Period
to 21 August 2018

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

Continual Improvement
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 83 70
Rank change year-on-year +53 -13 +57
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 309 144 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.26% 3.50% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 3.90% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 151 124 148
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,050 £40,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £71,125
East of England median annual salary £51,875 £52,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -1.19% -1.87% +12.63%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,823 3,692 4,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.76% 89.70% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,982 3,109 3,296
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,975 £71,250 £70,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Welwyn Garden City +11 67 - - 1
Hatfield -15 39 £57,500 - 4
Watford +10 37 £55,000 - 1
St Albans - 22 £57,500 - 1
Borehamwood +28 17 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Hemel Hempstead +18 15 £42,500 +25.93% 4
Royston - 6 £45,000 - 2
Rickmansworth -10 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Baldock - 1 - -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £62,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £70,000 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 100 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.45%) Retail
3 79 (25.57%) Cybersecurity
4 69 (22.33%) GIAC
4 69 (22.33%) Microsoft
5 68 (22.01%) Windows
6 66 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (21.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 64 (20.71%) Unix
9 59 (19.09%) CISSP
10 58 (18.77%) SIEM
11 56 (18.12%) SANS
11 56 (18.12%) CompTIA Security+
11 56 (18.12%) SSCP
12 55 (17.80%) CISA
12 55 (17.80%) CISM
13 52 (16.83%) CSSLP
14 50 (16.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 50 (16.18%) Information Security
15 46 (14.89%) Security Operations
16 45 (14.56%) Project Management
17 44 (14.24%) Due Diligence
17 44 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 44 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (13.59%) Security Architecture
18 42 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
18 42 (13.59%) Identity Access Management
18 42 (13.59%) Security Operations Centre
18 42 (13.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
19 41 (13.27%) Problem-Solving

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 16 (5.18%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.24%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) Maximo
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.88%) Mimecast
2 12 (3.88%) Office 365
3 8 (2.59%) GitHub
4 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.29%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.29%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Akamai
8 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.50%) DNS
2 15 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.21%) DHCP
4 12 (3.88%) DKIM
4 12 (3.88%) DMARC
5 5 (1.62%) BGP
5 5 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (1.62%) DMVPN
5 5 (1.62%) DWDM
5 5 (1.62%) EIGRP
5 5 (1.62%) Firewall
5 5 (1.62%) GLBP
5 5 (1.62%) IGRP
5 5 (1.62%) IPsec
5 5 (1.62%) MPLS
5 5 (1.62%) Multicast
5 5 (1.62%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.62%) OSPF
5 5 (1.62%) SSL
5 5 (1.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.29%) Big Data
4 4 (1.29%) BigQuery
4 4 (1.29%) MS Access
4 4 (1.29%) Power BI
4 4 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.32%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 33 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.18%) LabVIEW
3 15 (4.85%) Metasploit
4 11 (3.56%) Selenium
5 10 (3.24%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.24%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.59%) Maven
7 6 (1.94%) JBehave
7 6 (1.94%) JUnit
8 5 (1.62%) GitLab
8 5 (1.62%) JIRA
8 5 (1.62%) JMeter
8 5 (1.62%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.62%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (29.45%) Retail
2 29 (9.39%) Finance
3 16 (5.18%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.29%) Advertising
5 3 (0.97%) Publishing
6 2 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (22.01%) Security Engineer
2 47 (15.21%) Developer
3 32 (10.36%) Engineering Manager
4 29 (9.39%) Security Manager
5 24 (7.77%) Information Security Engineer
6 20 (6.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (6.15%) Analyst
8 18 (5.83%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Development Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Test Development Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Tester
9 16 (5.18%) Vulnerability Management Manager
10 13 (4.21%) Incident Engineer
10 13 (4.21%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.88%) Cloud Developer
11 12 (3.88%) IoT Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.56%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.24%) Penetration Tester
13 10 (3.24%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.39%) HTML
2 23 (7.44%) AngularJS
2 23 (7.44%) React
3 22 (7.12%) CSS
3 22 (7.12%) CSS3
3 22 (7.12%) HTML5
4 15 (4.85%) Java EE
5 12 (3.88%) Web Services
6 11 (3.56%) Hibernate
6 11 (3.56%) J2EE
6 11 (3.56%) Spring
6 11 (3.56%) XML
7 10 (3.24%) REST
8 8 (2.59%) Akka
8 8 (2.59%) Java SE
8 8 (2.59%) JDBC
8 8 (2.59%) Kafka
9 7 (2.27%) Spring MVC
10 6 (1.94%) JAXB
10 6 (1.94%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.12%) Robotics
4 19 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.50%) Optoelectronics
6 16 (5.18%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.88%) PKI
8 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.94%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.94%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.94%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.62%) User Experience
12 4 (1.29%) Fintech
12 4 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.65%) Spread Betting
15 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.01%) Windows
2 64 (20.71%) Unix
3 25 (8.09%) Linux
4 15 (4.85%) Kali Linux
5 9 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.57%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (21.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 58 (18.77%) SIEM
6 50 (16.18%) Information Security
6 50 (16.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 46 (14.89%) Security Operations
8 45 (14.56%) Project Management
9 44 (14.24%) Due Diligence
9 44 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 42 (13.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 42 (13.59%) Identity Access Management
10 42 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
10 42 (13.59%) Security Architecture
11 41 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (11.97%) E-Commerce
13 29 (9.39%) Front End Development
14 27 (8.74%) Software Engineering
15 26 (8.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.00%) Java
2 29 (9.39%) SQL
3 26 (8.41%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.15%) Python
5 16 (5.18%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.24%) Perl
7 7 (2.27%) Go
7 7 (2.27%) PHP
7 7 (2.27%) Ruby
8 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.29%) VBA
10 2 (0.65%) C#
10 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (22.33%) GIAC
2 59 (19.09%) CISSP
3 56 (18.12%) CompTIA Security+
3 56 (18.12%) SANS
3 56 (18.12%) SSCP
4 55 (17.80%) CISA
4 55 (17.80%) CISM
5 52 (16.83%) CSSLP
6 35 (11.33%) Degree
7 14 (4.53%) PhD
8 13 (4.21%) CREST Certified
8 13 (4.21%) GCFA
8 13 (4.21%) GCFE
8 13 (4.21%) GREM
9 7 (2.27%) CEH
9 7 (2.27%) PMP
10 6 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.94%) MCSE
10 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.59%) PMO
2 5 (1.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.97%) COBIT
3 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (1.94%) XenApp
3 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.65%) Docker
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.85%) Nessus
1 15 (4.85%) Nmap
2 13 (4.21%) EnCase
3 5 (1.62%) Grafana
3 5 (1.62%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.29%) CASB
4 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.97%) Ansible
5 3 (0.97%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.32%) MOM
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.27%) Sophos
2 41 (13.27%) Symantec
3 21 (6.80%) Oracle
4 15 (4.85%) Netsparker
4 15 (4.85%) Qualys
5 12 (3.88%) Forcepoint
5 12 (3.88%) Google
6 11 (3.56%) Citrix
7 10 (3.24%) SAP
7 10 (3.24%) VMware
8 5 (1.62%) Arista
8 5 (1.62%) Capita
8 5 (1.62%) Cisco
8 5 (1.62%) F5
8 5 (1.62%) Riverbed
9 3 (0.97%) PagerDuty
9 3 (0.97%) Tableau
10 2 (0.65%) New Relic
10 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com