The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Business Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 238 208
Rank change year-on-year +29 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Business Process Improvement 4 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.086% 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.093% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,600 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £51,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% -6.00%  

Business Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4187 5362 4198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.89% 88.10% 83.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3396 4320 3502
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.35% +3.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,898
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Business Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +27 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £100,000 -
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Business Process 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 8 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) hybris
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) SAP LE
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP LE
1 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Improvement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (12.50%) CIO
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP MM Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP MM Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Services Director
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) hybris
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP