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

Process Improvement
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 152 177
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 72 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.35% 1.64% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.86% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 61
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 4806 4628 5174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.39% 88.37% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3954 3878 4327
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -25 24 £48,750 +12.06% 5
Dorset +14 13 £42,500 - 3
Wiltshire 0 10 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Gloucestershire -7 8 £45,000 -
Cornwall - 7 - -
Somerset -7 6 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Devon -17 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 52 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.46%) Finance
3 33 (23.74%) Project Management
4 29 (20.86%) Management Information System
5 28 (20.14%) C#
5 28 (20.14%) ITIL
6 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
7 26 (18.71%) Business Analysis
8 24 (17.27%) Degree
8 24 (17.27%) .NET
8 24 (17.27%) HTML
8 24 (17.27%) SQL
8 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
8 24 (17.27%) Business Process Improvement
9 23 (16.55%) REST
9 23 (16.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
10 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.11%) Java
11 21 (15.11%) Service Management
11 21 (15.11%) Integration Testing
11 21 (15.11%) Change Control
11 21 (15.11%) Waterfall
12 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (14.39%) XML
13 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
14 18 (12.95%) Web Services
14 18 (12.95%) CRM
14 18 (12.95%) MVC
14 18 (12.95%) Computer Science

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 (9.35%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (4.32%) Maximo
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.16%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.72%) Lucidchart
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Firewall
1 6 (4.32%) Network Security
1 6 (4.32%) VPN
2 4 (2.88%) DHCP
2 4 (2.88%) DNS
2 4 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.88%) LAN
2 4 (2.88%) WAN
3 3 (2.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.19%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.16%) QlikView
8 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) NUnit
2 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.32%) MSBuild
3 6 (4.32%) Selenium
3 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.32%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.60%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.88%) JUnit
6 3 (2.16%) JIRA
6 3 (2.16%) NuGet
7 1 (0.72%) Ant
7 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.72%) Maven
7 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.35%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.47%) Retail
5 8 (5.76%) Banking
5 8 (5.76%) Electronics
6 7 (5.04%) Back Office
6 7 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.60%) Marketing
8 4 (2.88%) Law
8 4 (2.88%) Legal
9 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (33.09%) Analyst
2 26 (18.71%) Developer
3 24 (17.27%) Business Analyst
4 17 (12.23%) Project Manager
5 16 (11.51%) Software Manager
6 14 (10.07%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Software Project Manager
7 11 (7.91%) Administrator
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (7.91%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.19%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (5.76%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (5.76%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) Tester
11 7 (5.04%) BizTalk Administrator
11 7 (5.04%) BPM Developer
12 6 (4.32%) DBA
12 6 (4.32%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) .NET
1 24 (17.27%) HTML
2 23 (16.55%) REST
3 20 (14.39%) XML
4 18 (12.95%) Web Services
5 17 (12.23%) SOAP
6 16 (11.51%) CSS
7 15 (10.79%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (7.19%) jQuery
9 10 (7.19%) NHibernate
10 8 (5.76%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.04%) Sass
12 4 (2.88%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.88%) XSLT
13 3 (2.16%) JSON
14 2 (1.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Management Information System
2 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.95%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.04%) User Experience
5 6 (4.32%) Learning Management System
5 6 (4.32%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.44%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.44%) MPEG
6 2 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) Windows
2 11 (7.91%) Linux
3 5 (3.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.74%) Project Management
3 28 (20.14%) ITIL
4 26 (18.71%) Business Analysis
5 24 (17.27%) Business Process Improvement
6 23 (16.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (15.11%) Change Control
7 21 (15.11%) Integration Testing
7 21 (15.11%) Service Management
7 21 (15.11%) Waterfall
8 18 (12.95%) CRM
8 18 (12.95%) MVC
9 17 (12.23%) Change Management
9 17 (12.23%) SDLC
9 17 (12.23%) Workflow
10 15 (10.79%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.07%) ITSM
11 14 (10.07%) Use Case
12 13 (9.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.14%) C#
2 24 (17.27%) SQL
3 21 (15.11%) Java
4 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.04%) Python
7 6 (4.32%) PHP
7 6 (4.32%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.60%) Ruby
9 4 (2.88%) Perl
10 3 (2.16%) C
10 3 (2.16%) VBA
11 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Degree
1 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.79%) ISEB
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.76%) Postgraduate
5 6 (4.32%) CCNA
5 6 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.32%) MCPD
6 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.16%) APMG
8 2 (1.44%) CCNP
8 2 (1.44%) CISSP
8 2 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.44%) LPIC
8 2 (1.44%) PhD
8 2 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Server+ Certification
8 2 (1.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Snort
2 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (2.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.44%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) SAP
4 7 (5.04%) IBM
4 7 (5.04%) Pega
5 5 (3.60%) Cadence
6 3 (2.16%) CODA
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
Poole, Dorset
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Templecombe
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38183 - £41709 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago