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 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 13 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.36% 1.09% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 1.59% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £58,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
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
89 126 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.91% 68.48% 67.30%
Number of salaries quoted 62 105 128
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Back Office
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Billing
6 3 (17.65%) Document Management
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) BPR
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.76%) OpenUP

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Test Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Director
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Document Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) BPR
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) OpenUP
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Fit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle