Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 88 98
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1,570 2,200 2,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.22% 3.58% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 3.85% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,373 1,567
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +1.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,050 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 45,578 57,078 64,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.48% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36,539 46,179 53,554
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in London.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in London

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +9 376 £67,500 +6.02% 49
West London -10 82 £52,500 -7.89% 25
South London -52 32 £58,000 +0.87% 11
North London - 13 £40,000 - 4
East London 0 12 £50,000 -23.08% 11
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 681 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (33.31%) Finance
3 385 (24.52%) DevOps
4 271 (17.26%) Java
5 264 (16.82%) Azure
6 260 (16.56%) Microsoft
7 259 (16.50%) JavaScript
8 258 (16.43%) AWS
9 255 (16.24%) Scrum
10 253 (16.11%) Git (software)
11 252 (16.05%) C#
12 243 (15.48%) SQL
13 210 (13.38%) .NET
14 206 (13.12%) TDD
15 185 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
16 180 (11.46%) Mentoring
17 174 (11.08%) Microservices
18 173 (11.02%) SQL Server
19 172 (10.96%) Docker
20 169 (10.76%) Banking
21 167 (10.64%) Test Automation
22 165 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
23 164 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
24 163 (10.38%) ITIL
25 158 (10.06%) Degree
26 152 (9.68%) Software Engineering
27 151 (9.62%) Python
28 147 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
29 144 (9.17%) BDD
30 143 (9.11%) Change Management

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 61 (3.89%) Confluence
2 35 (2.23%) EPiServer
3 31 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.34%) CMS
5 18 (1.15%) Apache
6 14 (0.89%) WordPress
7 13 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.76%) Mule
9 11 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.32%) WildFly
15 4 (0.25%) CICS
15 4 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.13%) MicroStation
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Revit
8 1 (0.064%) InVision
8 1 (0.064%) Sketch
8 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.064%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.70%) Documaker
3 6 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.32%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.32%) Magento
5 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.19%) Shopify
7 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.064%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.064%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 264 (16.82%) Azure
2 258 (16.43%) AWS
3 115 (7.32%) Office 365
4 74 (4.71%) GitHub
5 69 (4.39%) GCP
6 67 (4.27%) SaaS
7 61 (3.89%) Power Platform
8 47 (2.99%) PaaS
9 39 (2.48%) Serverless
10 37 (2.36%) IaaS
11 31 (1.97%) Slack
12 27 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (1.15%) PowerApps
16 17 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (1.08%) OpenShift
17 16 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (0.96%) Azure Functions
19 14 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.84%) Firewall
2 39 (2.48%) Internet
3 36 (2.29%) Broadband
4 34 (2.17%) WAN
5 32 (2.04%) LAN
5 32 (2.04%) VPN
6 29 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.46%) DNS
8 20 (1.27%) BGP
8 20 (1.27%) DHCP
8 20 (1.27%) OSPF
9 17 (1.08%) NetScaler
9 17 (1.08%) Network Security
9 17 (1.08%) SAN
9 17 (1.08%) Unified Communications
10 15 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (0.89%) Wireshark
11 14 (0.89%) WLAN
12 11 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 54 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.18%) Power BI
5 48 (3.06%) Big Data
6 41 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (2.61%) Redis
7 39 (2.48%) MySQL
7 39 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
12 19 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (1.21%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.08%) InfluxDB
14 17 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 253 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 129 (8.22%) JIRA
3 124 (7.90%) Jenkins
4 73 (4.65%) Selenium
5 71 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 68 (4.33%) Maven
7 50 (3.18%) Bitbucket
8 39 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (2.36%) Jasmine
10 35 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 35 (2.23%) Karma Test Runner
11 29 (1.85%) Gradle
12 27 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
13 26 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (1.59%) NUnit
15 24 (1.53%) SpecFlow
16 23 (1.46%) Mocha
16 23 (1.46%) Protractor
17 22 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
18 20 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 523 (33.31%) Finance
2 169 (10.76%) Banking
3 69 (4.39%) Marketing
4 64 (4.08%) Games
5 61 (3.89%) Legal
6 52 (3.31%) Retail
7 46 (2.93%) Law
8 44 (2.80%) Financial Institution
9 41 (2.61%) Telecoms
10 33 (2.10%) Public Sector
11 31 (1.97%) Front Office
12 18 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.02%) Billing
14 13 (0.83%) Advertising
15 10 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.57%) Back Office
17 8 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.51%) Publishing
18 6 (0.38%) iGaming
18 6 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (19.30%) Developer
2 149 (9.49%) Analyst
3 100 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (5.16%) Project Manager
5 72 (4.59%) C# Developer
6 66 (4.20%) Architect
7 61 (3.89%) Senior Developer
8 57 (3.63%) .NET Developer
9 56 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
9 56 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 56 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 52 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 47 (2.99%) IT Manager
12 43 (2.74%) Java Developer
13 42 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
14 40 (2.55%) React Developer
15 39 (2.48%) Support Engineer
16 38 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
16 38 (2.42%) Service Manager
17 37 (2.36%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (13.38%) .NET
2 125 (7.96%) Web Services
3 120 (7.64%) HTML
4 115 (7.32%) REST
5 114 (7.26%) CSS
6 100 (6.37%) ASP.NET
7 88 (5.61%) React
8 84 (5.35%) Spring
9 83 (5.29%) Node.js
9 83 (5.29%) RESTful
10 75 (4.78%) JSON
11 73 (4.65%) .NET Framework
12 70 (4.46%) XML
13 69 (4.39%) AngularJS
14 66 (4.20%) HTML5
15 57 (3.63%) .NET Core
16 56 (3.57%) SOAP
17 54 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 54 (3.44%) Kafka
18 46 (2.93%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 185 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.39%) User Experience
3 110 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
4 81 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 47 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 39 (2.48%) Cloud Native
8 39 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 34 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 32 (2.04%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.78%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.40%) Social Network
14 19 (1.21%) Fibre Optics
14 19 (1.21%) Online Gambling
15 18 (1.15%) PMI
16 14 (0.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 134 (8.54%) Windows
2 126 (8.03%) Linux
3 44 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 40 (2.55%) Unix
5 28 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.72%) Android
7 21 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.21%) CentOS
8 19 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.064%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (24.52%) DevOps
3 255 (16.24%) Scrum
4 206 (13.12%) TDD
5 180 (11.46%) Mentoring
6 174 (11.08%) Microservices
7 167 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 165 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
9 164 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 163 (10.38%) ITIL
11 152 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 147 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
13 144 (9.17%) BDD
14 143 (9.11%) Change Management
15 132 (8.41%) MVC
16 131 (8.34%) Coaching
17 130 (8.28%) Project Management
18 121 (7.71%) SDLC
19 112 (7.13%) Analytics
20 104 (6.62%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 271 (17.26%) Java
2 259 (16.50%) JavaScript
3 252 (16.05%) C#
4 243 (15.48%) SQL
5 151 (9.62%) Python
6 90 (5.73%) PowerShell
7 63 (4.01%) T-SQL
8 56 (3.57%) C
9 41 (2.61%) Scala
10 38 (2.42%) C++
11 36 (2.29%) Go
12 35 (2.23%) PHP
13 34 (2.17%) XPath
14 31 (1.97%) TypeScript
15 30 (1.91%) Java 8
16 28 (1.78%) Ruby
17 22 (1.40%) R
18 17 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.96%) ES6
19 15 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (10.06%) Degree
2 42 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.97%) CISSP
5 28 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.53%) CISM
7 21 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.27%) CISA
9 19 (1.21%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.57%) CIPD
11 9 (0.57%) MCSA
12 7 (0.45%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.45%) CCNA
12 7 (0.45%) CRISC
12 7 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.45%) MCP
12 7 (0.45%) PMP
13 6 (0.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.69%) QA
2 70 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.42%) GDPR
4 32 (2.04%) SLA
5 22 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (1.27%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.83%) PMO
8 12 (0.76%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.76%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 9 (0.57%) NIST
11 7 (0.45%) COBIT
11 7 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.45%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) CESG Infosec
13 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.064%) P3O
System Software
1 172 (10.96%) Docker
2 59 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.64%) XenApp
8 5 (0.32%) Firmware
8 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.25%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.25%) OpenDJ
9 4 (0.25%) OpenIDM
10 3 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.13%) UAG
11 2 (0.13%) vSphere
12 1 (0.064%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.064%) NFS
12 1 (0.064%) RACF
Systems Management
1 132 (8.41%) Kubernetes
2 91 (5.80%) Ansible
3 66 (4.20%) Puppet
4 58 (3.69%) Terraform
5 47 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.04%) Grafana
7 30 (1.91%) SCCM
8 22 (1.40%) Istio
9 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (0.96%) Kibana
11 13 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
12 11 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.64%) Packer
13 10 (0.64%) Prometheus
14 8 (0.51%) Automic
15 5 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.32%) Marathon
15 5 (0.32%) Mesos
15 5 (0.32%) Salt
16 4 (0.25%) linkerd
Vendors
1 260 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 64 (4.08%) Oracle
3 63 (4.01%) Cisco
4 58 (3.69%) WorldPay
5 47 (2.99%) SAP
6 45 (2.87%) FIS
7 42 (2.68%) Google
7 42 (2.68%) VMware
8 36 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (2.17%) Tableau
10 33 (2.10%) Splunk
11 29 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 28 (1.78%) CheckPoint
13 25 (1.59%) Citrix
14 23 (1.46%) HP
14 23 (1.46%) Palo Alto
15 22 (1.40%) Atlassian
16 17 (1.08%) AppDynamics
16 17 (1.08%) UiPath
17 16 (1.02%) Juniper