Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +52
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 188 132 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.04% 4.91% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 5.56% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 158 76 153
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +18.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,375 £32,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £64,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 2,791 2,375 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 89.66% 88.39% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,332 1,894 2,474
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,525 £27,500 £27,575
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +6 85 £52,500 -8.70% 25
Abingdon -1 48 £60,000 +16.50%
Banbury +8 4 £57,500 +27.07% 2
Bicester - 4 £33,500 -
Kidlington - 3 £55,000 -
Thame - 1 £75,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 108 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (40.96%) Test Automation
3 56 (29.79%) Java
4 49 (26.06%) Python
5 42 (22.34%) C#
5 42 (22.34%) QA
6 37 (19.68%) Degree
7 36 (19.15%) Windows
7 36 (19.15%) Linux
8 35 (18.62%) JIRA
8 35 (18.62%) IT Strategy
9 34 (18.09%) Microsoft
10 33 (17.55%) SQL
10 33 (17.55%) Sophos
11 31 (16.49%) HTML
11 31 (16.49%) JavaScript
11 31 (16.49%) Matrix Organization
12 30 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (15.43%) C++
14 28 (14.89%) .NET
14 28 (14.89%) Selenium
15 26 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (13.83%) Confluence
16 25 (13.30%) User Stories
17 24 (12.77%) Acceptance Criteria
18 23 (12.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 23 (12.23%) Cucumber
18 23 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (12.23%) ITIL
18 23 (12.23%) MCP

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 26 (13.83%) Confluence
2 18 (9.57%) NServiceBus
3 16 (8.51%) Sitefinity
4 10 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.53%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.53%) InVision
1 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.26%) Slack
4 5 (2.66%) GitHub
5 3 (1.60%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.06%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) Broadband
2 7 (3.72%) Firewall
3 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.13%) Internet
4 4 (2.13%) SMS
5 3 (1.60%) WAN
6 2 (1.06%) DHCP
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (1.06%) FTP
6 2 (1.06%) HTTP
6 2 (1.06%) LAN
6 2 (1.06%) NAS
6 2 (1.06%) Network Security
6 2 (1.06%) SAN
6 2 (1.06%) SMTP
6 2 (1.06%) SNMP
6 2 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.53%) Junos
7 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.72%) SSDT
4 3 (1.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (18.62%) JIRA
2 28 (14.89%) Selenium
3 23 (12.23%) Cucumber
3 23 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (11.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (6.91%) JUnit
6 11 (5.85%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.85%) JMeter
7 10 (5.32%) HP UFT
7 10 (5.32%) LoadRunner
7 10 (5.32%) Zephyr
8 8 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.26%) GitLab
9 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.06%) Maven
11 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.53%) Subversion
11 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 16 (8.51%) Finance
2 14 (7.45%) Games
2 14 (7.45%) Publishing
3 12 (6.38%) Legal
4 4 (2.13%) Automotive
4 4 (2.13%) Marketing
4 4 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.60%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 43 (22.87%) Developer
2 30 (15.96%) Analyst
3 23 (12.23%) Applications Developer
4 20 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 17 (9.04%) Software Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (7.45%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.38%) Architect
7 12 (6.38%) QA Analyst
7 12 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Agile Test Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Automation Test Lead
8 10 (5.32%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 10 (5.32%) Principal Test Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Senior Applications Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.32%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.49%) HTML
2 28 (14.89%) .NET
3 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET
4 20 (10.64%) Web Services
5 18 (9.57%) HTML5
5 18 (9.57%) Kendo UI
6 16 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 16 (8.51%) Entity Framework
6 16 (8.51%) REST
7 15 (7.98%) CSS
7 15 (7.98%) XML
8 14 (7.45%) Apache Camel
9 12 (6.38%) JSON
9 12 (6.38%) SOAP
10 11 (5.85%) Gherkin
10 11 (5.85%) jQuery
11 10 (5.32%) Middleware
12 9 (4.79%) Spring
13 8 (4.26%) EDI
13 8 (4.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.79%) Spread Betting
5 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.19%) Replication
6 4 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.60%) Robotics
7 3 (1.60%) Tandem
8 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.15%) Linux
1 36 (19.15%) Windows
2 9 (4.79%) Unix
3 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (40.96%) Test Automation
3 35 (18.62%) IT Strategy
4 31 (16.49%) Matrix Organization
5 25 (13.30%) User Stories
6 24 (12.77%) Acceptance Criteria
7 23 (12.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 23 (12.23%) ITIL
7 23 (12.23%) TDD
8 22 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (11.70%) Risk Management
9 20 (10.64%) BDD
9 20 (10.64%) Project Management
9 20 (10.64%) Service Management
9 20 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 19 (10.11%) Behavioural Change
11 18 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.57%) Microservices
11 18 (9.57%) Open Source
11 18 (9.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.79%) Java
2 49 (26.06%) Python
3 42 (22.34%) C#
4 33 (17.55%) SQL
5 31 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 29 (15.43%) C++
7 15 (7.98%) C
8 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.32%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.79%) Perl
10 4 (2.13%) PHP
11 2 (1.06%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) Degree
2 26 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (12.23%) MCP
3 23 (12.23%) MCPD
4 15 (7.98%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.60%) CISA
6 3 (1.60%) CISM
6 3 (1.60%) CISSP
6 3 (1.60%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.60%) MCITP
6 3 (1.60%) MCSE
6 3 (1.60%) PMP
7 2 (1.06%) CCNP
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CCIE
8 1 (0.53%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (22.34%) QA
2 18 (9.57%) SLA
3 13 (6.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (5.32%) SSAE 16
5 3 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.60%) GDPR
5 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (5.85%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.26%) Puppet
2 4 (2.13%) Kibana
2 4 (2.13%) logstash
2 4 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.55%) Sophos
3 20 (10.64%) SAP
4 10 (5.32%) HP
4 10 (5.32%) Micro Focus
5 8 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.19%) Cisco
7 4 (2.13%) Splunk
7 4 (2.13%) Telerik
8 3 (1.60%) Avaya
8 3 (1.60%) Cadence
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) Juniper
8 3 (1.60%) Pega
8 3 (1.60%) Talend
8 3 (1.60%) webMethods
9 2 (1.06%) Google
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle
10 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds