Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 248 235
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2,290 2,364 2,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.41% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.55% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,579 1,688 2,224
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +0.50% -0.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.71% -4.50%

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 149,069 152,478 172,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.68% 90.66% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 120,004 123,959 145,164
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -31 851 £60,000 - 89
North of England +43 475 £46,000 +8.24% 54
South East -24 408 £51,000 +12.09% 56
Yorkshire +67 228 £45,000 +8.43% 25
North West +34 217 £47,500 +5.56% 26
Midlands -6 216 £47,500 +11.76% 48
South West +22 177 £42,000 +3.70% 19
East of England -4 154 £50,000 +5.26% 23
West Midlands +24 145 £47,250 +11.18% 33
East Midlands -25 70 £47,500 +14.46% 15
North East -6 30 £41,500 - 3
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 724 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (31.44%) Finance
3 488 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
4 452 (19.74%) Project Management
5 447 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
6 436 (19.04%) SQL
7 402 (17.55%) Degree
8 357 (15.59%) ITIL
9 350 (15.28%) Microsoft
10 324 (14.15%) QA
11 315 (13.76%) Linux
12 310 (13.54%) Windows
13 278 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 274 (11.97%) Mentoring
15 272 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 268 (11.70%) Test Automation
17 254 (11.09%) Java
18 250 (10.92%) Scrum
19 248 (10.83%) JavaScript
20 241 (10.52%) SDLC
21 239 (10.44%) JIRA
22 231 (10.09%) Oracle
23 220 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
24 218 (9.52%) Unix
25 213 (9.30%) SQL Server
26 200 (8.73%) Coaching
26 200 (8.73%) DevOps
27 198 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
27 198 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
28 191 (8.34%) Business Analysis

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 91 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 76 (3.32%) Confluence
3 56 (2.45%) IIS
4 44 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 29 (1.27%) Apache
6 21 (0.92%) CMS
7 20 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 18 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 18 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.35%) JBoss
14 7 (0.31%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.22%) GeoServer
Applications
1 149 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 49 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
5 48 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.35%) Mingle
8 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.044%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.044%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.044%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.57%) NetSuite
3 32 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (1.05%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.57%) Concordance
5 13 (0.57%) Relativity
5 13 (0.57%) SAP MM
6 12 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
7 11 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.48%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 9 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.35%) Temenos T24
10 7 (0.31%) HFM
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 198 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
1 198 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (4.37%) SaaS
3 69 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 57 (2.49%) Office 365
5 36 (1.57%) GitHub
6 28 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (1.09%) CloudBees
8 23 (1.00%) DigitalOcean
9 19 (0.83%) PaaS
10 18 (0.79%) IaaS
11 15 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (0.52%) Slack
13 9 (0.39%) Force.com
14 8 (0.35%) FinancialForce
14 8 (0.35%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 6 (0.26%) Trello
16 5 (0.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.53%) Firewall
2 42 (1.83%) Internet
3 39 (1.70%) DNS
4 35 (1.53%) VPN
5 32 (1.40%) LAN
6 30 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.27%) WAN
8 22 (0.96%) DHCP
8 22 (0.96%) SSL
9 20 (0.87%) VoIP
10 16 (0.70%) Wireless
11 14 (0.61%) SAN
12 13 (0.57%) Network Security
13 10 (0.44%) ATM
13 10 (0.44%) Intranet
13 10 (0.44%) MPLS
14 9 (0.39%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.39%) IPsec
15 8 (0.35%) BGP
15 8 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
2 100 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 70 (3.06%) MySQL
4 49 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 48 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (2.01%) Big Data
7 45 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 44 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
9 38 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
10 28 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.87%) Power BI
12 19 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.74%) Blockchain
15 16 (0.70%) Essbase
16 15 (0.66%) MariaDB
16 15 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 239 (10.44%) JIRA
2 177 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 157 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 139 (6.07%) Selenium
5 95 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (3.93%) Cucumber
7 79 (3.45%) Subversion
8 65 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 59 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 54 (2.36%) GoCD
11 45 (1.97%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.53%) Visual Studio
13 34 (1.48%) HP UFT
14 32 (1.40%) JMeter
15 31 (1.35%) ClearCase
15 31 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
16 28 (1.22%) Vagrant
17 26 (1.14%) Travis CI
18 24 (1.05%) PHPUnit
19 23 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 720 (31.44%) Finance
2 144 (6.29%) Retail
3 135 (5.90%) Banking
4 119 (5.20%) Manufacturing
5 93 (4.06%) Legal
6 88 (3.84%) Marketing
7 73 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 69 (3.01%) Back Office
9 68 (2.97%) Investment Banking
10 57 (2.49%) Games
11 54 (2.36%) Billing
12 53 (2.31%) Advertising
12 53 (2.31%) Law
13 47 (2.05%) Front Office
14 46 (2.01%) Telecoms
15 33 (1.44%) Electronics
16 24 (1.05%) Publishing
17 17 (0.74%) Automotive
17 17 (0.74%) Military
18 12 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 611 (26.68%) Analyst
2 247 (10.79%) Business Analyst
3 209 (9.13%) Developer
4 152 (6.64%) Consultant
4 152 (6.64%) Project Manager
5 95 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
6 82 (3.58%) IT Manager
7 81 (3.54%) Applications Support
8 74 (3.23%) IT Analyst
9 71 (3.10%) Architect
10 70 (3.06%) Support Analyst
11 68 (2.97%) Software Engineer
12 59 (2.58%) Team Leader
13 57 (2.49%) Test Analyst
14 52 (2.27%) Software Developer
15 51 (2.23%) Senior Developer
16 50 (2.18%) Service Analyst
17 44 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
17 44 (1.92%) Test Engineer
18 43 (1.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (8.25%) .NET
2 134 (5.85%) Web Services
3 130 (5.68%) HTML
4 102 (4.45%) CSS
5 70 (3.06%) XML
6 57 (2.49%) REST
7 55 (2.40%) jQuery
8 51 (2.23%) ASP.NET
9 50 (2.18%) RESTful
10 49 (2.14%) AngularJS
10 49 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (1.97%) Node.js
12 42 (1.83%) JSON
13 34 (1.48%) SOAP
14 33 (1.44%) .NET Framework
15 32 (1.40%) WCF
16 31 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
18 29 (1.27%) Middleware
19 27 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 447 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 143 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 85 (3.71%) User Experience
5 70 (3.06%) Fintech
6 63 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 59 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
9 38 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.27%) PMI
12 27 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.14%) Equities
14 25 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
15 23 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 22 (0.96%) Data Structures
16 22 (0.96%) Fixed Income
17 21 (0.92%) Smart Meter
18 20 (0.87%) Derivative
18 20 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 315 (13.76%) Linux
2 310 (13.54%) Windows
3 218 (9.52%) Unix
4 65 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.09%) CoreOS
9 21 (0.92%) Android
10 19 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.26%) AIX
13 6 (0.26%) CentOS
13 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
3 452 (19.74%) Project Management
4 357 (15.59%) ITIL
5 278 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 274 (11.97%) Mentoring
7 272 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 268 (11.70%) Test Automation
9 250 (10.92%) Scrum
10 241 (10.52%) SDLC
11 220 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
12 200 (8.73%) Coaching
12 200 (8.73%) DevOps
13 191 (8.34%) Business Analysis
14 184 (8.03%) Business Process Improvement
15 177 (7.73%) Change Management
16 163 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 159 (6.94%) PRINCE2
18 154 (6.72%) Waterfall
19 145 (6.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 436 (19.04%) SQL
2 254 (11.09%) Java
3 248 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 187 (8.17%) C#
5 114 (4.98%) Python
6 100 (4.37%) C++
7 97 (4.24%) C
8 87 (3.80%) PHP
8 87 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 69 (3.01%) Bash Shell
10 25 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 24 (1.05%) Perl
12 19 (0.83%) Apex Code
13 18 (0.79%) VB
13 18 (0.79%) VBA
14 14 (0.61%) X++
15 13 (0.57%) R
16 12 (0.52%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.48%) Ruby
18 10 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 402 (17.55%) Degree
2 90 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
4 57 (2.49%) PMI Certification
4 57 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 42 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (1.66%) CISSP
9 38 (1.66%) ISEB
10 31 (1.35%) PMP
11 26 (1.14%) CISM
11 26 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 25 (1.09%) CCNA
12 25 (1.09%) CIMA
13 20 (0.87%) ACCA
13 20 (0.87%) CCNP
14 17 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (14.15%) QA
2 113 (4.93%) Data Quality
3 100 (4.37%) SLA
4 80 (3.49%) PMO
5 58 (2.53%) ISO 9001
5 58 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (1.79%) GCP
7 35 (1.53%) GDPR
8 33 (1.44%) PCI DSS
9 24 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.44%) COBIT
10 10 (0.44%) DO-178B
11 8 (0.35%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.26%) GAAP
13 4 (0.17%) Def Stans
13 4 (0.17%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.13%) PSD2
15 2 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.087%) MiFID
System Software
1 126 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 114 (4.98%) Docker
3 54 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.18%) Firmware
6 18 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.35%) vSphere
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.087%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.044%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.044%) NFS
14 1 (0.044%) Samba
Systems Management
1 106 (4.63%) Puppet
2 105 (4.59%) Ansible
3 94 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.62%) Terraform
5 31 (1.35%) SCCM
6 30 (1.31%) Graphite
7 29 (1.27%) Consul
7 29 (1.27%) Rundeck
8 25 (1.09%) Automic
8 25 (1.09%) Nagios
9 16 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 15 (0.66%) SCOM
11 12 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (0.39%) Salt
13 8 (0.35%) Kibana
14 7 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 350 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 231 (10.09%) Oracle
3 116 (5.07%) SAP
4 76 (3.32%) VMware
5 73 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (2.62%) ServiceNow
7 57 (2.49%) Google
8 51 (2.23%) Cisco
9 36 (1.57%) Splunk
10 35 (1.53%) Tableau
11 34 (1.48%) Atlassian
12 33 (1.44%) IBM
13 32 (1.40%) Capita
14 30 (1.31%) RedGate
15 29 (1.27%) AppDynamics
15 29 (1.27%) Delphix
15 29 (1.27%) New Relic
15 29 (1.27%) Red Hat
16 26 (1.14%) WorldPay
17 25 (1.09%) Infor