Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 49 31
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 +60
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 121 144 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.30% 5.25% 8.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 5.81% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 124 126 200
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £31,475
90th Percentile £75,325 £76,875 £60,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,539 2,477 2,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.23% 90.24% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,228 2,042 2,214
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Oxford -39 58 £50,000 - 9
Abingdon +16 24 £50,000 -31.03% 4
Banbury +21 4 £40,500 - 1
Kidlington -3 2 £63,000 -25.00% 1
Burford - 2 £67,500 -
Wallingford - 2 £51,250 -
Wantage - 1 £42,500 -
Witney - 1 £50,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 83 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Scrum
3 45 (37.19%) SQL
4 43 (35.54%) Test Automation
5 41 (33.88%) Java
6 38 (31.40%) QA
7 33 (27.27%) Degree
8 32 (26.45%) Confluence
9 31 (25.62%) Jenkins
9 31 (25.62%) JIRA
9 31 (25.62%) C#
9 31 (25.62%) Python
10 30 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (22.31%) C++
12 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
12 27 (22.31%) Selenium
12 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (21.49%) API Testing
14 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (20.66%) Analytics
15 24 (19.83%) Software Engineering
16 23 (19.01%) Kanban
17 22 (18.18%) Change Management
17 22 (18.18%) Web Services
17 22 (18.18%) SDLC
18 21 (17.36%) Time Management
19 20 (16.53%) TDD
19 20 (16.53%) BDD
20 19 (15.70%) Integration Testing

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 32 (26.45%) Confluence
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.65%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.83%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.61%) IaaS
3 8 (6.61%) PaaS
3 8 (6.61%) SaaS
4 6 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Boomi
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.83%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Broadband
1 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
1 6 (4.96%) MPLS
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) BGP
3 3 (2.48%) Firewall
3 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.48%) IPv6
3 3 (2.48%) LAN
3 3 (2.48%) OSPF
3 3 (2.48%) VPLS
3 3 (2.48%) VPN
3 3 (2.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.83%) ATM
4 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.96%) Big Data
3 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.31%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.65%) MySQL
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) Jenkins
1 31 (25.62%) JIRA
2 27 (22.31%) Selenium
3 17 (14.05%) Cucumber
4 16 (13.22%) JUnit
4 16 (13.22%) SoapUI
5 13 (10.74%) Maven
6 9 (7.44%) GitLab
7 7 (5.79%) JMeter
7 7 (5.79%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.79%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.83%) Mocha
10 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.83%) Subversion
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Marketing
3 4 (3.31%) Games
4 3 (2.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) Analyst
2 27 (22.31%) Developer
3 25 (20.66%) Test Analyst
4 21 (17.36%) Automation Test Analyst
5 15 (12.40%) Software Developer
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 14 (11.57%) Software Analyst
7 13 (10.74%) Architect
8 11 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Test Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) QA Analyst
9 10 (8.26%) QA Automation Analyst
9 10 (8.26%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (7.44%) .NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) C# Developer
10 9 (7.44%) QA Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) Web Services
2 16 (13.22%) SOAP
3 12 (9.92%) .NET
3 12 (9.92%) HTML
4 11 (9.09%) CSS
4 11 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 9 (7.44%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.44%) JSON
6 6 (4.96%) Spring
7 5 (4.13%) .NET Core
7 5 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (4.13%) RESTful
7 5 (4.13%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.13%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (3.31%) OAuth
9 3 (2.48%) Node.js
9 3 (2.48%) React
9 3 (2.48%) RxJS
10 2 (1.65%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.44%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.96%) User Experience
4 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Scrum
3 43 (35.54%) Test Automation
4 29 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (21.49%) API Testing
7 25 (20.66%) Analytics
8 24 (19.83%) Software Engineering
9 23 (19.01%) Kanban
10 22 (18.18%) Change Management
10 22 (18.18%) SDLC
11 21 (17.36%) Time Management
12 20 (16.53%) BDD
12 20 (16.53%) TDD
13 19 (15.70%) Integration Testing
14 17 (14.05%) Data Analytics
14 17 (14.05%) Test Planning
14 17 (14.05%) Test Strategy
15 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
16 15 (12.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) SQL
2 41 (33.88%) Java
3 31 (25.62%) C#
3 31 (25.62%) Python
4 27 (22.31%) C++
4 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.13%) Java 8
6 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.48%) R
8 2 (1.65%) Go
8 2 (1.65%) Haskell
8 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.83%) ES6
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.48%) CCIE
3 3 (2.48%) CCNP
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.65%) CISSP
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.65%) PhD
4 2 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) MCPD
5 1 (0.83%) OCA
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (31.40%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Packer
1 5 (4.13%) Terraform
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (8.26%) Oracle
1 10 (8.26%) Talend
2 9 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.61%) SAP
4 7 (5.79%) Hyperion
5 6 (4.96%) Google
5 6 (4.96%) Siebel
6 4 (3.31%) Telerik
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco
7 3 (2.48%) Juniper
8 2 (1.65%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) Apple
9 1 (0.83%) Dell
9 1 (0.83%) Huawei
9 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.83%) Okta
9 1 (0.83%) Xamarin