Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 60 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.35% 3.93% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 4.42% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 43
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,100 £52,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £71,375 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%

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 838 904 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.96% 88.71% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 694 729 742
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 12 (29.27%) Degree
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
6 11 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
7 10 (24.39%) BDD
8 9 (21.95%) Kanban
8 9 (21.95%) Software Delivery
8 9 (21.95%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Change Management
9 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (19.51%) Firewall
9 8 (19.51%) Decision-Making
10 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (14.63%) PMO
12 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
12 5 (12.20%) Performance Management

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 11 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) Skype
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) MS Access
3 4 (9.76%) Power BI
3 4 (9.76%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Database Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.76%) ETL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Retail Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) MDX
2 4 (9.76%) REST
2 4 (9.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) Java EE
3 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 2 (4.88%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.44%) Express
4 1 (2.44%) Java SE
4 1 (2.44%) JDBC
4 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) BYOD
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Handset
4 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
6 10 (24.39%) BDD
6 10 (24.39%) SDLC
7 9 (21.95%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 9 (21.95%) Change Management
7 9 (21.95%) Kanban
7 9 (21.95%) Software Delivery
8 8 (19.51%) Decision-Making
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Migration
9 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
9 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
10 4 (9.76%) Information Security
10 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
2 4 (9.76%) VBA
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (9.76%) MBA
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.76%) PMP
2 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) PMO
2 5 (12.20%) SLA
3 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.76%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
3 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) McAfee
4 2 (4.88%) Mitel
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) Castleton