Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 117 135
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 333 281 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.26% 2.71% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.92% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 297 254 215
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £42,250 £38,330 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,250 £85,000 £79,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -

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 9,398 9,634 9,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.89% 93.03% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,385 8,619 8,822
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,400
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 - 5 £70,000 -
Continuous Improvement
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 169 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (40.84%) Finance
3 95 (28.53%) SQL
4 78 (23.42%) C#
5 77 (23.12%) Scrum
6 76 (22.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 71 (21.32%) Microsoft
8 69 (20.72%) TDD
9 68 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (19.52%) Java
11 60 (18.02%) Active Directory
12 57 (17.12%) .NET
13 55 (16.52%) HTML
14 54 (16.22%) Windows
15 53 (15.92%) JavaScript
16 50 (15.02%) DevOps
17 47 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (14.11%) PowerShell
18 46 (13.81%) Git (software)
18 46 (13.81%) AngularJS
19 44 (13.21%) Docker
20 43 (12.91%) Risk Management
21 42 (12.61%) Test Automation
22 41 (12.31%) Analytics
23 40 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
23 40 (12.01%) SQL Server
23 40 (12.01%) Project Management
24 39 (11.71%) ASP.NET
24 39 (11.71%) MVC
25 38 (11.41%) ITIL

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 21 (6.31%) IIS
2 13 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.00%) Apache
4 8 (2.40%) CMS
4 8 (2.40%) Confluence
4 8 (2.40%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.50%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.50%) nginx
6 5 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.30%) Kentico
10 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.20%) InDesign
3 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.30%) Autodesk Flame
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP BPC
1 3 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 3 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.60%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) Relativity
3 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.71%) PaaS
3 19 (5.71%) SaaS
4 10 (3.00%) Office 365
5 6 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.50%) IaaS
7 3 (0.90%) Apigee
7 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.90%) npm
8 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
9 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.30%) G Suite
9 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.01%) Firewall
2 23 (6.91%) DNS
3 16 (4.80%) SNMP
4 14 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (3.90%) Internet
5 13 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.30%) HTTP
7 10 (3.00%) SSL
8 7 (2.10%) SAN
8 7 (2.10%) VLAN
9 5 (1.50%) DHCP
9 5 (1.50%) LAN
9 5 (1.50%) WAN
10 4 (1.20%) VoIP
11 3 (0.90%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.90%) H.323
11 3 (0.90%) ISDN
11 3 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.40%) Big Data
5 7 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.90%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.90%) MySQL
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.60%) KDB
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 46 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.61%) Selenium
4 19 (5.71%) JIRA
5 17 (5.11%) SpecFlow
6 15 (4.50%) HP UFT
7 11 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.80%) gulp
10 6 (1.80%) Maven
10 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.50%) Grunt
11 5 (1.50%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.50%) Protractor
11 5 (1.50%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.20%) JHipster
12 4 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 136 (40.84%) Finance
2 35 (10.51%) Banking
3 27 (8.11%) Advertising
4 16 (4.80%) Games
5 12 (3.60%) Front Office
6 10 (3.00%) Back Office
7 8 (2.40%) Law
8 7 (2.10%) Legal
9 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.50%) Marketing
11 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.90%) Retail
12 2 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (27.63%) Developer
2 52 (15.62%) Analyst
3 28 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (7.81%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.31%) Scrum Master
6 20 (6.01%) Senior Developer
7 16 (4.80%) Test Analyst
8 15 (4.50%) Analyst Developer
8 15 (4.50%) Applications Support
8 15 (4.50%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (4.50%) Developer in Test
8 15 (4.50%) J2EE Developer
8 15 (4.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (4.50%) Test Automation Developer
9 14 (4.20%) Network Engineer
9 14 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.90%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.60%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.60%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (17.12%) .NET
2 55 (16.52%) HTML
3 46 (13.81%) AngularJS
4 39 (11.71%) ASP.NET
5 38 (11.41%) Spring
6 35 (10.51%) CSS
7 32 (9.61%) .NET Core
8 31 (9.31%) Web Services
9 30 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (7.81%) jQuery
10 26 (7.81%) Vue.js
11 23 (6.91%) REST
12 22 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (6.61%) React
13 16 (4.80%) Gherkin
13 16 (4.80%) Java EE
14 15 (4.50%) DHTML
14 15 (4.50%) Ehcache
14 15 (4.50%) J2EE
14 15 (4.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.41%) User Experience
4 16 (4.80%) Fintech
4 16 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.10%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.80%) NHS
8 5 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.50%) Clustering
9 3 (0.90%) Derivative
9 3 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.90%) Life Science
9 3 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.60%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.22%) Windows
2 37 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.01%) Linux
3 20 (6.01%) Unix
4 13 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.90%) Android
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (23.12%) Scrum
3 69 (20.72%) TDD
4 68 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (15.02%) DevOps
6 47 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (12.91%) Risk Management
8 42 (12.61%) Test Automation
9 41 (12.31%) Analytics
10 40 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (12.01%) Project Management
11 39 (11.71%) MVC
12 38 (11.41%) ITIL
13 36 (10.81%) BDD
13 36 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (9.31%) SOLID
15 26 (7.81%) Front End Development
16 25 (7.51%) Microservices
16 25 (7.51%) OO
16 25 (7.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (28.53%) SQL
2 78 (23.42%) C#
3 65 (19.52%) Java
4 53 (15.92%) JavaScript
5 47 (14.11%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.71%) Python
7 27 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 25 (7.51%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.60%) Java 8
11 8 (2.40%) Scala
12 7 (2.10%) C++
13 5 (1.50%) C
13 5 (1.50%) Perl
14 3 (0.90%) Go
14 3 (0.90%) Ruby
14 3 (0.90%) VB
14 3 (0.90%) VBA
14 3 (0.90%) VBScript
15 2 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (10.81%) Degree
2 19 (5.71%) ISEB
3 16 (4.80%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (4.20%) CCIE
5 14 (4.20%) CCNP
5 14 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.70%) CISSP
7 8 (2.40%) CISA
7 8 (2.40%) CISM
8 6 (1.80%) CRISC
9 5 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.50%) PMP
9 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.20%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.30%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.81%) QA
2 15 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.90%) GDPR
4 11 (3.30%) PMO
5 10 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (3.00%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.80%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.21%) Docker
3 8 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.80%) XenApp
6 4 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) ACF2
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) RACF
8 1 (0.30%) StorNext
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (7.81%) Ansible
2 22 (6.61%) Terraform
3 20 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.11%) Puppet
5 12 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.30%) SCCM
7 10 (3.00%) Nagios
8 9 (2.70%) SCOM
9 7 (2.10%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.50%) CASB
10 5 (1.50%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.50%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.20%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.90%) Kibana
12 3 (0.90%) Salt
12 3 (0.90%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 19 (5.71%) Cisco
3 18 (5.41%) Citrix
4 15 (4.50%) Splunk
4 15 (4.50%) Terracotta
5 14 (4.20%) F5
5 14 (4.20%) Palo Alto
6 11 (3.30%) VMware
7 9 (2.70%) Oracle
8 7 (2.10%) Riverbed
8 7 (2.10%) Symantec
9 5 (1.50%) Google
9 5 (1.50%) PagerDuty
9 5 (1.50%) Pega
9 5 (1.50%) Veeam
10 4 (1.20%) Adobe
10 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.20%) HP
10 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com