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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 107 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 106 96 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.96% 1.72% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.24% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 85 88
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £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
4095 4286 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.88% 76.78% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 3616 3124
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 £65,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -2 31 £48,750 -22.00% 9
Warwickshire +17 18 £42,500 +41.66% 2
West Bromwich +9 17 - - 1
Coventry +6 12 £50,250 -16.25% 2
Staffordshire -12 11 £50,000 -28.57% 4
Solihull -8 6 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £29,000 - 3
Walsall +1 1 £25,000 -42.85%
Wolverhampton -1 1 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 72 (33.96%) ITIL
2 45 (21.23%) Finance
3 38 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (17.45%) Microsoft
5 32 (15.09%) QA
6 31 (14.62%) Project Management
7 30 (14.15%) Service Delivery
8 27 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.74%) PRINCE2
9 26 (12.26%) SQL
9 26 (12.26%) MS Excel
10 22 (10.38%) Service Management
11 21 (9.91%) C#
12 20 (9.43%) SQL Server
12 20 (9.43%) Change Management
13 18 (8.49%) Windows
14 17 (8.02%) SLA
14 17 (8.02%) Back Office
14 17 (8.02%) Asset Management
15 16 (7.55%) Business Continuity
15 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (7.55%) SharePoint
15 16 (7.55%) Incident Management
16 15 (7.08%) Software Testing
16 15 (7.08%) Broadband
16 15 (7.08%) ISEB
17 14 (6.60%) SAP
18 13 (6.13%) LAN
18 13 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (6.13%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 16 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.94%) LiveCycle
4 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.94%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) FileNet
4 2 (0.94%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.89%) Movex
1 4 (1.89%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.42%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP EWM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.94%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) assyst
4 1 (0.47%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.47%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.72%) GitHub
2 3 (1.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.08%) Broadband
2 13 (6.13%) LAN
2 13 (6.13%) WAN
3 11 (5.19%) VoIP
3 11 (5.19%) 3G
4 10 (4.72%) SAN
5 4 (1.89%) Internet
6 3 (1.42%) DSL
6 3 (1.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.94%) Network Security
7 2 (0.94%) BGP
7 2 (0.94%) HTTP
7 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.47%) LDAP
8 1 (0.47%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) MPLS
8 1 (0.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.94%) OLAP
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.94%) Selenium
2 2 (0.94%) Maven
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Hudson
2 2 (0.94%) Subversion
2 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 17 (8.02%) Back Office
3 13 (6.13%) Retail
4 10 (4.72%) Automotive
5 9 (4.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.36%) Games
6 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.36%) Marketing
7 4 (1.89%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (14.62%) Project Manager
2 30 (14.15%) Analyst
3 26 (12.26%) Developer
4 16 (7.55%) Service Manager
5 15 (7.08%) Technical Manager
5 15 (7.08%) Consultant
6 13 (6.13%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (6.13%) Incident Manager
7 12 (5.66%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Data Manager
8 11 (5.19%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Data Centre Manager
10 9 (4.25%) Administrator
11 8 (3.77%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.77%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.77%) Tester
12 7 (3.30%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) .NET
2 10 (4.72%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.89%) SOAP
4 4 (1.89%) J2EE
4 4 (1.89%) HTML
4 4 (1.89%) XML
4 4 (1.89%) XSLT
5 3 (1.42%) Web Services
5 3 (1.42%) CSS
6 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.94%) Spring
6 2 (0.94%) JSF
6 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.94%) HTML5
6 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.94%) Servlets
6 2 (0.94%) Struts
6 2 (0.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.19%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.19%) PDA
3 8 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.94%) Open Source
4 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.94%) DTV
5 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.47%) PMI
5 1 (0.47%) W3C
5 1 (0.47%) Clustering
5 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
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 18 (8.49%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.19%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.77%) Linux
6 7 (3.30%) SUSE
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.96%) ITIL
2 38 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (14.62%) Project Management
4 30 (14.15%) Service Delivery
5 27 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.74%) PRINCE2
6 22 (10.38%) Service Management
7 20 (9.43%) Change Management
8 17 (8.02%) Asset Management
9 16 (7.55%) Business Continuity
9 16 (7.55%) Incident Management
10 15 (7.08%) Software Testing
11 12 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (5.66%) ETL
11 12 (5.66%) ERP
11 12 (5.66%) SOA
12 11 (5.19%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.72%) Refactoring
13 10 (4.72%) Product Management
14 9 (4.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.26%) SQL
2 21 (9.91%) C#
3 12 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.25%) Java
5 8 (3.77%) ABAP
6 4 (1.89%) VBA
7 3 (1.42%) Perl
7 3 (1.42%) PHP
7 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.94%) Scala
8 2 (0.94%) Groovy
8 2 (0.94%) Clojure
8 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.94%) C++
8 2 (0.94%) COBOL
8 2 (0.94%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.08%) ISEB
3 11 (5.19%) MCSE
3 11 (5.19%) Degree
4 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.42%) CISA
8 3 (1.42%) APMP
9 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.94%) PMP
9 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.94%) CISSP
10 1 (0.47%) ACCA
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CCSP
10 1 (0.47%) CISM
10 1 (0.47%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.09%) QA
2 17 (8.02%) SLA
3 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.42%) COSO
5 2 (0.94%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (5.19%) 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 37 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.60%) SAP
3 12 (5.66%) Citrix
4 11 (5.19%) McAfee
4 11 (5.19%) LANDesk
5 9 (4.25%) VMware
6 7 (3.30%) NetApp
7 4 (1.89%) Cisco
7 4 (1.89%) IBM
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe
8 3 (1.42%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.42%) BT
8 3 (1.42%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.94%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.94%) Twitter
9 2 (0.94%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.94%) Juniper
9 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) Siebel
Telford, Shropshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Bromwich
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, 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
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Legal Ombudsman
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Neg. + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Configit
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago