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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 57 87
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 64 109 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.88% 4.16% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 4.83% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 43
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £42,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2256 1967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 88.05% 86.11% 81.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1819 1542
Median salary £48,750 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Watford -7 23 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Hatfield +22 14 £35,000 -39.91% 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 10 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Rickmansworth -4 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Letchworth - 2 £33,000 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 52 (41.27%) Finance
2 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.02%) SQL
4 27 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.25%) PRINCE2
7 19 (15.08%) Degree
7 19 (15.08%) Waterfall
8 18 (14.29%) SDLC
9 17 (13.49%) ITIL
10 16 (12.70%) Oracle
10 16 (12.70%) Change Management
11 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
11 13 (10.32%) Virtual Team
11 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
12 12 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (9.52%) Java
12 12 (9.52%) MS Office
12 12 (9.52%) Project Management
12 12 (9.52%) Scrum
13 11 (8.73%) Retail
14 10 (7.94%) Software Testing
14 10 (7.94%) IBM
14 10 (7.94%) C#
15 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
15 9 (7.14%) J2EE
15 9 (7.14%) XML
15 9 (7.14%) OO
15 9 (7.14%) ISO 9001
15 9 (7.14%) Migration

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 3 (2.38%) CMS
1 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
1 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Office
2 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.59%) InDesign
4 2 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) SaaS
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) DWDM
1 7 (5.56%) Frame Relay
1 7 (5.56%) FWSM
1 7 (5.56%) LAN
1 7 (5.56%) MPLS
1 7 (5.56%) WAN
2 6 (4.76%) 3G
2 6 (4.76%) 4G
2 6 (4.76%) Firewall
2 6 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 6 (4.76%) VoIP
3 5 (3.97%) BGP
3 5 (3.97%) DMVPN
3 5 (3.97%) EIGRP
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.17%) FabricPath
4 4 (3.17%) FCoE
4 4 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.17%) GIS
2 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.17%) Redis
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) Power BI
3 2 (1.59%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) JIRA
2 7 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 7 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (4.76%) Selenium
4 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.17%) Moq
4 4 (3.17%) NUnit
5 2 (1.59%) Appium
5 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.59%) Calabash
5 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
5 2 (1.59%) Robot Framework
5 2 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.59%) Subversion
5 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.59%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (41.27%) Finance
2 27 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.73%) Retail
4 8 (6.35%) Advertising
4 8 (6.35%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) Developer
2 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
3 10 (7.94%) Analyst
3 10 (7.94%) Test Engineer
4 9 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.35%) Applications Manager
5 8 (6.35%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (6.35%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.76%) Auditor
7 6 (4.76%) Senior Auditor
8 5 (3.97%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (3.97%) IT Support
8 5 (3.97%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 9 (7.14%) J2EE
1 9 (7.14%) Spring
1 9 (7.14%) XML
2 8 (6.35%) .NET
3 6 (4.76%) HTML
3 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.17%) Angular 2
4 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.17%) MSMQ
4 4 (3.17%) WebRTC
5 2 (1.59%) Java EE
5 2 (1.59%) Java SE
5 2 (1.59%) JPA
5 2 (1.59%) JSTL
5 2 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Virtual Team
2 5 (3.97%) iSeries
2 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) Social Media
4 3 (2.38%) EPoS
5 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.25%) PRINCE2
3 19 (15.08%) Waterfall
4 18 (14.29%) SDLC
5 17 (13.49%) ITIL
6 16 (12.70%) Change Management
7 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
8 12 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (9.52%) Project Management
8 12 (9.52%) Scrum
9 10 (7.94%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.14%) Coaching
10 9 (7.14%) Migration
10 9 (7.14%) OO
11 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.35%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (6.35%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.02%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) Java
3 10 (7.94%) C#
4 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.76%) Progress 4GL
5 6 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.17%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.38%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) CCIE
2 8 (6.35%) CCNP
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.56%) CIMA
4 4 (3.17%) ACCA
4 4 (3.17%) ISEB
4 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.17%) PMP
4 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.35%) QA
3 6 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.97%) PMO
5 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.38%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.59%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) IBM
4 8 (6.35%) Computacenter
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco
5 7 (5.56%) SAP
6 6 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 6 (4.76%) Progress
6 6 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.17%) Brocade
7 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.17%) F5
7 4 (3.17%) Juniper
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe
9 1 (0.79%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) Splunk
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Includes Car + 15% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £999999 per annum + Salary Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago