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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 220 243 247
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 19 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.085% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.10% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 4
Average salary £55,000 £39,750 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.36% -2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £31,950 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,750 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,645 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +6.66%
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
5506 5830 6079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.58% 82.67% 81.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4463 4662 5196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Cheshire - 8 £41,500 -
Manchester +2 6 £55,000 +50.68%
Cumbria - 5 £57,500 -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) Six Sigma
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 8 (20.00%) Business Transformation
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (15.00%) UML
8 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
8 6 (15.00%) ISEB
8 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
9 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.50%) Coaching
9 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (12.50%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.50%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) Multicast
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) QSIG
3 1 (2.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Process Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Bid Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Content Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Sales Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Head of Operations
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Programme Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Six Sigma
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 8 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 6 (15.00%) UML
7 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
7 6 (15.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Logistics
8 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
8 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Juniper
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.50%) Fiserv
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) SunGard
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco