Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 99 102
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 135 181 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.38% 2.68% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.01% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 96 178 147
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £39,375 £38,750 £36,350
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

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 5,217 6,021 6,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.85% 89.13% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,107 4,810 5,240
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 -15 53 £60,000 +18.23% 9
Maidenhead +8 40 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Newbury +15 16 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Slough -17 10 £67,500 +28.57% 5
Wokingham +3 5 £55,000 - 2
Bracknell -28 3 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Hungerford - 1 £35,000 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 53 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.00%) Logistics
2 27 (20.00%) DevOps
3 21 (15.56%) ITIL
4 20 (14.81%) Scrum
4 20 (14.81%) Resource Management
4 20 (14.81%) Coaching
4 20 (14.81%) Process Improvement
5 19 (14.07%) Finance
6 18 (13.33%) Service Management
6 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (12.59%) SQL
7 17 (12.59%) Test Automation
8 16 (11.85%) TDD
8 16 (11.85%) C#
8 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
8 16 (11.85%) ITSM
8 16 (11.85%) BDD
9 15 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 15 (11.11%) Project Management
9 15 (11.11%) .NET
9 15 (11.11%) Windows
10 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.63%) Microservices
11 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.89%) Critical Success Factor

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 5 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (1.48%) JBoss
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.41%) SaaS
3 4 (2.96%) Office 365
4 3 (2.22%) IaaS
4 3 (2.22%) PaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) Boomi
6 1 (0.74%) Force.com
6 1 (0.74%) G Suite
6 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Firewall
1 3 (2.22%) Network Security
2 2 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.48%) DNS
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.48%) IPsec
2 2 (1.48%) NAS
2 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.48%) SAN
2 2 (1.48%) VPN
2 2 (1.48%) Wireless
3 1 (0.74%) Broadband
3 1 (0.74%) DHCP
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (4.44%) DataStage
3 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.44%) Lumira
3 6 (4.44%) MySQL
3 6 (4.44%) QlikView
3 6 (4.44%) SAP BW
3 6 (4.44%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.22%) Power BI
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) JIRA
2 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.96%) Selenium
3 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.22%) JMeter
5 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 2 (1.48%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.74%) GitLab
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Billing
5 3 (2.22%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (11.11%) Analyst
2 14 (10.37%) Developer
3 10 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 9 (6.67%) Developer in Test
5 8 (5.93%) Coordinator
5 8 (5.93%) DBA
5 8 (5.93%) IT Manager
5 8 (5.93%) Scrum Master
6 7 (5.19%) SQL DBA
7 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 6 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Account Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Head of Data Quality
9 4 (2.96%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.96%) React
4 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.22%) REST
5 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.48%) CSS
5 2 (1.48%) HTML
5 2 (1.48%) Java EE
5 2 (1.48%) jQuery
5 2 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.48%) Middleware
5 2 (1.48%) RESTful
5 2 (1.48%) Servlets
5 2 (1.48%) SOAP
5 2 (1.48%) Velocity
5 2 (1.48%) XML
6 1 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.74%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) User Experience
3 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.19%) Replication
4 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.48%) PKI
5 2 (1.48%) PMI
5 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Life Science
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Linux
3 6 (4.44%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.00%) DevOps
2 27 (20.00%) Logistics
3 21 (15.56%) ITIL
4 20 (14.81%) Coaching
4 20 (14.81%) Process Improvement
4 20 (14.81%) Resource Management
4 20 (14.81%) Scrum
5 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (13.33%) Service Management
6 17 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (12.59%) Test Automation
7 16 (11.85%) BDD
7 16 (11.85%) ITSM
7 16 (11.85%) TDD
8 15 (11.11%) Project Management
8 15 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.63%) Microservices
10 12 (8.89%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) SQL
2 16 (11.85%) C#
3 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.70%) Java
5 5 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.96%) C
6 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.22%) C++
7 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.48%) Python
9 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.22%) CISSP
3 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.48%) CISA
4 2 (1.48%) CISM
4 2 (1.48%) CRISC
4 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ACCA
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) CIMA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.96%) HL7
3 4 (2.96%) SLA
4 3 (2.22%) PMO
5 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.48%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.74%) COBIT
6 1 (0.74%) GAAP
6 1 (0.74%) GDPR
6 1 (0.74%) IFRS
6 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Docker
1 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) SCCM
1 7 (5.19%) SCOM
2 6 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.96%) Ansible
4 3 (2.22%) Puppet
5 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle
3 9 (6.67%) SAP
4 7 (5.19%) VMware
5 6 (4.44%) Cognos
6 4 (2.96%) Automation Anywhere
6 4 (2.96%) Blue Prism
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco
6 4 (2.96%) UiPath
7 3 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.22%) Tableau
8 2 (1.48%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) Google
8 2 (1.48%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.48%) Qualys
8 2 (1.48%) Trend Micro
8 2 (1.48%) Zscaler