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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 315 302 313
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 994 1090 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.02% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.20% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 755 842 733
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 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
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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 -11 920 £47,500 -5.00% 104
London -68 310 £57,500 +4.54% 38
South East -17 168 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North West +52 93 £40,000 -20.00% 16
City of London +15 91 £60,000 +4.34% 12
East of England +12 89 £47,750 +0.52% 7
Yorkshire +5 75 £40,000 -4.76% 7
South West -4 66 £37,500 -28.57% 12
West Midlands +7 64 £47,500 +13.09% 4
Surrey +14 63 £47,500 +11.76% 5
West Yorkshire +14 56 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Manchester +40 53 £40,000 +3.22% 9
Hertfordshire +24 41 £62,750 +32.10% 3
East Midlands +5 39 £54,000 +3.39% 4
Scotland +6 38 £41,250 -13.15% 8
Birmingham +29 37 £50,000 +8.69% 2
Leeds +12 34 £39,000 -13.33% 5
Berkshire -20 27 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cheshire +41 25 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Egham +9 25 - -
Bournemouth - 25 £42,500 - 2
Dorset - 25 £42,500 - 4
Guildford +24 23 £65,000 +58.53% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 23 £41,625 -22.91% 1
Hampshire +24 21 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Bristol -25 20 £34,368 -37.51% 1
Watford +20 19 £65,000 +18.18%
North East +1 19 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Glasgow -19 19 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Bradford +6 17 £43,000 +30.30%

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 679 (34.71%) Finance
2 434 (22.19%) Analytical Skills
3 427 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
4 402 (20.55%) Project Management
5 364 (18.61%) ITIL
6 328 (16.77%) Degree
7 297 (15.18%) Microsoft
8 291 (14.88%) Business Analysis
9 286 (14.62%) SQL
10 285 (14.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 263 (13.45%) Change Management
12 255 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 228 (11.66%) Business Process Improvement
14 215 (10.99%) Six Sigma
15 205 (10.48%) QA
16 196 (10.02%) SAP
17 191 (9.76%) SQL Server
17 191 (9.76%) MS Excel
18 187 (9.56%) Mentoring
19 180 (9.20%) Management Information System
20 174 (8.90%) .NET
21 167 (8.54%) Windows
22 165 (8.44%) PRINCE2
22 165 (8.44%) Oracle
23 164 (8.38%) C#
23 164 (8.38%) Service Delivery
24 159 (8.13%) Service Management
25 144 (7.36%) Coaching
26 139 (7.11%) JavaScript
26 139 (7.11%) MS Office

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 69 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.33%) Documentum
3 24 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.07%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 18 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (0.92%) Node.js
7 16 (0.82%) IIS
8 14 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.72%) CMS
9 13 (0.66%) Apache
10 12 (0.61%) MS Project Server
11 11 (0.56%) JBoss
11 11 (0.56%) SAS
11 11 (0.56%) WordPress
12 10 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.31%) Jadu
15 5 (0.26%) Confluence
16 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 191 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 139 (7.11%) MS Office
3 75 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 62 (3.17%) MS Project
5 54 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) SPSS
8 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.15%) Niku Workbench
10 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 37 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 26 (1.33%) SAP CO
3 26 (1.33%) SAP FI
3 26 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 20 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.92%) SAP PS
6 16 (0.82%) SAP ERP
7 15 (0.77%) SAP SD
8 14 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
9 13 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (0.56%) SAP BPC
11 9 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.46%) SAP WM
12 8 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.41%) SAP HR
13 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.74%) SaaS
2 19 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
4 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.41%) Office 365
6 7 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (0.31%) IaaS
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.15%) PaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.10%) Force.com
10 2 (0.10%) GitHub
10 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.10%) Heroku
10 2 (0.10%) Taleo
11 1 (0.051%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.69%) Internet
3 29 (1.48%) HTTP
4 25 (1.28%) DNS
5 23 (1.18%) Firewall
6 16 (0.82%) Intranet
7 15 (0.77%) LAN
7 15 (0.77%) SMTP
8 14 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (0.56%) Network Security
9 11 (0.56%) SSL
10 10 (0.51%) SAN
11 9 (0.46%) LDAP
12 8 (0.41%) VoIP
12 8 (0.41%) VPN
13 7 (0.36%) DHCP
13 7 (0.36%) WAN
14 6 (0.31%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.31%) VLAN
15 5 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 36 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.69%) Big Data
7 30 (1.53%) MySQL
8 29 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
9 28 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (0.77%) Oracle Database
14 15 (0.77%) SAP BI
14 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (2.86%) Selenium
2 49 (2.51%) JIRA
3 48 (2.45%) Maven
4 43 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 35 (1.79%) JUnit
6 30 (1.53%) Subversion
7 27 (1.38%) HP UFT
7 27 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 24 (1.23%) Mockito
9 23 (1.18%) Ant
10 21 (1.07%) FitNesse
10 21 (1.07%) Git (software)
11 18 (0.92%) Eclipse
12 17 (0.87%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.72%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.61%) Hudson
14 12 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (0.46%) JBehave
General
1 679 (34.71%) Finance
2 119 (6.08%) Banking
3 107 (5.47%) Retail
4 83 (4.24%) Manufacturing
5 70 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 59 (3.02%) Legal
7 58 (2.97%) Marketing
8 51 (2.61%) Back Office
9 39 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.64%) Law
11 29 (1.48%) Publishing
12 21 (1.07%) Advertising
13 18 (0.92%) Billing
14 16 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.66%) Local Government
17 12 (0.61%) Front Office
18 10 (0.51%) Automotive
18 10 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 615 (31.44%) Analyst
2 286 (14.62%) Business Analyst
3 153 (7.82%) Developer
4 146 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 138 (7.06%) Consultant
6 106 (5.42%) IT Manager
7 76 (3.89%) Process Analyst
8 63 (3.22%) Architect
9 61 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
10 58 (2.97%) Support Analyst
11 57 (2.91%) .NET Developer
12 50 (2.56%) C# Developer
12 50 (2.56%) Service Manager
13 49 (2.51%) Administrator
14 47 (2.40%) Applications Support
15 45 (2.30%) Software Developer
15 45 (2.30%) Tester
16 42 (2.15%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (2.10%) SAP Analyst
18 40 (2.04%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (8.90%) .NET
2 97 (4.96%) HTML
3 77 (3.94%) XML
4 74 (3.78%) jQuery
5 69 (3.53%) Web Services
6 64 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 63 (3.22%) CSS
8 59 (3.02%) Spring
9 55 (2.81%) .NET Framework
10 33 (1.69%) REST
11 32 (1.64%) J2EE
12 29 (1.48%) HTML5
13 27 (1.38%) Java EE
14 26 (1.33%) Middleware
15 25 (1.28%) Ajax
15 25 (1.28%) AngularJS
16 24 (1.23%) WCF
17 20 (1.02%) Hibernate
17 20 (1.02%) Struts
18 19 (0.97%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 434 (22.19%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (9.20%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 49 (2.51%) Statistics
6 31 (1.58%) Mathematics
7 30 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 29 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
11 19 (0.97%) Semantic Web
11 19 (0.97%) User Experience
12 18 (0.92%) PMI
13 17 (0.87%) Derivative
14 16 (0.82%) Economics
14 16 (0.82%) FMCG
14 16 (0.82%) NHS
15 15 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.54%) Windows
2 94 (4.81%) Linux
3 90 (4.60%) Unix
4 37 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.66%) Solaris
8 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.36%) AIX
10 6 (0.31%) Android
10 6 (0.31%) CentOS
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.10%) SUSE
14 1 (0.051%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.051%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (20.55%) Project Management
3 364 (18.61%) ITIL
4 291 (14.88%) Business Analysis
5 285 (14.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 263 (13.45%) Change Management
7 255 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 228 (11.66%) Business Process Improvement
9 215 (10.99%) Six Sigma
10 187 (9.56%) Mentoring
11 165 (8.44%) PRINCE2
12 164 (8.38%) Service Delivery
13 159 (8.13%) Service Management
14 144 (7.36%) Coaching
15 133 (6.80%) Lean Six Sigma
16 130 (6.65%) SDLC
17 119 (6.08%) Risk Management
18 117 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
19 113 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
19 113 (5.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (14.62%) SQL
2 164 (8.38%) C#
3 139 (7.11%) JavaScript
4 129 (6.60%) Java
5 30 (1.53%) C
6 26 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 24 (1.23%) Perl
8 23 (1.18%) Python
9 19 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 19 (0.97%) VB
10 18 (0.92%) VBA
11 17 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 17 (0.87%) XPath
12 16 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 15 (0.77%) Ruby
14 14 (0.72%) PHP
15 12 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.36%) C++
16 7 (0.36%) VBScript
17 6 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 328 (16.77%) Degree
2 112 (5.73%) ISEB
3 64 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
4 61 (3.12%) Security Cleared
5 49 (2.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 38 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.43%) CISSP
8 28 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 26 (1.33%) CISM
11 25 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 24 (1.23%) MBA
13 22 (1.12%) ISTQB
14 20 (1.02%) PMP
15 16 (0.82%) CISA
15 16 (0.82%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
16 15 (0.77%) CITP
16 15 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (0.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (10.48%) QA
2 138 (7.06%) SLA
3 55 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.84%) COBIT
5 30 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 30 (1.53%) PCI DSS
6 27 (1.38%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.87%) SDET
8 11 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (0.56%) ISO22301
8 11 (0.56%) P3O
8 11 (0.56%) SSAE 16
9 10 (0.51%) COSO
10 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.15%) FATCA
12 3 (0.15%) MiFID
13 2 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.56%) Terminal Server
3 11 (0.56%) vSphere
4 9 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.31%) NFS
6 3 (0.15%) vCloud
6 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.15%) XenApp
7 2 (0.10%) Snort
7 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.051%) Firmware
8 1 (0.051%) Samba
8 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.051%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (1.23%) Puppet
2 19 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (0.87%) Ansible
4 11 (0.56%) SCCM
5 7 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.31%) Netcool
7 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.20%) SCOM
9 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.15%) Control-M
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.10%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.10%) vMotion
10 2 (0.10%) WSUS
11 1 (0.051%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 297 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 196 (10.02%) SAP
3 165 (8.44%) Oracle
4 46 (2.35%) HP
5 42 (2.15%) Remedy
6 40 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (1.84%) VMware
8 34 (1.74%) ServiceNow
9 32 (1.64%) Citrix
10 31 (1.58%) IBM
11 26 (1.33%) Sun
12 24 (1.23%) Cisco
13 22 (1.12%) Informatica
14 17 (0.87%) BMC
14 17 (0.87%) Civica
15 16 (0.82%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.82%) TIBCO
16 14 (0.72%) Charles River
17 12 (0.61%) CollabNet
17 12 (0.61%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 70-75k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £70k plus excellent benefits and extensive career progression o
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35,000 - £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35,000 - £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago