The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 66 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 3 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.69% 0.89% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.02% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 9
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,750 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £45,000 £56,500
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 391 586 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 90.51% 87.20% 83.13%
Number of salaries quoted 300 533 427
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in Staffordshire

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in Staffordshire

Process Improvement
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Process Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 6 (75.00%) People Management
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Coaching
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Project Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (12.50%) CIO
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Services Director
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Project Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) People Management
2 5 (62.50%) Coaching
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft