The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 89 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.23% 2.01% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.47% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 26
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £66,250 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1845 1697 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.26% 81.16% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1539 985
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Birmingham region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 39 (41.94%) ITIL
2 37 (39.78%) Finance
3 22 (23.66%) SQL
4 20 (21.51%) Project Management
5 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.43%) Degree
6 17 (18.28%) Windows
6 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.13%) UNIX
7 15 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 14 (15.05%) Service Management
8 14 (15.05%) Incident Management
9 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.68%) QA
10 9 (9.68%) Banking
10 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
11 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
11 8 (8.60%) Problem Management
11 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.53%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (7.53%) DevOps
12 7 (7.53%) CRM
12 7 (7.53%) Linux
12 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.53%) Scrum
12 7 (7.53%) Process Management
12 7 (7.53%) Netcool

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.23%) nginx
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) TPMS
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.08%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) VPN
2 4 (4.30%) PABX
3 3 (3.23%) SAN
4 2 (2.15%) Symposium
4 2 (2.15%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (1.08%) Extranet
5 1 (1.08%) DNS
5 1 (1.08%) LDAP
5 1 (1.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.30%) KDB
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.15%) MS Access
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.08%) UniData
4 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) CruiseControl
2 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.08%) Hudson
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) Maven
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.45%) Legal
5 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Games
7 2 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Front Office
8 1 (1.08%) Back Office
8 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Applications Support
4 8 (8.60%) Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Data Centre Specialist
6 6 (6.45%) Audit Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Support Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Incident Manager
8 4 (4.30%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) PMO Manager
8 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) HTML
3 4 (4.30%) Django
3 4 (4.30%) JMS
4 2 (2.15%) DirectX
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) CSS
4 2 (2.15%) jQuery
4 2 (2.15%) HTML5
4 2 (2.15%) WPF
4 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.08%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (1.08%) LINQ
5 1 (1.08%) J2EE
5 1 (1.08%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.08%) SOAP
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Equities
3 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.15%) Derivative
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) CMDB
4 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.08%) PMI
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) UNIX
3 7 (7.53%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) ITIL
2 20 (21.51%) Project Management
3 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.05%) Service Management
4 14 (15.05%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.60%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.53%) DevOps
7 7 (7.53%) Process Management
7 7 (7.53%) CRM
7 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.53%) Scrum
8 6 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.45%) Line Management
8 6 (6.45%) Coaching
9 5 (5.38%) People Management
9 5 (5.38%) Change Management
9 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) C#
2 6 (6.45%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) PHP
4 3 (3.23%) Perl
4 3 (3.23%) C++
4 3 (3.23%) VBA
4 3 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) Groovy
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) Clojure
6 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ACCA
6 1 (1.08%) CISA
6 1 (1.08%) CISM
6 1 (1.08%) CIMA
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.45%) COSO
3 6 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 6 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Netcool
1 7 (7.53%) Nagios
1 7 (7.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (4.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Sun
3 4 (4.30%) Avaya
4 3 (3.23%) Mitel
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Nortel
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.08%) Genesys
6 1 (1.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) EMC
6 1 (1.08%) Siebel
6 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago