The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 35 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 33 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.08% 3.39% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 4.42% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £53,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.56% -6.95%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.14%
Continuous Improvement
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 294 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.69% 76.76% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 312 218 199
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 34 (57.63%) Change Management
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) ITIL
4 17 (28.81%) Time Management
5 16 (27.12%) Retail
5 16 (27.12%) Finance
6 15 (25.42%) Practice Management
6 15 (25.42%) C#
6 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 15 (25.42%) T-SQL
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
6 15 (25.42%) MS Office
6 15 (25.42%) CMS
6 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
7 14 (23.73%) Manufacturing
7 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
7 14 (23.73%) Project Management
8 12 (20.34%) Unified Communications
9 11 (18.64%) IBM
10 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
11 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (15.25%) Network Management
11 9 (15.25%) Performance Management
12 8 (13.56%) J2EE
12 8 (13.56%) Java
12 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
12 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.56%) Coaching
12 8 (13.56%) Change Control

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 15 (25.42%) CMS
2 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
1 2 (3.39%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Unified Communications
2 5 (8.47%) LAN
2 5 (8.47%) SAN
3 4 (6.78%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
4 3 (5.08%) DHCP
4 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) MPLS
4 3 (5.08%) IPv4
4 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.69%) SMTP
5 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (27.12%) Retail
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Team Leader
3 9 (15.25%) Incident Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce Manager
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Support Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) HPUX
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Change Management
2 19 (32.20%) ITIL
3 17 (28.81%) Time Management
4 15 (25.42%) Practice Management
4 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
5 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
5 14 (23.73%) Project Management
6 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.25%) Network Management
7 9 (15.25%) Performance Management
8 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.56%) Coaching
8 8 (13.56%) Change Control
9 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
9 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.86%) UML
9 7 (11.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) C#
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
1 15 (25.42%) T-SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) IBM
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Brocade
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Clearswift