Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 118 98
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 49 43 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.01% 1.69% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.98% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 90
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,275 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 2,123 2,174 3,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.04% 85.59% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,793 1,699 2,678
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.45%) QA
3 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (18.37%) SDLC
4 9 (18.37%) User Stories
4 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
5 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.33%) Software Deployment
5 8 (16.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (16.33%) ISEB
5 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) C#
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (12.24%) Windows
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Retail
8 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
8 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification

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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) Maya
4 1 (2.04%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (2.04%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.20%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) Serverless
4 1 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) LAN
1 4 (8.16%) VLAN
1 4 (8.16%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) ADSL
2 2 (4.08%) Broadband
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.08%) RNC
3 1 (2.04%) Modbus
3 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.04%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.24%) Retail
4 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.12%) German Language
6 2 (4.08%) Arabic Language
7 1 (2.04%) Billing
7 1 (2.04%) Games
7 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 6 (12.24%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
2 4 (8.16%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth
4 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
4 2 (4.08%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) ODBC
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Life Science
2 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.12%) PMI
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.04%) SCADA
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
3 2 (4.08%) HPUX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) SDLC
3 9 (18.37%) User Stories
4 8 (16.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.33%) Software Deployment
4 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making
5 5 (10.20%) ERP
5 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 4 (8.16%) PLM
6 4 (8.16%) Service Management
6 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) Perl
3 3 (6.12%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (16.33%) ISEB
4 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.08%) PMP
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.08%) RHCE
7 1 (2.04%) HNC
7 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) PMO
3 3 (6.12%) SLA
4 2 (4.08%) COBIT
5 1 (2.04%) GDPR
5 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Capita
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Amdocs
4 2 (4.08%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Nokia
4 2 (4.08%) Remedy
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) Splunk
4 2 (4.08%) Telerik
5 1 (2.04%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau