Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 29 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.43% 3.64% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 4.12% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 4
Shropshire median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +10.77% -
10th Percentile £22,579 £25,650 £30,375
90th Percentile £59,963 £45,675 £41,625
West Midlands median annual salary £45,250 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.69% +3.33% +5.88%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 368 510 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 81.60% 88.39% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 263 385 246
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,300 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,713 £58,750 £65,240
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Shropshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Shropshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Shropshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Shropshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Telford +3 28 £50,000 +27.39% 3
Shrewsbury -4 1 £38,500 +45.28%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) TDD
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Kanban
2 11 (37.93%) IT Strategy
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 9 (31.03%) Validation
4 9 (31.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 9 (31.03%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (31.03%) Terraform
4 9 (31.03%) Grafana
4 9 (31.03%) Data Analytics
4 9 (31.03%) Analytics
4 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) Ansible
4 9 (31.03%) Docker
4 9 (31.03%) Public Cloud
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (31.03%) Puppet
4 9 (31.03%) Splunk
5 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) Change Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) AWS Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Change Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) IT Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Relationships Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Relationships Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Supplier Relationship Manager
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Flash
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) J2ME
2 2 (6.90%) JSP
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Public Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) IT Strategy
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Kanban
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
2 11 (37.93%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Analytics
3 9 (31.03%) Data Analytics
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (31.03%) Validation
3 9 (31.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Case Management
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery Management
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Contract Management
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Delphi
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Ansible
1 9 (31.03%) Grafana
1 9 (31.03%) Puppet
1 9 (31.03%) Terraform
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (31.03%) Splunk
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) webMethods
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Progress