Period
to 17 February 2020

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 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 103 126
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 -31
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 31 39 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.94% 1.89% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.02% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 30
Cheshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +29.41% +10.39%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,025 £32,100
90th Percentile £76,500 £97,625 £83,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,453 1,932 3,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 90.93% 93.56% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,446 2,290
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -5 12 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Macclesfield - 5 £65,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £75,000 - 1
Crewe - 2 £45,000 -
Knutsford +17 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) MCSD
2 12 (38.71%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) VMS
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (38.71%) RESTful
2 12 (38.71%) Azure
2 12 (38.71%) AWS
2 12 (38.71%) Sitecore
2 12 (38.71%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
2 12 (38.71%) API Integration
3 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (35.48%) Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (35.48%) SaaS
3 11 (35.48%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (25.81%) Matrix Management
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) WFM

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) AWS
1 12 (38.71%) Azure
2 11 (35.48%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
1 6 (19.35%) .NET Development Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Agile .NET Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Development Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Development Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Digital Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Lead .NET Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Lead Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Senior Agile Developer
1 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Head of Support
3 4 (12.90%) Head of IT
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
1 12 (38.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) API Integration
2 12 (38.71%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
3 11 (35.48%) Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (25.81%) Matrix Management
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 3 (9.68%) IT Governance
7 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Product Management
7 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) WFM
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (6.45%) Logistics
8 2 (6.45%) Remarketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C#
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (38.71%) PHP
1 12 (38.71%) Python
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) MCSD
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (38.71%) Sitecore
2 11 (35.48%) Salesforce.com