Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Business Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 976 1019 1071
Rank change year-on-year +43 +52 -80
Permanent jobs citing Business Process Improvement 207 206 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 143 192
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,994
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.24% +4.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,542
90th Percentile £71,250 £88,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +5.88%

Business 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Process Improvement in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Process Improvement in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +30 202 £45,000 - 8
UK excluding London +23 106 £42,500 +1.19% 8
London +21 99 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North of England +17 51 £36,000 -18.18% 4
North West +4 34 £37,500 -31.82% 1
South East +46 19 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Midlands +7 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +18 15 £36,000 -10.56% 3
South West +3 11 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands +2 9 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 7 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +11 6 £60,000 +34.83% 1
Scotland -16 3 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Wales +8 2 - -
North East - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business 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 with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 204 (98.55%) Process Improvement
2 97 (46.86%) Finance
3 84 (40.58%) Project Management
4 72 (34.78%) Change Management
5 58 (28.02%) QA
6 55 (26.57%) Business Analysis
7 54 (26.09%) Management Information System
8 53 (25.60%) SDLC
9 51 (24.64%) Banking
10 48 (23.19%) Investment Banking
11 47 (22.71%) Asset Management
12 44 (21.26%) Retail Banking
12 44 (21.26%) Wealth Management
13 42 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (19.32%) Microsoft
15 38 (18.36%) ITIL
16 33 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (14.01%) Retail
18 28 (13.53%) Degree
19 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
20 24 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (11.11%) SQL
22 22 (10.63%) SAP
22 22 (10.63%) Requirements Analysis
22 22 (10.63%) Mentoring
23 21 (10.14%) Business Process Modelling
23 21 (10.14%) PRINCE2
23 21 (10.14%) Service Delivery
24 19 (9.18%) Manufacturing

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) CMS
3 2 (0.97%) IIS
3 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.73%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.45%) Niku Workbench
6 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.83%) SAP LE
2 10 (4.83%) SAP MM
3 7 (3.38%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (2.42%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.93%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.97%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.97%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.35%) Office 365
2 8 (3.86%) SaaS
3 5 (2.42%) Force.com
4 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) Intranet
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.97%) MySQL
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.97%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 97 (46.86%) Finance
2 51 (24.64%) Banking
3 48 (23.19%) Investment Banking
4 44 (21.26%) Retail Banking
5 29 (14.01%) Retail
6 19 (9.18%) Manufacturing
7 12 (5.80%) Legal
8 10 (4.83%) Law
9 9 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.42%) Billing
11 4 (1.93%) Back Office
11 4 (1.93%) Local Government
12 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.97%) Advertising
13 2 (0.97%) Automotive
14 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (49.28%) Analyst
2 78 (37.68%) Business Analyst
3 18 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.76%) SAP Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (5.80%) SAP Business Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) Business Systems Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) Administrator
8 10 (4.83%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) SAP MM Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) SAP MM Business Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) IT Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Report Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Business Change Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.90%) Finance Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.90%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) Web Services
2 13 (6.28%) EDI
3 7 (3.38%) COM
4 6 (2.90%) HTML
5 4 (1.93%) IDoc
5 4 (1.93%) XML
6 3 (1.45%) CSS
6 3 (1.45%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.97%) .NET
7 2 (0.97%) Ajax
7 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.97%) Classic ASP
7 2 (0.97%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.97%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.97%) XSLT
8 1 (0.48%) HTML5
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.48%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 33 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.35%) PMI
4 8 (3.86%) NHS
5 7 (3.38%) User Experience
6 3 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.97%) Life Science
7 2 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.97%) VLE
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Robotics
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.86%) Windows
2 2 (0.97%) Unix
2 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (98.55%) Process Improvement
2 84 (40.58%) Project Management
3 72 (34.78%) Change Management
4 55 (26.57%) Business Analysis
5 53 (25.60%) SDLC
6 47 (22.71%) Asset Management
7 44 (21.26%) Wealth Management
8 42 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (18.36%) ITIL
11 24 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (10.63%) Mentoring
12 22 (10.63%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (10.14%) Business Process Modelling
13 21 (10.14%) PRINCE2
13 21 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 19 (9.18%) Workflow
15 18 (8.70%) CRM
15 18 (8.70%) Process Management
16 17 (8.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (2.90%) C
2 6 (2.90%) Java
3 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.97%) C#
4 2 (0.97%) Perl
4 2 (0.97%) RPG
4 2 (0.97%) VB
4 2 (0.97%) VB6
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (13.53%) Degree
2 15 (7.25%) ISEB
3 11 (5.31%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.42%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (1.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.97%) PMP
8 2 (0.97%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.48%) IIBA
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (28.02%) QA
2 13 (6.28%) SLA
3 7 (3.38%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.90%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.42%) PMO
6 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.97%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 40 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.63%) SAP
3 9 (4.35%) Oracle
4 8 (3.86%) Capita
4 8 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.45%) Google
5 3 (1.45%) Niku
6 2 (0.97%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.97%) Citrix
6 2 (0.97%) IBM
6 2 (0.97%) QAD
7 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.48%) Charles River
7 1 (0.48%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.48%) MarketAxess
7 1 (0.48%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.48%) Siebel