Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 188 180
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 16 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.40% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.20% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 42
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -46.67% +106.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,200 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £62,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% -36.00% +78.57%

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 3,614 3,482 4,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.22% 90.65% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 2,842 3,190
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,972 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 (43.75%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) iSeries
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Back Office
5 3 (18.75%) AS400
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree

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 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) AS400
2 3 (18.75%) iSeries
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Hardware Maintenance
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) iManage