The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 706 761 718
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -43
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 203 135 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 151 99 164
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93552 90411 91426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.24% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76783 73632 77460
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Process Improvement
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK.

Process Improvement Salary Trend in the UK

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Process Improvement over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 within the UK.

Process Improvement Salary Histogram in the UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 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
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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
England +58 185 £50,000 - 32
London +26 55 £50,000 -20.00% 8
East of England +9 29 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Midlands +39 27 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Northamptonshire +7 27 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Northampton +2 25 £55,000 +64.17% 1
West Midlands +2 20 £46,268 +32.19% 2
City of London +17 18 £55,000 +0.91% 3
South East -11 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland +17 16 £50,000 +2.04% 2
Bedfordshire +14 15 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +12 14 - - 1
Warwick - 14 - - 1
Glasgow +10 13 - -
Yorkshire -36 13 £26,000 -37.34% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £43,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £55,000 +10.00%
North West +1 11 £41,000 -3.52% 2
South West -4 10 £55,000 -2.22% 12
Dunstable - 10 £50,000 -
Swindon +7 8 £55,500 -28.38% 1
Wiltshire -1 8 £55,500 -1.33% 1
West Yorkshire -28 7 £26,000 -37.34% 2
Cambridge - 7 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £35,000 - 1
Leeds -9 5 £26,000 -43.78%
Manchester -10 5 £47,000 +10.58% 2
Peterborough - 5 £35,000 -
Merseyside +19 4 £40,000 -
Hull -1 4 - -

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 179 (48.25%) Finance
2 147 (39.62%) Six Sigma
3 116 (31.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 104 (28.03%) Change Management
5 103 (27.76%) PRINCE2
6 100 (26.95%) Banking
6 100 (26.95%) Business Process Improvement
7 84 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (20.49%) Lean Six Sigma
9 73 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (18.33%) Project Management
11 61 (16.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 57 (15.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 57 (15.36%) Process Management
13 52 (14.02%) ITIL
14 51 (13.75%) Degree
15 50 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (11.32%) SQL
17 41 (11.05%) Retail
17 41 (11.05%) Business Analysis
18 38 (10.24%) MS Visio
19 36 (9.70%) Microsoft
19 36 (9.70%) SLA
20 35 (9.43%) MS Excel
21 34 (9.16%) Service Delivery
22 31 (8.36%) E-Commerce
23 30 (8.09%) Coaching
24 29 (7.82%) MS Office
24 29 (7.82%) TDD
25 26 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 19 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.54%) SAS
4 2 (0.54%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (10.24%) MS Visio
2 35 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 29 (7.82%) MS Office
4 14 (3.77%) MS Project
5 11 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.27%) assyst
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.66%) DWDM
1 21 (5.66%) MPLS
1 21 (5.66%) OSPF
1 21 (5.66%) BGP
1 21 (5.66%) EIGRP
1 21 (5.66%) Firewall
1 21 (5.66%) Wireless
1 21 (5.66%) RIP
1 21 (5.66%) TCP/IP
1 21 (5.66%) VPN
1 21 (5.66%) SSL
1 21 (5.66%) HSRP
2 10 (2.70%) Internet
3 5 (1.35%) SAN
4 3 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.27%) 3G
5 1 (0.27%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.27%) LTE
5 1 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.62%) SQLPlus
5 5 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (3.23%) JUnit
1 12 (3.23%) Subversion
1 12 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 179 (48.25%) Finance
2 100 (26.95%) Banking
3 41 (11.05%) Retail
4 20 (5.39%) Automotive
5 18 (4.85%) Legal
5 18 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.62%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.35%) International Banking
9 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.35%) Publishing
9 5 (1.35%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.08%) French Language
11 3 (0.81%) German Language
11 3 (0.81%) Back Office
12 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (30.19%) Analyst
2 68 (18.33%) Business Analyst
3 38 (10.24%) Process Analyst
4 36 (9.70%) Consultant
5 33 (8.89%) Developer
6 29 (7.82%) Project Manager
7 23 (6.20%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.20%) Process Manager
8 16 (4.31%) Process Improvement Manager
8 16 (4.31%) Network Specialist
9 14 (3.77%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 12 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Software Developer
11 11 (2.96%) Business Process Analyst
11 11 (2.96%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.70%) Process Consultant
13 9 (2.43%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) Process Improvement Consultant
14 8 (2.16%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.58%) .NET
2 15 (4.04%) CSS
2 15 (4.04%) HTML
3 14 (3.77%) Ajax
3 14 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 14 (3.77%) LINQ
3 14 (3.77%) jQuery
3 14 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (3.77%) HTML5
3 14 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 14 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.50%) Web Services
5 12 (3.23%) REST
5 12 (3.23%) Spring
6 8 (2.16%) Spring Integration
6 8 (2.16%) JAX-RS
7 5 (1.35%) XML
8 2 (0.54%) XSLT
8 2 (0.54%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.16%) User Experience
4 7 (1.89%) Statistics
5 6 (1.62%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.35%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.35%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.08%) FMCG
8 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.81%) PMI
8 3 (0.81%) Psychology
9 2 (0.54%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.54%) Kindle
9 2 (0.54%) Life Science
10 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.27%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.12%) Linux
2 8 (2.16%) Windows
3 2 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (39.62%) Six Sigma
2 116 (31.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 104 (28.03%) Change Management
4 103 (27.76%) PRINCE2
5 100 (26.95%) Business Process Improvement
6 84 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (20.49%) Lean Six Sigma
8 73 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (18.33%) Project Management
10 57 (15.36%) Process Management
11 52 (14.02%) ITIL
12 41 (11.05%) Business Analysis
13 34 (9.16%) Service Delivery
14 31 (8.36%) E-Commerce
15 30 (8.09%) Coaching
16 29 (7.82%) TDD
17 26 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (6.74%) Asset Management
18 25 (6.74%) Mentoring
18 25 (6.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.32%) SQL
2 18 (4.85%) T-SQL
3 16 (4.31%) C#
4 15 (4.04%) Java
5 8 (2.16%) C
6 6 (1.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.81%) VBA
8 2 (0.54%) Python
8 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) AWK
8 2 (0.54%) sed
8 2 (0.54%) Perl
8 2 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (16.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 57 (15.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 51 (13.75%) Degree
4 25 (6.74%) ISEB
5 21 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.66%) CCNP
6 17 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 6 (1.62%) IIBA
8 5 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.81%) PMP
9 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.54%) MBA
10 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.54%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CBAP
11 1 (0.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.70%) SLA
2 16 (4.31%) QA
3 10 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.62%) COBIT
5 5 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.08%) FATCA
7 3 (0.81%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.35%) VMware ESX
1 5 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (5.66%) HP NNM
2 3 (0.81%) SCOM
2 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.47%) Oracle
3 23 (6.20%) F5
4 22 (5.93%) HP
5 21 (5.66%) Juniper
5 21 (5.66%) Cisco
6 7 (1.89%) IBM
6 7 (1.89%) Google
7 5 (1.35%) VMware
7 5 (1.35%) Citrix
8 4 (1.08%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.08%) SAP
8 4 (1.08%) Siebel
8 4 (1.08%) Minitab
8 4 (1.08%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.54%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.54%) Remedy
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + FX Car (Private / Business Miles)
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 7 days ago
Tewkesbury
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + car allowance + pension
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + car allowance + pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London, Manchester
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Tewkesbury
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + car allowance + pension
Posted: 20 days ago