Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 187 227
Rank change year-on-year -18 +40 -9
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 297 106 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 1.32% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.44% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 144 73 245
10th Percentile £26,000 £35,250 £35,650
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £79,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -1.48%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,785 7,386 23,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.45% 92.06% 91.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11,318 6,139 18,748
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Process Improvement in the South East.

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Process Improvement in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Thames Valley -22 116 £61,000 +6.09% 18
Surrey -13 74 £45,750 -20.43% 4
Berkshire -22 73 £61,000 +1.67% 10
Hampshire -79 69 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -42 23 £57,500 -11.54% 6
Oxfordshire -15 20 £65,000 +106.35% 2
West Sussex -4 17 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Kent -38 13 £35,000 -17.16% 3
East Sussex -42 6 £51,000 +13.33%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 138 (46.46%) Finance
2 120 (40.40%) Social Skills
3 107 (36.03%) Degree
4 95 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (19.53%) SQL
7 57 (19.19%) Computer Science
7 57 (19.19%) Analytics
8 53 (17.85%) JavaScript
8 53 (17.85%) Microsoft
9 47 (15.82%) Oracle
10 41 (13.80%) Project Management
11 40 (13.47%) Law
11 40 (13.47%) AWS
12 39 (13.13%) TDD
13 38 (12.79%) AngularJS
14 37 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (12.46%) PaaS
14 37 (12.46%) Node.js
15 36 (12.12%) Java
16 35 (11.78%) SLA
16 35 (11.78%) Python
16 35 (11.78%) Management Information System
16 35 (11.78%) User Stories
16 35 (11.78%) Selenium
16 35 (11.78%) Dashboard Development
17 34 (11.45%) Kubernetes
18 33 (11.11%) Git (software)
18 33 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
19 32 (10.77%) Banking

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 30 (10.10%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 29 (9.76%) GemFire
3 9 (3.03%) CMS
4 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.36%) Appian
6 6 (2.02%) SAS
7 2 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (5.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (2.69%) Maximo
2 8 (2.69%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (2.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.69%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (2.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (2.69%) Sprinklr
3 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.02%) NetSuite
4 5 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.01%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.01%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.67%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.67%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.47%) AWS
2 37 (12.46%) PaaS
3 29 (9.76%) GitHub
4 28 (9.43%) Azure
5 24 (8.08%) SaaS
6 17 (5.72%) Power Platform
7 9 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (3.03%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.36%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.01%) IaaS
9 3 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.34%) GCP
11 1 (0.34%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.34%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.76%) Calico
2 11 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (0.67%) FTP
3 2 (0.67%) Wireless
3 2 (0.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) DMZ
4 1 (0.34%) DSL
4 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.34%) NAS
4 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.03%) MySQL
4 8 (2.69%) Power BI
5 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.68%) Tableau
7 4 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.34%) KNIME
10 1 (0.34%) OLAP
10 1 (0.34%) QlikView
10 1 (0.34%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 35 (11.78%) Selenium
2 33 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.44%) Cucumber
4 29 (9.76%) Gradle
4 29 (9.76%) gulp
4 29 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 29 (9.76%) Protractor
4 29 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (4.38%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.37%) JIRA
7 4 (1.35%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.01%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.01%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.01%) JMeter
8 3 (1.01%) JUnit
8 3 (1.01%) TestNG
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.67%) Babel
9 2 (0.67%) webpack
10 1 (0.34%) WinAutomation
General
1 138 (46.46%) Finance
2 120 (40.40%) Social Skills
3 40 (13.47%) Law
4 37 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (10.77%) Banking
6 29 (9.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 26 (8.75%) Influencing Skills
7 26 (8.75%) Retail
8 20 (6.73%) Legal
9 18 (6.06%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (4.71%) Organisational Skills
11 12 (4.04%) Marketing
12 11 (3.70%) Manufacturing
13 9 (3.03%) General Ledger
13 9 (3.03%) Police
13 9 (3.03%) Publishing
14 8 (2.69%) Documentation Skills
14 8 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (2.36%) Spanish Language
16 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (28.96%) Analyst
2 26 (8.75%) Business Analyst
3 22 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
4 18 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (5.05%) Consultant
6 14 (4.71%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.38%) Developer
7 13 (4.38%) IT Support
7 13 (4.38%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.04%) Architect
8 12 (4.04%) Commercial Analyst
8 12 (4.04%) IT Support Specialist
8 12 (4.04%) Oracle Analyst
8 12 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
8 12 (4.04%) Support Specialist
9 11 (3.70%) Principal Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.70%) Reliability Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) Functional Analyst
10 10 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.79%) AngularJS
2 37 (12.46%) Node.js
3 30 (10.10%) Spring
3 30 (10.10%) Spring Boot
4 29 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
4 29 (9.76%) J2EE
4 29 (9.76%) Kafka
4 29 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (9.76%) Spring Integration
4 29 (9.76%) WireMock
5 27 (9.09%) HTML
6 24 (8.08%) .NET
7 15 (5.05%) CSS
8 9 (3.03%) JSON
8 9 (3.03%) Web Services
9 6 (2.02%) LAMP
9 6 (2.02%) SOAP
10 5 (1.68%) HTML5
10 5 (1.68%) RESTful
10 5 (1.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.78%) Management Information System
2 33 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (8.42%) User Experience
4 21 (7.07%) Life Science
5 10 (3.37%) Social Media
6 8 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.36%) Robotics
8 5 (1.68%) EPoS
9 4 (1.35%) Blog
9 4 (1.35%) mPOS
9 4 (1.35%) NHS
9 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.01%) Lidar
11 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.67%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.38%) Windows
2 8 (2.69%) Android
2 8 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (19.19%) Analytics
3 57 (19.19%) Computer Science
4 41 (13.80%) Project Management
5 39 (13.13%) TDD
6 35 (11.78%) Dashboard Development
6 35 (11.78%) User Stories
7 31 (10.44%) Problem Management
7 31 (10.44%) Service-Level Objective
8 29 (9.76%) Digital Banking
8 29 (9.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 29 (9.76%) SOLID
9 28 (9.43%) Decision-Making
10 27 (9.09%) Data Science
10 27 (9.09%) ERP
11 26 (8.75%) Business Case
11 26 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (19.53%) SQL
2 53 (17.85%) JavaScript
3 36 (12.12%) Java
4 35 (11.78%) Python
5 31 (10.44%) Bash Shell
6 27 (9.09%) C#
7 18 (6.06%) Go
7 18 (6.06%) Ruby
8 17 (5.72%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.05%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.03%) PL/1
11 7 (2.36%) PHP
12 6 (2.02%) VB
13 5 (1.68%) C
13 5 (1.68%) VBA
14 3 (1.01%) X++
15 1 (0.34%) ABAP
15 1 (0.34%) Perl
15 1 (0.34%) R
15 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 107 (36.03%) Degree
2 29 (9.76%) OCP
2 29 (9.76%) Oracle Certification
3 24 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.02%) CBAP
8 5 (1.68%) CISM
8 5 (1.68%) CISSP
9 4 (1.35%) ISEB
9 4 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.01%) MBA
11 2 (0.67%) IIBA
11 2 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.34%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.78%) SLA
2 17 (5.72%) GDPR
3 16 (5.39%) PMO
4 13 (4.38%) QA
5 6 (2.02%) Good Clinical Practice
6 4 (1.35%) GRC
7 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.67%) CDISC
8 2 (0.67%) GMP
9 1 (0.34%) HL7
9 1 (0.34%) IFRS
9 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) LXC
4 1 (0.34%) NFS
4 1 (0.34%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (11.45%) Kubernetes
2 30 (10.10%) Ansible
3 29 (9.76%) Grafana
3 29 (9.76%) Kibana
3 29 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.82%) Oracle
3 22 (7.41%) SAP
4 19 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (6.06%) PayPal
6 9 (3.03%) Google
7 8 (2.69%) Automation Anywhere
8 7 (2.36%) Cadence
8 7 (2.36%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.01%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) Workday
10 2 (0.67%) IBM
10 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.67%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.67%) VMware
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco
11 1 (0.34%) Cognos
11 1 (0.34%) NCR
11 1 (0.34%) NetApp
11 1 (0.34%) Progress