Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 109 103
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 196 101 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.22% 2.54% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 2.67% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 169 88 269
10th Percentile £42,999 £46,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £62,438 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £108,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +7.14%

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 5,702 3,776 9,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.72% 94.78% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,098 3,317 8,168
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,988
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.36%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -4 1 £82,500 +16.20%
Continuous Improvement
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 83 (42.35%) Finance
1 83 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.20%) Social Skills
3 46 (23.47%) Software Engineering
3 46 (23.47%) DevOps
4 42 (21.43%) Java
5 41 (20.92%) Microsoft
6 35 (17.86%) Degree
7 34 (17.35%) Azure
7 34 (17.35%) Mentoring
8 33 (16.84%) Coaching
8 33 (16.84%) AWS
8 33 (16.84%) Python
8 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
9 32 (16.33%) Project Management
10 30 (15.31%) C#
11 28 (14.29%) SQL
11 28 (14.29%) User Experience
11 28 (14.29%) Fintech
12 27 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (13.78%) Test Automation
13 25 (12.76%) Microsoft 365
13 25 (12.76%) Scrum
14 23 (11.73%) Microservices
14 23 (11.73%) Kubernetes
14 23 (11.73%) Refactoring
15 22 (11.22%) QA
15 22 (11.22%) Node.js
15 22 (11.22%) Banking
15 22 (11.22%) Requirements Gathering

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 12 (6.12%) Confluence
2 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.06%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (2.04%) Apache
4 4 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.51%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.35%) Azure
2 33 (16.84%) AWS
3 25 (12.76%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (8.16%) GCP
5 15 (7.65%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.57%) SaaS
7 6 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.04%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.04%) Serverless
10 3 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.53%) PowerApps
11 2 (1.02%) GitHub
11 2 (1.02%) IaaS
12 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.51%) PaaS
12 1 (0.51%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) Firewall
2 5 (2.55%) SAN
3 4 (2.04%) HTTP
3 4 (2.04%) VPN
4 3 (1.53%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) Internet
5 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) WebEx
6 1 (0.51%) DHCP
6 1 (0.51%) Extranet
6 1 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 16 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.59%) Power BI
4 7 (3.57%) Big Data
4 7 (3.57%) Tableau
5 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.55%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.53%) Delta Lake
8 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (1.02%) Tableau Server
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 19 (9.69%) JIRA
2 16 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.63%) Selenium
3 13 (6.63%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.08%) JMeter
5 8 (4.08%) JUnit
6 6 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.06%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.55%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.04%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.04%) Maven
9 3 (1.53%) GitLab
9 3 (1.53%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.53%) NeoLoad
9 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.02%) RStudio
General
1 83 (42.35%) Finance
2 69 (35.20%) Social Skills
3 22 (11.22%) Banking
4 21 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 14 (7.14%) Marketing
7 8 (4.08%) Legal
8 7 (3.57%) Retail
9 6 (3.06%) Billing
10 4 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 4 (2.04%) Law
10 4 (2.04%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.53%) Advertising
11 3 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.53%) Games
11 3 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (1.02%) Digital Economy
12 2 (1.02%) Front Office
13 1 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (25.51%) Developer
2 19 (9.69%) Analyst
3 16 (8.16%) MongoDB Developer
3 16 (8.16%) Node.js Developer
4 14 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 13 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Lead Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Test Engineer
8 10 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Architect
10 8 (4.08%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.57%) Scrum Master
11 7 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.06%) ERP Manager
12 6 (3.06%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.22%) Node.js
2 19 (9.69%) REST
3 17 (8.67%) .NET
3 17 (8.67%) Kafka
4 13 (6.63%) React
5 8 (4.08%) Apache Thrift
5 8 (4.08%) HTML
5 8 (4.08%) JSON
6 7 (3.57%) Spring
6 7 (3.57%) Velocity
7 6 (3.06%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.06%) Blazor
7 6 (3.06%) Middleware
7 6 (3.06%) RESTful
8 5 (2.55%) HTML5
8 5 (2.55%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.55%) Web Services
9 4 (2.04%) Lucene
9 4 (2.04%) Protocol Buffers
10 3 (1.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.29%) User Experience
2 12 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.59%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.06%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.55%) CMDB
6 5 (2.55%) PMI
6 5 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.04%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.53%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.02%) Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Wallet
10 1 (0.51%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.67%) Linux
2 14 (7.14%) Windows
3 5 (2.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (1.53%) Android
5 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.53%) Unix
5 3 (1.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.47%) DevOps
2 46 (23.47%) Software Engineering
3 34 (17.35%) Mentoring
4 33 (16.84%) Coaching
5 32 (16.33%) Project Management
6 28 (14.29%) Fintech
7 27 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (13.78%) Test Automation
8 25 (12.76%) Scrum
9 23 (11.73%) Microservices
9 23 (11.73%) Refactoring
10 22 (11.22%) Requirements Gathering
11 21 (10.71%) Computer Science
11 21 (10.71%) Performance Optimisation
12 20 (10.20%) Data Science
13 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (9.69%) Full Stack Development
13 19 (9.69%) Observability
14 18 (9.18%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.43%) Java
2 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
2 33 (16.84%) Python
3 30 (15.31%) C#
4 28 (14.29%) SQL
5 16 (8.16%) TypeScript
6 9 (4.59%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.59%) Scala
7 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.06%) C
8 6 (3.06%) C++
8 6 (3.06%) Go
8 6 (3.06%) R
8 6 (3.06%) Ruby
8 6 (3.06%) Rust
9 4 (2.04%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.04%) Perl
10 3 (1.53%) Java 8
10 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (17.86%) Degree
2 20 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.08%) Master's Degree
3 8 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.06%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.04%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.04%) CISM
5 4 (2.04%) CISSP
5 4 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.53%) ISEB
6 3 (1.53%) PMP
6 3 (1.53%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.02%) APMG
7 2 (1.02%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.51%) ACCA
8 1 (0.51%) CIMA
8 1 (0.51%) CSPO
8 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.22%) QA
2 9 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.08%) PMO
4 7 (3.57%) GDPR
4 7 (3.57%) NIST
5 6 (3.06%) Data Quality
6 4 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.02%) ISO 31000
7 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (1.02%) NCSC
7 2 (1.02%) SLA
8 1 (0.51%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.51%) SOC 2
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.10%) Docker
3 7 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.02%) Samba
6 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (11.73%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.61%) Terraform
3 9 (4.59%) Ansible
4 8 (4.08%) Puppet
5 2 (1.02%) Ambari
5 2 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.02%) SCCM
5 2 (1.02%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Grafana
6 1 (0.51%) Kibana
6 1 (0.51%) MOM
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.63%) SAP
3 11 (5.61%) VMware
4 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.55%) Databricks
5 5 (2.55%) Oracle
5 5 (2.55%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.04%) Alteryx
6 4 (2.04%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.04%) Charles River
6 4 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.53%) Cadence
7 3 (1.53%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.53%) Solace
7 3 (1.53%) Splunk
8 2 (1.02%) Apple
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco
8 2 (1.02%) Google
8 2 (1.02%) OpenText