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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 49 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.34% 2.40% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.74% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Median salary £33,750 £28,550 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.21% -28.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £23,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 389 584 481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 90.89% 87.56% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 300 530 421
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Lichfield - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (31.03%) OO
3 9 (31.03%) SOLID
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (24.14%) SAP
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) Subversion
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 7 (24.14%) Refactoring
5 7 (24.14%) Selenium
5 7 (24.14%) WCF
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
1 7 (24.14%) Subversion
1 7 (24.14%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.90%) LSMW
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Logistics Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Supply Chain Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.90%) ABAP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Head of Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
2 7 (24.14%) React
2 7 (24.14%) WCF
2 7 (24.14%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) JDBC
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) OO
1 9 (31.03%) SOLID
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Refactoring
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) SOA
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Logistics
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) CITP
3 2 (6.90%) HNC
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) SAP
3 5 (17.24%) JDA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) VMware