Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 246 235
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2416 2482 3039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.38% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.55% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1939 2264
England median annual salary £48,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.90% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £28,900 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% - +1.52%

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 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 1029 £60,000 -4.00% 35
South East +42 518 £47,500 - 25
North of England -43 336 £40,000 -9.86% 37
Midlands +9 271 £41,500 -6.74% 9
West Midlands +18 182 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West -30 174 £42,500 - 17
East of England -14 155 £47,500 - 15
Yorkshire -37 149 £37,000 -17.78% 16
South West -27 102 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East Midlands +16 87 £41,500 +3.75% 3
North East +14 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 1038 (42.96%) Finance
2 657 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 551 (22.81%) SQL
4 512 (21.19%) Project Management
5 495 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
6 459 (19.00%) Microsoft
7 439 (18.17%) Banking
8 400 (16.56%) ITIL
9 382 (15.81%) Windows
10 332 (13.74%) Asset Management
11 323 (13.37%) Investment Banking
12 303 (12.54%) Change Management
13 300 (12.42%) Degree
14 293 (12.13%) Retail Banking
15 290 (12.00%) Wealth Management
16 288 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 287 (11.88%) Java
18 284 (11.75%) QA
19 275 (11.38%) Business Analysis
20 268 (11.09%) SQL Server
21 267 (11.05%) SDLC
22 266 (11.01%) Unix
23 261 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
24 255 (10.55%) Scrum
25 245 (10.14%) Mentoring
26 228 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
27 225 (9.31%) Oracle
28 215 (8.90%) Coaching
29 214 (8.86%) Management Information System
30 203 (8.40%) Test Automation

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
1 107 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (2.57%) Confluence
4 57 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 37 (1.53%) CMS
6 30 (1.24%) IIS
7 27 (1.12%) SAS
7 27 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 23 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.41%) Apache
10 10 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.25%) Documentum
13 6 (0.25%) MS Project Server
13 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 228 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 188 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
3 116 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 115 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 82 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) Niku Workbench
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.083%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.083%) Mingle
9 2 (0.083%) SPSS
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.041%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 66 (2.73%) ION MarketView
2 44 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 24 (0.99%) SAP MM
4 21 (0.87%) SAP CO
4 21 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.62%) SAP PP
7 14 (0.58%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.58%) SAP SCM
8 13 (0.54%) SAP QM
9 12 (0.50%) Markit EDM
9 12 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.50%) SAP SD
10 11 (0.46%) assyst
11 10 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 98 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.52%) SaaS
4 59 (2.44%) Office 365
5 17 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (0.62%) Asana
7 14 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
8 13 (0.54%) PaaS
9 12 (0.50%) Force.com
10 8 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
11 7 (0.29%) IaaS
12 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.25%) Dropbox
12 6 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 6 (0.25%) Veeva
13 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.12%) Tricentis Tosca
15 2 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.083%) GitHub
15 2 (0.083%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 111 (4.59%) Firewall
2 59 (2.44%) Network Security
3 42 (1.74%) VPN
4 32 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.28%) SAN
6 28 (1.16%) LAN
7 27 (1.12%) WAN
8 24 (0.99%) DHCP
9 23 (0.95%) Wireless
10 22 (0.91%) FTP
11 21 (0.87%) DNS
11 21 (0.87%) Internet
12 14 (0.58%) HTTP
12 14 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.54%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.46%) SMS
15 10 (0.41%) Unified Communications
16 9 (0.37%) Intranet
17 8 (0.33%) LTE
17 8 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.19%) MySQL
3 70 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (2.19%) NoSQL
5 53 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 44 (1.82%) Big Data
8 33 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 26 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.03%) QlikView
11 24 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
12 23 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (0.95%) Event Store
12 23 (0.95%) Redis
13 22 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (0.79%) Power BI
14 19 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 19 (0.79%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 17 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 159 (6.58%) JIRA
2 112 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 80 (3.31%) Selenium
4 58 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 50 (2.07%) Cucumber
6 46 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 44 (1.82%) JUnit
8 40 (1.66%) Maven
9 36 (1.49%) Subversion
9 36 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 31 (1.28%) Bower
10 31 (1.28%) Grunt
11 28 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (1.08%) WebDriver
13 23 (0.95%) gulp
14 17 (0.70%) HP UFT
15 16 (0.66%) Ranorex
16 15 (0.62%) JMeter
16 15 (0.62%) SpecFlow
17 13 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1038 (42.96%) Finance
2 439 (18.17%) Banking
3 323 (13.37%) Investment Banking
4 293 (12.13%) Retail Banking
5 130 (5.38%) Back Office
6 123 (5.09%) Front Office
7 122 (5.05%) Marketing
8 120 (4.97%) Manufacturing
9 110 (4.55%) Retail
10 76 (3.15%) Telecoms
11 47 (1.95%) Legal
12 39 (1.61%) Advertising
13 30 (1.24%) Electronics
14 28 (1.16%) Law
14 28 (1.16%) Military
15 24 (0.99%) International Banking
16 20 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.83%) Games
16 20 (0.83%) Publishing
17 13 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 831 (34.40%) Analyst
2 271 (11.22%) Business Analyst
3 258 (10.68%) Support Analyst
4 218 (9.02%) Developer
5 149 (6.17%) Project Manager
6 113 (4.68%) IT Manager
7 110 (4.55%) Consultant
8 108 (4.47%) IT Analyst
9 101 (4.18%) Applications Support
10 97 (4.01%) Service Manager
11 91 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
12 78 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
13 77 (3.19%) Desktop Support
14 75 (3.10%) IT Support
15 73 (3.02%) Delivery Manager
16 68 (2.81%) IT Support Analyst
17 64 (2.65%) Desktop Engineer
18 63 (2.61%) SAP Analyst
19 62 (2.57%) E-Commerce Analyst
19 62 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (8.03%) .NET
2 113 (4.68%) HTML
3 95 (3.93%) Web Services
4 84 (3.48%) XML
5 66 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 57 (2.36%) CSS
7 49 (2.03%) XSLT
8 44 (1.82%) REST
9 43 (1.78%) SOAP
10 41 (1.70%) Middleware
11 39 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 37 (1.53%) jQuery
13 34 (1.41%) Hibernate
14 33 (1.37%) AngularJS
15 30 (1.24%) Spring
16 29 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
17 25 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
18 23 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (0.95%) JMS
19 21 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 495 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 131 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 92 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 90 (3.73%) User Experience
6 46 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 42 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 41 (1.70%) Equities
9 40 (1.66%) Reference Data
10 39 (1.61%) Pricing Data
11 35 (1.45%) Clustering
11 35 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 33 (1.37%) Data Centre
13 32 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 31 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
14 31 (1.28%) Fintech
14 31 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 28 (1.16%) Fixed Income
16 23 (0.95%) Credit Risk
16 23 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 382 (15.81%) Windows
2 266 (11.01%) Unix
3 194 (8.03%) Linux
4 139 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.83%) Android
10 16 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.12%) Solaris
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.083%) CentOS
16 2 (0.083%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (21.19%) Project Management
3 400 (16.56%) ITIL
4 332 (13.74%) Asset Management
5 303 (12.54%) Change Management
6 290 (12.00%) Wealth Management
7 288 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 275 (11.38%) Business Analysis
9 267 (11.05%) SDLC
10 261 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 255 (10.55%) Scrum
12 245 (10.14%) Mentoring
13 215 (8.90%) Coaching
14 203 (8.40%) Test Automation
15 201 (8.32%) Business Process Improvement
16 172 (7.12%) Service Delivery
17 168 (6.95%) Service Management
18 143 (5.92%) PRINCE2
19 140 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
20 139 (5.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 551 (22.81%) SQL
2 287 (11.88%) Java
3 146 (6.04%) JavaScript
4 140 (5.79%) PowerShell
5 131 (5.42%) C#
6 116 (4.80%) Python
7 90 (3.73%) C
8 82 (3.39%) C++
9 81 (3.35%) Shell Script
10 39 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 35 (1.45%) Perl
12 31 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 30 (1.24%) VBA
14 28 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 24 (0.99%) PHP
16 20 (0.83%) Ruby
16 20 (0.83%) VBScript
17 19 (0.79%) ABAP
17 19 (0.79%) R
18 15 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 300 (12.42%) Degree
2 87 (3.60%) ISEB
3 84 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 62 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 60 (2.48%) CISSP
6 56 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (2.32%) ISTQB
7 45 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (1.82%) PMI Certification
9 36 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 35 (1.45%) CISM
11 32 (1.32%) GIAC
12 31 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (1.28%) PMP
13 28 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (1.12%) CRISC
15 26 (1.08%) MCSE
16 22 (0.91%) CCNP
17 17 (0.70%) MCSA
18 14 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (11.75%) QA
2 180 (7.45%) SLA
3 82 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (2.44%) PMO
5 33 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 31 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 21 (0.87%) GDPR
9 13 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (0.50%) MiFID
11 10 (0.41%) COBIT
12 9 (0.37%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.37%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.33%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.29%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.25%) P3O
16 4 (0.17%) IFRS
17 3 (0.12%) DO-178B
17 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 2 (0.083%) Basel III
System Software
1 124 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.48%) Docker
4 46 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.03%) vSphere
6 17 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.083%) NFS
9 2 (0.083%) Samba
9 2 (0.083%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.083%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.041%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.041%) Firmware
10 1 (0.041%) Snort
Systems Management
1 44 (1.82%) SCCM
2 36 (1.49%) SCOM
3 34 (1.41%) Kubernetes
4 26 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (0.62%) Ansible
7 14 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.58%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.50%) Puppet
9 11 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.33%) Simpana
12 7 (0.29%) Nagios
13 5 (0.21%) WSUS
14 4 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 459 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 225 (9.31%) Oracle
3 178 (7.37%) SAP
4 114 (4.72%) VMware
5 99 (4.10%) Splunk
6 68 (2.81%) ION Trading
7 62 (2.57%) Cisco
8 56 (2.32%) NetApp
9 50 (2.07%) HP
10 48 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
11 44 (1.82%) Dell
12 38 (1.57%) IBM
13 37 (1.53%) Citrix
14 35 (1.45%) Tableau
15 32 (1.32%) Xerox
16 31 (1.28%) EqualLogic
17 29 (1.20%) Adobe
18 25 (1.03%) Google
19 22 (0.91%) ServiceNow
20 21 (0.87%) SolarWinds