Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 105 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 +52
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 174 168 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.81% 2.65% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.02% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 123 131 204
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £72,125
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,660 5,565 7,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.45% 87.87% 90.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,452 4,365 6,004
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,775 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Reading +8 60 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Maidenhead -15 52 £65,000 - 6
Newbury +19 23 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bracknell -9 16 £42,500 - 4
Hungerford - 6 £37,500 -
Slough -23 5 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Wokingham +8 2 £39,000 -29.09% 3
Ascot +17 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 51 (29.31%) ITIL
2 47 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.71%) Project Management
4 42 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 37 (21.26%) Service Management
6 33 (18.97%) Degree
7 31 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (16.09%) Service Delivery
10 26 (14.94%) Finance
11 24 (13.79%) ITSM
11 24 (13.79%) Change Management
11 24 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 24 (13.79%) Strategic Thinking
12 23 (13.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (13.22%) Coaching
12 23 (13.22%) Computer Science
13 22 (12.64%) Logistics
13 22 (12.64%) Active Directory
14 21 (12.07%) DevOps
15 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (11.49%) C#
15 20 (11.49%) TDD
16 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (10.92%) Windows
16 19 (10.92%) SaaS
16 19 (10.92%) BDD
17 18 (10.34%) Office 365
17 18 (10.34%) Matrix Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.45%) Confluence
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.15%) WordPress
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (10.92%) SaaS
4 18 (10.34%) Office 365
5 13 (7.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.17%) PaaS
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon Glacier
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon S3
7 7 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.57%) Boomi
9 1 (0.57%) Force.com
9 1 (0.57%) G Suite
9 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.75%) WAN
2 9 (5.17%) SAN
2 9 (5.17%) Skype
3 8 (4.60%) DHCP
3 8 (4.60%) DNS
3 8 (4.60%) LAN
3 8 (4.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.02%) FCoE
4 7 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.02%) iSCSI
4 7 (4.02%) NAS
5 5 (2.87%) VoIP
6 4 (2.30%) Firewall
6 4 (2.30%) VPN
7 3 (1.72%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.72%) Wireless
8 2 (1.15%) IPsec
8 2 (1.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.45%) Power BI
3 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.15%) MySQL
6 2 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.57%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.02%) JIRA
3 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.45%) Subversion
4 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.30%) VersionOne
6 3 (1.72%) Maven
6 3 (1.72%) Selenium
7 2 (1.15%) JMeter
7 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.57%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (14.94%) Finance
2 13 (7.47%) Banking
2 13 (7.47%) Billing
3 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.15%) Electronics
5 2 (1.15%) Law
5 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (9.20%) Developer
1 16 (9.20%) IT Manager
2 14 (8.05%) Analyst
2 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (6.90%) Buyer
4 9 (5.17%) IT Buyer
5 8 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (4.60%) Scrum Master
5 8 (4.60%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.02%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (4.02%) Design Engineer
6 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 7 (4.02%) Service Owner
7 6 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 6 (3.45%) Service Manager
8 5 (2.87%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (2.87%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.87%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (2.87%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.05%) .NET
1 14 (8.05%) OAuth
2 12 (6.90%) SAML
3 9 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.02%) CSS
4 7 (4.02%) HTML
4 7 (4.02%) Web Services
5 5 (2.87%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (2.87%) React
6 4 (2.30%) jQuery
6 4 (2.30%) Velocity
7 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.72%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.72%) Angular 2
7 3 (1.72%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.72%) Node.js
7 3 (1.72%) RequireJS
8 2 (1.15%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.90%) CESG
4 11 (6.32%) PMI
5 10 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.75%) Replication
6 7 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.02%) Life Science
7 5 (2.87%) CMDB
8 4 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.30%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.57%) FMCG
10 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.92%) Windows
2 12 (6.90%) Linux
3 9 (5.17%) Unix
4 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.31%) ITIL
2 47 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.71%) Project Management
4 37 (21.26%) Service Management
5 31 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (16.09%) Service Delivery
7 24 (13.79%) Change Management
7 24 (13.79%) ITSM
7 24 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 24 (13.79%) Strategic Thinking
8 23 (13.22%) Coaching
9 22 (12.64%) Logistics
10 21 (12.07%) DevOps
11 20 (11.49%) TDD
12 19 (10.92%) BDD
13 18 (10.34%) Matrix Management
14 17 (9.77%) Test Automation
15 15 (8.62%) ERP
15 15 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (8.62%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.49%) C#
2 15 (8.62%) Bash Shell
3 12 (6.90%) Java
4 10 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.75%) SQL
5 8 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.02%) Perl
6 7 (4.02%) Python
6 7 (4.02%) Ruby
6 7 (4.02%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.45%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.87%) C
9 4 (2.30%) C++
9 4 (2.30%) PHP
10 2 (1.15%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.15%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.15%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.15%) VB
10 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (18.97%) Degree
2 23 (13.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.90%) MCITP
3 12 (6.90%) MCSE
3 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.02%) Master's Degree
4 7 (4.02%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.72%) CISSP
7 3 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.15%) CCNA
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CCSP
9 1 (0.57%) CRISC
9 1 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 11 (6.32%) QA
3 10 (5.75%) PMO
4 7 (4.02%) GAMP
5 4 (2.30%) PMBOK
6 3 (1.72%) COBIT
6 3 (1.72%) SLA
7 2 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.60%) Docker
4 7 (4.02%) Samba
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Ansible
2 11 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.32%) Puppet
3 8 (4.60%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.02%) Terraform
4 7 (4.02%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (1.72%) SCCM
5 3 (1.72%) SCOM
6 2 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.90%) SAP
3 11 (6.32%) VMware
4 10 (5.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.02%) Centrify
6 6 (3.45%) Tableau
7 5 (2.87%) Cisco
7 5 (2.87%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.30%) HP
8 4 (2.30%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.72%) F5
10 2 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.15%) Telerik
11 1 (0.57%) Aruba
11 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.57%) Google
11 1 (0.57%) Qualys
11 1 (0.57%) Trend Micro