Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 94 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 +18
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5408 5438 5066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.20% 3.03% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.39% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3809 4009 3652
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,926 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +1.85% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in England

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in England

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in 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 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
London +51 2316 £62,500 +4.17% 148
South East +9 1005 £50,000 +5.26% 113
North of England -25 768 £46,000 +2.22% 76
Midlands -33 553 £42,500 -10.53% 34
North West -24 403 £48,750 +8.33% 37
East of England +2 385 £52,500 -4.55% 53
West Midlands -34 371 £45,000 -4.26% 21
South West +16 359 £45,000 - 35
Yorkshire -7 326 £42,500 - 35
East Midlands -36 181 £40,750 -14.21% 13
North East -30 38 £43,500 -6.45% 4
Continuous Improvement
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2003 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1587 (29.35%) Finance
3 951 (17.59%) Degree
4 931 (17.22%) SQL
5 908 (16.79%) Microsoft
6 903 (16.70%) ITIL
7 767 (14.18%) Project Management
8 745 (13.78%) Java
9 735 (13.59%) JavaScript
10 731 (13.52%) Scrum
11 730 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
12 691 (12.78%) .NET
13 682 (12.61%) QA
14 674 (12.46%) SQL Server
15 654 (12.09%) C#
16 648 (11.98%) Test Automation
17 641 (11.85%) Windows
18 611 (11.30%) Change Management
19 577 (10.67%) DevOps
20 561 (10.37%) HTML
21 539 (9.97%) Linux
22 526 (9.73%) Mentoring
23 517 (9.56%) Software Engineering
24 505 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
25 476 (8.80%) Computer Science
26 473 (8.75%) Service Delivery
27 461 (8.52%) Banking
28 456 (8.43%) Asset Management
29 451 (8.34%) SDLC
30 449 (8.30%) TDD

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 136 (2.51%) Apache
2 133 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 116 (2.14%) CMS
4 108 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 105 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 100 (1.85%) IIS
7 77 (1.42%) Confluence
8 66 (1.22%) EPiServer
9 56 (1.04%) NServiceBus
10 53 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 49 (0.91%) Skype for Business
12 45 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (0.81%) OpenStack
14 43 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 34 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
16 32 (0.59%) Sitefinity
17 24 (0.44%) JBoss
17 24 (0.44%) nginx
18 23 (0.43%) Apache Spark
19 19 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 221 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 205 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.18%) SPSS
9 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.11%) InVision
11 5 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.092%) UXPin
12 4 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.074%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.074%) SPSS Modeler
13 2 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.018%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.018%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 92 (1.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 76 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 51 (0.94%) SAP CO
3 51 (0.94%) SAP FI
3 51 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (0.61%) SAP EWM
4 33 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
5 26 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (0.37%) assyst
6 20 (0.37%) SAP BPC
7 19 (0.35%) NetSuite
8 17 (0.31%) SAP CRM
9 15 (0.28%) SAP SD
10 14 (0.26%) Eloqua
11 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (0.24%) SAP WM
12 11 (0.20%) SAP MM
13 10 (0.18%) SessionCam
13 10 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
13 10 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 367 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 263 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (3.37%) SaaS
4 127 (2.35%) Office 365
5 101 (1.87%) GitHub
6 72 (1.33%) PaaS
7 69 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 68 (1.26%) IaaS
9 59 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 50 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (0.54%) Serverless
11 29 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 26 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 26 (0.48%) Mimecast
13 25 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 21 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 16 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 199 (3.68%) Firewall
