Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 37 51 43
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 660 397 360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.98% 4.87% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 5.31% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 400 303 271
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,148 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.30% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £57,625
90th Percentile £78,385 £73,500 £65,550
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

Continuous Improvement 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,299 7,474 6,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.24% 91.63% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,799 5,775 5,537
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +2.27%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £78,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -6 427 £53,300 +4.51% 63
East Midlands +45 234 £45,000 +2.27% 36
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 250 (37.88%) Agile
2 211 (31.97%) Social Skills
3 156 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
5 123 (18.64%) Coaching
6 117 (17.73%) ITIL
7 114 (17.27%) Finance
8 111 (16.82%) Microsoft
9 107 (16.21%) DevOps
10 106 (16.06%) Azure
11 102 (15.45%) Degree
12 100 (15.15%) Scrum
13 82 (12.42%) SLA
13 82 (12.42%) Mentoring
14 79 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (11.21%) Project Management
16 65 (9.85%) SQL Server
16 65 (9.85%) Servant Leadership
17 62 (9.39%) C#
18 58 (8.79%) Management Information System
18 58 (8.79%) .NET
19 56 (8.48%) Windows
20 55 (8.33%) Service Delivery
20 55 (8.33%) Service Management
20 55 (8.33%) Law
21 54 (8.18%) JIRA
21 54 (8.18%) Emotional Intelligence
21 54 (8.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
22 53 (8.03%) Presentation Skills
23 52 (7.88%) Test Automation

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 28 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.94%) Confluence
3 8 (1.21%) CMS
4 5 (0.76%) Apache
4 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
4 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.45%) Headless CMS
5 3 (0.45%) OpenROAD
5 3 (0.45%) SAS
5 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.30%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.21%) Simulink
4 6 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (1.06%) SAP SD
3 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 106 (16.06%) Azure
2 45 (6.82%) AWS
3 29 (4.39%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (3.18%) Power Platform
5 20 (3.03%) SaaS
6 12 (1.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 12 (1.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 11 (1.67%) PaaS
8 9 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.21%) Serverless
10 6 (0.91%) GCP
10 6 (0.91%) GitHub
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.76%) Datadog
11 5 (0.76%) IaaS
11 5 (0.76%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.48%) DNS
2 17 (2.58%) Firewall
2 17 (2.58%) VoIP
3 13 (1.97%) DHCP
3 13 (1.97%) FTP
4 11 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.67%) WAN
5 10 (1.52%) VPN
5 10 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.36%) LAN
7 8 (1.21%) SNMP
7 8 (1.21%) SSL
7 8 (1.21%) VLAN
8 7 (1.06%) Broadband
8 7 (1.06%) IPsec
8 7 (1.06%) SSH
9 6 (0.91%) SMTP
10 5 (0.76%) SAN
11 4 (0.61%) Network Security
11 4 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.73%) Power BI
3 15 (2.27%) Tableau
4 14 (2.12%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.06%) Big Data
7 7 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.06%) InfluxDB
7 7 (1.06%) Ingres
8 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.91%) MySQL
8 6 (0.91%) SQLite
9 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.61%) Metadata
10 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.45%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 54 (8.18%) JIRA
2 18 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.06%) Ranorex
6 7 (1.06%) Tricentis qTest
7 6 (0.91%) Selenium
8 5 (0.76%) git-flow
9 4 (0.61%) JMeter
10 3 (0.45%) GitLab
10 3 (0.45%) LSMW
10 3 (0.45%) Postman
10 3 (0.45%) PVCS
10 3 (0.45%) Serenity BDD
10 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.45%) TestRail
11 2 (0.30%) Crucible
General
1 211 (31.97%) Social Skills
2 156 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (17.27%) Finance
4 55 (8.33%) Law
5 53 (8.03%) Presentation Skills
6 37 (5.61%) Automotive
7 36 (5.45%) Influencing Skills
7 36 (5.45%) Retail
8 34 (5.15%) Manufacturing
9 30 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
10 28 (4.24%) Public Sector
11 27 (4.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 22 (3.33%) Legal
13 21 (3.18%) Marketing
14 14 (2.12%) Aerospace
15 13 (1.97%) Documentation Skills
16 12 (1.82%) Aviation
16 12 (1.82%) Games
17 9 (1.36%) Billing
18 7 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (15.91%) Analyst
2 59 (8.94%) Developer
3 39 (5.91%) Support Engineer
4 38 (5.76%) IT Manager
5 29 (4.39%) Team Leader
6 28 (4.24%) Support Analyst
6 28 (4.24%) Technical Engineer
7 27 (4.09%) Applications Support
8 23 (3.48%) Technical Support
8 23 (3.48%) Technical Support Engineer
9 21 (3.18%) Senior Manager
10 20 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (2.88%) Business Analyst
12 17 (2.58%) Agile Coach
13 16 (2.42%) Architect
14 15 (2.27%) .NET Developer
14 15 (2.27%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.27%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.12%) Consultant
15 14 (2.12%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.79%) .NET
2 20 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 17 (2.58%) Lightning Web Components
3 17 (2.58%) REST
4 13 (1.97%) Kafka
4 13 (1.97%) WCF
4 13 (1.97%) WPF
5 12 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.67%) HTML
6 11 (1.67%) RESTful
7 10 (1.52%) Entity Framework
8 9 (1.36%) XML
9 8 (1.21%) .NET Core
9 8 (1.21%) React
10 7 (1.06%) ASP.NET Core
11 6 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.91%) CSS
11 6 (0.91%) Spring
11 6 (0.91%) Spring Boot
12 5 (0.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 33 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 26 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.33%) User Experience
5 18 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.27%) Legacy Systems
7 12 (1.82%) NHS
8 10 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.91%) PMI
10 6 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.91%) Wiki
11 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.76%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.76%) FMCG
12 4 (0.61%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.61%) Podcast
12 4 (0.61%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.61%) SCORM
12 4 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.48%) Windows
2 30 (4.55%) Linux
3 21 (3.18%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.21%) Android
4 8 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.91%) Unix
7 5 (0.76%) Solaris
8 4 (0.61%) CentOS
9 3 (0.45%) VMS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (37.88%) Agile
2 149 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
3 123 (18.64%) Coaching
4 117 (17.73%) ITIL
5 107 (16.21%) DevOps
6 100 (15.15%) Scrum
7 82 (12.42%) Mentoring
8 79 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (11.21%) Project Management
10 65 (9.85%) Servant Leadership
11 55 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 55 (8.33%) Service Management
12 54 (8.18%) Emotional Intelligence
12 54 (8.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 52 (7.88%) Test Automation
14 49 (7.42%) Creative Thinking
14 49 (7.42%) Project Delivery
15 47 (7.12%) Change Management
15 47 (7.12%) Collaborative Working
15 47 (7.12%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.39%) C#
2 51 (7.73%) Python
3 50 (7.58%) SQL
4 33 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.48%) Java
7 20 (3.03%) C
7 20 (3.03%) C++
8 15 (2.27%) Apex Code
8 15 (2.27%) Bash
9 12 (1.82%) R
10 8 (1.21%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.45%) Ingres ABF
12 3 (0.45%) Perl
12 3 (0.45%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.30%) Go
13 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.15%) ABAP
14 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (15.45%) Degree
2 14 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 14 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.82%) CCNA
4 12 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.36%) CISSP
6 8 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.06%) CWNA
7 7 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.91%) CCNP
8 6 (0.91%) CISA
8 6 (0.91%) CISM
8 6 (0.91%) HNC
9 5 (0.76%) MBA
9 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (12.42%) SLA
2 36 (5.45%) QA
3 32 (4.85%) PMO
4 26 (3.94%) GDPR
5 23 (3.48%) Data Quality
6 15 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (1.52%) ISO 9001
8 9 (1.36%) NIST
9 6 (0.91%) Accessibility
10 5 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.61%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.45%) COBIT
12 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.45%) P3O
12 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.30%) GRC
13 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.30%) NCSC
14 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.73%) Docker
3 12 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.91%) Firmware
5 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.61%) XenApp
6 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (2.73%) Terraform
2 16 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 8 (1.21%) Grafana
3 8 (1.21%) SCCM
4 7 (1.06%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.45%) Ansible
6 3 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.45%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 111 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (3.79%) SAP
4 23 (3.48%) ServiceNow
5 21 (3.18%) Oracle
6 18 (2.73%) VMware
7 15 (2.27%) Cisco
8 12 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.21%) ExtraHop
9 8 (1.21%) Meraki
10 7 (1.06%) Actian
10 7 (1.06%) Forcepoint
10 7 (1.06%) Telerik
10 7 (1.06%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.91%) IBM
12 5 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.76%) NCR
12 5 (0.76%) Veritas
13 4 (0.61%) Adobe
13 4 (0.61%) MuleSoft