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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 76 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.43% 2.77% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.27% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 6
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £40,000 £39,725
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 846 917 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.14% 84.67% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 647 684 868
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +3 9 £47,500 -
Harlow -3 3 £35,000 -24.32%
Thurrock - 1 £57,500 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 24 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 11 (25.00%) Documentum
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) LDAP
4 11 (25.00%) Oracle
4 11 (25.00%) Data Management
4 11 (25.00%) Degree
4 11 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.73%) Process Improvement
5 10 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (22.73%) CISSP
5 10 (22.73%) Project Management
5 10 (22.73%) Information Security Management
5 10 (22.73%) Security Management
5 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 10 (22.73%) CISA
5 10 (22.73%) CISM
5 10 (22.73%) Legal
5 10 (22.73%) Information Security
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 8 (18.18%) ITIL

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 11 (25.00%) Documentum
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 11 (25.00%) LDAP
2 5 (11.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (22.73%) Legal
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) French Language
3 3 (6.82%) German Language
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Administrator
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
1 10 (22.73%) Documentum Administrator
1 10 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (20.45%) Information Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Information Security Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Security Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Service Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Customer Services Manager
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Service Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Service Operations Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Head of Testing
8 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
1 4 (9.09%) Java EE
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 11 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 11 (25.00%) Data Management
4 10 (22.73%) Information Security
4 10 (22.73%) Information Security Management
4 10 (22.73%) Process Improvement
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 10 (22.73%) Security Management
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Change Management
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.36%) Coaching
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 5 (11.36%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) CISA
2 10 (22.73%) CISM
2 10 (22.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.91%) SLA
3 6 (13.64%) QA
4 2 (4.55%) ISO 14000
4 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
1 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft