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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 63 100 127
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +27
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 234 138 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.80% 2.43% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.83% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 116 93 62
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £31,700 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5401 4871 4571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.76% 85.85% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4180 4013 3836
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +47 155 £60,500 +42.35% 15
Warwickshire +10 20 £41,250 -19.51% 2
Coventry +3 12 £46,750 -15.76% 2
Staffordshire -14 10 £32,000 -19.49%
Worcestershire +7 9 £42,500 -
Shropshire -15 9 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Walsall +1 6 £37,550 -10.59%
Solihull +13 3 £60,000 +71.42% 1
West Bromwich -10 2 £72,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £28,000 - 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 151 (32.13%) ITIL
2 147 (31.28%) Finance
3 115 (24.47%) Data Centre
4 114 (24.26%) Service Delivery
5 98 (20.85%) Retail
6 94 (20.00%) Change Management
7 85 (18.09%) Microsoft
8 78 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (16.17%) SQL
10 72 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
11 71 (15.11%) Line Management
11 71 (15.11%) Project Management
12 68 (14.47%) Publishing
12 68 (14.47%) Degree
13 59 (12.55%) SQL Server
13 59 (12.55%) PRINCE2
14 57 (12.13%) Service Management
15 48 (10.21%) Computer Science
16 47 (10.00%) Scrum
16 47 (10.00%) SAP
17 46 (9.79%) MS Excel
17 46 (9.79%) Manufacturing
18 43 (9.15%) Linux
18 43 (9.15%) .NET
19 41 (8.72%) Software Engineering
19 41 (8.72%) Presales
20 40 (8.51%) CMDB
21 39 (8.30%) TOGAF
21 39 (8.30%) Oracle
21 39 (8.30%) ITIL Certification

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 14 (2.98%) Apache
2 9 (1.91%) IIS
3 5 (1.06%) CMS
4 4 (0.85%) SAS
4 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.43%) CATIA
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.83%) assyst
2 11 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.91%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (1.70%) SAP CO
4 8 (1.70%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (1.70%) SAP HCM
5 5 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.85%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.85%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.85%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.64%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.43%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.47%) IaaS
3 20 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.62%) PaaS
5 15 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.34%) SaaS
7 8 (1.70%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (1.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.43%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.40%) Firewall
2 15 (3.19%) VPN
3 13 (2.77%) SAN
4 10 (2.13%) SSL
5 8 (1.70%) WAN
6 6 (1.28%) DNS
6 6 (1.28%) IPv4
6 6 (1.28%) IPv6
6 6 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.06%) IPsec
7 5 (1.06%) LAN
8 4 (0.85%) HTTP
8 4 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.85%) VLAN
9 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.43%) WebEx
11 1 (0.21%) DHCP
11 1 (0.21%) ISDN
11 1 (0.21%) SMTP
11 1 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.02%) MySQL
3 27 (5.74%) DB2
4 16 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.06%) OLAP
9 5 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.85%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.43%) Big Data
11 2 (0.43%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.43%) MS Access
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.77%) LSMW
3 8 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.28%) Subversion
5 6 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.06%) Selenium
7 4 (0.85%) JUnit
8 3 (0.64%) JIRA
8 3 (0.64%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.43%) Maven
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.21%) GoCD
10 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.21%) PVCS
General
1 147 (31.28%) Finance
2 98 (20.85%) Retail
3 68 (14.47%) Publishing
4 46 (9.79%) Manufacturing
5 21 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.34%) Billing
6 11 (2.34%) French Language
7 7 (1.49%) Automotive
7 7 (1.49%) General Ledger
7 7 (1.49%) Marketing
8 5 (1.06%) Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Local Government
9 4 (0.85%) Games
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (12.55%) Service Manager
2 55 (11.70%) Analyst
3 51 (10.85%) Developer
4 46 (9.79%) Project Manager
5 34 (7.23%) Consultant
6 32 (6.81%) Technical Manager
7 29 (6.17%) IT Manager
7 29 (6.17%) SAP Consultant
8 27 (5.74%) Technical Services Manager
9 24 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 24 (5.11%) Business Change Manager
