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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 28 124 105
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -19
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 378 106 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.56% 1.97% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 2.27% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 213 84 104
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
5074 4669 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.00% 86.91% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3984 3870 3948
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +75 251 £54,000 +20.00% 16
Warwickshire +23 33 £46,500 +17.72% 5
Coventry +18 27 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Staffordshire +16 20 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Shropshire -2 10 £32,750 +9.16% 1
Solihull +13 6 £70,000 +40.00% 2
West Bromwich +6 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Worcestershire - 5 £60,000 -
Wolverhampton -10 3 £55,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £32,500 -
Walsall +2 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £32,000 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 229 (37.12%) Finance
2 209 (33.87%) ITIL
3 171 (27.71%) Service Delivery
4 169 (27.39%) Data Centre
5 152 (24.64%) Retail
6 147 (23.82%) Line Management
7 127 (20.58%) PRINCE2
8 118 (19.12%) Project Management
9 116 (18.80%) Publishing
10 102 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
11 98 (15.88%) SQL
11 98 (15.88%) Microsoft
12 95 (15.40%) MS Excel
12 95 (15.40%) Change Management
13 93 (15.07%) Degree
14 90 (14.59%) Service Management
15 89 (14.42%) CMDB
16 84 (13.61%) Presales
17 78 (12.64%) Computer Science
17 78 (12.64%) TOGAF
17 78 (12.64%) Manufacturing
18 77 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
19 74 (11.99%) ITIL V3
20 68 (11.02%) Software Engineering
21 66 (10.70%) VMware
22 65 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
23 63 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
24 62 (10.05%) SAP
24 62 (10.05%) Requirements Analysis
25 60 (9.72%) ISEB

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 20 (3.24%) IIS
2 11 (1.78%) Apache
3 7 (1.13%) JBoss
4 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.49%) CMS
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (15.40%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.00%) MS Office
3 22 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) EViews
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 28 (4.54%) Sentinel
2 19 (3.08%) assyst
3 13 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (2.11%) SAP CO
3 13 (2.11%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (2.11%) SAP HCM
4 11 (1.78%) SAP PM
4 11 (1.78%) SAP PP
5 9 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.49%) SAP LE
6 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.32%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
1 47 (7.62%) SaaS
2 43 (6.97%) IaaS
2 43 (6.97%) PaaS
3 41 (6.65%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.46%) Firewall
2 30 (4.86%) WAN
3 19 (3.08%) DNS
4 18 (2.92%) SSL
5 16 (2.59%) VPN
6 14 (2.27%) LAN
7 8 (1.30%) MPLS
7 8 (1.30%) VLAN
7 8 (1.30%) VoIP
8 7 (1.13%) DSL
9 6 (0.97%) IPv4
9 6 (0.97%) IPv6
9 6 (0.97%) LDAP
9 6 (0.97%) SAN
10 3 (0.49%) OSPF
10 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.32%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.32%) Internet
11 2 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.62%) MySQL
3 31 (5.02%) DB2
4 21 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.81%) OLAP
8 5 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.16%) DataStage
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (2.92%) LSMW
2 14 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 12 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.13%) Subversion
5 6 (0.97%) Selenium
5 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.81%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.65%) JUnit
7 4 (0.65%) NUnit
8 3 (0.49%) JIRA
9 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.32%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.32%) Maven
9 2 (0.32%) PVCS
9 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.16%) GoCD
10 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 229 (37.12%) Finance
2 152 (24.64%) Retail
3 116 (18.80%) Publishing
4 78 (12.64%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.40%) Legal
6 14 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.11%) French Language
7 13 (2.11%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.94%) Billing
9 9 (1.46%) Marketing
10 8 (1.30%) Automotive
11 5 (0.81%) Law
12 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.65%) German Language
12 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.49%) Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (12.48%) Analyst
2 74 (11.99%) Developer
3 55 (8.91%) Architect
4 53 (8.59%) Technical Specialist
5 52 (8.43%) Consultant
6 50 (8.10%) Project Manager
7 45 (7.29%) SAP Consultant
7 45 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (6.32%) Service Manager
9 33 (5.35%) Business Analyst
10 30 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.70%) IT Manager
12 25 (4.05%) Technical Manager
13 19 (3.08%) Business Change Manager
13 19 (3.08%) Data Centre Engineer
