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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 177 170 206
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +36
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 57 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.39% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.58% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 33
Median salary £40,000 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +38.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,000 £50,200
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
4806 5642 6036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.83% 88.29% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4065 4585 4819
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -5 44 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Cheshire +19 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Merseyside +3 4 £34,000 -24.44%
Lancashire +11 1 £23,000 -61.66% 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 50 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.10%) Finance
3 38 (24.84%) ITIL
4 37 (24.18%) Project Management
5 30 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (18.30%) SDLC
7 25 (16.34%) Business Analysis
7 25 (16.34%) Degree
8 24 (15.69%) Functional Testing
9 22 (14.38%) QA
10 21 (13.73%) Test Scripting
11 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.42%) SQL
12 19 (12.42%) Service Management
13 18 (11.76%) .NET
13 18 (11.76%) PRINCE2
14 17 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 17 (11.11%) Integration Testing
14 17 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
14 17 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
15 16 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (10.46%) Line Management
16 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
16 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
17 14 (9.15%) Windows
18 13 (8.50%) ISEB
18 13 (8.50%) SLA
18 13 (8.50%) Service Delivery
19 12 (7.84%) Change Management

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 (2.61%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.61%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (6.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.27%) MS Office
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.65%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.65%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) Firewall
2 3 (1.96%) Network Security
3 2 (1.31%) DHCP
3 2 (1.31%) DNS
3 2 (1.31%) LAN
3 2 (1.31%) VPN
3 2 (1.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) BGP
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.65%) MPLS
4 1 (0.65%) Multicast
4 1 (0.65%) OSPF
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.61%) Big Data
4 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 4 (2.61%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.61%) FitNesse
2 4 (2.61%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.61%) Selenium
2 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.65%) JUnit
3 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 43 (28.10%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Banking
3 7 (4.58%) Law
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.27%) Marketing
5 4 (2.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (34.64%) Analyst
2 18 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 17 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 17 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 17 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 15 (9.80%) Process Analyst
5 13 (8.50%) IT Support
6 12 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (6.54%) Architect
7 10 (6.54%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (5.88%) Support Manager
9 8 (5.23%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) IT Support Manager
10 7 (4.58%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Software Development Manager
11 6 (3.92%) Software Manager
11 6 (3.92%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.76%) .NET
2 9 (5.88%) HTML
3 6 (3.92%) Java EE
4 5 (3.27%) CSS
4 5 (3.27%) jQuery
4 5 (3.27%) Spring
5 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.23%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.58%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.27%) PMI
5 5 (3.27%) Replication
5 5 (3.27%) Statistics
6 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.96%) FMCG
7 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) Robotics
9 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.15%) Windows
2 7 (4.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.31%) Android
3 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.84%) ITIL
3 37 (24.18%) Project Management
4 30 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (18.30%) SDLC
6 25 (16.34%) Business Analysis
7 24 (15.69%) Functional Testing
8 21 (13.73%) Test Scripting
9 19 (12.42%) Service Management
10 18 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 17 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
11 17 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 17 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 17 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
12 16 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (10.46%) Line Management
13 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
14 13 (8.50%) Service Delivery
15 12 (7.84%) Change Management
16 11 (7.19%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.42%) SQL
2 8 (5.23%) C#
2 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.31%) ABAP
4 2 (1.31%) C
4 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.31%) VBA
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (16.34%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) ISEB
3 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.27%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.31%) PhD
7 2 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.38%) QA
2 13 (8.50%) SLA
3 8 (5.23%) COBIT
4 6 (3.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.65%) Val IT
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.58%) Cognizant
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle
3 6 (3.92%) IBM
3 6 (3.92%) Remedy
3 6 (3.92%) SAP
3 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.31%) Cadence
5 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco
6 1 (0.65%) Juniper
6 1 (0.65%) Minitab
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Teradata
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