Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 236 219
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2547 2951 3344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.46% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.64% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2293 2504
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - -

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159315 179402 194036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.79% 88.92% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 127466 149334 157691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,229 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% +1.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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 -7 2386 £50,000 - 163
UK excluding London -22 1477 £44,500 -1.11% 124
London +29 1009 £60,000 +2.13% 50
South East +53 453 £47,500 - 33
North of England -50 367 £41,500 -3.49% 34
Midlands -35 249 £42,500 -10.53% 18
North West -31 199 £43,750 -2.78% 18
East of England -45 174 £47,500 -6.86% 13
Yorkshire -34 148 £40,000 -5.88% 13
West Midlands -51 131 £42,500 -15.00% 10
South West -8 128 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East Midlands +28 118 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Scotland -4 82 £37,500 +6.38% 10
Wales +8 37 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East +2 20 £41,500 -10.27% 3
Northern Ireland -14 2 £36,250 -7.05%

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 998 (39.18%) Finance
2 727 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
3 586 (23.01%) SQL
4 520 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
5 471 (18.49%) Project Management
6 395 (15.51%) ITIL
7 391 (15.35%) Microsoft
8 376 (14.76%) Windows
9 364 (14.29%) Banking
9 364 (14.29%) Retail
10 362 (14.21%) Degree
11 346 (13.58%) Java
12 308 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 291 (11.43%) Mentoring
14 285 (11.19%) Change Management
14 285 (11.19%) Oracle
14 285 (11.19%) Business Analysis
15 284 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 276 (10.84%) SQL Server
17 264 (10.37%) SDLC
18 254 (9.97%) Test Automation
18 254 (9.97%) Linux
19 252 (9.89%) Scrum
20 249 (9.78%) QA
21 230 (9.03%) Asset Management
22 219 (8.60%) Management Information System
23 218 (8.56%) Unix
24 214 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
25 210 (8.24%) SAP
25 210 (8.24%) Microsoft Office

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 88 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.55%) WebLogic
3 56 (2.20%) Confluence
4 54 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 37 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.02%) CMS
7 26 (1.02%) IIS
8 22 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 20 (0.79%) JBoss
11 19 (0.75%) Apache
12 17 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.47%) SAS
15 11 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 214 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 210 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
3 77 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 62 (2.43%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.20%) Niku Workbench
8 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.079%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.079%) SPSS
10 1 (0.039%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 41 (1.61%) ION MarketView
2 32 (1.26%) SAP MM
3 30 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
4 28 (1.10%) SAP PP
4 28 (1.10%) SAP QM
5 24 (0.94%) SAP FI
6 22 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.86%) SAP CO
6 22 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (0.75%) SAP SCM
8 18 (0.71%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.71%) SAP LE
9 16 (0.63%) NetSuite
10 14 (0.55%) assyst
10 14 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.51%) SAP CRM
12 11 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (3.18%) SaaS
3 56 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.61%) Office 365
5 29 (1.14%) Force.com
6 22 (0.86%) PaaS
7 20 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.67%) IaaS
9 12 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.31%) Veeva
11 7 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
13 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.12%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.12%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.63%) Internet
2 58 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 55 (2.16%) Firewall
4 39 (1.53%) LAN
5 38 (1.49%) HTTP
5 38 (1.49%) WAN
6 34 (1.33%) VPN
7 30 (1.18%) Wireless
8 29 (1.14%) DNS
9 27 (1.06%) DHCP
9 27 (1.06%) FTP
9 27 (1.06%) Network Security
10 25 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (0.94%) SAN
12 19 (0.75%) Unified Communications
13 15 (0.59%) Intranet
14 13 (0.51%) Skype
15 10 (0.39%) SMTP
16 8 (0.31%) LDAP
16 8 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.42%) MySQL
3 75 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 66 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (2.24%) Oracle Database
7 41 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 39 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 39 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 33 (1.30%) Big Data
9 33 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
10 26 (1.02%) Redis
11 24 (0.94%) Event Store
11 24 (0.94%) MS Access
12 20 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.71%) Power BI
14 18 (0.71%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 146 (5.73%) JIRA
2 114 (4.48%) Selenium
3 106 (4.16%) Git (software)
4 84 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 73 (2.87%) JUnit
6 66 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 66 (2.59%) Maven
7 48 (1.88%) Subversion
8 44 (1.73%) SoapUI
9 41 (1.61%) WebDriver
10 32 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.02%) TestNG
12 25 (0.98%) Bower
12 25 (0.98%) Grunt
12 25 (0.98%) gulp
13 22 (0.86%) IntelliJ
13 22 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
14 21 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 20 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 998 (39.18%) Finance
2 364 (14.29%) Banking
2 364 (14.29%) Retail
3 210 (8.24%) Investment Banking
4 191 (7.50%) Retail Banking
5 140 (5.50%) Manufacturing
6 118 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 112 (4.40%) Marketing
8 110 (4.32%) Back Office
9 73 (2.87%) Front Office
9 73 (2.87%) Legal
10 50 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.37%) Electronics
12 33 (1.30%) Law
13 30 (1.18%) Advertising
14 22 (0.86%) Publishing
15 20 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.71%) Games
16 18 (0.71%) Military
17 16 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 836 (32.82%) Analyst
2 329 (12.92%) Business Analyst
3 235 (9.23%) Developer
4 155 (6.09%) Consultant
5 150 (5.89%) Support Analyst
6 148 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
7 138 (5.42%) Project Manager
8 121 (4.75%) IT Manager
9 99 (3.89%) Senior Business Analyst
10 88 (3.46%) Service Manager
11 87 (3.42%) IT Analyst
12 70 (2.75%) Test Analyst
13 69 (2.71%) SAP Analyst
14 68 (2.67%) Architect
15 66 (2.59%) Applications Support
16 65 (2.55%) Senior Manager
17 62 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
18 60 (2.36%) Process Analyst
19 56 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
20 53 (2.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (7.85%) .NET
2 119 (4.67%) Web Services
3 102 (4.00%) XML
4 95 (3.73%) HTML
5 65 (2.55%) REST
6 63 (2.47%) CSS
7 58 (2.28%) ASP.NET
8 54 (2.12%) SOAP
9 52 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 52 (2.04%) Spring
10 47 (1.85%) XSLT
11 45 (1.77%) Java EE
12 41 (1.61%) Middleware
13 39 (1.53%) jQuery
14 31 (1.22%) J2EE
15 28 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
15 28 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
15 28 (1.10%) JMS
15 28 (1.10%) Visualforce
16 27 (1.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 520 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 99 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 86 (3.38%) User Experience
5 64 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 55 (2.16%) Fintech
8 51 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 49 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 49 (1.92%) Mainframe
10 43 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 39 (1.53%) Reference Data
12 36 (1.41%) Pricing Data
13 32 (1.26%) Clustering
14 27 (1.06%) Data Centre
15 24 (0.94%) Fixed Income
16 22 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.71%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 376 (14.76%) Windows
2 254 (9.97%) Linux
3 218 (8.56%) Unix
4 106 (4.16%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 22 (0.86%) Android
7 22 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 18 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.43%) Solaris
11 11 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (18.49%) Project Management
3 395 (15.51%) ITIL
4 308 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 291 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 285 (11.19%) Business Analysis
6 285 (11.19%) Change Management
7 284 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 264 (10.37%) SDLC
9 254 (9.97%) Test Automation
10 252 (9.89%) Scrum
11 230 (9.03%) Asset Management
12 210 (8.24%) Coaching
13 207 (8.13%) Business Process Improvement
14 191 (7.50%) Service Management
15 185 (7.26%) Wealth Management
16 181 (7.11%) Service Delivery
17 166 (6.52%) PRINCE2
18 165 (6.48%) DevOps
19 158 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 586 (23.01%) SQL
2 346 (13.58%) Java
3 162 (6.36%) JavaScript
4 136 (5.34%) C#
5 128 (5.03%) Python
6 116 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 109 (4.28%) C
8 65 (2.55%) Perl
9 60 (2.36%) Shell Script
10 44 (1.73%) C++
11 39 (1.53%) VBA
12 36 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 29 (1.14%) Apex Code
14 27 (1.06%) Ruby
15 26 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 21 (0.82%) VB
17 20 (0.79%) PHP
17 20 (0.79%) VBScript
18 17 (0.67%) ABAP
19 15 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 362 (14.21%) Degree
2 129 (5.06%) ISEB
3 106 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 67 (2.63%) CISSP
6 62 (2.43%) ISTQB
7 60 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
8 53 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (1.85%) PMP
10 45 (1.77%) PMI Certification
11 32 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 31 (1.22%) CISM
13 30 (1.18%) MCSE
14 24 (0.94%) CISA
15 22 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (0.79%) CCNA
17 19 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 15 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (9.78%) QA
2 157 (6.16%) SLA
3 73 (2.87%) PMO
4 52 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 24 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.90%) COBIT
7 23 (0.90%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.75%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.51%) MiFID
11 12 (0.47%) IFRS
12 8 (0.31%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.27%) Basel III
13 7 (0.27%) GDPR
13 7 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.24%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.20%) EMIR
15 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.20%) NIST 800
System Software
1 89 (3.49%) Docker
2 77 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.86%) vSphere
5 17 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.16%) NFS
7 4 (0.16%) Samba
7 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.079%) iptables
9 2 (0.079%) KVM
9 2 (0.079%) Snort
9 2 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.039%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.039%) LXC
10 1 (0.039%) RACF
10 1 (0.039%) RHEV
10 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (1.81%) Puppet
2 38 (1.49%) Ansible
3 37 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 28 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
5 23 (0.90%) SCCM
6 18 (0.71%) SCOM
7 16 (0.63%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.55%) CSIRT
10 8 (0.31%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
11 7 (0.27%) Nagios
12 4 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.16%) Mesos
12 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.16%) WSUS
13 3 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 391 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 285 (11.19%) Oracle
3 210 (8.24%) SAP
4 82 (3.22%) VMware
5 72 (2.83%) Splunk
6 70 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
7 64 (2.51%) IBM
8 42 (1.65%) ION Trading
9 40 (1.57%) HP
10 39 (1.53%) Cisco
11 38 (1.49%) Google
12 29 (1.14%) NetApp
13 26 (1.02%) Citrix
13 26 (1.02%) Cognizant
14 25 (0.98%) Tableau
15 24 (0.94%) Adobe
16 22 (0.86%) CA Agile Central
16 22 (0.86%) Informatica
16 22 (0.86%) ServiceNow
17 18 (0.71%) Alteryx
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Aligned with Financial Services market rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,500 per annum Great package with training and progression
Posted: 19 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Cirro People
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + 7K car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Share
Salary: Employee Share Plan + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Up to £21,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Share
Salary: Employee Share Plan + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Share
Salary: Employee Share Plan + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Recann
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago