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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 82 125
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +43
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 274 146 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.00% 2.85% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 3.33% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 138 124 97
Median salary £46,500 £43,596 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
4865 4389 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.76% 85.64% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3771 3683 4333
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +53 191 £54,000 +8.00% 9
Staffordshire -6 24 £46,500 +20.77% 1
Shropshire -2 13 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Coventry 0 11 £44,000 +6.66% 2
Wolverhampton +7 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Solihull -4 6 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Warwickshire -14 4 £57,500 +31.89% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Dudley - 2 £32,000 -
Walsall +10 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 213 (33.54%) Finance
2 203 (31.97%) ITIL
3 190 (29.92%) Data Centre
4 188 (29.61%) Service Delivery
5 149 (23.46%) Retail
6 145 (22.83%) Line Management
7 144 (22.68%) PRINCE2
8 125 (19.69%) MS Excel
9 115 (18.11%) Publishing
9 115 (18.11%) Project Management
10 114 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 110 (17.32%) Degree
12 104 (16.38%) SQL
13 103 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (14.96%) Service Management
16 94 (14.80%) CMDB
17 93 (14.65%) TOGAF
18 90 (14.17%) Computer Science
19 88 (13.86%) Change Management
20 86 (13.54%) Software Engineering
20 86 (13.54%) ITIL V3
21 83 (13.07%) Presales
22 81 (12.76%) Manufacturing
23 72 (11.34%) Citrix
24 70 (11.02%) VMware
25 67 (10.55%) Management Information System
25 67 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
26 65 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
26 65 (10.24%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (3.62%) IIS
2 8 (1.26%) Apache
2 8 (1.26%) JBoss
3 5 (0.79%) CMS
4 4 (0.63%) Confluence
4 4 (0.63%) Documentum
4 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.31%) SAS
5 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 125 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 53 (8.35%) MS Office
3 39 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) EViews
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 46 (7.24%) Sentinel
2 25 (3.94%) assyst
3 24 (3.78%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (2.20%) SAP CO
4 14 (2.20%) SAP FI
4 14 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (2.05%) SAP HCM
6 11 (1.73%) SAP PM
6 11 (1.73%) SAP PP
7 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.31%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.16%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.08%) SaaS
2 46 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (6.93%) PaaS
4 42 (6.61%) IaaS
4 42 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (6.46%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (2.68%) Office 365
7 14 (2.20%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.76%) Firewall
2 42 (6.61%) WAN
3 29 (4.57%) LAN
4 25 (3.94%) DNS
5 22 (3.46%) SSL
6 16 (2.52%) OSPF
7 15 (2.36%) VPN
8 11 (1.73%) MPLS
9 10 (1.57%) Internet
10 9 (1.42%) DSL
10 9 (1.42%) VLAN
10 9 (1.42%) VoIP
11 6 (0.94%) LDAP
12 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.63%) IPv4
13 4 (0.63%) IPv6
14 3 (0.47%) HTTP
14 3 (0.47%) SAN
15 2 (0.31%) PPP
15 2 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.09%) MySQL
3 29 (4.57%) DB2
4 17 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.31%) GIS
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.16%) DataStage
10 1 (0.16%) MS Access
10 1 (0.16%) OLAP
10 1 (0.16%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.15%) Cucumber
2 20 (3.15%) Selenium
3 18 (2.83%) LSMW
4 14 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.20%) Subversion
5 9 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.94%) JIRA
7 6 (0.94%) Maven
8 4 (0.63%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.63%) JUnit
8 4 (0.63%) NUnit
8 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.31%) gulp
9 2 (0.31%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.31%) PVCS
9 2 (0.31%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 213 (33.54%) Finance
2 149 (23.46%) Retail
3 115 (18.11%) Publishing
4 81 (12.76%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.31%) Legal
6 15 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.05%) Billing
7 13 (2.05%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.89%) Marketing
9 10 (1.57%) Automotive
10 7 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.79%) Banking
11 5 (0.79%) Law
12 4 (0.63%) Advertising
12 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.47%) French Language
13 3 (0.47%) German Language
13 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Back Office
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (12.91%) Developer
2 76 (11.97%) Architect
3 68 (10.71%) Analyst
4 65 (10.24%) Solutions Architect
5 61 (9.61%) Technical Specialist
6 57 (8.98%) Consultant
7 46 (7.24%) SAP Consultant
8 37 (5.83%) Project Manager
9 32 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.88%) Service Manager
11 27 (4.25%) IT Manager
12 25 (3.94%) Business Analyst
13 23 (3.62%) Citrix Specialist
13 23 (3.62%) Citrix Technical Specialist
13 23 (3.62%) Data Centre Specialist
13 23 (3.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 22 (3.46%) Technical Manager
15 18 (2.83%) Data Centre Engineer
15 18 (2.83%) SAP Logistics Consultant
15 18 (2.83%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.83%) HTML
2 33 (5.20%) .NET
3 29 (4.57%) AngularJS
3 29 (4.57%) XML
4 24 (3.78%) CSS
4 24 (3.78%) REST
5 21 (3.31%) Web Services
6 20 (3.15%) EDI
6 20 (3.15%) HTML5
7 17 (2.68%) SOAP
8 16 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (2.36%) Spring
10 14 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.20%) jQuery
10 14 (2.20%) React
10 14 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (2.05%) WCF
12 11 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (1.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 190 (29.92%) Data Centre
2 103 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (14.80%) CMDB
4 90 (14.17%) Computer Science
5 67 (10.55%) Management Information System
6 44 (6.93%) NHS
7 23 (3.62%) Cryptography
8 15 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.10%) CESG
12 7 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
12 7 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.94%) PMI
13 6 (0.94%) Social Media
14 5 (0.79%) Clustering
14 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.72%) Linux
2 32 (5.04%) Windows
3 25 (3.94%) Unix
4 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.47%) AIX
6 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Solaris
6 3 (0.47%) SUSE
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (31.97%) ITIL
2 188 (29.61%) Service Delivery
3 145 (22.83%) Line Management
4 144 (22.68%) PRINCE2
5 115 (18.11%) Project Management
6 101 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (14.96%) Service Management
8 93 (14.65%) TOGAF
9 88 (13.86%) Change Management
10 86 (13.54%) ITIL V3
10 86 (13.54%) Software Engineering
11 83 (13.07%) Presales
12 65 (10.24%) IT Governance
13 64 (10.08%) CRM
14 61 (9.61%) ERP
15 57 (8.98%) Logistics
15 57 (8.98%) Requirements Analysis
16 56 (8.82%) Mentoring
17 54 (8.50%) Capacity Planning
18 51 (8.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 104 (16.38%) SQL
2 37 (5.83%) JavaScript
3 28 (4.41%) Java
4 26 (4.09%) C#
5 19 (2.99%) Ruby
6 18 (2.83%) ABAP
7 11 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.42%) Scala
10 7 (1.10%) C
11 6 (0.94%) PHP
12 5 (0.79%) Groovy
12 5 (0.79%) Perl
13 4 (0.63%) Python
14 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.47%) C++
14 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.31%) ES6
15 2 (0.31%) R
15 2 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (17.32%) Degree
2 65 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
3 62 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 61 (9.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 59 (9.29%) ISEB
6 45 (7.09%) PMI Certification
7 41 (6.46%) CISSP
8 39 (6.14%) CISM
8 39 (6.14%) PMP
9 33 (5.20%) SC Cleared
10 27 (4.25%) CISA
11 23 (3.62%) BPSS Clearance
12 22 (3.46%) LPIC
13 20 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (2.83%) CCNA
15 14 (2.20%) CEH
15 14 (2.20%) CISMP
15 14 (2.20%) CRISC
16 8 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (5.67%) PCI DSS
3 25 (3.94%) SLA
4 23 (3.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 22 (3.46%) QA
6 14 (2.20%) GPG13
6 14 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (2.20%) RMADS
7 8 (1.26%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.63%) COBIT
9 3 (0.47%) GxP
9 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.16%) ISO26262
System Software
1 67 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.46%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (3.94%) Firmware
4 23 (3.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.42%) Docker
6 3 (0.47%) Postfix
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (6.46%) SCOM
1 41 (6.46%) SCVMM
2 40 (6.30%) SCCM
3 25 (3.94%) NetBackup
4 22 (3.46%) Backup Exec
5 18 (2.83%) Tivoli
6 16 (2.52%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.36%) vRealize
8 7 (1.10%) Puppet
9 3 (0.47%) Nagios
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.47%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 114 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.34%) Citrix
3 70 (11.02%) VMware
4 65 (10.24%) Cisco
5 59 (9.29%) SAP
6 56 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 54 (8.50%) HP
8 51 (8.03%) IBM
9 39 (6.14%) Juniper
9 39 (6.14%) Oracle
10 30 (4.72%) EMC
11 27 (4.25%) Fortinet
11 27 (4.25%) NetApp
12 26 (4.09%) BMC
13 25 (3.94%) ServiceNow
14 22 (3.46%) Red Hat
15 13 (2.05%) Brocade
15 13 (2.05%) F5
16 10 (1.57%) Computacenter
17 9 (1.42%) Google
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance & Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Send
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £41k - 62k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £57047.00 - £60513.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Highways England Company Ltd
Salary: £33340 - £36674 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Shrewsbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Shrewsbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Sky
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester / Birmingham / Greater London
Recital Consulting
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago