Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 150 165
Rank change year-on-year +34 +15 -51
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 182 179 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.37% 1.83% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.02% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 132 151 145
West Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +3.22%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 6,998 8,851 9,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.24% 90.73% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,240 6,991 7,560
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Birmingham -10 60 £62,500 +31.58% 15
Coventry +28 36 £47,500 -8.87% 2
Warwickshire +28 17 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Worcestershire -15 16 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Shropshire +9 15 - - 1
Staffordshire +21 8 £41,500 -23.85% 2
Herefordshire -4 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Solihull +7 4 £27,500 -43.59% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £92,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £36,500 -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 62 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.97%) Finance
3 51 (28.02%) Microsoft
4 43 (23.63%) Management Information System
5 41 (22.53%) SQL
5 41 (22.53%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (21.43%) Project Management
7 35 (19.23%) Java
8 32 (17.58%) SQL Server
8 32 (17.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (15.93%) Retail
11 28 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (13.74%) IT Strategy
14 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (13.19%) ITIL
15 21 (11.54%) ETL
15 21 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
15 21 (11.54%) SDLC
15 21 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (10.99%) Workflow
16 20 (10.99%) PRINCE2
17 19 (10.44%) Degree
18 18 (9.89%) Telecoms
18 18 (9.89%) Firewall
18 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (9.89%) DevOps
19 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (9.34%) ERP

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 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.65%) Apache
3 3 (1.65%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) DNN
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.10%) SAS
4 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.55%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) SPSS
6 1 (0.55%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.55%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.65%) FastStats
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.10%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.55%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.85%) Office 365
4 5 (2.75%) SaaS
5 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.10%) Serverless
6 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.89%) Firewall
2 12 (6.59%) VPN
3 6 (3.30%) Intranet
4 4 (2.20%) LAN
4 4 (2.20%) WAN
5 3 (1.65%) VLAN
5 3 (1.65%) VoIP
6 2 (1.10%) DWDM
6 2 (1.10%) FTP
6 2 (1.10%) Network Security
6 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.55%) DMZ
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.49%) Power BI
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.40%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.75%) Impala
8 4 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.20%) QlikView
9 3 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.10%) Big Data
10 2 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.10%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.10%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (6.04%) TeamCity
5 10 (5.49%) Hudson
5 10 (5.49%) Vagrant
6 8 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (4.40%) Subversion
7 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.75%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.20%) JIRA
10 3 (1.65%) Grunt
10 3 (1.65%) Maven
11 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.10%) Mockito
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.55%) git-flow
12 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (32.97%) Finance
2 29 (15.93%) Retail
3 18 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.40%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Automotive
5 5 (2.75%) Legal
6 3 (1.65%) Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.10%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.10%) Electronics
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (23.08%) Analyst
2 27 (14.84%) Developer
3 17 (9.34%) Architect
4 14 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 14 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.49%) Data Analyst
6 9 (4.95%) Integration Developer
6 9 (4.95%) Programme Manager
6 9 (4.95%) Report Analyst
6 9 (4.95%) RPG Developer
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Developer
7 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (3.85%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.30%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.75%) IT Director
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Data Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) HTML
1 10 (5.49%) HTML5
1 10 (5.49%) Web Services
2 9 (4.95%) EDI
3 8 (4.40%) CSS
4 7 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.85%) Middleware
4 7 (3.85%) REST
4 7 (3.85%) SOAP
4 7 (3.85%) XHTML
4 7 (3.85%) XML
5 6 (3.30%) .NET
5 6 (3.30%) RESTful
6 5 (2.75%) React
7 4 (2.20%) Ajax
7 4 (2.20%) CSS3
7 4 (2.20%) jQuery
7 4 (2.20%) XSLT
8 3 (1.65%) Java EE
8 3 (1.65%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.63%) Management Information System
2 41 (22.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (4.95%) iSeries
3 9 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.40%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.85%) AS400
6 6 (3.30%) NHS
6 6 (3.30%) PMI
6 6 (3.30%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.20%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.65%) Replication
8 3 (1.65%) Social Media
8 3 (1.65%) User Experience
9 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.10%) SCADA
9 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.79%) Windows
2 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.43%) Project Management
3 32 (17.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 31 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (13.74%) IT Strategy
7 24 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (13.19%) ITIL
8 21 (11.54%) ETL
8 21 (11.54%) SDLC
8 21 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
9 20 (10.99%) PRINCE2
9 20 (10.99%) Workflow
10 18 (9.89%) DevOps
11 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.34%) ERP
12 16 (8.79%) Change Management
12 16 (8.79%) Presales
13 15 (8.24%) Analytics
13 15 (8.24%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.53%) SQL
2 35 (19.23%) Java
3 10 (5.49%) Go
3 10 (5.49%) Python
3 10 (5.49%) Ruby
4 9 (4.95%) RPG
4 9 (4.95%) RPG IV
4 9 (4.95%) VB
5 8 (4.40%) C#
6 7 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.65%) Java 8
8 2 (1.10%) C
8 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (10.44%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.75%) ACCA
4 3 (1.65%) CISSP
4 3 (1.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.10%) HNC
5 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.10%) MBA
5 2 (1.10%) MCITP
5 2 (1.10%) MCTS
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.55%) APMP
6 1 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.55%) IIBA
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.85%) PMO
2 7 (3.85%) QA
3 6 (3.30%) GDPR
4 4 (2.20%) SLA
5 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.10%) COBIT
6 2 (1.10%) DO-160
System Software
1 13 (7.14%) Docker
2 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.65%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 13 (7.14%) Puppet
2 10 (5.49%) Ansible
2 10 (5.49%) Consul
2 10 (5.49%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (5.49%) Grafana
2 10 (5.49%) Graphite
2 10 (5.49%) Nagios
2 10 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.49%) Opsview
2 10 (5.49%) Packer
2 10 (5.49%) Salt
2 10 (5.49%) Terraform
2 10 (5.49%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.55%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.59%) Tableau
3 9 (4.95%) JD Edwards
4 7 (3.85%) Oracle
5 6 (3.30%) Citrix
5 6 (3.30%) VMware
6 5 (2.75%) Dell
7 4 (2.20%) HP
7 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.20%) SAP
8 3 (1.65%) Adobe
8 3 (1.65%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.65%) Google
8 3 (1.65%) hybris
8 3 (1.65%) NetApp
9 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.10%) Informatica
9 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.10%) Symantec
9 2 (1.10%) Talend