Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 83 102
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 26 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.66% 1.49% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.76% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 12
North East median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £41,976
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +7.20% -20.05%
10th Percentile £32,425 £28,750 £17,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £50,000 £55,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,371 1,138 1,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.44% 85.05% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 951 1,060
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -5 19 £90,000 +100.00% 7
Durham -5 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) QA
5 6 (23.08%) Coaching
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Case Management
6 5 (19.23%) Pega
6 5 (19.23%) Documentum
7 4 (15.38%) ERP
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management
8 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
8 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (11.54%) Confluence
8 3 (11.54%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) ISTQB

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 5 (19.23%) Documentum
2 3 (11.54%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Applications Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Senior Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Compliance Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Process Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Case Management
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) ERP
6 4 (15.38%) Line Management
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) Ruby
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) AAT
4 1 (3.85%) ACCA
4 1 (3.85%) CIMA
4 1 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) GMP
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 22301
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Pega
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) OpenText