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

Process Improvement
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 178 183
Rank change year-on-year +21 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 68 80 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 1.36% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.53% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 57 45
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  

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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4579 5223 5264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.05% 88.74% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4264 4373
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the South West

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the South West

Process Improvement
Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Bristol +16 39 £40,000 -8.04% 9
Wiltshire +9 11 £47,500 +20.49%
Cornwall - 10 - -
Dorset +16 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £62,500 +66.66%
Somerset -5 1 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Devon -7 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Process Improvement
England

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

1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.56%) Finance
3 39 (28.68%) Project Management
4 30 (22.06%) SQL
4 30 (22.06%) Business Analysis
5 29 (21.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (20.59%) Waterfall
6 28 (20.59%) SDLC
6 28 (20.59%) Degree
7 27 (19.85%) Java
8 26 (19.12%) Workflow
8 26 (19.12%) Change Control
9 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
9 25 (18.38%) Change Management
10 24 (17.65%) ITIL
10 24 (17.65%) Telecoms
11 23 (16.91%) Business Process Improvement
12 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
12 22 (16.18%) Web Services
13 21 (15.44%) CRM
13 21 (15.44%) Integration Testing
14 19 (13.97%) QA
14 19 (13.97%) Management Information System
14 19 (13.97%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (13.24%) .NET
15 18 (13.24%) Banking
16 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 17 (12.50%) SQL Server

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 13 (9.56%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.21%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) IIS
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.74%) Maximo
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Firewall
1 6 (4.41%) VPN
2 5 (3.68%) DHCP
2 5 (3.68%) DNS
2 5 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (3.68%) LAN
2 5 (3.68%) Network Security
2 5 (3.68%) WAN
3 3 (2.21%) HTTP
3 3 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) JIRA
2 11 (8.09%) Selenium
3 10 (7.35%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.15%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.21%) Ant
7 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.21%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.21%) Maven
7 3 (2.21%) Subversion
8 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.74%) NuGet
9 1 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 24 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 18 (13.24%) Banking
4 15 (11.03%) Retail
5 12 (8.82%) Manufacturing
6 9 (6.62%) Back Office
7 8 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.68%) Marketing
9 4 (2.94%) Billing
10 3 (2.21%) Electronics
11 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.74%) Games
12 1 (0.74%) Local Government
12 1 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (29.41%) Analyst
2 24 (17.65%) Developer
3 22 (16.18%) Project Manager
4 20 (14.71%) Software Project Manager
5 19 (13.97%) Business Analyst
5 19 (13.97%) Software Manager
6 10 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Administrator
8 8 (5.88%) BPM Developer
9 7 (5.15%) BizTalk Administrator
9 7 (5.15%) Business IT Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.15%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) IT Business Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Software Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Solutions Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) Web Services
2 18 (13.24%) .NET
3 17 (12.50%) XML
4 16 (11.76%) HTML
4 16 (11.76%) REST
5 14 (10.29%) SOAP
6 13 (9.56%) jQuery
7 10 (7.35%) .NET Framework
7 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.62%) Entity Framework
9 8 (5.88%) CSS
10 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.41%) LINQ
11 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.68%) J2EE
11 5 (3.68%) Spring
12 4 (2.94%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.94%) HTML5
12 4 (2.94%) RESTful
13 3 (2.21%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.97%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (13.97%) Management Information System
3 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.21%) CESG
6 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.47%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.47%) MPEG
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.74%) Robotics
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Windows
2 7 (5.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.68%) Project Management
3 30 (22.06%) Business Analysis
4 29 (21.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (20.59%) SDLC
5 28 (20.59%) Waterfall
6 26 (19.12%) Change Control
6 26 (19.12%) Workflow
7 25 (18.38%) Change Management
8 24 (17.65%) ITIL
9 23 (16.91%) Business Process Improvement
10 21 (15.44%) CRM
10 21 (15.44%) Integration Testing
11 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (11.03%) Service Management
13 14 (10.29%) Six Sigma
14 13 (9.56%) Data Integration
14 13 (9.56%) ETL
14 13 (9.56%) Lean Six Sigma
14 13 (9.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.06%) SQL
2 27 (19.85%) Java
3 17 (12.50%) C#
4 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.88%) C
6 8 (5.88%) Python
7 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.41%) PHP
9 5 (3.68%) Perl
10 3 (2.21%) VBA
11 2 (1.47%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (20.59%) Degree
2 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
3 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
4 16 (11.76%) ISEB
5 13 (9.56%) ISTQB
6 10 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (5.88%) Postgraduate
8 5 (3.68%) CCNA
8 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (2.21%) CISM
10 3 (2.21%) CISSP
10 3 (2.21%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.21%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.21%) LPIC
10 3 (2.21%) MCSE
10 3 (2.21%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.97%) QA
2 11 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Snort
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (3.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.62%) IBM
4 8 (5.88%) Pega
5 5 (3.68%) SAP
6 4 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.74%) ATG
8 1 (0.74%) Baan
8 1 (0.74%) hybris
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.74%) Infor
8 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.74%) Remedy
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.74%) Snow
8 1 (0.74%) webMethods
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