Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 132 91
Rank change year-on-year +10 -41 +18
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 156 139 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.40% 2.22% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.54% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 93 210
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £63,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.38% -6.00%

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 5,874 5,477 8,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.30% 87.32% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,728 4,274 6,348
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +14 52 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Maidenhead -31 41 £57,500 +25.82% 3
Bracknell -16 15 £42,500 - 9
Newbury -1 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Slough -4 12 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Hungerford - 6 £37,500 - 1
Wokingham -3 2 £39,000 -29.09% 1
Ascot +6 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 52 (33.33%) ITIL
2 44 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.64%) Degree
4 38 (24.36%) Project Management
5 36 (23.08%) Service Management
5 36 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (21.15%) Finance
7 29 (18.59%) Computer Science
7 29 (18.59%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (17.31%) PRINCE2
10 26 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (16.03%) Service Delivery
12 24 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 24 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
13 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (14.74%) Change Management
13 23 (14.74%) ITSM
14 22 (14.10%) Windows
14 22 (14.10%) Coaching
14 22 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (11.54%) C#
16 18 (11.54%) ERP
16 18 (11.54%) WAN
16 18 (11.54%) OAuth
16 18 (11.54%) SaaS
16 18 (11.54%) Office 365
17 17 (10.90%) Matrix Management
17 17 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 13 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.21%) IBM Notes
2 5 (3.21%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.56%) Confluence
3 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.28%) WordPress
5 1 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (11.54%) Office 365
3 18 (11.54%) SaaS
4 16 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (5.77%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (5.77%) Amazon S3
5 9 (5.77%) PaaS
5 9 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 2 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) WAN
2 16 (10.26%) LAN
3 11 (7.05%) SAN
4 10 (6.41%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.77%) DHCP
5 9 (5.77%) DNS
5 9 (5.77%) FCoE
5 9 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (5.77%) iSCSI
5 9 (5.77%) NAS
5 9 (5.77%) Skype
6 5 (3.21%) VoIP
7 3 (1.92%) Firewall
7 3 (1.92%) VPN
8 2 (1.28%) 3G
8 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.28%) Wireless
9 1 (0.64%) 4G
9 1 (0.64%) Multicast
9 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.85%) Power BI
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.85%) JIRA
2 6 (3.85%) Subversion
3 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.56%) VersionOne
4 3 (1.92%) Maven
4 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.64%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Banking
3 13 (8.33%) Billing
4 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (12.18%) Analyst
2 16 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 12 (7.69%) Buyer
4 12 (7.69%) Developer
5 9 (5.77%) IT Buyer
6 8 (5.13%) Software Analyst
6 8 (5.13%) Subject Matter Expert
7 7 (4.49%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Scrum Master
9 5 (3.21%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.54%) OAuth
2 15 (9.62%) SAML
3 14 (8.97%) .NET
4 10 (6.41%) HTML
5 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.13%) CSS
6 8 (5.13%) Web Services
7 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.21%) React
8 5 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.56%) jQuery
9 4 (2.56%) Velocity
10 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.92%) ADO.NET
10 3 (1.92%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (1.92%) JSON
10 3 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.92%) Node.js
10 3 (1.92%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.62%) CESG
4 11 (7.05%) PMI
5 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.77%) Replication
6 7 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.49%) Life Science
7 5 (3.21%) AS400
7 5 (3.21%) CMDB
7 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.21%) iSeries
8 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.64%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 12 (7.69%) Unix
3 11 (7.05%) Linux
4 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.21%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.33%) ITIL
2 38 (24.36%) Project Management
3 36 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.08%) Service Management
4 29 (18.59%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (17.31%) PRINCE2
6 25 (16.03%) Service Delivery
7 24 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
8 23 (14.74%) Change Management
8 23 (14.74%) ITSM
9 22 (14.10%) Coaching
10 18 (11.54%) ERP
11 17 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (10.90%) Logistics
11 17 (10.90%) Matrix Management
12 16 (10.26%) DevOps
12 16 (10.26%) Workflow
13 15 (9.62%) B2B
13 15 (9.62%) B2C
13 15 (9.62%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.54%) C#
2 14 (8.97%) Bash Shell
3 12 (7.69%) Java
4 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.05%) SQL
5 10 (6.41%) Perl
5 10 (6.41%) Python
6 9 (5.77%) Ruby
6 9 (5.77%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.21%) PHP
9 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.92%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.92%) C
10 3 (1.92%) C++
10 3 (1.92%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.92%) VB
10 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.92%) VC++
11 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (25.64%) Degree
2 26 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (9.62%) MCITP
3 15 (9.62%) MCSE
3 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.49%) Master's Degree
4 7 (4.49%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.92%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) CCNP
8 1 (0.64%) CCSP
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 11 (7.05%) QA
3 7 (4.49%) GAMP
3 7 (4.49%) PMO
4 4 (2.56%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.92%) COBIT
5 3 (1.92%) SLA
6 2 (1.28%) GDPR
6 2 (1.28%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 24 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) Samba
4 4 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
5 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) Ansible
2 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.33%) Puppet
3 9 (5.77%) Terraform
3 9 (5.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 4 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.64%) Netcool
6 1 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 44 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.33%) SAP
2 13 (8.33%) VMware
3 12 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.77%) Centrify
5 6 (3.85%) Oracle
5 6 (3.85%) Tableau
6 5 (3.21%) Capita
6 5 (3.21%) Citrix
6 5 (3.21%) Lotus
6 5 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (2.56%) HP
7 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.92%) Cisco
8 3 (1.92%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.92%) Telerik
9 2 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.28%) F5