Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 81 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 -26
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 146 179 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.61% 3.52% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.82% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 73 165 122
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,569 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.90% - +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 3,702 4,686 5,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.61% 92.21% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,690 3,952 4,047
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,249 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,125 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 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
Northamptonshire -7 46 £36,540 -11.95% 1
Leicestershire +12 44 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Derbyshire +25 30 £35,000 -30.00%
Nottinghamshire -3 25 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 39 (26.71%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (21.92%) ITIL
6 30 (20.55%) Manufacturing
7 27 (18.49%) Retail
8 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
9 25 (17.12%) Service Delivery
9 25 (17.12%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (15.75%) Mentoring
10 23 (15.75%) Finance
11 22 (15.07%) CSS
12 21 (14.38%) SQL
12 21 (14.38%) DevOps
13 20 (13.70%) HTML
13 20 (13.70%) QA
13 20 (13.70%) Problem Management
14 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.01%) Service Management
15 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (12.33%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (12.33%) Degree
16 17 (11.64%) Test Automation
17 16 (10.96%) .NET
17 16 (10.96%) C#
18 15 (10.27%) Data Analysis
18 15 (10.27%) SaaS
18 15 (10.27%) Data Quality

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 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.74%) CMS
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.05%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.05%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.05%) Magento
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.27%) SaaS
2 11 (7.53%) Office 365
3 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.42%) IaaS
4 5 (3.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Firebase
5 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) LAN
1 6 (4.11%) WAN
2 4 (2.74%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) VoIP
2 4 (2.74%) Wireless
3 3 (2.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.37%) WLAN
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.37%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.79%) Selenium
4 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.05%) MbUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.05%) MSTest
6 3 (2.05%) NUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Ant
7 2 (1.37%) AutoIt
7 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.37%) GitLab
7 2 (1.37%) JIRA
7 2 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.37%) TestLink
8 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.68%) Grunt
8 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (20.55%) Manufacturing
2 27 (18.49%) Retail
3 23 (15.75%) Finance
4 7 (4.79%) Marketing
5 5 (3.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Retail Finance
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (15.07%) Analyst
2 14 (9.59%) IT Manager
2 14 (9.59%) Support Analyst
3 13 (8.90%) Architect
3 13 (8.90%) Developer
4 8 (5.48%) Problem Manager
5 7 (4.79%) Compliance Manager
5 7 (4.79%) Service Manager
6 6 (4.11%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.11%) Tester
7 5 (3.42%) Automation Tester
7 5 (3.42%) Business Process Manager
7 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.42%) IT Engineer
7 5 (3.42%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.42%) Process Manager
7 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement Manager
8 4 (2.74%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 4 (2.74%) Security Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.07%) CSS
2 20 (13.70%) HTML
3 16 (10.96%) .NET
4 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.22%) HTML5
5 11 (7.53%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.16%) CSS3
7 7 (4.79%) Node.js
7 7 (4.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.42%) React
9 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.74%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.74%) jQuery
10 3 (2.05%) REST
10 3 (2.05%) WCF
11 2 (1.37%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.37%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.37%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.71%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.12%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.48%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.48%) User Experience
5 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.42%) Life Science
5 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) EPoS
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) Unix
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (21.92%) ITIL
5 25 (17.12%) Service Delivery
6 23 (15.75%) Mentoring
7 21 (14.38%) DevOps
8 20 (13.70%) Problem Management
9 19 (13.01%) Service Management
10 17 (11.64%) Test Automation
11 15 (10.27%) Data Analysis
12 14 (9.59%) Creative Thinking
13 13 (8.90%) Coaching
13 13 (8.90%) CRM
13 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
13 13 (8.90%) ITIL V3
13 13 (8.90%) TDD
13 13 (8.90%) Web Development
14 11 (7.53%) Test Scripting
15 10 (6.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.38%) SQL
2 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.96%) C#
4 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.79%) VBScript
6 6 (4.11%) Java
6 6 (4.11%) VB
7 2 (1.37%) C++
7 2 (1.37%) Scala
7 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.37%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) ES6
8 1 (0.68%) Groovy
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.05%) ISACA
4 3 (2.05%) PMP
5 2 (1.37%) CCENT
5 2 (1.37%) MCDST
5 2 (1.37%) MCSA
5 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.70%) QA
2 15 (10.27%) Data Quality
3 9 (6.16%) SLA
4 8 (5.48%) GDPR
5 7 (4.79%) COBIT
6 5 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (1.37%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.37%) WCAG
8 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Ansible
2 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.33%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.48%) BMC
3 8 (5.48%) IBM
3 8 (5.48%) Remedy
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle
5 4 (2.74%) Avaya
5 4 (2.74%) Brocade
5 4 (2.74%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (2.74%) F5
5 4 (2.74%) Nortel
5 4 (2.74%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.37%) Google
6 2 (1.37%) Kaseya
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud