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

Process Improvement
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 114 121
Rank change year-on-year -57 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 44 68 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.04% 1.97% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.18% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 51
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 3838 3117 3031
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.08% 90.27% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2671 2523
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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
Bolton 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Altrincham -5 1 £19,500 +2.63%
Rochdale - 1 £52,000 -
Process Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) Retail
4 16 (19.05%) Degree
5 15 (17.86%) Business Process Improvement
6 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (14.29%) Project Management
8 12 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 11 (13.10%) Business Process Modelling
9 11 (13.10%) Windows
9 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
10 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
10 10 (11.90%) SQL
10 10 (11.90%) Case Management
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.71%) ERP
11 9 (10.71%) ISEB
11 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.52%) QA
12 8 (9.52%) Six Sigma
12 8 (9.52%) Java
12 8 (9.52%) Oracle
12 8 (9.52%) XML
12 8 (9.52%) ITIL
13 7 (8.33%) SAP
13 7 (8.33%) Scrum

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 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.19%) HFM
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.19%) SAP AFS
5 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Force.com
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) VoIP
2 2 (2.38%) VPN
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.19%) NAS
3 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.19%) Essbase
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.57%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.57%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.57%) Selenium
2 3 (3.57%) TestRail
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.38%) Maven
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 21 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) German Language
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Software Tester
3 10 (11.90%) Tester
4 7 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Tester
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) HR Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Retail Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) XML
2 6 (7.14%) EDI
2 6 (7.14%) EDIFACT
2 6 (7.14%) XSLT
3 5 (5.95%) CSS
3 5 (5.95%) HTML
3 5 (5.95%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.38%) .NET
5 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.19%) SAPUI5
6 1 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.19%) CESG
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.86%) Business Process Improvement
3 12 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 12 (14.29%) Project Management
4 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.10%) Business Process Modelling
5 10 (11.90%) Case Management
5 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.71%) ERP
6 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL
7 8 (9.52%) Six Sigma
7 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Scrum
8 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.14%) DevOps
9 6 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) Apex Code
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.57%) Python
3 3 (3.57%) R
4 2 (2.38%) C
4 2 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) ABAP
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) ISEB
3 6 (7.14%) CISSP
4 5 (5.95%) CISA
4 5 (5.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.57%) ACCA
6 3 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.19%) CISM
7 1 (1.19%) GSEC
7 1 (1.19%) GSLC
7 1 (1.19%) GSNA
7 1 (1.19%) IIBA
7 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.19%) PhD
7 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.19%) PMP
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.19%) SANS
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) PMO
3 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.19%) GAAP
5 1 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
1 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.19%) KVM
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Nessus
1 2 (2.38%) Nexpose
1 2 (2.38%) Nmap
1 2 (2.38%) QRadar
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) SAP
3 6 (7.14%) IBM
3 6 (7.14%) IBM Sterling
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) McAfee
4 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.38%) Apple
5 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.38%) Intel
5 2 (2.38%) NetWitness
5 2 (2.38%) Pegasus
5 2 (2.38%) Qualys
5 2 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago