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

Process Improvement
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 64 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 8 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.39% 1.23% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.38% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 20
Median salary £31,250 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.91% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 515 650 784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 89.57% 88.92% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 448 510 680
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Northamptonshire

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 Process Improvement within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Wellingborough - 5 £31,000 -
Northampton +8 1 - -
Kettering - 1 £38,500 -
Process Improvement
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) AS400
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Banking

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) ERP Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) ERP Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) AS400 Support
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) HR Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Process Improvement
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GCP
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Gemalto
3 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) TSYS