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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 239 231 228
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 17 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.070% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.091% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £38,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +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
6064 5518 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.65% 77.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4808 4678 4990
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,465
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 16 £43,000 -7.02%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Process Improvement.

1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Six Sigma
2 9 (47.37%) Change Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Retail
6 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Legal
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) MS Project
9 1 (5.26%) MS Office
9 1 (5.26%) BPR
9 1 (5.26%) UML
9 1 (5.26%) RUP
9 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
9 1 (5.26%) ISEB
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
9 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.26%) Service Management
9 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.26%) Process Management
9 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Programme Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Process Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Six Sigma
2 9 (47.37%) Change Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) BPR
8 1 (5.26%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) RUP
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.26%) Process Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001