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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +21
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 289 132 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.79% 2.24% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 2.57% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 154 92 60
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £32,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.65%
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
5249 5129 4482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.09% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4168 3718
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +56 201 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Warwickshire +30 36 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Staffordshire -1 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Coventry 0 10 £56,750 +3.18% 3
Shropshire -10 10 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Worcestershire +12 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Walsall 0 4 £39,100 -23.33%
West Bromwich -5 2 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Solihull - 1 £60,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £25,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £28,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 184 (36.29%) Finance
2 175 (34.52%) ITIL
3 142 (28.01%) Data Centre
4 137 (27.02%) Service Delivery
5 133 (26.23%) Retail
6 102 (20.12%) Line Management
7 93 (18.34%) Publishing
8 92 (18.15%) Change Management
9 89 (17.55%) PRINCE2
10 86 (16.96%) Project Management
11 85 (16.77%) Microsoft
12 81 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
13 80 (15.78%) SQL
14 71 (14.00%) Degree
15 69 (13.61%) Service Management
16 65 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
17 64 (12.62%) CMDB
18 63 (12.43%) Presales
19 59 (11.64%) SAP
20 57 (11.24%) Manufacturing
21 56 (11.05%) Computer Science
22 55 (10.85%) MS Excel
23 51 (10.06%) SQL Server
23 51 (10.06%) Software Engineering
24 50 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
25 49 (9.66%) ISEB
25 49 (9.66%) Linux
26 48 (9.47%) ITIL V3
27 47 (9.27%) Scrum
28 46 (9.07%) TOGAF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.16%) Apache
2 10 (1.97%) IIS
3 3 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.59%) CMS
3 3 (0.59%) JBoss
3 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) EViews
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
4 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.20%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 20 (3.94%) assyst
2 13 (2.56%) Sentinel
3 12 (2.37%) SAP CO
3 12 (2.37%) SAP FI
3 12 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (2.17%) SAP HCM
5 9 (1.78%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (1.58%) SAP PM
6 8 (1.58%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.39%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.39%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.39%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.39%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.20%) Primavera
9 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.72%) IaaS
4 27 (5.33%) PaaS
5 25 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (2.96%) SaaS
7 11 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (1.38%) Office 365
9 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.93%) Firewall
2 15 (2.96%) VPN
3 14 (2.76%) WAN
4 13 (2.56%) SAN
4 13 (2.56%) SSL
5 9 (1.78%) DNS
6 6 (1.18%) IPv4
6 6 (1.18%) IPv6
6 6 (1.18%) LAN
7 5 (0.99%) IPsec
7 5 (0.99%) LDAP
7 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.79%) VLAN
9 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.39%) HTTP
9 2 (0.39%) SMTP
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.48%) MySQL
3 31 (6.11%) DB2
4 18 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.99%) OLAP
8 5 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.59%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) MS Access
10 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (3.55%) LSMW
2 12 (2.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.99%) JUnit
6 4 (0.79%) Selenium
7 3 (0.59%) JIRA
7 3 (0.59%) Subversion
7 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.39%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.39%) Maven
8 2 (0.39%) PVCS
9 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.20%) GoCD
9 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 184 (36.29%) Finance
2 133 (26.23%) Retail
3 93 (18.34%) Publishing
4 57 (11.24%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.56%) Billing
6 13 (2.56%) French Language
7 11 (2.17%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.58%) Legal
9 5 (0.99%) Banking
9 5 (0.99%) Marketing
10 4 (0.79%) Automotive
10 4 (0.79%) German Language
11 3 (0.59%) Games
11 3 (0.59%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (11.05%) Analyst
2 54 (10.65%) Developer
3 52 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 50 (9.86%) Service Manager
5 45 (8.88%) Consultant
6 41 (8.09%) SAP Consultant
7 36 (7.10%) Technical Specialist
8 34 (6.71%) Technical Manager
9 30 (5.92%) Architect
10 29 (5.72%) Senior Developer
11 26 (5.13%) Technical Services Manager
12 25 (4.93%) Business Analyst
12 25 (4.93%) IT Manager
13 24 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (4.54%) Business Change Manager
15 20 (3.94%) Data Centre Engineer
15 20 (3.94%) Monitoring Engineer
16 18 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
17 17 (3.35%) Business Change Project Manager
17 17 (3.35%) SAP Logistics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.52%) .NET
2 27 (5.33%) XML
3 25 (4.93%) HTML
4 23 (4.54%) REST
5 19 (3.75%) Spring
6 18 (3.55%) AngularJS
6 18 (3.55%) EDI
7 15 (2.96%) Web Services
8 13 (2.56%) HTML5
8 13 (2.56%) LAMP
8 13 (2.56%) SOAP
9 11 (2.17%) Java EE
9 11 (2.17%) JRuby
9 11 (2.17%) Spring Integration
9 11 (2.17%) Spring MVC
10 10 (1.97%) Apache Camel
10 10 (1.97%) CSS
10 10 (1.97%) Node.js
10 10 (1.97%) React
11 9 (1.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 142 (28.01%) Data Centre
2 81 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (12.62%) CMDB
4 56 (11.05%) Computer Science
5 31 (6.11%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.94%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.56%) Clustering
8 12 (2.37%) Life Science
9 8 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.99%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.99%) Statistics
12 3 (0.59%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.39%) Social Media
13 2 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.66%) Linux
2 37 (7.30%) Windows
3 36 (7.10%) Unix
4 13 (2.56%) AIX
4 13 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.56%) Solaris
4 13 (2.56%) SUSE
5 10 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (34.52%) ITIL
2 137 (27.02%) Service Delivery
3 102 (20.12%) Line Management
4 92 (18.15%) Change Management
5 89 (17.55%) PRINCE2
6 86 (16.96%) Project Management
7 69 (13.61%) Service Management
8 65 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (12.43%) Presales
10 51 (10.06%) Software Engineering
11 48 (9.47%) ITIL V3
12 47 (9.27%) Scrum
13 46 (9.07%) TOGAF
14 45 (8.88%) Requirements Analysis
15 43 (8.48%) Capacity Planning
16 42 (8.28%) Mentoring
16 42 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
17 39 (7.69%) Problem Management
18 38 (7.50%) Zachman Framework
19 37 (7.30%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.78%) SQL
2 35 (6.90%) Java
3 29 (5.72%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.94%) C#
5 18 (3.55%) ABAP
6 14 (2.76%) Scala
7 13 (2.56%) Perl
7 13 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.17%) Groovy
9 10 (1.97%) Ruby
10 9 (1.78%) PHP
11 3 (0.59%) C
11 3 (0.59%) C++
12 2 (0.39%) R
12 2 (0.39%) VBA
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.20%) Python
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (14.00%) Degree
2 50 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
3 49 (9.66%) ISEB
4 26 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 26 (5.13%) PMP
5 24 (4.73%) CISSP
6 22 (4.34%) CISM
7 20 (3.94%) CISA
7 20 (3.94%) Security Cleared
8 17 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.78%) CCNA
12 8 (1.58%) LPIC
13 6 (1.18%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.94%) SLA
3 19 (3.75%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.16%) QA
5 11 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.18%) GxP
8 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
System Software
1 38 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (4.14%) Firmware
4 14 (2.76%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.79%) Docker
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (5.52%) SCCM
1 28 (5.52%) SCOM
2 25 (4.93%) SCVMM
3 21 (4.14%) NetBackup
4 20 (3.94%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 13 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (2.56%) Unicenter
6 8 (1.58%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.58%) SCOrch
6 8 (1.58%) vRealize
7 4 (0.79%) Puppet
8 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.64%) SAP
3 41 (8.09%) Oracle
3 41 (8.09%) VMware
4 39 (7.69%) IBM
5 36 (7.10%) Citrix
6 31 (6.11%) Cisco
7 29 (5.72%) HP
8 24 (4.73%) CheckPoint
8 24 (4.73%) Juniper
9 18 (3.55%) NetApp
10 17 (3.35%) BMC
10 17 (3.35%) EMC
11 16 (3.16%) Remedy
12 13 (2.56%) CA
12 13 (2.56%) Sun
12 13 (2.56%) Veritas
13 10 (1.97%) Cognos
13 10 (1.97%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.58%) Red Hat
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits&Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + bonus/benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands
The SmartList
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
The SmartList
Posted: 7 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £24,000 to £25,000 per annum £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + bonus/excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
CGI IT UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday