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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 93 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 142 104 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.44% 1.92% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.41% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 72
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
4886 4315 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.00% 79.86% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3600 3591
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +20 57 £42,500 -22.72% 10
Staffordshire +13 15 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Warwickshire -13 15 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Coventry -16 15 £55,000 +9.45% 3
West Bromwich -1 11 £65,000 - 1
Worcestershire 0 6 £42,500 -
Shropshire -6 5 £45,000 - 3
Wolverhampton +9 4 £72,500 +163.63% 2
Solihull +7 2 £35,750 -10.62%
Walsall +6 1 £42,000 +68.00% 1
Dudley - 1 £27,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 81 (30.00%) ITIL
2 74 (27.41%) Finance
3 59 (21.85%) Project Management
4 49 (18.15%) SQL
4 49 (18.15%) Service Delivery
5 47 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (16.30%) Change Management
7 43 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (15.56%) C#
9 41 (15.19%) .NET
10 39 (14.44%) Degree
11 34 (12.59%) Data Centre
12 33 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 31 (11.48%) PRINCE2
14 30 (11.11%) Manufacturing
15 29 (10.74%) Service Management
15 29 (10.74%) Business Analysis
16 27 (10.00%) HTML
17 26 (9.63%) JavaScript
17 26 (9.63%) SQL Server
18 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (8.89%) Six Sigma
19 24 (8.89%) MS Excel
20 23 (8.52%) Lean Six Sigma
21 21 (7.78%) Coaching
22 20 (7.41%) ASP.NET
23 19 (7.04%) Scrum
23 19 (7.04%) Performance Management
24 17 (6.30%) Management Information System
24 17 (6.30%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (2.59%) Node.js
2 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.11%) IIS
4 2 (0.74%) Confluence
4 2 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.37%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 24 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.33%) MS Project
3 5 (1.85%) MS Office
4 2 (0.74%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Movex
1 3 (1.11%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.74%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.74%) Summit
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.59%) LAN
1 7 (2.59%) WAN
1 7 (2.59%) MPLS
1 7 (2.59%) Wireless
2 6 (2.22%) VPN
2 6 (2.22%) Firewall
2 6 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (1.85%) DMVPN
3 5 (1.85%) ATM
3 5 (1.85%) Converged Networks
3 5 (1.85%) Frame Relay
4 4 (1.48%) EIGRP
5 3 (1.11%) TACACS
5 3 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.11%) Intranet
6 2 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) PPP
7 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.74%) QlikView
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.74%) Big Data
6 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.37%) OLTP
7 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.96%) NUnit
2 8 (2.96%) MSTest
2 8 (2.96%) Moq
3 5 (1.85%) Subversion
3 5 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.48%) Selenium
5 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.11%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.74%) JUnit
6 2 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (27.41%) Finance
2 30 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.93%) Marketing
4 13 (4.81%) Retail
5 7 (2.59%) Billing
5 7 (2.59%) Automotive
6 6 (2.22%) Banking
6 6 (2.22%) Games
7 5 (1.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (14.44%) Developer
2 30 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 29 (10.74%) Analyst
4 26 (9.63%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.78%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.67%) Incident Manager
7 17 (6.30%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.44%) Technical Manager
9 11 (4.07%) Major Incident Manager
10 10 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
10 10 (3.70%) Programme Manager
11 9 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.33%) Relationships Manager
11 9 (3.33%) Business Manager
11 9 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (2.59%) Technical Services Manager
12 7 (2.59%) Consultant
13 6 (2.22%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.22%) Transition Manager
13 6 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.19%) .NET
2 27 (10.00%) HTML
3 20 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 16 (5.93%) CSS
5 15 (5.56%) jQuery
6 13 (4.81%) HTML5
7 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (2.96%) Silverlight
8 8 (2.96%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.96%) Ninject
8 8 (2.96%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (1.85%) Backbone.js
9 5 (1.85%) Kendo UI
9 5 (1.85%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.48%) WCF
10 4 (1.48%) JDBC
10 4 (1.48%) XML
11 3 (1.11%) Velocity
12 2 (0.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.96%) Life Science
5 8 (2.96%) PMI
6 6 (2.22%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.85%) Statistics
7 5 (1.85%) IVR
8 3 (1.11%) Economics
8 3 (1.11%) W3C
8 3 (1.11%) User Experience
8 3 (1.11%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
10 1 (0.37%) DTV
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.96%) Windows
2 7 (2.59%) UNIX
3 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.11%) Solaris
4 3 (1.11%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.00%) ITIL
2 59 (21.85%) Project Management
3 49 (18.15%) Service Delivery
4 47 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (16.30%) Change Management
6 43 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 29 (10.74%) Service Management
8 29 (10.74%) Business Analysis
9 24 (8.89%) Six Sigma
10 23 (8.52%) Lean Six Sigma
11 21 (7.78%) Coaching
12 19 (7.04%) Performance Management
12 19 (7.04%) Scrum
13 17 (6.30%) MVC
13 17 (6.30%) Logistics
14 16 (5.93%) Mentoring
15 15 (5.56%) Supplier Management
15 15 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (5.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.15%) SQL
2 42 (15.56%) C#
3 26 (9.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.07%) Java
5 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.22%) VB
7 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.48%) VB6
8 2 (0.74%) Clojure
8 2 (0.74%) PHP
8 2 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (14.44%) Degree
2 13 (4.81%) ISEB
3 11 (4.07%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 8 (2.96%) PMP
5 7 (2.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (2.59%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 7 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.22%) APMP
7 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.85%) CISM
7 5 (1.85%) CCSA
7 5 (1.85%) CCSE
8 4 (1.48%) CCNP
8 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.48%) CISA
9 3 (1.11%) CISMP
9 3 (1.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 3 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) SLA
2 9 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.96%) QA
4 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) P3O
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) vSphere
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.11%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.74%) Netcool
3 2 (0.74%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.44%) SAP
3 6 (2.22%) Cisco
3 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.85%) Nokia
4 5 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.48%) VMware
5 4 (1.48%) Computacenter
5 4 (1.48%) HP
6 3 (1.11%) Remedy
7 2 (0.74%) McAfee
7 2 (0.74%) Metastorm
7 2 (0.74%) F5
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle
7 2 (0.74%) EMC
7 2 (0.74%) Citrix
7 2 (0.74%) Avaya
7 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.37%) Qualys
8 1 (0.37%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80k - 100k per year + Excellent 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
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Unbranded Company
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago