Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 60 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 39 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.18% 3.27% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 3.59% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 24
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £29,000 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.79% +1.58% -28.63%
10th Percentile £26,875 £20,625 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £47,375 £45,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 831 863 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 88.97% 90.94% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 682 688 1,082
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent -2 19 £47,500 +11.76%
Tamworth - 10 £53,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +9 6 £46,250 +65.18% 2
Lichfield +5 2 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Stafford +10 1 £27,500 +25.71%
Rugeley - 1 £26,500 - 1
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 19 (48.72%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Retail
4 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Supplier Management
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) SLA
4 10 (25.64%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) IT Strategy
4 10 (25.64%) Degree
5 8 (20.51%) Decision-Making
6 6 (15.38%) Finance
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Games
7 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
8 4 (10.26%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Replication
9 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.69%) Internet
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) SDLC
9 3 (7.69%) Coaching

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Business Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) IT Manager
1 10 (25.64%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Senior Business Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) IT Services Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) DBA
3 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.13%) Auditor
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security Auditor
4 2 (5.13%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.13%) Security Auditor
5 1 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) IT Strategy
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) Supplier Management
4 10 (25.64%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) Decision-Making
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Coaching
8 3 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) CISA
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (2.56%) HNC
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
2 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) EMC
2 1 (2.56%) IFS
2 1 (2.56%) SAP