The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Business Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 232 234
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Business Process Improvement 11 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.089% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.10% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 18
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £75,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -33.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £45,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £77,750 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -18.09%  

Business 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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6156 4952 5674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.91% 88.30% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4968 4188 4608
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Business Process Improvement in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Process Improvement in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -26 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheshire -33 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Business Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business 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 West region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 19 (95.00%) Process Improvement
2 12 (60.00%) Retail
2 12 (60.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) BPMN
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (15.00%) PMO
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Billing
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) SAP Certification

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP EWM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (60.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Practitioner
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) IDoc
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Process Improvement
2 12 (60.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) BPMN
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle