Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 107 87
Rank change year-on-year +56 -20 +41
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 553 355 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.93% 3.04% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 3.37% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 280 280 374
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,200 £31,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,125 £77,500
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 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 10,076 10,520 11,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.82% 90.07% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,439 8,530 9,797
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +46 304 £55,000 - 25
Cambridgeshire +29 122 £48,500 -3.00% 29
Essex +41 46 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Bedfordshire +13 41 £50,000 +2.04% 10
Suffolk +11 24 £57,500 +36.09% 1
Norfolk +25 16 £54,500 +28.24% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 228 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (23.15%) Microsoft
3 109 (19.71%) Retail
4 100 (18.08%) Windows
5 98 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
6 83 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
7 79 (14.29%) Degree
8 78 (14.10%) SDLC
9 77 (13.92%) Project Management
9 77 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (13.38%) Unix
10 74 (13.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 72 (13.02%) Java
12 70 (12.66%) GIAC
13 69 (12.48%) Finance
14 66 (11.93%) ITIL
14 66 (11.93%) CISSP
15 65 (11.75%) SIEM
16 64 (11.57%) CompTIA Security+
16 64 (11.57%) SQL
17 63 (11.39%) C#
18 61 (11.03%) Test Automation
19 60 (10.85%) CISM
20 59 (10.67%) SSCP
20 59 (10.67%) SANS
21 58 (10.49%) CISA
22 57 (10.31%) .NET
23 55 (9.95%) Kanban
24 54 (9.76%) Information Security
24 54 (9.76%) Security Operations

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 17 (3.07%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 5 (0.90%) IIS
3 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.54%) Apache
5 3 (0.54%) Confluence
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.18%) Traefik
Applications
1 33 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.36%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.35%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.54%) Workfront
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.34%) GitHub
3 20 (3.62%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (3.44%) Office 365
5 16 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.53%) Mimecast
7 13 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (1.81%) SaaS
9 4 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.72%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Akamai
10 1 (0.18%) Datadog
10 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.88%) DNS
2 19 (3.44%) VPN
3 18 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.71%) Firewall
5 14 (2.53%) DKIM
5 14 (2.53%) DMARC
5 14 (2.53%) MPLS
6 10 (1.81%) DHCP
6 10 (1.81%) SSL
7 7 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.08%) BGP
8 6 (1.08%) DWDM
8 6 (1.08%) HTTP
8 6 (1.08%) Internet
8 6 (1.08%) LAN
8 6 (1.08%) SNMP
8 6 (1.08%) WAN
9 5 (0.90%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.90%) IGRP
9 5 (0.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.89%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.63%) Big Data
5 9 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.90%) Power BI
10 4 (0.72%) BigQuery
10 4 (0.72%) MS Access
10 4 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.06%) JIRA
4 27 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 19 (3.44%) NUnit
5 19 (3.44%) Selenium
6 18 (3.25%) SpecFlow
6 18 (3.25%) WebDriver
7 17 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.89%) Metasploit
9 14 (2.53%) LabVIEW
10 13 (2.35%) ReSharper
11 11 (1.99%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (1.63%) Maven
14 8 (1.45%) MSTest
14 8 (1.45%) WatiN
15 6 (1.08%) JBehave
15 6 (1.08%) JMeter
15 6 (1.08%) NCrunch
General
1 109 (19.71%) Retail
2 69 (12.48%) Finance
3 38 (6.87%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.71%) Back Office
5 10 (1.81%) Electronics
6 9 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.27%) Legal
7 7 (1.27%) Publishing
8 6 (1.08%) Marketing
9 5 (0.90%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (14.65%) Developer
2 69 (12.48%) Security Engineer
3 64 (11.57%) Analyst
4 32 (5.79%) Engineering Manager
5 29 (5.24%) Security Manager
6 28 (5.06%) Test Engineer
7 27 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.34%) Business Analyst
8 24 (4.34%) Information Security Engineer
8 24 (4.34%) IT Manager
9 22 (3.98%) Tester
10 20 (3.62%) Team Leader
11 18 (3.25%) Architect
12 17 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (3.07%) Software Developer
12 17 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (2.89%) Vulnerability Management Manager
14 15 (2.71%) Development Engineer
14 15 (2.71%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.31%) .NET
2 44 (7.96%) HTML
3 41 (7.41%) CSS
4 34 (6.15%) AngularJS
5 28 (5.06%) XML
6 23 (4.16%) RESTful
6 23 (4.16%) Web Services
7 20 (3.62%) React
8 19 (3.44%) CSS3
8 19 (3.44%) HTML5
8 19 (3.44%) SOAP
9 16 (2.89%) JSON
9 16 (2.89%) Node.js
10 15 (2.71%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.53%) Gherkin
11 14 (2.53%) Java EE
12 12 (2.17%) Spring
13 11 (1.99%) Akka
13 11 (1.99%) Kafka
14 10 (1.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 44 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.51%) Data Centre
4 32 (5.79%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.16%) User Experience
6 22 (3.98%) Optoelectronics
7 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.25%) Robotics
9 15 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.53%) PKI
11 11 (1.99%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.45%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.27%) Fintech
15 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.90%) Replication
17 4 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (18.08%) Windows
2 74 (13.38%) Unix
3 36 (6.51%) Linux
4 18 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.89%) Kali Linux
6 12 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.36%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
4 78 (14.10%) SDLC
5 77 (13.92%) Project Management
5 77 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (13.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 66 (11.93%) ITIL
8 65 (11.75%) SIEM
9 61 (11.03%) Test Automation
10 55 (9.95%) Kanban
11 54 (9.76%) Information Security
11 54 (9.76%) Security Operations
12 53 (9.58%) Scrum
13 52 (9.40%) Security Architecture
14 50 (9.04%) E-Commerce
14 50 (9.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 44 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 44 (7.96%) Software Engineering
16 43 (7.78%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (13.02%) Java
2 64 (11.57%) SQL
3 63 (11.39%) C#
4 48 (8.68%) Python
5 42 (7.59%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.52%) PHP
7 24 (4.34%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.71%) Perl
10 14 (2.53%) Ruby
11 11 (1.99%) C++
12 10 (1.81%) C
12 10 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.45%) Go
13 8 (1.45%) VB
14 7 (1.27%) Delphi
15 5 (0.90%) VBA
16 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (14.29%) Degree
2 70 (12.66%) GIAC
3 66 (11.93%) CISSP
4 64 (11.57%) CompTIA Security+
5 60 (10.85%) CISM
6 59 (10.67%) SANS
6 59 (10.67%) SSCP
7 58 (10.49%) CISA
8 53 (9.58%) CSSLP
9 27 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (3.80%) PhD
11 15 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (2.35%) CEH
13 12 (2.17%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.99%) CREST Certified
14 11 (1.99%) GCFA
14 11 (1.99%) GCFE
14 11 (1.99%) GREM
15 8 (1.45%) ISEB
15 8 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.42%) SLA
2 18 (3.25%) QA
3 16 (2.89%) PMO
4 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) COBIT
5 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) GDPR
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.27%) BitLocker
4 7 (1.27%) Docker
4 7 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.27%) vSphere
4 7 (1.27%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (2.89%) Nessus
1 16 (2.89%) Nmap
2 11 (1.99%) EnCase
3 10 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.63%) Puppet
5 8 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.45%) SCCM
5 8 (1.45%) SCOM
6 7 (1.27%) PowerCLI
7 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.08%) CASB
7 6 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.08%) Grafana
7 6 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.90%) CSIRT
8 5 (0.90%) QRadar
8 5 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 128 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.96%) Sophos
3 43 (7.78%) Symantec
4 35 (6.33%) Citrix
5 31 (5.61%) Oracle
6 20 (3.62%) SAP
7 16 (2.89%) Netsparker
7 16 (2.89%) Qualys
8 14 (2.53%) Forcepoint
8 14 (2.53%) VMware
9 11 (1.99%) HP
10 10 (1.81%) Google
11 8 (1.45%) Capita
12 7 (1.27%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.27%) Brocade
12 7 (1.27%) Embarcadero
12 7 (1.27%) Veeam
13 6 (1.08%) Adobe
13 6 (1.08%) Cisco
13 6 (1.08%) EMC