The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 41 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.26% 5.46% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 5.92% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 35
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 541 844 982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.80% 92.14% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 414 756 821
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 11 £55,000 -29.03% 4
Bedford +12 3 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) ITIL
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (28.00%) Retail
4 14 (28.00%) Degree
4 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) SDLC
8 10 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
8 10 (20.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.00%) CRM
8 10 (20.00%) JIRA
8 10 (20.00%) Marketing
9 9 (18.00%) Resource Management
9 9 (18.00%) Change Management
10 8 (16.00%) ISEB
10 8 (16.00%) Project Management
10 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle
10 8 (16.00%) QA
10 8 (16.00%) Selenium
10 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
10 8 (16.00%) Bugzilla
10 8 (16.00%) Scrum

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) SAS
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.00%) PaaS
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DHCP
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 6 (12.00%) OLAP
3 6 (12.00%) OLTP
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (8.00%) GIS
5 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Bugzilla
2 8 (16.00%) JMeter
2 8 (16.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) Testopia
General
1 14 (28.00%) Retail
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) IT Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 8 (16.00%) Test Leader
3 7 (14.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Database Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Business Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Head of Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) Head of Digital Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) Server Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
1 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) ITIL
3 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (22.00%) SDLC
7 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.00%) CRM
8 9 (18.00%) Change Management
8 9 (18.00%) Resource Management
9 8 (16.00%) Contract Management
9 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
9 8 (16.00%) DevOps
9 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 8 (16.00%) Scorecard
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.00%) Test Management
9 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) R
4 4 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (10.00%) MCP
4 5 (10.00%) MCSA
4 5 (10.00%) MCSE
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) CCSP
6 1 (2.00%) CISA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) CRISC
6 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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