Process Improvement Jobs

Process Improvement
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Process Improvement skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Process Improvement over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 133 208 221
Rank change year-on-year +75 +13 +65
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 2,250 1,632 3,181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 1.76% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.85% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 888 1,447
10th Percentile £31,500 £37,500 £36,144
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £44,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.83% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £72,375 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,575 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Process Improvement falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Process Improvement.

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Process Improvement over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Top 17 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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +86 2,063 £55,000 -8.75% 650
UK excluding London +54 1,544 £50,000 -4.76% 461
Work from Home +55 781 £55,000 -0.43% 264
London +116 608 £70,000 +7.69% 207
Midlands +59 517 £53,250 +1.43% 84
North of England +41 339 £47,500 -5.00% 116
West Midlands +51 329 £55,000 +4.76% 57
South East -13 305 £45,000 -18.18% 119
South West +45 175 £52,396 -0.20% 48
North West +7 171 £47,500 -4.04% 63
East Midlands +39 166 £40,000 -20.00% 27
Yorkshire +54 118 £45,000 -14.29% 41
East of England +8 93 £50,000 -4.76% 57
Scotland -60 68 £55,380 +13.89% 31
North East +26 50 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Wales +22 25 £44,302 +16.20% 16
Northern Ireland +38 24 £37,500 -16.67% 7

Process Improvement
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 131 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.96%) Microsoft Exchange
3 19 (0.84%) Confluence
3 19 (0.84%) SAS
4 12 (0.53%) CMS
5 7 (0.31%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.22%) WordPress
8 4 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.18%) IIS
8 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.13%) Apache
9 3 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.13%) Luigi
10 2 (0.089%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.089%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.044%) Drupal
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 459 (20.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 332 (14.76%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.27%) Simulink
8 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) SPSS
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.13%) InDesign
9 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) Trello
9 3 (0.13%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 35 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (0.84%) NetSuite
3 17 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (0.71%) SAP FI
5 15 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 12 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (0.40%) Primavera
9 7 (0.31%) Salesforce CRM
9 7 (0.31%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.22%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.22%) Teamcenter
11 4 (0.18%) SAP PP
11 4 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 207 (9.20%) Power Platform
2 202 (8.98%) Azure
3 134 (5.96%) Microsoft 365
4 116 (5.16%) AWS
5 87 (3.87%) SaaS
6 62 (2.76%) GCP
7 51 (2.27%) Azure DevOps
8 34 (1.51%) PowerApps
9 33 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
10 25 (1.11%) Microsoft Purview
11 24 (1.07%) Entra ID
12 22 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (0.93%) OCI
13 21 (0.93%) Power Automate
14 20 (0.89%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.89%) Serverless
15 13 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 12 (0.53%) Azure Logic Apps
16 12 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 184 (8.18%) Broadband
2 50 (2.22%) Firewall
3 28 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.07%) DNS
4 24 (1.07%) WAN
5 22 (0.98%) Network Security
6 20 (0.89%) LAN
7 15 (0.67%) VPN
8 12 (0.53%) Internet
9 9 (0.40%) VoIP
9 9 (0.40%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.31%) Wireless
11 6 (0.27%) DHCP
11 6 (0.27%) HTTP
12 5 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
13 4 (0.18%) FTP
13 4 (0.18%) SD-WAN
13 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (8.04%) Power BI
2 74 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 54 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (2.04%) Tableau
5 39 (1.73%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 25 (1.11%) DynamoDB
8 22 (0.98%) Amazon QuickSight
9 21 (0.93%) Data Lake
10 20 (0.89%) MySQL
11 19 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 17 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
13 15 (0.67%) BigQuery
14 13 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.53%) Big Data
15 12 (0.53%) Metadata
15 12 (0.53%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 114 (5.07%) JIRA
2 34 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.42%) Git
4 18 (0.80%) Selenium
5 12 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.40%) Postman
6 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.36%) Jaeger
7 8 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.31%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.31%) Cypress.io
8 7 (0.31%) gulp
8 7 (0.31%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.22%) eggPlant
9 5 (0.22%) MSTest
9 5 (0.22%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.18%) Toad
10 4 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 820 (36.44%) Social Skills
2 658 (29.24%) Finance
3 426 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
4 304 (13.51%) Legal
5 244 (10.84%) Marketing
6 215 (9.56%) Banking
7 212 (9.42%) Military
8 186 (8.27%) Advertising
9 155 (6.89%) Retail
10 153 (6.80%) Law
11 106 (4.71%) Organisational Skills
12 105 (4.67%) Manufacturing
13 96 (4.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 76 (3.38%) Influencing Skills
15 70 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 65 (2.89%) Public Sector
17 64 (2.84%) Presentation Skills
18 38 (1.69%) Fire and Rescue
19 32 (1.42%) Telecoms
20 28 (1.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 525 (23.33%) Analyst
2 387 (17.20%) Lead
3 356 (15.82%) Senior
4 217 (9.64%) Graduate
5 156 (6.93%) Business Analyst
6 145 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
7 109 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 98 (4.36%) IT Manager
9 81 (3.60%) Consultant
10 67 (2.98%) Developer
11 55 (2.44%) Architect
12 54 (2.40%) Team Leader
13 53 (2.36%) Data Analyst
14 48 (2.13%) Senior Manager
15 43 (1.91%) Business Manager
16 35 (1.56%) IT Analyst
17 30 (1.33%) Data Engineer
17 30 (1.33%) IT Support
17 30 (1.33%) Technical Analyst
18 29 (1.29%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.29%) .NET
2 49 (2.18%) REST
3 36 (1.60%) .NET Framework
4 34 (1.51%) React
4 34 (1.51%) Web Services
5 30 (1.33%) XML
6 29 (1.29%) JSON
7 28 (1.24%) HTML
8 20 (0.89%) CSS
9 18 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 17 (0.76%) .NET Core
10 17 (0.76%) Node.js
11 16 (0.71%) SignalR
11 16 (0.71%) WCF
11 16 (0.71%) WF
12 15 (0.67%) FastAPI
12 15 (0.67%) Flask
13 14 (0.62%) Gherkin
14 13 (0.58%) Middleware
14 13 (0.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 308 (13.69%) Onboarding
2 184 (8.18%) Marketing Technology
3 128 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 73 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 37 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 35 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 32 (1.42%) Life Science
9 28 (1.24%) PMI
10 24 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 22 (0.98%) Product Ownership
12 21 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
13 19 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
14 17 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.67%) Robotics
16 14 (0.62%) Distributed Systems
17 13 (0.58%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
18 12 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 124 (5.51%) Windows
2 51 (2.27%) Linux
3 26 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 22 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 18 (0.80%) Android
6 12 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.53%) Unix
7 5 (0.22%) CentOS
7 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.18%) VMS
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.044%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
2 505 (22.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 387 (17.20%) Customer Service
4 348 (15.47%) Project Management
5 346 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
6 345 (15.33%) Agile
7 343 (15.24%) Logistics
8 337 (14.98%) Data Analysis
9 311 (13.82%) Analytics
10 266 (11.82%) Customer Experience
11 255 (11.33%) Performance Metrics
12 237 (10.53%) Business Case
13 232 (10.31%) Coaching
14 228 (10.13%) Creative Thinking
15 225 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
16 224 (9.96%) Data Collection
17 222 (9.87%) Data Management
18 220 (9.78%) ITIL
19 209 (9.29%) Regulatory Change
20 203 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 267 (11.87%) SQL
2 119 (5.29%) Python
3 82 (3.64%) C#
4 57 (2.53%) Java
5 55 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 34 (1.51%) PowerShell
6 34 (1.51%) T-SQL
7 21 (0.93%) TypeScript
8 20 (0.89%) R
9 19 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 15 (0.67%) Scala
11 13 (0.58%) Bash
11 13 (0.58%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.44%) VBA
13 6 (0.27%) C
13 6 (0.27%) Perl
13 6 (0.27%) Ruby
14 5 (0.22%) C++
14 5 (0.22%) Groovy
14 5 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 722 (32.09%) Degree
2 70 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 58 (2.58%) Master's Degree
4 47 (2.09%) PMI Certification
5 41 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 40 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (1.16%) DBS Check
10 25 (1.11%) PhD
11 24 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
11 24 (1.07%) PMP
12 21 (0.93%) APMP
12 21 (0.93%) Azure Certification
12 21 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 20 (0.89%) CISSP
14 19 (0.84%) AWS Certification
15 17 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.76%) MCSE
16 16 (0.71%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (7.96%) QA
2 169 (7.51%) GDPR
3 120 (5.33%) Data Quality
4 63 (2.80%) SLA
5 31 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (1.20%) Good Clinical Practice
7 23 (1.02%) Accessibility
7 23 (1.02%) PMO
8 21 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.67%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.67%) NIST
10 12 (0.53%) ITGC
10 12 (0.53%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
11 10 (0.44%) CDISC
12 9 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 8 (0.36%) ISO 9002
14 7 (0.31%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.31%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.31%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 76 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.78%) Docker
3 34 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.31%) Firmware
9 4 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (1.11%) Terraform
4 17 (0.76%) Ansible
5 9 (0.40%) Nmap
6 8 (0.36%) Kiali
7 5 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.22%) logstash
8 4 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.13%) Dell DRAC
9 3 (0.13%) Progress Chef
9 3 (0.13%) SCCM
10 2 (0.089%) Argo
10 2 (0.089%) Autotask
10 2 (0.089%) Grafana
10 2 (0.089%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.044%) FTK
11 1 (0.044%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.044%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.044%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 370 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 85 (3.78%) SAP
3 74 (3.29%) Oracle
4 62 (2.76%) Google
5 42 (1.87%) Salesforce
5 42 (1.87%) VMware
6 22 (0.98%) Splunk
7 21 (0.93%) IFS
8 20 (0.89%) Cisco
9 14 (0.62%) IBM
10 13 (0.58%) Apple
11 12 (0.53%) Qualys
12 11 (0.49%) AppDynamics
13 10 (0.44%) Workday
14 9 (0.40%) Citrix
14 9 (0.40%) Rapid7
14 9 (0.40%) Thycotic
15 8 (0.36%) Adobe
15 8 (0.36%) Dell
15 8 (0.36%) Sage