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

Process Improvement
England / North East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 14 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.06% 3.11% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 3.51% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 14
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 607 656 671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 89.40% 88.77% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 550 570 552
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the North East

Process Improvement
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Tyne and Wear +18 8 £41,500 -12.63% 3
Durham -9 6 £41,500 -17.00%
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) QA
3 8 (30.77%) Coaching
4 7 (26.92%) CRM
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) ERP
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
2 3 (11.54%) SAP ERP
2 3 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) Gatling
1 2 (7.69%) JMeter
1 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Lean Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) WPF
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Coaching
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) ERP
4 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Line Management
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO22301
3 1 (3.85%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago