Period
to 22 September 2018

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

Process Improvement
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 168 126
Rank change year-on-year +86 -42 +33
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 128 59 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.11% 1.20% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.27% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 97 50 125
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -7.37%
10th Percentile £25,600 £20,975 £24,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -15.73% -1.11%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,772 4,631 5,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.51% 93.84% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,159 3,896 4,259
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Leeds

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Leeds

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Leeds

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

1 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.19%) Finance
3 36 (28.13%) Line Management
4 34 (26.56%) ITIL
5 29 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (19.53%) Scrum
6 25 (19.53%) Service Management
6 25 (19.53%) Incident Management
7 22 (17.19%) Project Management
7 22 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (16.41%) ITIL V3
8 21 (16.41%) ITSM
9 20 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 20 (15.63%) Decision-Making
10 18 (14.06%) Coaching
11 17 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Excel
12 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 15 (11.72%) SLA
13 15 (11.72%) Games
13 15 (11.72%) User Stories
14 14 (10.94%) Software Delivery
14 14 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
14 14 (10.94%) Workflow
15 13 (10.16%) Service Delivery
15 13 (10.16%) Matrix Management
15 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (10.16%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (10.16%) SDLC

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (7.03%) Confluence
2 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.78%) Movex
2 1 (0.78%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) DNS
2 2 (1.56%) LAN
2 2 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.78%) SMTP
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Big Data
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) JIRA
2 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (42.19%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Games
3 8 (6.25%) Back Office
3 8 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.69%) Retail
5 5 (3.91%) Advertising
5 5 (3.91%) Electronics
5 5 (3.91%) Marketing
5 5 (3.91%) Military
6 3 (2.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (26.56%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Business Analyst
3 18 (14.06%) Incident Manager
4 12 (9.38%) Senior Manager
5 10 (7.81%) Senior Incident Manager
5 10 (7.81%) Service Manager
6 9 (7.03%) Account Manager
6 9 (7.03%) Contracts Manager
7 8 (6.25%) Consultant
7 8 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Information Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) Lead Business Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Planning Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Service Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.78%) RESTful
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.47%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.69%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.56%) PMI
6 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Unix
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.13%) Line Management
3 34 (26.56%) ITIL
4 29 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (19.53%) Incident Management
5 25 (19.53%) Scrum
5 25 (19.53%) Service Management
6 22 (17.19%) Project Management
7 21 (16.41%) ITIL V3
7 21 (16.41%) ITSM
8 20 (15.63%) Decision-Making
8 20 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 18 (14.06%) Coaching
10 17 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (11.72%) User Stories
12 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
12 14 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.94%) Software Delivery
12 14 (10.94%) Workflow
13 13 (10.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.38%) SQL
2 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.25%) C
4 4 (3.13%) C#
5 2 (1.56%) Java
5 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.91%) A+ Certification
2 5 (3.91%) MCDST
2 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.56%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) MCSA
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) SLA
2 12 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) PMO
4 3 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.38%) Sun
3 8 (6.25%) Samsung
3 8 (6.25%) Xerox
4 7 (5.47%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.91%) Apple
5 5 (3.91%) Cisco
5 5 (3.91%) Dell
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle
7 2 (1.56%) Unisys
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix
8 1 (0.78%) IFS
8 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter