Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 18 100
Rank change year-on-year -34 +82 +4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 187 442 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.86% 9.43% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 10.61% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 62 175 92
Birmingham median annual salary £48,750 £54,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +13.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £26,710
90th Percentile £75,850 £77,500 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 3470 4166 3447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.27% 88.92% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 3048 2879
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 76 (40.64%) ITIL
2 66 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 53 (28.34%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (26.20%) Degree
5 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 44 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 44 (23.53%) Finance
6 42 (22.46%) Change Management
7 35 (18.72%) SAP
8 34 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 33 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
9 33 (17.65%) Manufacturing
10 32 (17.11%) Service Management
11 30 (16.04%) ABAP
11 30 (16.04%) Line Management
11 30 (16.04%) Data Migration
12 29 (15.51%) Publishing
12 29 (15.51%) Migration
13 28 (14.97%) Logistics
14 26 (13.90%) Retail
14 26 (13.90%) LSMW
14 26 (13.90%) EDI
14 26 (13.90%) eCATT
14 26 (13.90%) IDoc
15 25 (13.37%) PaaS
16 24 (12.83%) Integration Testing
16 24 (12.83%) Project Planning
16 24 (12.83%) PRINCE2
16 24 (12.83%) Project Management
16 24 (12.83%) Software Engineering

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 4 (2.14%) SAS
2 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.07%) IIS
2 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (5.88%) assyst
3 7 (3.74%) SAP EWM
4 4 (2.14%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.14%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.14%) SAP HCM
5 3 (1.60%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.07%) SAP QM
6 2 (1.07%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.53%) iTrent
7 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.37%) PaaS
2 21 (11.23%) SaaS
3 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.49%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (4.81%) IaaS
7 4 (2.14%) Office 365
7 4 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.07%) GitHub
9 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) Firewall
2 16 (8.56%) LAN
2 16 (8.56%) WAN
3 12 (6.42%) OSPF
4 4 (2.14%) VPN
5 3 (1.60%) DNS
5 3 (1.60%) LDAP
5 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.07%) SSL
6 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.07%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.07%) VLAN
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.53%) FWSM
7 1 (0.53%) Modbus
7 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.53%) RS-485
7 1 (0.53%) Skype
7 1 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) MySQL
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.60%) KDB
4 3 (1.60%) QlikView
5 2 (1.07%) DB2
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.90%) eCATT
1 26 (13.90%) LSMW
2 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.60%) Bower
4 3 (1.60%) Grunt
4 3 (1.60%) gulp
4 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.60%) Yeoman
5 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.07%) NuGet
5 2 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (23.53%) Finance
2 33 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 29 (15.51%) Publishing
4 26 (13.90%) Retail
5 21 (11.23%) Marketing
6 19 (10.16%) Billing
7 7 (3.74%) Banking
8 6 (3.21%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.14%) Front Office
9 4 (2.14%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.07%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (20.32%) Consultant
2 31 (16.58%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (9.09%) Logistics Consultant
3 17 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 17 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 16 (8.56%) Product Manager
5 15 (8.02%) Technical Services Manager
6 14 (7.49%) Developer
7 13 (6.95%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 12 (6.42%) Network Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) SAP EWM Consultant
8 12 (6.42%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Architect
10 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (5.35%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (4.28%) Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.90%) EDI
1 26 (13.90%) IDoc
2 16 (8.56%) .NET
3 7 (3.74%) HTML
4 6 (3.21%) CSS
4 6 (3.21%) REST
5 5 (2.67%) XML
6 4 (2.14%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.14%) RESTful
6 4 (2.14%) SOAP
7 3 (1.60%) JMS
7 3 (1.60%) jQuery
7 3 (1.60%) SAP CO-PA
7 3 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.60%) Web Services
8 2 (1.07%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.07%) Spring
8 2 (1.07%) WF
9 1 (0.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 53 (28.34%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.23%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.63%) LIMS
5 16 (8.56%) Social Media
6 15 (8.02%) CMDB
6 15 (8.02%) Management Information System
7 12 (6.42%) NHS
8 11 (5.88%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.07%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.07%) Robotics
9 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) BYOD
10 1 (0.53%) Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.53%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.23%) Linux
2 19 (10.16%) Unix
3 16 (8.56%) Windows
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.64%) ITIL
2 44 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 42 (22.46%) Change Management
4 34 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 33 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
6 32 (17.11%) Service Management
7 30 (16.04%) Data Migration
7 30 (16.04%) Line Management
8 29 (15.51%) Migration
9 28 (14.97%) Logistics
10 24 (12.83%) Integration Testing
10 24 (12.83%) PRINCE2
10 24 (12.83%) Project Management
10 24 (12.83%) Project Planning
10 24 (12.83%) Software Engineering
11 23 (12.30%) Demand Management
11 23 (12.30%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 19 (10.16%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.04%) ABAP
2 20 (10.70%) Java
2 20 (10.70%) SQL
3 19 (10.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.49%) Python
5 13 (6.95%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.95%) Ruby
6 12 (6.42%) Perl
7 11 (5.88%) VBScript
8 4 (2.14%) C#
8 4 (2.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.07%) C
9 2 (1.07%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) Ada
10 1 (0.53%) Go
10 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (26.20%) Degree
2 20 (10.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (8.02%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.81%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.81%) PMP
5 8 (4.28%) CISSP
5 8 (4.28%) ISEB
6 6 (3.21%) CEH
6 6 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (3.21%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.07%) CISA
9 2 (1.07%) CISM
9 2 (1.07%) LPIC
9 2 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.07%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 10 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.21%) GPG13
3 6 (3.21%) QA
4 3 (1.60%) GDPR
5 2 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.07%) SLA
6 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.49%) Docker
2 14 (7.49%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.60%) Firmware
6 2 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (11.76%) SCCM
2 19 (10.16%) SCOM
3 14 (7.49%) SCVMM
4 11 (5.88%) Ansible
4 11 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.88%) Puppet
4 11 (5.88%) Salt
4 11 (5.88%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.14%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.60%) Nagios
7 3 (1.60%) Netcool
8 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.72%) SAP
3 23 (12.30%) VMware
4 21 (11.23%) CheckPoint
5 19 (10.16%) Cisco
6 18 (9.63%) Citrix
7 15 (8.02%) HP
8 14 (7.49%) BMC
9 13 (6.95%) Fortinet
10 11 (5.88%) NetApp
11 10 (5.35%) EMC
12 7 (3.74%) Symantec
13 6 (3.21%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.67%) IBM
14 5 (2.67%) McAfee
15 4 (2.14%) Juniper
16 3 (1.60%) Dell
16 3 (1.60%) Oracle
16 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
17 1 (0.53%) Adobe