Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 94 102
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 731 1,852 2,256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.84% 3.29% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.53% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 569 1,243 1,428
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,250 £37,727 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,865
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.53% +2.60%

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 24,033 52,404 64,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.48% 93.11% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19,453 42,497 51,437
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +6 157 £64,500 -0.77% 24
West London +3 52 £65,000 +23.81% 7
South London -8 16 £52,500 -4.55% 5
East London +26 11 £65,000 +4.29% 2
North London +12 7 £40,000 +22.14%
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 322 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (34.47%) Finance
3 179 (24.49%) DevOps
4 159 (21.75%) Azure
5 147 (20.11%) Microsoft
6 141 (19.29%) AWS
7 131 (17.92%) JavaScript
8 112 (15.32%) SQL
8 112 (15.32%) Scrum
9 111 (15.18%) C#
9 111 (15.18%) Git (software)
10 107 (14.64%) Java
10 107 (14.64%) TDD
11 95 (13.00%) Project Management
12 94 (12.86%) Docker
13 93 (12.72%) Test Automation
14 92 (12.59%) Kubernetes
15 90 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 89 (12.18%) Microservices
17 87 (11.90%) .NET
18 86 (11.76%) Windows
19 85 (11.63%) SQL Server
20 82 (11.22%) Python
21 75 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
21 75 (10.26%) Analytics
22 74 (10.12%) Mentoring
22 74 (10.12%) Software Engineering
23 73 (9.99%) Banking
24 69 (9.44%) Degree
25 68 (9.30%) Stakeholder 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 18 (2.46%) EPiServer
2 17 (2.33%) CMS
3 15 (2.05%) Confluence
3 15 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.05%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.09%) Apache
7 6 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.68%) CICS
9 4 (0.55%) SAS
10 3 (0.41%) Apache Pulsar
10 3 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.27%) Drupal
11 2 (0.27%) OpenWhisk
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 40 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.14%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) SAP ERP
1 12 (1.64%) SAP MM
2 7 (0.96%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.27%) Endur
7 2 (0.27%) Magento
7 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 159 (21.75%) Azure
2 141 (19.29%) AWS
3 68 (9.30%) Office 365
4 56 (7.66%) GCP
5 54 (7.39%) Power Platform
6 43 (5.88%) SaaS
6 43 (5.88%) Serverless
7 29 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (3.56%) PaaS
9 21 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 20 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
11 19 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (2.46%) GitHub
13 17 (2.33%) IaaS
14 16 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (1.64%) PowerApps
16 10 (1.37%) Azure Functions
17 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.09%) Logic Apps
17 8 (1.09%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.24%) Firewall
2 20 (2.74%) VPN
3 17 (2.33%) Internet
4 16 (2.19%) Skype
5 14 (1.92%) SAN
5 14 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 11 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (1.37%) WAN
9 8 (1.09%) Broadband
9 8 (1.09%) DNS
9 8 (1.09%) Network Security
9 8 (1.09%) VoIP
10 7 (0.96%) LAN
10 7 (0.96%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.82%) Wireless
11 6 (0.82%) WLAN
12 5 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.43%) Power BI
3 29 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.46%) Cosmos DB
10 17 (2.33%) MySQL
11 15 (2.05%) Big Data
12 14 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.37%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.37%) OLAP
16 9 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.23%) MariaDB
16 9 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 111 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.34%) JIRA
3 41 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.38%) Selenium
6 28 (3.83%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.19%) Maven
7 16 (2.19%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.64%) LSMW
9 10 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.37%) Gradle
9 10 (1.37%) webpack
10 9 (1.23%) Gatling
10 9 (1.23%) git-flow
10 9 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.09%) GitLab
11 8 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.96%) Grunt
12 7 (0.96%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 252 (34.47%) Finance
2 73 (9.99%) Banking
3 38 (5.20%) Marketing
4 31 (4.24%) Retail
5 27 (3.69%) Games
5 27 (3.69%) Legal
6 22 (3.01%) Back Office
7 19 (2.60%) Law
7 19 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.23%) Advertising
9 9 (1.23%) Front Office
10 7 (0.96%) Military
10 7 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.96%) Public Sector
10 7 (0.96%) Publishing
11 6 (0.82%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.55%) Billing
13 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 135 (18.47%) Developer
2 74 (10.12%) Analyst
3 66 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (5.75%) Senior Developer
5 31 (4.24%) Architect
6 30 (4.10%) .NET Developer
7 26 (3.56%) Delivery Manager
8 23 (3.15%) Azure Engineer
9 22 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 22 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (2.87%) Software Engineer
11 20 (2.74%) Business Analyst
11 20 (2.74%) C# Developer
12 19 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (2.60%) Project Manager
13 18 (2.46%) IT Analyst
14 17 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (2.19%) AWS Engineer
15 16 (2.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 16 (2.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.90%) .NET
2 54 (7.39%) CSS
3 49 (6.70%) HTML
4 43 (5.88%) Node.js
5 42 (5.75%) React
6 41 (5.61%) REST
7 36 (4.92%) RESTful
8 30 (4.10%) AngularJS
8 30 (4.10%) Web Services
9 27 (3.69%) Spring
10 26 (3.56%) .NET Framework
11 24 (3.28%) .NET Core
12 23 (3.15%) ASP.NET
13 19 (2.60%) JSON
13 19 (2.60%) SOAP
14 18 (2.46%) GraphQL
14 18 (2.46%) XML
15 16 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
15 16 (2.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 41 (5.61%) User Experience
5 29 (3.97%) Social Network
6 25 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.60%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.92%) FMCG
10 14 (1.92%) Tandem
11 12 (1.64%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.23%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.09%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
15 6 (0.82%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.68%) Blog
16 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.76%) Windows
2 56 (7.66%) Linux
3 35 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.56%) Windows 10
5 24 (3.28%) Unix
6 17 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.37%) Android
11 8 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.09%) VMS
12 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.55%) CentOS
14 4 (0.55%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (24.49%) DevOps
3 112 (15.32%) Scrum
4 107 (14.64%) TDD
5 95 (13.00%) Project Management
6 93 (12.72%) Test Automation
7 89 (12.18%) Microservices
8 75 (10.26%) Analytics
8 75 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 74 (10.12%) Mentoring
9 74 (10.12%) Software Engineering
10 68 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (9.03%) ITIL
12 65 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (8.34%) Coaching
14 60 (8.21%) BDD
15 59 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
17 56 (7.66%) Fintech
17 56 (7.66%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 131 (17.92%) JavaScript
2 112 (15.32%) SQL
3 111 (15.18%) C#
4 107 (14.64%) Java
5 82 (11.22%) Python
6 55 (7.52%) PowerShell
7 42 (5.75%) Go
8 30 (4.10%) Scala
9 29 (3.97%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.15%) C
11 21 (2.87%) TypeScript
12 16 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.19%) PHP
13 15 (2.05%) Java 8
13 15 (2.05%) Ruby
14 14 (1.92%) XPath
15 12 (1.64%) ABAP
15 12 (1.64%) SAPscript
16 11 (1.50%) C++
16 11 (1.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 69 (9.44%) Degree
2 18 (2.46%) CISSP
3 16 (2.19%) CISA
3 16 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.05%) CISM
4 15 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.50%) CCNA
8 9 (1.23%) MCP
8 9 (1.23%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.09%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.96%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.82%) CRISC
11 6 (0.82%) MCSA
12 5 (0.68%) CFA
12 5 (0.68%) MBA
13 4 (0.55%) GIAC
13 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.70%) QA
2 26 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.28%) SLA
4 14 (1.92%) GDPR
5 13 (1.78%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.50%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.96%) PMO
7 7 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 4 (0.55%) COBIT
10 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.27%) NIST
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 94 (12.86%) Docker
2 47 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.55%) XenApp
5 4 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.27%) Firmware
7 2 (0.27%) LXC
8 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 92 (12.59%) Kubernetes
2 54 (7.39%) Ansible
3 52 (7.11%) Terraform
4 50 (6.84%) Puppet
5 41 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.56%) Istio
7 22 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (1.92%) Kibana
8 14 (1.92%) Prometheus
9 13 (1.78%) SCCM
10 9 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (1.09%) Grafana
12 6 (0.82%) Consul
12 6 (0.82%) Marathon
12 6 (0.82%) Mesos
13 4 (0.55%) Automic
13 4 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.55%) logstash
14 3 (0.41%) Salt
14 3 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 147 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.34%) SAP
3 34 (4.65%) Oracle
4 28 (3.83%) Tableau
5 27 (3.69%) Cisco
6 21 (2.87%) Google
7 20 (2.74%) Splunk
8 19 (2.60%) Citrix
8 19 (2.60%) VMware
9 18 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.92%) HP
12 13 (1.78%) IBM
13 12 (1.64%) Foundry
14 11 (1.50%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.37%) Cadence
15 10 (1.37%) Juniper
16 9 (1.23%) Alteryx
16 9 (1.23%) Nokia
16 9 (1.23%) Sophos