Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 193 193
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 -25
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 13 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.36% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.17% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 16
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £50,750 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.14% +5.73% +37.14%
10th Percentile £24,638 £40,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,000 £80,750
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% +18.75% +14.29%

Innovative Thinking 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 3,250 3,479 4,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.04% 91.79% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,302 2,716 3,105
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Innovative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in Birmingham

Innovative Thinking
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Innovative Thinking in Birmingham

Innovative Thinking
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking 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 Innovative Thinking.

1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Axway
3 4 (30.77%) NetSuite
3 4 (30.77%) SEEBURGER
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) IFS
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (30.77%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (30.77%) RPG
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) FTP
3 4 (30.77%) B2B
3 4 (30.77%) EDI
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) JD Edwards
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio

Innovative Thinking
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 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (30.77%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (30.77%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) C# Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate Test Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SOA Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) EDI
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) B2B
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) RPG
2 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Axway
1 4 (30.77%) IFS
1 4 (30.77%) JD Edwards
1 4 (30.77%) SEEBURGER
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft