The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / North West
Rank 162 130 181
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +51
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 84 108 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.96% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.24% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 90 61
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,113 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £75,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5276 4812 5938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.82% 87.35% 86.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3999 5081
Median salary £42,500 £41,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.43% +4.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Process Improvement Salary Trend in the North West

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Process Improvement Salary Histogram in the North West

Process Improvement
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -51 38 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Cheshire +11 24 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Merseyside -8 10 £33,250 -44.58% 1
Lancashire -10 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 71 (36.79%) Finance
2 58 (30.05%) ITIL
3 45 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.24%) Degree
5 36 (18.65%) Change Management
6 34 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (17.62%) Test Scripting
7 33 (17.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (15.54%) ISEB
8 30 (15.54%) SDLC
9 28 (14.51%) Windows
10 27 (13.99%) SAP
11 25 (12.95%) Defect Management
12 24 (12.44%) QA
13 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
13 22 (11.40%) Project Management
14 20 (10.36%) Six Sigma
14 20 (10.36%) SQL
15 17 (8.81%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (8.81%) Scrum
16 16 (8.29%) Manufacturing
16 16 (8.29%) Automated Testing
16 16 (8.29%) Line Management
16 16 (8.29%) Functional Testing
17 15 (7.77%) Mentoring
17 15 (7.77%) Coaching
17 15 (7.77%) Data Centre
17 15 (7.77%) Selenium
17 15 (7.77%) Service Delivery
17 15 (7.77%) VMware

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.04%) CMS
3 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.25%) MS Excel
1 14 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) SAP CO
1 11 (5.70%) SAP FI
1 11 (5.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (5.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (2.07%) SAP AFS
3 4 (2.07%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.07%) SAP PP
3 4 (2.07%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) G Suite
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) Firewall
2 7 (3.63%) DHCP
2 7 (3.63%) DNS
3 5 (2.59%) LAN
3 5 (2.59%) WAN
4 4 (2.07%) Network Security
4 4 (2.07%) OSPF
5 3 (1.55%) FTP
5 3 (1.55%) VPN
6 2 (1.04%) 802.11
6 2 (1.04%) BGP
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.04%) Multicast
6 2 (1.04%) VoIP
6 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.55%) Big Data
2 3 (1.55%) MySQL
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.04%) DB2
3 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Selenium
2 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
3 10 (5.18%) FitNesse
3 10 (5.18%) HP UFT
3 10 (5.18%) JIRA
4 4 (2.07%) JUnit
5 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.04%) JMeter
5 2 (1.04%) Maven
5 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (36.79%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.70%) Banking
4 10 (5.18%) Retail
5 9 (4.66%) Legal
6 5 (2.59%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.07%) French Language
7 4 (2.07%) German Language
7 4 (2.07%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (17.10%) Tester
2 30 (15.54%) Analyst
3 21 (10.88%) Consultant
4 17 (8.81%) Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.25%) Software Tester
6 13 (6.74%) Automation Tester
7 11 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.70%) SAP CO Consultant
7 11 (5.70%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (5.70%) SAP FI Consultant
7 11 (5.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) QA Automation Tester
8 10 (5.18%) QA Tester
8 10 (5.18%) Software QA Tester
9 7 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.63%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Data Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) Web Services
2 8 (4.15%) .NET
3 7 (3.63%) EDI
4 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.07%) EDIFACT
5 4 (2.07%) XML
5 4 (2.07%) XSLT
6 3 (1.55%) CSS
6 3 (1.55%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.04%) jQuery
7 2 (1.04%) Spring
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Behat
8 1 (0.52%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.52%) Java EE
8 1 (0.52%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.63%) CMDB
4 7 (3.63%) FMCG
5 6 (3.11%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.11%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.04%) Statistics
6 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.52%) Derivative
7 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.52%) Physics
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.51%) Windows
2 10 (5.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.59%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.59%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.59%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.07%) Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.04%) Android
6 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Unix
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.05%) ITIL
2 45 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.65%) Change Management
4 34 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (17.62%) Test Scripting
5 33 (17.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (15.54%) SDLC
7 25 (12.95%) Defect Management
8 22 (11.40%) Project Management
9 20 (10.36%) Six Sigma
10 17 (8.81%) Scrum
11 16 (8.29%) Automated Testing
11 16 (8.29%) Functional Testing
11 16 (8.29%) Line Management
12 15 (7.77%) Coaching
12 15 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.77%) Service Delivery
13 14 (7.25%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.25%) Regression Testing
14 13 (6.74%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.36%) SQL
2 9 (4.66%) C#
3 8 (4.15%) ABAP
3 8 (4.15%) Java
4 5 (2.59%) R
5 4 (2.07%) C
6 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.04%) Python
6 2 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (21.24%) Degree
2 30 (15.54%) ISEB
3 17 (8.81%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (6.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 9 (4.66%) MCITP
5 9 (4.66%) MCSA
5 9 (4.66%) MCSE
5 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.15%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.63%) HNC
7 7 (3.63%) HND
8 6 (3.11%) CISM
8 6 (3.11%) CISSP
8 6 (3.11%) Postgraduate
9 5 (2.59%) SANS
9 5 (2.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.55%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.44%) QA
2 12 (6.22%) SLA
3 7 (3.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) COBIT
5 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.52%) EMIR
6 1 (0.52%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.52%) MiFID
6 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (7.25%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.15%) vSphere
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) vRealize
2 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.55%) SCCM
3 2 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Nessus
4 1 (0.52%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.52%) Nmap
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (13.99%) SAP
2 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.77%) VMware
4 10 (5.18%) Remedy
5 9 (4.66%) Oracle
6 6 (3.11%) Computacenter
6 6 (3.11%) IBM
7 5 (2.59%) Cisco
7 5 (2.59%) IBM Sterling
7 5 (2.59%) Intel
8 4 (2.07%) Apple
8 4 (2.07%) Citrix
8 4 (2.07%) HP
8 4 (2.07%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.55%) BMC
10 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.04%) Splunk
10 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 (Plus Excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Ince, Cheshire
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Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Washington Frank
Salary: £40 - £68 per annum + competitive Bonus Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + amazing benefits + bonus
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