Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 37 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.07% 2.91% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 3.15% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 26
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +10.39% -5.60%
10th Percentile £21,125 £27,400 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,250 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.69% +3.33% +5.88%

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 1044 1144 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.50% 92.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1006 933
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Stafford +2 14 £28,000 +16.67%
Stoke-on-Trent +12 8 £33,500 -27.96%
Cannock - 6 £22,250 -
Burton-upon-Trent +5 4 £42,500 -
Tamworth - 2 £52,500 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.03%) SLA
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) VMware
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
5 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
5 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.62%) Citrix
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (18.92%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (16.22%) VoIP
9 5 (13.51%) ISEB
9 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
10 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.81%) Windows
10 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Waterfall

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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) Power BI
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) TestRail
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) IT Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) IT Support
4 8 (21.62%) IT Support Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Network Support
6 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Support
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) DBA
8 3 (8.11%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) EPoS
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
4 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) BPMN
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Process Management
5 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) AppSense