Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 97 102
Rank change year-on-year +55 +5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 543 378 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.49% 3.15% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 3.47% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 255 305 321
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,125 £27,985 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 8,922 10,901 11,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.20% 90.74% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6,669 8,839 9,708
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +54 257 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Cambridgeshire +34 137 £49,500 +17.86% 23
Bedfordshire +39 71 £50,750 +3.57% 8
Essex +39 59 £45,000 -28.00% 16
Suffolk -9 15 £55,000 +7.32% 4
Norfolk +6 4 £54,500 +36.25% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 209 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (29.28%) Microsoft
3 95 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
4 94 (17.31%) Retail
5 89 (16.39%) Windows
6 86 (15.84%) SDLC
7 83 (15.29%) CISSP
7 83 (15.29%) Information Security
8 75 (13.81%) Degree
9 73 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (13.44%) Java
9 73 (13.44%) Security Operations
9 73 (13.44%) SIEM
9 73 (13.44%) Vulnerability Management
10 70 (12.89%) GIAC
11 68 (12.52%) Project Management
12 67 (12.34%) C#
12 67 (12.34%) Test Automation
12 67 (12.34%) CompTIA Security+
13 66 (12.15%) SQL
14 64 (11.79%) CISM
15 63 (11.60%) SSCP
15 63 (11.60%) SANS
16 61 (11.23%) Security Architecture
16 61 (11.23%) ITIL
17 60 (11.05%) CISA
18 59 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
19 58 (10.68%) Security Operations Centre
19 58 (10.68%) Scrum
19 58 (10.68%) Unix

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 12 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (1.84%) Confluence
3 6 (1.10%) IIS
4 5 (0.92%) SAS
5 4 (0.74%) Apache
5 4 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.37%) CMS
6 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Traefik
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (6.08%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.84%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.37%) HFM
4 2 (0.37%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
4 28 (5.16%) Office 365
5 16 (2.95%) Mimecast
6 15 (2.76%) GitHub
7 13 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.47%) SaaS
9 3 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.55%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Datadog
10 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.34%) DNS
2 24 (4.42%) Firewall
3 14 (2.58%) DKIM
3 14 (2.58%) DMARC
3 14 (2.58%) MPLS
3 14 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.58%) VPN
4 11 (2.03%) DHCP
4 11 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (1.84%) SSL
6 8 (1.47%) LAN
7 6 (1.10%) HTTP
7 6 (1.10%) WAN
8 5 (0.92%) BGP
8 5 (0.92%) DWDM
9 4 (0.74%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.74%) IGRP
9 4 (0.74%) IPsec
9 4 (0.74%) Network Security
9 4 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.39%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.66%) Big Data
5 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.29%) MySQL
8 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.92%) Power BI
9 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.55%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.55%) MS Access
10 3 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 30 (5.52%) JIRA
3 29 (5.34%) TeamCity
4 24 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.24%) Git (software)
6 21 (3.87%) NUnit
7 20 (3.68%) SpecFlow
8 16 (2.95%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.76%) MSTest
9 15 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (2.76%) WatiN
10 14 (2.58%) Selenium
11 12 (2.21%) Maven
11 12 (2.21%) Metasploit
12 11 (2.03%) Gradle
13 10 (1.84%) JBehave
13 10 (1.84%) JUnit
13 10 (1.84%) LabVIEW
13 10 (1.84%) ReSharper
14 9 (1.66%) Cucumber
General
1 94 (17.31%) Retail
2 56 (10.31%) Finance
3 45 (8.29%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.50%) Back Office
5 12 (2.21%) Electronics
6 11 (2.03%) Legal
7 9 (1.66%) Marketing
8 7 (1.29%) Banking
8 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Games
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 77 (14.18%) Developer
2 63 (11.60%) Analyst
3 62 (11.42%) Security Engineer
4 44 (8.10%) IT Manager
5 35 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 35 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 32 (5.89%) Engineering Manager
7 28 (5.16%) Tester
8 22 (4.05%) Architect
9 21 (3.87%) Information Security Engineer
9 21 (3.87%) Test Analyst
10 20 (3.68%) Automation Test Analyst
10 20 (3.68%) Software Developer
11 18 (3.31%) Test Engineer
12 17 (3.13%) Automation Tester
13 16 (2.95%) Team Leader
13 16 (2.95%) Vulnerability Management Manager
14 15 (2.76%) Security Architect
15 13 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (2.39%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.50%) .NET
2 41 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 37 (6.81%) CSS
4 36 (6.63%) HTML
5 30 (5.52%) RESTful
6 29 (5.34%) Web Services
7 21 (3.87%) Node.js
8 19 (3.50%) XML
9 18 (3.31%) SOAP
10 16 (2.95%) JSON
10 16 (2.95%) React
11 15 (2.76%) Gherkin
12 14 (2.58%) jQuery
13 13 (2.39%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (2.03%) CSS3
15 11 (2.03%) HTML5
15 11 (2.03%) OAuth
16 10 (1.84%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.68%) Security Operations Centre
2 43 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 23 (4.24%) User Experience
6 21 (3.87%) Optoelectronics
7 17 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.58%) PKI
10 13 (2.39%) Fintech
11 9 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.47%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.29%) Robotics
14 6 (1.10%) Replication
15 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.92%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
17 3 (0.55%) Internet of Things
17 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.39%) Windows
2 58 (10.68%) Unix
3 35 (6.45%) Linux
4 21 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.21%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.55%) Android
9 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
3 86 (15.84%) SDLC
4 83 (15.29%) Information Security
5 73 (13.44%) Security Operations
5 73 (13.44%) SIEM
5 73 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (13.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 68 (12.52%) Project Management
7 67 (12.34%) Test Automation
8 61 (11.23%) ITIL
8 61 (11.23%) Security Architecture
9 59 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (10.68%) Scrum
11 56 (10.31%) Kanban
12 52 (9.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 51 (9.39%) Identity Access Management
14 50 (9.21%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 50 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
15 49 (9.02%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.44%) Java
2 67 (12.34%) C#
3 66 (12.15%) SQL
4 56 (10.31%) Python
5 40 (7.37%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.26%) PHP
7 18 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.31%) Ruby
8 15 (2.76%) C++
8 15 (2.76%) VB
9 13 (2.39%) Go
9 13 (2.39%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.39%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.21%) Perl
11 10 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.92%) C
13 4 (0.74%) VBA
14 3 (0.55%) ES6
15 2 (0.37%) R
15 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (15.29%) CISSP
2 75 (13.81%) Degree
3 70 (12.89%) GIAC
4 67 (12.34%) CompTIA Security+
5 64 (11.79%) CISM
6 63 (11.60%) SANS
6 63 (11.60%) SSCP
7 60 (11.05%) CISA
8 57 (10.50%) CSSLP
9 43 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (3.50%) ISTQB
12 18 (3.31%) PhD
13 16 (2.95%) CEH
14 15 (2.76%) ISEB
15 9 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.47%) GCIA
17 7 (1.29%) CREST Certified
17 7 (1.29%) GCFA
17 7 (1.29%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (3.50%) SLA
2 18 (3.31%) QA
3 14 (2.58%) COBIT
4 11 (2.03%) PMO
5 9 (1.66%) GDPR
5 9 (1.66%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.29%) PSD2
7 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.13%) Docker
4 13 (2.39%) BitLocker
5 12 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (2.03%) vSphere
6 11 (2.03%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.47%) Firmware
8 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (3.13%) Puppet
2 16 (2.95%) SCCM
3 13 (2.39%) SCOM
4 12 (2.21%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.21%) Nessus
4 12 (2.21%) Nmap
5 10 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.66%) PowerCLI
7 8 (1.47%) Ansible
8 7 (1.29%) EnCase
9 6 (1.10%) CASB
9 6 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.74%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.74%) Grafana
10 4 (0.74%) QRadar
10 4 (0.74%) Terraform
11 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.37%) Nagios
11 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 159 (29.28%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.21%) Citrix
3 43 (7.92%) Sophos
3 43 (7.92%) Symantec
4 33 (6.08%) Oracle
5 21 (3.87%) VMware
6 19 (3.50%) SAP
7 16 (2.95%) WorldPay
8 14 (2.58%) Forcepoint
8 14 (2.58%) HP
9 12 (2.21%) Netsparker
9 12 (2.21%) Qualys
10 11 (2.03%) 3PAR
10 11 (2.03%) Brocade
11 8 (1.47%) Cisco
12 6 (1.10%) Juniper
13 5 (0.92%) Google
13 5 (0.92%) Huawei
14 4 (0.74%) Fortinet
14 4 (0.74%) Riverbed