Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 52 77
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 +22
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 582 846 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.87% 5.15% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 5.75% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 373 445 485
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -2.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,500 £75,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 13,306 14,705 15,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.51% 89.56% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10,701 11,575 12,656
Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in the Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -13 387 £50,000 +5.26% 57
East Midlands -28 194 £37,500 -25.00% 48
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 146 (25.09%) ITIL
2 138 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (21.99%) Microsoft
4 125 (21.48%) Finance
5 123 (21.13%) Degree
6 117 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
7 100 (17.18%) Data Centre
8 98 (16.84%) JavaScript
9 84 (14.43%) Service Delivery
10 78 (13.40%) HTML
11 75 (12.89%) .NET
12 72 (12.37%) Software Engineering
13 71 (12.20%) Project Management
14 66 (11.34%) C#
15 65 (11.17%) Computer Science
16 64 (11.00%) Mentoring
17 63 (10.82%) Test Automation
17 63 (10.82%) SQL
18 61 (10.48%) Manufacturing
19 59 (10.14%) Change Management
20 57 (9.79%) Retail
21 56 (9.62%) CSS
21 56 (9.62%) Line Management
22 55 (9.45%) SQL Server
22 55 (9.45%) Java
23 53 (9.11%) SAP
23 53 (9.11%) Customer Requirements
24 50 (8.59%) VMware
25 49 (8.42%) ASP.NET
25 49 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure

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 25 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.75%) NServiceBus
2 16 (2.75%) Sitefinity
3 11 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.69%) Apache
4 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.69%) SAS
5 3 (0.52%) nginx
5 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.34%) Confluence
6 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Documentum
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.72%) SAP CO
2 10 (1.72%) SAP FI
2 10 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.20%) assyst
3 7 (1.20%) SAP EWM
4 5 (0.86%) SAP QM
5 4 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.69%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.52%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.34%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.34%) Exstream
7 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.17%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (4.98%) PaaS
4 28 (4.81%) SaaS
5 22 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.06%) IaaS
8 8 (1.37%) Office 365
9 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.69%) GitHub
11 4 (0.69%) Serverless
12 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.87%) Firewall
2 20 (3.44%) LAN
2 20 (3.44%) WAN
3 15 (2.58%) OSPF
4 12 (2.06%) MPLS
5 11 (1.89%) Broadband
5 11 (1.89%) NetScaler
6 10 (1.72%) VPN
7 8 (1.37%) Internet
8 7 (1.20%) DHCP
8 7 (1.20%) DNS
8 7 (1.20%) SMS
8 7 (1.20%) SNMP
8 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.03%) BGP
9 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.03%) FWSM
9 6 (1.03%) IPsec
9 6 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.58%) Power BI
6 10 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.55%) MySQL
8 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.03%) BigQuery
9 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.52%) OLAP
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.34%) DB2
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 33 (5.67%) eCATT
1 33 (5.67%) LSMW
2 19 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (2.58%) JIRA
5 14 (2.41%) Selenium
6 12 (2.06%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.37%) TestRail
8 7 (1.20%) Android Studio
9 6 (1.03%) VersionOne
9 6 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.86%) JUnit
11 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.69%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.52%) Grunt
12 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (21.48%) Finance
2 61 (10.48%) Manufacturing
3 57 (9.79%) Retail
4 45 (7.73%) Publishing
5 28 (4.81%) Billing
6 27 (4.64%) Marketing
7 14 (2.41%) Local Government
8 13 (2.23%) Banking
9 11 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.72%) Automotive
10 10 (1.72%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.55%) Games
12 6 (1.03%) Electronics
12 6 (1.03%) Law
13 5 (0.86%) Legal
14 4 (0.69%) Advertising
14 4 (0.69%) Front Office
15 2 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (18.90%) Developer
2 88 (15.12%) Analyst
3 56 (9.62%) Consultant
4 47 (8.08%) SAP Consultant
5 34 (5.84%) Service Manager
6 30 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 29 (4.98%) Architect
7 29 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.12%) Technical Specialist
10 23 (3.95%) IT Manager
11 22 (3.78%) Technical Manager
12 19 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (3.09%) Business Analyst
13 18 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.09%) C# Developer
13 18 (3.09%) Logistics Consultant
13 18 (3.09%) Technical Services Manager
14 17 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (2.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.40%) HTML
2 75 (12.89%) .NET
3 56 (9.62%) CSS
4 49 (8.42%) ASP.NET
5 44 (7.56%) HTML5
6 40 (6.87%) AngularJS
7 38 (6.53%) EDI
8 33 (5.67%) IDoc
9 30 (5.15%) jQuery
10 29 (4.98%) REST
11 28 (4.81%) Node.js
12 23 (3.95%) React
13 21 (3.61%) CSS3
13 21 (3.61%) XML
14 19 (3.26%) JSON
15 18 (3.09%) .NET Framework
15 18 (3.09%) Spring
16 17 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (2.75%) Entity Framework
17 16 (2.75%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 117 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (17.18%) Data Centre
3 65 (11.17%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (4.47%) LIMS
6 23 (3.95%) Public Cloud
7 21 (3.61%) CMDB
8 20 (3.44%) Social Media
9 17 (2.92%) User Experience
10 12 (2.06%) iPhone
11 10 (1.72%) NHS
12 9 (1.55%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.55%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.03%) BBC
15 6 (1.03%) Mobile Games
15 6 (1.03%) Online Gambling
15 6 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.90%) Windows
2 37 (6.36%) Linux
3 24 (4.12%) Unix
4 15 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.06%) Android
6 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) SUSE
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (25.09%) ITIL
2 138 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (14.43%) Service Delivery
4 72 (12.37%) Software Engineering
5 71 (12.20%) Project Management
6 64 (11.00%) Mentoring
7 63 (10.82%) Test Automation
8 59 (10.14%) Change Management
9 56 (9.62%) Line Management
10 53 (9.11%) Customer Requirements
11 47 (8.08%) Logistics
12 46 (7.90%) PRINCE2
13 44 (7.56%) Integration Testing
14 43 (7.39%) Data Migration
14 43 (7.39%) MVC
15 41 (7.04%) Migration
16 39 (6.70%) Scrum
17 38 (6.53%) IT Strategy
18 37 (6.36%) Coaching
18 37 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.84%) JavaScript
2 66 (11.34%) C#
3 63 (10.82%) SQL
4 55 (9.45%) Java
5 40 (6.87%) ABAP
6 25 (4.30%) C
7 22 (3.78%) Python
8 19 (3.26%) Perl
9 14 (2.41%) C++
9 14 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.89%) Ruby
10 11 (1.89%) VBScript
11 8 (1.37%) VBA
12 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.69%) Ada
13 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.69%) PHP
14 3 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 123 (21.13%) Degree
2 36 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
3 26 (4.47%) MCP
4 23 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.09%) ISEB
6 16 (2.75%) CISSP
6 16 (2.75%) MCPD
6 16 (2.75%) PMI Certification
6 16 (2.75%) PMP
7 11 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.20%) SSCP
11 6 (1.03%) CCNP
11 6 (1.03%) CEH
11 6 (1.03%) CISM
11 6 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (0.86%) CCNA
12 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.33%) SLA
2 28 (4.81%) QA
3 17 (2.92%) PMO
4 11 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.37%) GDPR
6 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.03%) COBIT
7 6 (1.03%) GPG13
8 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.69%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 49 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (3.44%) Docker
4 19 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.06%) XenApp
6 11 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.89%) vSphere
6 11 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.55%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.52%) Firmware
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (5.50%) SCVMM
2 17 (2.92%) Ansible
3 16 (2.75%) SCCM
4 12 (2.06%) SCOM
5 11 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.89%) Puppet
5 11 (1.89%) Salt
6 10 (1.72%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.72%) vMotion
7 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.86%) Terraform
9 3 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.34%) Nagios
10 2 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 128 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.11%) SAP
3 50 (8.59%) VMware
4 39 (6.70%) Citrix
5 27 (4.64%) Cisco
6 25 (4.30%) CheckPoint
7 23 (3.95%) BMC
8 19 (3.26%) HP
9 16 (2.75%) Fortinet
10 15 (2.58%) Oracle
11 11 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.72%) Google
12 10 (1.72%) Ivanti
13 9 (1.55%) Juniper
14 8 (1.37%) EMC
14 8 (1.37%) NetApp
15 7 (1.20%) Tableau
16 6 (1.03%) F5
16 6 (1.03%) Intel
16 6 (1.03%) ServiceNow