Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 89 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +72
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 65 68 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.15% 2.77% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.20% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 100 67
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -14.15%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,025 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -9.09%

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 1,869 2,123 2,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 90.51% 86.58% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 1,718 2,206
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.63% -3.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,160 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% -

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 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 27 (41.54%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) Coaching
3 15 (23.08%) Finance
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) Banking
4 13 (20.00%) Windows
4 13 (20.00%) Degree
5 12 (18.46%) Puppet
5 12 (18.46%) Ansible
6 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (16.92%) C#
6 11 (16.92%) .NET
6 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
7 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (15.38%) TDD
7 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.38%) QA
8 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) WAN
8 9 (13.85%) Java
8 9 (13.85%) Linux
8 9 (13.85%) VMware
9 8 (12.31%) Unix
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.31%) DHCP
9 8 (12.31%) DNS
9 8 (12.31%) DevOps

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon Glacier
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon S3
2 7 (10.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.15%) Office 365
5 3 (4.62%) SaaS
6 2 (3.08%) IaaS
6 2 (3.08%) PaaS
7 1 (1.54%) Boomi
7 1 (1.54%) Force.com
7 1 (1.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) WAN
2 8 (12.31%) DHCP
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) FCoE
3 7 (10.77%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (10.77%) iSCSI
3 7 (10.77%) LAN
3 7 (10.77%) NAS
3 7 (10.77%) SAN
3 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.69%) Skype
4 5 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.15%) Power BI
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) JIRA
2 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) VersionOne
5 2 (3.08%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) GitLab
6 1 (1.54%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (10.77%) Analyst
1 7 (10.77%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (10.77%) Developer
1 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (10.77%) Service Manager
2 6 (9.23%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (6.15%) Incident Manager
3 4 (6.15%) Major Incident Manager
3 4 (6.15%) Scrum Master
3 4 (6.15%) Senior Scrum Master
3 4 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (4.62%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (4.62%) IT Manager
4 3 (4.62%) QA Leader
4 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.15%) Velocity
5 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET
5 3 (4.62%) Angular 2
5 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (4.62%) HTML
5 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (4.62%) Node.js
5 3 (4.62%) RequireJS
6 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.08%) jQuery
6 2 (3.08%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
7 1 (1.54%) OAuth
7 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Replication
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) PMI
2 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) Coaching
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
4 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
5 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (15.38%) TDD
6 9 (13.85%) BDD
6 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.31%) DevOps
8 7 (10.77%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (10.77%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.77%) Project Management
8 7 (10.77%) Service Management
8 7 (10.77%) Task Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (9.23%) Change Management
9 6 (9.23%) ITSM
9 6 (9.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) C#
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.77%) Perl
3 7 (10.77%) Python
3 7 (10.77%) Ruby
3 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) SQL
4 6 (9.23%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) PMBOK
3 2 (3.08%) PMO
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Samba
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Ansible
1 12 (18.46%) Puppet
2 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.77%) Terraform
3 7 (10.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Centrify
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.15%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.15%) Tableau
5 3 (4.62%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (4.62%) Blue Prism
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) UiPath
6 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Telerik