Period
to 23 February 2018

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

Continual Improvement
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 84 122
Rank change year-on-year -1 +38 -3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 410 417 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.27% 3.30% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.71% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 325 335 248
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,070 £29,000 £28,550
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,043 11,231 13,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.13% 88.83% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,922 9,119 10,608
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Hertfordshire +11 173 £60,000 +12.68% 36
Cambridgeshire 0 142 £45,000 - 33
Suffolk +24 32 £50,000 -2.44% 5
Bedfordshire +7 23 £55,000 - 13
Essex -5 22 £63,484 +33.65% 5
Norfolk -15 18 £40,000 -4.19% 12
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 of England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 196 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.88%) Java
3 96 (23.41%) Finance
4 85 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 80 (19.51%) HTML
6 75 (18.29%) Windows
7 66 (16.10%) Project Management
8 65 (15.85%) Test Automation
9 62 (15.12%) SQL
10 61 (14.88%) Degree
11 60 (14.63%) Software Engineering
12 59 (14.39%) Microsoft
13 57 (13.90%) OO
14 56 (13.66%) QA
15 54 (13.17%) Retail
16 53 (12.93%) Selenium
16 53 (12.93%) CSS
16 53 (12.93%) C#
17 52 (12.68%) Computer Science
18 46 (11.22%) ITIL
19 45 (10.98%) Mentoring
20 44 (10.73%) Coaching
20 44 (10.73%) DevOps
20 44 (10.73%) Linux
21 41 (10.00%) SDLC
22 40 (9.76%) Scrum
23 38 (9.27%) Service Delivery
23 38 (9.27%) Git (software)
23 38 (9.27%) Collaborative Working
24 36 (8.78%) Analytical Skills

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (5.37%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.22%) Apache
3 5 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.73%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.49%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) DNN
6 2 (0.49%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.24%) Drupal
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.24%) Maya
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.73%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.49%) assyst
4 2 (0.49%) Maximo
4 2 (0.49%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.24%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.24%) FastStats
5 1 (0.24%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (3.17%) SaaS
3 8 (1.95%) GitHub
4 6 (1.46%) Boomi
5 5 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.49%) IaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.68%) DNS
2 10 (2.44%) DHCP
3 7 (1.71%) HTTP
4 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.98%) WAN
4 4 (0.98%) Wireless
5 3 (0.73%) LAN
5 3 (0.73%) PPP
5 3 (0.73%) SAN
6 2 (0.49%) Broadband
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.49%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) Internet
6 2 (0.49%) Intranet
6 2 (0.49%) NAS
6 2 (0.49%) Network Security
6 2 (0.49%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.17%) MySQL
2 13 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.20%) GIS
6 8 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.46%) DataStax
8 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.73%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.49%) Power BI
13 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 53 (12.93%) Selenium
2 38 (9.27%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.63%) WebDriver
4 17 (4.15%) SpecFlow
5 16 (3.90%) JMeter
5 16 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.41%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.17%) JIRA
7 13 (3.17%) JUnit
8 12 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.93%) Mercurial
8 12 (2.93%) SoapUI
9 11 (2.68%) HP UFT
10 9 (2.20%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.71%) JBehave
11 7 (1.71%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.46%) NUnit
12 6 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 96 (23.41%) Finance
2 54 (13.17%) Retail
3 28 (6.83%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.61%) Marketing
5 17 (4.15%) Advertising
6 15 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.41%) Electronics
8 11 (2.68%) Games
9 8 (1.95%) Legal
10 7 (1.71%) Banking
11 6 (1.46%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (14.88%) Developer
2 46 (11.22%) Software Engineer
3 41 (10.00%) Analyst
4 25 (6.10%) C++ Software Engineer
4 25 (6.10%) Java Engineer
4 25 (6.10%) Java Software Engineer
5 24 (5.85%) Java Developer
6 23 (5.61%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.61%) Quality Engineer
7 22 (5.37%) IT Manager
8 21 (5.12%) Team Leader
9 20 (4.88%) Business Analyst
10 18 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.15%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.15%) Tester
12 16 (3.90%) Principal Engineer
12 16 (3.90%) Principal Software Engineer
13 14 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (3.41%) JavaScript Engineer
13 14 (3.41%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.51%) HTML
2 53 (12.93%) CSS
3 35 (8.54%) AngularJS
3 35 (8.54%) HTML5
4 31 (7.56%) CSS3
5 29 (7.07%) React
6 26 (6.34%) .NET
7 19 (4.63%) Spring
8 15 (3.66%) jQuery
9 12 (2.93%) XML
10 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.44%) RESTful
11 9 (2.20%) J2EE
11 9 (2.20%) Node.js
12 8 (1.95%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.95%) Web Services
13 6 (1.46%) Backbone.js
13 6 (1.46%) Java EE
13 6 (1.46%) REST
13 6 (1.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.32%) Robotics
4 20 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.63%) Algorithms
6 17 (4.15%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.17%) Virtual Team
8 11 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.44%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
9 10 (2.44%) Optoelectronics
9 10 (2.44%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.44%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.95%) User Experience
12 5 (1.22%) Fintech
12 5 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.29%) Windows
2 44 (10.73%) Linux
3 23 (5.61%) Unix
4 14 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.17%) Android
6 12 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.44%) Debian
8 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.73%) AIX
9 3 (0.73%) HPUX
9 3 (0.73%) Solaris
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (16.10%) Project Management
3 65 (15.85%) Test Automation
4 60 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 57 (13.90%) OO
6 46 (11.22%) ITIL
7 45 (10.98%) Mentoring
8 44 (10.73%) Coaching
8 44 (10.73%) DevOps
9 41 (10.00%) SDLC
10 40 (9.76%) Scrum
11 38 (9.27%) Collaborative Working
11 38 (9.27%) Service Delivery
12 33 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (7.80%) PRINCE2
14 30 (7.32%) Functional Testing
14 30 (7.32%) TDD
15 27 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (6.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 102 (24.88%) Java
2 85 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 62 (15.12%) SQL
4 53 (12.93%) C#
5 36 (8.78%) Python
6 35 (8.54%) C++
7 29 (7.07%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.39%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.39%) Perl
8 18 (4.39%) VB
9 12 (2.93%) Ruby
10 8 (1.95%) Go
10 8 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.71%) C
12 6 (1.46%) Progress 4GL
13 5 (1.22%) ABAP
13 5 (1.22%) VBA
14 3 (0.73%) R
14 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (14.88%) Degree
2 25 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.17%) PMP
4 12 (2.93%) MCSE
5 7 (1.71%) CISSP
5 7 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.98%) CISM
6 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.73%) CCNP
7 3 (0.73%) CISA
7 3 (0.73%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.73%) PhD
7 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.73%) SANS
7 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (0.73%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.66%) QA
2 21 (5.12%) SLA
3 9 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.71%) PMO
5 4 (0.98%) COBIT
6 3 (0.73%) GDPR
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) GAMP
8 1 (0.24%) GMP
8 1 (0.24%) GPG13
8 1 (0.24%) GxP
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.44%) XenApp
5 4 (0.98%) Docker
6 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Ceph
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (5.12%) Ansible
2 10 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.71%) Grafana
3 7 (1.71%) Prometheus
4 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.46%) OpenNMS
5 3 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.73%) MOM
6 2 (0.49%) EnCase
6 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.59%) VMware
3 23 (5.61%) Oracle
4 22 (5.37%) SAP
5 18 (4.39%) Citrix
6 8 (1.95%) Capita
6 8 (1.95%) HP
7 7 (1.71%) JD Edwards
7 7 (1.71%) New Relic
8 6 (1.46%) Ab Initio
8 6 (1.46%) Infor
8 6 (1.46%) JDA
8 6 (1.46%) Progress
9 5 (1.22%) Cognos
9 5 (1.22%) IBM
10 4 (0.98%) Cisco
11 3 (0.73%) Apple
11 3 (0.73%) Sophos
12 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.49%) TOWER Software