10 23 (4.89%) Architect
11 22 (4.68%) Delivery Manager
11 22 (4.68%) Services Delivery Manager
12 21 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.47%) Technical Specialist
13 19 (4.04%) Business Change Project Manager
14 18 (3.83%) Data Centre Engineer
14 18 (3.83%) Monitoring Engineer
15 16 (3.40%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.15%) .NET
2 28 (5.96%) HTML
3 27 (5.74%) XML
4 23 (4.89%) REST
5 22 (4.68%) Spring
6 19 (4.04%) ASP.NET
7 17 (3.62%) HTML5
8 16 (3.40%) AngularJS
9 15 (3.19%) Java EE
9 15 (3.19%) JRuby
9 15 (3.19%) Spring Integration
9 15 (3.19%) Spring MVC
9 15 (3.19%) Web Services
10 13 (2.77%) LAMP
11 11 (2.34%) Apache Camel
11 11 (2.34%) EDI
11 11 (2.34%) Node.js
11 11 (2.34%) React
12 10 (2.13%) CSS
13 9 (1.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (24.47%) Data Centre
2 72 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (10.21%) Computer Science
4 40 (8.51%) CMDB
5 21 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.98%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.77%) Clustering
8 10 (2.13%) Life Science
9 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.49%) Statistics
9 7 (1.49%) User Experience
9 7 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.28%) EPoS
11 4 (0.85%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.64%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.43%) Blog
13 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.15%) Linux
2 37 (7.87%) Windows
3 34 (7.23%) Unix
4 13 (2.77%) AIX
4 13 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.77%) Solaris
4 13 (2.77%) SUSE
5 10 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (32.13%) ITIL
2 114 (24.26%) Service Delivery
3 94 (20.00%) Change Management
4 78 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (15.11%) Line Management
5 71 (15.11%) Project Management
6 59 (12.55%) PRINCE2
7 57 (12.13%) Service Management
8 47 (10.00%) Scrum
9 41 (8.72%) Presales
9 41 (8.72%) Software Engineering
10 39 (8.30%) TOGAF
11 34 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
12 33 (7.02%) Problem Management
13 32 (6.81%) Technical Architecture
14 31 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (6.38%) Coaching
15 30 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
16 29 (6.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.17%) SQL
2 37 (7.87%) C#
3 34 (7.23%) Java
4 28 (5.96%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.62%) Scala
6 15 (3.19%) Groovy
7 13 (2.77%) ABAP
7 13 (2.77%) Perl
7 13 (2.77%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.34%) PHP
9 8 (1.70%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.06%) Ruby
11 4 (0.85%) C++
12 2 (0.43%) C
12 2 (0.43%) VB
12 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (14.47%) Degree
2 39 (8.30%) ITIL Certification
3 38 (8.09%) ISEB
4 17 (3.62%) CISSP
4 17 (3.62%) PMI Certification
4 17 (3.62%) PMP
5 15 (3.19%) CISM
6 14 (2.98%) CISA
6 14 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.06%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.06%) LPIC
11 5 (1.06%) MBA
11 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.85%) CCNA
12 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.26%) SLA
2 18 (3.83%) QA
3 17 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.98%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.64%) GxP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
System Software
1 26 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.83%) Firmware
3 15 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.64%) Docker
6 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (4.89%) SCCM
1 23 (4.89%) SCOM
2 18 (3.83%) NetBackup
2 18 (3.83%) Tivoli
3 15 (3.19%) SCVMM
4 13 (2.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (2.77%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (2.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (2.77%) Unicenter
5 5 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.64%) Puppet
7 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.43%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.43%) vRealize
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.00%) SAP
3 39 (8.30%) Oracle
4 32 (6.81%) IBM
5 29 (6.17%) VMware
6 21 (4.47%) Cisco
6 21 (4.47%) Citrix
6 21 (4.47%) HP
7 17 (3.62%) CheckPoint
8 16 (3.40%) Juniper
9 14 (2.98%) Remedy
10 13 (2.77%) BMC
10 13 (2.77%) CA
10 13 (2.77%) EMC
10 13 (2.77%) NetApp
10 13 (2.77%) Sun
10 13 (2.77%) Veritas
11 9 (1.91%) Cognos
12 6 (1.28%) Google
13 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Herefordshire Housing
Salary: From £19,930 to £21,942 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £64000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Herefordshire Housing
Salary: £28,462 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitve day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Pembridge, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Salary: Salary + Company Car/Allowance, Private Medical & Company Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago