104 (8.42%) Windows
2 73 (5.91%) Linux
3 48 (3.89%) UNIX
4 18 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 16 (1.30%) VMS
6 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.97%) Android
8 11 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.81%) AIX
9 10 (0.81%) Solaris
10 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.57%) SUSE
12 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (22.11%) Project Management
3 237 (19.19%) ITIL
4 212 (17.17%) Service Delivery
5 173 (14.01%) Service Management
6 161 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 150 (12.15%) PRINCE2
8 146 (11.82%) Scrum
9 114 (9.23%) Business Development
10 101 (8.18%) Change Management
11 96 (7.77%) TDD
12 95 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 90 (7.29%) Coaching
14 85 (6.88%) CRM
15 81 (6.56%) Six Sigma
16 79 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
17 75 (6.07%) Risk Management
18 74 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 67 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (5.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (11.26%) JavaScript
2 138 (11.17%) Java
3 133 (10.77%) SQL
4 75 (6.07%) C#
5 37 (3.00%) Python
5 37 (3.00%) Ruby
6 25 (2.02%) Groovy
6 25 (2.02%) C++
7 21 (1.70%) VB.NET
8 20 (1.62%) Perl
9 19 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.21%) PHP
11 14 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.97%) COBOL
12 12 (0.97%) VB
13 11 (0.89%) C
14 10 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.57%) VBA
16 6 (0.49%) ABAP
16 6 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 293 (23.72%) Degree
2 77 (6.23%) PMI Certification
2 77 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 55 (4.45%) ISEB
5 54 (4.37%) PMP
6 50 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 44 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (3.56%) ISTQB
8 36 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (2.83%) MCSE
10 27 (2.19%) CCNA
11 24 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (1.86%) DV Cleared
13 22 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (1.46%) HND
15 17 (1.38%) CCNP
16 16 (1.30%) MBA
17 13 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (1.05%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (12.23%) SLA
2 136 (11.01%) QA
3 62 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (4.53%) ISO 9001
5 46 (3.72%) ISO 14001
6 36 (2.91%) ISO 9000
7 10 (0.81%) COBIT
8 9 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.24%) P3O
10 3 (0.24%) GAAP
11 1 (0.081%) HL7
11 1 (0.081%) DICOM
System Software
1 74 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.70%) vSphere
3 11 (0.89%) vCloud
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.49%) IAG
6 5 (0.40%) XenApp
7 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.16%) Firmware
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.16%) KVM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.081%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.081%) Snort
9 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.30%) Puppet
3 16 (1.30%) SCCM
4 11 (0.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 11 (0.89%) SCOrch
5 8 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.32%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Control-M
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 174 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.72%) SAP
3 92 (7.45%) Oracle
4 87 (7.04%) VMware
5 69 (5.59%) HP
6 37 (3.00%) IBM
7 36 (2.91%) Huawei
8 35 (2.83%) Cisco
9 24 (1.94%) 3PAR
10 21 (1.70%) Citrix
11 16 (1.30%) Avaya
12 14 (1.13%) Endeca
12 14 (1.13%) RedPrairie
13 13 (1.05%) Splunk
14 12 (0.97%) Business Objects
15 11 (0.89%) Juniper
15 11 (0.89%) Adobe
16 10 (0.81%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.81%) TOWER Software
17 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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