The first table below looks at the demand for Business Process Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 195 198 185
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Business Process Improvement 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.080% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £59,889 £43,625
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +37.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Process Improvement Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement.

1 12 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (16.67%) French Language
5 3 (16.67%) German Language
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) QlikView
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Law
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) QlikView
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) French Language
2 3 (16.67%) German Language
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Business Process Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Process Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
1 3 (16.67%) Sage