Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 253 227
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2,185 2,209 2,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.36% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.51% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,693 2,285
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,061 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,125 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150,744 146,484 173,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.82% 90.40% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123,140 121,546 145,703
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
London -11 797 £60,000 - 105
North of England +18 451 £45,000 +5.88% 52
South East +17 414 £50,000 +11.11% 58
North West -4 218 £45,000 - 23
Midlands -21 206 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Yorkshire +4 191 £43,250 +1.76% 22
South West +6 155 £45,000 +12.50% 24
East of England -21 155 £50,000 +17.65% 27
West Midlands -6 147 £47,000 +10.59% 29
East Midlands -31 58 £38,500 -3.75% 15
North East -5 42 £60,000 +44.58% 7
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 711 (32.54%) Finance
2 674 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
4 424 (19.41%) Project Management
5 412 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
6 398 (18.22%) SQL
7 389 (17.80%) Microsoft
8 351 (16.06%) ITIL
9 336 (15.38%) Degree
10 329 (15.06%) QA
11 283 (12.95%) Test Automation
12 272 (12.45%) Windows
13 268 (12.27%) Linux
14 261 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 255 (11.67%) Mentoring
16 248 (11.35%) Scrum
17 247 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
18 218 (9.98%) Change Management
19 212 (9.70%) Coaching
20 211 (9.66%) SDLC
21 209 (9.57%) JIRA
22 206 (9.43%) Business Analysis
23 202 (9.24%) Oracle
24 199 (9.11%) Java
25 188 (8.60%) PRINCE2
26 185 (8.47%) Business Process Improvement
27 184 (8.42%) SQL Server
28 178 (8.15%) C#
29 177 (8.10%) JavaScript
30 171 (7.83%) Unix

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 83 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.88%) Confluence
3 47 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.14%) Apache Solr
5 18 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (0.78%) IIS
7 14 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.55%) Apache
9 11 (0.50%) CMS
10 10 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.27%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.27%) ArcSDE
12 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.27%) GeoServer
12 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 165 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 159 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.27%) Mingle
9 2 (0.092%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.046%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 76 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (2.24%) NetSuite
3 34 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (1.28%) Markit EDM
5 19 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 15 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.69%) SAP FI
6 15 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (0.59%) SAP SD
8 12 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.55%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.46%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
11 8 (0.37%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 156 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (3.57%) SaaS
4 62 (2.84%) Office 365
5 55 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.14%) GitHub
7 21 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.92%) DigitalOcean
9 18 (0.82%) CloudBees
10 15 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.50%) Force.com
11 11 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
12 9 (0.41%) Asana
12 9 (0.41%) PaaS
13 8 (0.37%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.23%) Slack
14 5 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.84%) Firewall
2 48 (2.20%) Internet
3 38 (1.74%) LAN
4 34 (1.56%) Network Security
4 34 (1.56%) WAN
5 33 (1.51%) DNS
6 28 (1.28%) VPN
7 25 (1.14%) TCP/IP
8 22 (1.01%) DHCP
9 19 (0.87%) SAN
9 19 (0.87%) VoIP
10 18 (0.82%) Wireless
11 11 (0.50%) BGP
11 11 (0.50%) OSPF
12 10 (0.46%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.46%) SSL
13 9 (0.41%) HTTP
14 8 (0.37%) RIP
15 7 (0.32%) Ethernet
15 7 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 99 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 58 (2.65%) MySQL
5 45 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
6 43 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 41 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 35 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
9 29 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (1.24%) Big Data
11 26 (1.19%) Power BI
12 24 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.78%) QlikView
14 15 (0.69%) GIS
14 15 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (0.64%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.59%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.50%) Data Mining
18 11 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 209 (9.57%) JIRA
2 136 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 133 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 114 (5.22%) Selenium
5 67 (3.07%) Cucumber
6 65 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (2.43%) Subversion
8 47 (2.15%) HP UFT
8 47 (2.15%) Visual Studio
9 43 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 43 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (1.83%) GoCD
11 31 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 27 (1.24%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.19%) IBM UrbanCode
14 24 (1.10%) ClearCase
14 24 (1.10%) SpecFlow
15 23 (1.05%) JMeter
16 22 (1.01%) NUnit
17 21 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 711 (32.54%) Finance
2 159 (7.28%) Manufacturing
3 140 (6.41%) Retail
4 132 (6.04%) Banking
5 92 (4.21%) Marketing
6 73 (3.34%) Legal
7 66 (3.02%) Financial Institution
8 63 (2.88%) Back Office
9 59 (2.70%) Advertising
10 49 (2.24%) Investment Banking
10 49 (2.24%) Law
11 48 (2.20%) Telecoms
12 47 (2.15%) Front Office
13 36 (1.65%) Billing
14 29 (1.33%) Games
15 23 (1.05%) Electronics
16 18 (0.82%) Publishing
17 12 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.55%) German Language
17 12 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 689 (31.53%) Analyst
2 282 (12.91%) Business Analyst
3 181 (8.28%) Developer
4 169 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 117 (5.35%) Consultant
6 108 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
7 83 (3.80%) Support Analyst
7 83 (3.80%) Test Analyst
8 79 (3.62%) IT Manager
9 71 (3.25%) Architect
10 70 (3.20%) Applications Support
11 53 (2.43%) Software Engineer
11 53 (2.43%) Tester
12 51 (2.33%) IT Analyst
13 48 (2.20%) Applications Support Analyst
14 45 (2.06%) Senior Manager
14 45 (2.06%) Service Manager
15 43 (1.97%) Senior Business Analyst
16 42 (1.92%) Team Leader
17 41 (1.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (6.86%) .NET
2 106 (4.85%) HTML
3 101 (4.62%) Web Services
4 76 (3.48%) CSS
5 71 (3.25%) XML
6 58 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 52 (2.38%) jQuery
7 52 (2.38%) RESTful
8 39 (1.78%) Middleware
8 39 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (1.65%) WCF
10 35 (1.60%) REST
10 35 (1.60%) XSLT
11 34 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (1.56%) JSON
12 32 (1.46%) .NET Framework
13 31 (1.42%) Gherkin
13 31 (1.42%) SOAP
14 28 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (1.24%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 412 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 105 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 71 (3.25%) Fintech
5 69 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (1.83%) Equities
7 38 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.60%) PMI
10 34 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
11 32 (1.46%) Derivative
11 32 (1.46%) User Experience
12 30 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.28%) Smart Meter
14 27 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 26 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 23 (1.05%) Clustering
17 22 (1.01%) Fixed Income
18 19 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 272 (12.45%) Windows
2 268 (12.27%) Linux
3 171 (7.83%) Unix
4 69 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.92%) Android
9 19 (0.87%) Windows 10
10 18 (0.82%) CoreOS
11 14 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.32%) AIX
13 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.27%) CentOS
14 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.27%) Solaris
15 2 (0.092%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
3 424 (19.41%) Project Management
4 351 (16.06%) ITIL
5 283 (12.95%) Test Automation
6 261 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 255 (11.67%) Mentoring
8 248 (11.35%) Scrum
9 247 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 218 (9.98%) Change Management
11 212 (9.70%) Coaching
12 211 (9.66%) SDLC
13 206 (9.43%) Business Analysis
14 188 (8.60%) PRINCE2
15 185 (8.47%) Business Process Improvement
16 168 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 167 (7.64%) ERP
18 154 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
19 149 (6.82%) DevOps
20 146 (6.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 398 (18.22%) SQL
2 199 (9.11%) Java
3 178 (8.15%) C#
4 177 (8.10%) JavaScript
5 122 (5.58%) Python
6 94 (4.30%) C++
7 80 (3.66%) C
7 80 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 66 (3.02%) PHP
9 50 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 39 (1.78%) VB
11 37 (1.69%) Perl
12 25 (1.14%) Ruby
13 21 (0.96%) R
14 17 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.73%) VBA
16 15 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.59%) VBScript
18 11 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 336 (15.38%) Degree
2 88 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 67 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
4 61 (2.79%) PMI Certification
5 60 (2.75%) ISEB
6 57 (2.61%) ISTQB
7 54 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (2.38%) CISSP
9 50 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 43 (1.97%) CISM
11 38 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 30 (1.37%) MCSE
13 30 (1.37%) PMP
14 27 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (1.01%) CCNP
16 21 (0.96%) CIMA
17 20 (0.92%) MCSA
18 19 (0.87%) ACCA
18 19 (0.87%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (15.06%) QA
2 104 (4.76%) SLA
3 92 (4.21%) Data Quality
4 80 (3.66%) PMO
5 62 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 49 (2.24%) ISO 9001
7 34 (1.56%) GDPR
8 29 (1.33%) GCP
9 20 (0.92%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.37%) COBIT
11 8 (0.37%) DO-178B
11 8 (0.37%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.27%) GAAP
13 5 (0.23%) Def Stans
13 5 (0.23%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.14%) PSD2
14 3 (0.14%) TickIT
15 2 (0.092%) MiFID
System Software
1 110 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 93 (4.26%) Docker
3 47 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.73%) Firmware
8 11 (0.50%) vSphere
9 8 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.23%) XenApp
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.092%) Snort
14 2 (0.092%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 72 (3.30%) Ansible
2 59 (2.70%) Puppet
3 54 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (2.47%) SCCM
4 33 (1.51%) SCOM
5 28 (1.28%) Terraform
6 22 (1.01%) Consul
6 22 (1.01%) Rundeck
7 21 (0.96%) Graphite
7 21 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (0.87%) Nagios
8 19 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 18 (0.82%) Automic
9 18 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (0.59%) WSUS
12 11 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.41%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.41%) Simpana
13 9 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 389 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 202 (9.24%) Oracle
3 121 (5.54%) SAP
4 90 (4.12%) VMware
5 68 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (2.79%) Cisco
7 49 (2.24%) Google
8 45 (2.06%) HP
9 36 (1.65%) Splunk
9 36 (1.65%) Tableau
10 35 (1.60%) Capita
10 35 (1.60%) IBM
11 34 (1.56%) JD Edwards
11 34 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 29 (1.33%) Sage
13 28 (1.28%) WorldPay
14 27 (1.24%) Infor
14 27 (1.24%) Vermilion
15 23 (1.05%) AppDynamics
15 23 (1.05%) Apple