Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 41 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.39% 5.06% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 5.54% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 30
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +2.15%
10th Percentile £36,375 £31,250 £32,350
90th Percentile £55,525 £51,750 £55,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 518 578 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 91.04% 91.31% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 464 512 787
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,375 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £60,100
West Midlands median annual salary £46,718 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.82% +7.14% +3.70%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +13 14 £46,250 +15.63% 8
Rugeley - 5 - -
Lichfield - 2 £31,250 -
Burntwood - 1 £62,500 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Internet
2 8 (32.00%) Change Management
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
5 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Time Management
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Python
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) C#

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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Internet
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) VoIP
2 5 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Auditor
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Auditor
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Auditor
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) CSS3
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) HTML5
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.00%) STL
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Change Management
2 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.00%) C#
1 3 (12.00%) Go
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) Python
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) logstash
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Prometheus
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) NetApp
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Sage