Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 42 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.53% 5.31% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 5.70% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 31
Staffordshire median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £20,900 £30,950 £21,125
90th Percentile £48,750 £59,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% -4.74%

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 590 737 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.63% 93.17% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 516 600 767
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,725 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 +15 16 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Burton-upon-Trent +3 4 £47,500 -
Burntwood - 4 £45,000 -
Stafford - 4 £32,500 - 2
Rugeley +3 3 - - 2
Lichfield -6 1 £20,000 -42.86% 2
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 10 (27.78%) SQL
1 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (25.00%) QA
3 8 (22.22%) User Experience
4 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
4 7 (19.44%) SLA
5 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) ERP
7 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (11.11%) Sage
7 4 (11.11%) Internet
7 4 (11.11%) Android
7 4 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DHCP
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) VoIP
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Appium
1 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 3 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 5 (13.89%) IT Support
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Designer
3 4 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Platform Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 4 (11.11%) UX Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) CSS3
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Change Control
6 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Typography
6 4 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) Go
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 7 (19.44%) SLA
3 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Sage
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) NICE Systems
4 1 (2.78%) VMware