Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 66 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 28 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.55% 3.51% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.78% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 53
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,850 £22,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £87,500 £69,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 973 1508 1785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.70% 92.97% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1319 1575
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +14 22 £49,000 -30.00% 1
Bedford +14 4 £36,500 +28.07%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (50.00%) Finance
1 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) ISEB
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (25.00%) Marketing
6 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Presales
7 6 (21.43%) People Management
7 6 (21.43%) Data Transformation
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (21.43%) Release Management
7 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) OLAP
2 6 (21.43%) OLTP
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) JMeter
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Testopia
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
1 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Database Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
3 10 (35.71%) Change Management
3 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) Data Transformation
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) ETL
6 6 (21.43%) People Management
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (21.43%) Presales
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (14.29%) CISSP
4 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (3.57%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) CRISC
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central