Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 54 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 +31 +5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 42 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.10% 4.25% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 4.76% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 18
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.64% -34.12% +11.84%
10th Percentile £31,363 £20,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £56,250 £45,925
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 757 925 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 91.98% 89.37% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 620 736 1,038
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,025 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -1 18 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +9 14 £48,750 +54.76% 4
Tamworth +8 4 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Lichfield +19 3 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Rugeley - 1 £26,500 - 1
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 (45.24%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (23.81%) IT Strategy
3 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 10 (23.81%) Information Security
3 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) Decision-Making
5 8 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Internal Audit
6 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.67%) Firewall
6 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (14.29%) Data Security
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (14.29%) GDPR
7 6 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (11.90%) IaaS
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (11.90%) SaaS
8 5 (11.90%) PaaS
8 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
8 5 (11.90%) CISSP
8 5 (11.90%) SQL

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 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Infor LN
1 1 (2.38%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) IaaS
2 5 (11.90%) PaaS
2 5 (11.90%) SaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) SMS
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) WLAN
5 1 (2.38%) ADSL
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) SNMP
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Auditor
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security Auditor
4 3 (7.14%) Security Auditor
4 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Head of Technology
6 1 (2.38%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
5 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (23.81%) Information Security
2 10 (23.81%) IT Strategy
3 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Decision-Making
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Data Security
7 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
7 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
9 3 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CISSP
2 3 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (4.76%) CISA
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (14.29%) GDPR
4 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.76%) QA
6 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco
2 1 (2.38%) EMC
2 1 (2.38%) Epicor
2 1 (2.38%) IFS
2 1 (2.38%) Infor
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) VMware