Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 133 111
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 -29
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 141 151 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.00% 2.16% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.47% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 139 133 224
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,600 £33,425
90th Percentile £71,000 £74,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -8.31%

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 6,219 6,105 9,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.23% 87.44% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,965 4,763 7,280
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +35 67 £51,500 -6.36% 8
Slough +6 17 £45,000 -7.69%
Bracknell +4 15 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Maidenhead -40 15 £52,500 -18.29% 3
Newbury -18 9 £51,500 -8.44% 1
Wokingham -9 6 - - 2
Ascot -11 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.24%) Degree
3 35 (24.82%) Finance
4 34 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (17.02%) Windows
7 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
8 22 (15.60%) ITIL
9 21 (14.89%) C#
9 21 (14.89%) Computer Science
10 20 (14.18%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.48%) ERP
12 18 (12.77%) Web Services
13 17 (12.06%) Scrum
13 17 (12.06%) REST
14 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (11.35%) Telecoms
14 16 (11.35%) SQL
14 16 (11.35%) Project Management
14 16 (11.35%) Service Management
15 15 (10.64%) Java
15 15 (10.64%) Linux
15 15 (10.64%) QA
15 15 (10.64%) Decision-Making
16 14 (9.93%) SaaS
16 14 (9.93%) User Stories
16 14 (9.93%) Retail
16 14 (9.93%) HTML
16 14 (9.93%) .NET
16 14 (9.93%) SQL Server

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 (3.55%) IBM Notes
1 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.13%) TPMS
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Maya
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.93%) SaaS
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.26%) Office 365
5 3 (2.13%) Serverless
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) LAN
1 11 (7.80%) WAN
2 6 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.84%) Firewall
3 4 (2.84%) VLAN
4 3 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.13%) NAS
4 3 (2.13%) SAN
4 3 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.42%) 3G
5 2 (1.42%) ADSL
5 2 (1.42%) Broadband
5 2 (1.42%) DHCP
5 2 (1.42%) DNS
5 2 (1.42%) FCoE
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
5 2 (1.42%) RNC
5 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.71%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) OLAP
5 1 (0.71%) Power BI
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (24.82%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.93%) Retail
4 4 (2.84%) Advertising
4 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.13%) German Language
6 2 (1.42%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Billing
6 2 (1.42%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.73%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) Analyst
3 15 (10.64%) Technical Manager
4 11 (7.80%) Product Manager
4 11 (7.80%) Service Manager
4 11 (7.80%) Software Analyst
5 9 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Architect
6 8 (5.67%) Principal .NET Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Principal Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Technical Product Manager
7 7 (4.96%) Consultant
7 7 (4.96%) QA Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.77%) Web Services
2 17 (12.06%) REST
3 14 (9.93%) .NET
3 14 (9.93%) HTML
4 11 (7.80%) XML
5 9 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.38%) SOAP
6 8 (5.67%) WCF
6 8 (5.67%) WPF
7 7 (4.96%) CSS
8 6 (4.26%) CSS3
8 6 (4.26%) HTML5
9 5 (3.55%) jQuery
9 5 (3.55%) RESTful
9 5 (3.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.84%) JSON
10 4 (2.84%) Spring
11 3 (2.13%) LDAP
11 3 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.96%) User Experience
6 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.55%) AS400
7 5 (3.55%) iSeries
8 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.84%) Life Science
8 4 (2.84%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.13%) PMI
9 3 (2.13%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.42%) Replication
11 1 (0.71%) CESG
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.02%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 6 (4.26%) Unix
4 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.13%) AIX
5 3 (2.13%) HPUX
5 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (15.60%) ITIL
4 20 (14.18%) Software Engineering
5 19 (13.48%) ERP
6 17 (12.06%) Scrum
7 16 (11.35%) Project Management
7 16 (11.35%) Service Management
8 15 (10.64%) Decision-Making
9 14 (9.93%) User Stories
10 13 (9.22%) Microservices
10 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.09%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (7.09%) Coaching
11 10 (7.09%) CRM
11 10 (7.09%) DevOps
11 10 (7.09%) SDLC
12 9 (6.38%) SOA
12 9 (6.38%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.89%) C#
2 16 (11.35%) SQL
3 15 (10.64%) Java
4 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.51%) Perl
5 12 (8.51%) Python
6 10 (7.09%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.67%) XPath
7 8 (5.67%) XQuery
8 7 (4.96%) C
9 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.13%) C++
11 3 (2.13%) Scala
11 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.67%) ISEB
3 8 (5.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.26%) CEH
4 6 (4.26%) CISSP
5 5 (3.55%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.84%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.13%) RHCE
8 2 (1.42%) GCIA
8 2 (1.42%) GCIH
8 2 (1.42%) GSEC
8 2 (1.42%) PMP
8 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.42%) SANS
9 1 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) QA
2 8 (5.67%) SLA
3 6 (4.26%) PMO
4 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.42%) COBIT
5 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.71%) GDPR
6 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.13%) Docker
4 3 (2.13%) Firmware
5 2 (1.42%) Samba
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Ansible
2 3 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.13%) Puppet
2 3 (2.13%) Terraform
3 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.71%) Netcool
4 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.67%) Sage
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.96%) VMware
4 6 (4.26%) SAP
5 5 (3.55%) Citrix
5 5 (3.55%) Epicor
5 5 (3.55%) Infor
5 5 (3.55%) Lotus
5 5 (3.55%) Remedy
6 4 (2.84%) Capita
7 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.13%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.13%) HP
7 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.13%) Splunk
7 3 (2.13%) Twitter
8 2 (1.42%) Centrify
8 2 (1.42%) Nokia