The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 142 128 171
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +43
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 43 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 1.60% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.82% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 10
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,450 £45,650
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Process Improvement
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3103 2975 3347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.83% 88.38% 85.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2645 2481 2705
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Manchester region.

Process Improvement Salary Trend in Manchester

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Process Improvement Salary Histogram in Manchester

Process Improvement
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Altrincham - 2 £19,000 -
Bolton - 1 £40,000 -
Process Improvement
North West

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Process 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Finance
3 26 (26.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (24.24%) SDLC
5 23 (23.23%) Functional Testing
6 20 (20.20%) Test Scripting
6 20 (20.20%) Project Management
7 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (17.17%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (17.17%) Compatibility Testing
8 17 (17.17%) Integration Testing
8 17 (17.17%) Regression Testing
9 16 (16.16%) QA
10 15 (15.15%) Degree
10 15 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (15.15%) ITIL
11 14 (14.14%) Line Management
12 13 (13.13%) Business Analysis
12 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.12%) .NET
14 11 (11.11%) SQL
15 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
15 10 (10.10%) Windows
15 10 (10.10%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (9.09%) Change Management
16 9 (9.09%) ISEB
16 9 (9.09%) SLA
17 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
17 8 (8.08%) GAP Analysis
17 8 (8.08%) Test Automation

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (2.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP EHS
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Firewall
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
1 1 (1.01%) Network Security
1 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.03%) Big Data
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.03%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.03%) Selenium
3 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Law
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Electronics
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Test Leader
3 12 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 9 (9.09%) IT Support
5 9 (9.09%) Process Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Support Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) IT Support Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Software Manager
8 5 (5.05%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.05%) Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (4.04%) CSS
2 4 (4.04%) HTML
2 4 (4.04%) Java EE
2 4 (4.04%) jQuery
3 3 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) Replication
4 3 (3.03%) FMCG
4 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.03%) Statistics
5 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Robotics
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (24.24%) SDLC
4 23 (23.23%) Functional Testing
5 20 (20.20%) Project Management
5 20 (20.20%) Test Scripting
6 17 (17.17%) Compatibility Testing
6 17 (17.17%) Integration Testing
6 17 (17.17%) Regression Testing
6 17 (17.17%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (15.15%) ITIL
8 14 (14.14%) Line Management
9 13 (13.13%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
10 10 (10.10%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (9.09%) Change Management
12 8 (8.08%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.07%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.04%) C#
3 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.02%) ABAP
4 2 (2.02%) C
4 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.01%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) ISEB
3 7 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.02%) PhD
6 2 (2.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.01%) CISSP
7 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) QA
2 9 (9.09%) SLA
3 5 (5.05%) COBIT
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) ISO13485
4 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.01%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.01%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) SAP
2 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds
3 4 (4.04%) Cognizant
3 4 (4.04%) IBM
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) VMware
4 2 (2.02%) Remedy
5 1 (1.01%) Epicor
5 1 (1.01%) Infor
5 1 (1.01%) Minitab
5 1 (1.01%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.01%) Sage
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