Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 26 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +45 +35
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 220 325 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.03% 7.88% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 8.69% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51 115 116
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,000 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

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 3,282 3,741 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.97% 90.71% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,409 2,793 2,945
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 104 (47.27%) ITIL
2 92 (41.82%) Data Centre
3 86 (39.09%) Degree
4 78 (35.45%) Service Delivery
5 70 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (26.36%) Microsoft
7 55 (25.00%) Line Management
8 54 (24.55%) Software Engineering
9 52 (23.64%) Finance
10 47 (21.36%) Publishing
10 47 (21.36%) Computer Science
11 46 (20.91%) SAP
11 46 (20.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 45 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (20.45%) Manufacturing
12 45 (20.45%) VMware
13 44 (20.00%) Citrix
14 42 (19.09%) Integration Testing
15 41 (18.64%) Retail
16 39 (17.73%) SCVMM
16 39 (17.73%) Data Migration
17 38 (17.27%) Change Management
18 37 (16.82%) ABAP
19 34 (15.45%) Project Management
19 34 (15.45%) Mentoring
20 33 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
21 31 (14.09%) Presales
21 31 (14.09%) Root Cause Analysis
21 31 (14.09%) Migration
21 31 (14.09%) Requirements Analysis

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 18 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.45%) CMS
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.09%) SAP CO
1 9 (4.09%) SAP FI
1 9 (4.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (3.18%) SAP EWM
2 7 (3.18%) SAP QM
3 5 (2.27%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (1.82%) assyst
4 4 (1.82%) SAP HCM
5 3 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (1.36%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.64%) PaaS
2 29 (13.18%) SaaS
3 28 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (10.45%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.64%) IaaS
7 7 (3.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.18%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) Firewall
2 17 (7.73%) OSPF
3 16 (7.27%) NetScaler
4 10 (4.55%) LAN
4 10 (4.55%) WAN
5 9 (4.09%) BGP
5 9 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (4.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (4.09%) DHCP
5 9 (4.09%) DNS
5 9 (4.09%) FWSM
5 9 (4.09%) IPsec
5 9 (4.09%) SNMP
5 9 (4.09%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (4.09%) VPN
6 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.45%) Modbus
7 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) MySQL
3 2 (0.91%) DB2
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) KDB
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (13.64%) eCATT
1 30 (13.64%) LSMW
2 9 (4.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.91%) Bower
5 2 (0.91%) Grunt
5 2 (0.91%) gulp
5 2 (0.91%) Selenium
5 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.91%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.45%) Ant
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (23.64%) Finance
2 47 (21.36%) Publishing
3 45 (20.45%) Manufacturing
4 41 (18.64%) Retail
5 27 (12.27%) Billing
6 25 (11.36%) Marketing
7 9 (4.09%) General Ledger
8 5 (2.27%) Banking
9 4 (1.82%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.36%) Front Office
10 3 (1.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (22.73%) Consultant
2 42 (19.09%) SAP Consultant
3 29 (13.18%) Service Manager
4 28 (12.73%) Technical Specialist
5 23 (10.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 21 (9.55%) Technical Manager
6 21 (9.55%) Technical Services Manager
7 17 (7.73%) Product Manager
8 15 (6.82%) Logistics Consultant
9 11 (5.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
10 10 (4.55%) Developer
10 10 (4.55%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.09%) Citrix Specialist
11 9 (4.09%) Citrix Technical Specialist
11 9 (4.09%) SAP CO Consultant
11 9 (4.09%) SAP EWM Consultant
11 9 (4.09%) SAP FI Consultant
11 9 (4.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 9 (4.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 9 (4.09%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.64%) EDI
1 30 (13.64%) IDoc
2 10 (4.55%) LDAP
3 9 (4.09%) REST
4 8 (3.64%) .NET
5 7 (3.18%) Spring
6 5 (2.27%) jQuery
7 3 (1.36%) Web Services
8 2 (0.91%) RESTful
8 2 (0.91%) XML
9 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.45%) Express
9 1 (0.45%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.45%) HTML
9 1 (0.45%) Node.js
9 1 (0.45%) Sequelize
9 1 (0.45%) SOAP
9 1 (0.45%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 92 (41.82%) Data Centre
2 70 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (21.36%) Computer Science
4 27 (12.27%) LIMS
5 26 (11.82%) CMDB
6 24 (10.91%) Public Cloud
7 22 (10.00%) Social Media
8 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.09%) PKI
10 4 (1.82%) User Experience
11 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.36%) NHS
12 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.45%) Derivative
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.45%) Equities
13 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.00%) Windows
2 16 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.00%) Linux
4 8 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.27%) ITIL
2 78 (35.45%) Service Delivery
3 55 (25.00%) Line Management
4 54 (24.55%) Software Engineering
5 42 (19.09%) Integration Testing
6 39 (17.73%) Data Migration
7 38 (17.27%) Change Management
8 34 (15.45%) Mentoring
8 34 (15.45%) Project Management
9 33 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
10 31 (14.09%) Logistics
10 31 (14.09%) Migration
10 31 (14.09%) Presales
10 31 (14.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 31 (14.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 29 (13.18%) Project Planning
11 29 (13.18%) Service Management
12 27 (12.27%) Demand Management
12 27 (12.27%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 26 (11.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.82%) ABAP
2 15 (6.82%) Java
3 10 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.55%) SQL
4 9 (4.09%) Python
5 8 (3.64%) Perl
6 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.18%) Ruby
6 7 (3.18%) VBScript
7 4 (1.82%) C#
8 3 (1.36%) C
9 1 (0.45%) Ada
9 1 (0.45%) Go
9 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (39.09%) Degree
2 46 (20.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (7.73%) PMI Certification
4 17 (7.73%) PMP
5 15 (6.82%) MCP
6 14 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.09%) CCNP
7 9 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.64%) ISEB
9 6 (2.73%) CISSP
10 5 (2.27%) CEH
10 5 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.45%) CISA
12 1 (0.45%) CISM
12 1 (0.45%) MCSE
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.18%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.27%) GPG13
3 5 (2.27%) QA
4 4 (1.82%) GDPR
4 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.45%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.18%) XenApp
5 16 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (7.27%) vSphere
5 16 (7.27%) XenDesktop
6 11 (5.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (4.09%) Docker
8 1 (0.45%) Firmware
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (17.73%) SCVMM
2 16 (7.27%) vCenter Server
2 16 (7.27%) vMotion
3 8 (3.64%) SCCM
4 7 (3.18%) Ansible
4 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.18%) Puppet
4 7 (3.18%) Salt
4 7 (3.18%) SCOM
5 4 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.91%) SAP
3 45 (20.45%) VMware
4 44 (20.00%) Citrix
5 28 (12.73%) CheckPoint
6 23 (10.45%) BMC
6 23 (10.45%) Cisco
7 21 (9.55%) Fortinet
8 16 (7.27%) Ivanti
9 14 (6.36%) HP
10 11 (5.00%) Juniper
11 9 (4.09%) CA
11 9 (4.09%) F5
11 9 (4.09%) ServiceNow
12 8 (3.64%) EMC
12 8 (3.64%) NetApp
13 3 (1.36%) IBM
13 3 (1.36%) McAfee
13 3 (1.36%) Symantec
14 2 (0.91%) Intel