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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 207 172 186
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Permanent jobs citing QMS 8 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
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
4038 3344 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.10% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 2666 3109
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
Staffordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Birmingham -14 2 £30,250 -19.33%
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) Quality Management
4 7 (41.18%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) N-Tier
5 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) System Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Servitor
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Servitor
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Programmer
1 6 (35.29%) Team Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Development Team Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Team Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Software Development Team Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Software Programmer
1 6 (35.29%) Software Team Leader
1 6 (35.29%) C# Programmer
1 6 (35.29%) Lead Programmer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Quality Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) N-Tier
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Quality Management
2 6 (35.29%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.76%) ISO 9000
4 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) VMware