Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 235 223
Rank change year-on-year +43 -12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 518 476 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 1.37% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.57% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 431 382 463
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,725 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% -

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 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 26767 30310 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.42% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22046 25151 30804
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 South East

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -5 145 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Surrey +44 133 £49,000 -6.67% 7
Berkshire +7 71 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Kent +20 67 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Hampshire +13 61 £48,750 +11.43% 8
East Sussex +38 54 £48,500 +7.78% 2
Oxfordshire +16 49 £63,000 +57.50% 7
West Sussex +8 49 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 25 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £67,500 +12.50% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £62,500 -
Sussex - 1 £77,500 -
Process Improvement
England

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

1 196 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (36.68%) Finance
3 139 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 132 (25.48%) SQL
5 83 (16.02%) QA
6 81 (15.64%) Java
7 78 (15.06%) Project Management
8 74 (14.29%) SDLC
9 73 (14.09%) Degree
10 72 (13.90%) ITIL
10 72 (13.90%) Mentoring
11 71 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 71 (13.71%) Microsoft Excel
12 70 (13.51%) Scrum
13 69 (13.32%) Firewall
14 66 (12.74%) Test Automation
15 64 (12.36%) JIRA
16 62 (11.97%) Management Information System
17 61 (11.78%) .NET
18 60 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
19 58 (11.20%) Coaching
20 56 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 55 (10.62%) Oracle
22 54 (10.42%) Information Security
23 53 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (10.23%) JavaScript
23 53 (10.23%) Web Services
24 51 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
24 51 (9.85%) SQL Server
24 51 (9.85%) MS Visio

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 28 (5.41%) Confluence
2 22 (4.25%) WebLogic
3 20 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.32%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.16%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.77%) FileNet
11 3 (0.58%) IIS
12 2 (0.39%) Apache
12 2 (0.39%) SAS
12 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (13.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 51 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (9.85%) MS Visio
4 31 (5.98%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.58%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (3.86%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.54%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.54%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.58%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.58%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.39%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.67%) SaaS
4 16 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.12%) Office 365
6 9 (1.74%) Asana
7 7 (1.35%) PaaS
8 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.77%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.39%) IaaS
11 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.32%) Firewall
2 41 (7.92%) Network Security
3 9 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.35%) LAN
4 7 (1.35%) WAN
4 7 (1.35%) Wireless
5 6 (1.16%) 4G
5 6 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.16%) HTTP
5 6 (1.16%) LTE
5 6 (1.16%) SNMP
5 6 (1.16%) VoIP
5 6 (1.16%) VPN
6 5 (0.97%) BGP
6 5 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.97%) HSRP
6 5 (0.97%) OSPF
6 5 (0.97%) RIP
6 5 (0.97%) VLAN
6 5 (0.97%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 23 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (3.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (2.70%) PowerCenter
8 13 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.32%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.12%) Big Data
11 9 (1.74%) MS Access
12 8 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.77%) Ingres
14 4 (0.77%) MySQL
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 64 (12.36%) JIRA
2 45 (8.69%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.98%) Visual Studio
4 27 (5.21%) Maven
5 25 (4.83%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.63%) Selenium
7 20 (3.86%) JUnit
7 20 (3.86%) Subversion
8 19 (3.67%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.09%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.93%) JMeter
11 9 (1.74%) HP UFT
12 8 (1.54%) Bower
12 8 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (1.54%) Grunt
13 6 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 190 (36.68%) Finance
2 46 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.41%) Banking
4 27 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 27 (5.21%) Marketing
5 26 (5.02%) Back Office
6 18 (3.47%) Electronics
7 13 (2.51%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.74%) Retail
9 6 (1.16%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.77%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (0.77%) Publishing
11 3 (0.58%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.58%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 148 (28.57%) Analyst
2 89 (17.18%) Developer
3 44 (8.49%) Support Analyst
4 39 (7.53%) Project Manager
5 37 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 32 (6.18%) Java Developer
6 32 (6.18%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.79%) Information Analyst
7 30 (5.79%) Information Security Analyst
7 30 (5.79%) Security Analyst
8 27 (5.21%) Test Analyst
9 25 (4.83%) Applications Support
10 24 (4.63%) .NET Developer
10 24 (4.63%) Business Manager
11 23 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
12 22 (4.25%) Test Engineer
13 20 (3.86%) Test Automation Engineer
14 19 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.78%) .NET
2 53 (10.23%) Web Services
3 47 (9.07%) HTML
4 41 (7.92%) XSLT
5 32 (6.18%) XML
6 30 (5.79%) REST
7 25 (4.83%) ASP.NET
7 25 (4.83%) Hibernate
8 23 (4.44%) SOAP
9 17 (3.28%) Spring
10 16 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (3.09%) EJB
10 16 (3.09%) J2EE
10 16 (3.09%) JMS
11 15 (2.90%) EclipseLink
11 15 (2.90%) EJB 3.0
11 15 (2.90%) JPA
11 15 (2.90%) Oracle ADF
11 15 (2.90%) XSD
12 14 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.97%) Management Information System
2 60 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (9.65%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.86%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (2.12%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.35%) Cybercrime
7 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
8 5 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.77%) AS400
9 4 (0.77%) Clustering
9 4 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.77%) Replication
9 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.58%) Robotics
10 3 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.07%) Windows
2 32 (6.18%) Unix
3 29 (5.60%) Linux
4 12 (2.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.58%) Android
6 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (15.06%) Project Management
3 74 (14.29%) SDLC
4 72 (13.90%) ITIL
4 72 (13.90%) Mentoring
5 71 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 70 (13.51%) Scrum
7 66 (12.74%) Test Automation
8 58 (11.20%) Coaching
9 54 (10.42%) Information Security
10 53 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (9.27%) Change Management
12 45 (8.69%) Waterfall
13 43 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (7.34%) Security Management
15 36 (6.95%) Penetration Testing
15 36 (6.95%) Problem Management
15 36 (6.95%) Risk Management
16 33 (6.37%) Information Security Management
16 33 (6.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 132 (25.48%) SQL
2 81 (15.64%) Java
3 53 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.49%) C#
5 39 (7.53%) Python
6 33 (6.37%) C
7 21 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.67%) C++
9 17 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.32%) VBScript
12 8 (1.54%) Ada
13 7 (1.35%) Korn
13 7 (1.35%) Ruby
14 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.58%) VB
16 2 (0.39%) F#
16 2 (0.39%) R
16 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (14.09%) Degree
2 40 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.53%) CISSP
4 33 (6.37%) CISM
5 30 (5.79%) GIAC
6 28 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 27 (5.21%) CRISC
8 18 (3.47%) ISEB
9 17 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (2.70%) CCNP
12 11 (2.12%) ISTQB
13 10 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.35%) HNC
15 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (0.58%) MCSE
17 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 2 (0.39%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (16.02%) QA
2 45 (8.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.05%) SLA
4 17 (3.28%) PMO
5 5 (0.97%) COBIT
5 5 (0.97%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.97%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.77%) GDPR
6 4 (0.77%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.58%) P3O
8 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.19%) BS25999
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.28%) Docker
3 17 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.97%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.54%) Ansible
2 8 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.97%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.77%) Kibana
4 4 (0.77%) Nagios
5 3 (0.58%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) SCCM
6 2 (0.39%) Icinga
6 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
6 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) Xymon
Vendors
1 139 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.62%) Oracle
3 46 (8.88%) SAP
4 35 (6.76%) VMware
5 24 (4.63%) HP
6 19 (3.67%) Cisco
7 17 (3.28%) Dell
7 17 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (3.09%) Google
8 16 (3.09%) SolarWinds
9 14 (2.70%) Informatica
10 13 (2.51%) NetApp
11 12 (2.32%) Citrix
11 12 (2.32%) EqualLogic
12 7 (1.35%) Tableau
13 6 (1.16%) Ericsson
13 6 (1.16%) Nokia Networks
13 6 (1.16%) Nortel
13 6 (1.16%) Talend
13 6 (1.16%) Tellabs