Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Tech Ops skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Tech Ops over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Operations (TechOps)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 166 173
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Tech Ops 67 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.71% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.87% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 11
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £41,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.72% -40.36% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £28,325 £65,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £34,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +66.67% -4.83% -21.62%

Tech Ops 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 3,576 3,462 4,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.04% 90.68% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,567 2,825 3,207
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,741 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Tech Ops
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Tech Ops as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Tech Ops in Birmingham

Tech Ops
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Tech Ops in Birmingham

Tech Ops
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tech Ops in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Tech Ops in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Tech Ops 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 Tech Ops.

1 60 (89.55%) Data Centre
2 55 (82.09%) Microsoft
3 50 (74.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 50 (74.63%) Service Delivery
4 37 (55.22%) Change Management
5 36 (53.73%) ITIL
6 27 (40.30%) Service Management
7 25 (37.31%) Matrix Management
7 25 (37.31%) Line Management
8 22 (32.84%) Validation
9 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.96%) CSS
10 6 (8.96%) HTML
10 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
10 6 (8.96%) PHP
10 6 (8.96%) Office 365
10 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (8.96%) Public Cloud
11 5 (7.46%) Web Development
12 4 (5.97%) Time Management
13 3 (4.48%) GDPR
13 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
13 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.48%) Sass
13 3 (4.48%) MySQL
13 3 (4.48%) XML
14 2 (2.99%) Linux
14 2 (2.99%) MVC
14 2 (2.99%) CMS

Tech Ops
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 (2.99%) CMS
1 2 (2.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Service Manager
1 33 (49.25%) Technical Manager
1 33 (49.25%) Technical Services Manager
2 23 (34.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
4 5 (7.46%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (2.99%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.99%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.49%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) CSS
1 6 (8.96%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.48%) Sass
2 3 (4.48%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) CakePHP
3 2 (2.99%) Ember.js
3 2 (2.99%) LESS
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 60 (89.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Service Delivery
2 37 (55.22%) Change Management
3 36 (53.73%) ITIL
4 27 (40.30%) Service Management
5 25 (37.31%) Line Management
5 25 (37.31%) Matrix Management
6 22 (32.84%) Validation
7 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.46%) Web Development
9 4 (5.97%) Time Management
10 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.99%) Content Management
11 2 (2.99%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.99%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.99%) MVC
11 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.99%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.49%) A/B Testing
12 1 (1.49%) Analytics
12 1 (1.49%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
1 6 (8.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 50 (74.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (82.09%) Microsoft