Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 56 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 -34 +63
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 140 129 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.65% 4.68% 10.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 5.19% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 132 98 269
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,375 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £76,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -11.43%

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 2,742 2,484 2,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 91.13% 90.07% 88.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,423 2,061 2,205
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -7.61% +8.24%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £68,000
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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -20 62 £50,000 -16.67% 18
Abingdon +4 25 £45,000 -12.62% 7
Wallingford -12 7 £51,250 +62.70% 2
Banbury +16 5 £57,500 +41.98%
Thame - 3 £77,500 - 1
Burford - 2 £67,500 - 2
Kidlington +1 1 £62,500 -25.60% 2
Wantage - 1 £42,500 - 2
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 79 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 43 (30.71%) QA
4 36 (25.71%) Scrum
4 36 (25.71%) Java
5 33 (23.57%) SQL
6 32 (22.86%) JIRA
6 32 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (22.14%) Confluence
8 30 (21.43%) Selenium
9 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (18.57%) Change Management
11 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 24 (17.14%) BDD
12 23 (16.43%) Python
12 23 (16.43%) Degree
13 22 (15.71%) C#
13 22 (15.71%) Project Management
13 22 (15.71%) Cucumber
13 22 (15.71%) Kanban
13 22 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (15.00%) API Testing
14 21 (15.00%) Finance
14 21 (15.00%) C++
15 20 (14.29%) TDD
16 19 (13.57%) Test Strategy
16 19 (13.57%) Analytics
17 18 (12.86%) Jenkins

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 31 (22.14%) Confluence
2 3 (2.14%) JBoss
3 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.43%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.43%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.71%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) SaaS
4 7 (5.00%) GitHub
4 7 (5.00%) IaaS
4 7 (5.00%) PaaS
5 6 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.71%) Boomi
8 1 (0.71%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) BGP
1 6 (4.29%) Ethernet
1 6 (4.29%) Firewall
1 6 (4.29%) IPv6
1 6 (4.29%) MPLS
1 6 (4.29%) OSPF
1 6 (4.29%) SMS
1 6 (4.29%) VPLS
2 4 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) Broadband
4 1 (0.71%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) SSDT
3 5 (3.57%) Big Data
4 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.71%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 32 (22.86%) JIRA
2 30 (21.43%) Selenium
3 22 (15.71%) Cucumber
4 18 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 16 (11.43%) JUnit
6 14 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 10 (7.14%) JMeter
7 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.43%) HP UFT
8 9 (6.43%) LoadRunner
8 9 (6.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (6.43%) WebDriver
8 9 (6.43%) Zephyr
9 7 (5.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.14%) Maven
10 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.43%) GitLab
11 2 (1.43%) Subversion
12 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (15.00%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Marketing
3 12 (8.57%) Legal
4 5 (3.57%) Back Office
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.43%) Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Analyst
2 34 (24.29%) Test Analyst
3 30 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 28 (20.00%) Developer
5 17 (12.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 17 (12.14%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (12.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 15 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 14 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 13 (9.29%) Architect
8 13 (9.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (8.57%) Test Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) QA Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (6.43%) .NET Applications Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Applications Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Principal Test Analyst
11 9 (6.43%) QA Analyst
11 9 (6.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.86%) Gherkin
2 17 (12.14%) .NET
2 17 (12.14%) Web Services
3 15 (10.71%) SOAP
4 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.00%) WinForms
6 6 (4.29%) HTML
7 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.86%) CSS
7 4 (2.86%) JSON
7 4 (2.86%) XML
8 3 (2.14%) .NET Core
8 3 (2.14%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.14%) OAuth
8 3 (2.14%) React
8 3 (2.14%) RxJS
8 3 (2.14%) Spring
9 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.43%) Dojo
9 2 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Robotics
6 2 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.43%) Tandem
6 2 (1.43%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) CentOS
3 2 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 36 (25.71%) Scrum
4 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (18.57%) Change Management
6 24 (17.14%) BDD
7 22 (15.71%) Kanban
7 22 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (15.71%) Project Management
8 21 (15.00%) API Testing
9 20 (14.29%) TDD
10 19 (13.57%) Analytics
10 19 (13.57%) Test Strategy
11 18 (12.86%) Integration Testing
12 17 (12.14%) ERP
12 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
12 17 (12.14%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (11.43%) Test Planning
14 15 (10.71%) Process Improvement
15 14 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.71%) Java
2 33 (23.57%) SQL
3 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.43%) Python
5 22 (15.71%) C#
6 21 (15.00%) C++
7 10 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.43%) C
8 2 (1.43%) Go
8 2 (1.43%) Haskell
8 2 (1.43%) Perl
8 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.43%) R
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.71%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Degree
2 16 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.43%) MCP
3 9 (6.43%) MCPD
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.29%) CCIE
4 6 (4.29%) CCNP
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.57%) CEH
5 5 (3.57%) Postgraduate
6 4 (2.86%) CISSP
7 3 (2.14%) CISA
7 3 (2.14%) CISM
8 2 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.43%) PhD
9 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.71%) PMP
9 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (30.71%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) SLA
3 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.14%) GDPR
4 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.43%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Packer
2 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) HP
3 9 (6.43%) Micro Focus
3 9 (6.43%) SAP
4 8 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.00%) Hyperion
6 6 (4.29%) Cisco
6 6 (4.29%) Google
6 6 (4.29%) Juniper
6 6 (4.29%) Siebel
6 6 (4.29%) Sophos
7 5 (3.57%) Talend
8 3 (2.14%) Telerik
9 2 (1.43%) IBM
9 2 (1.43%) Pega
9 2 (1.43%) VMware
9 2 (1.43%) webMethods
10 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.71%) Xamarin