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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 188 195 217
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 67 61 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.91% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.03% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 40
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,140
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,700
UK excluding London median salary £46,375 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.11% -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
5612 5939 6417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 88.46% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4688 4921 5272
Median salary £42,500 £42,049 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -11 26 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Cheshire +41 25 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Cumbria - 5 £38,750 -
Lancashire +14 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Merseyside -31 3 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (34.68%) Finance
2 38 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.81%) ITIL
5 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
5 25 (20.16%) SDLC
6 23 (18.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (18.55%) Project Management
7 22 (17.74%) Degree
8 21 (16.94%) ISEB
9 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (15.32%) Regression Testing
11 18 (14.52%) Business Analysis
12 17 (13.71%) MS PowerPoint
13 16 (12.90%) Change Management
13 16 (12.90%) Functional Testing
14 15 (12.10%) Line Management
15 14 (11.29%) SLA
15 14 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (11.29%) Defect Management
16 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
16 13 (10.48%) Six Sigma
17 12 (9.68%) MS Office
18 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
18 11 (8.87%) UML
18 11 (8.87%) Business Process Improvement
18 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 10 (8.06%) Windows
19 10 (8.06%) MS Visio
19 10 (8.06%) Service Delivery

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 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (9.68%) MS Office
3 10 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) DHCP
1 8 (6.45%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) Firewall
3 6 (4.84%) LAN
3 6 (4.84%) WAN
4 4 (3.23%) BGP
4 4 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.23%) Multicast
4 4 (3.23%) Network Security
4 4 (3.23%) OSPF
5 2 (1.61%) 802.11
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.81%) H.323
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) MPLS
6 1 (0.81%) PBX
6 1 (0.81%) QSIG
6 1 (0.81%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) Big Data
3 3 (2.42%) MySQL
4 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) DB2
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) JIRA
2 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.23%) FitNesse
2 4 (3.23%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
General
1 43 (34.68%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Law
4 6 (4.84%) Marketing
5 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.23%) Retail
7 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.61%) Electronics
8 2 (1.61%) Games
8 2 (1.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (25.81%) Analyst
2 23 (18.55%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.10%) Tester
4 9 (7.26%) Test Leader
5 8 (6.45%) Architect
5 8 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Data Centre Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Data Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Facilities Manager
7 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) Process Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Software Tester
8 5 (4.03%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) .NET
2 6 (4.84%) Java EE
3 5 (4.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.81%) Behat
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.84%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.03%) Replication
5 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Statistics
6 2 (1.61%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.81%) ITIL
4 25 (20.16%) SDLC
4 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
5 23 (18.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (18.55%) Project Management
6 19 (15.32%) Regression Testing
7 18 (14.52%) Business Analysis
8 16 (12.90%) Change Management
8 16 (12.90%) Functional Testing
9 15 (12.10%) Line Management
10 14 (11.29%) Defect Management
11 13 (10.48%) Six Sigma
12 11 (8.87%) Business Process Improvement
12 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (8.87%) UML
13 10 (8.06%) Service Delivery
14 9 (7.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.84%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.61%) VB
3 1 (0.81%) PHP
3 1 (0.81%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Ruby
3 1 (0.81%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 21 (16.94%) ISEB
3 14 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (7.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (5.65%) HNC
5 7 (5.65%) HND
5 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.61%) CCNA
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.61%) MCP
8 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) ACCA
9 1 (0.81%) CIMA
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PhD
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) SLA
2 8 (6.45%) COBIT
2 8 (6.45%) QA
3 7 (5.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) SAP
4 6 (4.84%) Cognizant
4 6 (4.84%) Computacenter
4 6 (4.84%) IBM
4 6 (4.84%) VMware
5 5 (4.03%) Cisco
6 2 (1.61%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.61%) Google
6 2 (1.61%) HP
6 2 (1.61%) Sage
6 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.61%) Teradata
7 1 (0.81%) Huawei
7 1 (0.81%) Infor
7 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.81%) New Relic
7 1 (0.81%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
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