Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 96 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 +21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 42 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.17% 1.91% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.17% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 26
Kent median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £42,250 £22,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £81,450 £50,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1142 1524 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.19% 88.40% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1347 1685
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Kent

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Kent

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Kent

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Dartford +9 12 £50,000 -23.08%
Folkestone +11 10 £57,500 - 2
Sittingbourne +2 2 £45,000 +63.64%
Sevenoaks +3 1 £35,000 -53.64%
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Canterbury - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Microservices
2 15 (35.71%) DevOps
3 14 (33.33%) SDLC
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
6 10 (23.81%) Prototyping
6 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 10 (23.81%) Electronics
6 10 (23.81%) Web Development
6 10 (23.81%) Swedish Language
7 9 (21.43%) Time Management
7 9 (21.43%) OO
8 8 (19.05%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) Windows
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.29%) Java
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (14.29%) User Experience
11 5 (11.90%) Serverless
11 5 (11.90%) DocumentDB

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Serverless
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) BGP
2 2 (4.76%) DMVPN
2 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) IPsec
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (11.90%) DocumentDB
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Electronics
1 10 (23.81%) Swedish Language
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.38%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.38%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) jQuery
2 5 (11.90%) Node.js
2 5 (11.90%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.38%) LINQ
4 1 (2.38%) React
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.29%) User Experience
4 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) DevOps
1 15 (35.71%) Microservices
2 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 14 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 14 (33.33%) SDLC
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) TDD
5 10 (23.81%) Prototyping
5 10 (23.81%) Web Development
6 9 (21.43%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) Time Management
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Change Management
8 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.90%) Machine Learning
8 5 (11.90%) OOP
8 5 (11.90%) SEO
8 5 (11.90%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Dell
3 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
3 2 (4.76%) VMware