Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 59 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.48% 3.10% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 3.51% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 28
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -18.60% +11.69%
10th Percentile £31,213 £21,125 £24,550
90th Percentile £54,375 £53,500 £49,825
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

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 686 1,054 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 93.97% 88.27% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 579 854 1,041
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £58,525 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +9 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +3 12 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Lichfield +19 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Tamworth +14 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Leek - 3 £32,500 - 1
Cannock -2 1 £32,500 +46.07%
Rugeley - 1 £26,500 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 18 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) Information Security
3 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (22.50%) WLAN
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (20.00%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) ADSL
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) VoIP
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco
7 6 (15.00%) CCNP
7 6 (15.00%) CCNA
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.00%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) Wireless
7 6 (15.00%) Data Security
7 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (15.00%) Network Design
7 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Infor LN
1 1 (2.50%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) IaaS
2 5 (12.50%) PaaS
2 5 (12.50%) SaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) WLAN
3 8 (20.00%) LAN
3 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (15.00%) ADSL
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (15.00%) Internet
4 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
4 6 (15.00%) VoIP
4 6 (15.00%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
5 3 (7.50%) MPLS
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) SNMP
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Information Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Auditor
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security Auditor
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Auditor
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (27.50%) Information Security
3 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (15.00%) Data Privacy
5 6 (15.00%) Data Security
5 6 (15.00%) Internal Audit
5 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (15.00%) Network Design
5 6 (15.00%) Network Management
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VBA
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CCNA
1 6 (15.00%) CCNP
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) MCITP
5 2 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) HNC
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (15.00%) GDPR
4 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.00%) QA
5 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Epicor
5 1 (2.50%) IFS
5 1 (2.50%) Infor