Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 90 90
Rank change year-on-year +42 0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 55 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.33% 2.30% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.66% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 54
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £25,375 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,125 £64,617 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,049 1,314 1,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 82.66% 86.50% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,074 1,477
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £68,150
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Essex over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Chelmsford +35 29 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Harlow +12 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Southend-on-Sea -3 8 £23,750 -54.28% 2
Colchester +5 2 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Brentwood +4 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £45,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) SDLC
4 24 (43.64%) C#
4 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 23 (41.82%) SQL
6 22 (40.00%) TDD
7 21 (38.18%) Scrum
8 20 (36.36%) .NET
9 18 (32.73%) Degree
10 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
10 17 (30.91%) OO
10 17 (30.91%) BDD
10 17 (30.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
12 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
13 13 (23.64%) Java
13 13 (23.64%) Kanban
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
13 13 (23.64%) Software Delivery
13 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
13 13 (23.64%) Acceptance Criteria
14 12 (21.82%) WatiN
14 12 (21.82%) MSTest
14 12 (21.82%) Time Management
14 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
14 12 (21.82%) SpecFlow
14 12 (21.82%) Gherkin
14 12 (21.82%) Non-Functional Testing

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
1 1 (1.82%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.82%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DNS
1 8 (14.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.82%) FTP
2 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
2 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (21.82%) MSTest
3 12 (21.82%) NUnit
3 12 (21.82%) SpecFlow
3 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (21.82%) WatiN
4 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.09%) Subversion
5 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Tester
3 11 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Project Manager
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Scrum Master
4 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum Master
4 9 (16.36%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Data Centre Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Programme Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
3 12 (21.82%) Gherkin
4 7 (12.73%) CSS
4 7 (12.73%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.09%) HTML
5 5 (9.09%) jQuery
5 5 (9.09%) React
5 5 (9.09%) Vue.js
6 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (7.27%) RESTful
6 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.27%) WCF
7 2 (3.64%) Middleware
8 1 (1.82%) WinForms
8 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.73%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) SDLC
3 22 (40.00%) TDD
4 21 (38.18%) Scrum
5 17 (30.91%) BDD
5 17 (30.91%) OO
6 13 (23.64%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (23.64%) Kanban
6 13 (23.64%) Software Delivery
6 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.82%) Time Management
7 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
8 11 (20.00%) Project Management
9 10 (18.18%) ITIL
10 9 (16.36%) MVC
10 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) Python
4 12 (21.82%) VB
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.73%) PHP
7 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 17 (30.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) BitLocker
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) vSphere
2 8 (14.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (14.55%) PowerCLI
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
1 8 (14.55%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Citrix
3 8 (14.55%) 3PAR
3 8 (14.55%) Brocade
3 8 (14.55%) HP
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Actuate
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Sage
4 1 (1.82%) SAP