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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 80 95 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 139 104 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 2.41% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.03% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 115 78 80
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,551 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.36%
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
4091 3436 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.00% 79.54% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 2780 3095
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 46 £42,500 - 13
Coventry -14 18 £48,000 +3.22% 6
Walsall +9 12 £51,000 +21.42%
Staffordshire +5 10 £41,500 -1.77% 2
Wolverhampton -5 9 £39,000 -7.69% 1
Warwickshire -12 9 £42,000 -1.17%
Worcestershire +14 8 £45,000 +80.00% 1
West Bromwich +11 8 £75,000 -
Solihull +4 2 £41,250 +11.48% 2
Dudley -2 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 93 (35.36%) Finance
2 80 (30.42%) ITIL
3 61 (23.19%) SQL
4 50 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (18.63%) Microsoft
6 43 (16.35%) Project Management
7 37 (14.07%) C#
8 36 (13.69%) Service Delivery
8 36 (13.69%) Management Information System
9 35 (13.31%) Windows
10 34 (12.93%) Business Analysis
11 31 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (11.41%) Change Management
13 27 (10.27%) QA
14 26 (9.89%) Degree
14 26 (9.89%) .NET
15 25 (9.51%) ISEB
16 24 (9.13%) Service Management
17 22 (8.37%) MS Excel
17 22 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (7.60%) Lean Six Sigma
18 20 (7.60%) HTML
18 20 (7.60%) Six Sigma
19 19 (7.22%) JavaScript
19 19 (7.22%) SAP
19 19 (7.22%) Mentoring
20 18 (6.84%) Coaching
20 18 (6.84%) UNIX
21 17 (6.46%) Problem Management
22 16 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.52%) IIS
2 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.14%) nginx
4 2 (0.76%) Lync
4 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.76%) Node.js
4 2 (0.76%) TPMS
4 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.08%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.14%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (3.04%) Agresso
2 7 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.52%) SAP WM
5 3 (1.14%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.14%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) VPN
2 8 (3.04%) LAN
2 8 (3.04%) WAN
2 8 (3.04%) MPLS
3 7 (2.66%) ATM
3 7 (2.66%) Frame Relay
3 7 (2.66%) Wireless
3 7 (2.66%) Firewall
3 7 (2.66%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (2.66%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (2.66%) DMVPN
4 4 (1.52%) PABX
4 4 (1.52%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.52%) TACACS
4 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.14%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (0.76%) Symposium
6 2 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.52%) KDB
3 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.52%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.38%) UniData
6 1 (0.38%) QlikView
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.90%) CruiseControl
3 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (35.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Marketing
3 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.18%) Billing
4 10 (3.80%) Automotive
4 10 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.42%) Banking
6 7 (2.66%) Retail
7 6 (2.28%) Games
8 5 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.14%) Back Office
10 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.76%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (23.95%) Analyst
2 30 (11.41%) Developer
2 30 (11.41%) Business Analyst
3 15 (5.70%) .NET Developer
3 15 (5.70%) C# Developer
4 14 (5.32%) Project Manager
5 12 (4.56%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.18%) Applications Support
7 10 (3.80%) Support Analyst
7 10 (3.80%) Programme Manager
7 10 (3.80%) Consultant
8 9 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.04%) Support Manager
9 8 (3.04%) Service Manager
9 8 (3.04%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (2.66%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (2.66%) Support Specialist
10 7 (2.66%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (2.66%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.89%) .NET
2 20 (7.60%) HTML
3 15 (5.70%) HTML5
4 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.66%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.28%) JMS
6 5 (1.90%) jQuery
7 4 (1.52%) Django
8 3 (1.14%) CSS
8 3 (1.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.76%) WPF
9 2 (0.76%) LINQ
9 2 (0.76%) Spring
9 2 (0.76%) J2EE
9 2 (0.76%) Servlets
9 2 (0.76%) SOAP
9 2 (0.76%) Struts
9 2 (0.76%) XML
9 2 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.69%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.04%) User Experience
4 4 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.14%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.76%) FMCG
6 2 (0.76%) Derivative
6 2 (0.76%) Equities
6 2 (0.76%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.76%) PMI
6 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) DTV
7 1 (0.38%) AS400
7 1 (0.38%) Social Network
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) Open Source
7 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.31%) Windows
2 18 (6.84%) UNIX
3 13 (4.94%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.42%) Linux
5 6 (2.28%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.90%) Solaris
6 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.42%) ITIL
2 50 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (16.35%) Project Management
4 36 (13.69%) Service Delivery
5 34 (12.93%) Business Analysis
6 31 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (11.41%) Change Management
8 24 (9.13%) Service Management
9 20 (7.60%) Lean Six Sigma
9 20 (7.60%) Six Sigma
10 19 (7.22%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.84%) Coaching
12 17 (6.46%) Problem Management
13 16 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (5.70%) Incident Management
14 15 (5.70%) Line Management
15 14 (5.32%) Information Management
15 14 (5.32%) Programme Management
16 13 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (4.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.19%) SQL
2 37 (14.07%) C#
3 19 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.08%) Java
5 9 (3.42%) C++
6 7 (2.66%) C
7 5 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.14%) ABAP
8 3 (1.14%) VBA
9 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) Python
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (9.89%) Degree
2 25 (9.51%) ISEB
3 9 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.66%) CCSA
4 7 (2.66%) CCSE
4 7 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.90%) MCSE
6 4 (1.52%) MCSA
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.52%) CCNP
6 4 (1.52%) PMP
7 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.14%) MCP
8 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.76%) CIMA
8 2 (0.76%) ACCA
8 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.27%) QA
2 12 (4.56%) SLA
3 10 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.14%) COSO
6 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.04%) vSphere
4 2 (0.76%) XenApp
4 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.42%) Netcool
1 9 (3.42%) Nagios
1 9 (3.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (3.04%) SCOM
3 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.76%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.22%) SAP
3 12 (4.56%) VMware
3 12 (4.56%) Cisco
4 11 (4.18%) Oracle
5 7 (2.66%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.66%) Nokia
6 4 (1.52%) Remedy
6 4 (1.52%) Sun
6 4 (1.52%) Avaya
7 3 (1.14%) HP
7 3 (1.14%) Mitel
7 3 (1.14%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.76%) Symantec
8 2 (0.76%) Nortel
8 2 (0.76%) Citrix
8 2 (0.76%) NetApp
9 1 (0.38%) Siemens
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £6k Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Yodel
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BAE Systems
Salary: £43,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Coventry University
Salary: £22,923 - £29,106 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago