Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 65 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.34% 3.64% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 4.09% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 37
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -7.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,900 £41,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £79,250 £74,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 862 832 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.89% 89.17% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 699 690 797
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Watford over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 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 Watford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Degree
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
5 9 (28.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) Decision-Making
5 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (28.13%) Kanban
6 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.75%) Change Management
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) PMO
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) DHCP
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) Firmware

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) MS Access
3 3 (9.38%) Power BI
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Database Developer
4 3 (9.38%) ETL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) MDX
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) Express
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.25%) BYOD
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) Handset
6 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
4 9 (28.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 9 (28.13%) Decision-Making
4 9 (28.13%) Kanban
4 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
7 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) ITSM
7 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (12.50%) MBA
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.50%) PMP
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PMO
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) McAfee
4 2 (6.25%) Mitel
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) Castleton
5 1 (3.13%) IBM