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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 98 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 132 108 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.36% 1.98% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.54% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 102 91 96
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.84%
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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 63 £50,000 -11.11% 5
Warwickshire +22 24 £43,000 +43.33% 2
Staffordshire -10 19 £41,572 -4.97% 3
Solihull +2 7 £36,750 -0.67% 3
Coventry -8 6 £57,500 +52.31% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £30,750 -
Walsall -12 3 £42,500 -1.16%
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 93 (37.50%) ITIL
2 66 (26.61%) Finance
3 50 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (18.15%) Project Management
5 44 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (16.94%) Microsoft
7 41 (16.53%) QA
8 38 (15.32%) Service Delivery
9 36 (14.52%) SQL
10 28 (11.29%) Windows
11 27 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (10.48%) C#
13 25 (10.08%) PRINCE2
13 25 (10.08%) MS Excel
13 25 (10.08%) Change Management
13 25 (10.08%) Service Management
13 25 (10.08%) Incident Management
14 24 (9.68%) ISEB
15 23 (9.27%) SQL Server
16 22 (8.87%) Coaching
17 19 (7.66%) SLA
18 18 (7.26%) Management Information System
18 18 (7.26%) Back Office
18 18 (7.26%) User Experience
18 18 (7.26%) Software Testing
18 18 (7.26%) Problem Management
19 17 (6.85%) Asset Management
19 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (6.85%) SharePoint
20 16 (6.45%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.21%) CMS
4 3 (1.21%) nginx
5 2 (0.81%) Confluence
5 2 (0.81%) TPMS
5 2 (0.81%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.81%) FileNet
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Project
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) SAP SD
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.81%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.40%) Movex
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.40%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.65%) GitHub
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.65%) Broadband
2 13 (5.24%) LAN
2 13 (5.24%) WAN
3 11 (4.44%) VoIP
3 11 (4.44%) 3G
4 7 (2.82%) SAN
5 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.02%) VPN
6 4 (1.61%) PABX
7 3 (1.21%) Internet
7 3 (1.21%) DSL
7 3 (1.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.81%) Symposium
8 2 (0.81%) BGP
8 2 (0.81%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (0.81%) Network Security
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.40%) GPON
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.21%) KDB
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.40%) UniData
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.42%) CruiseControl
3 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.81%) Hudson
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
4 2 (0.81%) Maven
4 2 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 66 (26.61%) Finance
2 18 (7.26%) Back Office
3 14 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.65%) Automotive
4 12 (4.84%) Retail
5 10 (4.03%) Games
6 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.42%) Banking
7 6 (2.42%) Legal
8 4 (1.61%) Billing
9 3 (1.21%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (16.53%) Analyst
2 31 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 28 (11.29%) Developer
4 17 (6.85%) Consultant
5 16 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 15 (6.05%) C# Developer
6 15 (6.05%) Technical Manager
6 15 (6.05%) Service Analyst
6 15 (6.05%) Incident Manager
7 12 (4.84%) Data Manager
7 12 (4.84%) Coordinator
8 11 (4.44%) Programme Manager
8 11 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.44%) Data Centre Manager
9 10 (4.03%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.63%) Tester
10 9 (3.63%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.23%) Service Delivery Coordinator
12 7 (2.82%) Data Centre Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.65%) AngularJS
2 12 (4.84%) .NET
3 6 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.02%) HTML
5 4 (1.61%) Django
5 4 (1.61%) CSS
5 4 (1.61%) JMS
6 3 (1.21%) SOAP
6 3 (1.21%) J2EE
6 3 (1.21%) Web Services
6 3 (1.21%) XML
6 3 (1.21%) XSLT
6 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.21%) HTML5
6 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.81%) LINQ
7 2 (0.81%) jQuery
7 2 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.26%) User Experience
2 18 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.44%) PDA
4 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.81%) Open Source
7 1 (0.40%) Equities
7 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.40%) Derivative
7 1 (0.40%) Statistics
7 1 (0.40%) CMDB
7 1 (0.40%) Social Network
7 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.40%) DTV
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.29%) Windows
2 15 (6.05%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (4.84%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.03%) Linux
5 7 (2.82%) UNIX
6 4 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 2 (0.81%) AIX
8 2 (0.81%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.50%) ITIL
2 50 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.15%) Project Management
4 44 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (15.32%) Service Delivery
6 25 (10.08%) Change Management
6 25 (10.08%) Service Management
6 25 (10.08%) PRINCE2
6 25 (10.08%) Incident Management
7 22 (8.87%) Coaching
8 18 (7.26%) Problem Management
8 18 (7.26%) Software Testing
9 17 (6.85%) Asset Management
10 14 (5.65%) Refactoring
10 14 (5.65%) Product Management
11 13 (5.24%) MVC
12 12 (4.84%) Scrum
12 12 (4.84%) SOA
12 12 (4.84%) Line Management
13 11 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.52%) SQL
2 26 (10.48%) C#
3 15 (6.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.44%) Java
5 6 (2.42%) ABAP
6 5 (2.02%) PHP
6 5 (2.02%) C++
7 4 (1.61%) Perl
8 3 (1.21%) VBA
8 3 (1.21%) Python
9 2 (0.81%) Ruby
9 2 (0.81%) Groovy
9 2 (0.81%) Scala
9 2 (0.81%) Clojure
9 2 (0.81%) COBOL
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (9.68%) ISEB
2 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.05%) Degree
4 11 (4.44%) MCSE
4 11 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.61%) PMP
6 4 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.21%) CISA
8 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCSP
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) QiCA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.53%) QA
2 19 (7.66%) SLA
3 8 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.42%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.42%) COSO
5 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.81%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (4.44%) XenApp
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Netcool
1 3 (1.21%) Nagios
1 3 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) OPNET
Vendors
1 42 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.45%) SAP
3 11 (4.44%) Citrix
3 11 (4.44%) McAfee
3 11 (4.44%) LANDesk
4 8 (3.23%) Cisco
5 4 (1.61%) IBM
5 4 (1.61%) Avaya
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle
5 4 (1.61%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.21%) BT
6 3 (1.21%) VMware
6 3 (1.21%) Mitel
7 2 (0.81%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.81%) Nortel
7 2 (0.81%) NetApp
7 2 (0.81%) Juniper
7 2 (0.81%) Adobe
7 2 (0.81%) Twitter
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