Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 115 134
Rank change year-on-year +57 +19 +40
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 193 205 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.13% 2.63% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 2.86% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 128 141 183
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £23,500 £30,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £74,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -

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 4,209 7,175 8,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.01% 92.18% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,449 5,461 6,546
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +70 62 £59,750 -4.40%
Solihull +39 46 £57,500 +2.22%
Coventry +25 30 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +19 24 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Warwickshire -4 18 £32,000 -36.00% 6
West Bromwich +1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Shropshire +4 4 £46,500 +86.00% 4
Walsall -4 2 £46,250 +11.45%
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 78 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (38.34%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (29.02%) Windows
4 52 (26.94%) Azure
5 45 (23.32%) Finance
5 45 (23.32%) Line Management
5 45 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (22.28%) Office 365
7 39 (20.21%) SQL
8 37 (19.17%) Change Management
8 37 (19.17%) Process Improvement
9 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (17.10%) DevOps
11 32 (16.58%) Management Information System
12 30 (15.54%) Firewall
12 30 (15.54%) VMware
12 30 (15.54%) Information Security
12 30 (15.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 30 (15.54%) Hyper-V
12 30 (15.54%) Enterprise Storage
12 30 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (14.51%) Commercial Awareness
14 27 (13.99%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (13.47%) PowerShell
16 25 (12.95%) Microsoft Project
17 24 (12.44%) Degree
18 23 (11.92%) Problem Management
19 22 (11.40%) Data Science
19 22 (11.40%) Coaching
19 22 (11.40%) Driving Licence

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 18 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.15%) IIS
2 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.55%) Confluence
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (12.95%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.63%) SPSS
5 5 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Primavera
2 2 (1.04%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.52%) HFM
3 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.94%) Azure
2 43 (22.28%) Office 365
3 17 (8.81%) AWS
4 12 (6.22%) IaaS
4 12 (6.22%) PaaS
5 8 (4.15%) GitHub
5 8 (4.15%) SaaS
6 7 (3.63%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.59%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (2.59%) PowerApps
8 4 (2.07%) Datadog
8 4 (2.07%) npm
9 3 (1.55%) GCP
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.54%) Firewall
2 18 (9.33%) iSCSI
2 18 (9.33%) VPN
3 6 (3.11%) Broadband
4 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) Internet
6 2 (1.04%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) Network Security
7 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.63%) Big Data
4 7 (3.63%) Power BI
4 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) Redis
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.59%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.59%) CircleCI
3 5 (2.59%) GitLab
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.59%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.07%) gulp
4 4 (2.07%) jspm
4 4 (2.07%) Moq
4 4 (2.07%) MSTest
4 4 (2.07%) NUnit
5 3 (1.55%) JIRA
6 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Maven
7 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (23.32%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Games
3 11 (5.70%) Legal
4 9 (4.66%) Billing
4 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.59%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.07%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Analyst
2 27 (13.99%) Consultant
3 25 (12.95%) Infrastructure Support
4 22 (11.40%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 18 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 11 (5.70%) Developer
7 10 (5.18%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.66%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Head of Operations
9 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Architect
10 7 (3.63%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.11%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (3.11%) Project Consultant
11 6 (3.11%) Security Manager
11 6 (3.11%) Software Consultant
11 6 (3.11%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) JSON
1 10 (5.18%) REST
2 9 (4.66%) .NET
2 9 (4.66%) CSS
2 9 (4.66%) HTML
3 8 (4.15%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (3.63%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (3.63%) jQuery
5 6 (3.11%) Web Services
6 5 (2.59%) .NET Core
6 5 (2.59%) Entity Framework
6 5 (2.59%) LAMP
6 5 (2.59%) React
6 5 (2.59%) Spring
7 4 (2.07%) Node.js
7 4 (2.07%) Sass
7 4 (2.07%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (16.58%) Management Information System
3 30 (15.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 22 (11.40%) Driving Licence
5 12 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.66%) User Experience
7 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.07%) Cyberattack
8 4 (2.07%) Life Science
8 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.07%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.55%) iPad
9 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.55%) PMI
10 2 (1.04%) CCTV
11 1 (0.52%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.02%) Windows
2 19 (9.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.34%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (23.32%) Line Management
3 37 (19.17%) Change Management
3 37 (19.17%) Process Improvement
4 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (17.10%) DevOps
6 30 (15.54%) Information Security
7 28 (14.51%) Commercial Awareness
8 23 (11.92%) Problem Management
9 22 (11.40%) Coaching
9 22 (11.40%) Data Science
9 22 (11.40%) ISMS
9 22 (11.40%) Project Delivery
10 21 (10.88%) Project Management
10 21 (10.88%) Project Planning
11 20 (10.36%) Information Security Management
11 20 (10.36%) Migration
11 20 (10.36%) Security Management
12 19 (9.84%) Analytics
12 19 (9.84%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.21%) SQL
2 26 (13.47%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.22%) Python
4 10 (5.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.66%) C#
5 9 (4.66%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.11%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.11%) R
7 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.59%) C
7 5 (2.59%) Java
8 4 (2.07%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.52%) Java 8
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Degree
2 16 (8.29%) CISSP
3 12 (6.22%) CISM
4 7 (3.63%) CEH
4 7 (3.63%) SANS
5 6 (3.11%) GIAC
5 6 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.59%) OSCP
7 4 (2.07%) PCI QSA
8 3 (1.55%) CISA
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.04%) ACCA
9 2 (1.04%) APMP
9 2 (1.04%) CCSP
9 2 (1.04%) CIMA
9 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (9.33%) BS25999
2 18 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (2.59%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.59%) NIST
4 3 (1.55%) PMO
4 3 (1.55%) QA
5 2 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.04%) NCSC
5 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.52%) P3O
6 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (15.54%) Hyper-V
1 30 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.33%) BitLocker
2 18 (9.33%) NFS
2 18 (9.33%) XenApp
2 18 (9.33%) XenDesktop
3 12 (6.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.59%) Docker
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.59%) Ansible
2 5 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.59%) Puppet
3 4 (2.07%) Terraform
4 2 (1.04%) QRadar
4 2 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) Kibana
5 1 (0.52%) logstash
5 1 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 78 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.54%) VMware
3 18 (9.33%) Citrix
3 18 (9.33%) Sophos
3 18 (9.33%) Veeam
4 13 (6.74%) Dell
5 12 (6.22%) EqualLogic
5 12 (6.22%) NetApp
6 10 (5.18%) Oracle
7 8 (4.15%) Tableau
8 7 (3.63%) IBM
9 6 (3.11%) Google
9 6 (3.11%) SAP
10 5 (2.59%) Sony
11 4 (2.07%) New Relic
11 4 (2.07%) Remedy
12 3 (1.55%) EMC
12 3 (1.55%) Splunk
12 3 (1.55%) Xamarin
13 2 (1.04%) Cisco