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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 145 152
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 95 95 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.41% 1.70% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.93% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 86
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% -7.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £75,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6063 4933 5722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.80% 88.17% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4905 4175 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £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%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire +10 45 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Manchester -50 42 £43,750 -2.77% 9
Merseyside -12 6 £63,250 +86.02% 1
Lancashire +3 1 £35,000 - 1
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 87 (46.52%) Finance
2 47 (25.13%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (24.06%) Retail
4 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (20.32%) Management Information System
5 38 (20.32%) ITIL
6 34 (18.18%) Degree
7 32 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
9 29 (15.51%) Oracle
10 27 (14.44%) Information Security
11 24 (12.83%) Business Analysis
12 23 (12.30%) Project Management
13 21 (11.23%) IBM
13 21 (11.23%) CISSP
14 20 (10.70%) Java
14 20 (10.70%) SDLC
15 19 (10.16%) Business Process Improvement
16 18 (9.63%) Legal
16 18 (9.63%) Service Delivery
16 18 (9.63%) Six Sigma
16 18 (9.63%) Virtual Team
17 17 (9.09%) SQL
17 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
17 17 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
18 16 (8.56%) Waterfall
18 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (8.56%) CISA
19 15 (8.02%) CRM
19 15 (8.02%) Windows

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 9 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.67%) JBoss
2 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.60%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.07%) MindAlign
4 2 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.42%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.07%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.07%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.07%) SAP EWM
6 2 (1.07%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) Force.com
2 3 (1.60%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Boomi
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) Firewall
2 4 (2.14%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) Broadband
3 3 (1.60%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.60%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) OSPF
3 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.07%) LAN
4 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.07%) VoIP
4 2 (1.07%) VPN
4 2 (1.07%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.53%) Big Data
2 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.53%) Essbase
2 1 (0.53%) Ingres
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) JIRA
2 4 (2.14%) Selenium
3 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.60%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.60%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.60%) TestRail
4 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.07%) Maven
4 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) JUnit
5 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 87 (46.52%) Finance
2 45 (24.06%) Retail
3 18 (9.63%) Legal
4 13 (6.95%) Banking
5 10 (5.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.67%) Marketing
7 4 (2.14%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.14%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.60%) Games
9 2 (1.07%) Billing
9 2 (1.07%) German Language
9 2 (1.07%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (45.99%) Analyst
2 38 (20.32%) Business Analyst
3 19 (10.16%) Security Analyst
4 13 (6.95%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (6.95%) Tester
5 12 (6.42%) Compliance Analyst
6 11 (5.88%) Process Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Architect
7 10 (5.35%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Software Tester
8 9 (4.81%) Consultant
9 8 (4.28%) Functional Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Functional Business Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.28%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Senior Tester
11 6 (3.21%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) .NET
1 10 (5.35%) XML
2 9 (4.81%) EDI
3 8 (4.28%) EDIFACT
3 8 (4.28%) Java EE
3 8 (4.28%) XSLT
4 6 (3.21%) Web Services
5 5 (2.67%) CSS
5 5 (2.67%) HTML
5 5 (2.67%) Middleware
6 4 (2.14%) JSON
7 3 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.60%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.07%) IDoc
8 2 (1.07%) JMS
8 2 (1.07%) jQuery
8 2 (1.07%) SAP XI
8 2 (1.07%) XMPP
9 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (20.32%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.63%) Virtual Team
4 14 (7.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.21%) Life Science
6 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.07%) CMDB
9 2 (1.07%) Contactless
9 2 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.07%) Derivative
9 2 (1.07%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.53%) CESG
10 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.53%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.02%) Windows
2 8 (4.28%) Linux
3 7 (3.74%) Unix
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) AIX
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.32%) ITIL
3 32 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (14.44%) Information Security
5 24 (12.83%) Business Analysis
6 23 (12.30%) Project Management
7 20 (10.70%) SDLC
8 19 (10.16%) Business Process Improvement
9 18 (9.63%) Service Delivery
9 18 (9.63%) Six Sigma
10 17 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.56%) Waterfall
12 15 (8.02%) CRM
12 15 (8.02%) Test Strategy
13 14 (7.49%) Business Process Modelling
13 14 (7.49%) Change Control
13 14 (7.49%) Change Management
13 14 (7.49%) Service Management
14 13 (6.95%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) Java
2 17 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (2.67%) Ruby
4 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.60%) Apex Code
5 3 (1.60%) C
5 3 (1.60%) Groovy
5 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.60%) Jython
5 3 (1.60%) Korn
5 3 (1.60%) Perl
5 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.60%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) R
6 2 (1.07%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) ABAP
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (18.18%) Degree
2 21 (11.23%) CISSP
3 16 (8.56%) CISA
4 14 (7.49%) ISEB
4 14 (7.49%) MCSE
4 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.42%) CNA
5 12 (6.42%) CNE
5 12 (6.42%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (6.42%) Novell Certification
5 12 (6.42%) Security+ Certification
6 6 (3.21%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.67%) CISM
7 5 (2.67%) SANS
7 5 (2.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 4 (2.14%) GCFA
8 4 (2.14%) GCFE
8 4 (2.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (1.60%) SAP Certification
10 2 (1.07%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
2 8 (4.28%) COBIT
2 8 (4.28%) SLA
3 6 (3.21%) PMO
4 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.07%) EMIR
5 2 (1.07%) MiFID
6 1 (0.53%) GAAP
6 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Docker
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Nessus
3 2 (1.07%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.07%) Nmap
3 2 (1.07%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.51%) Oracle
3 21 (11.23%) IBM
4 11 (5.88%) SAP
5 9 (4.81%) IBM Sterling
6 8 (4.28%) Cognizant
7 5 (2.67%) Cisco
8 4 (2.14%) Cadence
8 4 (2.14%) HP
8 4 (2.14%) Remedy
8 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.60%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.60%) McAfee
9 3 (1.60%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.60%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.60%) Sun
9 3 (1.60%) VMware
10 2 (1.07%) Splunk
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Competitive + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago