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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 13 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.37% 3.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 4.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £59,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
111 150 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 82.22% 72.82% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 77 116 128
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,947
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
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 18 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Document Management
4 5 (29.41%) JD Edwards
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) Back Office
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) OpenUP
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (5.88%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (5.88%) BPR
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Service Operations Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Operations Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 5 (29.41%) ERP Manager
3 5 (29.41%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Director
4 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Document Management
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) OpenUP
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) BPR
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) JD Edwards
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft