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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / North West
Rank 163 120 167
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +47
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 80 119 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 2.10% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.39% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 53 104 65
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
5341 4977 6083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 89.93% 87.84% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 4141 5109
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -50 41 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Cheshire +5 22 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Merseyside +4 9 £34,000 -43.33% 3
Lancashire -10 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 66 (36.07%) Finance
2 56 (30.60%) ITIL
3 52 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (19.13%) Degree
5 34 (18.58%) Change Management
6 33 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (15.85%) SDLC
8 28 (15.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (15.30%) ISEB
8 28 (15.30%) Windows
9 26 (14.21%) SQL
10 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
11 23 (12.57%) QA
12 22 (12.02%) Project Management
13 20 (10.93%) Test Scripting
14 19 (10.38%) Functional Testing
14 19 (10.38%) Defect Management
15 18 (9.84%) Coaching
15 18 (9.84%) SAP
15 18 (9.84%) Service Delivery
16 17 (9.29%) Mentoring
17 16 (8.74%) Management Information System
18 15 (8.20%) Scrum
18 15 (8.20%) VMware
18 15 (8.20%) Automated Testing
19 14 (7.65%) Selenium
19 14 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (7.65%) Line Management
19 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (7.65%) Data Centre

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 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) CMS
2 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.92%) MS Office
4 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) MS Project
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.73%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.73%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.19%) SAP AFS
3 4 (2.19%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.19%) SAP PP
3 4 (2.19%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) G Suite
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) Firewall
2 5 (2.73%) DHCP
2 5 (2.73%) DNS
3 4 (2.19%) LAN
3 4 (2.19%) VPN
3 4 (2.19%) WAN
4 3 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.64%) Internet
4 3 (1.64%) Network Security
4 3 (1.64%) OSPF
4 3 (1.64%) VoIP
4 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.09%) 802.11
5 2 (1.09%) FTP
5 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.55%) H.323
6 1 (0.55%) PBX
6 1 (0.55%) QSIG
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.64%) Big Data
3 3 (1.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) DB2
4 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Selenium
2 10 (5.46%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.92%) FitNesse
3 9 (4.92%) HP UFT
3 9 (4.92%) JIRA
4 4 (2.19%) JUnit
5 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.09%) JMeter
5 2 (1.09%) Maven
5 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (36.07%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
2 13 (7.10%) Retail
3 9 (4.92%) Legal
3 9 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.73%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.19%) French Language
5 4 (2.19%) German Language
6 2 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (18.58%) Analyst
2 29 (15.85%) Tester
3 17 (9.29%) Developer
4 15 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.20%) Consultant
4 15 (8.20%) Software Tester
5 12 (6.56%) Automation Tester
5 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.92%) QA Automation Tester
7 9 (4.92%) QA Tester
7 9 (4.92%) Software QA Tester
8 7 (3.83%) Architect
8 7 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.28%) Business Consultant
9 6 (3.28%) Operations Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Tester
9 6 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) EDI
1 10 (5.46%) Web Services
2 9 (4.92%) .NET
2 9 (4.92%) XML
3 8 (4.37%) EDIFACT
3 8 (4.37%) XSLT
4 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.64%) CSS
5 3 (1.64%) HTML
6 2 (1.09%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.09%) Java EE
6 2 (1.09%) jQuery
6 2 (1.09%) Spring
7 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.55%) Behat
7 1 (0.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.83%) CMDB
3 7 (3.83%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (3.28%) Statistics
5 5 (2.73%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) Physics
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.30%) Windows
2 10 (5.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.73%) Linux
3 5 (2.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.73%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.64%) Unix
5 2 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) ITIL
2 52 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.58%) Change Management
4 33 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.85%) SDLC
6 28 (15.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (12.02%) Project Management
8 20 (10.93%) Test Scripting
9 19 (10.38%) Defect Management
9 19 (10.38%) Functional Testing
10 18 (9.84%) Coaching
10 18 (9.84%) Service Delivery
11 17 (9.29%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.20%) Automated Testing
12 15 (8.20%) Scrum
13 14 (7.65%) Line Management
14 13 (7.10%) Business Analysis
14 13 (7.10%) ITSM
15 12 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (6.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.21%) SQL
2 12 (6.56%) Java
3 9 (4.92%) C#
4 5 (2.73%) ABAP
4 5 (2.73%) R
5 4 (2.19%) C
6 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.09%) Python
6 2 (1.09%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (19.13%) Degree
2 28 (15.30%) ISEB
3 10 (5.46%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.92%) MCITP
4 9 (4.92%) MCSA
4 9 (4.92%) MCSE
4 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (2.73%) HNC
7 5 (2.73%) HND
7 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.64%) CISM
9 3 (1.64%) CISSP
9 3 (1.64%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.57%) QA
2 13 (7.10%) SLA
3 4 (2.19%) COBIT
3 4 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) EMIR
5 1 (0.55%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.55%) MiFID
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.37%) vSphere
3 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) vRealize
2 4 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.64%) SCCM
4 2 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.09%) Nessus
4 2 (1.09%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.09%) Nmap
4 2 (1.09%) QRadar
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.84%) SAP
3 15 (8.20%) VMware
4 11 (6.01%) IBM
5 10 (5.46%) Remedy
6 9 (4.92%) IBM Sterling
6 9 (4.92%) Oracle
7 5 (2.73%) Apple
7 5 (2.73%) Computacenter
7 5 (2.73%) HP
8 4 (2.19%) Cisco
8 4 (2.19%) Citrix
8 4 (2.19%) Intel
8 4 (2.19%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.64%) BMC
9 3 (1.64%) Cadence
9 3 (1.64%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.64%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.64%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.64%) Splunk
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