Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 155 164
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 -52
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 216 186 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.51% 1.88% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.05% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 166 166 156
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,625 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £66,875
England median annual salary £54,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.45% +4.76% +2.94%

Decision-Making 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,792 9,063 10,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.44% 91.46% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,967 7,428 8,293
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the West Midlands

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Decision-Making in the West Midlands

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in the West Midlands

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Birmingham -10 49 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Staffordshire +23 31 £34,000 -2.86% 3
Coventry +16 28 £47,500 -7.77% 2
Shropshire +23 21 £40,500 -41.28% 2
Warwickshire +41 20 £56,000 +31.76% 5
Worcestershire +18 20 £32,500 -36.27% 2
Dudley - 10 £34,000 -
Solihull -15 8 £40,750 -25.91% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Decision-Making 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 72 (33.33%) Finance
2 64 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 60 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (24.07%) SQL
6 45 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 32 (14.81%) Retail
10 30 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 27 (12.50%) Project Management
11 27 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (12.04%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (11.57%) Java
13 25 (11.57%) Change Management
13 25 (11.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (11.11%) DevOps
14 24 (11.11%) Degree
14 24 (11.11%) IT Strategy
15 23 (10.65%) Analytics
16 22 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (10.19%) Windows
17 21 (9.72%) ERP
17 21 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (9.26%) Jenkins
18 20 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (8.80%) VPN
19 19 (8.80%) Firewall

Decision-Making
Co-occurring 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 8 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.31%) Apache
3 5 (2.31%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.85%) CMS
4 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.39%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) DNN
7 1 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (12.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.24%) FastStats
3 6 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.31%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.46%) HFM
5 1 (0.46%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.46%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.46%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.70%) SaaS
4 7 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) Trello
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.80%) Firewall
1 19 (8.80%) VPN
2 7 (3.24%) Internet
3 6 (2.78%) Intranet
4 5 (2.31%) LAN
4 5 (2.31%) WAN
5 4 (1.85%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.39%) DMZ
7 2 (0.93%) FTP
7 2 (0.93%) SAN
7 2 (0.93%) Skype
7 2 (0.93%) SMS
7 2 (0.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.93%) Wireless
8 1 (0.46%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.46%) HTTP
8 1 (0.46%) MQTT
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
8 1 (0.46%) RIP
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.94%) Power BI
5 11 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.93%) Big Data
8 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.46%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (6.02%) TeamCity
4 12 (5.56%) Hudson
4 12 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 12 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (3.70%) Subversion
7 7 (3.24%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.31%) Grunt
8 5 (2.31%) Maven
9 3 (1.39%) JIRA
9 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.93%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 72 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (14.81%) Retail
3 18 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.41%) Marketing
5 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.09%) Automotive
7 5 (2.31%) Games
7 5 (2.31%) Publishing
7 5 (2.31%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.39%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.46%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (23.15%) Analyst
2 33 (15.28%) Developer
3 19 (8.80%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.94%) Business Manager
5 13 (6.02%) IT Manager
6 12 (5.56%) Product Manager
7 11 (5.09%) Architect
7 11 (5.09%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.09%) Consultant
8 10 (4.63%) Business Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.17%) Report Analyst
9 9 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) SSRS Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Analyst
12 5 (2.31%) Administrator
12 5 (2.31%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.31%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 8 (3.70%) Web Services
2 7 (3.24%) React
2 7 (3.24%) RESTful
2 7 (3.24%) WinForms
3 6 (2.78%) XML
4 5 (2.31%) Apache CXF
4 5 (2.31%) Apache Sling
4 5 (2.31%) CSS
4 5 (2.31%) CSS3
4 5 (2.31%) HTML5
4 5 (2.31%) Java EE
4 5 (2.31%) JAX-RS
4 5 (2.31%) jQuery
4 5 (2.31%) JSP
4 5 (2.31%) LDAP
4 5 (2.31%) Lucene
4 5 (2.31%) OSGi
4 5 (2.31%) SOAP
4 5 (2.31%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.17%) Social Media
6 6 (2.78%) NHS
6 6 (2.78%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.31%) Replication
8 4 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.39%) SCADA
10 2 (0.93%) AS400
10 2 (0.93%) iSeries
10 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.46%) FMCG
11 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.19%) Windows
2 7 (3.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (12.50%) Project Management
5 25 (11.57%) Change Management
6 24 (11.11%) DevOps
6 24 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 23 (10.65%) Analytics
8 21 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.72%) ERP
9 19 (8.80%) Strategic Planning
10 18 (8.33%) CRM
11 17 (7.87%) Business Analysis
11 17 (7.87%) Microservices
12 16 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.41%) Migration
12 16 (7.41%) Open Source
12 16 (7.41%) Workflow
13 15 (6.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.07%) SQL
2 25 (11.57%) Java
3 12 (5.56%) Go
3 12 (5.56%) Python
3 12 (5.56%) Ruby
3 12 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.09%) C#
5 6 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.31%) Java 8
7 4 (1.85%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) Delphi
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) R
9 1 (0.46%) RPG
9 1 (0.46%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.46%) Scala
9 1 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.39%) HNC
3 3 (1.39%) ISEB
3 3 (1.39%) MCITP
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.93%) ACCA
4 2 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.93%) HND
4 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.93%) MBA
4 2 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CISA
5 1 (0.46%) CISM
5 1 (0.46%) CISSP
5 1 (0.46%) IIBA
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.46%) MCSA
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.31%) QA
1 5 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.85%) GDPR
2 4 (1.85%) PMO
3 3 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
4 2 (0.93%) DO-160
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (7.41%) Docker
2 11 (5.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.31%) Varnish
5 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 15 (6.94%) Kubernetes
1 15 (6.94%) Puppet
2 12 (5.56%) Ansible
2 12 (5.56%) Consul
2 12 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (5.56%) Grafana
2 12 (5.56%) Graphite
2 12 (5.56%) Nagios
2 12 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.56%) Opsview
2 12 (5.56%) Packer
2 12 (5.56%) Salt
2 12 (5.56%) Terraform
2 12 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.39%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (0.93%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 64 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.48%) SAP
3 9 (4.17%) Tableau
4 8 (3.70%) VMware
5 6 (2.78%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.31%) Adobe
6 5 (2.31%) HP
6 5 (2.31%) hybris
7 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.39%) Cisco
8 3 (1.39%) Citrix
8 3 (1.39%) Dell
8 3 (1.39%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.39%) Intel
8 3 (1.39%) McAfee
8 3 (1.39%) NetApp
8 3 (1.39%) Sophos
9 2 (0.93%) Informatica
9 2 (0.93%) Remedy
9 2 (0.93%) Talend