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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 192 186 192
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 51 72 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.23% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 47
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,279
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5103 5841 6042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.10% 88.80% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4733 4780
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +2 31 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Cheshire +32 11 £50,000 +27.38% 1
Cumbria 0 4 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Merseyside -9 2 - - 3
Lancashire +15 1 £23,000 -54.00% 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.54%) Finance
3 34 (24.64%) Project Management
3 34 (24.64%) ITIL
4 30 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (18.84%) SDLC
6 23 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 21 (15.22%) Business Analysis
7 21 (15.22%) Degree
7 21 (15.22%) Test Scripting
8 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.77%) Service Management
10 18 (13.04%) Regression Testing
11 17 (12.32%) Integration Testing
11 17 (12.32%) QA
11 17 (12.32%) Compatibility Testing
11 17 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (12.32%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (12.32%) Smoke Testing
12 16 (11.59%) PRINCE2
12 16 (11.59%) SQL
13 15 (10.87%) Line Management
14 14 (10.14%) Windows
15 12 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
15 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
15 12 (8.70%) .NET
15 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
16 11 (7.97%) SLA

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 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.25%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (2.90%) Network Security
3 3 (2.17%) DHCP
3 3 (2.17%) DNS
3 3 (2.17%) LAN
3 3 (2.17%) WAN
4 2 (1.45%) BGP
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.45%) Multicast
4 2 (1.45%) OSPF
4 2 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) MPLS
5 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) JIRA
2 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
2 3 (2.17%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.17%) Selenium
3 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.72%) JUnit
4 1 (0.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (27.54%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Law
4 6 (4.35%) Marketing
5 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.90%) Retail
6 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.17%) Electronics
7 3 (2.17%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (14.49%) Business Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) IT Manager
3 17 (12.32%) Test Leader
4 15 (10.87%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.42%) IT Support
6 10 (7.25%) Architect
7 9 (6.52%) IT Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
7 9 (6.52%) Process Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Support Manager
8 7 (5.07%) IT Support Manager
8 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Tester
10 5 (3.62%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.70%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) Java EE
3 4 (2.90%) HTML
4 3 (2.17%) CSS
4 3 (2.17%) jQuery
4 3 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.62%) Replication
5 3 (2.17%) FMCG
5 3 (2.17%) PMI
5 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.17%) Statistics
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.45%) Android
3 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.64%) ITIL
2 34 (24.64%) Project Management
3 30 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (18.84%) SDLC
5 23 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 21 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 21 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 19 (13.77%) Service Management
8 18 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 17 (12.32%) Compatibility Testing
9 17 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (12.32%) Integration Testing
9 17 (12.32%) Smoke Testing
9 17 (12.32%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (11.59%) PRINCE2
11 15 (10.87%) Line Management
12 12 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
12 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
12 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.59%) SQL
2 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.17%) C#
4 2 (1.45%) ABAP
4 2 (1.45%) C
4 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.45%) VBA
5 1 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) ISEB
3 10 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.45%) PhD
6 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.72%) ACCA
7 1 (0.72%) CIMA
7 1 (0.72%) CISSP
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) QA
2 11 (7.97%) SLA
3 8 (5.80%) COBIT
4 6 (4.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.72%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.72%) Val IT
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.90%) Terminal Services
2 3 (2.17%) vSphere
3 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.80%) SAP
3 7 (5.07%) Cognizant
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle
4 6 (4.35%) IBM
4 6 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.62%) Remedy
6 4 (2.90%) VMware
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco
7 2 (1.45%) Sage
7 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.72%) Epicor
8 1 (0.72%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.72%) Infor
8 1 (0.72%) Juniper
8 1 (0.72%) Nokia
8 1 (0.72%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.72%) Teradata
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