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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 71 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 218 120 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.50% 2.25% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.70% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 111 83 80
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
5443 4448 4100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 83.56% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 3711 3398
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +60 135 £54,500 +36.25% 12
Coventry -5 20 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire -2 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Staffordshire +4 9 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Solihull +21 8 £57,000 +62.85% 1
Shropshire -2 8 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Warwickshire -19 7 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Walsall -4 4 £36,000 -42.40% 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 122 (28.77%) ITIL
2 108 (25.47%) Finance
3 94 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (21.70%) Change Management
5 89 (20.99%) Service Delivery
6 86 (20.28%) Degree
7 75 (17.69%) Project Management
8 72 (16.98%) Data Centre
9 70 (16.51%) Microsoft
10 65 (15.33%) SQL
10 65 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (14.86%) Service Management
12 62 (14.62%) Retail
13 60 (14.15%) SQL Server
14 54 (12.74%) PRINCE2
15 49 (11.56%) .NET
16 47 (11.08%) Computer Science
17 46 (10.85%) C#
17 46 (10.85%) Scrum
18 45 (10.61%) Line Management
19 43 (10.14%) MS Excel
20 42 (9.91%) SAP
21 40 (9.43%) Software Engineering
22 38 (8.96%) HTML
23 37 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
23 37 (8.73%) TOGAF
24 36 (8.49%) Coaching
25 35 (8.25%) ISEB
26 34 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
27 33 (7.78%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (2.83%) CMS
2 11 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (1.89%) Apache
3 8 (1.89%) Node.js
4 5 (1.18%) SAS
5 3 (0.71%) IIS
5 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) FileNet
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.07%) MS Office
3 12 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (2.83%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) CATIA
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.83%) assyst
2 7 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.42%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.18%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.71%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.47%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.24%) Primavera
7 1 (0.24%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.25%) IaaS
2 18 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.54%) PaaS
4 13 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.36%) SaaS
6 5 (1.18%) Office 365
7 3 (0.71%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.47%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.59%) VPN
2 9 (2.12%) Firewall
2 9 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.89%) SAN
4 7 (1.65%) WAN
5 6 (1.42%) HTTP
6 5 (1.18%) IPsec
6 5 (1.18%) LAN
6 5 (1.18%) SSL
7 4 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.94%) ISDN
7 4 (0.94%) PSTN
7 4 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.94%) VLAN
8 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.47%) WebEx
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) DNS
9 1 (0.24%) Intranet
9 1 (0.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.90%) MySQL
3 20 (4.72%) DB2
4 15 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.65%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.18%) MS Access
10 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.94%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.71%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.71%) OLAP
12 3 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.47%) Big Data
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.59%) Subversion
4 7 (1.65%) LSMW
4 7 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.71%) JUnit
6 3 (0.71%) Selenium
7 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 108 (25.47%) Finance
2 62 (14.62%) Retail
3 30 (7.08%) Publishing
4 26 (6.13%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.25%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.59%) Automotive
7 7 (1.65%) Billing
7 7 (1.65%) French Language
7 7 (1.65%) Marketing
8 5 (1.18%) Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Games
9 4 (0.94%) Local Government
10 3 (0.71%) Back Office
10 3 (0.71%) Legal
11 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (14.39%) Service Manager
2 55 (12.97%) Analyst
3 41 (9.67%) Developer
4 35 (8.25%) Project Manager
5 31 (7.31%) IT Manager
6 30 (7.08%) Architect
7 29 (6.84%) Delivery Manager
8 27 (6.37%) Services Delivery Manager
9 26 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (5.90%) Business Analyst
10 25 (5.90%) Technical Manager
11 24 (5.66%) Business Change Manager
12 21 (4.95%) IT Services Manager
13 20 (4.72%) Business Change Project Manager
13 20 (4.72%) Technical Services Manager
14 18 (4.25%) Consultant
15 16 (3.77%) ITIL Manager
16 15 (3.54%) ITIL Service Manager
16 15 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (2.83%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.56%) .NET
2 38 (8.96%) HTML
3 27 (6.37%) ASP.NET
4 21 (4.95%) REST
4 21 (4.95%) XML
5 17 (4.01%) CSS
5 17 (4.01%) HTML5
6 16 (3.77%) Spring
7 15 (3.54%) Web Services
8 14 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 13 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (2.83%) Flash
10 12 (2.83%) Java EE
10 12 (2.83%) JRuby
10 12 (2.83%) Spring Integration
10 12 (2.83%) Spring MVC
11 9 (2.12%) jQuery
11 9 (2.12%) SOAP
12 8 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 65 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (11.08%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.95%) CMDB
5 19 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.77%) User Experience
7 14 (3.30%) Statistics
8 8 (1.89%) Clustering
9 7 (1.65%) EPoS
10 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.18%) Life Science
10 5 (1.18%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.94%) Economics
11 4 (0.94%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.31%) Windows
2 24 (5.66%) Linux
3 21 (4.95%) Unix
4 9 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.89%) AIX
5 8 (1.89%) Solaris
5 8 (1.89%) SUSE
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.77%) ITIL
2 94 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (21.70%) Change Management
4 89 (20.99%) Service Delivery
5 75 (17.69%) Project Management
6 63 (14.86%) Service Management
7 54 (12.74%) PRINCE2
8 46 (10.85%) Scrum
9 45 (10.61%) Line Management
10 40 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 37 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (8.73%) TOGAF
12 36 (8.49%) Coaching
13 34 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (7.08%) ITIL V3
15 29 (6.84%) Business Analysis
16 28 (6.60%) Presales
17 27 (6.37%) CRM
18 26 (6.13%) MVC
18 26 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.33%) SQL
2 46 (10.85%) C#
3 31 (7.31%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.13%) Java
5 18 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.07%) Scala
7 12 (2.83%) Groovy
8 8 (1.89%) Perl
8 8 (1.89%) PHP
8 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.65%) ABAP
10 5 (1.18%) VBA
11 3 (0.71%) C++
11 3 (0.71%) Ruby
12 2 (0.47%) VB
12 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.24%) C
13 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (20.28%) Degree
2 35 (8.25%) ISEB
3 23 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (3.54%) PMI Certification
4 15 (3.54%) PMP
5 12 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.89%) MBA
7 7 (1.65%) HND
8 6 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.18%) HNC
9 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) APMP
11 2 (0.47%) CCNA
11 2 (0.47%) CISSP
11 2 (0.47%) MCSE
11 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.77%) SLA
2 15 (3.54%) QA
3 8 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.71%) GxP
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
System Software
1 19 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.89%) Firmware
3 6 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.07%) SCVMM
2 12 (2.83%) SCCM
2 12 (2.83%) SCOM
2 12 (2.83%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.89%) Unicenter
4 6 (1.42%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.91%) SAP
3 33 (7.78%) Oracle
4 22 (5.19%) HP
4 22 (5.19%) VMware
5 21 (4.95%) Cisco
6 20 (4.72%) IBM
7 17 (4.01%) Juniper
8 15 (3.54%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.07%) Citrix
10 12 (2.83%) BMC
10 12 (2.83%) EMC
10 12 (2.83%) NetApp
11 11 (2.59%) Sitecore
12 9 (2.12%) Remedy
13 8 (1.89%) CA
13 8 (1.89%) Sun
13 8 (1.89%) Veritas
14 6 (1.42%) Google
15 5 (1.18%) Cognos
West Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Fantastic Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Parc Ellis Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £55K + Benefits!
Posted: 3 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
Leeds or hub offices in London, Exeter, Redditch,...
Health & Social Care Information Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45500.00 - £48500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + car, bonus & pension
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 - £39200.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38602.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Pension+Health/Life
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago