The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
North West / Manchester
Rank 159 120 152
Rank change year-on-year -39 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 40 64 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.03% 1.90% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.11% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 26
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,574 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3557 3032 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.56% 89.89% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 2504 2714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Manchester

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Manchester

Process Improvement
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheadle +9 6 £40,000 +100.00%
Salford - 3 £37,747 -
Stockport -4 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Process Improvement
North West

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 43 (46.74%) Finance
2 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.09%) Degree
4 17 (18.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 15 (16.30%) Change Management
6 15 (16.30%) SQL
7 14 (15.22%) SAP
8 13 (14.13%) Scrum
8 13 (14.13%) ISEB
8 13 (14.13%) SDLC
9 12 (13.04%) Retail
9 12 (13.04%) Selenium
9 12 (13.04%) Windows
9 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.96%) Business Process Improvement
10 11 (11.96%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.96%) Coaching
11 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.87%) Case Management
11 10 (10.87%) Automated Testing
11 10 (10.87%) Project Management
12 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
12 9 (9.78%) QA
12 9 (9.78%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
13 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.70%) Defect Management

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.17%) MS Office
5 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP AFS
1 5 (5.43%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.43%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.35%) SAP MM
2 4 (4.35%) SAP PP
2 4 (4.35%) SAP SCM
3 2 (2.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) DHCP
1 3 (3.26%) DNS
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
1 3 (3.26%) LAN
1 3 (3.26%) WAN
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) VoIP
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) FTP
3 1 (1.09%) NAS
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
2 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Selenium
2 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.61%) FitNesse
3 7 (7.61%) HP UFT
3 7 (7.61%) JIRA
4 3 (3.26%) JUnit
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.17%) JMeter
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (46.74%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Retail
3 8 (8.70%) Legal
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
6 3 (3.26%) German Language
7 2 (2.17%) French Language
7 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Electronics
8 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Analyst
2 16 (17.39%) Tester
3 14 (15.22%) Business Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) Software Tester
5 10 (10.87%) Automation Tester
5 10 (10.87%) Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Developer
6 7 (7.61%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (7.61%) QA Tester
6 7 (7.61%) Software QA Tester
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Tester
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Operations Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) SAP Developer
9 4 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) XML
2 7 (7.61%) EDI
2 7 (7.61%) Web Services
3 6 (6.52%) EDIFACT
3 6 (6.52%) XSLT
4 3 (3.26%) .NET
5 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.09%) SAPUI5
6 1 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Android
2 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (17.39%) Functional Testing
4 15 (16.30%) Change Management
5 13 (14.13%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) SDLC
6 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.96%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.96%) Business Process Improvement
7 11 (11.96%) Coaching
8 10 (10.87%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.87%) Case Management
8 10 (10.87%) Project Management
9 9 (9.78%) Business Process Modelling
9 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
9 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.70%) Defect Management
10 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) R
4 5 (5.43%) ABAP
5 4 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 13 (14.13%) ISEB
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
4 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.09%) IIBA
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.09%) PhD
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.09%) SANS
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) ISO13485
4 1 (1.09%) PMO
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.09%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Nessus
1 2 (2.17%) Nexpose
1 2 (2.17%) Nmap
1 2 (2.17%) QRadar
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) SAP
2 6 (6.52%) IBM
2 6 (6.52%) IBM Sterling
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) Intel
3 3 (3.26%) Intel Security
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) Splunk
3 3 (3.26%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Apple
4 2 (2.17%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.17%) NetWitness
4 2 (2.17%) Qualys
4 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Symantec
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