Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 97 100
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.00% 2.01% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.35% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 23
Essex median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £39,150 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £79,750 £59,750
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,276 1,616 2,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.12% 85.50% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 1,233 1,559
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 6 £27,500 -46.08% 2
Harlow -24 6 £65,000 +85.71%
Brentwood +27 3 - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (53.33%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) PMO
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Workfront
6 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (20.00%) Android Development
6 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Android
6 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) Code Coverage
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Workfront
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (6.67%) FastStats
2 1 (6.67%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Broadband
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) MSTest
2 2 (13.33%) Redmine
2 2 (13.33%) Trac
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) WinForms
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) STB
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft