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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 104 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 110 108 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.03% 1.94% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.50% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 77 92 91
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,680 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -7.37%
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +8 44 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Warwickshire +22 18 £43,000 +43.33% 3
Staffordshire -10 16 £35,000 -22.22%
West Bromwich +3 7 - - 1
Solihull -3 7 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Worcestershire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Coventry -9 5 £56,500 -3.82%
Walsall -6 1 £25,000 -41.17%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 84 (34.85%) ITIL
2 57 (23.65%) Finance
3 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
4 42 (17.43%) Project Management
5 41 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (15.77%) QA
7 34 (14.11%) Service Delivery
8 32 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (13.28%) SQL
9 29 (12.03%) PRINCE2
10 27 (11.20%) MS Excel
11 26 (10.79%) C#
12 25 (10.37%) Service Management
13 23 (9.54%) SQL Server
14 21 (8.71%) Windows
15 20 (8.30%) ISEB
15 20 (8.30%) SLA
16 19 (7.88%) Change Management
16 19 (7.88%) Incident Management
17 18 (7.47%) Software Testing
18 17 (7.05%) Back Office
18 17 (7.05%) Asset Management
18 17 (7.05%) Business Continuity
18 17 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (7.05%) SharePoint
19 16 (6.64%) Management Information System
20 15 (6.22%) Broadband
21 14 (5.81%) JavaScript
21 14 (5.81%) Telecoms
21 14 (5.81%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.24%) CMS
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.83%) FileNet
5 2 (0.83%) SAS
5 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.83%) Confluence
5 2 (0.83%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) TPMS
Applications
1 27 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.07%) MS Project
3 4 (1.66%) MS Office
4 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Movex
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.66%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.24%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.83%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.41%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.41%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.41%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.41%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.98%) GitHub
2 3 (1.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.22%) Broadband
2 13 (5.39%) LAN
2 13 (5.39%) WAN
3 11 (4.56%) VoIP
3 11 (4.56%) 3G
4 9 (3.73%) SAN
5 5 (2.07%) VPN
6 4 (1.66%) Internet
6 4 (1.66%) PABX
7 3 (1.24%) DSL
7 3 (1.24%) Firewall
8 2 (0.83%) Symposium
8 2 (0.83%) HTTP
8 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.83%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (0.83%) Network Security
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.83%) BGP
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.24%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.83%) OLAP
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) MS Access
7 1 (0.41%) DB2
7 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.41%) UniData
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.66%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.83%) Subversion
4 2 (0.83%) Maven
4 2 (0.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.83%) Selenium
4 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.83%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 57 (23.65%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Back Office
3 14 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.98%) Automotive
4 12 (4.98%) Retail
5 7 (2.90%) Games
6 6 (2.49%) Legal
6 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.24%) Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (15.35%) Analyst
2 36 (14.94%) Project Manager
3 30 (12.45%) Developer
4 17 (7.05%) Consultant
5 16 (6.64%) Service Manager
6 15 (6.22%) Technical Manager
6 15 (6.22%) Service Analyst
7 14 (5.81%) Incident Manager
8 13 (5.39%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (5.39%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) Data Manager
10 10 (4.15%) Data Centre Manager
11 9 (3.73%) Software Tester
11 9 (3.73%) Tester
11 9 (3.73%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.32%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.32%) Coordinator
12 8 (3.32%) Administrator
12 8 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.39%) .NET
2 12 (4.98%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.49%) HTML
5 5 (2.07%) CSS
6 4 (1.66%) J2EE
6 4 (1.66%) SOAP
6 4 (1.66%) XML
6 4 (1.66%) XSLT
7 3 (1.24%) Web Services
7 3 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.24%) HTML5
8 2 (0.83%) LINQ
8 2 (0.83%) Django
8 2 (0.83%) jQuery
8 2 (0.83%) Spring
8 2 (0.83%) JSF
8 2 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.64%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.56%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.56%) PDA
3 7 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.83%) Open Source
4 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
4 2 (0.83%) DTV
4 2 (0.83%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.41%) Clustering
5 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.41%) PMI
5 1 (0.41%) W3C
5 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.41%) Statistics
5 1 (0.41%) CMDB
5 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.71%) Windows
2 13 (5.39%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.56%) Linux
4 11 (4.56%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.90%) SUSE
6 2 (0.83%) AIX
6 2 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) UNIX
7 1 (0.41%) HPUX
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.85%) ITIL
2 42 (17.43%) Project Management
3 41 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (14.11%) Service Delivery
5 32 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.03%) PRINCE2
7 25 (10.37%) Service Management
8 19 (7.88%) Change Management
8 19 (7.88%) Incident Management
9 18 (7.47%) Software Testing
10 17 (7.05%) Business Continuity
10 17 (7.05%) Asset Management
11 12 (4.98%) Refactoring
11 12 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (4.98%) SOA
11 12 (4.98%) ETL
11 12 (4.98%) Product Management
12 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce
12 11 (4.56%) ERP
12 11 (4.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.28%) SQL
2 26 (10.79%) C#
3 14 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.98%) Java
5 6 (2.49%) ABAP
6 5 (2.07%) PHP
6 5 (2.07%) C++
7 4 (1.66%) Perl
7 4 (1.66%) VBA
8 3 (1.24%) Python
8 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.83%) COBOL
9 2 (0.83%) Ruby
9 2 (0.83%) Groovy
9 2 (0.83%) Scala
9 2 (0.83%) Clojure
10 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.30%) ISEB
2 17 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.81%) Degree
4 11 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.56%) MCSE
5 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.24%) PMP
9 3 (1.24%) CISA
10 2 (0.83%) CIMA
10 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.83%) ACCA
10 2 (0.83%) CISSP
10 2 (0.83%) APMP
10 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.77%) QA
2 20 (8.30%) SLA
3 8 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.49%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.49%) COSO
5 3 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.83%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (4.56%) XenApp
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) OPNET
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.98%) SAP
2 12 (4.98%) Citrix
3 11 (4.56%) McAfee
3 11 (4.56%) LANDesk
4 8 (3.32%) VMware
4 8 (3.32%) Cisco
5 7 (2.90%) NetApp
6 5 (2.07%) IBM
7 4 (1.66%) Avaya
8 3 (1.24%) Adobe
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle
8 3 (1.24%) BT
8 3 (1.24%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.83%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.83%) Nortel
9 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.83%) Juniper
9 2 (0.83%) Twitter
10 1 (0.41%) Genesys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + company car, health, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hays Plc - Configit A/S
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
GeoPost
Salary: Competitive + Car & Private Healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Bromwich
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago