Period
to 17 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 16 111
Rank change year-on-year -35 +95 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 185 448 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.78% 9.41% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 10.60% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 64 180 91
Birmingham median annual salary £48,750 £54,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +16.76% +2.78%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £26,692
90th Percentile £75,050 £77,500 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +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 3494 4225 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.21% 88.76% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 3095 2895
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 £67,000 £67,575 £69,600
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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 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 75 (40.54%) ITIL
2 65 (35.14%) Data Centre
3 50 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (25.95%) Degree
5 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
5 43 (23.24%) Service Delivery
6 42 (22.70%) Change Management
6 42 (22.70%) Finance
7 34 (18.38%) Mentoring
8 33 (17.84%) SAP
9 32 (17.30%) Service Management
9 32 (17.30%) Customer Requirements
10 31 (16.76%) Manufacturing
11 30 (16.22%) Line Management
12 28 (15.14%) Data Migration
12 28 (15.14%) Migration
12 28 (15.14%) ABAP
13 27 (14.59%) Logistics
14 26 (14.05%) Publishing
15 25 (13.51%) LSMW
15 25 (13.51%) EDI
15 25 (13.51%) eCATT
15 25 (13.51%) PaaS
15 25 (13.51%) IDoc
16 24 (12.97%) PRINCE2
16 24 (12.97%) Project Management
17 23 (12.43%) Retail
17 23 (12.43%) Software Engineering
17 23 (12.43%) VMware
17 23 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.16%) SAS
2 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
2 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (5.95%) assyst
3 7 (3.78%) SAP EWM
4 3 (1.62%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.62%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.62%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.62%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.08%) SAP QM
5 2 (1.08%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.54%) iTrent
6 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.51%) PaaS
2 21 (11.35%) SaaS
3 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.57%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (4.86%) IaaS
7 4 (2.16%) Office 365
8 3 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.08%) GitHub
10 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.35%) Firewall
2 15 (8.11%) LAN
2 15 (8.11%) WAN
3 11 (5.95%) OSPF
4 4 (2.16%) VPN
5 3 (1.62%) DNS
5 3 (1.62%) LDAP
5 3 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.08%) SSL
6 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.08%) VLAN
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.54%) FWSM
7 1 (0.54%) Modbus
7 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.54%) RS-485
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) MySQL
3 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) KDB
4 3 (1.62%) QlikView
5 2 (1.08%) DB2
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) MS Access
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.51%) eCATT
1 25 (13.51%) LSMW
2 9 (4.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.62%) Bower
4 3 (1.62%) Grunt
4 3 (1.62%) gulp
4 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.62%) Yeoman
5 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.08%) NuGet
5 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.54%) Ant
6 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (22.70%) Finance
2 31 (16.76%) Manufacturing
3 26 (14.05%) Publishing
4 23 (12.43%) Retail
5 21 (11.35%) Marketing
6 18 (9.73%) Billing
7 7 (3.78%) Banking
8 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.16%) Front Office
10 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.08%) Legal
12 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (18.92%) Consultant
2 28 (15.14%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (9.19%) Service Manager
3 17 (9.19%) Technical Manager
4 16 (8.65%) Logistics Consultant
4 16 (8.65%) Product Manager
5 15 (8.11%) Technical Services Manager
6 14 (7.57%) Developer
7 12 (6.49%) SAP EWM Consultant
7 12 (6.49%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 11 (5.95%) Data Centre Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) Monitoring Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Architect
9 10 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (4.86%) Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) SAP WM Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.51%) EDI
1 25 (13.51%) IDoc
2 16 (8.65%) .NET
3 7 (3.78%) HTML
4 6 (3.24%) CSS
4 6 (3.24%) REST
5 5 (2.70%) XML
6 4 (2.16%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.16%) RESTful
6 4 (2.16%) SOAP
7 3 (1.62%) JMS
7 3 (1.62%) jQuery
7 3 (1.62%) SAP CO-PA
7 3 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.62%) Web Services
8 2 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.08%) Spring
8 2 (1.08%) WF
9 1 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 50 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.19%) LIMS
5 16 (8.65%) Social Media
6 15 (8.11%) CMDB
6 15 (8.11%) Management Information System
7 12 (6.49%) NHS
8 11 (5.95%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.08%) Robotics
9 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.54%) iPad
10 1 (0.54%) iPhone
10 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.35%) Linux
2 19 (10.27%) Unix
3 16 (8.65%) Windows
4 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.54%) ITIL
2 43 (23.24%) Service Delivery
3 42 (22.70%) Change Management
4 34 (18.38%) Mentoring
5 32 (17.30%) Customer Requirements
5 32 (17.30%) Service Management
6 30 (16.22%) Line Management
7 28 (15.14%) Data Migration
7 28 (15.14%) Migration
8 27 (14.59%) Logistics
9 24 (12.97%) PRINCE2
9 24 (12.97%) Project Management
10 23 (12.43%) Project Planning
10 23 (12.43%) Software Engineering
11 22 (11.89%) Demand Management
11 22 (11.89%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 21 (11.35%) Integration Testing
13 20 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (9.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.14%) ABAP
2 21 (11.35%) SQL
3 20 (10.81%) Java
4 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.57%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.57%) Python
6 13 (7.03%) Ruby
7 12 (6.49%) Perl
8 11 (5.95%) VBScript
9 4 (2.16%) C#
9 4 (2.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.08%) C
10 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.08%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) Ada
11 1 (0.54%) Go
11 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) Degree
2 19 (10.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.57%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.86%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.86%) PMP
5 8 (4.32%) CISSP
5 8 (4.32%) ISEB
6 6 (3.24%) CEH
6 6 (3.24%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (3.24%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.08%) CISA
9 2 (1.08%) CISM
9 2 (1.08%) LPIC
9 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.08%) MCSE
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 10 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.24%) GPG13
3 6 (3.24%) QA
4 3 (1.62%) GDPR
5 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.08%) SLA
6 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.57%) Docker
2 14 (7.57%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.62%) Firmware
6 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) XenApp
7 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (11.89%) SCCM
2 20 (10.81%) SCOM
3 14 (7.57%) SCVMM
4 11 (5.95%) Ansible
4 11 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.95%) Puppet
4 11 (5.95%) Salt
4 11 (5.95%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.16%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.62%) Nagios
7 3 (1.62%) Netcool
8 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.84%) SAP
3 23 (12.43%) VMware
4 20 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 18 (9.73%) Cisco
5 18 (9.73%) Citrix
6 14 (7.57%) BMC
6 14 (7.57%) HP
7 12 (6.49%) Fortinet
8 11 (5.95%) NetApp
9 10 (5.41%) EMC
10 7 (3.78%) Symantec
11 6 (3.24%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.70%) IBM
12 5 (2.70%) McAfee
13 4 (2.16%) Juniper
13 4 (2.16%) Oracle
14 3 (1.62%) Dell
14 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.54%) Apple