Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +46 +33
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 205 180 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.76% 6.11% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 6.89% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 179 129 73
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,900 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 2678 2612 2905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.27% 88.60% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2203 2091 2349
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £29,275 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +20 118 £50,000 - 17
Abingdon -1 36 £60,000 - 6
Bicester +3 3 £33,500 -
Kidlington -5 3 £55,000 +2.80%
Banbury +10 1 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 100 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.46%) Test Automation
3 71 (34.63%) Java
4 67 (32.68%) Python
5 54 (26.34%) HTML
6 49 (23.90%) Microsoft
7 47 (22.93%) Degree
8 46 (22.44%) C#
9 45 (21.95%) JIRA
10 44 (21.46%) JavaScript
11 43 (20.98%) Linux
12 38 (18.54%) HTML5
13 37 (18.05%) .NET
13 37 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (17.56%) ASP.NET
14 36 (17.56%) Selenium
15 35 (17.07%) QA
16 34 (16.59%) C++
16 34 (16.59%) Windows
17 33 (16.10%) CSS
17 33 (16.10%) MVC
17 33 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (15.61%) NServiceBus
18 32 (15.61%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 32 (15.61%) Kendo UI
18 32 (15.61%) Microservices
18 32 (15.61%) SOLID
18 32 (15.61%) MCP
18 32 (15.61%) MCPD
19 30 (14.63%) SQL

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 (15.61%) NServiceBus
2 19 (9.27%) Confluence
3 16 (7.80%) Sitefinity
4 12 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.95%) FileNet
5 4 (1.95%) JBoss
6 3 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.98%) IIS
7 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.49%) InVision
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.90%) Slack
5 7 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.95%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (1.95%) Office 365
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.34%) Broadband
2 12 (5.85%) Firewall
3 7 (3.41%) Internet
4 6 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.93%) WAN
5 5 (2.44%) Network Security
5 5 (2.44%) SAN
6 4 (1.95%) DHCP
6 4 (1.95%) DNS
7 2 (0.98%) FTP
7 2 (0.98%) HTTP
7 2 (0.98%) LAN
7 2 (0.98%) NAS
7 2 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.98%) Skype
7 2 (0.98%) SMS
7 2 (0.98%) SMTP
7 2 (0.98%) SNMP
7 2 (0.98%) VPN
8 1 (0.49%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) SSDT
2 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.95%) Big Data
4 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (21.95%) JIRA
2 36 (17.56%) Selenium
3 33 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (10.73%) Jenkins
5 19 (9.27%) Cucumber
5 19 (9.27%) JUnit
6 17 (8.29%) Eclipse
7 16 (7.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (6.34%) JMeter
9 10 (4.88%) Git (software)
9 10 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (3.90%) GitLab
10 8 (3.90%) PyCharm
11 6 (2.93%) Maven
11 6 (2.93%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.46%) TestLink
12 3 (1.46%) TestRail
13 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (8.29%) Publishing
2 13 (6.34%) Games
3 8 (3.90%) Automotive
4 7 (3.41%) Legal
5 6 (2.93%) Finance
6 5 (2.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.95%) Back Office
7 4 (1.95%) Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Cantonese Language
7 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.95%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (27.80%) Developer
2 36 (17.56%) Senior Developer
3 32 (15.61%) Applications Developer
4 22 (10.73%) Analyst
5 20 (9.76%) Senior Applications Developer
6 17 (8.29%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Web Applications Developer
7 16 (7.80%) Web Developer
8 15 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.83%) QA Engineer
10 13 (6.34%) Consultant
11 12 (5.85%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 12 (5.85%) Senior Web Developer
12 11 (5.37%) Automation Test Lead
12 11 (5.37%) QA Analyst
12 11 (5.37%) Test Leader
13 10 (4.88%) Architect
13 10 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.34%) HTML
2 38 (18.54%) HTML5
3 37 (18.05%) .NET
4 36 (17.56%) ASP.NET
5 33 (16.10%) CSS
6 32 (15.61%) Kendo UI
7 27 (13.17%) Web Services
8 22 (10.73%) CSS3
9 18 (8.78%) REST
9 18 (8.78%) SOAP
10 17 (8.29%) Apache Camel
11 16 (7.80%) .NET Framework
11 16 (7.80%) Ajax
11 16 (7.80%) Entity Framework
12 12 (5.85%) Spring
12 12 (5.85%) XML
13 11 (5.37%) JSON
14 10 (4.88%) Middleware
15 8 (3.90%) EDI
15 8 (3.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.93%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.44%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.44%) Replication
5 4 (1.95%) AS400
5 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.95%) Spread Betting
6 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.46%) Life Science
6 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.98%) Clustering
7 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) Animation
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.98%) Linux
2 34 (16.59%) Windows
3 9 (4.39%) Unix
3 9 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.41%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.46%) Test Automation
3 33 (16.10%) MVC
4 32 (15.61%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 32 (15.61%) Microservices
4 32 (15.61%) SOLID
5 30 (14.63%) Mentoring
6 28 (13.66%) IT Strategy
7 24 (11.71%) Matrix Organization
8 23 (11.22%) ITIL
9 22 (10.73%) DevOps
9 22 (10.73%) Software Engineering
10 21 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (9.27%) Manual Testing
12 18 (8.78%) Acceptance Criteria
12 18 (8.78%) Behavioural Change
12 18 (8.78%) E-Commerce
13 17 (8.29%) Service Management
14 16 (7.80%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (7.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.63%) Java
2 67 (32.68%) Python
3 46 (22.44%) C#
4 44 (21.46%) JavaScript
5 34 (16.59%) C++
6 30 (14.63%) SQL
7 28 (13.66%) C
8 23 (11.22%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.83%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.88%) Korn
11 6 (2.93%) PHP
11 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.93%) Ruby
12 4 (1.95%) Perl
12 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.46%) Groovy
14 1 (0.49%) R
14 1 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (22.93%) Degree
2 37 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (15.61%) MCP
3 32 (15.61%) MCPD
4 5 (2.44%) GCFA
4 5 (2.44%) GCFE
4 5 (2.44%) GCIH
4 5 (2.44%) GREM
4 5 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.44%) MCSE
4 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.95%) PMP
6 3 (1.46%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.49%) APMP
7 1 (0.49%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.07%) QA
2 17 (8.29%) SLA
3 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.95%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (3.90%) Docker
2 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.90%) Kibana
1 8 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.90%) Puppet
1 8 (3.90%) SCCM
2 4 (1.95%) logstash
3 2 (0.98%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (23.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.76%) Sophos
3 19 (9.27%) SAP
4 11 (5.37%) Cisco
5 10 (4.88%) Talend
6 8 (3.90%) Oracle
6 8 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.90%) Splunk
7 7 (3.41%) Sun
8 6 (2.93%) Google
9 5 (2.44%) VMware
10 4 (1.95%) Citrix
10 4 (1.95%) IBM
10 4 (1.95%) Tableau
11 3 (1.46%) Avaya
11 3 (1.46%) Cadence
11 3 (1.46%) NetApp
11 3 (1.46%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.46%) Telerik
12 2 (0.98%) Juniper