Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 74 70
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 22 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.69% 1.38% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.55% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £30,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.44% -28.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,850 £34,394
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,025 £58,000
North West median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +4.12% +0.59% +5.63%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 717 840 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.76% 89.17% 82.36%
Number of salaries quoted 576 774 585
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Blackburn +7 9 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Preston +10 7 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Colne +4 4 £26,500 -8.62%
Accrington - 1 - -
Process Improvement
North West

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

1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Process Management
3 9 (40.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (40.91%) Business Process Improvement
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
3 9 (40.91%) CRM
3 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Capita
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (18.18%) Logistics
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 4 (18.18%) JDA
7 4 (18.18%) NHS
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) CRM Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Process Management
3 9 (40.91%) Business Process Improvement
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 9 (40.91%) CRM
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Runbook
6 2 (9.09%) Security Hardening
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Capita
3 4 (18.18%) JDA
4 2 (9.09%) VMware