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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Rank 83 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 9 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.90% 2.04% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £58,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% -2.22%  

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 831 915 1035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.69% 84.64% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 632 686 831
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Harlow - 3 £35,000 -
Basildon +13 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Brentwood +11 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Process Improvement
East of England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Automotive
4 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) SLA
7 5 (16.67%) JMeter
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) JIRA
9 3 (10.00%) French Language

Process Improvement
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JMeter
1 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) TestRail
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Automotive
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) French Language
4 3 (10.00%) German Language
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Service Operations Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Head of Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Solaris
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) PMO
4 1 (3.33%) P3O
4 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sun