Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 113 96
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17 +42
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1,105 807 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.76% 2.81% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.14% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 838 628 846
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.82% -5.50%
10th Percentile £32,850 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,188
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26,280 25,662 31,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.50% 89.31% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,711 21,143 26,719
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +19 370 £50,000 +10.25% 64
Hampshire +43 294 £62,500 +38.89% 45
Surrey +14 208 £55,000 - 29
Berkshire +10 157 £50,000 +11.11% 27
West Sussex +55 128 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Oxfordshire -17 120 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +45 96 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East Sussex +17 65 £50,000 - 13
Kent +18 29 £41,500 -38.52% 26
Middlesex +14 6 £70,000 +17.65%
Sussex - 5 £95,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 406 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (20.63%) Finance
3 201 (18.19%) Problem-Solving
4 195 (17.65%) Degree
5 186 (16.83%) Project Management
6 185 (16.74%) C#
6 185 (16.74%) ITIL
7 184 (16.65%) SQL
7 184 (16.65%) Microsoft
8 182 (16.47%) Scrum
9 173 (15.66%) Java
10 166 (15.02%) Test Automation
11 164 (14.84%) .NET
12 147 (13.30%) QA
13 145 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 139 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
14 139 (12.58%) JavaScript
15 128 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
16 119 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
17 117 (10.59%) SDLC
18 114 (10.32%) SQL Server
19 110 (9.95%) Management Information System
20 107 (9.68%) HTML
21 106 (9.59%) Service Delivery
21 106 (9.59%) BDD
22 103 (9.32%) JIRA
23 100 (9.05%) Oracle
24 99 (8.96%) Windows
25 97 (8.78%) TDD
26 95 (8.60%) Python

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 82 (7.42%) Confluence
2 56 (5.07%) CMS
3 26 (2.35%) Apache
4 25 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.17%) JBoss
6 21 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.00%) IIS
9 10 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.72%) WordPress
11 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.54%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.45%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.45%) SAP Portal
13 5 (0.45%) SAS
14 4 (0.36%) MTS
14 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.090%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.63%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.45%) Primavera
4 5 (0.45%) SAP PS
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.36%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.27%) SAP Bank Analyzer
6 3 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 145 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (6.79%) SaaS
4 74 (6.70%) Office 365
5 69 (6.24%) PaaS
6 59 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (5.34%) IaaS
7 23 (2.08%) GitHub
8 16 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
9 9 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.54%) npm
12 5 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.07%) Firewall
2 44 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 36 (3.26%) Internet
4 32 (2.90%) LAN
5 27 (2.44%) WAN
6 26 (2.35%) Software-Defined Networking
7 25 (2.26%) DNS
8 23 (2.08%) DHCP
9 19 (1.72%) VoIP
10 17 (1.54%) Network Security
11 16 (1.45%) SAN
12 12 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (1.00%) NAS
14 10 (0.90%) VPN
15 9 (0.81%) FCoE
15 9 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (0.81%) Intranet
15 9 (0.81%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.81%) Skype
15 9 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.06%) MySQL
3 33 (2.99%) Big Data
4 26 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 20 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
10 19 (1.72%) SAP HANA
10 19 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.54%) Power BI
11 17 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
15 8 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 103 (9.32%) JIRA
2 93 (8.42%) Selenium
3 75 (6.79%) Git (software)
4 74 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 36 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 35 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 35 (3.17%) SpecFlow
7 32 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 32 (2.90%) Subversion
8 30 (2.71%) JUnit
9 27 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 27 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 26 (2.35%) Maven
11 20 (1.81%) WebDriver
12 18 (1.63%) HP UFT
13 17 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.36%) Bitbucket
15 15 (1.36%) Gerrit
15 15 (1.36%) JMeter
General
1 228 (20.63%) Finance
2 82 (7.42%) Marketing
3 62 (5.61%) Retail
4 47 (4.25%) Legal
5 23 (2.08%) Billing
6 22 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.90%) Games
8 20 (1.81%) Banking
9 19 (1.72%) Law
10 18 (1.63%) Back Office
10 18 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.09%) Electronics
12 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.63%) Publishing
14 6 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.36%) Automotive
17 3 (0.27%) Front Office
18 2 (0.18%) Advertising
18 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 202 (18.28%) Developer
2 170 (15.38%) Analyst
3 90 (8.14%) Architect
4 76 (6.88%) IT Manager
5 68 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 56 (5.07%) .NET Developer
6 56 (5.07%) C# Developer
7 52 (4.71%) Test Analyst
8 49 (4.43%) Software Developer
9 43 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
11 39 (3.53%) Service Manager
12 38 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 36 (3.26%) Automation Test Analyst
14 35 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
15 34 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement Manager
16 31 (2.81%) Web Developer
17 28 (2.53%) Software Analyst
18 27 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
19 25 (2.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (14.84%) .NET
2 107 (9.68%) HTML
3 94 (8.51%) CSS
4 91 (8.24%) Web Services
5 73 (6.61%) AngularJS
6 60 (5.43%) jQuery
7 56 (5.07%) .NET Framework
8 52 (4.71%) REST
9 46 (4.16%) JSON
10 42 (3.80%) XML
11 36 (3.26%) SOAP
12 33 (2.99%) ASP.NET
12 33 (2.99%) HTML5
13 32 (2.90%) Gherkin
14 31 (2.81%) React
15 30 (2.71%) J2EE
16 29 (2.62%) WCF
17 25 (2.26%) Spring
18 24 (2.17%) Entity Framework
18 24 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 91 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 63 (5.70%) Mobile App
5 61 (5.52%) Data Centre
6 43 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.99%) Social Media
10 20 (1.81%) User Experience
11 17 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.45%) PMI
13 15 (1.36%) CESG
13 15 (1.36%) Internet of Things
13 15 (1.36%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.18%) Fintech
15 12 (1.09%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.00%) Replication
17 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
18 9 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.96%) Windows
2 74 (6.70%) Linux
3 33 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 26 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.08%) Unix
7 17 (1.54%) Android
8 13 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.27%) CentOS
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
14 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (18.19%) Problem-Solving
3 186 (16.83%) Project Management
4 185 (16.74%) ITIL
5 182 (16.47%) Scrum
6 166 (15.02%) Test Automation
7 119 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (10.59%) SDLC
9 106 (9.59%) BDD
9 106 (9.59%) Service Delivery
10 97 (8.78%) TDD
11 95 (8.60%) DevOps
12 94 (8.51%) CRM
13 92 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 92 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 90 (8.14%) Coaching
15 89 (8.05%) Service Management
16 82 (7.42%) Information Security
17 80 (7.24%) Change Management
18 78 (7.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 185 (16.74%) C#
2 184 (16.65%) SQL
3 173 (15.66%) Java
4 139 (12.58%) JavaScript
5 95 (8.60%) Python
6 59 (5.34%) C++
7 33 (2.99%) PHP
8 29 (2.62%) T-SQL
9 28 (2.53%) Ruby
10 25 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.26%) C
11 24 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 20 (1.81%) Perl
12 20 (1.81%) Scala
13 19 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.18%) Java 8
17 9 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 195 (17.65%) Degree
2 54 (4.89%) ISTQB
3 50 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 48 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (3.71%) ISEB
6 40 (3.62%) MCSE
7 38 (3.44%) SC Cleared
8 24 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.72%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.36%) MCITP
11 14 (1.27%) CCNA
12 13 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.09%) CEH
14 11 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (1.00%) Master's Degree
14 11 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.90%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (13.30%) QA
2 66 (5.97%) SLA
3 43 (3.89%) GDPR
4 40 (3.62%) Data Quality
5 28 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.54%) PMO
7 13 (1.18%) ISO 9001
8 12 (1.09%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.63%) GAMP
10 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.45%) DO-160
11 5 (0.45%) DO-254
12 4 (0.36%) COBIT
12 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.27%) IFRS
13 3 (0.27%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.18%) NEBOSH
15 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 85 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 56 (5.07%) Docker
3 44 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 21 (1.90%) vSphere
6 21 (1.90%) XenApp
6 21 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.81%) Samba
8 3 (0.27%) ACF2
8 3 (0.27%) Firmware
8 3 (0.27%) KVM
8 3 (0.27%) RACF
9 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (4.43%) Puppet
2 39 (3.53%) Ansible
3 28 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.90%) SCCM
5 18 (1.63%) Kubernetes
6 16 (1.45%) Terraform
7 9 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (0.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 8 (0.72%) vRealize
9 6 (0.54%) Packer
10 4 (0.36%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.18%) SnapMirror
12 2 (0.18%) SnapVault
12 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.18%) vMotion
13 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 184 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.05%) Oracle
3 89 (8.05%) SAP
4 81 (7.33%) VMware
5 60 (5.43%) ServiceNow
6 46 (4.16%) Cisco
7 36 (3.26%) HP
8 34 (3.08%) Citrix
9 25 (2.26%) Dynatrace
10 24 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.72%) Pega
12 18 (1.63%) SolarWinds
13 16 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.45%) Sony
14 15 (1.36%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.36%) Sitecore
15 13 (1.18%) Google
15 13 (1.18%) NetApp
15 13 (1.18%) Snow
15 13 (1.18%) TIBCO