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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 117 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 110 114 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.93% 2.08% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.60% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 95
Average salary £44,750 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.06% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
4810 4384 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.58% 80.09% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 3633 3710
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,119 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 32 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Warwickshire -12 14 £39,500 -8.13% 1
Staffordshire -4 9 £37,500 -2.05% 3
Shropshire +1 8 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 8 £55,000 - 3
Coventry -5 7 £50,000 -12.28% 1
Worcestershire -3 5 £42,500 +38.21%
Solihull +1 4 £55,000 +57.14%
West Bromwich - 4 £65,000 -
Walsall -1 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 74 (30.83%) ITIL
2 65 (27.08%) Finance
3 60 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (23.75%) Project Management
5 41 (17.08%) Change Management
6 39 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (15.83%) Service Delivery
8 37 (15.42%) PRINCE2
9 35 (14.58%) Degree
10 32 (13.33%) C#
10 32 (13.33%) SQL
11 29 (12.08%) .NET
12 28 (11.67%) Service Management
13 27 (11.25%) Business Analysis
14 26 (10.83%) Microsoft
14 26 (10.83%) Data Centre
15 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (9.58%) MS Excel
15 23 (9.58%) Scrum
16 22 (9.17%) Coaching
17 20 (8.33%) SQL Server
17 20 (8.33%) Six Sigma
18 18 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
19 17 (7.08%) Manufacturing
19 17 (7.08%) Workflow
19 17 (7.08%) Incident Management
20 16 (6.67%) HTML
20 16 (6.67%) JavaScript
20 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET
20 16 (6.67%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (1.67%) IIS
2 3 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) Confluence
3 2 (0.83%) SAS
3 2 (0.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.42%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.42%) Lync
4 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.92%) MS Project
4 5 (2.08%) MS Office
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Movex
1 2 (0.83%) Summit
1 2 (0.83%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.25%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) Intranet
1 3 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.42%) VLAN
2 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.42%) HSRP
2 1 (0.42%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) MPLS
2 1 (0.42%) OSPF
2 1 (0.42%) BGP
2 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.42%) Wireless
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) VoIP
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.25%) MS Access
3 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) QlikView
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.92%) NUnit
1 7 (2.92%) MSTest
1 7 (2.92%) Moq
2 5 (2.08%) Subversion
2 5 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.67%) Selenium
4 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.25%) JIRA
4 3 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.42%) MSI
6 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (27.08%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.58%) Marketing
4 10 (4.17%) Retail
5 8 (3.33%) Banking
6 7 (2.92%) Billing
7 6 (2.50%) Games
8 4 (1.67%) Electronics
9 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.83%) Automotive
10 2 (0.83%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 28 (11.67%) Project Manager
2 28 (11.67%) Analyst
3 27 (11.25%) Developer
4 16 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 12 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 12 (5.00%) Incident Manager
6 9 (3.75%) Major Incident Manager
7 7 (2.92%) Technical Services Manager
7 7 (2.92%) Business Manager
8 6 (2.50%) Relationships Manager
8 6 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (2.50%) Architect
8 6 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.08%) Transition Manager
9 5 (2.08%) Service Transition Manager
9 5 (2.08%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.08%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.08%) .NET
2 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 16 (6.67%) HTML
3 13 (5.42%) jQuery
4 12 (5.00%) CSS
5 11 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.92%) HTML5
6 7 (2.92%) Ninject
6 7 (2.92%) Silverlight
6 7 (2.92%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (1.67%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.67%) WCF
9 4 (1.67%) JDBC
9 4 (1.67%) XML
10 3 (1.25%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.83%) Kendo UI
11 2 (0.83%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.33%) Life Science
6 6 (2.50%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.08%) IVR
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
8 4 (1.67%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.25%) Economics
9 3 (1.25%) PMI
9 3 (1.25%) W3C
10 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.83%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) GIS
11 1 (0.42%) Statistics
11 1 (0.42%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.92%) UNIX
2 6 (2.50%) Windows
3 5 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.67%) Windows Vista
4 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.83%) ITIL
2 60 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.75%) Project Management
4 41 (17.08%) Change Management
5 39 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (15.83%) Service Delivery
7 37 (15.42%) PRINCE2
8 28 (11.67%) Service Management
9 27 (11.25%) Business Analysis
10 23 (9.58%) Scrum
11 22 (9.17%) Coaching
12 20 (8.33%) Six Sigma
13 18 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
14 17 (7.08%) Workflow
14 17 (7.08%) Incident Management
15 16 (6.67%) Performance Management
16 15 (6.25%) TDD
16 15 (6.25%) MVC
17 14 (5.83%) Line Management
17 14 (5.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.33%) C#
1 32 (13.33%) SQL
2 16 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.00%) Java
4 5 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.08%) C
5 3 (1.25%) PHP
6 2 (0.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.42%) VB6
7 1 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (14.58%) Degree
2 11 (4.58%) ISEB
3 8 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.50%) APMP
6 5 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.08%) CISM
7 4 (1.67%) CISA
7 4 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (1.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (1.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (1.25%) CISMP
8 3 (1.25%) PMP
8 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.25%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.83%) CISSP
9 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.42%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) SLA
2 8 (3.33%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) P3O
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.25%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.83%) Netcool
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.50%) VMware
4 5 (2.08%) Computacenter
4 5 (2.08%) HP
4 5 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (0.83%) EMC
5 2 (0.83%) McAfee
5 2 (0.83%) Metastorm
5 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.83%) Yardi
5 2 (0.83%) F5
5 2 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.42%) Qualys
6 1 (0.42%) NetApp
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco
6 1 (0.42%) Sun
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