Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 176 143
Rank change year-on-year -37 -33 +95
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 88 110 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.10% 1.47% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.62% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 87 104
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -13.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,400 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £85,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Stockport - 10 £43,750 -
Bolton -6 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Rochdale - 5 £52,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £19,500 -
Process Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) Project Management
2 21 (23.86%) Degree
3 19 (21.59%) QA
4 18 (20.45%) Retail
5 17 (19.32%) Business Process Improvement
6 16 (18.18%) Finance
7 15 (17.05%) ITIL
7 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 14 (15.91%) Scrum
9 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 12 (13.64%) JIRA
10 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
11 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.50%) Java
11 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.36%) HTML
12 10 (11.36%) CSS
12 10 (11.36%) XML
13 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.23%) Logistics
13 9 (10.23%) ITIL V3
13 9 (10.23%) User Stories
13 9 (10.23%) SDLC
14 8 (9.09%) Robot Framework
14 8 (9.09%) PMO

Process Improvement
Co-occurring 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 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP LE
1 4 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) HFM
3 1 (1.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.14%) Force.com
3 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.14%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.14%) Essbase
2 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) JIRA
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.09%) Robot Framework
3 6 (6.82%) Selenium
4 5 (5.68%) JSUnit
5 4 (4.55%) JUnit
5 4 (4.55%) Maven
6 3 (3.41%) Ranorex
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
6 3 (3.41%) TestRail
7 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (20.45%) Retail
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 8 (9.09%) Automotive
3 8 (9.09%) French Language
3 8 (9.09%) German Language
3 8 (9.09%) Japanese Language
4 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Security Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Information Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Logistics Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Logistics Business Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Information Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) SAP MM Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) SAP MM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) CSS
1 10 (11.36%) HTML
1 10 (11.36%) XML
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.82%) Node.js
4 5 (5.68%) CSS3
4 5 (5.68%) HTML5
4 5 (5.68%) Java EE
4 5 (5.68%) JSON
4 5 (5.68%) RESTful
5 4 (4.55%) EDI
5 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.55%) jQuery
5 4 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (1.14%) COM
6 1 (1.14%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) PMI
4 4 (4.55%) iPad
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.14%) Blog
6 1 (1.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) Project Management
3 17 (19.32%) Business Process Improvement
4 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (17.05%) ITIL
5 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
5 14 (15.91%) Scrum
6 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
8 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.23%) ITIL V3
9 9 (10.23%) Logistics
9 9 (10.23%) SDLC
9 9 (10.23%) User Stories
10 8 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.95%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.82%) C++
4 4 (4.55%) PHP
4 4 (4.55%) Python
4 4 (4.55%) Ruby
5 3 (3.41%) C
6 2 (2.27%) SQL
7 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) ISEB
2 8 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.68%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.68%) PMP
4 4 (4.55%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) CISA
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.55%) CISSP
4 4 (4.55%) MCITP
4 4 (4.55%) MCSA
4 4 (4.55%) MCSE
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.27%) ACCA
6 2 (2.27%) IIBA
6 2 (2.27%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (1.14%) GSEC
7 1 (1.14%) GSNA
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) QA
2 8 (9.09%) PMO
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
4 3 (3.41%) Capita
5 1 (1.14%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Siebel