The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 16 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.64% 1.59% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.91% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 14
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.43% -18.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,750 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 816 837 1098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 83.78% 83.04% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 664 668 861
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Essex

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Essex

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Essex

Process Improvement
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +8 10 £52,500 +50.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £60,000 -
Process Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) PMP
4 7 (28.00%) PMI Certification
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) JIRA
4 7 (28.00%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (16.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Information Security
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) French Language
8 3 (12.00%) German Language
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 3 (12.00%) Security Auditing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Planning

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) French Language
2 3 (12.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) IT Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Services Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Head of Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Solaris
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Auditing
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (28.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Dynatrace
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) SAP