Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 195 173
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +44
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 181 187 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.43% 1.51% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.67% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 114 153 175
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +3.07%
10th Percentile £28,950 £29,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,544 11,226 10,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.96% 90.51% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,263 9,345 8,865
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,264 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the North West

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the North West

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the North West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the North West

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 Process Improvement within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Manchester +4 86 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Cheshire -29 64 £42,500 +10.39% 14
Lancashire +16 20 £43,750 +45.83% 3
Merseyside +7 3 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 71 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) Finance
3 43 (23.76%) Test Automation
4 38 (20.99%) ITIL
5 36 (19.89%) Business Process Improvement
5 36 (19.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 34 (18.78%) QA
7 33 (18.23%) Web Services
7 33 (18.23%) SQL
8 32 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (16.02%) Degree
10 28 (15.47%) Logistics
11 27 (14.92%) SQL Server
12 25 (13.81%) Project Management
12 25 (13.81%) SDLC
12 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
13 24 (13.26%) Collaborative Working
14 23 (12.71%) ITIL V3
14 23 (12.71%) JavaScript
14 23 (12.71%) Linux
15 22 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (12.15%) OO
15 22 (12.15%) Feasibility Study
16 21 (11.60%) Unix
16 21 (11.60%) HTML
16 21 (11.60%) GAP Analysis
17 20 (11.05%) CSS
17 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
17 20 (11.05%) PMI Certification
17 20 (11.05%) Business Process Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.21%) IIS
2 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.66%) JBoss
3 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.10%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.76%) HFM
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.66%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.10%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.55%) BASE24
6 1 (0.55%) BPCS
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.55%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (9.94%) GitHub
2 17 (9.39%) DigitalOcean
3 9 (4.97%) Office 365
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (1.10%) Trello
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) MPLS
2 3 (1.66%) SAN
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) SSL
3 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) ATM
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) SMS
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.39%) MongoDB
2 17 (9.39%) MySQL
3 5 (2.76%) Essbase
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.50%) Selenium
3 17 (9.39%) PHPUnit
4 14 (7.73%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.08%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.52%) JIRA
7 9 (4.97%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.31%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.76%) NUnit
9 5 (2.76%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.21%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.21%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.66%) JSUnit
11 3 (1.66%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.66%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (28.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.63%) Retail
4 11 (6.08%) Banking
5 9 (4.97%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.31%) Law
6 6 (3.31%) Legal
6 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.76%) General Ledger
8 4 (2.21%) Automotive
8 4 (2.21%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.66%) Advertising
9 3 (1.66%) Billing
9 3 (1.66%) Electronics
9 3 (1.66%) French Language
9 3 (1.66%) German Language
9 3 (1.66%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.66%) Marketing
10 2 (1.10%) Back Office
10 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (40.88%) Analyst
2 51 (28.18%) Business Analyst
3 23 (12.71%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (12.15%) Senior Business Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) Developer
6 18 (9.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Logistics Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Logistics Business Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 17 (9.39%) Automation Tester
7 17 (9.39%) MongoDB Developer
7 17 (9.39%) MySQL Developer
7 17 (9.39%) PHP Developer
7 17 (9.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 17 (9.39%) Tester
8 16 (8.84%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.63%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.23%) Web Services
2 21 (11.60%) HTML
3 20 (11.05%) CSS
4 18 (9.94%) jQuery
5 17 (9.39%) Laravel
5 17 (9.39%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (9.39%) REST
5 17 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (5.52%) Gherkin
6 10 (5.52%) SOAP
7 9 (4.97%) JSON
7 9 (4.97%) XML
8 6 (3.31%) .NET
9 5 (2.76%) Middleware
9 5 (2.76%) RESTful
10 4 (2.21%) HTML5
11 3 (1.66%) CSS3
11 3 (1.66%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (1.66%) Java EE
11 3 (1.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.94%) PMI
3 17 (9.39%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.66%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.10%) Clustering
6 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) Tandem
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.71%) Linux
2 21 (11.60%) Unix
3 14 (7.73%) Windows
4 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.10%) AIX
6 2 (1.10%) Android
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Solaris
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.76%) Test Automation
3 38 (20.99%) ITIL
4 36 (19.89%) Business Process Improvement
4 36 (19.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (15.47%) Logistics
6 25 (13.81%) Project Management
6 25 (13.81%) SDLC
7 24 (13.26%) Collaborative Working
8 23 (12.71%) ITIL V3
9 22 (12.15%) Feasibility Study
9 22 (12.15%) OO
9 22 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (11.60%) GAP Analysis
11 20 (11.05%) Business Process Analysis
12 19 (10.50%) MVC
12 19 (10.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (10.50%) Scrum
12 19 (10.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 18 (9.94%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) SQL
2 23 (12.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.39%) Java
3 17 (9.39%) PHP
4 6 (3.31%) C#
5 3 (1.66%) C++
6 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) COBOL
7 1 (0.55%) Go
7 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) Python
7 1 (0.55%) R
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (16.02%) Degree
2 20 (11.05%) PMI Certification
3 8 (4.42%) ISEB
4 7 (3.87%) MCSE
4 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.76%) IIBA
6 4 (2.21%) CCNA
6 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.21%) MBA
6 4 (2.21%) MCITP
6 4 (2.21%) MCSA
7 2 (1.10%) PMP
8 1 (0.55%) CISA
8 1 (0.55%) CISSP
8 1 (0.55%) CNE
8 1 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.55%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.78%) QA
2 11 (6.08%) PMO
3 5 (2.76%) GAAP
4 4 (2.21%) SLA
5 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.55%) GDPR
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.66%) vSphere
3 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.66%) SCCM
3 2 (1.10%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.10%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.10%) Netcool
3 2 (1.10%) SCOM
3 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.39%) New Relic
3 11 (6.08%) Oracle
4 10 (5.52%) Capita
5 9 (4.97%) JDA
6 5 (2.76%) Hyperion
6 5 (2.76%) SAP
7 4 (2.21%) Cisco
7 4 (2.21%) VMware
8 3 (1.66%) Epicor
8 3 (1.66%) IBM
8 3 (1.66%) Infor
8 3 (1.66%) Sage
9 2 (1.10%) CA
9 2 (1.10%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) Kronos
10 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.55%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com