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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / West Midlands
Rank 73 60 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 164 206 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.44% 3.87% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 4.44% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 169 118
Median salary £45,750 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
4233 4639 4266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.18% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3298 3825 3703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +28 113 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Shropshire -12 14 £31,634 -29.70% 5
Staffordshire -18 10 £46,500 +28.27%
Worcestershire -14 5 £45,000 +23.28%
Herefordshire -22 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton +12 3 £75,000 +36.36%
Warwickshire +5 3 £47,500 +8.95% 3
Coventry -2 3 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Solihull -11 3 £43,000 -18.09% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall +11 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 181 (35.15%) ITIL
2 177 (34.37%) Data Centre
3 176 (34.17%) Service Delivery
4 156 (30.29%) Finance
5 125 (24.27%) MS Excel
6 121 (23.50%) Line Management
7 120 (23.30%) PRINCE2
8 113 (21.94%) Retail
9 100 (19.42%) Degree
9 100 (19.42%) Microsoft
10 97 (18.83%) Service Management
11 92 (17.86%) Project Management
11 92 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 90 (17.48%) TOGAF
13 86 (16.70%) ITIL V3
14 85 (16.50%) Software Engineering
14 85 (16.50%) Computer Science
15 84 (16.31%) SQL
16 80 (15.53%) Change Management
16 80 (15.53%) Publishing
16 80 (15.53%) CMDB
17 73 (14.17%) Presales
18 70 (13.59%) Cisco
19 69 (13.40%) Citrix
20 67 (13.01%) VMware
20 67 (13.01%) CRM
21 64 (12.43%) Firewall
21 64 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
22 63 (12.23%) Security Cleared

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 24 (4.66%) IIS
2 7 (1.36%) JBoss
3 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.78%) Confluence
4 4 (0.78%) Documentum
5 3 (0.58%) Apache
5 3 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 125 (24.27%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.32%) MS Office
3 40 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) EViews
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (8.54%) Sentinel
2 29 (5.63%) assyst
3 23 (4.47%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.17%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.17%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.97%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.78%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.78%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.39%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.19%) SAP LE
8 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.46%) SaaS
2 43 (8.35%) PaaS
3 42 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (7.96%) IaaS
4 41 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (2.91%) Office 365
7 6 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.43%) Firewall
2 44 (8.54%) WAN
3 35 (6.80%) LAN
4 25 (4.85%) DNS
5 23 (4.47%) SSL
6 22 (4.27%) OSPF
7 13 (2.52%) Internet
8 11 (2.14%) MPLS
9 9 (1.75%) DSL
9 9 (1.75%) VLAN
9 9 (1.75%) VoIP
9 9 (1.75%) VPN
10 4 (0.78%) HTTP
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.39%) BGP
12 2 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.39%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.39%) HSRP
12 2 (0.39%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.77%) MySQL
3 29 (5.63%) DB2
4 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.39%) GIS
6 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.39%) MS Access
6 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) OLAP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.08%) Selenium
2 17 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.11%) Cucumber
4 14 (2.72%) Subversion
5 9 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.17%) JIRA
7 6 (1.17%) LSMW
7 6 (1.17%) Maven
8 5 (0.97%) gulp
8 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.97%) webpack
9 4 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.78%) NUnit
10 2 (0.39%) JUnit
10 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 156 (30.29%) Finance
2 113 (21.94%) Retail
3 80 (15.53%) Publishing
4 53 (10.29%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.91%) Legal
6 13 (2.52%) Marketing
7 10 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.55%) Automotive
8 8 (1.55%) Billing
9 7 (1.36%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.17%) Advertising
10 6 (1.17%) Banking
11 5 (0.97%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.78%) Law
12 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (15.15%) Architect
2 68 (13.20%) Solutions Architect
3 62 (12.04%) Developer
4 57 (11.07%) Analyst
5 49 (9.51%) Technical Specialist
6 28 (5.44%) Consultant
7 27 (5.24%) Service Manager
8 24 (4.66%) Business Analyst
9 20 (3.88%) IT Manager
9 20 (3.88%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.69%) Network Engineer
11 18 (3.50%) Citrix Specialist
11 18 (3.50%) Citrix Technical Specialist
11 18 (3.50%) Data Centre Specialist
11 18 (3.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 18 (3.50%) SAP Consultant
12 17 (3.30%) Senior Network Engineer
12 17 (3.30%) Technical Manager
13 16 (3.11%) Data Centre Engineer
13 16 (3.11%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.02%) .NET
2 30 (5.83%) HTML
3 24 (4.66%) CSS
4 23 (4.47%) AngularJS
5 21 (4.08%) Web Services
6 20 (3.88%) XML
7 19 (3.69%) HTML5
8 15 (2.91%) REST
9 14 (2.72%) ASP.NET
9 14 (2.72%) jQuery
9 14 (2.72%) WCF
10 12 (2.33%) React
10 12 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (2.14%) SOAP
12 10 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (1.75%) Spring
14 8 (1.55%) EDI
15 6 (1.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 177 (34.37%) Data Centre
2 92 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (16.50%) Computer Science
4 80 (15.53%) CMDB
5 55 (10.68%) Management Information System
6 44 (8.54%) NHS
7 16 (3.11%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (2.52%) CESG
9 13 (2.52%) Freedom of Information
9 13 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.14%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.55%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.17%) PMI
15 4 (0.78%) Social Media
16 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
16 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.16%) Linux
2 29 (5.63%) Windows
3 18 (3.50%) Unix
4 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.15%) ITIL
2 176 (34.17%) Service Delivery
3 121 (23.50%) Line Management
4 120 (23.30%) PRINCE2
5 97 (18.83%) Service Management
6 92 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (17.86%) Project Management
7 90 (17.48%) TOGAF
8 86 (16.70%) ITIL V3
9 85 (16.50%) Software Engineering
10 80 (15.53%) Change Management
11 73 (14.17%) Presales
12 67 (13.01%) CRM
13 63 (12.23%) ERP
13 63 (12.23%) IT Governance
14 51 (9.90%) Capacity Planning
15 49 (9.51%) Requirements Analysis
16 48 (9.32%) Mentoring
17 43 (8.35%) Logistics
18 42 (8.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.31%) SQL
2 32 (6.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (5.83%) C#
4 22 (4.27%) Java
5 14 (2.72%) Ruby
6 11 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.17%) ABAP
8 5 (0.97%) ES6
9 4 (0.78%) C
9 4 (0.78%) Python
9 4 (0.78%) Scala
10 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.39%) C++
11 2 (0.39%) Groovy
11 2 (0.39%) Perl
11 2 (0.39%) PHP
11 2 (0.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (19.42%) Degree
2 63 (12.23%) Security Cleared
3 58 (11.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 53 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
5 52 (10.10%) ISEB
6 44 (8.54%) PMI Certification
7 38 (7.38%) PMP
8 37 (7.18%) SC Cleared
9 32 (6.21%) CISSP
10 30 (5.83%) CISM
11 22 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (4.27%) LPIC
12 20 (3.88%) CISA
13 16 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (2.72%) CCNA
14 14 (2.72%) CEH
14 14 (2.72%) CISMP
14 14 (2.72%) CRISC
15 7 (1.36%) CCNP
16 5 (0.97%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.02%) QA
3 30 (5.83%) PCI DSS
4 22 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 22 (4.27%) SLA
5 14 (2.72%) GPG13
5 14 (2.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (2.72%) RMADS
6 8 (1.55%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.97%) COBIT
8 4 (0.78%) SDET
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 64 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (4.47%) Active Directory
4 22 (4.27%) Firmware
5 6 (1.17%) Docker
6 3 (0.58%) Postfix
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (7.77%) SCVMM
2 39 (7.57%) SCOM
3 38 (7.38%) SCCM
4 22 (4.27%) Backup Exec
4 22 (4.27%) NetBackup
5 16 (3.11%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.33%) SCOrch
7 11 (2.14%) vRealize
8 4 (0.78%) Puppet
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 70 (13.59%) Cisco
3 69 (13.40%) Citrix
4 67 (13.01%) VMware
5 62 (12.04%) CheckPoint
6 58 (11.26%) HP
7 51 (9.90%) IBM
8 42 (8.16%) Oracle
9 38 (7.38%) Juniper
10 33 (6.41%) EMC
11 30 (5.83%) Fortinet
11 30 (5.83%) SAP
12 29 (5.63%) BMC
12 29 (5.63%) NetApp
13 22 (4.27%) Red Hat
14 21 (4.08%) ServiceNow
15 11 (2.14%) Computacenter
16 10 (1.94%) Google
17 9 (1.75%) Brocade
17 9 (1.75%) MuleSoft
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £550000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £67,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38538.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Shropshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £28000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £35,400 - £65,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago