The table below looks at the statistics for QMS 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 QMS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 216 202 177
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing QMS 16 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.19% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 18
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £43,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% -7.00%
QMS
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
4922 4103 3527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.96% 82.56% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 3503 2840
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

QMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

QMS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

QMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

QMS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

QMS
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 QMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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
Staffordshire +1 8 £41,500 -17.00%
Coventry - 3 £19,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £43,750 -
Birmingham -3 1 £35,000 +7.69%
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 20 (74.07%) Quality Management
2 10 (37.04%) QA
3 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) ISO 9001
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) MS Office
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
5 5 (18.52%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) ISO13485
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Automotive
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) ISO 9000
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.11%) Finance

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing QMS 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 QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Automotive
3 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C# WPF Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Coordinator
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) QA Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) QA Coordinator
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior QA Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Quality Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
2 5 (18.52%) WPF Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) WPF
2 3 (11.11%) WinForms
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Quality Management
2 5 (18.52%) OO
2 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Information Management
4 3 (11.11%) Internal Audit
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) CAD
5 2 (7.41%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
2 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (22.22%) ISO 9001
4 5 (18.52%) ISO13485
5 3 (11.11%) COBIT
5 3 (11.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Citrix
1 3 (11.11%) Dell
1 3 (11.11%) Dell KACE
1 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) SAP