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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 76 93
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 44 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.03% 0.95% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.11% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 19
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £71,375 £79,125 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

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 1278 811 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.14% 85.46% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 2561 4970
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -23 14 - - 1
Crewe - 14 £67,500 -
Chester +7 3 £35,000 -53.33%
Warrington -15 3 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £37,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 2 £36,250 -
Process Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (65.85%) Finance
2 30 (36.59%) Management Information System
3 29 (35.37%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.83%) ITIL
6 20 (24.39%) Oracle
7 19 (23.17%) Information Security
8 17 (20.73%) Degree
9 16 (19.51%) Virtual Team
10 15 (18.29%) Customer Engagement
10 15 (18.29%) Retail
11 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (17.07%) IBM
11 14 (17.07%) MCSE
12 12 (14.63%) Java
12 12 (14.63%) CNA
12 12 (14.63%) CNE
12 12 (14.63%) Novell Certification
12 12 (14.63%) CISSP
12 12 (14.63%) Security+ Certification
12 12 (14.63%) Legal
12 12 (14.63%) CISA
12 12 (14.63%) Identity Management
12 12 (14.63%) Data Security
12 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
12 12 (14.63%) SDLC
12 12 (14.63%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
13 11 (13.41%) Banking

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 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.10%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) MindAlign
4 2 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.22%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.44%) SAP EWM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.22%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.22%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.22%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.22%) Boomi
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Broadband
1 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.66%) Firewall
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
1 3 (3.66%) OSPF
1 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (65.85%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Retail
3 12 (14.63%) Legal
4 11 (13.41%) Banking
5 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.88%) Italian Language
6 4 (4.88%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.44%) Billing
8 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.22%) Law
8 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Security Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) Compliance Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Service Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Functional Business Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Process Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
1 8 (9.76%) Java EE
2 4 (4.88%) JSON
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (3.66%) EDI
4 2 (2.44%) EDIFACT
4 2 (2.44%) IDoc
4 2 (2.44%) JMS
4 2 (2.44%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (2.44%) XMPP
4 2 (2.44%) XSLT
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.22%) SOAP
5 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.59%) Management Information System
2 29 (35.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (19.51%) Virtual Team
4 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.10%) Life Science
6 3 (3.66%) Contactless
6 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.44%) Derivative
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.22%) iPad
8 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) AIX
3 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (26.83%) ITIL
3 19 (23.17%) Information Security
4 15 (18.29%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (14.63%) Data Security
5 12 (14.63%) Identity Management
5 12 (14.63%) SDLC
6 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.20%) CRM
7 10 (12.20%) Migration
8 9 (10.98%) SOA
9 8 (9.76%) Open Source
9 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.76%) TOGAF
9 8 (9.76%) UML
9 8 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (8.54%) Six Sigma
10 7 (8.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.66%) Groovy
4 3 (3.66%) Jython
4 3 (3.66%) Korn
4 3 (3.66%) Perl
4 3 (3.66%) Ruby
5 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 14 (17.07%) MCSE
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.63%) CISA
3 12 (14.63%) CISSP
3 12 (14.63%) CNA
3 12 (14.63%) CNE
3 12 (14.63%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (14.63%) Novell Certification
3 12 (14.63%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (4.88%) ISEB
5 3 (3.66%) SAP Certification
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (2.44%) MCSA
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) COBIT
2 5 (6.10%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) EMIR
3 2 (2.44%) MiFID
4 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.39%) Oracle
3 14 (17.07%) IBM
4 8 (9.76%) Cognizant
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco
6 4 (4.88%) Cadence
7 3 (3.66%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.66%) HP
7 3 (3.66%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (3.66%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Sun
8 2 (2.44%) VMware
9 1 (1.22%) Dell
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