Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 186 149
Rank change year-on-year +53 -37 +24
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 215 152 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.27% 1.55% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.72% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 179 120 156
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,175 £26,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 8,489 8,847 11,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.79% 90.44% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,516 7,267 8,760
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +7 64 £40,500 - 10
Staffordshire +22 38 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Warwickshire +32 29 £60,000 +55.84% 5
Coventry +8 24 £50,000 -2.91% 3
Worcestershire +36 15 £41,360 +65.44% 4
Shropshire +24 10 £37,750 -30.72% 1
Dudley - 6 £34,000 - 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Walsall -2 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Solihull -8 1 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 - 2
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 55 (25.58%) Finance
2 49 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
4 46 (21.40%) SQL
5 42 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (18.60%) Project Management
6 40 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (18.14%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (14.88%) Management Information System
9 30 (13.95%) Project Planning
10 29 (13.49%) Change Management
11 26 (12.09%) Degree
12 25 (11.63%) Analytics
13 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Project
14 23 (10.70%) ERP
15 22 (10.23%) Customer Requirements
16 19 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
17 18 (8.37%) Business Process Analysis
17 18 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (8.37%) SQL Server
18 17 (7.91%) Tableau
19 16 (7.44%) Windows
19 16 (7.44%) Manufacturing
19 16 (7.44%) Migration
20 15 (6.98%) B2B
21 13 (6.05%) ETL
21 13 (6.05%) ITIL
21 13 (6.05%) Scrum
21 13 (6.05%) Data Analysis

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 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.40%) CMS
2 3 (1.40%) IIS
2 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) OpenEdge
3 2 (0.93%) SAS
3 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.79%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.86%) Primavera
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.47%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.47%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.19%) SaaS
2 8 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.26%) Office 365
4 6 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.47%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.12%) Firewall
2 10 (4.65%) Internet
3 8 (3.72%) VPN
4 5 (2.33%) LAN
4 5 (2.33%) MPLS
4 5 (2.33%) WAN
5 3 (1.40%) DMZ
5 3 (1.40%) Intranet
5 3 (1.40%) SMS
5 3 (1.40%) VoIP
6 2 (0.93%) HTTP
6 2 (0.93%) SAN
6 2 (0.93%) Skype
6 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.93%) Wireless
7 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.26%) QlikView
7 6 (2.79%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.79%) Power BI
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.47%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.93%) Hudson
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
3 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (25.58%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.12%) Marketing
3 11 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.79%) Retail
4 6 (2.79%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.33%) Games
5 5 (2.33%) Legal
6 4 (1.86%) Automotive
6 4 (1.86%) Billing
7 3 (1.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 32 (14.88%) Analyst
2 23 (10.70%) Developer
3 22 (10.23%) Consultant
4 20 (9.30%) Architect
4 20 (9.30%) IT Manager
5 13 (6.05%) Business Manager
6 12 (5.58%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.19%) Implementation Consultant
8 9 (4.19%) Project Consultant
8 9 (4.19%) Software Consultant
8 9 (4.19%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 8 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.72%) Product Owner
9 8 (3.72%) Sales Manager
9 8 (3.72%) Support Manager
10 7 (3.26%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Implementation Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.79%) REST
1 6 (2.79%) Web Services
2 5 (2.33%) .NET
2 5 (2.33%) CSS
2 5 (2.33%) HTML
2 5 (2.33%) JSON
2 5 (2.33%) RESTful
2 5 (2.33%) SOAP
2 5 (2.33%) XML
3 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.40%) EDI
3 3 (1.40%) WinForms
4 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.47%) Spring
5 1 (0.47%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (14.88%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.72%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.79%) AS400
5 6 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.79%) iSeries
5 6 (2.79%) User Experience
6 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Social Media
8 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.47%) Handset
9 1 (0.47%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.47%) SCADA
9 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.44%) Windows
2 8 (3.72%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.86%) Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
2 40 (18.60%) Project Management
3 39 (18.14%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (13.95%) Project Planning
5 29 (13.49%) Change Management
6 25 (11.63%) Analytics
7 23 (10.70%) ERP
8 22 (10.23%) Customer Requirements
9 18 (8.37%) Business Process Analysis
10 16 (7.44%) Migration
11 15 (6.98%) B2B
12 13 (6.05%) Data Analysis
12 13 (6.05%) Data Migration
12 13 (6.05%) ETL
12 13 (6.05%) ITIL
12 13 (6.05%) Line Management
12 13 (6.05%) Scrum
13 12 (5.58%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.40%) SQL
2 11 (5.12%) C#
3 9 (4.19%) Java
4 6 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.86%) C++
5 4 (1.86%) R
5 4 (1.86%) VB
6 3 (1.40%) PHP
6 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.40%) RPG
6 3 (1.40%) RPG IV
6 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) Go
7 2 (0.93%) Python
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby
7 2 (0.93%) X++
8 1 (0.47%) Delphi
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.09%) Degree
2 4 (1.86%) CCIE
2 4 (1.86%) CIMA
2 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.86%) JNCIE
3 3 (1.40%) ACCA
3 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.40%) HNC
3 3 (1.40%) MCITP
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.93%) AAT
4 2 (0.93%) APMP
4 2 (0.93%) CISA
4 2 (0.93%) CISSP
4 2 (0.93%) HND
4 2 (0.93%) MCSE
4 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.93%) PMP
4 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) PMO
2 6 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.40%) GDPR
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) COSO
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) vSphere
3 2 (0.93%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.40%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Consul
2 2 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.93%) Grafana
2 2 (0.93%) Graphite
2 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.93%) Nagios
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) Opsview
2 2 (0.93%) Packer
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Salt
2 2 (0.93%) Terraform
2 2 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.91%) Tableau
3 9 (4.19%) JD Edwards
4 7 (3.26%) Intel
4 7 (3.26%) SAP
5 5 (2.33%) VMware
6 4 (1.86%) Cisco
7 3 (1.40%) HP
7 3 (1.40%) McAfee
7 3 (1.40%) Sophos
8 2 (0.93%) Capita
8 2 (0.93%) Google
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle
8 2 (0.93%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.47%) Cadence
9 1 (0.47%) Facebook
9 1 (0.47%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.47%) Infor
9 1 (0.47%) PayPal
9 1 (0.47%) Talend