Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 100 43
Rank change year-on-year +27 -57 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 190 151 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.88% 2.82% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 3.13% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 158 104 290
East Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,500 4,830 5,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.86% 90.04% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,703 3,916 4,647
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,063 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Northamptonshire +36 105 £43,500 -3.33% 10
Nottinghamshire 0 35 £47,500 +11.69% 11
Derbyshire -13 23 £66,250 +120.83% 4
Leicestershire -7 20 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Lincolnshire +5 4 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 111 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.05%) Finance
3 66 (34.74%) .NET
4 63 (33.16%) Test Automation
5 61 (32.11%) Microsoft
6 52 (27.37%) SQL
7 46 (24.21%) SQL Server
8 45 (23.68%) Windows
9 44 (23.16%) C#
9 44 (23.16%) Project Management
10 43 (22.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (22.11%) Scrum
12 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (20.00%) Coaching
14 36 (18.95%) Retail
15 35 (18.42%) Octopus Deploy
16 33 (17.37%) MCPD
16 33 (17.37%) JavaScript
16 33 (17.37%) MCP
17 30 (15.79%) Waterfall
18 28 (14.74%) Event-Driven Architecture
19 27 (14.21%) SSDT
20 25 (13.16%) .NET Framework
20 25 (13.16%) Java
21 24 (12.63%) GitHub
22 23 (12.11%) Cucumber
22 23 (12.11%) VB.NET
22 23 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
23 22 (11.58%) WinForms

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.79%) NServiceBus
1 11 (5.79%) Sitefinity
2 5 (2.63%) CMS
3 4 (2.11%) Confluence
3 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.63%) GitHub
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.16%) Office 365
4 6 (3.16%) PaaS
4 6 (3.16%) SaaS
5 3 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.05%) Route 53
6 2 (1.05%) Slack
6 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) Firewall
2 4 (2.11%) DHCP
2 4 (2.11%) DNS
2 4 (2.11%) IPsec
2 4 (2.11%) SSH
2 4 (2.11%) SSL
2 4 (2.11%) VLAN
2 4 (2.11%) VPN
2 4 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.58%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) SAN
4 1 (0.53%) Wireless
4 1 (0.53%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.21%) SSDT
3 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.11%) MySQL
7 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.58%) OLTP
9 2 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.05%) Biml
9 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (22.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (18.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (12.11%) Cucumber
4 21 (11.05%) Git (software)
4 21 (11.05%) JIRA
5 20 (10.53%) Selenium
6 10 (5.26%) TestRail
6 10 (5.26%) VersionOne
7 8 (4.21%) Gradle
8 5 (2.63%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.63%) NUnit
8 5 (2.63%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.11%) Subversion
10 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.58%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.05%) Ant
11 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
General
1 78 (41.05%) Finance
2 36 (18.95%) Retail
3 12 (6.32%) Banking
4 6 (3.16%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.58%) Advertising
6 3 (1.58%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (39.47%) Developer
2 37 (19.47%) Applications Developer
3 29 (15.26%) SQL Developer
4 27 (14.21%) .NET Developer
5 23 (12.11%) .NET Applications Developer
6 19 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Analyst
8 14 (7.37%) Architect
8 14 (7.37%) IT Manager
8 14 (7.37%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.32%) IT Project Manager
10 11 (5.79%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (4.74%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.74%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Test Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.74%) .NET
2 25 (13.16%) .NET Framework
3 22 (11.58%) WinForms
4 21 (11.05%) Web Services
5 20 (10.53%) HTML
6 15 (7.89%) RESTful
7 13 (6.84%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.79%) CSS
10 7 (3.68%) Entity Framework
10 7 (3.68%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.68%) Spring
11 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.16%) HTML5
11 6 (3.16%) Kendo UI
11 6 (3.16%) SOAP
11 6 (3.16%) Spring Boot
12 5 (2.63%) Angular 2
12 5 (2.63%) MEAN Stack
12 5 (2.63%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.68%) CMDB
4 7 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.68%) User Experience
5 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.63%) FMCG
7 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.58%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Fintech
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Windows
2 12 (6.32%) Linux
3 6 (3.16%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.16%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.16%) Test Automation
3 44 (23.16%) Project Management
4 42 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (22.11%) Scrum
5 38 (20.00%) Coaching
6 30 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 28 (14.74%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 23 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.05%) ERP
9 21 (11.05%) Incident Management
10 20 (10.53%) Process Improvement
11 19 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (9.47%) Problem Management
12 18 (9.47%) RUP
12 18 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (8.95%) Business Analysis
14 16 (8.42%) BDD
14 16 (8.42%) DevOps
14 16 (8.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.37%) SQL
2 44 (23.16%) C#
3 33 (17.37%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.16%) Java
5 23 (12.11%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.63%) Python
7 5 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.11%) C
8 4 (2.11%) Ruby
9 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.05%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) Ada
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (17.37%) MCP
2 33 (17.37%) MCPD
3 20 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 17 (8.95%) Degree
5 16 (8.42%) BC Cleared
5 16 (8.42%) DBS Check
6 6 (3.16%) MCSE
7 4 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.58%) HNC
8 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.05%) IIBA
10 1 (0.53%) CCNA
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.74%) QA
4 8 (4.21%) COBIT
5 7 (3.68%) GDPR
6 6 (3.16%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.05%) GCP
8 1 (0.53%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) BitLocker
1 6 (3.16%) Docker
1 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Snort
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (1.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.16%) Ansible
3 4 (2.11%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.11%) Snorby
3 4 (2.11%) Suricata
3 4 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.58%) Grafana
4 3 (1.58%) Puppet
5 2 (1.05%) Packer
5 2 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.32%) Google
3 6 (3.16%) VMware
4 5 (2.63%) Cadence
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco
5 4 (2.11%) HP
5 4 (2.11%) Juniper
5 4 (2.11%) ProCurve
5 4 (2.11%) Symantec
5 4 (2.11%) Veeam
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle
6 3 (1.58%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.58%) Siemens
7 2 (1.05%) hybris
7 2 (1.05%) Splunk
8 1 (0.53%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) PTC
8 1 (0.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) webMethods