13 19 (3.08%) Monitoring Engineer
13 19 (3.08%) Technical Services Manager
14 18 (2.92%) Logistics Consultant
14 18 (2.92%) SAP Logistics Consultant
15 15 (2.43%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.70%) HTML
2 27 (4.38%) .NET
3 26 (4.21%) REST
4 25 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 25 (4.05%) XML
5 20 (3.24%) Spring
5 20 (3.24%) Web Services
6 19 (3.08%) EDI
7 18 (2.92%) SOAP
8 15 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (2.11%) CSS
10 13 (2.11%) HTML5
11 11 (1.78%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.62%) React
13 9 (1.46%) Spring MVC
14 8 (1.30%) Apache Camel
14 8 (1.30%) Java EE
14 8 (1.30%) Node.js
14 8 (1.30%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 169 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 102 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (14.42%) CMDB
4 78 (12.64%) Computer Science
5 40 (6.48%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.89%) NHS
7 22 (3.57%) Cryptography
8 17 (2.76%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.62%) Life Science
10 7 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.97%) Clustering
11 6 (0.97%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.81%) Social Media
13 4 (0.65%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.65%) PMI
14 3 (0.49%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.43%) Linux
2 32 (5.19%) Windows
3 29 (4.70%) Unix
4 7 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.97%) AIX
5 6 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.97%) Solaris
5 6 (0.97%) SUSE
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (33.87%) ITIL
2 171 (27.71%) Service Delivery
3 147 (23.82%) Line Management
4 127 (20.58%) PRINCE2
5 118 (19.12%) Project Management
6 95 (15.40%) Change Management
7 90 (14.59%) Service Management
8 84 (13.61%) Presales
9 78 (12.64%) TOGAF
10 77 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (11.99%) ITIL V3
12 68 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 62 (10.05%) Requirements Analysis
14 54 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
15 48 (7.78%) IT Governance
15 48 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
16 47 (7.62%) Zachman Framework
17 45 (7.29%) Mentoring
18 44 (7.13%) Gantt Chart
18 44 (7.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (15.88%) SQL
2 33 (5.35%) Java
3 31 (5.02%) JavaScript
4 21 (3.40%) C#
5 18 (2.92%) ABAP
6 17 (2.76%) Ruby
7 11 (1.78%) Scala
8 9 (1.46%) PHP
9 8 (1.30%) Groovy
10 6 (0.97%) Perl
10 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.81%) C
12 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.32%) R
13 2 (0.32%) VBA
14 1 (0.16%) C++
14 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 93 (15.07%) Degree
2 65 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 60 (9.72%) ISEB
4 44 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 43 (6.97%) PMI Certification
6 39 (6.32%) PMP
7 36 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 24 (3.89%) CISA
8 24 (3.89%) CISM
8 24 (3.89%) CISSP
9 22 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (3.24%) CCNA
12 18 (2.92%) LPIC
13 12 (1.94%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.97%) CCNP
16 5 (0.81%) CCDA
17 3 (0.49%) HNC
18 2 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.54%) SLA
2 26 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (3.40%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.43%) QA
5 6 (0.97%) GxP
5 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.49%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 63 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.65%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (3.89%) Firmware
4 20 (3.24%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.65%) Docker
6 3 (0.49%) Postfix
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (6.65%) SCVMM
2 38 (6.16%) SCOM
3 37 (6.00%) SCCM
4 24 (3.89%) NetBackup
5 19 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 18 (2.92%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.92%) SCOrch
7 17 (2.76%) vRealize
8 6 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.97%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.49%) Nagios
9 3 (0.49%) Puppet
10 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.70%) VMware
3 62 (10.05%) SAP
4 59 (9.56%) Citrix
5 53 (8.59%) Cisco
6 49 (7.94%) IBM
7 44 (7.13%) CheckPoint
7 44 (7.13%) HP
8 42 (6.81%) Oracle
9 39 (6.32%) Juniper
10 25 (4.05%) NetApp
11 24 (3.89%) BMC
11 24 (3.89%) EMC
12 18 (2.92%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.76%) Fortinet
14 15 (2.43%) Brocade
14 15 (2.43%) F5
15 12 (1.94%) Remedy
16 11 (1.78%) ServiceNow
17 10 (1.62%) Cognos
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £53500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
VIQU
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Annapurna HR
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus / benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wolverhampton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Pebble Learning Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £34k - 52k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC band 8b
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC band 8b
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Industry Forum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago