Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 128 168
Rank change year-on-year +29 +40 +27
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 332 251 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.12% 2.46% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.71% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 290 227 223
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,375 £85,200 £75,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -8.70%

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 9,840 9,279 12,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.47% 90.89% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,705 8,343 11,132
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,275
90th Percentile £94,250 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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
London Bridge - 7 £47,500 -
Continuous Improvement
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 168 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (48.19%) Finance
3 108 (32.53%) SQL
4 100 (30.12%) Microsoft
5 82 (24.70%) ITIL
6 78 (23.49%) SQL Server
6 78 (23.49%) Test Automation
7 57 (17.17%) Java
7 57 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
8 55 (16.57%) QA
9 51 (15.36%) Degree
10 48 (14.46%) Scrum
11 46 (13.86%) JavaScript
12 44 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (12.35%) SDLC
14 41 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (11.45%) Release Management
16 37 (11.14%) Change Management
17 36 (10.84%) Fintech
18 35 (10.54%) C#
18 35 (10.54%) .NET
19 32 (9.64%) Siebel
19 32 (9.64%) Management Information System
19 32 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (9.64%) TDD
19 32 (9.64%) SQL Server 2014
20 31 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 29 (8.73%) Software Engineering

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 11 (3.31%) CMS
1 11 (3.31%) EPiServer
2 8 (2.41%) Anypoint
2 8 (2.41%) Mule
3 7 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.20%) Confluence
5 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.60%) Ethereum
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.60%) GemFire
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.30%) CICS
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.30%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.30%) InVision
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.20%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) iTrent
2 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.30%) Advent Moxy
4 1 (0.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.31%) SaaS
4 9 (2.71%) IaaS
5 6 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.81%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.81%) PaaS
5 6 (1.81%) Serverless
6 4 (1.20%) Office 365
7 3 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) npm
8 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.13%) Firewall
2 15 (4.52%) Internet
3 12 (3.61%) SNMP
4 11 (3.31%) VPN
4 11 (3.31%) WAN
5 10 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (3.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (3.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (3.01%) Intranet
5 10 (3.01%) LAN
6 9 (2.71%) Network Security
7 7 (2.11%) DNS
8 6 (1.81%) DHCP
8 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.51%) VLAN
10 4 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.90%) DMZ
11 3 (0.90%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (9.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 30 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (6.93%) Siebel EIM
7 19 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.92%) OLTP
9 13 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (3.61%) Power BI
10 12 (3.61%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.31%) Big Data
11 11 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (2.71%) Data Lake
12 9 (2.71%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (2.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.81%) MarkLogic
14 6 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (8.13%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.22%) JIRA
4 13 (3.92%) Maven
5 11 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.11%) JUnit
8 6 (1.81%) git-flow
9 5 (1.51%) Selenium
10 4 (1.20%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.20%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.20%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.60%) Grunt
11 2 (0.60%) gulp
11 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.60%) Protractor
General
1 160 (48.19%) Finance
2 29 (8.73%) Banking
3 23 (6.93%) Legal
4 22 (6.63%) Advertising
5 15 (4.52%) Games
6 12 (3.61%) Marketing
7 10 (3.01%) Front Office
8 8 (2.41%) Back Office
8 8 (2.41%) Law
9 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.20%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.20%) Retail
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 81 (24.40%) Developer
2 36 (10.84%) Analyst
3 25 (7.53%) Java Developer
4 17 (5.12%) C# Developer
5 16 (4.82%) .NET Developer
5 16 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (4.52%) Team Leader
7 14 (4.22%) Architect
7 14 (4.22%) Designer
7 14 (4.22%) Scrum Master
7 14 (4.22%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.92%) Network Engineer
8 13 (3.92%) Security Manager
9 12 (3.61%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.61%) SSIS Developer
10 11 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (3.31%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.01%) Administrator
11 10 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.54%) .NET
2 26 (7.83%) HTML
3 22 (6.63%) CSS
4 21 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.02%) Web Services
6 18 (5.42%) Spring
7 16 (4.82%) RESTful
8 15 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (4.52%) REST
9 14 (4.22%) Hibernate
9 14 (4.22%) HTML5
10 13 (3.92%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.61%) CSS3
12 11 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 11 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (3.31%) Entity Framework
12 11 (3.31%) Java EE
13 10 (3.01%) 802.1X
14 9 (2.71%) Middleware
15 8 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.84%) Fintech
3 32 (9.64%) Management Information System
4 29 (8.73%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (4.22%) User Experience
8 12 (3.61%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.71%) Credit Risk
9 9 (2.71%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.71%) Reinsurance
10 8 (2.41%) Replication
11 7 (2.11%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.11%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.90%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.13%) Windows
2 14 (4.22%) Linux
2 14 (4.22%) Unix
3 8 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.11%) Android
5 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.70%) ITIL
3 78 (23.49%) Test Automation
4 48 (14.46%) Scrum
5 44 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (12.35%) SDLC
8 38 (11.45%) Release Management
9 37 (11.14%) Change Management
10 32 (9.64%) TDD
11 29 (8.73%) Software Engineering
12 28 (8.43%) Microservices
12 28 (8.43%) OO
13 27 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (7.53%) BDD
14 25 (7.53%) Decision-Making
14 25 (7.53%) Information Security
15 24 (7.23%) Project Management
16 22 (6.63%) Configuration Management
16 22 (6.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.53%) SQL
2 57 (17.17%) Java
3 46 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 35 (10.54%) C#
5 19 (5.72%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.82%) Python
6 16 (4.82%) VBScript
7 11 (3.31%) VB
8 10 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.01%) VBA
9 9 (2.71%) Groovy
9 9 (2.71%) Perl
10 8 (2.41%) PHP
11 7 (2.11%) C
11 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.81%) XQuery
13 5 (1.51%) C++
13 5 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 51 (15.36%) Degree
2 20 (6.02%) CISSP
3 15 (4.52%) CISM
4 12 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.31%) CCIE
5 11 (3.31%) CCNP
6 9 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.41%) CISA
7 8 (2.41%) MCITP
8 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 7 (2.11%) PMP
9 5 (1.51%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.60%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.30%) CIPD
12 1 (0.30%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (16.57%) QA
2 15 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.31%) PMO
4 10 (3.01%) GDPR
4 10 (3.01%) SLA
5 7 (2.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.90%) SEPA
7 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.60%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.11%) Docker
4 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.20%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.30%) ACF2
6 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) LXC
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.30%) RACF
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.11%) Ansible
3 5 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.20%) Nessus
4 4 (1.20%) Puppet
5 3 (0.90%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.90%) SCCM
5 3 (0.90%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.60%) Kibana
6 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) Terraform
7 1 (0.30%) vRealize
7 1 (0.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 100 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.64%) Siebel
3 26 (7.83%) Cisco
4 23 (6.93%) HP
5 18 (5.42%) CheckPoint
6 13 (3.92%) VMware
7 12 (3.61%) F5
8 11 (3.31%) Palo Alto
9 10 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (3.01%) Splunk
9 10 (3.01%) Sun
10 9 (2.71%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.41%) MuleSoft
11 8 (2.41%) New Relic
11 8 (2.41%) OpenText
11 8 (2.41%) Oracle
12 7 (2.11%) Google
12 7 (2.11%) Tableau
13 6 (1.81%) Citrix
13 6 (1.81%) LexisNexis