The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 202 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.17% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -35.00%
Performance 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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance 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 Performance Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -11 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) B2C
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) APMP
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft