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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 98 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 129 110 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.40% 2.21% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.72% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 92 78 71
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,250 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
4361 4038 3871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.06% 80.99% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3639 3360 3243
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,898 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -3 41 £38,750 -40.38% 5
Coventry -18 28 £56,000 +34.93% 4
Staffordshire +11 15 £40,000 -5.88%
Warwickshire -11 12 £52,500 +23.52% 2
West Bromwich +6 8 £52,500 -
Wolverhampton +16 5 £47,500 +91.43% 1
Solihull +3 5 £35,000 -9.09%
Worcestershire 0 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Walsall - 3 £62,500 -
Shropshire -8 1 £42,500 - 1
Dudley - 1 £27,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 78 (28.78%) ITIL
2 65 (23.99%) Finance
3 54 (19.93%) Project Management
4 53 (19.56%) Service Delivery
5 49 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (17.71%) SQL
7 42 (15.50%) Microsoft
8 38 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (13.65%) .NET
10 36 (13.28%) Business Analysis
11 35 (12.92%) Change Management
12 33 (12.18%) C#
13 27 (9.96%) HTML
13 27 (9.96%) JavaScript
13 27 (9.96%) Degree
14 26 (9.59%) Service Management
15 24 (8.86%) MS Excel
16 23 (8.49%) Six Sigma
16 23 (8.49%) Manufacturing
16 23 (8.49%) Lean Six Sigma
17 22 (8.12%) Management Information System
18 21 (7.75%) PRINCE2
18 21 (7.75%) Marketing
18 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (7.38%) Logistics
20 19 (7.01%) Mentoring
21 18 (6.64%) SQL Server
21 18 (6.64%) Information Security
22 17 (6.27%) Workflow
22 17 (6.27%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (3.32%) Node.js
2 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.74%) SAS
3 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) Lync
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.37%) SAP EP
Applications
1 24 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.17%) MS Office
3 6 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.48%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Agresso
1 8 (2.95%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (2.95%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (2.95%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (2.95%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.11%) Movex
4 3 (1.11%) Infor M3
4 3 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.74%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.74%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.69%) LAN
1 10 (3.69%) WAN
1 10 (3.69%) MPLS
2 9 (3.32%) Wireless
3 8 (2.95%) Firewall
3 8 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (2.95%) VPN
4 7 (2.58%) ATM
4 7 (2.58%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (2.58%) Frame Relay
4 7 (2.58%) DMVPN
5 5 (1.85%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.48%) TACACS
7 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.74%) HTTP
7 2 (0.74%) VoIP
7 2 (0.74%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.37%) HSRP
8 1 (0.37%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.37%) QlikView
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) OLTP
6 1 (0.37%) OLAP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (2.58%) NUnit
1 7 (2.58%) MSTest
1 7 (2.58%) Moq
2 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.11%) JUnit
4 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.74%) Selenium
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (23.99%) Finance
2 23 (8.49%) Manufacturing
3 21 (7.75%) Marketing
4 11 (4.06%) Retail
5 9 (3.32%) Billing
6 5 (1.85%) Automotive
6 5 (1.85%) Electronics
7 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (15.50%) Analyst
2 38 (14.02%) Developer
3 24 (8.86%) Business Analyst
3 24 (8.86%) .NET Developer
4 22 (8.12%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.64%) Service Manager
6 13 (4.80%) C# Developer
6 13 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (4.43%) Incident Manager
8 10 (3.69%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Programme Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Consultant
9 8 (2.95%) Business Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Relationships Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Transition Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Service Transition Manager
10 7 (2.58%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (2.58%) Technical Manager
10 7 (2.58%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.21%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.65%) .NET
2 27 (9.96%) HTML
3 17 (6.27%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.54%) HTML5
5 12 (4.43%) CSS
6 8 (2.95%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.95%) jQuery
6 8 (2.95%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.58%) Ninject
7 7 (2.58%) Silverlight
8 5 (1.85%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.85%) Kendo UI
8 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.74%) Cascalog
9 2 (0.74%) Velocity
9 2 (0.74%) Spring
9 2 (0.74%) J2EE
9 2 (0.74%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.12%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.32%) PMI
4 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.85%) IVR
7 4 (1.48%) Statistics
7 4 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.48%) User Experience
8 3 (1.11%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.11%) Economics
9 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.74%) W3C
9 2 (0.74%) FMCG
9 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.37%) Open Source
10 1 (0.37%) Life Science
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) DTV
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.90%) Windows
2 10 (3.69%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.48%) UNIX
4 4 (1.48%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.78%) ITIL
2 54 (19.93%) Project Management
3 53 (19.56%) Service Delivery
4 49 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (13.28%) Business Analysis
7 35 (12.92%) Change Management
8 26 (9.59%) Service Management
9 23 (8.49%) Six Sigma
9 23 (8.49%) Lean Six Sigma
10 21 (7.75%) PRINCE2
11 20 (7.38%) Logistics
12 19 (7.01%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.64%) Information Security
14 17 (6.27%) Workflow
15 15 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (5.17%) Coaching
17 13 (4.80%) Performance Management
17 13 (4.80%) ITIL V3
17 13 (4.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.71%) SQL
2 33 (12.18%) C#
3 27 (9.96%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.54%) Java
5 6 (2.21%) C
6 5 (1.85%) VB
7 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.11%) VB6
9 2 (0.74%) Clojure
9 2 (0.74%) VBA
9 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (9.96%) Degree
2 16 (5.90%) ISEB
3 9 (3.32%) PMP
3 9 (3.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (2.58%) CCSA
4 7 (2.58%) CCSE
5 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.85%) CCNP
6 5 (1.85%) CISM
6 5 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.85%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 4 (1.48%) APMP
7 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.48%) CISA
8 3 (1.11%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.69%) QA
2 10 (3.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) P3O
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.21%) vSphere
3 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.58%) SCOM
2 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.48%) Netcool
3 4 (1.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) Nessus
4 1 (0.37%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.17%) SAP
3 11 (4.06%) VMware
4 9 (3.32%) Cisco
5 8 (2.95%) Oracle
6 7 (2.58%) Nokia
6 7 (2.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.48%) HP
8 4 (1.48%) Remedy
9 3 (1.11%) Citrix
10 2 (0.74%) Avaya
10 2 (0.74%) NetApp
10 2 (0.74%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.37%) Software AG
11 1 (0.37%) webMethods
11 1 (0.37%) Symantec
11 1 (0.37%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.37%) Qualys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car / Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Orbit
Salary: From £32,632 to £35,728 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Edison Technical Recruitment
Posted: 27 days ago