Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 136 156
Rank change year-on-year +34 +20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2,147 1,757 1,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.06% 2.47% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.73% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 1,394 1,348
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -2.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 64,280 64,377 75,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.58% 90.52% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51,279 54,857 63,801
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +15 379 £57,500 +4.55% 78
West London -14 92 £50,000 +5.26% 58
South London +18 63 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East London +13 33 £62,500 +31.58% 9
North London -10 22 £75,000 +38.89% 6
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 854 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (36.28%) Finance
3 413 (19.24%) SQL
4 364 (16.95%) ITIL
5 349 (16.26%) QA
6 347 (16.16%) Degree
7 346 (16.12%) Scrum
8 319 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
9 314 (14.63%) DevOps
9 314 (14.63%) Project Management
10 308 (14.35%) Change Management
11 307 (14.30%) Java
12 305 (14.21%) Asset Management
13 297 (13.83%) Banking
14 293 (13.65%) JavaScript
15 268 (12.48%) SQL Server
16 261 (12.16%) Test Automation
17 257 (11.97%) Software Engineering
18 255 (11.88%) Windows
19 254 (11.83%) C#
20 250 (11.64%) Microsoft
21 243 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
22 231 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
23 224 (10.43%) .NET
24 220 (10.25%) SDLC
25 197 (9.18%) Linux
26 196 (9.13%) Retail Banking
27 192 (8.94%) Information Security
28 182 (8.48%) TDD
29 180 (8.38%) Investment Banking

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 91 (4.24%) CMS
2 57 (2.65%) Apache
3 50 (2.33%) EPiServer
4 49 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 43 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 38 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (1.72%) Confluence
7 37 (1.72%) IIS
7 37 (1.72%) Skype for Business
8 35 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 28 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.75%) nginx
12 16 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.51%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.37%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.14%) InVision
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) UXPin
9 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (2.42%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.51%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.28%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.23%) SessionCam
5 5 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Endur
7 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 243 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (3.26%) SaaS
4 66 (3.07%) Office 365
5 60 (2.79%) GitHub
6 31 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (1.21%) Mimecast
9 24 (1.12%) OpenShift
10 23 (1.07%) Route 53
11 21 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (0.98%) npm
12 20 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (0.93%) Serverless
13 19 (0.88%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.88%) IaaS
14 16 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 12 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.59%) Firewall
2 60 (2.79%) Internet
3 46 (2.14%) WAN
4 44 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 43 (2.00%) SAN
6 39 (1.82%) HTTP
7 37 (1.72%) DNS
7 37 (1.72%) LDAP
7 37 (1.72%) Skype
8 35 (1.63%) Intranet
9 33 (1.54%) Network Security
9 33 (1.54%) Unified Communications
9 33 (1.54%) VPN
10 29 (1.35%) LAN
11 23 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (0.88%) DHCP
13 16 (0.75%) NAS
14 15 (0.70%) SMTP
15 14 (0.65%) SSH
16 13 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.01%) NoSQL
3 78 (3.63%) MySQL
4 65 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (2.98%) MongoDB
6 56 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 50 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (2.14%) Big Data
9 46 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 32 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 27 (1.26%) Couchbase
13 26 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
14 22 (1.02%) Event Store
14 22 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.75%) Redis
17 15 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 127 (5.92%) Jenkins
2 119 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 96 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (3.40%) JIRA
5 71 (3.31%) Selenium
6 66 (3.07%) JUnit
7 58 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 54 (2.52%) Maven
9 52 (2.42%) Subversion
10 48 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 35 (1.63%) TeamCity
13 32 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 30 (1.40%) gulp
15 28 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 25 (1.16%) Mocha
16 25 (1.16%) Protractor
17 24 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
18 22 (1.02%) Bower
18 22 (1.02%) Sinon.JS
General
1 779 (36.28%) Finance
2 297 (13.83%) Banking
3 196 (9.13%) Retail Banking
4 180 (8.38%) Investment Banking
5 148 (6.89%) Retail
6 147 (6.85%) Front Office
7 129 (6.01%) Marketing
8 113 (5.26%) Legal
9 82 (3.82%) Back Office
10 77 (3.59%) Law
11 67 (3.12%) Games
12 61 (2.84%) Telecoms
13 49 (2.28%) Financial Institution
14 27 (1.26%) Publishing
15 26 (1.21%) Manufacturing
16 21 (0.98%) Electronics
17 19 (0.88%) Advertising
18 13 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
19 12 (0.56%) Polish Language
20 10 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 422 (19.66%) Developer
2 223 (10.39%) Analyst
3 121 (5.64%) C# Developer
4 118 (5.50%) Architect
5 100 (4.66%) IT Manager
6 99 (4.61%) Java Developer
7 92 (4.29%) Consultant
8 78 (3.63%) Project Manager
8 78 (3.63%) Scrum Master
9 69 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
9 69 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 67 (3.12%) Service Manager
11 58 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 58 (2.70%) Software Engineer
11 58 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 52 (2.42%) Team Leader
13 48 (2.24%) Services Delivery Manager
13 48 (2.24%) Support Manager
14 47 (2.19%) IT Support
15 45 (2.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (10.43%) .NET
2 167 (7.78%) HTML
3 144 (6.71%) CSS
4 141 (6.57%) AngularJS
5 122 (5.68%) Web Services
6 102 (4.75%) REST
7 100 (4.66%) Spring
8 97 (4.52%) React
9 95 (4.42%) ASP.NET
9 95 (4.42%) HTML5
10 79 (3.68%) RESTful
11 75 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 66 (3.07%) XML
13 64 (2.98%) jQuery
14 60 (2.79%) Node.js
15 57 (2.65%) CSS3
16 53 (2.47%) Entity Framework
17 50 (2.33%) SOAP
18 47 (2.19%) J2EE
19 44 (2.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 319 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 145 (6.75%) User Experience
4 131 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 123 (5.73%) Fintech
6 106 (4.94%) Equities
7 71 (3.31%) Data Centre
8 63 (2.93%) Derivative
9 58 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (1.96%) Mobile App
11 38 (1.77%) iPad
11 38 (1.77%) Virtual Team
12 35 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 28 (1.30%) Fixed Income
14 27 (1.26%) Public Cloud
15 25 (1.16%) Blackberry
15 25 (1.16%) Clustering
16 23 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.98%) Client/Server
18 20 (0.93%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 255 (11.88%) Windows
2 197 (9.18%) Linux
3 88 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 73 (3.40%) Unix
5 70 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 43 (2.00%) Android
9 28 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.61%) CentOS
13 11 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.42%) AIX
15 9 (0.42%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.33%) Solaris
17 5 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (16.95%) ITIL
3 346 (16.12%) Scrum
4 314 (14.63%) DevOps
4 314 (14.63%) Project Management
5 308 (14.35%) Change Management
6 305 (14.21%) Asset Management
7 261 (12.16%) Test Automation
8 257 (11.97%) Software Engineering
9 231 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 220 (10.25%) SDLC
11 192 (8.94%) Information Security
12 182 (8.48%) TDD
13 180 (8.38%) Wealth Management
14 173 (8.06%) Service Delivery
15 170 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
16 161 (7.50%) Analytics
17 144 (6.71%) Coaching
17 144 (6.71%) User Stories
18 143 (6.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 413 (19.24%) SQL
2 307 (14.30%) Java
3 293 (13.65%) JavaScript
4 254 (11.83%) C#
5 105 (4.89%) Python
6 77 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 52 (2.42%) PHP
8 48 (2.24%) PL/SQL
8 48 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 47 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 45 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 44 (2.05%) Perl
12 42 (1.96%) C
12 42 (1.96%) Ruby
13 37 (1.72%) Groovy
14 30 (1.40%) ES6
15 28 (1.30%) Scala
16 27 (1.26%) VBScript
17 26 (1.21%) R
18 22 (1.02%) F#
Qualifications
1 347 (16.16%) Degree
2 89 (4.15%) CISSP
3 61 (2.84%) CISM
4 54 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
5 39 (1.82%) CISA
5 39 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 29 (1.35%) CEH
8 28 (1.30%) ISEB
9 26 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 25 (1.16%) Security Cleared
11 20 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.84%) PMP
13 17 (0.79%) SC Cleared
14 16 (0.75%) MCSE
15 14 (0.65%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.61%) APMG
17 12 (0.56%) Master's Degree
17 12 (0.56%) Siebel Certification
17 12 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (16.26%) QA
2 84 (3.91%) SLA
3 76 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (3.21%) PMO
5 35 (1.63%) COBIT
6 26 (1.21%) GDPR
7 22 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
8 21 (0.98%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.61%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.28%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
13 5 (0.23%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 2 (0.093%) SEPA
System Software
1 154 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 137 (6.38%) Docker
3 67 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.51%) DFS Replication
8 8 (0.37%) LXC
8 8 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.33%) XenApp
10 6 (0.28%) NFS
11 5 (0.23%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.23%) vSphere
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
13 3 (0.14%) iptables
14 2 (0.093%) vCloud
14 2 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (5.22%) Ansible
2 65 (3.03%) Puppet
3 53 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (2.10%) Kubernetes
5 44 (2.05%) SCCM
6 29 (1.35%) Terraform
7 24 (1.12%) SCOM
7 24 (1.12%) SCOrch
8 23 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (0.88%) Simpana
10 17 (0.79%) vCenter Server
11 16 (0.75%) Nagios
12 15 (0.70%) Nessus
13 12 (0.56%) vRealize
14 11 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
14 11 (0.51%) Perfmon
15 10 (0.47%) Prometheus
16 8 (0.37%) Packer
16 8 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 250 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 170 (7.92%) Oracle
3 102 (4.75%) VMware
4 101 (4.70%) SAP
5 98 (4.56%) Cisco
6 93 (4.33%) HP
7 87 (4.05%) Cadence
8 64 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
9 52 (2.42%) hybris
10 45 (2.10%) Siebel
11 33 (1.54%) Sybase
12 32 (1.49%) OpenText
13 31 (1.44%) CheckPoint
13 31 (1.44%) Google
14 29 (1.35%) Sun
15 28 (1.30%) Citrix
16 24 (1.12%) Juniper
17 23 (1.07%) Apple
17 23 (1.07%) NetApp
18 22 (1.02%) Red Hat