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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 33 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 340 114 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.85% 1.99% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 2.28% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 183 79 77
Median salary £46,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
5075 4996 4508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.33% 87.04% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 4069 3734
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +77 232 £60,000 +60.00% 13
Warwickshire +27 39 £40,000 - 1
Coventry +14 19 £48,500 -11.81% 4
Staffordshire +3 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Shropshire -7 12 £39,250 +4.66% 1
Worcestershire +15 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Walsall +5 3 £37,550 -37.41%
West Bromwich +1 3 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Solihull - 3 £75,000 - 2
Wolverhampton 0 2 £55,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £25,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £28,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 206 (37.87%) Finance
2 186 (34.19%) ITIL
3 155 (28.49%) Data Centre
4 146 (26.84%) Service Delivery
5 145 (26.65%) Retail
6 119 (21.88%) Line Management
7 103 (18.93%) Publishing
8 102 (18.75%) Project Management
9 101 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
10 98 (18.01%) PRINCE2
11 97 (17.83%) Change Management
12 86 (15.81%) SQL
13 79 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 77 (14.15%) Service Management
15 74 (13.60%) Degree
16 73 (13.42%) CMDB
17 68 (12.50%) Presales
18 64 (11.76%) Computer Science
19 63 (11.58%) SAP
20 61 (11.21%) MS Excel
20 61 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
21 60 (11.03%) Manufacturing
22 56 (10.29%) Software Engineering
23 54 (9.93%) ITIL Certification
23 54 (9.93%) ITIL V3
24 52 (9.56%) ISEB
25 51 (9.38%) Linux
25 51 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
26 49 (9.01%) VMware
26 49 (9.01%) Capacity Planning

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 14 (2.57%) Apache
2 12 (2.21%) IIS
3 6 (1.10%) JBoss
4 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.55%) CMS
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) EViews
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Simulink
4 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.18%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 21 (3.86%) assyst
2 20 (3.68%) Sentinel
3 13 (2.39%) SAP CO
3 13 (2.39%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (2.39%) SAP HCM
4 11 (2.02%) SAP PM
4 11 (2.02%) SAP PP
5 10 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.37%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.37%) SAP LE
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.18%) Primavera
8 1 (0.18%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.25%) IaaS
3 34 (6.25%) PaaS
4 30 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (3.86%) SaaS
6 13 (2.39%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (1.29%) Office 365
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.60%) Firewall
2 13 (2.39%) WAN
3 12 (2.21%) SSL
4 11 (2.02%) DNS
4 11 (2.02%) SAN
5 9 (1.65%) VPN
6 6 (1.10%) IPv4
6 6 (1.10%) IPv6
6 6 (1.10%) LDAP
7 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.37%) Internet
7 2 (0.37%) LAN
7 2 (0.37%) SMTP
7 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) IPsec
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) PBX
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.09%) MySQL
3 30 (5.51%) DB2
4 21 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.92%) OLAP
8 5 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.55%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.18%) DataStage
11 1 (0.18%) MS Access
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.49%) LSMW
2 12 (2.21%) Cucumber
3 11 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.92%) Subversion
5 4 (0.74%) JUnit
5 4 (0.74%) Selenium
6 3 (0.55%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.55%) JIRA
6 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.37%) Maven
7 2 (0.37%) NUnit
7 2 (0.37%) PVCS
8 1 (0.18%) GoCD
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 206 (37.87%) Finance
2 145 (26.65%) Retail
3 103 (18.93%) Publishing
4 60 (11.03%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.39%) French Language
6 13 (2.39%) General Ledger
7 11 (2.02%) Billing
8 10 (1.84%) Legal
9 7 (1.29%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) Law
11 4 (0.74%) Automotive
11 4 (0.74%) Banking
11 4 (0.74%) German Language
12 3 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (11.95%) Analyst
1 65 (11.95%) Developer
2 52 (9.56%) Project Manager
3 48 (8.82%) Consultant
4 45 (8.27%) SAP Consultant
5 44 (8.09%) Service Manager
6 43 (7.90%) Technical Specialist
7 34 (6.25%) Technical Manager
8 31 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 27 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 26 (4.78%) Architect
11 25 (4.60%) Business Change Manager
11 25 (4.60%) Technical Services Manager
12 23 (4.23%) IT Manager
13 21 (3.86%) Data Centre Engineer
13 21 (3.86%) Monitoring Engineer
14 20 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.31%) Logistics Consultant
15 18 (3.31%) SAP Logistics Consultant
16 16 (2.94%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.15%) HTML
2 26 (4.78%) .NET
3 25 (4.60%) REST
4 24 (4.41%) XML
5 23 (4.23%) AngularJS
6 19 (3.49%) Spring
7 18 (3.31%) EDI
7 18 (3.31%) Web Services
8 16 (2.94%) SOAP
9 13 (2.39%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (2.21%) CSS
10 12 (2.21%) HTML5
10 12 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (2.02%) LAMP
12 9 (1.65%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.65%) Java EE
12 9 (1.65%) JRuby
12 9 (1.65%) Node.js
12 9 (1.65%) Spring Integration
12 9 (1.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 155 (28.49%) Data Centre
2 101 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (13.42%) CMDB
4 64 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 38 (6.99%) Management Information System
6 22 (4.04%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.21%) Life Science
7 12 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.02%) Clustering
9 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.92%) Learning Management System
10 5 (0.92%) Statistics
10 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.74%) Social Media
12 3 (0.55%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.37%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.38%) Linux
2 36 (6.62%) Unix
2 36 (6.62%) Windows
3 11 (2.02%) AIX
3 11 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (2.02%) Solaris
3 11 (2.02%) SUSE
4 7 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (34.19%) ITIL
2 146 (26.84%) Service Delivery
3 119 (21.88%) Line Management
4 102 (18.75%) Project Management
5 98 (18.01%) PRINCE2
6 97 (17.83%) Change Management
7 77 (14.15%) Service Management
8 68 (12.50%) Presales
9 61 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 54 (9.93%) ITIL V3
12 51 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
13 49 (9.01%) Capacity Planning
13 49 (9.01%) Mentoring
14 47 (8.64%) TOGAF
15 45 (8.27%) Technical Architecture
16 42 (7.72%) IT Governance
16 42 (7.72%) Problem Management
17 41 (7.54%) Scrum
17 41 (7.54%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 86 (15.81%) SQL
2 37 (6.80%) Java
3 33 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.49%) ABAP
5 18 (3.31%) C#
6 15 (2.76%) Ruby
7 12 (2.21%) Scala
8 11 (2.02%) Perl
8 11 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.84%) PHP
10 9 (1.65%) Groovy
11 5 (0.92%) C
12 3 (0.55%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) R
13 2 (0.37%) VBA
14 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (13.60%) Degree
2 54 (9.93%) ITIL Certification
3 52 (9.56%) ISEB
4 30 (5.51%) PMI Certification
4 30 (5.51%) PMP
5 26 (4.78%) CISSP
6 24 (4.41%) CISM
7 23 (4.23%) CISA
7 23 (4.23%) Security Cleared
8 19 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (2.21%) CCNA
10 12 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.02%) LPIC
11 11 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.55%) APMP
15 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.49%) SLA
4 16 (2.94%) QA
5 14 (2.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (1.10%) GxP
6 6 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 45 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (4.04%) Firmware
4 15 (2.76%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (6.07%) SCOM
2 32 (5.88%) SCCM
3 30 (5.51%) SCVMM
4 22 (4.04%) NetBackup
5 21 (3.86%) Tivoli
6 13 (2.39%) SCOrch
7 12 (2.21%) vRealize
8 11 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (2.02%) Oracle ZFS
8 11 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (2.02%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.55%) Puppet
10 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.18%) Nagios
11 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.58%) SAP
3 49 (9.01%) VMware
4 43 (7.90%) Citrix
5 41 (7.54%) IBM
6 40 (7.35%) Oracle
7 35 (6.43%) Cisco
8 33 (6.07%) HP
9 28 (5.15%) CheckPoint
9 28 (5.15%) Juniper
10 19 (3.49%) NetApp
11 18 (3.31%) BMC
11 18 (3.31%) EMC
12 16 (2.94%) Remedy
13 12 (2.21%) ServiceNow
14 11 (2.02%) CA
14 11 (2.02%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.02%) Sun
14 11 (2.02%) Veritas
15 10 (1.84%) Cognos
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus/benefits package.
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
CGI IT UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
ASOS
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago