Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 90 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.76% 2.09% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.34% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 26
Essex median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +21.05% +7.97%
10th Percentile £50,167 £39,350 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £56,875
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%

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 1,133 1,710 2,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.13% 89.48% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1,272 1,644
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.86% +0.76% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Harlow -19 9 £65,000 +62.50%
Brentwood +34 5 - -
Southend-on-Sea -1 3 £51,945 +38.52% 2
Chelmsford -2 1 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) QA
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 10 (41.67%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Banking
6 7 (29.17%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
7 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (20.83%) Android Development
7 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
7 5 (20.83%) Data Structures
7 5 (20.83%) Android
7 5 (20.83%) WinForms
7 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) Code Coverage
7 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Finance

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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Broadband
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
1 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
2 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) MSTest
4 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.33%) Moq
4 2 (8.33%) Redmine
4 2 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Lead Tester
2 3 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BI Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) WinForms
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Struts
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (20.83%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Android Development
5 5 (20.83%) Code Coverage
5 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
5 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security
7 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) Process Management
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft