Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 80 147
Rank change year-on-year -18 +67 -50
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 180 255 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.73% 3.26% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.70% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 182 176 182
Berkshire median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £39,000 £34,875 £36,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £72,500 £84,175
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 5,696 6,886 9,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.43% 88.15% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,531 5,211 7,654
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,343 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 23 January 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 -15 78 £45,000 +2.27% 11
Maidenhead +25 31 £65,000 -13.33% 4
Bracknell +6 21 £60,000 +14.29%
Slough +4 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Newbury -20 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Wokingham -7 11 £55,000 -
Ascot - 5 £37,500 -
Windsor - 1 £25,000 - 2
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 67 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.89%) Finance
3 32 (17.78%) C#
4 31 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.22%) Degree
5 30 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (16.11%) SaaS
6 29 (16.11%) Scrum
6 29 (16.11%) ITIL
6 29 (16.11%) Service Delivery
7 28 (15.56%) Python
8 27 (15.00%) .NET
8 27 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 26 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (14.44%) JavaScript
9 26 (14.44%) Linux
10 25 (13.89%) ERP
10 25 (13.89%) REST
11 24 (13.33%) Web Services
12 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
13 22 (12.22%) Windows
14 21 (11.67%) HTML
14 21 (11.67%) Project Management
15 20 (11.11%) Java
15 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.11%) CSS
15 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (11.11%) Microservices
16 18 (10.00%) PowerShell
17 17 (9.44%) User Experience

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 11 (6.11%) Confluence
2 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 4 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.11%) SaaS
2 26 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.67%) Office 365
5 3 (1.67%) PaaS
6 2 (1.11%) Serverless
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) Firewall
1 5 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (2.78%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.22%) HTTP
2 4 (2.22%) SSL
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) LAN
4 2 (1.11%) RNC
4 2 (1.11%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.56%) NAS
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) SMTP
5 1 (0.56%) VLAN
5 1 (0.56%) VoIP
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.44%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.44%) JIRA
4 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.33%) Subversion
5 6 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (18.89%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Retail
2 15 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.78%) Advertising
4 4 (2.22%) Banking
4 4 (2.22%) Games
4 4 (2.22%) Local Government
4 4 (2.22%) Publishing
5 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (20.56%) Developer
2 20 (11.11%) Architect
3 17 (9.44%) Consultant
4 12 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.11%) Lead Developer
6 10 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Analyst
7 9 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (5.00%) Principal .NET Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Principal Developer
8 8 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.44%) Software Manager
8 8 (4.44%) Support Consultant
8 8 (4.44%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.44%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.89%) AWS Architect
9 7 (3.89%) AWS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.00%) .NET
2 25 (13.89%) REST
3 24 (13.33%) Web Services
4 21 (11.67%) HTML
5 20 (11.11%) CSS
6 16 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 16 (8.89%) RESTful
7 15 (8.33%) XML
8 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
8 14 (7.78%) jQuery
8 14 (7.78%) SOAP
9 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 11 (6.11%) CSS3
10 11 (6.11%) HTML5
11 9 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (5.00%) WCF
11 9 (5.00%) WPF
12 6 (3.33%) Django
12 6 (3.33%) JSON
12 6 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.44%) User Experience
3 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.56%) iPad
6 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.89%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.78%) Wiki
9 4 (2.22%) Clustering
9 4 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.56%) Fintech
12 1 (0.56%) iSeries
12 1 (0.56%) PMI
12 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Linux
2 22 (12.22%) Windows
3 3 (1.67%) Solaris
4 2 (1.11%) AIX
4 2 (1.11%) HPUX
4 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.11%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.11%) ITIL
2 29 (16.11%) Scrum
2 29 (16.11%) Service Delivery
3 25 (13.89%) ERP
4 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
5 21 (11.67%) Project Management
6 20 (11.11%) Microservices
7 17 (9.44%) DevOps
8 16 (8.89%) Release Management
8 16 (8.89%) Service Management
9 15 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.78%) SOA
10 14 (7.78%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.22%) Coaching
11 13 (7.22%) CRM
11 13 (7.22%) High Availability
12 12 (6.67%) Process Improvement
12 12 (6.67%) Statistics
12 12 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.78%) C#
2 28 (15.56%) Python
3 26 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.11%) Java
5 18 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.44%) Perl
7 16 (8.89%) SQL
8 10 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.00%) XPath
9 9 (5.00%) XQuery
10 8 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.33%) C
11 6 (3.33%) F#
11 6 (3.33%) Ruby
12 3 (1.67%) Scala
13 2 (1.11%) C++
13 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (17.22%) Degree
2 10 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (5.56%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.89%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.22%) CEH
4 4 (2.22%) CISSP
5 3 (1.67%) CCNA
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.11%) PMP
6 2 (1.11%) RHCE
7 1 (0.56%) ACCA
7 1 (0.56%) CIMA
7 1 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) SLA
2 13 (7.22%) QA
3 5 (2.78%) COBIT
4 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) Docker
3 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Puppet
2 7 (3.89%) Ansible
2 7 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.56%) Terraform
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.11%) Sage
2 11 (6.11%) SAP
3 6 (3.33%) Epicor
3 6 (3.33%) Infor
4 5 (2.78%) Cisco
4 5 (2.78%) HP
5 4 (2.22%) Ariba
5 4 (2.22%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.22%) F5
5 4 (2.22%) Juniper
5 4 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.67%) Twitter
6 3 (1.67%) VMware
7 2 (1.11%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.11%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.11%) Google