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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 39 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.29% 3.31% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 4.40% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 2
Average salary £42,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.49% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,700 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,300 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
445 273 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.18% 75.41% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 310 198 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (62.00%) Change Management
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (28.00%) MS Office
3 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) Practice Management
3 14 (28.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) CMS
3 14 (28.00%) Retail
4 13 (26.00%) Time Management
5 12 (24.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (24.00%) Project Management
5 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.00%) IBM
7 7 (14.00%) Service Management
7 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
7 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (14.00%) Network Management
7 7 (14.00%) Unified Communications
8 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Change Control
8 6 (12.00%) Release Management
8 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (28.00%) CMS
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (10.00%) LAN
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.00%) IPv4
4 3 (6.00%) MPLS
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
1 14 (28.00%) Retail
2 12 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Team Leader
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Incident Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Support Manager
5 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) EPoS
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) HPUX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) SUSE
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Change Management
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Practice Management
3 13 (26.00%) Time Management
4 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.00%) Project Management
5 7 (14.00%) Service Management
5 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.00%) Network Management
6 6 (12.00%) Change Control
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.00%) Release Management
6 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.00%) UML
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
1 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) MCSA
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Brocade
4 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Clearswift