Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 97 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +56
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1,873 2,259 2,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.45% 3.36% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.63% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 1,392 1,532
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.20%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50,537 62,189 70,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.09% 92.49% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40,664 50,316 54,565
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in London

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the London region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Central London -12 382 £67,500 +8.00% 61
West London +12 104 £55,000 +10.00% 45
South London -36 43 £57,750 -11.15% 14
North London +1 7 £30,500 -44.55% 1
East London +14 6 £63,648 -15.14% 15
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 956 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (32.35%) Finance
3 396 (21.14%) DevOps
4 342 (18.26%) AWS
5 308 (16.44%) Scrum
6 303 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
7 277 (14.79%) Microsoft
8 271 (14.47%) Java
9 261 (13.93%) Degree
10 255 (13.61%) Azure
11 254 (13.56%) JavaScript
11 254 (13.56%) C#
12 251 (13.40%) SQL
13 245 (13.08%) .NET
14 232 (12.39%) TDD
15 222 (11.85%) Project Management
16 216 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
17 214 (11.43%) Change Management
18 211 (11.27%) Mentoring
19 203 (10.84%) Python
20 196 (10.46%) SQL Server
21 190 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
21 190 (10.14%) Software Engineering
22 185 (9.88%) Asset Management
23 184 (9.82%) Windows
24 177 (9.45%) User Experience
25 175 (9.34%) Git (software)
26 174 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
27 173 (9.24%) Coaching
27 173 (9.24%) SDLC

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 71 (3.79%) Confluence
2 65 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 39 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 30 (1.60%) Apache Spark
5 22 (1.17%) CMS
5 22 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (0.80%) Apache
6 15 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 13 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (0.59%) Apache TomEE
8 11 (0.59%) JBoss
8 11 (0.59%) Mule
8 11 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.48%) WordPress
10 7 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 46 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 46 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.12%) InVision
3 21 (1.12%) Sketch
4 15 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.48%) Documaker
3 8 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (0.43%) Loan IQ
3 8 (0.43%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.21%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Primavera
6 3 (0.16%) Shopify
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 342 (18.26%) AWS
2 255 (13.61%) Azure
3 94 (5.02%) Office 365
4 72 (3.84%) SaaS
5 58 (3.10%) PaaS
6 56 (2.99%) IaaS
7 53 (2.83%) Power Platform
8 46 (2.46%) GCP
9 39 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.98%) GitHub
11 35 (1.87%) Amazon S3
12 31 (1.66%) Serverless
13 26 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
14 25 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 24 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 21 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (1.12%) OpenShift
17 18 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 17 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 17 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.23%) Firewall
2 60 (3.20%) Internet
3 52 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.92%) HTTP
5 35 (1.87%) WAN
6 33 (1.76%) DNS
7 30 (1.60%) DHCP
7 30 (1.60%) LAN
8 29 (1.55%) BGP
9 28 (1.49%) VPN
9 28 (1.49%) Wireless
10 24 (1.28%) Network Security
11 23 (1.23%) Broadband
12 22 (1.17%) SSL
13 21 (1.12%) OSPF
13 21 (1.12%) SAN
14 18 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (0.91%) Skype
16 12 (0.64%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.43%) NoSQL
3 78 (4.16%) Big Data
4 60 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (2.19%) MySQL
7 41 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.03%) Power BI
9 35 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (1.60%) Redis
11 28 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.07%) Couchbase
16 17 (0.91%) Amazon Athena
17 16 (0.85%) Hadoop
17 16 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 175 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 116 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 114 (6.09%) JIRA
4 71 (3.79%) Selenium
5 52 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 52 (2.78%) Maven
6 48 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 46 (2.46%) Karma Test Runner
8 42 (2.24%) Visual Studio
9 39 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 39 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 38 (2.03%) Mocha
11 37 (1.98%) NUnit
12 35 (1.87%) Protractor
12 35 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (1.66%) Sinon.JS
14 30 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (1.60%) Gradle
15 29 (1.55%) SpecFlow
16 26 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 606 (32.35%) Finance
2 170 (9.08%) Banking
3 101 (5.39%) Marketing
4 72 (3.84%) Retail
5 69 (3.68%) Games
6 58 (3.10%) Legal
7 57 (3.04%) Front Office
8 49 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 46 (2.46%) Law
10 31 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.33%) Public Sector
12 24 (1.28%) Investment Banking
13 21 (1.12%) Advertising
14 15 (0.80%) Back Office
15 13 (0.69%) Billing
16 9 (0.48%) Publishing
17 6 (0.32%) German Language
17 6 (0.32%) iGaming
17 6 (0.32%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 337 (17.99%) Developer
2 168 (8.97%) Analyst
3 89 (4.75%) Architect
4 83 (4.43%) Senior Developer
5 80 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
5 80 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 78 (4.16%) Project Manager
7 65 (3.47%) Scrum Master
8 58 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
9 57 (3.04%) Senior Manager
10 56 (2.99%) IT Manager
11 52 (2.78%) React Developer
12 51 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
12 51 (2.72%) C# Developer
12 51 (2.72%) Java Developer
13 49 (2.62%) Software Engineer
14 48 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 43 (2.30%) Junior
15 43 (2.30%) Senior DevOps
16 42 (2.24%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (13.08%) .NET
2 150 (8.01%) HTML
3 146 (7.79%) REST
4 145 (7.74%) Web Services
5 134 (7.15%) CSS
6 99 (5.29%) React
7 88 (4.70%) ASP.NET
8 86 (4.59%) Node.js
9 85 (4.54%) HTML5
10 76 (4.06%) Spring
11 58 (3.10%) Redux
12 57 (3.04%) JSON
12 57 (3.04%) Kafka
13 55 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (2.94%) Jest
13 55 (2.94%) WCF
14 53 (2.83%) AngularJS
15 49 (2.62%) .NET Core
15 49 (2.62%) SOAP
16 48 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 216 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (9.45%) User Experience
3 121 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 84 (4.48%) Algorithms
5 80 (4.27%) Data Structures
5 80 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (2.99%) Cloud Native
7 51 (2.72%) Social Network
8 49 (2.62%) Data Centre
9 44 (2.35%) Public Cloud
10 33 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
11 32 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 32 (1.71%) Online Gambling
12 23 (1.23%) Marketing Technology
13 22 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.12%) Social Media
15 19 (1.01%) Fibre Optics
16 18 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.82%) Windows
2 140 (7.47%) Linux
3 52 (2.78%) Unix
4 51 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 33 (1.76%) Android
6 33 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.37%) CentOS
12 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.11%) Fedora
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.053%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (21.14%) DevOps
3 308 (16.44%) Scrum
4 303 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
5 232 (12.39%) TDD
6 222 (11.85%) Project Management
7 214 (11.43%) Change Management
8 211 (11.27%) Mentoring
9 190 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 190 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 185 (9.88%) Asset Management
11 174 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 173 (9.24%) Coaching
12 173 (9.24%) SDLC
13 163 (8.70%) ITIL
14 159 (8.49%) Kanban
15 155 (8.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 150 (8.01%) Information Security
17 149 (7.96%) Test Automation
18 139 (7.42%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 271 (14.47%) Java
2 254 (13.56%) C#
2 254 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 251 (13.40%) SQL
4 203 (10.84%) Python
5 109 (5.82%) PowerShell
6 63 (3.36%) C
7 48 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 44 (2.35%) Ruby
9 42 (2.24%) TypeScript
10 39 (2.08%) Java 8
10 39 (2.08%) Scala
11 37 (1.98%) Go
12 34 (1.82%) ES6
13 26 (1.39%) C++
14 24 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.80%) Kotlin
16 15 (0.80%) PHP
17 13 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 261 (13.93%) Degree
2 45 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.12%) SAFe Agilist
8 20 (1.07%) CISSP
8 20 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.75%) MBA
11 13 (0.69%) CFA
11 13 (0.69%) CIMA
11 13 (0.69%) CISM
12 12 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.59%) CCNP
13 11 (0.59%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.53%) CCNA
14 10 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.09%) QA
2 80 (4.27%) SLA
3 58 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (2.03%) GDPR
5 37 (1.98%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.44%) ISAE 3402
7 25 (1.33%) NIST
8 22 (1.17%) PMO
9 20 (1.07%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.96%) SSAE 16
11 16 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17025
15 6 (0.32%) CESG Infosec
15 6 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 4 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 147 (7.85%) Docker
2 85 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 10 (0.53%) XenApp
6 8 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.37%) BitLocker
7 7 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.37%) vSphere
8 6 (0.32%) Firmware
8 6 (0.32%) GridGain
8 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.32%) Varnish
9 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.21%) HDFS
11 3 (0.16%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.16%) OpenDJ
11 3 (0.16%) OpenIDM
11 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 129 (6.89%) Kubernetes
2 104 (5.55%) Ansible
3 74 (3.95%) Puppet
4 60 (3.20%) Terraform
5 55 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (2.24%) SCCM
7 32 (1.71%) Istio
8 20 (1.07%) Automic
9 15 (0.80%) Grafana
10 12 (0.64%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.53%) Graphite
11 10 (0.53%) Kibana
11 10 (0.53%) Packer
12 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.37%) Mesos
13 7 (0.37%) SCOM
14 6 (0.32%) Consul
14 6 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 277 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 95 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
3 93 (4.97%) Oracle
4 72 (3.84%) SAP
5 58 (3.10%) Cisco
6 53 (2.83%) Citrix
7 51 (2.72%) Splunk
8 48 (2.56%) Tealium
9 42 (2.24%) WorldPay
10 39 (2.08%) VMware
11 35 (1.87%) Google
12 31 (1.66%) Atlassian
13 30 (1.60%) Cadence
14 29 (1.55%) Palo Alto
15 23 (1.23%) Adobe
15 23 (1.23%) Pardot
15 23 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 20 (1.07%) Apple
16 20 (1.07%) FactSet
17 18 (0.96%) ServiceNow