Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 98 129
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 -19
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 385 386 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.18% 2.91% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 3.29% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 308 336 263
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,724 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £74,125 £77,500 £89,650
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,926 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +1.85% -

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 10658 11731 13218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.03% 88.52% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8649 9672 10866
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +36 162 £55,000 - 23
Cambridgeshire -14 123 £42,000 -6.67% 17
Essex +17 36 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire +2 29 £49,000 -10.91% 1
Suffolk +1 18 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Norfolk -6 16 £40,000 -20.00% 11
East Anglia - 1 £72,500 -
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 150 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (32.47%) Finance
3 84 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 69 (17.92%) SQL
4 69 (17.92%) SAP
5 67 (17.40%) Change Management
5 67 (17.40%) Degree
6 65 (16.88%) Java
6 65 (16.88%) Mentoring
7 57 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 55 (14.29%) Windows
9 54 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (12.73%) Project Management
10 49 (12.73%) Manufacturing
10 49 (12.73%) ITIL
10 49 (12.73%) Marketing
11 48 (12.47%) Software Engineering
11 48 (12.47%) Retail
11 48 (12.47%) Computer Science
11 48 (12.47%) HTML
12 47 (12.21%) JavaScript
12 47 (12.21%) Programme Management
13 44 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (10.65%) .NET
15 39 (10.13%) SQL Server
15 39 (10.13%) Electronics
15 39 (10.13%) Test Automation
16 37 (9.61%) PRINCE2
17 36 (9.35%) Telecoms
18 35 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

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 11 (2.86%) NetWeaver
2 8 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.04%) JBoss
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.78%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) DNN
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) SAP BPC
2 7 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.56%) assyst
3 6 (1.56%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.56%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.78%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (0.78%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.52%) FastStats
5 2 (0.52%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.16%) SaaS
3 6 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (1.56%) IaaS
3 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.56%) Office 365
4 5 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.78%) Serverless
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.16%) SAN
2 8 (2.08%) Wireless
3 5 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (1.30%) Internet
3 5 (1.30%) WAN
4 4 (1.04%) LAN
4 4 (1.04%) Network Security
4 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.78%) ADSL
5 3 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.78%) PPP
5 3 (0.78%) VoIP
5 3 (0.78%) WLAN
6 2 (0.52%) Firewall
6 2 (0.52%) HTTP
7 1 (0.26%) Broadband
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
7 1 (0.26%) SMS
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.90%) MySQL
3 14 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
4 12 (3.12%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (2.08%) GIS
7 8 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.08%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.82%) OLAP
8 7 (1.82%) OLTP
9 6 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.56%) DataStax
9 6 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (5.45%) Selenium
2 20 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.86%) JIRA
5 9 (2.34%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (2.08%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.08%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.82%) JMeter
7 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.30%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.04%) JBehave
9 4 (1.04%) JUnit
9 4 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.78%) HP UFT
General
1 125 (32.47%) Finance
2 49 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 49 (12.73%) Marketing
3 48 (12.47%) Retail
4 39 (10.13%) Electronics
5 36 (9.35%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.68%) Advertising
7 10 (2.60%) Legal
8 8 (2.08%) Publishing
9 7 (1.82%) Games
10 5 (1.30%) Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 54 (14.03%) Analyst
2 44 (11.43%) Developer
3 37 (9.61%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 35 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 35 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 34 (8.83%) Consultant
6 29 (7.53%) IT Manager
7 28 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 25 (6.49%) SAP Consultant
9 24 (6.23%) Project Manager
10 21 (5.45%) Business Analyst
11 18 (4.68%) Java Developer
11 18 (4.68%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.16%) IT Project Manager
13 13 (3.38%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (3.38%) Java Engineer
13 13 (3.38%) Java Software Engineer
14 12 (3.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.47%) HTML
2 41 (10.65%) .NET
3 32 (8.31%) CSS
4 19 (4.94%) AngularJS
5 16 (4.16%) HTML5
6 15 (3.90%) React
6 15 (3.90%) Spring
7 14 (3.64%) CSS3
8 12 (3.12%) IDoc
9 11 (2.86%) Node.js
9 11 (2.86%) SAP Basis
10 9 (2.34%) XML
11 8 (2.08%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.08%) jQuery
12 6 (1.56%) Backbone.js
12 6 (1.56%) Ember.js
12 6 (1.56%) J2EE
12 6 (1.56%) RESTful
12 6 (1.56%) SAP Fiori
12 6 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.47%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.90%) Robotics
5 14 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.60%) User Experience
9 7 (1.82%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.04%) PMI
11 4 (1.04%) Smart Energy
12 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.78%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.29%) Windows
2 24 (6.23%) Linux
3 17 (4.42%) Unix
4 13 (3.38%) Android
5 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Debian
9 2 (0.52%) AIX
9 2 (0.52%) HPUX
9 2 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.40%) Change Management
3 65 (16.88%) Mentoring
4 57 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 54 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (12.73%) ITIL
6 49 (12.73%) Project Management
7 48 (12.47%) Software Engineering
8 47 (12.21%) Programme Management
9 39 (10.13%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.61%) PRINCE2
11 35 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
12 32 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (8.05%) DevOps
13 31 (8.05%) Scrum
14 28 (7.27%) People Management
15 26 (6.75%) ERP
16 25 (6.49%) Coaching
16 25 (6.49%) Waterfall
17 24 (6.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.92%) SQL
2 65 (16.88%) Java
3 47 (12.21%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.05%) C#
5 30 (7.79%) C++
6 22 (5.71%) Python
7 11 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.60%) Ruby
9 8 (2.08%) Go
9 8 (2.08%) Progress 4GL
9 8 (2.08%) VB
10 7 (1.82%) ABAP
10 7 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.82%) Perl
11 6 (1.56%) C
11 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.52%) VBA
12 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (17.40%) Degree
2 16 (4.16%) PMP
3 12 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.34%) ISEB
5 8 (2.08%) CISSP
6 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.30%) CCNA
8 5 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.30%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.04%) CCNP
9 4 (1.04%) CISA
9 4 (1.04%) CISM
9 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.05%) QA
2 18 (4.68%) SLA
3 9 (2.34%) PMO
4 5 (1.30%) COBIT
4 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.78%) GDPR
7 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.26%) GAMP
8 1 (0.26%) GMP
8 1 (0.26%) GxP
8 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.30%) Firmware
6 3 (0.78%) Docker
7 2 (0.52%) Ceph
7 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.38%) Ansible
2 11 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (1.56%) Grafana
3 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.56%) OpenNMS
3 6 (1.56%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.52%) EnCase
4 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) Packer
5 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 69 (17.92%) SAP
3 33 (8.57%) Oracle
4 11 (2.86%) OpenText
5 10 (2.60%) Citrix
5 10 (2.60%) JD Edwards
5 10 (2.60%) VMware
6 8 (2.08%) Ab Initio
6 8 (2.08%) Progress
7 7 (1.82%) HP
8 6 (1.56%) New Relic
9 5 (1.30%) Cisco
9 5 (1.30%) Google
9 5 (1.30%) Infor
9 5 (1.30%) JDA
10 4 (1.04%) Apple
11 2 (0.52%) Cognos
11 2 (0.52%) IBM
11 2 (0.52%) NetApp
11 2 (0.52%) Sophos