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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 727 693 698
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 172 181 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 153 158 137
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £78,500 £75,000
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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -50 165 £45,000 -10.00% 16
London -12 54 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +3 25 £45,000 +34.32%
City of London -1 22 £60,500 -34.59% 1
Northamptonshire -7 18 £45,000 +34.32%
South East -31 18 £43,750 -7.89% 3
North West -1 17 £43,000 -9.47% 2
Manchester +4 16 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Northampton -2 16 £45,000 +34.32%
East of England -4 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West -11 15 £52,966 -31.65% 4
West Midlands -29 13 £42,535 -2.77% 1
Bedfordshire +7 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Warwickshire +17 8 £43,000 +43.33% 1
Warwick - 8 £43,000 - 1
Bristol - 8 £43,000 - 2
Hampshire -16 7 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Swindon -9 6 £52,966 -31.65%
Wiltshire -11 6 £52,966 -31.65%
Surrey -5 5 £47,500 -7.31%
Yorkshire -65 5 £35,500 -13.40% 2
Berkshire -9 4 £39,000 -27.44% 1
Hertfordshire -19 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Lincolnshire - 4 £33,500 -
Dunstable - 4 £50,000 -
Wales +5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South Wales +5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Nottingham 0 3 £36,250 -34.09%
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £36,250 -34.09%
North East - 3 £43,000 -

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 150 (45.05%) Finance
2 123 (36.94%) Six Sigma
3 95 (28.53%) PRINCE2
4 93 (27.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 91 (27.33%) Change Management
6 81 (24.32%) Project Management
7 70 (21.02%) Business Process Improvement
8 68 (20.42%) Banking
9 60 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (18.02%) Degree
10 59 (17.72%) ITIL
11 58 (17.42%) Lean Six Sigma
12 47 (14.11%) Retail
13 46 (13.81%) Business Analysis
14 42 (12.61%) Process Management
15 40 (12.01%) E-Commerce
16 38 (11.41%) MS Office
17 33 (9.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 31 (9.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 25 (7.51%) SQL
19 25 (7.51%) Asset Management
20 24 (7.21%) SLA
20 24 (7.21%) QA
21 23 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (6.91%) Management Information System
22 22 (6.61%) Business Transformation
23 20 (6.01%) MS Excel
24 19 (5.71%) MS Visio
24 19 (5.71%) Service Delivery
25 17 (5.11%) Service Management

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.10%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.20%) SAS
5 2 (0.60%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (11.41%) MS Office
2 20 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 19 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.10%) MS Project
6 6 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.20%) Firewall
2 13 (3.90%) Wireless
3 12 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.30%) VPN
4 11 (3.30%) RIP
4 11 (3.30%) SSL
4 11 (3.30%) SAN
4 11 (3.30%) DWDM
4 11 (3.30%) MPLS
4 11 (3.30%) OSPF
4 11 (3.30%) BGP
4 11 (3.30%) EIGRP
4 11 (3.30%) HSRP
5 5 (1.50%) Internet
6 2 (0.60%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) 3G
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) LTE
7 1 (0.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.50%) SQLPlus
3 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 150 (45.05%) Finance
2 68 (20.42%) Banking
3 47 (14.11%) Retail
4 16 (4.80%) Marketing
5 11 (3.30%) International Banking
6 10 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.70%) Legal
8 8 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.80%) French Language
9 6 (1.80%) Publishing
10 5 (1.50%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.50%) Automotive
10 5 (1.50%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.20%) German Language
12 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.60%) Military
13 2 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (30.33%) Analyst
2 58 (17.42%) Business Analyst
3 39 (11.71%) Consultant
4 34 (10.21%) Process Manager
5 29 (8.71%) Process Improvement Manager
5 29 (8.71%) Business Manager
6 27 (8.11%) Process Analyst
7 26 (7.81%) Project Manager
8 19 (5.71%) Process Consultant
9 15 (4.50%) Lead Business Analyst
10 13 (3.90%) Business Consultant
11 11 (3.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 11 (3.30%) Change Manager
11 11 (3.30%) Architect
12 10 (3.00%) Network Specialist
12 10 (3.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
12 10 (3.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
13 8 (2.40%) Business Process Manager
13 8 (2.40%) Business Process Improvement Manager
14 7 (2.10%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.70%) XSLT
2 7 (2.10%) BAPI
2 7 (2.10%) SAP ALE
2 7 (2.10%) EJB
2 7 (2.10%) JDBC
2 7 (2.10%) SAP PI
3 5 (1.50%) .NET
4 3 (0.90%) CSS
4 3 (0.90%) HTML
4 3 (0.90%) XML
5 2 (0.60%) SOAP
5 2 (0.60%) Web Services
5 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.60%) LINQ
5 2 (0.60%) jQuery
5 2 (0.60%) Ajax
5 2 (0.60%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.91%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.60%) E-Learning
3 10 (3.00%) Fixed Income
3 10 (3.00%) Life Science
4 7 (2.10%) Statistics
5 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.80%) PMI
6 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.20%) Equities
8 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.60%) Kindle
9 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.60%) Psychology
9 2 (0.60%) Derivative
10 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.11%) Windows
2 11 (3.30%) Linux
3 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (36.94%) Six Sigma
2 95 (28.53%) PRINCE2
3 93 (27.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 91 (27.33%) Change Management
5 81 (24.32%) Project Management
6 70 (21.02%) Business Process Improvement
7 60 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (17.72%) ITIL
9 58 (17.42%) Lean Six Sigma
10 46 (13.81%) Business Analysis
11 42 (12.61%) Process Management
12 40 (12.01%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.51%) Asset Management
14 23 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (6.61%) Business Transformation
16 19 (5.71%) Service Delivery
17 17 (5.11%) PRINCE
17 17 (5.11%) Service Management
18 16 (4.80%) Analytics
18 16 (4.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.51%) SQL
2 7 (2.10%) ABAP
3 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.50%) C
5 3 (0.90%) C#
5 3 (0.90%) VBA
6 2 (0.60%) Python
6 2 (0.60%) Java
6 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (18.02%) Degree
2 33 (9.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 31 (9.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 15 (4.50%) ISEB
5 14 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.60%) CCNP
7 9 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.80%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 6 (1.80%) IIBA
9 5 (1.50%) PMP
10 4 (1.20%) HNC
10 4 (1.20%) HND
10 4 (1.20%) MBA
10 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.21%) SLA
1 24 (7.21%) QA
2 15 (4.50%) ISO 9001
3 10 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.10%) GCP
5 6 (1.80%) COBIT
6 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.30%) VMware ESX
1 11 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 11 (3.30%) HP NNM
2 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.60%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (5.11%) SAP
2 14 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.90%) Cisco
3 13 (3.90%) Juniper
3 13 (3.90%) F5
4 12 (3.60%) HP
5 11 (3.30%) Citrix
5 11 (3.30%) VMware
6 10 (3.00%) Oracle
7 9 (2.70%) Google
8 7 (2.10%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.80%) Minitab
10 4 (1.20%) Siebel
11 3 (0.90%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.60%) IBM
12 2 (0.60%) Fidessa
12 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.60%) Aprimo
12 2 (0.60%) Unica
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