The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 74 89
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 40 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.72% 1.92% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 2.25% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 14
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1111 1585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.90% 85.13% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 745 930 1205
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Cheshire

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Cheshire

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Cheshire

Process Improvement
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +8 16 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Warrington +18 12 £45,000 -10.00%
Crewe -12 4 £48,750 +35.41%
Process Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 27 (42.19%) ITIL
3 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 14 (21.88%) Oracle
6 13 (20.31%) IBM
7 12 (18.75%) Windows
7 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) Banking
7 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (17.19%) SQL
9 10 (15.63%) Java
9 10 (15.63%) MCSE
9 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (15.63%) SDLC
9 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (14.06%) MCITP
10 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
10 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
10 9 (14.06%) MCSA
10 9 (14.06%) ISEB
10 9 (14.06%) VMware
10 9 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (12.50%) Migration
11 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.50%) Line Management

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.13%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.56%) Boomi
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Broadband
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
1 3 (4.69%) OSPF
1 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Service Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) Java EE
2 4 (6.25%) EDI
2 4 (6.25%) EDIFACT
2 4 (6.25%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) XSLT
3 3 (4.69%) Middleware
4 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.81%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) Life Science
5 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.13%) AIX
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 15 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (15.63%) SDLC
5 8 (12.50%) Line Management
5 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.94%) Six Sigma
6 7 (10.94%) SOA
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) CRM
7 6 (9.38%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (9.38%) Open Source
7 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 6 (9.38%) UML
7 6 (9.38%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (7.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) Groovy
4 2 (3.13%) Jython
4 2 (3.13%) Korn
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) Ruby
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) MCSE
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) ISEB
2 9 (14.06%) MCITP
2 9 (14.06%) MCSA
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) CISA
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) CNA
5 1 (1.56%) CNE
5 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) COBIT
2 5 (7.81%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) EMIR
3 1 (1.56%) MiFID
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) vRealize
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 13 (20.31%) IBM
4 9 (14.06%) VMware
5 6 (9.38%) Cognizant
6 5 (7.81%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (6.25%) Cadence
8 3 (4.69%) Apple
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.13%) Sun
10 1 (1.56%) Dell
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