The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous 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 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 97 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 123 123 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 2.47% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.18% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 106 95 79
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4533 3872 3598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.76% 77.75% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3968 3227 3139
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 49 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Coventry -7 16 £46,500 +22.36% 3
Staffordshire -6 11 £41,500 -1.19%
Worcestershire +19 8 £45,000 +80.00%
Wolverhampton 0 8 £37,500 -10.71% 1
West Bromwich +13 7 £75,000 - 1
Warwickshire -3 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Walsall -5 7 £47,500 +6.74%
Solihull -7 3 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 82 (32.16%) Finance
2 79 (30.98%) ITIL
3 54 (21.18%) SQL
4 53 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 43 (16.86%) Project Management
7 35 (13.73%) C#
7 35 (13.73%) Windows
8 34 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 32 (12.55%) Business Analysis
10 31 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (11.76%) Service Delivery
12 28 (10.98%) Change Management
12 28 (10.98%) QA
13 27 (10.59%) Degree
14 24 (9.41%) ISEB
14 24 (9.41%) MS Excel
15 22 (8.63%) Six Sigma
15 22 (8.63%) Service Management
16 21 (8.24%) PRINCE2
16 21 (8.24%) .NET
16 21 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (7.45%) Mentoring
18 18 (7.06%) SAP
19 17 (6.67%) UNIX
19 17 (6.67%) Coaching
19 17 (6.67%) Line Management
19 17 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
20 16 (6.27%) MS Office
21 15 (5.88%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.96%) IIS
3 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.18%) CMS
4 3 (1.18%) nginx
5 2 (0.78%) Lync
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.78%) TPMS
5 2 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.39%) FileNet
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Agresso
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.18%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.18%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.14%) GitHub
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.57%) VPN
2 4 (1.57%) PABX
3 3 (1.18%) SAN
4 2 (0.78%) LAN
4 2 (0.78%) WAN
4 2 (0.78%) FTP
4 2 (0.78%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) Symposium
4 2 (0.78%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.39%) GPON
5 1 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) Extranet
5 1 (0.39%) MPLS
5 1 (0.39%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.57%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.57%) KDB
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) MS Access
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) UniData
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.39%) DB2
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.35%) CruiseControl
2 6 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.78%) JUnit
3 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.39%) Hudson
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 82 (32.16%) Finance
2 13 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.53%) Automotive
3 9 (3.53%) Banking
3 9 (3.53%) Marketing
4 8 (3.14%) Billing
5 7 (2.75%) Games
6 6 (2.35%) Legal
6 6 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.96%) Retail
8 3 (1.18%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) Front Office
9 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (24.31%) Analyst
2 28 (10.98%) Business Analyst
2 28 (10.98%) Developer
3 16 (6.27%) Project Manager
4 12 (4.71%) Support Engineer
5 11 (4.31%) Service Manager
5 11 (4.31%) C# Developer
6 10 (3.92%) .NET Developer
6 10 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 9 (3.53%) Support Analyst
7 9 (3.53%) Consultant
7 9 (3.53%) Software Manager
8 8 (3.14%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.14%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.14%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.14%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (2.75%) Service Analyst
9 7 (2.75%) Support Specialist
9 7 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) .NET
2 15 (5.88%) HTML
3 10 (3.92%) HTML5
4 8 (3.14%) AngularJS
4 8 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.35%) JMS
5 6 (2.35%) jQuery
6 5 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.57%) Django
8 3 (1.18%) WPF
8 3 (1.18%) LINQ
8 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (1.18%) SOAP
8 3 (1.18%) Spring
8 3 (1.18%) CSS
8 3 (1.18%) J2EE
8 3 (1.18%) XML
8 3 (1.18%) XSLT
9 2 (0.78%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.14%) User Experience
4 4 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.18%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.78%) Equities
6 2 (0.78%) Derivative
6 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.78%) PMI
6 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.39%) AS400
7 1 (0.39%) Open Source
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.73%) Windows
2 17 (6.67%) UNIX
3 14 (5.49%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.53%) Linux
5 7 (2.75%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.57%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.78%) Solaris
9 2 (0.78%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.98%) ITIL
2 53 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (16.86%) Project Management
4 32 (12.55%) Business Analysis
5 31 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 28 (10.98%) Change Management
8 22 (8.63%) Service Management
8 22 (8.63%) Six Sigma
9 21 (8.24%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.45%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.67%) Coaching
11 17 (6.67%) Line Management
11 17 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
12 15 (5.88%) Problem Management
12 15 (5.88%) Incident Management
12 15 (5.88%) MVC
13 14 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (5.10%) Programme Management
14 13 (5.10%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.18%) SQL
2 35 (13.73%) C#
3 14 (5.49%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.10%) Java
5 11 (4.31%) C++
6 6 (2.35%) C
7 4 (1.57%) PHP
7 4 (1.57%) VBA
8 3 (1.18%) Python
8 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.18%) ABAP
8 3 (1.18%) Perl
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.39%) Clojure
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (10.59%) Degree
2 24 (9.41%) ISEB
3 13 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.96%) PMP
8 4 (1.57%) MCSE
8 4 (1.57%) MCSA
9 3 (1.18%) MCP
9 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.78%) ACCA
10 2 (0.78%) CIMA
10 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.39%) CISA
11 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.98%) QA
2 9 (3.53%) SLA
3 6 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.35%) COSO
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.35%) vSphere
4 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.78%) XenApp
4 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.14%) Netcool
1 8 (3.14%) Nagios
1 8 (3.14%) SCOM
1 8 (3.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.06%) SAP
3 10 (3.92%) Oracle
3 10 (3.92%) VMware
4 6 (2.35%) Cisco
5 4 (1.57%) Sun
5 4 (1.57%) Avaya
6 3 (1.18%) HP
6 3 (1.18%) Mitel
6 3 (1.18%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec
7 2 (0.78%) Nortel
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe
8 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.39%) Siebel
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.39%) EMC
8 1 (0.39%) Genesys
8 1 (0.39%) NetApp
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35k-40k base plus Pension + bonus +
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £11000 car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Legal Ombudsman
Salary: £31,960-£37,600
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £42000 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £4200 Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 24 days ago