The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 21 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.49% 5.56% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 6.54% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Continuous Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 107 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.35% 84.92% 75.30%
Number of salaries quoted 140 56 139
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (50.00%) SAP
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) MS Project
4 6 (42.86%) Process Management
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (21.43%) IaaS
7 3 (21.43%) SaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) TestPartner

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
1 3 (21.43%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestPartner
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Process Management
3 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) HP