2 122 (2.26%) DNS
3 120 (2.22%) WAN
4 109 (2.02%) SAN
5 107 (1.98%) LAN
6 96 (1.78%) Internet
7 86 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 84 (1.55%) Network Security
9 75 (1.39%) Wireless
10 68 (1.26%) LDAP
11 64 (1.18%) DHCP
12 62 (1.15%) VPN
13 56 (1.04%) HTTP
14 47 (0.87%) Skype
15 45 (0.83%) Unified Communications
16 40 (0.74%) Intranet
17 37 (0.68%) VoIP
18 31 (0.57%) VLAN
18 31 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
19 30 (0.55%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 674 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 187 (3.46%) MySQL
3 146 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 116 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 115 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 108 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 108 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 96 (1.78%) Big Data
9 92 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 84 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 63 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 58 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (0.85%) Power BI
14 44 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 33 (0.61%) Oracle Database
17 32 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
18 31 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
19 26 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 272 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 247 (4.57%) JIRA
3 239 (4.42%) Selenium
4 188 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 186 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 136 (2.51%) JUnit
7 115 (2.13%) Subversion
8 109 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 102 (1.89%) Maven
10 93 (1.72%) Visual Studio
11 85 (1.57%) TeamCity
12 75 (1.39%) LSMW
13 74 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
14 64 (1.18%) eCATT
15 53 (0.98%) WebDriver
16 47 (0.87%) HP UFT
17 42 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 40 (0.74%) Mercurial
19 39 (0.72%) gulp
20 38 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 1587 (29.35%) Finance
2 461 (8.52%) Banking
3 395 (7.30%) Retail
4 291 (5.38%) Retail Banking
5 288 (5.33%) Marketing
6 284 (5.25%) Investment Banking
7 201 (3.72%) Manufacturing
8 194 (3.59%) Front Office
9 168 (3.11%) Legal
10 149 (2.76%) Telecoms
11 126 (2.33%) Back Office
12 112 (2.07%) Law
13 111 (2.05%) Games
14 95 (1.76%) Publishing
15 87 (1.61%) Electronics
16 69 (1.28%) Advertising
17 53 (0.98%) Financial Institution
18 48 (0.89%) Billing
19 38 (0.70%) General Ledger
20 33 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1043 (19.29%) Developer
2 699 (12.93%) Analyst
3 294 (5.44%) Consultant
4 262 (4.84%) IT Manager
5 256 (4.73%) Architect
6 232 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 229 (4.23%) Java Developer
8 221 (4.09%) Senior Developer
9 206 (3.81%) C# Developer
10 190 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 172 (3.18%) Service Manager
12 159 (2.94%) .NET Developer
13 148 (2.74%) Scrum Master
14 146 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
15 138 (2.55%) Software Engineer
16 131 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
17 130 (2.40%) Team Leader
18 129 (2.39%) Delivery Manager
19 123 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
20 115 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (12.78%) .NET
2 561 (10.37%) HTML
3 423 (7.82%) CSS
4 375 (6.93%) Web Services
5 334 (6.18%) AngularJS
6 293 (5.42%) ASP.NET
7 253 (4.68%) HTML5
8 248 (4.59%) REST
9 220 (4.07%) Spring
10 192 (3.55%) XML
11 190 (3.51%) jQuery
12 176 (3.25%) SOAP
13 169 (3.13%) React
14 157 (2.90%) .NET Framework
15 143 (2.64%) CSS3
15 143 (2.64%) Node.js
16 131 (2.42%) RESTful
17 118 (2.18%) Entity Framework
18 117 (2.16%) J2EE
19 111 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 730 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 476 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 331 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 323 (5.97%) User Experience
5 230 (4.25%) Data Centre
6 159 (2.94%) Equities
7 115 (2.13%) Fintech
8 103 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 103 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 97 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 95 (1.76%) NHS
11 93 (1.72%) Derivative
12 89 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
13 85 (1.57%) Public Cloud
14 67 (1.24%) iPad
15 50 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 49 (0.91%) Fixed Income
17 48 (0.89%) Social Media
18 38 (0.70%) Clustering
19 33 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 641 (11.85%) Windows
2 539 (9.97%) Linux
3 199 (3.68%) Unix
3 199 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 105 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (1.50%) Android
