The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 110 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 104 87 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.57% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.05% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 89
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4033 4251 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.77% 76.82% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3588 3163
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Continuous Improvement
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 30 £50,000 -20.00% 7
West Bromwich +9 19 - -
Warwickshire +24 17 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Coventry +6 15 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Staffordshire -10 10 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Solihull -5 6 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Wolverhampton -6 1 £27,500 -21.98% 2
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 70 (32.86%) ITIL
2 46 (21.60%) Finance
3 38 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 34 (15.96%) QA
6 28 (13.15%) Service Delivery
7 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (12.68%) MS Excel
8 25 (11.74%) SQL
8 25 (11.74%) Project Management
9 22 (10.33%) C#
9 22 (10.33%) PRINCE2
9 22 (10.33%) Service Management
10 21 (9.86%) Change Management
10 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
11 18 (8.45%) SLA
12 17 (7.98%) Back Office
12 17 (7.98%) Asset Management
13 16 (7.51%) Business Continuity
13 16 (7.51%) SAP
14 15 (7.04%) Windows
14 15 (7.04%) JavaScript
14 15 (7.04%) SharePoint
14 15 (7.04%) Broadband
14 15 (7.04%) ISEB
14 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (7.04%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.57%) Software Testing
15 14 (6.57%) Retail
16 13 (6.10%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.94%) FileNet
3 2 (0.94%) SAS
3 2 (0.94%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.94%) LiveCycle
3 2 (0.94%) Confluence
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.88%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.88%) Movex
2 4 (1.88%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.94%) SAP EWM
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.94%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.47%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.47%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.47%) assyst
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) Agresso
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) GitHub
2 3 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) Broadband
2 13 (6.10%) LAN
2 13 (6.10%) WAN
3 11 (5.16%) VoIP
3 11 (5.16%) 3G
4 10 (4.69%) SAN
5 4 (1.88%) Internet
6 3 (1.41%) DSL
6 3 (1.41%) Firewall
7 2 (0.94%) HTTP
7 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.94%) Network Security
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.94%) BGP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.47%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.41%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.94%) OLAP
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.47%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Selenium
2 2 (0.94%) Hudson
2 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.94%) Subversion
2 2 (0.94%) Maven
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
General
1 46 (21.60%) Finance
2 17 (7.98%) Back Office
3 14 (6.57%) Retail
4 13 (6.10%) Automotive
5 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.82%) Marketing
7 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.88%) Games
9 3 (1.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.94%) Advertising
10 2 (0.94%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (14.55%) Project Manager
2 30 (14.08%) Analyst
3 27 (12.68%) Developer
4 16 (7.51%) Service Manager
5 15 (7.04%) Technical Manager
6 14 (6.57%) Consultant
7 13 (6.10%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Incident Manager
8 11 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) Data Manager
8 11 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) Data Centre Manager
10 9 (4.23%) Administrator
11 8 (3.76%) Tester
11 8 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.76%) Software Tester
12 7 (3.29%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.10%) AngularJS
2 11 (5.16%) .NET
3 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.88%) J2EE
4 4 (1.88%) SOAP
4 4 (1.88%) XML
4 4 (1.88%) XSLT
5 3 (1.41%) HTML
5 3 (1.41%) Web Services
5 3 (1.41%) CSS
6 2 (0.94%) Servlets
6 2 (0.94%) Struts
6 2 (0.94%) Swing
6 2 (0.94%) JMS
6 2 (0.94%) AWT
6 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.94%) Spring
6 2 (0.94%) JSF
6 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.16%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.16%) PDA
3 8 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.94%) Open Source
4 2 (0.94%) DTV
4 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.47%) Clustering
5 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.47%) PMI
5 1 (0.47%) W3C
5 1 (0.47%) Statistics
5 1 (0.47%) CMDB
5 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.04%) Windows
2 12 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.16%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.76%) Linux
5 7 (3.29%) SUSE
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.86%) ITIL
2 38 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (13.15%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.74%) Project Management
6 22 (10.33%) Service Management
6 22 (10.33%) PRINCE2
7 21 (9.86%) Change Management
8 17 (7.98%) Asset Management
9 16 (7.51%) Business Continuity
10 15 (7.04%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.57%) Software Testing
12 13 (6.10%) Refactoring
12 13 (6.10%) ERP
12 13 (6.10%) Product Management
13 12 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.63%) SOA
13 12 (5.63%) ETL
14 11 (5.16%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.74%) SQL
2 22 (10.33%) C#
3 15 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.23%) ABAP
5 8 (3.76%) Java
6 4 (1.88%) VBA
6 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.94%) Groovy
7 2 (0.94%) Scala
7 2 (0.94%) Clojure
7 2 (0.94%) COBOL
7 2 (0.94%) Perl
7 2 (0.94%) PHP
7 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (7.04%) ISEB
1 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.16%) MCSE
2 11 (5.16%) Degree
3 10 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.41%) APMP
7 3 (1.41%) CISA
8 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.94%) CISSP
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) IIBA
9 1 (0.47%) CBAP
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CCSP
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.96%) QA
2 18 (8.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.41%) COSO
4 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.94%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (5.16%) XenApp
2 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) OPNET
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.51%) SAP
3 12 (5.63%) Citrix
4 11 (5.16%) McAfee
4 11 (5.16%) LANDesk
5 9 (4.23%) VMware
6 7 (3.29%) NetApp
7 4 (1.88%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.88%) Cisco
7 4 (1.88%) IBM
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle
8 3 (1.41%) BT
8 3 (1.41%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.41%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.41%) Adobe
9 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.94%) Juniper
9 2 (0.94%) Twitter
9 2 (0.94%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.47%) Saba
Telford, Shropshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
- Europe -- Northern europe -- United Kingdom --...
Configit
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, Single Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £58000 - £69000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Legal Ombudsman
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Ecellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Competitive, Depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, Midlands
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago