Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 249 242
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2,113 2,406 2,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.60% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,623 2,049
England median annual salary £50,140 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.38% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% -

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 139,739 150,680 163,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.56% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,134 119,743 137,432
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -38 781 £60,000 - 76
South East -2 445 £50,000 +11.11% 52
North of England +33 365 £47,638 +19.10% 54
Midlands -16 202 £42,500 +2.41% 53
Yorkshire +58 198 £47,500 +28.38% 23
South West +67 169 £39,500 -12.22% 56
North West +2 155 £49,500 +23.75% 29
West Midlands +10 141 £38,500 -3.75% 44
East of England -3 140 £45,000 -8.16% 20
East Midlands -48 61 £50,000 +17.65% 9
North East -11 12 £47,638 +19.05% 2
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 740 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (30.53%) Finance
3 427 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
4 406 (19.21%) Project Management
5 395 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
6 364 (17.23%) Degree
7 359 (16.99%) SQL
8 310 (14.67%) Microsoft
9 306 (14.48%) Windows
10 304 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 278 (13.16%) ITIL
12 276 (13.06%) Test Automation
13 271 (12.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 271 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
14 259 (12.26%) QA
15 251 (11.88%) Linux
16 248 (11.74%) JavaScript
17 246 (11.64%) Java
18 242 (11.45%) Scrum
19 240 (11.36%) Mentoring
20 233 (11.03%) C#
21 228 (10.79%) .NET
22 226 (10.70%) DevOps
23 224 (10.60%) JIRA
24 223 (10.55%) SQL Server
25 211 (9.99%) SDLC
26 201 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
27 196 (9.28%) Coaching
28 188 (8.90%) Business Analysis
29 186 (8.80%) Amazon AWS

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
1 100 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 92 (4.35%) Confluence
3 81 (3.83%) IIS
4 40 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 30 (1.42%) Apache
6 24 (1.14%) CMS
7 19 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (0.85%) IBM Notes
9 17 (0.80%) JBoss
9 17 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 120 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
5 54 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.47%) Mingle
7 8 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.095%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.095%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.095%) Maya
9 2 (0.095%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.047%) CATIA
10 1 (0.047%) InVision
10 1 (0.047%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.80%) Concordance
3 17 (0.80%) Relativity
4 14 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 14 (0.66%) SAP MM
5 13 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
6 12 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.57%) SAP SD
7 9 (0.43%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.43%) SAP SCM
8 8 (0.38%) FastStats
8 8 (0.38%) SAP APO
9 7 (0.33%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.28%) SAP EWM
10 6 (0.28%) Workday HCM
11 4 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 201 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 186 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (5.82%) SaaS
4 63 (2.98%) Office 365
5 62 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 34 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.61%) GitHub
7 28 (1.33%) IaaS
8 25 (1.18%) CloudBees
9 24 (1.14%) PaaS
10 16 (0.76%) Serverless
11 14 (0.66%) Slack
12 10 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
13 9 (0.43%) G Suite
14 8 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
14 8 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.28%) Azure Functions
17 5 (0.24%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.50%) Firewall
2 34 (1.61%) DNS
2 34 (1.61%) VPN
3 29 (1.37%) Wireless
4 18 (0.85%) Internet
4 18 (0.85%) SSL
5 16 (0.76%) DHCP
5 16 (0.76%) LAN
5 16 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.76%) WAN
6 12 (0.57%) MPLS
6 12 (0.57%) Network Security
7 11 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 11 (0.52%) VoIP
8 10 (0.47%) IPsec
9 9 (0.43%) ATM
9 9 (0.43%) Intranet
9 9 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (0.43%) SAN
10 7 (0.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 62 (2.93%) MySQL
4 60 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (2.41%) Big Data
6 49 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.18%) MariaDB
9 25 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 24 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.71%) SAP HANA
14 14 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.66%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.62%) Blockchain
15 13 (0.62%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 224 (10.60%) JIRA
2 176 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 168 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 127 (6.01%) Selenium
5 108 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (3.93%) Subversion
7 80 (3.79%) Cucumber
8 72 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 64 (3.03%) TeamCity
10 61 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 50 (2.37%) GoCD
12 41 (1.94%) Visual Studio
13 28 (1.33%) HP UFT
13 28 (1.33%) Vagrant
14 27 (1.28%) JMeter
15 25 (1.18%) ClearCase
15 25 (1.18%) IBM UrbanCode
15 25 (1.18%) Travis CI
16 23 (1.09%) JUnit
17 21 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 645 (30.53%) Finance
2 135 (6.39%) Banking
3 127 (6.01%) Retail
4 75 (3.55%) Legal
5 67 (3.17%) Marketing
6 64 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 61 (2.89%) Games
8 60 (2.84%) Billing
9 57 (2.70%) Back Office
10 54 (2.56%) Investment Banking
11 50 (2.37%) Law
12 43 (2.04%) Telecoms
13 35 (1.66%) Financial Institution
14 31 (1.47%) Front Office
15 30 (1.42%) Advertising
16 19 (0.90%) Publishing
17 18 (0.85%) Electronics
18 17 (0.80%) Automotive
19 10 (0.47%) Aerospace
20 9 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 519 (24.56%) Analyst
2 254 (12.02%) Business Analyst
3 222 (10.51%) Developer
4 149 (7.05%) Consultant
5 116 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 115 (5.44%) IT Manager
7 79 (3.74%) IT Analyst
8 77 (3.64%) Architect
9 71 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
10 67 (3.17%) Applications Support
11 64 (3.03%) .NET Developer
12 61 (2.89%) Senior Developer
13 60 (2.84%) Service Manager
14 59 (2.79%) Test Engineer
15 56 (2.65%) Software Engineer
16 54 (2.56%) Service Analyst
17 53 (2.51%) C# Developer
18 52 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
19 51 (2.41%) Senior Manager
20 50 (2.37%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (10.79%) .NET
2 126 (5.96%) HTML
3 119 (5.63%) Web Services
4 88 (4.16%) CSS
5 73 (3.45%) REST
6 63 (2.98%) ASP.NET
7 62 (2.93%) XML
8 46 (2.18%) Node.js
9 45 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (2.13%) WPF
10 43 (2.04%) AngularJS
11 42 (1.99%) jQuery
12 40 (1.89%) JSON
13 39 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (1.66%) WCF
15 34 (1.61%) SOAP
16 33 (1.56%) React
16 33 (1.56%) RESTful
17 27 (1.28%) XSLT
18 25 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 395 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 131 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 102 (4.83%) User Experience
5 64 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 52 (2.46%) Fintech
6 52 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 44 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 31 (1.47%) PMI
10 26 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 24 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
13 19 (0.90%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (0.85%) Robotics
15 17 (0.80%) Driving Licence
15 17 (0.80%) Equities
16 16 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 306 (14.48%) Windows
2 251 (11.88%) Linux
3 162 (7.67%) Unix
4 55 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.18%) CoreOS
7 22 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.71%) Android
8 15 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.095%) AIX
15 2 (0.095%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
3 406 (19.21%) Project Management
4 304 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 278 (13.16%) ITIL
6 276 (13.06%) Test Automation
7 271 (12.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 271 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
8 242 (11.45%) Scrum
9 240 (11.36%) Mentoring
10 226 (10.70%) DevOps
11 211 (9.99%) SDLC
12 196 (9.28%) Coaching
13 188 (8.90%) Business Analysis
14 167 (7.90%) Change Management
15 163 (7.71%) Business Process Improvement
16 156 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 152 (7.19%) TDD
18 146 (6.91%) Waterfall
19 142 (6.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (16.99%) SQL
2 248 (11.74%) JavaScript
3 246 (11.64%) Java
4 233 (11.03%) C#
5 109 (5.16%) Python
6 104 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 70 (3.31%) C++
8 67 (3.17%) PHP
9 53 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 51 (2.41%) C
11 25 (1.18%) Perl
12 24 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.71%) Ruby
13 15 (0.71%) VBA
14 14 (0.66%) Apex Code
15 13 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.57%) ABAP
17 10 (0.47%) VB
18 9 (0.43%) F#
18 9 (0.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 364 (17.23%) Degree
2 65 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 54 (2.56%) ISEB
5 50 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 38 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 35 (1.66%) PMP
9 33 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.09%) CCNP
12 21 (0.99%) CISSP
13 20 (0.95%) CCNA
14 19 (0.90%) CBAP
15 16 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 14 (0.66%) IIBA
16 14 (0.66%) MBA
17 13 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 12 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (12.26%) QA
2 95 (4.50%) PMO
3 58 (2.74%) SLA
4 52 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 39 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (1.42%) GDPR
7 26 (1.23%) ISO 9001
7 26 (1.23%) PCI DSS
8 24 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.47%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.24%) COBIT
12 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.14%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.14%) P3O
13 3 (0.14%) PSD2
14 2 (0.095%) DO-160
14 2 (0.095%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.095%) MiFID
System Software
1 121 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 103 (4.87%) Docker
3 40 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.76%) Firmware
6 8 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.095%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.095%) vSphere
9 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.047%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.047%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.047%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 101 (4.78%) Ansible
1 101 (4.78%) Puppet
2 86 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.61%) Terraform
4 27 (1.28%) Graphite
5 26 (1.23%) Nagios
6 25 (1.18%) Automic
6 25 (1.18%) Consul
6 25 (1.18%) Rundeck
7 12 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (0.52%) Salt
9 9 (0.43%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.28%) SCCM
11 6 (0.28%) SCOM
12 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.24%) Kibana
12 5 (0.24%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 310 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 146 (6.91%) Oracle
3 111 (5.25%) SAP
4 84 (3.98%) ServiceNow
5 53 (2.51%) Google
6 47 (2.22%) VMware
7 46 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (1.75%) Cisco
9 31 (1.47%) Splunk
10 28 (1.33%) AppDynamics
10 28 (1.33%) Dynatrace
11 27 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 26 (1.23%) RedGate
13 25 (1.18%) Delphix
13 25 (1.18%) XebiaLabs
14 24 (1.14%) New Relic
14 24 (1.14%) Red Hat
15 22 (1.04%) Sitecore
16 20 (0.95%) IBM
17 18 (0.85%) Lotus