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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.63% 3.92% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 4.86% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 10
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £44,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £60,000 £52,500
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 499 473 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.79% 80.72% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 408 405 306
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Watford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Migration
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) CCIE
5 8 (19.05%) CCNP
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (19.05%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) Java
5 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.05%) J2EE
5 8 (19.05%) OO
5 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) FWSM
6 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
6 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 7 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (16.67%) DWDM
6 7 (16.67%) MPLS
6 7 (16.67%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco
7 6 (14.29%) Firewall
7 6 (14.29%) 3G
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle

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 3 (7.14%) CMS
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DWDM
1 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
1 7 (16.67%) FWSM
1 7 (16.67%) LAN
1 7 (16.67%) MPLS
1 7 (16.67%) WAN
2 6 (14.29%) 3G
2 6 (14.29%) 4G
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 6 (14.29%) VoIP
3 5 (11.90%) BGP
3 5 (11.90%) DMVPN
3 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.52%) FabricPath
4 4 (9.52%) IOS XR
4 4 (9.52%) Multicast
4 4 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lync Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Principal Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Principal Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Process Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
1 8 (19.05%) Spring
1 8 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.76%) DOM
3 2 (4.76%) Java EE
3 2 (4.76%) Java SE
3 2 (4.76%) JAXB
3 2 (4.76%) JDBC
3 2 (4.76%) JPA
3 2 (4.76%) JSP
3 2 (4.76%) JSTL
3 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) Servlets
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 3 (7.14%) EPoS
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 8 (19.05%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (14.29%) SDLC
4 6 (14.29%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) CRM
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) CCIE
2 8 (19.05%) CCNP
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (4.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 4 (9.52%) Brocade
4 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.52%) F5
4 4 (9.52%) Juniper
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft