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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 164 141 193
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +52
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 103 101 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 1.67% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.91% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 81 78 75
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,750 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
5518 5285 6412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.16% 87.51% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 4323 5492
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,091 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -29 56 £46,000 +22.66% 8
Cheshire +27 29 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Lancashire -6 8 £30,000 -39.39% 2
Merseyside -16 8 £33,250 +10.83%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 75 (37.69%) Finance
2 61 (30.65%) ITIL
3 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (21.11%) Degree
5 39 (19.60%) Change Management
6 38 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (16.58%) Test Scripting
7 33 (16.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (16.08%) ISEB
8 32 (16.08%) Windows
8 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
9 30 (15.08%) SAP
10 27 (13.57%) SDLC
11 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (12.06%) Defect Management
13 23 (11.56%) QA
14 22 (11.06%) Project Management
15 21 (10.55%) Six Sigma
16 19 (9.55%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (9.55%) SQL
17 18 (9.05%) SLA
18 17 (8.54%) Service Delivery
18 17 (8.54%) Mentoring
19 16 (8.04%) Line Management
19 16 (8.04%) Scrum
19 16 (8.04%) Manufacturing
20 15 (7.54%) Windows Server
21 14 (7.04%) Coaching
21 14 (7.04%) Selenium
21 14 (7.04%) Automated Testing

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 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.01%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.01%) CMS
5 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.53%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) SAP CO
1 11 (5.53%) SAP FI
1 11 (5.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.01%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.01%) SAP PP
3 4 (2.01%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.51%) SAP AFS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.01%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.53%) Firewall
2 10 (5.03%) DHCP
2 10 (5.03%) DNS
3 8 (4.02%) Network Security
4 7 (3.52%) LAN
4 7 (3.52%) WAN
5 4 (2.01%) BGP
5 4 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.01%) Multicast
5 4 (2.01%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.01%) OSPF
6 3 (1.51%) FTP
7 2 (1.01%) 802.11
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) DPNSS
8 1 (0.50%) H.323
8 1 (0.50%) Internet
8 1 (0.50%) MPLS
8 1 (0.50%) QSIG
8 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.51%) MySQL
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.01%) Big Data
4 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.01%) DB2
4 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.04%) Selenium
2 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
2 10 (5.03%) JIRA
3 9 (4.52%) FitNesse
3 9 (4.52%) HP UFT
4 4 (2.01%) JUnit
5 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.01%) JMeter
5 2 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (37.69%) Finance
2 16 (8.04%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.04%) Retail
4 12 (6.03%) Banking
5 5 (2.51%) Legal
6 4 (2.01%) French Language
6 4 (2.01%) German Language
6 4 (2.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Front Office
8 2 (1.01%) Games
8 2 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.01%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (20.10%) Analyst
2 28 (14.07%) Tester
3 23 (11.56%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.05%) Consultant
5 13 (6.53%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.03%) Automation Tester
6 12 (6.03%) Developer
7 10 (5.03%) SAP CO Consultant
7 10 (5.03%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (5.03%) SAP FI Consultant
7 10 (5.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 10 (5.03%) Software Tester
8 9 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.52%) QA Automation Tester
8 9 (4.52%) QA Tester
8 9 (4.52%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (4.52%) Software QA Tester
9 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Security Manager
10 7 (3.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) Web Services
2 9 (4.52%) .NET
3 5 (2.51%) EDI
4 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.51%) CSS
5 3 (1.51%) HTML
5 3 (1.51%) Java EE
6 2 (1.01%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.01%) EDIFACT
6 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.01%) jQuery
6 2 (1.01%) Spring
6 2 (1.01%) XML
6 2 (1.01%) XSLT
7 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) Behat
7 1 (0.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.52%) FMCG
3 9 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.02%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.51%) CMDB
5 5 (2.51%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.51%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.51%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.01%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.50%) Blog
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.50%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.08%) Windows
2 15 (7.54%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.52%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.52%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.51%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.01%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.51%) Linux
7 3 (1.51%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.01%) Android
8 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.65%) ITIL
2 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.60%) Change Management
4 38 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (16.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (16.58%) Test Scripting
6 27 (13.57%) SDLC
7 24 (12.06%) Defect Management
8 22 (11.06%) Project Management
9 21 (10.55%) Six Sigma
10 17 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.54%) Service Delivery
11 16 (8.04%) Line Management
11 16 (8.04%) Scrum
12 14 (7.04%) Automated Testing
12 14 (7.04%) Business Analysis
12 14 (7.04%) Coaching
12 14 (7.04%) Regression Testing
12 14 (7.04%) Time Management
13 13 (6.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.55%) SQL
2 8 (4.02%) C#
3 7 (3.52%) ABAP
4 6 (3.02%) Java
5 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.01%) C
7 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.51%) R
7 3 (1.51%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (21.11%) Degree
2 32 (16.08%) ISEB
3 19 (9.55%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (6.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.52%) HNC
7 7 (3.52%) HND
7 7 (3.52%) MCITP
7 7 (3.52%) MCSA
7 7 (3.52%) MCSE
7 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.02%) CISM
8 6 (3.02%) CISSP
8 6 (3.02%) Postgraduate
9 5 (2.51%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.51%) SANS
9 5 (2.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (2.01%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) QA
2 18 (9.05%) SLA
3 7 (3.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.51%) COBIT
5 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.50%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (6.03%) Active Directory
1 12 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.02%) vSphere
3 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) SCCM
1 7 (3.52%) vRealize
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.08%) SAP
3 13 (6.53%) VMware
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle
5 8 (4.02%) Citrix
5 8 (4.02%) IBM
5 8 (4.02%) Remedy
6 7 (3.52%) Apple
7 6 (3.02%) Computacenter
8 5 (2.51%) Cisco
9 4 (2.01%) Intel
10 3 (1.51%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.51%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.51%) Informatica
10 3 (1.51%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.51%) Reuters
10 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.01%) HP
11 2 (1.01%) Sage
11 2 (1.01%) Teradata
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