Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 247 224
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2,207 2,311 3,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.38% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.54% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,608 1,806 2,303
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 145,616 149,673 174,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.55% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117,972 124,658 146,059
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -14 867 £60,000 -4.00% 121
South East +57 484 £47,500 - 66
North of England -30 352 £42,500 - 58
Midlands +17 253 £42,500 -5.56% 45
West Midlands +30 184 £40,000 -11.11% 25
North West -24 170 £44,250 +4.12% 29
Yorkshire -41 159 £40,000 -9.09% 22
East of England +2 139 £45,001 +7.14% 29
South West -8 108 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East Midlands +2 67 £50,000 +17.65% 20
North East -10 26 £62,500 +38.89% 7
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 907 (41.10%) Finance
2 658 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
3 475 (21.52%) Project Management
4 461 (20.89%) Microsoft
5 457 (20.71%) SQL
6 440 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
7 357 (16.18%) ITIL
8 310 (14.05%) Windows
9 306 (13.86%) Banking
10 297 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 296 (13.41%) QA
12 291 (13.19%) Degree
13 290 (13.14%) Change Management
14 277 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 256 (11.60%) Test Automation
16 255 (11.55%) Scrum
17 227 (10.29%) SDLC
18 223 (10.10%) Business Analysis
19 221 (10.01%) Coaching
20 216 (9.79%) Mentoring
20 216 (9.79%) Java
21 213 (9.65%) SQL Server
22 203 (9.20%) Asset Management
23 200 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
24 195 (8.84%) Investment Banking
25 193 (8.74%) Management Information System
26 184 (8.34%) Unix
27 183 (8.29%) Linux
28 181 (8.20%) .NET
29 176 (7.97%) Business Process Improvement

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 96 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 44 (1.99%) Confluence
4 39 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.40%) CMS
6 25 (1.13%) IIS
7 23 (1.04%) SAS
8 11 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.32%) Apache
11 7 (0.32%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.27%) Documentum
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.23%) WordPress
14 4 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 200 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 166 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (4.89%) MS Visio
4 105 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 64 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.14%) Mingle
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.091%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.86%) ION MarketView
3 29 (1.31%) NetSuite
4 28 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.77%) SAP FI
6 16 (0.72%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 15 (0.68%) SAP CO
7 15 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.63%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
11 10 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
11 10 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (0.45%) SAP MM
11 10 (0.45%) SAP SD
12 9 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.36%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.81%) Office 365
4 44 (1.99%) SaaS
5 24 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (0.72%) Asana
7 15 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
8 13 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.45%) PaaS
10 9 (0.41%) Force.com
10 9 (0.41%) GitHub
10 9 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
12 6 (0.27%) IaaS
13 5 (0.23%) CloudBees
14 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.18%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.71%) Firewall
2 52 (2.36%) Network Security
3 29 (1.31%) Internet
3 29 (1.31%) SAN
4 25 (1.13%) VPN
5 24 (1.09%) LAN
6 23 (1.04%) WAN
7 20 (0.91%) Wireless
8 15 (0.68%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.63%) DNS
10 13 (0.59%) DHCP
10 13 (0.59%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.50%) SMS
12 10 (0.45%) BGP
12 10 (0.45%) OSPF
13 9 (0.41%) VoIP
14 8 (0.36%) RIP
14 8 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.32%) SSL
15 7 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.72%) MySQL
3 80 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (1.95%) Big Data
5 43 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 43 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.13%) QlikView
9 22 (1.00%) Power BI
10 19 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (0.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 18 (0.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 17 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.72%) Event Store
13 16 (0.72%) Redis
13 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.54%) SAP BW
15 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 145 (6.57%) JIRA
2 114 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 96 (4.35%) Selenium
4 75 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 61 (2.76%) Cucumber
6 57 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 46 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 39 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (1.63%) HP UFT
10 29 (1.31%) SpecFlow
11 24 (1.09%) Bower
11 24 (1.09%) Grunt
12 23 (1.04%) JUnit
13 22 (1.00%) Subversion
14 19 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (0.86%) WebDriver
15 16 (0.72%) gulp
15 16 (0.72%) NUnit
16 14 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 907 (41.10%) Finance
2 306 (13.86%) Banking
3 195 (8.84%) Investment Banking
4 145 (6.57%) Retail Banking
5 124 (5.62%) Manufacturing
6 105 (4.76%) Marketing
6 105 (4.76%) Retail
7 92 (4.17%) Front Office
8 85 (3.85%) Back Office
9 54 (2.45%) Advertising
10 52 (2.36%) Legal
11 48 (2.17%) Telecoms
12 37 (1.68%) Financial Institution
13 34 (1.54%) Law
14 25 (1.13%) Games
15 18 (0.82%) Military
16 16 (0.72%) Electronics
16 16 (0.72%) International Banking
17 15 (0.68%) Publishing
18 13 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 749 (33.94%) Analyst
2 258 (11.69%) Business Analyst
3 197 (8.93%) Support Analyst
4 187 (8.47%) Developer
5 149 (6.75%) Project Manager
6 98 (4.44%) Consultant
7 93 (4.21%) Applications Support
8 79 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
9 76 (3.44%) IT Manager
10 74 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 69 (3.13%) IT Analyst
12 66 (2.99%) Test Analyst
13 65 (2.95%) Architect
14 63 (2.85%) Service Manager
15 57 (2.58%) Tester
16 54 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
17 52 (2.36%) Security Analyst
18 48 (2.17%) Information Analyst
19 47 (2.13%) IT Support
20 45 (2.04%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (8.20%) .NET
2 111 (5.03%) HTML
3 72 (3.26%) Web Services
4 70 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 62 (2.81%) XML
6 59 (2.67%) CSS
7 41 (1.86%) Middleware
8 40 (1.81%) jQuery
9 36 (1.63%) SOAP
10 31 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 31 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (1.40%) XSLT
11 29 (1.31%) Gherkin
11 29 (1.31%) WCF
12 28 (1.27%) RESTful
13 27 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
13 27 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (1.00%) JSON
14 22 (1.00%) Node.js
15 21 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 440 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 137 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 69 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (2.58%) User Experience
6 56 (2.54%) Fintech
7 47 (2.13%) Equities
8 42 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 40 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 40 (1.81%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 31 (1.40%) Clustering
12 27 (1.22%) Derivative
12 27 (1.22%) Fixed Income
13 24 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 24 (1.09%) PMI
13 24 (1.09%) Smart Meter
13 24 (1.09%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.04%) Credit Risk
15 19 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 310 (14.05%) Windows
2 184 (8.34%) Unix
3 183 (8.29%) Linux
4 117 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.50%) Android
9 11 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.23%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.18%) Solaris
14 3 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.091%) AIX
15 2 (0.091%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (21.52%) Project Management
3 357 (16.18%) ITIL
4 297 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 290 (13.14%) Change Management
6 277 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 256 (11.60%) Test Automation
8 255 (11.55%) Scrum
9 227 (10.29%) SDLC
10 223 (10.10%) Business Analysis
11 221 (10.01%) Coaching
12 216 (9.79%) Mentoring
13 203 (9.20%) Asset Management
14 176 (7.97%) Business Process Improvement
15 159 (7.20%) Service Delivery
16 158 (7.16%) Wealth Management
17 153 (6.93%) PRINCE2
18 148 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 136 (6.16%) CRM
20 135 (6.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 457 (20.71%) SQL
2 216 (9.79%) Java
3 170 (7.70%) C#
4 147 (6.66%) JavaScript
5 111 (5.03%) PowerShell
6 110 (4.98%) Python
7 86 (3.90%) C++
8 53 (2.40%) C
9 43 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 37 (1.68%) Perl
10 37 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 34 (1.54%) VB
12 32 (1.45%) PHP
13 31 (1.40%) Ruby
14 27 (1.22%) VBA
15 25 (1.13%) R
16 23 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 17 (0.77%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 291 (13.19%) Degree
2 79 (3.58%) ISEB
3 64 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 63 (2.85%) Security Cleared
5 54 (2.45%) CISSP
6 49 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (2.08%) CISM
8 45 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 44 (1.99%) PMI Certification
10 42 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 38 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (1.54%) MCSE
12 34 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 33 (1.50%) GIAC
14 30 (1.36%) CRISC
15 28 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (1.09%) MCSA
16 24 (1.09%) PMP
17 21 (0.95%) CCNP
18 16 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (13.41%) QA
2 126 (5.71%) SLA
3 77 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (2.45%) PMO
5 35 (1.59%) Data Quality
6 32 (1.45%) GDPR
7 28 (1.27%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.45%) COBIT
9 10 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.36%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.27%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.23%) GCP
14 5 (0.23%) MiFID
14 5 (0.23%) P3O
15 4 (0.18%) DO-178B
15 4 (0.18%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 125 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 71 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.90%) Docker
4 55 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.68%) vSphere
8 5 (0.23%) XenApp
9 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.091%) Firmware
10 2 (0.091%) Snort
10 2 (0.091%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.091%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.045%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 57 (2.58%) SCCM
2 47 (2.13%) SCOM
3 29 (1.31%) Ansible
4 27 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 22 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.86%) Puppet
7 18 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 11 (0.50%) Terraform
10 11 (0.50%) WSUS
11 10 (0.45%) Nagios
11 10 (0.45%) Simpana
11 10 (0.45%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 461 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 164 (7.43%) Oracle
3 111 (5.03%) VMware
4 106 (4.80%) SAP
5 68 (3.08%) Splunk
6 65 (2.95%) Cisco
7 49 (2.22%) HP
8 46 (2.08%) NetApp
9 44 (1.99%) Dell
10 43 (1.95%) Citrix
10 43 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.90%) ION Trading
12 41 (1.86%) IBM
13 37 (1.68%) Tableau
14 33 (1.50%) EqualLogic
15 31 (1.40%) ServiceNow
16 29 (1.31%) Google
17 28 (1.27%) Capita
18 21 (0.95%) Cadence
18 21 (0.95%) JD Edwards