Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Continual Improvement
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 103 119
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1011 1047 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.28% 2.99% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.42% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 799 735 803
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26949 30583 37028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.48% 87.45% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22185 25384 30618
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -3 434 £50,000 - 48
Surrey +30 211 £57,500 +21.05% 25
Oxfordshire +9 203 £52,500 +5.00% 33
Hampshire +17 189 £42,500 -5.56% 21
Berkshire -37 166 £50,000 - 7
West Sussex +5 74 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +20 65 £40,000 -12.09% 8
East Sussex +5 53 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Kent +30 42 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Middlesex +9 6 £74,750 +42.38%
Sussex -7 4 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

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

1 429 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (23.05%) Microsoft
3 208 (20.57%) C#
4 201 (19.88%) .NET
5 198 (19.58%) Finance
6 188 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 152 (15.03%) JavaScript
8 149 (14.74%) Degree
9 147 (14.54%) ITIL
10 146 (14.44%) Mentoring
11 145 (14.34%) SQL Server
11 145 (14.34%) Project Management
12 140 (13.85%) Scrum
13 137 (13.55%) HTML
14 133 (13.16%) SQL
15 131 (12.96%) Windows
16 130 (12.86%) Java
17 120 (11.87%) DevOps
18 118 (11.67%) QA
19 117 (11.57%) Python
20 105 (10.39%) Configuration Management
20 105 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
21 102 (10.09%) Coaching
22 100 (9.89%) CSS
23 95 (9.40%) Linux
23 95 (9.40%) JIRA
24 93 (9.20%) SAP
25 90 (8.90%) Service Management
25 90 (8.90%) Web Services
26 88 (8.70%) ASP.NET

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (3.46%) Confluence
2 32 (3.17%) NServiceBus
3 31 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.98%) IIS
4 20 (1.98%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.58%) Sitefinity
6 12 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.79%) JBoss
9 6 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.49%) Apache
10 5 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.40%) CMS
11 4 (0.40%) Drupal
11 4 (0.40%) FileNet
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.099%) InVision
Business Applications
1 42 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.09%) SAP CO
3 11 (1.09%) SAP FI
3 11 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.89%) SAP EWM
5 8 (0.79%) SAP SCM
6 6 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.49%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.49%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.40%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.40%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.30%) SAP PS
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.20%) Primavera
10 2 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.65%) SaaS
4 33 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (3.26%) Office 365
5 22 (2.18%) PaaS
6 16 (1.58%) IaaS
7 13 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.99%) Slack
9 8 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
11 6 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.49%) Serverless
13 4 (0.40%) GitHub
13 4 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.099%) G Suite
14 1 (0.099%) Google Play
14 1 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.67%) Firewall
1 27 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.08%) VPN
3 20 (1.98%) Network Security
4 18 (1.78%) LAN
5 17 (1.68%) WAN
6 16 (1.58%) DHCP
7 15 (1.48%) DNS
7 15 (1.48%) SAN
8 14 (1.38%) VoIP
9 12 (1.19%) Broadband
9 12 (1.19%) Internet
10 11 (1.09%) VLAN
11 9 (0.89%) SSL
12 8 (0.79%) BGP
12 8 (0.79%) HTTP
12 8 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.69%) IPsec
14 6 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (2.37%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.27%) MySQL
4 19 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.68%) Power BI
7 16 (1.58%) SSDT
8 14 (1.38%) Big Data
9 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.89%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.69%) Biml
11 7 (0.69%) HDInsight
12 6 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 95 (9.40%) JIRA
2 79 (7.81%) Selenium
3 65 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 63 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 41 (4.06%) Cucumber
7 26 (2.57%) JUnit
8 25 (2.47%) MSBuild
9 22 (2.18%) Eclipse
9 22 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (1.78%) LSMW
11 17 (1.68%) Subversion
11 17 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 15 (1.48%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.48%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.38%) eCATT
14 13 (1.29%) JMeter
15 11 (1.09%) Maven
15 11 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 198 (19.58%) Finance
2 68 (6.73%) Retail
3 36 (3.56%) Marketing
4 33 (3.26%) Publishing
5 29 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.58%) Games
8 15 (1.48%) Legal
9 13 (1.29%) Banking
9 13 (1.29%) Billing
9 13 (1.29%) Electronics
10 12 (1.19%) Automotive
11 10 (0.99%) Swedish Language
12 8 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.49%) Advertising
13 5 (0.49%) Back Office
13 5 (0.49%) Local Government
14 4 (0.40%) Cantonese Language
14 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (20.77%) Developer
2 93 (9.20%) Analyst
3 70 (6.92%) Consultant
4 66 (6.53%) Senior Developer
5 56 (5.54%) C# Developer
6 55 (5.44%) .NET Developer
7 50 (4.95%) Architect
8 49 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 45 (4.45%) Development Manager
10 43 (4.25%) IT Manager
11 42 (4.15%) Test Engineer
12 38 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
13 36 (3.56%) Applications Developer
14 35 (3.46%) Project Manager
15 33 (3.26%) .NET Development Manager
16 31 (3.07%) Lead Developer
16 31 (3.07%) Test Automation Engineer
17 30 (2.97%) Business Analyst
18 28 (2.77%) Web Developer
19 26 (2.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (19.88%) .NET
2 137 (13.55%) HTML
3 100 (9.89%) CSS
4 90 (8.90%) Web Services
5 88 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 72 (7.12%) jQuery
7 61 (6.03%) .NET Framework
8 58 (5.74%) HTML5
9 49 (4.85%) AngularJS
9 49 (4.85%) REST
10 38 (3.76%) SOAP
11 34 (3.36%) XML
12 33 (3.26%) CSS3
13 32 (3.17%) Kendo UI
13 32 (3.17%) RESTful
14 27 (2.67%) EDI
14 27 (2.67%) Spring
15 23 (2.27%) Entity Framework
15 23 (2.27%) Middleware
16 22 (2.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 32 (3.17%) iPad
6 31 (3.07%) User Experience
7 21 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 21 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 14 (1.38%) Fintech
11 12 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
12 10 (0.99%) LIMS
13 9 (0.89%) FMCG
13 9 (0.89%) NHS
14 8 (0.79%) Clustering
14 8 (0.79%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 131 (12.96%) Windows
2 95 (9.40%) Linux
3 47 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.97%) Unix
5 24 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.49%) CentOS
9 5 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.40%) Android
11 3 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.099%) HPUX
13 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (18.60%) Test Automation
3 147 (14.54%) ITIL
4 146 (14.44%) Mentoring
5 145 (14.34%) Project Management
6 140 (13.85%) Scrum
7 120 (11.87%) DevOps
8 105 (10.39%) Configuration Management
9 102 (10.09%) Coaching
10 90 (8.90%) Service Management
11 87 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (8.51%) MVC
13 85 (8.41%) TDD
14 79 (7.81%) Microservices
15 74 (7.32%) E-Commerce
16 72 (7.12%) Process Improvement
17 71 (7.02%) BDD
18 70 (6.92%) CRM
19 69 (6.82%) Line Management
20 64 (6.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 208 (20.57%) C#
2 152 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 133 (13.16%) SQL
4 130 (12.86%) Java
5 117 (11.57%) Python
6 60 (5.93%) C
6 60 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 44 (4.35%) C++
8 39 (3.86%) VB.NET
9 36 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 28 (2.77%) Shell Script
11 27 (2.67%) Perl
11 27 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.27%) ABAP
13 18 (1.78%) Ruby
14 16 (1.58%) PHP
15 12 (1.19%) ES6
15 12 (1.19%) R
16 10 (0.99%) Korn
17 8 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (14.74%) Degree
2 65 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (3.36%) MCP
6 33 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (3.17%) MCPD
8 26 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (2.37%) ISTQB
10 20 (1.98%) Master's Degree
11 16 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.58%) CISSP
12 15 (1.48%) ISEB
13 10 (0.99%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.89%) CCNA
14 9 (0.89%) MCSE
14 9 (0.89%) PMP
15 7 (0.69%) CCNP
15 7 (0.69%) CISM
16 6 (0.59%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (11.67%) QA
2 73 (7.22%) SLA
3 26 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.68%) PMO
5 9 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.69%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.59%) GDPR
8 6 (0.59%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.49%) COBIT
10 4 (0.40%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.40%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.099%) TickIT
System Software
1 58 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.96%) vSphere
4 27 (2.67%) Docker
5 8 (0.79%) XenApp
6 5 (0.49%) vCloud
6 5 (0.49%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.099%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.099%) UAG
9 1 (0.099%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (3.56%) SCCM
2 24 (2.37%) Puppet
3 17 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.99%) Ansible
6 8 (0.79%) Kibana
7 4 (0.40%) logstash
7 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.30%) SCOM
8 3 (0.30%) WSUS
9 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.099%) Netcool
10 1 (0.099%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.099%) Terraform
10 1 (0.099%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.099%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 233 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.20%) SAP
3 80 (7.91%) VMware
4 59 (5.84%) Cisco
5 44 (4.35%) Oracle
6 28 (2.77%) HP
7 20 (1.98%) Sophos
8 16 (1.58%) Intel
9 13 (1.29%) Citrix
10 12 (1.19%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.09%) Avaya
11 11 (1.09%) NetApp
11 11 (1.09%) Talend
12 10 (0.99%) Sage
13 9 (0.89%) Juniper
13 9 (0.89%) Splunk
14 8 (0.79%) Google
14 8 (0.79%) IBM
15 7 (0.69%) Dell