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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 51 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 17 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.21% 1.97% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.56% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 17
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £48,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
442 313 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.55% 76.90% 83.30%
Number of salaries quoted 315 227 309
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 17 (36.17%) Change Management
2 16 (34.04%) Time Management
3 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
3 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 14 (29.79%) PRINCE2
4 13 (27.66%) Finance
5 12 (25.53%) Unified Communications
6 11 (23.40%) IBM
7 10 (21.28%) Project Management
7 10 (21.28%) Performance Management
7 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
8 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
8 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
8 9 (19.15%) Requirements Engineering
8 9 (19.15%) Change Control
8 9 (19.15%) Network Management
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (19.15%) UML
8 9 (19.15%) Rational Rose
9 8 (17.02%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
9 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.02%) Retail
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.89%) J2EE
10 7 (14.89%) Java

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.77%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) Maximo
2 2 (4.26%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) IPv4
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) OLAP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.77%) Games
4 6 (12.77%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Incident Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.13%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.64%) Blog
2 5 (10.64%) FMCG
2 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Change Management
2 16 (34.04%) Time Management
3 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 14 (29.79%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
4 10 (21.28%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) Performance Management
5 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (19.15%) Network Management
5 9 (19.15%) Change Control
5 9 (19.15%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
5 9 (19.15%) UML
5 9 (19.15%) Requirements Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) Practice Management
8 5 (10.64%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
1 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) IBM
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Brocade
4 1 (2.13%) Riverbed