Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 31 49
Rank change year-on-year -45 +18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 95 292 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.28% 7.50% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 8.10% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 101 77
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -17.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £59,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,678 3,604 3,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.44% 92.53% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,175 2,585 2,905
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £64,741
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 33 (34.74%) Project Management
2 25 (26.32%) ITIL
3 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.16%) Service Delivery
4 22 (23.16%) Finance
5 20 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.00%) Firewall
7 18 (18.95%) Degree
8 17 (17.89%) Data Protection
8 17 (17.89%) PRINCE2
8 17 (17.89%) Data Centre
9 15 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (14.74%) Service Management
10 14 (14.74%) CheckPoint
11 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.68%) Change Management
11 13 (13.68%) Presales
11 13 (13.68%) GDPR
11 13 (13.68%) Line Management
12 12 (12.63%) Due Diligence
12 12 (12.63%) ITIL V3
13 11 (11.58%) Product Management
13 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
13 11 (11.58%) Cisco
13 11 (11.58%) LAN
13 11 (11.58%) WAN
13 11 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (11.58%) Translating Business Requirements

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.26%) Infor LN
2 1 (1.05%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) Office 365
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
3 5 (5.26%) PaaS
3 5 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.16%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) Firewall
2 11 (11.58%) LAN
2 11 (11.58%) WAN
3 10 (10.53%) DNS
4 9 (9.47%) OSPF
5 6 (6.32%) IPsec
5 6 (6.32%) VPN
6 5 (5.26%) BGP
6 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.26%) DHCP
6 5 (5.26%) FWSM
6 5 (5.26%) SNMP
6 5 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 3 (3.16%) SAN
8 1 (1.05%) Broadband
8 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) Power BI
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
2 1 (1.05%) NUnit
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Publishing
4 4 (4.21%) Billing
5 3 (3.16%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Electronics
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Analyst
2 13 (13.68%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.53%) Architect
4 7 (7.37%) Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 6 (6.32%) Installation Manager
5 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Business Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) LDAP
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) LINQ
4 2 (2.11%) React
4 2 (2.11%) XML
4 2 (2.11%) XSLT
5 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) Ajax
5 1 (1.05%) CAML
5 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.05%) HTML5
5 1 (1.05%) jQuery
5 1 (1.05%) JSON
5 1 (1.05%) Node.js
5 1 (1.05%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) CMDB
4 5 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.26%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.11%) SCORM
6 2 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 2 (2.11%) VLE
7 1 (1.05%) CCTV
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
1 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Project Management
2 25 (26.32%) ITIL
3 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.16%) Service Delivery
5 20 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (17.89%) Data Protection
6 17 (17.89%) PRINCE2
7 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (14.74%) Service Management
9 13 (13.68%) Change Management
9 13 (13.68%) Line Management
9 13 (13.68%) Presales
10 12 (12.63%) Due Diligence
10 12 (12.63%) ITIL V3
11 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
11 11 (11.58%) Product Management
11 11 (11.58%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (10.53%) CRM
13 9 (9.47%) IT Strategy
13 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VBA
5 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 15 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 10 (10.53%) PMP
4 6 (6.32%) CCNA
4 6 (6.32%) ISEB
4 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.26%) CCIE
5 5 (5.26%) CCNP
5 5 (5.26%) CEH
5 5 (5.26%) CISSP
5 5 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.05%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) GDPR
2 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 5 (5.26%) GPG13
4 3 (3.16%) PMO
5 1 (1.05%) HL7
5 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) CheckPoint
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco
4 9 (9.47%) Fortinet
5 8 (8.42%) Citrix
6 7 (7.37%) VMware
7 6 (6.32%) EMC
7 6 (6.32%) NetApp
8 5 (5.26%) CA
8 5 (5.26%) F5
8 5 (5.26%) Infor
8 5 (5.26%) Juniper
9 4 (4.21%) HP
9 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.05%) Adobe
11 1 (1.05%) Avaya
11 1 (1.05%) Freshdesk
11 1 (1.05%) Veritas