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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 30 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.62% 4.32% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 4.63% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 28
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,900 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £69,100 £52,500
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 583 777 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.83% 93.17% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 431 631 736
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +11 22 £56,250 +32.35%
Bedford -1 6 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Waterfall
3 16 (30.77%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) SDLC
6 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 12 (23.08%) ITIL
8 11 (21.15%) CRM
8 11 (21.15%) Marketing
8 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
8 11 (21.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
9 10 (19.23%) JIRA
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
10 9 (17.31%) SQL
10 9 (17.31%) Finance
10 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.38%) DevOps
11 8 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 8 (15.38%) Retail
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.38%) Windows
11 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

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 (9.62%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) SaaS
3 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 4 (7.69%) PaaS
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DHCP
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) GIS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JIRA
2 6 (11.54%) Bugzilla
2 6 (11.54%) JMeter
2 6 (11.54%) Selenium
2 6 (11.54%) Testopia
3 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Marketing
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) IT Manager
2 8 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
2 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 5 (9.62%) Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Head of Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) Head of Customer Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) Head of Digital
5 4 (7.69%) Head of Digital Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) Scrum Master
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL Change Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Platform Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) RESTful
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.69%) Social Media
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
1 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Waterfall
3 16 (30.77%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) SDLC
6 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (23.08%) ITIL
8 11 (21.15%) CRM
8 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
9 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
10 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.38%) DevOps
11 7 (13.46%) BDD
11 7 (13.46%) Change Management
11 7 (13.46%) Resource Management
11 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
12 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) R
3 4 (7.69%) VBScript
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ISEB
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.54%) MCP
2 6 (11.54%) MCSA
2 6 (11.54%) MCSE
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.85%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.92%) CCIP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CCSP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) COSO
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
Great Barford, Bedfordshire
Alere International
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 20 days ago