Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 34 81
Rank change year-on-year -18 +47 -16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 131 299 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.50% 6.55% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 7.26% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 73 153 132
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £67,500 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 2,514 4,118 3,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.33% 90.21% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,892 3,299 3,314
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,325
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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
Hatfield +24 50 £43,750 -27.08% 2
Watford -1 27 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Rickmansworth +24 10 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 9 £33,750 -20.59% 1
Welwyn Garden City -21 7 £62,500 - 4
Harpenden - 7 - -
Stevenage - 5 £60,000 - 2
Borehamwood +2 4 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Kings Langley - 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 £35,000 -
Royston -3 1 - - 4
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 51 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.72%) ITIL
4 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
5 23 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (15.27%) Decision-Making
7 19 (14.50%) SQL
7 19 (14.50%) Service Delivery
7 19 (14.50%) Degree
8 17 (12.98%) SCCM
9 16 (12.21%) DNS
9 16 (12.21%) Scrum
10 15 (11.45%) Information Security
10 15 (11.45%) Web Services
11 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (10.69%) Citrix
11 14 (10.69%) DHCP
11 14 (10.69%) Finance
11 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.92%) Office 365
12 13 (9.92%) Advertising
12 13 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (9.92%) Terminal Server
12 13 (9.92%) SAP
13 12 (9.16%) Legal
13 12 (9.16%) Test Automation
14 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
14 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (8.40%) SaaS

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 7 (5.34%) NServiceBus
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.29%) Adobe XD
3 3 (2.29%) Marvel
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) SAP CO
1 7 (5.34%) SAP FI
1 7 (5.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.29%) Maximo
3 2 (1.53%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.92%) Office 365
3 11 (8.40%) SaaS
4 7 (5.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) DNS
2 14 (10.69%) DHCP
3 9 (6.87%) LAN
3 9 (6.87%) WAN
4 3 (2.29%) Firewall
4 3 (2.29%) Internet
4 3 (2.29%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (2.29%) VPN
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.53%) Network Security
5 2 (1.53%) SMTP
5 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.76%) HTTP
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) PPP
6 1 (0.76%) Skype
6 1 (0.76%) SNMP
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
6 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) DB2
3 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) OLAP
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
1 11 (8.40%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.63%) JIRA
3 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
3 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio Code
4 6 (4.58%) Maven
5 4 (3.05%) Gradle
6 3 (2.29%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.53%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.76%) Moq
8 1 (0.76%) MSTest
8 1 (0.76%) NUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.76%) xUnit.net
General
1 14 (10.69%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Advertising
3 12 (9.16%) Legal
4 10 (7.63%) Retail
5 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.34%) Marketing
7 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (29.77%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) IT Manager
3 17 (12.98%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.69%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (6.87%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (5.34%) SAP FI Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Service Continuity Specialist
7 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Applications Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Junior
10 4 (3.05%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Procurement Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) Web Services
2 10 (7.63%) .NET
3 9 (6.87%) OpenID
4 8 (6.11%) .NET Core
4 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (6.11%) HTML
4 8 (6.11%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.34%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Core
5 7 (5.34%) CSS
5 7 (5.34%) GraphQL
5 7 (5.34%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (5.34%) MSMQ
5 7 (5.34%) React
5 7 (5.34%) Sass
5 7 (5.34%) Web Components
6 6 (4.58%) Spring
7 3 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.11%) User Experience
3 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.29%) FMCG
4 3 (2.29%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.29%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.76%) CMDB
5 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.76%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (0.76%) SCADA
5 1 (0.76%) Smart City
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) Android
3 4 (3.05%) Linux
4 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.53%) Unix
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.72%) ITIL
3 20 (15.27%) Decision-Making
4 19 (14.50%) Service Delivery
5 16 (12.21%) Scrum
6 15 (11.45%) Information Security
7 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
8 12 (9.16%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.40%) Coaching
9 11 (8.40%) DevOps
9 11 (8.40%) IT Strategy
10 10 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (6.87%) ERP
11 9 (6.87%) Project Management
12 8 (6.11%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (6.11%) Statistics
13 7 (5.34%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.50%) SQL
2 10 (7.63%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) C#
3 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.34%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.29%) Python
6 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.53%) Go
6 2 (1.53%) Perl
6 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 13 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) PMP
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.53%) LPIC
5 2 (1.53%) RHCE
5 2 (1.53%) SANS
5 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) GIAC
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.34%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.05%) QA
4 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.53%) GDPR
5 2 (1.53%) PMO
6 1 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.92%) Terminal Server
3 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.29%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.53%) iptables
5 2 (1.53%) NFS
5 2 (1.53%) Postfix
5 2 (1.53%) Samba
5 2 (1.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Docker
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.53%) Munin
2 2 (1.53%) Nagios
2 2 (1.53%) Nessus
2 2 (1.53%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) CASB
3 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.76%) Grafana
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Citrix
3 13 (9.92%) SAP
4 11 (8.40%) VMware
5 7 (5.34%) Sophos
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco
6 4 (3.05%) HP
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle
7 3 (2.29%) Adobe
7 3 (2.29%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) Axiomatics
8 2 (1.53%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.53%) Ping Identity
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.53%) Syclo
8 2 (1.53%) Twobo
9 1 (0.76%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.76%) Meraki
9 1 (0.76%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.76%) SOTI