Period
to 18 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 86 95
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 120 304 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.81% 3.33% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.55% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 102 268 301
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £107,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +10.64%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,037 8,552 9,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.50% 93.74% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,518 7,475 8,553
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2021. 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
London Bridge - 2 £71,000 -
Continuous Improvement
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 60 (50.00%) Finance
2 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 34 (28.33%) DevOps
5 33 (27.50%) Python
5 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 33 (27.50%) Scrum
6 28 (23.33%) C#
6 28 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 27 (22.50%) .NET
8 26 (21.67%) Coaching
9 22 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (18.33%) Requirements Gathering
9 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
10 20 (16.67%) Java
11 19 (15.83%) Ansible
11 19 (15.83%) User Experience
12 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2017
12 18 (15.00%) Observability
13 17 (14.17%) Puppet
13 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
13 17 (14.17%) NoSQL
13 17 (14.17%) Kafka
13 17 (14.17%) Azure
14 16 (13.33%) ETL
14 16 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (12.50%) SQL
15 15 (12.50%) Degree
15 15 (12.50%) Office 365
16 14 (11.67%) Opscode Chef

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (1.67%) Apache
1 2 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) InVision
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.17%) Azure
2 15 (12.50%) Office 365
3 10 (8.33%) Amazon SageMaker
3 10 (8.33%) AWS
4 6 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (5.00%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (1.67%) GCP
5 2 (1.67%) SaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.83%) Datadog
6 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) MVNO
3 2 (1.67%) Network Security
3 2 (1.67%) VPN
3 2 (1.67%) Wireless
3 2 (1.67%) WLAN
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.83%) Skype
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2017
3 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
3 17 (14.17%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (5.00%) Data Lake
5 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (5.00%) Power BI
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.83%) KDB
7 1 (0.83%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (3.33%) GitLab
4 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) GoCD
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 60 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Marketing
3 8 (6.67%) Back Office
4 7 (5.83%) Banking
5 6 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.50%) Legal
6 3 (2.50%) Publishing
6 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Developer
2 12 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 10 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
4 8 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Administrator
5 7 (5.83%) Architect
5 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.00%) Azure Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 6 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 6 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) .NET
2 17 (14.17%) Kafka
3 13 (10.83%) WCF
3 13 (10.83%) WPF
4 7 (5.83%) CSS
4 7 (5.83%) jQuery
4 7 (5.83%) React
5 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.00%) MDX
5 6 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 5 (4.17%) Sensu
6 5 (4.17%) Web Services
7 3 (2.50%) Blazor
7 3 (2.50%) HTML
8 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.67%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.83%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) User Experience
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.00%) PMI
6 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.50%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.17%) CentOS
4 5 (4.17%) Fedora
4 5 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.67%) Unix
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.33%) DevOps
3 33 (27.50%) Scrum
4 28 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 26 (21.67%) Coaching
6 22 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (18.33%) Requirements Gathering
6 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
7 18 (15.00%) Observability
8 16 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (13.33%) ETL
9 14 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (11.67%) Project Delivery
9 14 (11.67%) SDLC
10 13 (10.83%) Data Science
10 13 (10.83%) Open Source
11 12 (10.00%) Microservices
12 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Automation
12 11 (9.17%) Line Management
12 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) Python
2 28 (23.33%) C#
3 20 (16.67%) Java
4 15 (12.50%) SQL
5 11 (9.17%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.33%) R
7 7 (5.83%) Ruby
8 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.50%) Go
10 3 (2.50%) VBScript
11 2 (1.67%) C
12 1 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) Elm
12 1 (0.83%) F#
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) Java 8
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) PhD
3 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.50%) CCNA
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) CCNP
5 2 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MOS
6 1 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) PMO
3 2 (1.67%) COBIT
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Docker
2 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) Ansible
2 17 (14.17%) Puppet
3 14 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.17%) Nagios
4 5 (4.17%) Terraform
5 3 (2.50%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.67%) Salt
7 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Charles River
3 13 (10.83%) Cisco
4 12 (10.00%) HP
5 11 (9.17%) Citrix
6 10 (8.33%) VMware
7 9 (7.50%) Sun
8 6 (5.00%) Databricks
8 6 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (4.17%) Google
10 3 (2.50%) Aruba
10 3 (2.50%) Oracle
10 3 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.50%) SAP
10 3 (2.50%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.67%) Meraki
12 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.83%) Splunk