Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 189 159
Rank change year-on-year -3 -30 +1
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 6 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.73% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 11
Birmingham median annual salary £50,750 £48,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% +37.14% -47.37%
10th Percentile £40,625 £32,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £80,750 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -46.15%

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 3433 4123 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.10% 89.63% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3020 2785
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,765 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.62% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking 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 Innovative Thinking.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) HTML

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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Client Director
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Support
2 1 (16.67%) Insight Director
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft