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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 226 209
Rank change year-on-year -11 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 1238 1575 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.52% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.71% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1216 1275
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 77984 91876 96681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.80% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64177 76399 78045
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 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 -20 1133 £50,000 +5.26% 140
London +4 443 £60,000 +4.34% 50
South East +18 207 £45,000 -5.26% 28
North West -25 115 £50,000 +16.27% 13
City of London -4 94 £60,000 +7.62% 17
East of England -38 86 £45,000 -11.76% 10
Yorkshire -17 78 £42,500 - 11
South West +6 70 £41,000 +3.79% 9
Surrey +54 67 £47,500 -13.63% 6
West Midlands -33 66 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Yorkshire -10 63 £42,500 - 8
Scotland +18 57 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East Midlands +1 52 £42,500 - 8
Cheshire +28 50 £44,500 +23.61% 1
Manchester -47 50 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Glasgow +27 45 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Leeds +6 44 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hertfordshire -8 38 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Berkshire +7 35 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Birmingham -34 35 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bristol +3 34 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Hampshire +7 27 £40,000 - 8
Wales +19 25 £47,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire -16 24 £52,500 +2.94% 3
Reading +13 23 £54,500 +14.73% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 22 £53,750 +2.38% 6
Cambridge -5 22 £52,500 +6.59% 3
East Sussex +26 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Sussex +18 18 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Redhill +12 17 £45,000 -18.18% 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 870 (37.23%) Finance
2 672 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (22.17%) SQL
4 464 (19.85%) Analytical Skills
5 424 (18.14%) Project Management
6 386 (16.52%) ITIL
7 371 (15.88%) Microsoft
7 371 (15.88%) Degree
8 329 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 328 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 286 (12.24%) Change Management
11 267 (11.42%) Windows
11 267 (11.42%) Mentoring
12 253 (10.83%) Business Analysis
13 249 (10.65%) Oracle
14 245 (10.48%) Java
15 224 (9.58%) Banking
16 212 (9.07%) SQL Server
17 208 (8.90%) Service Delivery
18 207 (8.86%) .NET
18 207 (8.86%) Coaching
19 199 (8.52%) SDLC
20 197 (8.43%) Scrum
20 197 (8.43%) QA
21 192 (8.22%) Management Information System
22 188 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
23 185 (7.92%) Linux
24 174 (7.45%) Retail
25 172 (7.36%) Business Process Improvement
26 170 (7.27%) 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 53 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.75%) IIS
2 41 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 30 (1.28%) Apache
5 27 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.11%) CMS
6 26 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.68%) Confluence
10 13 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.47%) JBoss
12 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.30%) Jetty
15 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.21%) Kentico
16 5 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 188 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 170 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 54 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 46 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.30%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.043%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.90%) assyst
4 19 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.81%) SAP CRM
5 18 (0.77%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.60%) SAP PP
9 12 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.51%) SAP QM
10 11 (0.47%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.47%) SAP FI
10 11 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (0.47%) SAP MM
11 10 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
12 9 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 9 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
12 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.70%) SaaS
2 51 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
3 45 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.11%) Force.com
4 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.73%) Office 365
6 16 (0.68%) IaaS
7 15 (0.64%) PaaS
8 12 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.30%) Lucidchart
9 7 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.086%) Asana
12 2 (0.086%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.086%) G Suite
12 2 (0.086%) GitHub
12 2 (0.086%) Veeva
12 2 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.68%) Internet
2 46 (1.97%) Firewall
3 45 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.63%) DNS
5 35 (1.50%) HTTP
5 35 (1.50%) Network Security
6 27 (1.16%) LAN
6 27 (1.16%) WAN
7 18 (0.77%) DHCP
7 18 (0.77%) LDAP
8 17 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (0.68%) Wireless
10 13 (0.56%) VoIP
11 12 (0.51%) SSL
12 11 (0.47%) SAN
12 11 (0.47%) VPN
13 10 (0.43%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
14 8 (0.34%) FTP
14 8 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.36%) MySQL
3 92 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 41 (1.75%) Big Data
7 41 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 35 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 28 (1.20%) Redis
11 27 (1.16%) Power BI
12 21 (0.90%) Event Store
12 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.81%) QlikView
14 18 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (4.62%) Selenium
2 104 (4.45%) JIRA
3 77 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 62 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 54 (2.31%) JUnit
6 47 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 47 (2.01%) WebDriver
7 41 (1.75%) Maven
8 35 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 32 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 30 (1.28%) HP UFT
11 29 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 27 (1.16%) JMeter
12 27 (1.16%) SoapUI
12 27 (1.16%) Subversion
13 26 (1.11%) LoadRunner
14 23 (0.98%) TeamCity
15 22 (0.94%) Bower
15 22 (0.94%) Grunt
15 22 (0.94%) gulp
General
1 870 (37.23%) Finance
2 224 (9.58%) Banking
3 174 (7.45%) Retail
4 99 (4.24%) Marketing
5 91 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 90 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 78 (3.34%) Financial Institution
8 70 (3.00%) Legal
9 48 (2.05%) Back Office
10 35 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 29 (1.24%) Advertising
11 29 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (0.94%) Publishing
13 20 (0.86%) Law
14 17 (0.73%) Electronics
14 17 (0.73%) Front Office
15 14 (0.60%) French Language
16 13 (0.56%) Billing
17 12 (0.51%) German Language
18 11 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 662 (28.33%) Analyst
2 281 (12.02%) Business Analyst
3 233 (9.97%) Developer
4 180 (7.70%) Consultant
5 152 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 124 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
7 72 (3.08%) Architect
8 71 (3.04%) Applications Support
9 66 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
10 65 (2.78%) IT Analyst
10 65 (2.78%) Support Analyst
11 64 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
11 64 (2.74%) Test Analyst
12 62 (2.65%) IT Manager
13 60 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
14 59 (2.52%) Service Manager
15 58 (2.48%) Senior Manager
16 57 (2.44%) Test Manager
17 52 (2.23%) Process Analyst
18 51 (2.18%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (8.86%) .NET
2 99 (4.24%) HTML
2 99 (4.24%) Web Services
3 94 (4.02%) XML
4 77 (3.29%) ASP.NET
5 64 (2.74%) CSS
6 56 (2.40%) jQuery
7 38 (1.63%) Java EE
8 37 (1.58%) REST
9 36 (1.54%) XSLT
10 29 (1.24%) Hibernate
10 29 (1.24%) SOAP
11 28 (1.20%) Middleware
11 28 (1.20%) Spring
12 26 (1.11%) AngularJS
12 26 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
13 25 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (0.98%) J2EE
14 23 (0.98%) JSON
14 23 (0.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 464 (19.85%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 80 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 73 (3.12%) Fintech
5 67 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 64 (2.74%) Data Structures
7 62 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 48 (2.05%) User Experience
9 46 (1.97%) Virtual Team
10 34 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 28 (1.20%) Clustering
12 24 (1.03%) CMDB
13 22 (0.94%) Reinsurance
14 21 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.90%) FMCG
15 18 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.77%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.68%) Fixed Income
16 16 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 14 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 267 (11.42%) Windows
2 185 (7.92%) Linux
3 102 (4.36%) Unix
4 82 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.39%) Android
10 9 (0.39%) Solaris
11 8 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.21%) AIX
14 5 (0.21%) CentOS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (18.14%) Project Management
3 386 (16.52%) ITIL
4 329 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 328 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 286 (12.24%) Change Management
7 267 (11.42%) Mentoring
8 253 (10.83%) Business Analysis
9 208 (8.90%) Service Delivery
10 207 (8.86%) Coaching
11 199 (8.52%) SDLC
12 197 (8.43%) Scrum
13 172 (7.36%) Business Process Improvement
14 169 (7.23%) PRINCE2
15 162 (6.93%) CRM
16 155 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
17 143 (6.12%) Analytics
18 140 (5.99%) Service Management
19 139 (5.95%) DevOps
20 137 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 518 (22.17%) SQL
2 245 (10.48%) Java
3 146 (6.25%) C#
4 124 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 116 (4.96%) Python
6 89 (3.81%) C
7 82 (3.51%) Perl
8 76 (3.25%) PowerShell
9 44 (1.88%) VBA
10 26 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 25 (1.07%) R
12 22 (0.94%) VB
13 21 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.81%) PHP
16 16 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.64%) Apex Code
18 14 (0.60%) VB.NET
19 13 (0.56%) ABAP
19 13 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 371 (15.88%) Degree
2 139 (5.95%) ISEB
3 92 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 89 (3.81%) ISTQB
5 63 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 59 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 45 (1.93%) CISSP
8 41 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.75%) PMP
9 35 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (1.45%) CISM
11 30 (1.28%) MCSE
11 30 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 29 (1.24%) PMI Certification
13 22 (0.94%) CIMA
14 21 (0.90%) ACCA
14 21 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 17 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 16 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (8.43%) QA
2 111 (4.75%) SLA
3 66 (2.82%) PMO
4 42 (1.80%) COBIT
4 42 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.39%) P3O
8 8 (0.34%) EMIR
8 8 (0.34%) IFRS
8 8 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.34%) MiFID
9 7 (0.30%) SDET
10 6 (0.26%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.26%) ISO22301
10 6 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.21%) Basel III
11 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 104 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 71 (3.04%) Docker
3 57 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.68%) vSphere
6 7 (0.30%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.21%) RACF
8 5 (0.21%) Snort
9 4 (0.17%) Samba
10 3 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.086%) KVM
11 2 (0.086%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.086%) vCloud
11 2 (0.086%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.043%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (1.80%) Puppet
2 35 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 30 (1.28%) Ansible
5 25 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
5 25 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.94%) Tivoli
7 19 (0.81%) SCCM
8 18 (0.77%) SCOM
9 11 (0.47%) CSIRT
10 10 (0.43%) Nagios
11 9 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.30%) QRadar
13 5 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
13 5 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.17%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.17%) Mesos
14 4 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 371 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 249 (10.65%) Oracle
3 127 (5.43%) SAP
4 95 (4.07%) IBM
5 76 (3.25%) VMware
6 65 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (2.57%) HP
8 47 (2.01%) Citrix
9 42 (1.80%) Cisco
10 38 (1.63%) ServiceNow
11 33 (1.41%) Splunk
12 31 (1.33%) Remedy
13 25 (1.07%) Pega
14 22 (0.94%) Tableau
15 19 (0.81%) NetApp
16 18 (0.77%) Google
17 16 (0.68%) Adobe
17 16 (0.68%) Cognizant
18 15 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
18 15 (0.64%) Intel Security
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cornwall
Spring Technology
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Scotland
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus company car allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellenet Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago