Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 178 180
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 15 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.40% 0.21% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.23% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 36
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -56.25% +23.08%
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -56.25% +128.57%

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 3,415 3,458 3,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.25% 91.24% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,446 2,698 3,033
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £66,250 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (60.00%) Service Management
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (53.33%) Supplier Management
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) Decision-Making
2 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Logistics
3 6 (40.00%) ERP
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Back Office
5 2 (13.33%) AS400
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) iSeries

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Service Management
2 8 (53.33%) Decision-Making
2 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (53.33%) Supplier Management
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) ERP
3 6 (40.00%) Logistics
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) iManage