The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PDCA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
UK
Rank 846 945 955
Rank change year-on-year +99 +10  
Permanent jobs citing PDCA 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £55,000

PDCA 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74564 90782 91624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.03% 88.50% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 61277 75155 74101
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

PDCA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PDCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PDCA in the UK

PDCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PDCA in the UK

PDCA
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDCA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +95 3 - -
London +80 3 - -
Bromley - 3 - -

PDCA
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing PDCA 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 PDCA.

1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) COBIT
2 4 (66.67%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (33.33%) HNC

PDCA
Top Related 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Manager
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Process Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Process Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) QMS
2 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT