Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 155 157
Rank change year-on-year +58 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 303 218 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.96% 1.87% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.09% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 270 195 213
City of London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,050 £36,300
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £109,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 9214 10414 15148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.12% 89.41% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8320 9490 13129
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 143 (47.19%) Finance
2 119 (39.27%) ITIL
3 104 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (33.33%) SQL
5 98 (32.34%) SQL Server
6 82 (27.06%) Test Automation
7 67 (22.11%) Microsoft
8 63 (20.79%) .NET
9 59 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (17.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (16.83%) JavaScript
12 50 (16.50%) SDLC
13 47 (15.51%) Windows
14 43 (14.19%) Degree
15 41 (13.53%) Sun
15 41 (13.53%) Release Management
16 39 (12.87%) C#
16 39 (12.87%) Scrum
17 38 (12.54%) Siebel
18 37 (12.21%) Service Delivery
18 37 (12.21%) Content Management
18 37 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (12.21%) User Experience
19 35 (11.55%) Business Analysis
19 35 (11.55%) OpenText
19 35 (11.55%) HTML
20 34 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
20 34 (11.22%) DevOps
21 33 (10.89%) CMS
21 33 (10.89%) Change Management

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 33 (10.89%) CMS
2 32 (10.56%) EPiServer
3 9 (2.97%) IIS
4 8 (2.64%) Apache
4 8 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.31%) nginx
5 7 (2.31%) WordPress
6 6 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.65%) Confluence
7 5 (1.65%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.99%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Siebel CRM
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.32%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.99%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.66%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.66%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.33%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.96%) Office 365
4 9 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.31%) Akamai
5 7 (2.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (2.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (2.31%) CloudFront
5 7 (2.31%) GitHub
5 7 (2.31%) Route 53
6 6 (1.98%) IaaS
7 5 (1.65%) SaaS
8 4 (1.32%) npm
9 3 (0.99%) Serverless
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.26%) Internet
2 19 (6.27%) Intranet
3 9 (2.97%) Firewall
4 5 (1.65%) LDAP
5 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.99%) BGP
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.99%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.99%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.99%) Multicast
6 3 (0.99%) OSPF
6 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
7 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.33%) LAN
7 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 52 (17.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (8.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (6.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 20 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.62%) MySQL
6 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (3.30%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.31%) Redis
9 7 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.32%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.32%) SQLite
12 3 (0.99%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 34 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (10.23%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.95%) Mercurial
3 15 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.64%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.98%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.98%) Selenium
8 4 (1.32%) Bower
8 4 (1.32%) gulp
8 4 (1.32%) JIRA
8 4 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.32%) Mocha
8 4 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.32%) Protractor
8 4 (1.32%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.99%) Maven
9 3 (0.99%) MSTest
General
1 143 (47.19%) Finance
2 27 (8.91%) Retail
3 15 (4.95%) Marketing
4 12 (3.96%) Legal
5 10 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.97%) Back Office
7 8 (2.64%) Banking
7 8 (2.64%) Front Office
7 8 (2.64%) Military
8 7 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.98%) Advertising
10 5 (1.65%) Law
11 4 (1.32%) Prime Brokerage
12 3 (0.99%) Electronics
12 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.66%) Billing
13 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Games
14 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 74 (24.42%) Developer
2 42 (13.86%) Analyst
3 28 (9.24%) C# Developer
4 20 (6.60%) .NET Developer
4 20 (6.60%) SSIS Developer
5 19 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (6.27%) Team Leader
6 16 (5.28%) Scrum Master
7 15 (4.95%) SQL Developer
8 14 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (4.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (4.29%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
9 13 (4.29%) SSRS Developer
9 13 (4.29%) T-SQL Developer
9 13 (4.29%) XML Developer
10 11 (3.63%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 11 (3.63%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.79%) .NET
2 35 (11.55%) HTML
3 30 (9.90%) Web Services
4 28 (9.24%) CSS
5 27 (8.91%) ASP.NET
6 24 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (7.92%) HTML5
7 21 (6.93%) Entity Framework
7 21 (6.93%) XML
8 19 (6.27%) .NET Framework
8 19 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 19 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (5.61%) React
10 12 (3.96%) CSS3
11 10 (3.30%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.30%) Gherkin
11 10 (3.30%) Node.js
12 9 (2.97%) jQuery
12 9 (2.97%) RESTful
13 7 (2.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.21%) User Experience
3 18 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.62%) Fintech
5 12 (3.96%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.31%) Equities
7 7 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.65%) Social Media
10 4 (1.32%) BBC
10 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.32%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.32%) STB
10 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.51%) Windows
2 22 (7.26%) Linux
3 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.31%) Android
5 5 (1.65%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.32%) Fedora
7 3 (0.99%) Solaris
7 3 (0.99%) Unix
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.27%) ITIL
2 104 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (27.06%) Test Automation
4 50 (16.50%) SDLC
5 41 (13.53%) Release Management
6 39 (12.87%) Scrum
7 37 (12.21%) Content Management
7 37 (12.21%) Service Delivery
7 37 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (11.55%) Business Analysis
9 34 (11.22%) DevOps
10 33 (10.89%) Change Management
10 33 (10.89%) Quality Management
11 31 (10.23%) MVC
12 28 (9.24%) Project Management
13 27 (8.91%) Defect Management
14 26 (8.58%) Workflow
15 24 (7.92%) Performance Monitoring
15 24 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (7.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (33.33%) SQL
2 51 (16.83%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.87%) C#
4 17 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.28%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.29%) Python
7 11 (3.63%) Java
8 9 (2.97%) PHP
9 8 (2.64%) PHP 7
10 7 (2.31%) PHP 5
10 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.98%) XPath
12 5 (1.65%) R
12 5 (1.65%) Scala
13 4 (1.32%) Perl
13 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.99%) ES6
14 3 (0.99%) VBScript
15 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (14.19%) Degree
2 12 (3.96%) Siebel Certification
3 7 (2.31%) ISEB
4 6 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.99%) CCIE
7 3 (0.99%) CISSP
7 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.99%) PMP
8 2 (0.66%) ACCA
8 2 (0.66%) APMP
8 2 (0.66%) CCNA
8 2 (0.66%) CIMA
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.66%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.56%) QA
2 26 (8.58%) SLA
3 7 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.98%) PMO
5 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.66%) P3O
7 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 10 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (5.61%) Ansible
2 16 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (5.28%) Puppet
3 10 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.31%) Terraform
4 7 (2.31%) vRealize
5 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.99%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.33%) Mesos
7 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.33%) SCCM
7 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.53%) Sun
3 38 (12.54%) Siebel
4 35 (11.55%) OpenText
5 12 (3.96%) SAP
6 10 (3.30%) Cisco
6 10 (3.30%) HP
7 9 (2.97%) New Relic
7 9 (2.97%) Oracle
7 9 (2.97%) Xerox
8 6 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.98%) VMware
9 5 (1.65%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.65%) BT
9 5 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.65%) Reuters
10 4 (1.32%) Arqiva
10 4 (1.32%) Juniper
10 4 (1.32%) Marketo
10 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com