Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 99 130
Rank change year-on-year +30 +31 +17
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 77 174 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.38% 3.01% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.28% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 61 75 100
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £32,450
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £68,775
South East median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% +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 2,041 5,309 6,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 89.48% 91.77% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,616 4,243 4,830
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +60 32 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Maidenhead +17 17 £72,500 +48.72%
Slough +15 8 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Bracknell +26 5 £42,500 -30.61%
Newbury +28 2 £70,000 +47.37% 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.57%) Finance
4 22 (28.57%) SaaS
5 17 (22.08%) User Experience
6 16 (20.78%) DevOps
7 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.48%) Visualisation
7 15 (19.48%) AWS
7 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
7 15 (19.48%) Degree
8 13 (16.88%) Scrum
8 13 (16.88%) Azure
8 13 (16.88%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 10 (12.99%) HTML
10 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (11.69%) User Stories
11 9 (11.69%) Office 365
11 9 (11.69%) SQL
11 9 (11.69%) Windows
11 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
11 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
11 9 (11.69%) Wireframes
11 9 (11.69%) Virtual Team
12 8 (10.39%) SOLID
12 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office

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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.60%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) SaaS
2 15 (19.48%) AWS
3 13 (16.88%) Azure
4 9 (11.69%) Office 365
5 5 (6.49%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.19%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (3.90%) GCP
7 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.90%) Power Automate
7 3 (3.90%) Serverless
8 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.60%) IaaS
8 2 (2.60%) PaaS
8 2 (2.60%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 4 (5.19%) Skype
2 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.60%) 5G
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.19%) Big Data
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (3.90%) GIS
3 3 (3.90%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.09%) Games
3 7 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Automotive
6 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (2.60%) Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Developer
2 9 (11.69%) Designer
2 9 (11.69%) UI Designer
2 9 (11.69%) UI/UX Designer
2 9 (11.69%) UX Designer
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
3 7 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Consultant
4 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Service Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Data Scientist
7 3 (3.90%) ERP Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Data Scientist
7 3 (3.90%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) HTML5
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) XML
4 4 (5.19%) JSON
5 3 (3.90%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.90%) Pandas
5 3 (3.90%) RESTful
5 3 (3.90%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.60%) Middleware
6 2 (2.60%) React
6 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 2 (2.60%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) Node.js
7 1 (1.30%) WCF
7 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) User Experience
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Virtual Team
4 6 (7.79%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.90%) Blog
7 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.90%) Life Science
7 3 (3.90%) Robotics
8 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.30%) SCADA
9 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
1 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (20.78%) DevOps
4 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.48%) Visualisation
5 13 (16.88%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (16.88%) Scrum
6 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.69%) User Stories
7 9 (11.69%) Wireframes
8 8 (10.39%) Coaching
8 8 (10.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 8 (10.39%) Microservices
8 8 (10.39%) SOLID
9 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (9.09%) Proactive Management
9 7 (9.09%) TDD
9 7 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.69%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.19%) Python
5 3 (3.90%) C#
5 3 (3.90%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) SOQL
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) NCSC
3 2 (2.60%) NEBOSH
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) IFRS
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) BT
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) Tableau
6 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.60%) Nintex
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Talend
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) IFS
7 1 (1.30%) Sage
7 1 (1.30%) SAP