Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +37 +7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 167 144 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.68% 3.23% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 3.61% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 114 111
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £27,600 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.48% +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 3,175 3,992 3,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.04% 89.41% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,460 3,382 3,288
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 42 £37,500 -37.50% 7
Welwyn Garden City +12 33 - -
Watford +2 32 £65,000 +30.00%
Hemel Hempstead +38 18 £42,500 - 3
Borehamwood - 6 £37,500 -
Potters Bar - 4 £70,000 - 1
Letchworth +3 3 £45,000 -43.75%
St Albans - 2 £57,500 - 1
Rickmansworth +3 1 - - 2
Hitchin +3 1 £62,500 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £40,000 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 61 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (16.17%) Retail
5 25 (14.97%) Sophos
5 25 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (14.37%) DHCP
6 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (14.37%) Information Security
7 22 (13.17%) DNS
7 22 (13.17%) Finance
7 22 (13.17%) Security Operations
7 22 (13.17%) SIEM
8 20 (11.98%) Decision-Making
8 20 (11.98%) Active Directory
9 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (11.38%) Security Architecture
10 18 (10.78%) Data Centre
10 18 (10.78%) SDLC
10 18 (10.78%) Citrix
10 18 (10.78%) Degree
11 17 (10.18%) Windows
12 16 (9.58%) CISSP
12 16 (9.58%) SSCP
12 16 (9.58%) VMware
12 16 (9.58%) GIAC
12 16 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (9.58%) People Management
12 16 (9.58%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 16 (9.58%) Security Operations Centre

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 9 (5.39%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.40%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.60%) Maximo
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.99%) Office 365
4 6 (3.59%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.99%) GitHub
6 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.37%) DHCP
2 22 (13.17%) DNS
3 9 (5.39%) LAN
4 8 (4.79%) Firewall
5 7 (4.19%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (3.59%) DKIM
6 6 (3.59%) DMARC
6 6 (3.59%) WAN
7 5 (2.99%) Skype
8 4 (2.40%) DMVPN
8 4 (2.40%) DWDM
8 4 (2.40%) GLBP
8 4 (2.40%) IPsec
8 4 (2.40%) MPLS
8 4 (2.40%) Multicast
8 4 (2.40%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.40%) Network Security
8 4 (2.40%) SSL
8 4 (2.40%) VPN
8 4 (2.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.80%) Power BI
4 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) JIRA
2 5 (2.99%) LabVIEW
2 5 (2.99%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.80%) JBehave
3 3 (1.80%) JUnit
3 3 (1.80%) Selenium
3 3 (1.80%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.20%) Grunt
4 2 (1.20%) TestNG
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.60%) JMeter
5 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (16.17%) Retail
2 22 (13.17%) Finance
3 8 (4.79%) Legal
4 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.40%) Back Office
6 3 (1.80%) Advertising
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.60%) French Language
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (14.97%) Analyst
2 20 (11.98%) Project Manager
3 19 (11.38%) Architect
4 15 (8.98%) Developer
5 14 (8.38%) Security Engineer
6 13 (7.78%) IT Manager
7 11 (6.59%) IT Project Manager
7 11 (6.59%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.39%) Engineering Manager
9 8 (4.79%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Development Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.59%) Test Development Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Head of Software Development
12 5 (2.99%) Security Manager
12 5 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) OAuth
1 11 (6.59%) OAuth2
1 11 (6.59%) OpenID
1 11 (6.59%) XACML
2 9 (5.39%) Web Services
3 5 (2.99%) Akka
3 5 (2.99%) Kafka
4 4 (2.40%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.80%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.20%) .NET
6 2 (1.20%) CSS
6 2 (1.20%) CSS3
6 2 (1.20%) HTML
6 2 (1.20%) HTML5
6 2 (1.20%) Java EE
6 2 (1.20%) React
6 2 (1.20%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) SOAP
6 2 (1.20%) XML
7 1 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.59%) Optoelectronics
5 6 (3.59%) PKI
6 5 (2.99%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.80%) User Experience
9 2 (1.20%) BYOD
9 2 (1.20%) Handset
9 2 (1.20%) Robotics
10 1 (0.60%) CMDB
10 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.18%) Windows
2 13 (7.78%) Unix
3 9 (5.39%) Linux
4 5 (2.99%) Kali Linux
5 4 (2.40%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.20%) Android
7 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (14.37%) Information Security
3 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.17%) Security Operations
4 22 (13.17%) SIEM
5 20 (11.98%) Decision-Making
6 19 (11.38%) Security Architecture
7 18 (10.78%) SDLC
8 16 (9.58%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 16 (9.58%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (9.58%) People Management
8 16 (9.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (9.58%) Test Automation
9 15 (8.98%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.38%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (8.38%) Project Management
10 14 (8.38%) System Testing
11 13 (7.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.59%) Java
2 8 (4.79%) Python
2 8 (4.79%) SQL
3 6 (3.59%) Go
4 5 (2.99%) Perl
4 5 (2.99%) PHP
4 5 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (1.20%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Degree
2 16 (9.58%) CISSP
2 16 (9.58%) CompTIA Security+
2 16 (9.58%) GIAC
2 16 (9.58%) SANS
2 16 (9.58%) SSCP
3 10 (5.99%) CISA
3 10 (5.99%) CISM
3 10 (5.99%) CSSLP
4 5 (2.99%) CEH
4 5 (2.99%) PhD
4 5 (2.99%) PMP
5 4 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.20%) MOS
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.59%) GDPR
2 11 (6.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.59%) PMO
3 6 (3.59%) QA
4 5 (2.99%) SLA
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (11.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.38%) Terminal Server
4 5 (2.99%) Firmware
5 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) CASB
2 6 (3.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.99%) Nessus
3 5 (2.99%) Nmap
4 3 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.20%) Grafana
5 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.97%) Sophos
3 18 (10.78%) Citrix
4 16 (9.58%) VMware
5 11 (6.59%) Oracle
5 11 (6.59%) Symantec
6 9 (5.39%) SAP
7 7 (4.19%) Cisco
8 6 (3.59%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.99%) Netsparker
9 5 (2.99%) Qualys
10 4 (2.40%) Arista
10 4 (2.40%) F5
10 4 (2.40%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.40%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.80%) Apple
12 2 (1.20%) Google
12 2 (1.20%) McAfee
12 2 (1.20%) Mitel
13 1 (0.60%) Atlassian