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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 112 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 123 106 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.96% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.47% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 83 66 82
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £63,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4961 4291 4375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.72% 79.46% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 3565 3688
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 48 £40,000 -17.94% 6
Warwickshire -16 16 £48,000 +12.94%
Staffordshire +7 11 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Coventry -15 10 £55,000 +9.45% 2
West Bromwich -6 7 £65,000 -
Shropshire +1 6 £45,000 - 3
Worcestershire -3 5 £42,500 +46.55% 2
Wolverhampton -1 4 £78,750 +186.36% 1
Walsall +1 2 £51,000 +104.00%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (30.28%) ITIL
2 64 (25.50%) Finance
3 55 (21.91%) Project Management
4 51 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (17.53%) Service Delivery
6 42 (16.73%) SQL
7 41 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (15.54%) Change Management
8 39 (15.54%) Degree
9 38 (15.14%) C#
9 38 (15.14%) .NET
10 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2
11 29 (11.55%) Manufacturing
11 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
11 29 (11.55%) Data Centre
12 28 (11.16%) Service Management
13 26 (10.36%) Business Analysis
14 25 (9.96%) MS Excel
14 25 (9.96%) HTML
15 24 (9.56%) Six Sigma
15 24 (9.56%) JavaScript
15 24 (9.56%) SQL Server
15 24 (9.56%) Scrum
15 24 (9.56%) Coaching
16 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (8.76%) Lean Six Sigma
17 19 (7.57%) ASP.NET
18 18 (7.17%) MVC
19 17 (6.77%) CSS
19 17 (6.77%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (2.79%) Node.js
2 4 (1.59%) IIS
2 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.80%) SAS
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.40%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 25 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.59%) MS Project
4 5 (1.99%) MS Office
5 2 (0.80%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.40%) Simulink
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Movex
1 3 (1.20%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.80%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.80%) Summit
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.99%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) LAN
1 3 (1.20%) WAN
1 3 (1.20%) Intranet
1 3 (1.20%) MPLS
1 3 (1.20%) Wireless
1 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (0.80%) Firewall
2 2 (0.80%) EIGRP
2 2 (0.80%) VPN
2 2 (0.80%) VoIP
3 1 (0.40%) PPP
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) TACACS
3 1 (0.40%) OSPF
3 1 (0.40%) BGP
3 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.40%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (0.80%) MySQL
3 2 (0.80%) Big Data
3 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.40%) OLAP
4 1 (0.40%) MS Access
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) OLTP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.19%) NUnit
2 8 (3.19%) MSTest
2 8 (3.19%) Moq
3 6 (2.39%) Subversion
3 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.59%) Selenium
4 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.20%) JIRA
5 3 (1.20%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.80%) JUnit
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (25.50%) Finance
2 29 (11.55%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.78%) Marketing
4 10 (3.98%) Retail
5 7 (2.79%) Billing
6 6 (2.39%) Games
6 6 (2.39%) Banking
7 5 (1.99%) Automotive
7 5 (1.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
8 2 (0.80%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (13.55%) Developer
2 32 (12.75%) Service Manager
3 25 (9.96%) Analyst
4 24 (9.56%) Project Manager
5 17 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 16 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.98%) Incident Manager
8 12 (4.78%) Technical Manager
9 10 (3.98%) Major Incident Manager
10 9 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.19%) Business Manager
12 7 (2.79%) Technical Services Manager
13 6 (2.39%) Relationships Manager
13 6 (2.39%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.39%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.39%) Consultant
13 6 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 5 (1.99%) Senior Project Manager
14 5 (1.99%) Software Engineer
14 5 (1.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.14%) .NET
2 25 (9.96%) HTML
3 19 (7.57%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.77%) CSS
4 17 (6.77%) jQuery
5 12 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (4.78%) HTML5
6 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (3.19%) Ninject
7 8 (3.19%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (3.19%) Silverlight
7 8 (3.19%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.99%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.99%) WCF
8 5 (1.99%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.99%) Kendo UI
9 4 (1.59%) JDBC
9 4 (1.59%) XML
10 2 (0.80%) Velocity
10 2 (0.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.55%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.19%) Life Science
5 7 (2.79%) PMI
6 6 (2.39%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.99%) IVR
8 4 (1.59%) Statistics
9 3 (1.20%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.20%) Economics
9 3 (1.20%) W3C
9 3 (1.20%) User Experience
10 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.40%) CESG
11 1 (0.40%) GIS
11 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.79%) UNIX
2 6 (2.39%) Windows
3 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
4 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.28%) ITIL
2 55 (21.91%) Project Management
3 51 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (17.53%) Service Delivery
5 41 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (15.54%) Change Management
7 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2
8 28 (11.16%) Service Management
9 26 (10.36%) Business Analysis
10 24 (9.56%) Six Sigma
10 24 (9.56%) Scrum
10 24 (9.56%) Coaching
11 22 (8.76%) Lean Six Sigma
12 18 (7.17%) MVC
13 17 (6.77%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.77%) Performance Management
14 16 (6.37%) Supplier Management
14 16 (6.37%) Logistics
14 16 (6.37%) TDD
15 14 (5.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.73%) SQL
2 38 (15.14%) C#
3 24 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.18%) Java
5 7 (2.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.39%) VB
7 4 (1.59%) VB6
8 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.20%) PHP
9 2 (0.80%) Clojure
9 2 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.40%) ABAP
10 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.54%) Degree
2 12 (4.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 11 (4.38%) ISEB
4 8 (3.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 8 (3.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 7 (2.79%) PMP
6 6 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.39%) APMP
7 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.99%) CISM
7 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.59%) CISA
9 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.20%) CISMP
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.20%) Postgraduate
9 3 (1.20%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (0.80%) CCNP
10 2 (0.80%) CCNA
10 2 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) SLA
2 6 (2.39%) QA
3 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) P3O
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.59%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.80%) Netcool
3 2 (0.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.38%) SAP
3 7 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.99%) Computacenter
5 4 (1.59%) HP
5 4 (1.59%) VMware
6 2 (0.80%) F5
6 2 (0.80%) EMC
6 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.80%) McAfee
6 2 (0.80%) Metastorm
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco
6 2 (0.80%) Avaya
7 1 (0.40%) Software AG
7 1 (0.40%) Nokia
7 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.40%) Sun
7 1 (0.40%) Qualys
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix
7 1 (0.40%) webMethods
West Midlands
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + car allow + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, 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
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24197.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 7 days ago
London, Coventry, Sheffiled
Trustmarque
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lear Corporation
Salary: From £41,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lear Corporation
Salary: From £41,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Berwick Partners
Salary: £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,409 to £39,842 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
HMRC
Salary: SO £35,409 - £39,842 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24197.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 21 days ago