The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 31 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.16% 5.82% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 6.17% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 9
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £38,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 238 373 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 94.82% 94.43% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 149 256 242
Median salary £48,500 £59,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.48% +32.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Luton

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Luton

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Luton over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Luton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Waterfall
3 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) SDLC
5 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 10 (33.33%) Marketing
6 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (26.67%) JIRA
7 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (20.00%) CRM
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) ISEB
9 6 (20.00%) Bugzilla
9 6 (20.00%) JMeter
9 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Test Management
9 6 (20.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.00%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) Selenium

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 4 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (20.00%) JMeter
2 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Testopia
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) IT Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Head of Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Head of Customer Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Head of Digital
4 4 (13.33%) Head of Digital Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum Master
5 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Change Manager
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Change Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Marketing Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (13.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Waterfall
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (36.67%) SDLC
5 10 (33.33%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Contract Management
8 6 (20.00%) Data Transformation
8 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 6 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) Line Management
8 6 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Python
1 4 (13.33%) R
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) PMO
3 1 (3.33%) COSO
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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