The table below looks at the statistics for EDI 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 EDI over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 180 188 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Permanent jobs citing EDI 28 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.31% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 0.89% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 39
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -16.30%
EDI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1978 1900 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.82% 34.87% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1693 1657
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EDI
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region.

EDI Salary Trend in the West Midlands

EDI
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

EDI Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

EDI
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 EDI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +16 23 £32,500 -27.77%
Staffordshire -14 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Warwickshire - 1 £26,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Coventry - 1 £26,000 - 2
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing EDI 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 EDI.

1 24 (72.73%) ABAP
1 24 (72.73%) SAP
2 20 (60.61%) Logistics
3 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 10 (30.30%) SAP XI
4 10 (30.30%) SAP MM
4 10 (30.30%) SAP WM
5 9 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (27.27%) Business Objects
5 9 (27.27%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Retail
8 4 (12.12%) LSMW
8 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM
9 3 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (9.09%) C
9 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 2 (6.06%) Java
10 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (6.06%) PHP
10 2 (6.06%) MySQL
10 2 (6.06%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) ERP
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL
10 2 (6.06%) Progress
10 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
10 2 (6.06%) jQuery

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing EDI 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 EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) SAP MM
1 10 (30.30%) SAP WM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.03%) MFGPRO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) LSMW
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) SAP Support
2 11 (33.33%) Consultant
2 11 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Junior
6 4 (12.12%) SAP Support Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) ABAP Developer
6 4 (12.12%) SAP Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Junior Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Junior SAP Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) SAP XI
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BSP
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Logistics
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Implementation
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
6 1 (3.03%) E-business
6 1 (3.03%) Document Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) ABAP
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) SAP
2 9 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) Progress
4 1 (3.03%) QAD
4 1 (3.03%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica