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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 190 192 206
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 56 70 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 1.05% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 48
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,279
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,575 £32,300 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
Process Improvement
England

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
5375 5926 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.87% 88.63% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 4900 5066
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
Manchester -20 23 £37,500 - 8
Cheshire +39 20 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cumbria +5 6 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Lancashire +13 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Merseyside -20 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 43 (32.58%) Finance
2 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (25.00%) ITIL
4 25 (18.94%) SDLC
5 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 22 (16.67%) Project Management
7 21 (15.91%) Degree
8 20 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 20 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (14.39%) Regression Testing
10 16 (12.12%) Line Management
11 15 (11.36%) Business Process Improvement
11 15 (11.36%) ISEB
11 15 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (11.36%) Business Analysis
12 14 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (10.61%) Compatibility Testing
12 14 (10.61%) Integration Testing
12 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (10.61%) Smoke Testing
13 13 (9.85%) SLA
13 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
13 13 (9.85%) QA
14 12 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (7.58%) MS Visio
15 10 (7.58%) Windows
15 10 (7.58%) SQL

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 2 (1.52%) IIS
1 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.82%) MS Office
4 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Firewall
2 6 (4.55%) LAN
2 6 (4.55%) WAN
3 5 (3.79%) DHCP
3 5 (3.79%) DNS
4 4 (3.03%) BGP
4 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.03%) Multicast
4 4 (3.03%) Network Security
4 4 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (0.76%) DPNSS
5 1 (0.76%) H.323
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) MPLS
5 1 (0.76%) PBX
5 1 (0.76%) QSIG
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) VLAN
5 1 (0.76%) VoIP
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.27%) FitNesse
2 3 (2.27%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.27%) Selenium
3 2 (1.52%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 43 (32.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Law
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.55%) Marketing
5 5 (3.79%) Legal
6 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.27%) Electronics
7 3 (2.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (33.33%) Analyst
2 24 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Test Leader
4 10 (7.58%) IT Support
4 10 (7.58%) Tester
5 8 (6.06%) Architect
5 8 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.30%) Process Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) IT Support Manager
7 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Support Manager
8 5 (3.79%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Software Tester
8 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) Java EE
3 3 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) jQuery
4 1 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.79%) Replication
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.27%) FMCG
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.27%) Statistics
5 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.52%) PMI
5 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.00%) ITIL
2 33 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (18.94%) SDLC
4 24 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 22 (16.67%) Project Management
6 20 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (15.15%) Functional Testing
7 19 (14.39%) Regression Testing
8 16 (12.12%) Line Management
9 15 (11.36%) Business Analysis
9 15 (11.36%) Business Process Improvement
10 14 (10.61%) Compatibility Testing
10 14 (10.61%) Integration Testing
10 14 (10.61%) Smoke Testing
10 14 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
12 12 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (7.58%) Change Management
13 10 (7.58%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (1.52%) ABAP
2 2 (1.52%) C
2 2 (1.52%) VBA
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Degree
2 15 (11.36%) ISEB
2 15 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.52%) HNC
7 2 (1.52%) HND
7 2 (1.52%) PhD
7 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) ACCA
8 1 (0.76%) CIMA
8 1 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) QA
1 13 (9.85%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) COBIT
3 5 (3.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.76%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) vSphere
2 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) SAP
3 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco
4 5 (3.79%) Cognizant
4 5 (3.79%) IBM
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) Remedy
6 2 (1.52%) Sage
6 2 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.76%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.76%) Epicor
7 1 (0.76%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.76%) Infor
7 1 (0.76%) Juniper
7 1 (0.76%) Nokia
7 1 (0.76%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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