Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 164 156
Rank change year-on-year +40 -8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 212 180 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.32% 1.80% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.96% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 175 154 157
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% -12.20%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,650
90th Percentile £71,200 £72,500 £65,000
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 8,235 9,166 10,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.24% 91.42% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,310 7,578 8,489
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -24 55 £42,000 -11.58% 7
Staffordshire +30 45 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Coventry +11 24 £47,500 -10.80% 5
Warwickshire +30 16 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Shropshire +18 16 £37,750 -45.27% 1
Worcestershire +22 11 £32,500 +17.12% 1
Dudley - 10 £34,000 -
Solihull -15 5 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £33,750 -
Halesowen +20 1 £45,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 63 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 52 (24.53%) SQL
2 52 (24.53%) Finance
3 50 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (16.04%) SQL Server
7 33 (15.57%) Project Management
7 33 (15.57%) Change Management
8 30 (14.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (12.74%) Project Planning
10 23 (10.85%) Management Information System
10 23 (10.85%) ERP
10 23 (10.85%) Degree
10 23 (10.85%) Analytics
11 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Project
12 21 (9.91%) Windows
12 21 (9.91%) Manufacturing
12 21 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
14 18 (8.49%) Retail
14 18 (8.49%) DevOps
14 18 (8.49%) IT Strategy
14 18 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
15 17 (8.02%) Business Process Analysis
15 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (7.55%) Java

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 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (2.36%) Apache
2 5 (2.36%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.89%) CMS
4 3 (1.42%) IIS
4 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.94%) Confluence
5 2 (0.94%) SAS
5 2 (0.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) Appian
6 1 (0.47%) Mendix
Applications
1 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.83%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.89%) FastStats
4 4 (1.89%) Primavera
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) HFM
5 1 (0.47%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.47%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.47%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.47%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.30%) Office 365
4 6 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.83%) SaaS
5 3 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Trello
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 15 (7.08%) VPN
2 13 (6.13%) Firewall
3 8 (3.77%) Internet
4 6 (2.83%) Intranet
4 6 (2.83%) LAN
4 6 (2.83%) WAN
5 4 (1.89%) DMZ
6 3 (1.42%) HTTP
6 3 (1.42%) SMS
7 2 (0.94%) SAN
7 2 (0.94%) Skype
7 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.94%) VoIP
7 2 (0.94%) Wireless
8 1 (0.47%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.47%) MQTT
8 1 (0.47%) Network Security
8 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.72%) Power BI
6 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.47%) Big Data
11 1 (0.47%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) MySQL
11 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.47%) OLAP
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.47%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.30%) Hudson
4 7 (3.30%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.36%) Grunt
6 5 (2.36%) Maven
6 5 (2.36%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.89%) Subversion
8 3 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.94%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.94%) JIRA
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (24.53%) Finance
2 21 (9.91%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.49%) Retail
4 15 (7.08%) Marketing
5 9 (4.25%) Automotive
6 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.83%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.36%) Billing
8 5 (2.36%) Games
8 5 (2.36%) Publishing
9 3 (1.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.94%) German Language
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.47%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (21.70%) Analyst
2 28 (13.21%) Developer
3 20 (9.43%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.96%) Business Manager
4 19 (8.96%) IT Manager
5 18 (8.49%) Consultant
6 12 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (4.25%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.77%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Implementation Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) Project Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) Sales Manager
10 8 (3.77%) Software Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) Software Implementation Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) SSRS Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) Web Services
2 10 (4.72%) SOAP
2 10 (4.72%) XML
3 7 (3.30%) CSS
3 7 (3.30%) HTML
3 7 (3.30%) RESTful
3 7 (3.30%) WinForms
4 6 (2.83%) REST
5 5 (2.36%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.36%) Apache CXF
5 5 (2.36%) Apache Sling
5 5 (2.36%) CSS3
5 5 (2.36%) HTML5
5 5 (2.36%) Java EE
5 5 (2.36%) JAX-RS
5 5 (2.36%) jQuery
5 5 (2.36%) JSON
5 5 (2.36%) OSGi
5 5 (2.36%) React
5 5 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.85%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.25%) Social Media
5 7 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.36%) Replication
7 5 (2.36%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.42%) AS400
9 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.42%) iSeries
9 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.94%) User Experience
10 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) FMCG
11 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.91%) Windows
2 10 (4.72%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (15.57%) Change Management
3 33 (15.57%) Project Management
4 30 (14.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (12.74%) Project Planning
6 23 (10.85%) Analytics
6 23 (10.85%) ERP
7 20 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
8 18 (8.49%) DevOps
8 18 (8.49%) IT Strategy
9 17 (8.02%) Business Process Analysis
10 15 (7.08%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.08%) Migration
11 14 (6.60%) B2B
11 14 (6.60%) CRM
11 14 (6.60%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.60%) Line Management
11 14 (6.60%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.53%) SQL
2 16 (7.55%) Java
3 13 (6.13%) C#
4 8 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.30%) Go
5 7 (3.30%) Python
5 7 (3.30%) Ruby
6 5 (2.36%) Java 8
7 3 (1.42%) C++
7 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.42%) R
7 3 (1.42%) VB
8 2 (0.94%) PHP
8 2 (0.94%) X++
9 1 (0.47%) Delphi
9 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (10.85%) Degree
2 4 (1.89%) CIMA
3 3 (1.42%) ACCA
3 3 (1.42%) HNC
3 3 (1.42%) MCITP
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) AAT
4 2 (0.94%) CISA
4 2 (0.94%) CISM
4 2 (0.94%) CISSP
4 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.94%) HND
4 2 (0.94%) ISEB
4 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.42%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) COSO
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.77%) Docker
3 5 (2.36%) Varnish
4 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.89%) vSphere
5 2 (0.94%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) Ansible
1 7 (3.30%) Consul
1 7 (3.30%) Docker Swarm
1 7 (3.30%) Grafana
1 7 (3.30%) Graphite
1 7 (3.30%) Kubernetes
1 7 (3.30%) Nagios
1 7 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.30%) Opsview
1 7 (3.30%) Packer
1 7 (3.30%) Puppet
1 7 (3.30%) Salt
1 7 (3.30%) Terraform
1 7 (3.30%) ZABBIX
2 5 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.89%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (0.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 63 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.66%) SAP
3 10 (4.72%) Tableau
4 6 (2.83%) HP
4 6 (2.83%) JD Edwards
4 6 (2.83%) VMware
5 5 (2.36%) Adobe
5 5 (2.36%) hybris
6 4 (1.89%) Cisco
6 4 (1.89%) Intel
6 4 (1.89%) McAfee
6 4 (1.89%) Sophos
7 2 (0.94%) Capita
7 2 (0.94%) Google
7 2 (0.94%) RapidMiner
7 2 (0.94%) Remedy
7 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) PayPal
8 1 (0.47%) Talend