7 67 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 66 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 52 (0.96%) CentOS
10 46 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 45 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 36 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 18 (0.33%) Solaris
17 17 (0.31%) AIX
18 16 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2003 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (16.70%) ITIL
3 767 (14.18%) Project Management
4 731 (13.52%) Scrum
5 648 (11.98%) Test Automation
6 611 (11.30%) Change Management
7 577 (10.67%) DevOps
8 526 (9.73%) Mentoring
9 517 (9.56%) Software Engineering
10 505 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 473 (8.75%) Service Delivery
12 456 (8.43%) Asset Management
13 451 (8.34%) SDLC
14 449 (8.30%) TDD
15 413 (7.64%) Coaching
16 373 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
17 346 (6.40%) Service Management
18 343 (6.34%) Information Security
19 328 (6.07%) MVC
20 314 (5.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 931 (17.22%) SQL
2 745 (13.78%) Java
3 735 (13.59%) JavaScript
4 654 (12.09%) C#
5 295 (5.45%) Python
6 174 (3.22%) PowerShell
7 146 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 138 (2.55%) C
9 130 (2.40%) C++
10 106 (1.96%) PHP
10 106 (1.96%) Ruby
10 106 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 94 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 93 (1.72%) ABAP
13 91 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 89 (1.65%) Perl
15 60 (1.11%) ES6
16 58 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 41 (0.76%) R
18 36 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 951 (17.59%) Degree
2 179 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
3 149 (2.76%) CISSP
4 137 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 134 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 108 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 107 (1.98%) ISEB
7 107 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 97 (1.79%) CISM
9 90 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 71 (1.31%) ISTQB
11 70 (1.29%) CCNA
12 63 (1.16%) PMI Certification
13 59 (1.09%) CISA
14 58 (1.07%) CCNP
15 56 (1.04%) PMP
16 55 (1.02%) MCP
17 52 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 50 (0.92%) MCPD
19 43 (0.80%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (12.61%) QA
2 283 (5.23%) SLA
3 182 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 170 (3.14%) PMO
5 59 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 49 (0.91%) COBIT
7 46 (0.85%) GDPR
8 39 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 39 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 31 (0.57%) Data Quality
10 30 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
11 23 (0.43%) ISO 14001
12 21 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 15 (0.28%) ISO 22301
14 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.17%) ISO 9000
16 6 (0.11%) GPG13
16 6 (0.11%) P3O
16 6 (0.11%) SSAE 16
17 5 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 323 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 191 (3.53%) Docker
3 175 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (1.07%) vSphere
5 53 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (0.87%) Hyper-V
7 39 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (0.44%) XenApp
9 20 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.31%) NFS
11 13 (0.24%) DFS Replication
12 12 (0.22%) Firmware
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.11%) vCloud
14 6 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.092%) LXC
15 5 (0.092%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.074%) KVM
16 4 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
17 3 (0.055%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 154 (2.85%) Ansible
2 136 (2.51%) Puppet
3 114 (2.11%) SCCM
4 93 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (1.37%) Kubernetes
6 51 (0.94%) SCOM
7 43 (0.80%) Terraform
8 42 (0.78%) Nagios
9 33 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 29 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (0.37%) SCOrch
12 18 (0.33%) Simpana
13 17 (0.31%) Tivoli
14 16 (0.30%) Grafana
15 15 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
15 15 (0.28%) vCenter Server
16 14 (0.26%) SCVMM
16 14 (0.26%) vRealize
17 13 (0.24%) FortiGate
17 13 (0.24%) Opsview
Vendors
1 908 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 404 (7.47%) SAP
3 367 (6.79%) Oracle
4 301 (5.57%) VMware
5 273 (5.05%) Cisco
6 172 (3.18%) HP
7 115 (2.13%) Cadence
8 87 (1.61%) Citrix
9 83 (1.53%) Google
10 69 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 68 (1.26%) CheckPoint
12 60 (1.11%) Juniper
13 55 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 53 (0.98%) Sun
15 51 (0.94%) OpenText
16 49 (0.91%) Sybase
17 47 (0.87%) NetApp
18 46 (0.85%) F5
19 45 (0.83%) IBM
20 44 (0.81%) Atlassian