The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 78 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Business Process Improvement 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.54% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.61% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £39,250 £30,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.83% -47.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 652 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 88.51% 88.47% 88.22%
Number of salaries quoted 418 489 610
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Business Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Business Process Improvement in Northamptonshire

Business Process Improvement
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Kettering - 2 £39,250 -
Northampton +20 1 - -
Business Process Improvement
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 6 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt