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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / South East
Rank 101 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 415 709 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.82% 3.70% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 4.25% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 291 527 402
Median salary £51,250 £46,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.21% -11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12651 16697 17471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.00% 87.11% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10374 14092 13940
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 128 £55,000 +37.50% 17
Berkshire -32 78 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hampshire +10 64 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Oxfordshire -39 59 £45,000 - 34
Buckinghamshire +39 36 £45,000 -19.28% 4
West Sussex -17 26 £37,500 -21.05% 10
Kent +22 17 £36,250 +11.53% 1
East Sussex -31 10 £45,250 +0.55% 2
Middlesex +4 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 306 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (26.68%) Finance
3 171 (19.17%) Degree
4 163 (18.27%) Microsoft
5 136 (15.25%) ITIL
6 119 (13.34%) Java
7 118 (13.23%) Project Management
8 112 (12.56%) C#
8 112 (12.56%) Scrum
9 108 (12.11%) Windows
10 102 (11.43%) .NET
11 99 (11.10%) QA
11 99 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
12 88 (9.87%) Coaching
13 83 (9.30%) Mentoring
13 83 (9.30%) MS Excel
13 83 (9.30%) TDD
14 80 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 76 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
16 75 (8.41%) CRM
17 74 (8.30%) SQL
18 70 (7.85%) Linux
19 69 (7.74%) JavaScript
19 69 (7.74%) SQL Server
19 69 (7.74%) Service Delivery
19 69 (7.74%) Management Information System
20 68 (7.62%) Configuration Management
21 65 (7.29%) Telecoms
22 59 (6.61%) Change Management
22 59 (6.61%) Line Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 56 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.57%) IIS
5 12 (1.35%) Apache
6 11 (1.23%) WordPress
7 10 (1.12%) JBoss
8 9 (1.01%) Confluence
9 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.90%) CMS
9 8 (0.90%) Drupal
9 8 (0.90%) nginx
10 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.91%) MS Office
3 14 (1.57%) MS Project
4 9 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.46%) SAP HCM
3 12 (1.35%) SAP HR
4 8 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.56%) Primavera
6 4 (0.45%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.22%) HFM
8 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.22%) SAP QM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.11%) Magento
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.47%) SaaS
4 16 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
5 14 (1.57%) IaaS
5 14 (1.57%) Office 365
6 13 (1.46%) PaaS
7 7 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.78%) Sumo Logic
8 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.56%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle CX
9 4 (0.45%) Responsys
9 4 (0.45%) Taleo
10 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.26%) Firewall
2 21 (2.35%) Internet
3 19 (2.13%) Wireless
4 18 (2.02%) HTTP
4 18 (2.02%) LAN
5 15 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (1.68%) Skype
6 14 (1.57%) Broadband
6 14 (1.57%) LDAP
7 12 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.23%) VPN
8 11 (1.23%) WAN
9 10 (1.12%) SAN
10 9 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.01%) DNS
11 8 (0.90%) BGP
11 8 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (0.90%) MPLS
11 8 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.03%) MySQL
3 25 (2.80%) Big Data
4 18 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.01%) Power BI
12 8 (0.90%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.45%) GIS
14 4 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (5.61%) JIRA
2 41 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.14%) Selenium
4 24 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.91%) MSBuild
7 15 (1.68%) JUnit
8 11 (1.23%) NUnit
8 11 (1.23%) TestNG
9 10 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (1.01%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.90%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.90%) Subversion
11 8 (0.90%) Zephyr
12 7 (0.78%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.67%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.67%) Maven
13 6 (0.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 238 (26.68%) Finance
2 65 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.04%) Marketing
4 35 (3.92%) Legal
4 35 (3.92%) Retail
5 33 (3.70%) Publishing
6 27 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.35%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.35%) Automotive
7 12 (1.35%) German Language
8 9 (1.01%) Back Office
9 8 (0.90%) Banking
9 8 (0.90%) Billing
9 8 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.78%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 148 (16.59%) Developer
2 116 (13.00%) Analyst
3 65 (7.29%) Project Manager
4 47 (5.27%) Architect
5 40 (4.48%) C# Developer
6 34 (3.81%) .NET Developer
7 33 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 30 (3.36%) Administrator
8 30 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (3.36%) CRM Developer
8 30 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 29 (3.25%) Business Analyst
10 28 (3.14%) Team Leader
11 25 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 25 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
12 24 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (2.58%) Consultant
13 23 (2.58%) Senior Developer
13 23 (2.58%) Test Manager
14 21 (2.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (11.43%) .NET
2 51 (5.72%) Web Services
3 48 (5.38%) HTML
4 41 (4.60%) CSS
5 37 (4.15%) jQuery
6 35 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 35 (3.92%) Spring
7 31 (3.48%) XML
8 30 (3.36%) .NET Framework
9 27 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 25 (2.80%) RESTful
11 19 (2.13%) Hibernate
12 17 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (1.79%) Ember.js
14 15 (1.68%) Entity Framework
14 15 (1.68%) Java EE
14 15 (1.68%) SOAP
15 14 (1.57%) HTML5
15 14 (1.57%) WCF
16 13 (1.46%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 54 (6.05%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.93%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.13%) User Experience
6 18 (2.02%) PMI
7 17 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (1.57%) CMDB
10 12 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.23%) Fintech
12 10 (1.12%) Life Science
12 10 (1.12%) Semantic Web
13 9 (1.01%) Learning Management System
13 9 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.90%) PKI
15 7 (0.78%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.78%) Derivative
15 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.11%) Windows
2 70 (7.85%) Linux
3 23 (2.58%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.68%) Unix
5 13 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.35%) Android
6 12 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.56%) CentOS
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.34%) AIX
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (15.25%) ITIL
3 118 (13.23%) Project Management
4 112 (12.56%) Scrum
5 88 (9.87%) Coaching
6 83 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 83 (9.30%) TDD
7 80 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (8.41%) CRM
10 69 (7.74%) Service Delivery
11 68 (7.62%) Configuration Management
12 59 (6.61%) Change Management
12 59 (6.61%) Line Management
13 58 (6.50%) Software Engineering
14 57 (6.39%) DevOps
14 57 (6.39%) Matrix Organization
14 57 (6.39%) PRINCE2
15 54 (6.05%) Service Management
15 54 (6.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 119 (13.34%) Java
2 112 (12.56%) C#
3 74 (8.30%) SQL
4 69 (7.74%) JavaScript
5 45 (5.04%) PowerShell
6 40 (4.48%) Python
7 35 (3.92%) C++
8 22 (2.47%) Ruby
8 22 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 18 (2.02%) C
10 16 (1.79%) Perl
10 16 (1.79%) VB
11 15 (1.68%) PHP
12 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.78%) Ada
15 6 (0.67%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.56%) Groovy
16 5 (0.56%) Scala
17 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (19.17%) Degree
2 26 (2.91%) ISEB
2 26 (2.91%) PMI Certification
3 22 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 21 (2.35%) PMP
5 20 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.91%) MCSE
7 16 (1.79%) CISSP
8 15 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.57%) MCP
10 10 (1.12%) HND
11 9 (1.01%) CISM
12 8 (0.90%) CCIE
12 8 (0.90%) CCNA
12 8 (0.90%) CISA
12 8 (0.90%) GIAC
12 8 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (11.10%) QA
2 59 (6.61%) PMO
3 41 (4.60%) SLA
4 25 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.78%) COBIT
7 7 (0.78%) SSAE 16
8 5 (0.56%) GDPR
8 5 (0.56%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.56%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.56%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.22%) IFRS
11 2 (0.22%) MiFID
11 2 (0.22%) P3O
12 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.68%) Docker
5 13 (1.46%) Firmware
6 5 (0.56%) Varnish
7 4 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (2.02%) SCSM
2 16 (1.79%) SCCM
3 12 (1.35%) logstash
4 7 (0.78%) Puppet
4 7 (0.78%) WMI
5 6 (0.67%) Ansible
5 6 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.67%) SCOM
6 5 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.56%) Kibana
6 5 (0.56%) Nessus
6 5 (0.56%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.34%) WSUS
8 2 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 163 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.49%) Oracle
3 47 (5.27%) SAP
4 42 (4.71%) Cisco
5 35 (3.92%) HP
6 26 (2.91%) VMware
7 25 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.91%) Sophos
9 15 (1.68%) Splunk
10 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.46%) Adobe
12 12 (1.35%) Citrix
12 12 (1.35%) Huawei
13 11 (1.23%) 3PAR
14 10 (1.12%) Monetate
14 10 (1.12%) Optimizely
14 10 (1.12%) Talend
15 9 (1.01%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.01%) Dell
15 9 (1.01%) IBM
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Workray
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive package to include bonus, car /car allowance & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum Pension, Life Assurance, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago