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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 90 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 133 85 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.60% 2.07% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.58% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 103 58 77
Average salary £43,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,200
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.46%
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
4108 3295 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.13% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3442 2623 3040
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 43 £39,250 -34.58% 10
Coventry -24 17 £48,000 +3.22% 9
Staffordshire +2 13 £40,000 -8.57% 1
West Bromwich +14 10 £73,750 - 1
Warwickshire -14 8 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Walsall - 8 £53,500 -
Worcestershire -2 7 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 6 £39,000 - 1
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Dudley -6 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 84 (34.29%) Finance
2 68 (27.76%) ITIL
3 61 (24.90%) SQL
4 46 (18.78%) Microsoft
5 41 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (15.10%) Service Delivery
7 35 (14.29%) C#
8 34 (13.88%) Project Management
8 34 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (13.47%) .NET
9 33 (13.47%) Business Analysis
10 29 (11.84%) Windows
10 29 (11.84%) Management Information System
10 29 (11.84%) Degree
11 24 (9.80%) HTML
11 24 (9.80%) Change Management
11 24 (9.80%) Service Management
12 23 (9.39%) MS Excel
13 22 (8.98%) JavaScript
13 22 (8.98%) Six Sigma
13 22 (8.98%) Lean Six Sigma
14 21 (8.57%) SAP
15 20 (8.16%) Manufacturing
16 19 (7.76%) ISEB
16 19 (7.76%) QA
16 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (7.35%) Mentoring
17 18 (7.35%) HTML5
18 15 (6.12%) Logistics
18 15 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (2.45%) Node.js
2 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.63%) IIS
4 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.82%) nginx
5 2 (0.82%) Lync
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) TPMS
6 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) MS Project
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Agresso
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.63%) SAP WM
5 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) GitHub
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.67%) LAN
1 9 (3.67%) WAN
1 9 (3.67%) MPLS
2 8 (3.27%) Wireless
3 7 (2.86%) Frame Relay
3 7 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (2.86%) ATM
3 7 (2.86%) VPN
3 7 (2.86%) Firewall
3 7 (2.86%) DMVPN
4 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.63%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.63%) TACACS
5 3 (1.22%) SAN
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) HTTP
7 1 (0.41%) VoIP
7 1 (0.41%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.63%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.22%) KDB
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.82%) Big Data
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) QlikView
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) OLTP
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.82%) JUnit
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.82%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 84 (34.29%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.71%) Marketing
4 9 (3.67%) Billing
4 9 (3.67%) Automotive
5 8 (3.27%) Retail
6 6 (2.45%) Banking
6 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.22%) Front Office
7 3 (1.22%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (21.22%) Analyst
2 31 (12.65%) Developer
3 26 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 20 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 13 (5.31%) C# Developer
6 11 (4.49%) Service Manager
6 11 (4.49%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (3.67%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.27%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (3.27%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.27%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.27%) Support Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Incident Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Monitoring Engineer
9 7 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (2.86%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.47%) .NET
2 24 (9.80%) HTML
3 18 (7.35%) HTML5
4 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.86%) jQuery
6 5 (2.04%) CSS
6 5 (2.04%) JMS
7 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.22%) WPF
8 2 (0.82%) J2EE
8 2 (0.82%) Django
8 2 (0.82%) Kendo UI
8 2 (0.82%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.82%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.82%) Cascalog
8 2 (0.82%) AWT
8 2 (0.82%) DirectX
8 2 (0.82%) Spring
8 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.04%) PMI
3 5 (2.04%) User Experience
4 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.63%) Statistics
4 4 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.82%) FMCG
5 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.82%) Equities
5 2 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.41%) DTV
6 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.41%) Open Source
6 1 (0.41%) Social Network
6 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.84%) Windows
2 15 (6.12%) UNIX
3 13 (5.31%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.45%) Windows 8
4 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.04%) Linux
5 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.63%) Solaris
7 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.76%) ITIL
2 41 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.10%) Service Delivery
4 34 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (13.88%) Project Management
5 33 (13.47%) Business Analysis
6 24 (9.80%) Service Management
6 24 (9.80%) Change Management
7 22 (8.98%) Six Sigma
7 22 (8.98%) Lean Six Sigma
8 18 (7.35%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (6.12%) Logistics
10 14 (5.71%) Coaching
11 13 (5.31%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.90%) Data Management
12 12 (4.90%) Information Management
12 12 (4.90%) Performance Management
13 11 (4.49%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.90%) SQL
2 35 (14.29%) C#
3 22 (8.98%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.12%) Java
5 7 (2.86%) C
6 6 (2.45%) C++
6 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.04%) VB
8 3 (1.22%) VBA
8 3 (1.22%) VB6
9 2 (0.82%) Clojure
9 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.41%) ABAP
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (11.84%) Degree
2 19 (7.76%) ISEB
3 7 (2.86%) CCSA
3 7 (2.86%) CCSE
4 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (2.04%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 5 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.04%) MCSE
5 5 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (2.04%) PMP
6 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) MCSA
6 4 (1.63%) CCNP
6 4 (1.63%) VCP4
6 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.22%) MCP
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.76%) QA
2 9 (3.67%) SLA
3 7 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.27%) vSphere
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) XenApp
4 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) Netcool
1 8 (3.27%) Nagios
1 8 (3.27%) SCOM
1 8 (3.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.82%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.57%) SAP
3 13 (5.31%) VMware
4 11 (4.49%) Oracle
5 8 (3.27%) Cisco
6 7 (2.86%) Nokia
6 7 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.63%) Sun
7 4 (1.63%) Remedy
8 3 (1.22%) Citrix
8 3 (1.22%) Mitel
8 3 (1.22%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.82%) NetApp
9 2 (0.82%) Symantec
9 2 (0.82%) Avaya
9 2 (0.82%) HP
10 1 (0.41%) Software AG
10 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.41%) webMethods
10 1 (0.41%) Siemens
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum £32-£35k per annum depending on expe
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 18 days ago