Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 71 129
Rank change year-on-year -25 +58 -36
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 61 135 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.55% 3.87% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 4.42% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80 68 79
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £39,900 £37,000 £37,350
90th Percentile £59,275 £66,875 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -12.50%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2029 3057 4005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.97% 87.72% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2234 3124
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.71% -3.54%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Service Delivery
3 17 (27.87%) ITIL
4 14 (22.95%) CSS
4 14 (22.95%) HTML
4 14 (22.95%) Linux
4 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
5 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (21.31%) Degree
6 12 (19.67%) Windows
6 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (18.03%) SaaS
7 11 (18.03%) Python
7 11 (18.03%) Web Services
7 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 10 (16.39%) ITSM
8 10 (16.39%) QA
8 10 (16.39%) Java
8 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.39%) iPad
8 10 (16.39%) Time Management
9 9 (14.75%) Statistics
10 8 (13.11%) Change Management
10 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.11%) C#
10 8 (13.11%) Six Sigma
10 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.11%) RESTful
10 8 (13.11%) HTML5

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.03%) SaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) MPLS
2 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Informix
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Lead Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Lead Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Python Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.20%) AWS Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Compliance Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Governance Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Release Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Software Release Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) CSS
1 14 (22.95%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
3 8 (13.11%) CSS3
3 8 (13.11%) HTML5
3 8 (13.11%) RESTful
4 7 (11.48%) .NET
4 7 (11.48%) jQuery
5 6 (9.84%) Celery
5 6 (9.84%) Django
5 6 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (8.20%) Velocity
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.56%) REST
8 2 (3.28%) Spring
9 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.64%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) iPad
3 7 (11.48%) User Experience
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Public Cloud
4 5 (8.20%) Wiki
5 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.64%) PMI
7 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) HPUX
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Service Delivery
3 17 (27.87%) ITIL
4 11 (18.03%) Scrum
5 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.39%) ITSM
5 10 (16.39%) Time Management
6 9 (14.75%) Statistics
7 8 (13.11%) Change Management
7 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.11%) Front End Development
7 8 (13.11%) Six Sigma
7 8 (13.11%) User Stories
8 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) Service Management
8 7 (11.48%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.84%) E-Procurement
9 6 (9.84%) Process Improvement
9 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Python
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) C#
3 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) AWS Certification
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.92%) CCNA
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.64%) CEH
5 1 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 7 (11.48%) SLA
3 5 (8.20%) COBIT
4 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) vSphere
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Netcool
2 1 (1.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
2 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) F5
2 4 (6.56%) HP
2 4 (6.56%) Juniper
2 4 (6.56%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 3 (4.92%) NetApp
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase
4 1 (1.64%) Zoho