Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 106 111
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 21 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.43% 1.54% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.81% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 15
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £96,500 £54,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,241 1,654 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.42% 84.99% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,279 1,490
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,873 £26,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 6 months to 23 May 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
Colchester +8 10 £52,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -12 3 - -
Brentwood +21 1 - -
Chelmsford +10 1 - -
Process Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) PMP
3 10 (47.62%) PMI Certification
3 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 10 (47.62%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 10 (47.62%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (23.81%) SAP CO
6 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 5 (23.81%) SAP FI
6 5 (23.81%) ERP
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Accounts Payable
6 5 (23.81%) Accounts Receivable
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.52%) PMO
9 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps

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 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP CO
1 5 (23.81%) SAP FI
1 5 (23.81%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) CA Gen
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Project Manager
1 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Software Project Manager
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
5 5 (23.81%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) SAP CO Support
5 5 (23.81%) SAP FI Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) SAP FI/CO Support
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Support
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Accounts Payable
6 5 (23.81%) Accounts Receivable
6 5 (23.81%) ERP
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
10 1 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
10 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
10 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
1 10 (47.62%) PMI Certification
1 10 (47.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) BEA
2 1 (4.76%) Capita
2 1 (4.76%) Civica
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Northgate
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Pega
2 1 (4.76%) webMethods