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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 32 33 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 +51  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 117 130 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.40% 5.55% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 6.36% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 28
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,515 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1646 2043 1423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 90.04% 87.23% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1572 1178
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 140 (51.66%) Data Centre
2 116 (42.80%) Service Delivery
3 105 (38.75%) ITIL
4 89 (32.84%) MS Excel
5 74 (27.31%) Finance
6 69 (25.46%) Microsoft
7 65 (23.99%) Retail
7 65 (23.99%) Line Management
8 60 (22.14%) PRINCE2
9 57 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
10 56 (20.66%) Service Management
11 54 (19.93%) Degree
12 53 (19.56%) Software Engineering
13 52 (19.19%) CMDB
14 51 (18.82%) IT Governance
14 51 (18.82%) Cisco
14 51 (18.82%) Citrix
15 49 (18.08%) CheckPoint
15 49 (18.08%) Computer Science
16 48 (17.71%) ITIL Certification
16 48 (17.71%) HP
17 46 (16.97%) CRM
17 46 (16.97%) Firewall
18 45 (16.61%) Security Cleared
19 44 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (16.24%) SQL
20 43 (15.87%) ITIL V3
21 42 (15.50%) ERP
21 42 (15.50%) Publishing
22 41 (15.13%) Change Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 17 (6.27%) IIS
2 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 89 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.55%) MS Office
3 27 (9.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (11.81%) Sentinel
2 28 (10.33%) assyst
3 20 (7.38%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.85%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.85%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.11%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.74%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.59%) SaaS
3 22 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (8.12%) IaaS
3 22 (8.12%) PaaS
4 17 (6.27%) Office 365
5 3 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.37%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.97%) Firewall
2 34 (12.55%) LAN
2 34 (12.55%) WAN
3 27 (9.96%) OSPF
4 17 (6.27%) SSL
5 15 (5.54%) DNS
6 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.11%) Internet
7 3 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.74%) DSL
8 2 (0.74%) HTTP
8 2 (0.74%) IPsec
8 2 (0.74%) MPLS
8 2 (0.74%) SAN
8 2 (0.74%) VPLS
9 1 (0.37%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.37%) SMS
9 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.37%) VPN
9 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.75%) DB2
2 21 (7.75%) MySQL
3 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.11%) MS Access
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.37%) OLAP
5 1 (0.37%) QlikView
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.95%) LSMW
2 6 (2.21%) Selenium
3 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.74%) Ant
4 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.74%) JIRA
4 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) JUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Mocha
5 1 (0.37%) NUnit
5 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (27.31%) Finance
2 65 (23.99%) Retail
3 42 (15.50%) Publishing
4 36 (13.28%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.69%) Billing
6 7 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.48%) Automotive
8 3 (1.11%) Advertising
8 3 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.11%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Banking
9 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (15.50%) Architect
2 38 (14.02%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (11.81%) Technical Specialist
4 26 (9.59%) Analyst
5 25 (9.23%) Network Engineer
5 25 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (7.01%) Consultant
6 19 (7.01%) Information Manager
7 17 (6.27%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.27%) Security Officer
8 15 (5.54%) Citrix Specialist
8 15 (5.54%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 15 (5.54%) Data Centre Specialist
8 15 (5.54%) Information Officer
8 15 (5.54%) Information Security Officer
8 15 (5.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 14 (5.17%) Data Centre Engineer
9 14 (5.17%) Monitoring Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (4.80%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.06%) EDI
2 9 (3.32%) .NET
3 5 (1.85%) HTML
3 5 (1.85%) Web Services
4 4 (1.48%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.11%) CSS
5 3 (1.11%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.11%) HTML5
5 3 (1.11%) Node.js
5 3 (1.11%) XML
6 2 (0.74%) J2EE
6 2 (0.74%) JDBC
6 2 (0.74%) JSON
6 2 (0.74%) JSP
6 2 (0.74%) Spring
6 2 (0.74%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 140 (51.66%) Data Centre
2 57 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (19.19%) CMDB
4 49 (18.08%) Computer Science
5 31 (11.44%) Management Information System
6 29 (10.70%) NHS
7 14 (5.17%) CESG
7 14 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (5.17%) Freedom of Information
7 14 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.69%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.95%) LIMS
10 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.11%) Derivative
11 3 (1.11%) PMI
12 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.70%) Linux
2 16 (5.90%) Windows
3 14 (5.17%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.80%) Service Delivery
2 105 (38.75%) ITIL
3 65 (23.99%) Line Management
4 60 (22.14%) PRINCE2
5 56 (20.66%) Service Management
6 53 (19.56%) Software Engineering
7 51 (18.82%) IT Governance
8 46 (16.97%) CRM
9 44 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (15.87%) ITIL V3
11 42 (15.50%) ERP
12 41 (15.13%) Change Management
12 41 (15.13%) TOGAF
13 40 (14.76%) Risk Management
14 39 (14.39%) Presales
15 38 (14.02%) Information Security
16 37 (13.65%) IT Strategy
17 35 (12.92%) Logistics
17 35 (12.92%) Root Cause Analysis
18 34 (12.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.24%) SQL
2 12 (4.43%) Java
3 9 (3.32%) C#
4 8 (2.95%) ABAP
5 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.85%) C
7 4 (1.48%) VBA
8 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.74%) C++
9 2 (0.74%) Perl
9 2 (0.74%) Python
9 2 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) Groovy
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (19.93%) Degree
2 48 (17.71%) ITIL Certification
3 45 (16.61%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.65%) CISSP
5 36 (13.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 32 (11.81%) CISM
7 30 (11.07%) ISEB
7 30 (11.07%) SC Cleared
8 25 (9.23%) PMI Certification
9 22 (8.12%) PMP
10 18 (6.64%) CISA
11 15 (5.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (5.54%) LPIC
12 14 (5.17%) CEH
12 14 (5.17%) CISMP
12 14 (5.17%) CRISC
13 9 (3.32%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.37%) CCNA
14 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (11.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 31 (11.44%) PCI DSS
4 28 (10.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 26 (9.59%) QA
6 15 (5.54%) Disclosure Scotland
7 14 (5.17%) GPG13
7 14 (5.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (5.17%) RMADS
8 7 (2.58%) SLA
9 4 (1.48%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
9 4 (1.48%) PMO
9 4 (1.48%) SDET
10 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.37%) ISO27002
System Software
1 37 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.12%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (5.54%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (11.07%) SCCM
2 29 (10.70%) SCOM
3 22 (8.12%) SCVMM
4 16 (5.90%) Backup Exec
5 15 (5.54%) NetBackup
6 14 (5.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.37%) vRealize
7 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.82%) Cisco
2 51 (18.82%) Citrix
3 49 (18.08%) CheckPoint
4 48 (17.71%) HP
5 37 (13.65%) IBM
5 37 (13.65%) VMware
6 30 (11.07%) Fortinet
7 25 (9.23%) Oracle
8 21 (7.75%) BMC
8 21 (7.75%) Juniper
9 20 (7.38%) EMC
9 20 (7.38%) NetApp
9 20 (7.38%) SAP
10 15 (5.54%) Red Hat
10 15 (5.54%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.95%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.48%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.48%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.11%) Huawei
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago