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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Hertfordshire > Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 66
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.51% 4.17% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 4.93% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 18
Watford median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +36.84%  
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,875 £41,925
90th Percentile £77,000 £75,000 £54,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +18.91%  

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 481 406 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.75% 84.58% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1585 1562
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (26.19%) SQL
1 11 (26.19%) Data Management
2 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 10 (23.81%) CRM
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 7 (16.67%) J2EE
5 7 (16.67%) XML
5 7 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) CCIE
5 7 (16.67%) CCNP
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Spring
5 7 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (16.67%) IDoc
6 6 (14.29%) FWSM
6 6 (14.29%) Retail
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) Frame Relay
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (14.29%) DWDM

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 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) FastStats
2 3 (7.14%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DWDM
1 6 (14.29%) Frame Relay
1 6 (14.29%) FWSM
1 6 (14.29%) LAN
1 6 (14.29%) MPLS
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.52%) BGP
3 4 (9.52%) DMVPN
3 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) 3G
4 3 (7.14%) 4G
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.14%) FabricPath
4 3 (7.14%) FCoE
4 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.14%) VoIP
4 3 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) DTS
2 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Data Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (16.67%) IDoc
1 7 (16.67%) J2EE
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) Apache Camel
2 4 (9.52%) DOM
2 4 (9.52%) Java EE
2 4 (9.52%) Java SE
2 4 (9.52%) JAXB
2 4 (9.52%) JDBC
2 4 (9.52%) JSP
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (9.52%) REST
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 4 (9.52%) SAX
2 4 (9.52%) Servlets
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Data Management
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
2 10 (23.81%) CRM
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) ERP
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) High Availability
6 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) ABAP
5 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) CCIE
2 7 (16.67%) CCNP
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (9.52%) MOM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) Riverbed
5 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 3 (7.14%) Brocade
6 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.14%) F5
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) OpenText
7 2 (4.76%) Siebel