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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 102 93 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 127 129 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.41% 2.51% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.11% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 87 87 66
Average salary £45,000 £45,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,346 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +8.75%
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 45 £41,750 -30.41% 13
Coventry -16 25 £55,000 +21.54% 2
Warwickshire -9 16 £51,250 +20.58% 10
Staffordshire +5 8 £40,000 -15.78% 5
West Bromwich +2 8 - -
Wolverhampton +16 6 £55,000 +121.66% 2
Worcestershire +2 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Solihull -3 3 £35,000 -9.09%
Walsall - 3 £42,000 -
Shropshire -12 2 £43,750 -
Dudley - 1 £27,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (29.92%) ITIL
2 64 (24.24%) Finance
3 58 (21.97%) Project Management
4 54 (20.45%) Service Delivery
5 47 (17.80%) SQL
6 46 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (15.53%) Change Management
8 40 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (14.39%) .NET
10 35 (13.26%) C#
11 34 (12.88%) Microsoft
12 33 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 27 (10.23%) HTML
13 27 (10.23%) JavaScript
13 27 (10.23%) PRINCE2
13 27 (10.23%) Degree
14 26 (9.85%) Manufacturing
15 25 (9.47%) Six Sigma
16 24 (9.09%) Service Management
16 24 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
16 24 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (8.33%) SQL Server
18 20 (7.58%) MS Excel
18 20 (7.58%) Marketing
19 19 (7.20%) Mentoring
19 19 (7.20%) Coaching
20 18 (6.82%) ASP.NET
20 18 (6.82%) Management Information System
21 17 (6.44%) Logistics
22 16 (6.06%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (3.41%) Node.js
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.76%) Confluence
3 2 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.38%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.17%) MS Office
3 6 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.89%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.52%) Agresso
3 3 (1.14%) Movex
3 3 (1.14%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.76%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.76%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.38%) Summit
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.89%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.79%) WAN
1 10 (3.79%) LAN
1 10 (3.79%) MPLS
2 9 (3.41%) Wireless
3 8 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (3.03%) Firewall
3 8 (3.03%) VPN
4 7 (2.65%) ATM
4 7 (2.65%) Frame Relay
4 7 (2.65%) DMVPN
4 7 (2.65%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (1.89%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.52%) TACACS
7 2 (0.76%) Intranet
7 2 (0.76%) VoIP
8 1 (0.38%) DNS
8 1 (0.38%) HTTP
8 1 (0.38%) PPP
8 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.76%) QlikView
6 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.76%) Big Data
6 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.38%) OLAP
7 1 (0.38%) OLTP
7 1 (0.38%) MS Access
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Moq
1 8 (3.03%) MSTest
1 8 (3.03%) NUnit
2 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.76%) Selenium
3 2 (0.76%) JIRA
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (24.24%) Finance
2 26 (9.85%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.58%) Marketing
4 11 (4.17%) Retail
5 7 (2.65%) Billing
5 7 (2.65%) Automotive
6 5 (1.89%) Electronics
7 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 3 (1.14%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (15.15%) Developer
2 32 (12.12%) Analyst
3 24 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 23 (8.71%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.95%) Service Manager
6 18 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.68%) Incident Manager
8 12 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.79%) Relationships Manager
9 10 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
9 10 (3.79%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.41%) Transition Manager
10 9 (3.41%) Service Transition Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Major Incident Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Business Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Technical Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Consultant
12 5 (1.89%) Senior Developer
12 5 (1.89%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.39%) .NET
2 27 (10.23%) HTML
3 18 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.68%) HTML5
5 12 (4.55%) CSS
6 9 (3.41%) jQuery
6 9 (3.41%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.03%) Silverlight
7 8 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (3.03%) Ninject
7 8 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (1.89%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.89%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.89%) Kendo UI
9 2 (0.76%) Velocity
9 2 (0.76%) Cascalog
10 1 (0.38%) J2EE
10 1 (0.38%) Servlets
10 1 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.41%) PMI
4 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.89%) IVR
5 5 (1.89%) User Experience
6 4 (1.52%) Statistics
6 4 (1.52%) Life Science
7 3 (1.14%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.14%) Economics
8 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.76%) W3C
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) GIS
9 1 (0.38%) CESG
9 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.17%) Windows
2 6 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.89%) UNIX
3 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.52%) Solaris
5 2 (0.76%) Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.92%) ITIL
2 58 (21.97%) Project Management
3 54 (20.45%) Service Delivery
4 46 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (15.53%) Change Management
6 40 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 27 (10.23%) PRINCE2
9 25 (9.47%) Six Sigma
10 24 (9.09%) Service Management
10 24 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
11 19 (7.20%) Mentoring
11 19 (7.20%) Coaching
12 17 (6.44%) Logistics
13 16 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.68%) Programme Management
14 15 (5.68%) Workflow
14 15 (5.68%) ITIL V3
15 14 (5.30%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.80%) SQL
2 35 (13.26%) C#
3 27 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.92%) Java
5 5 (1.89%) VB
5 5 (1.89%) C
6 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.14%) VB6
8 2 (0.76%) Clojure
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (10.23%) Degree
2 14 (5.30%) ISEB
3 9 (3.41%) PMP
3 9 (3.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (2.65%) CCSE
4 7 (2.65%) CCSA
5 6 (2.27%) APMP
5 6 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.89%) CCNP
6 5 (1.89%) CISM
6 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.52%) CISA
8 3 (1.14%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.41%) SLA
3 6 (2.27%) QA
4 4 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) P3O
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.52%) vSphere
3 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.52%) SCOM
3 3 (1.14%) Netcool
3 3 (1.14%) Nagios
3 3 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.38%) Nessus
4 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.92%) SAP
3 9 (3.41%) Cisco
4 8 (3.03%) VMware
5 7 (2.65%) Nokia
5 7 (2.65%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.89%) Oracle
6 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.52%) Remedy
8 3 (1.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.14%) HP
9 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.76%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.76%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.76%) Avaya
9 2 (0.76%) NetApp
10 1 (0.38%) webMethods
10 1 (0.38%) Software AG
10 1 (0.38%) EMC
10 1 (0.38%) McAfee
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £10 - £15 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car / Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,875 to £34,069 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Yodel
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negaotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago