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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 101 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 114 113 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 2.04% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.60% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 86 96 94
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 £29,000 £30,250 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
4243 4341 3646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 77.63% 78.22% 75.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3506 3672 3082
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +8 53 £50,000 -20.00% 7
Warwickshire +21 22 £43,000 +43.33% 2
Staffordshire -7 18 £38,286 -14.92% 3
Solihull -2 6 £35,000 -5.40% 4
Worcestershire - 5 £30,750 - 1
Coventry -10 4 £57,000 -2.97% 1
Walsall -9 1 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 92 (37.25%) ITIL
2 62 (25.10%) Finance
3 42 (17.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (16.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (16.19%) Project Management
5 40 (16.19%) QA
6 37 (14.98%) SQL
6 37 (14.98%) Service Delivery
7 34 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (11.34%) PRINCE2
9 27 (10.93%) C#
10 25 (10.12%) SQL Server
10 25 (10.12%) MS Excel
10 25 (10.12%) Service Management
11 23 (9.31%) Windows
12 22 (8.91%) ISEB
12 22 (8.91%) Change Management
12 22 (8.91%) Incident Management
13 21 (8.50%) Coaching
14 20 (8.10%) SLA
15 18 (7.29%) Back Office
15 18 (7.29%) Software Testing
16 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
16 17 (6.88%) Asset Management
16 17 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (6.88%) SharePoint
17 16 (6.48%) Degree
18 15 (6.07%) JavaScript
19 14 (5.67%) Automotive
19 14 (5.67%) Broadband

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) Confluence
5 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.81%) TPMS
5 2 (0.81%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.81%) FileNet
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Project
3 4 (1.62%) MS Office
4 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Movex
1 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.62%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.21%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.81%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.40%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.40%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.40%) assyst
4 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.67%) GitHub
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) Broadband
2 13 (5.26%) LAN
2 13 (5.26%) WAN
3 11 (4.45%) VoIP
3 11 (4.45%) 3G
4 7 (2.83%) SAN
5 5 (2.02%) VPN
6 4 (1.62%) Internet
6 4 (1.62%) PABX
7 3 (1.21%) DSL
7 3 (1.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.81%) Symposium
8 2 (0.81%) HTTP
8 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.81%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (0.81%) Network Security
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.81%) BGP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.21%) KDB
5 3 (1.21%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.81%) OLAP
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.40%) UniData
Development Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.62%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
4 2 (0.81%) Maven
4 2 (0.81%) JIRA
4 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.81%) Hudson
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 62 (25.10%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Back Office
3 14 (5.67%) Automotive
4 13 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.86%) Retail
6 8 (3.24%) Games
7 6 (2.43%) Banking
7 6 (2.43%) Legal
7 6 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.21%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (16.19%) Analyst
2 37 (14.98%) Project Manager
3 32 (12.96%) Developer
4 17 (6.88%) Consultant
4 17 (6.88%) Service Manager
5 15 (6.07%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.07%) Technical Manager
5 15 (6.07%) Service Analyst
5 15 (6.07%) Incident Manager
6 13 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (4.86%) Data Manager
8 11 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.45%) Data Centre Manager
9 10 (4.05%) Coordinator
10 9 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.64%) Tester
10 9 (3.64%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.24%) Programme Manager
11 8 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.83%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.67%) AngularJS
2 12 (4.86%) .NET
3 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.02%) HTML
4 5 (2.02%) JMS
5 4 (1.62%) XML
5 4 (1.62%) XSLT
5 4 (1.62%) SOAP
5 4 (1.62%) CSS
5 4 (1.62%) J2EE
6 3 (1.21%) Web Services
6 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.21%) HTML5
6 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.81%) LINQ
7 2 (0.81%) Django
7 2 (0.81%) jQuery
7 2 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.45%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.45%) PDA
3 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.81%) Open Source
4 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
4 2 (0.81%) DTV
5 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.40%) PMI
5 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.40%) AS400
5 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.40%) Clustering
5 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.40%) Equities
5 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.40%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.31%) Windows
2 12 (4.86%) Windows XP
2 12 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (4.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.45%) Linux
4 5 (2.02%) SUSE
4 5 (2.02%) UNIX
5 2 (0.81%) Solaris
5 2 (0.81%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) HPUX
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.25%) ITIL
2 41 (16.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (16.19%) Project Management
4 37 (14.98%) Service Delivery
5 34 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (11.34%) PRINCE2
7 25 (10.12%) Service Management
8 22 (8.91%) Change Management
8 22 (8.91%) Incident Management
9 21 (8.50%) Coaching
10 18 (7.29%) Software Testing
11 17 (6.88%) Asset Management
12 14 (5.67%) Refactoring
12 14 (5.67%) Problem Management
12 14 (5.67%) Product Management
13 13 (5.26%) Business Continuity
13 13 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.26%) MVC
14 12 (4.86%) SOA
14 12 (4.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.98%) SQL
2 27 (10.93%) C#
3 15 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.86%) Java
5 6 (2.43%) ABAP
6 5 (2.02%) PHP
6 5 (2.02%) C++
7 4 (1.62%) Perl
7 4 (1.62%) VBA
8 3 (1.21%) Python
8 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.81%) COBOL
9 2 (0.81%) Ruby
9 2 (0.81%) Groovy
9 2 (0.81%) Scala
9 2 (0.81%) Clojure
10 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (8.91%) ISEB
2 17 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.48%) Degree
4 11 (4.45%) MCSE
4 11 (4.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.62%) PMP
6 4 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.21%) CISA
8 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCSP
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) QiCA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.19%) QA
2 20 (8.10%) SLA
3 8 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.43%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.43%) COSO
5 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.81%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (4.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Netcool
1 3 (1.21%) Nagios
1 3 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) OPNET
Vendors
1 42 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.26%) SAP
3 11 (4.45%) Citrix
3 11 (4.45%) McAfee
3 11 (4.45%) LANDesk
4 8 (3.24%) Cisco
5 6 (2.43%) VMware
6 5 (2.02%) IBM
6 5 (2.02%) NetApp
7 4 (1.62%) Oracle
7 4 (1.62%) Avaya
8 3 (1.21%) BT
8 3 (1.21%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.81%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.81%) Twitter
9 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.81%) Juniper
9 2 (0.81%) Nortel
9 2 (0.81%) Adobe
10 1 (0.40%) HP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £0 to £50,000 per annum £0- £50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Amazon
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + £6,300 Car
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Pension & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £69000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Nuneaton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £69000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 27 days ago