The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / West Midlands
Rank 137 140 152
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 74 97 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.58% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.79% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 42 78 41
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4242 5411 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.95% 88.30% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4357 3519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Process Improvement
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 Process Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 40 £43,750 -12.49% 2
Shropshire +11 8 £37,626 +14.01%
Solihull -5 7 £42,500 -52.77%
Warwickshire +26 6 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +9 4 £43,750 +2.94%
Coventry +4 2 £52,250 +22.94% 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 50 (32.68%) ITIL
2 43 (28.10%) Microsoft
3 42 (27.45%) MS Excel
3 42 (27.45%) Service Delivery
4 38 (24.84%) Finance
4 38 (24.84%) Windows
5 34 (22.22%) Change Management
6 33 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (21.57%) Data Centre
7 32 (20.92%) Hyper-V
7 32 (20.92%) VMware
7 32 (20.92%) Active Directory
7 32 (20.92%) Citrix
7 32 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (20.26%) Project Management
9 26 (16.99%) Service Management
10 24 (15.69%) Retail
11 23 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (14.38%) Business Analysis
12 22 (14.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (13.07%) Problem Management
13 20 (13.07%) Management Information System
14 19 (12.42%) assyst
14 19 (12.42%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (11.76%) Network Security
16 16 (10.46%) Degree
16 16 (10.46%) Unix
16 16 (10.46%) Linux
16 16 (10.46%) People Management
17 14 (9.15%) Capacity Planning

Process Improvement
Top Related 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 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.92%) MS Office
2 6 (3.92%) MS Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (12.42%) assyst
2 5 (3.27%) SAP CRM
2 5 (3.27%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.27%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (1.96%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (1.96%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (1.96%) OpenText Process Suite
3 3 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.96%) SAP CAR
3 3 (1.96%) SAP Retail
3 3 (1.96%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.31%) SAP LE
4 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.65%) JDE World
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) Network Security
2 7 (4.58%) DHCP
2 7 (4.58%) DNS
3 6 (3.92%) 802.11
3 6 (3.92%) VPN
4 3 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.96%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.65%) DataStage
4 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Selenium
2 3 (1.96%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.31%) JIRA
3 2 (1.31%) JMeter
3 2 (1.31%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 38 (24.84%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Retail
3 9 (5.88%) Legal
4 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (16.99%) Analyst
2 19 (12.42%) Delivery Manager
2 19 (12.42%) Technical Manager
3 18 (11.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 14 (9.15%) Data Centre Engineer
4 14 (9.15%) Monitoring Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.50%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Consultant
7 8 (5.23%) Architect
7 8 (5.23%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Tester
7 8 (5.23%) Tester
8 6 (3.92%) Graduate
8 6 (3.92%) Senior Software Tester
8 6 (3.92%) Software Tester
9 5 (3.27%) Head of Change Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (3.92%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.27%) jQuery
4 4 (2.61%) CSS
4 4 (2.61%) HTML
4 4 (2.61%) Web Services
5 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.96%) XML
6 2 (1.31%) Velocity
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.65%) Dojo
7 1 (0.65%) DOM
7 1 (0.65%) EDI
7 1 (0.65%) HTML5
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.65%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.07%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.31%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.84%) Windows
2 16 (10.46%) Linux
2 16 (10.46%) Unix
3 6 (3.92%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.92%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.92%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.68%) ITIL
2 42 (27.45%) Service Delivery
3 34 (22.22%) Change Management
4 31 (20.26%) Project Management
5 26 (16.99%) Service Management
6 23 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (14.38%) Business Analysis
7 22 (14.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (13.07%) Problem Management
9 16 (10.46%) People Management
10 14 (9.15%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (9.15%) ERP
10 14 (9.15%) Software Testing
10 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.84%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (5.23%) Business Process Improvement
13 8 (5.23%) Coaching
13 8 (5.23%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.88%) SQL
2 7 (4.58%) Java
3 6 (3.92%) C#
4 5 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.61%) VB
6 3 (1.96%) C
6 3 (1.96%) Scala
6 3 (1.96%) VBScript
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) R
7 1 (0.65%) RPG
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Degree
2 9 (5.88%) ISEB
3 6 (3.92%) MCP
4 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.65%) AAT
6 1 (0.65%) ACCA
6 1 (0.65%) CCIE
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) CIMA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) PMO
1 10 (6.54%) SLA
2 9 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) COSO
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (20.92%) Active Directory
1 32 (20.92%) Hyper-V
1 32 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.15%) SCCM
1 14 (9.15%) SCOM
1 14 (9.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.92%) Citrix
2 32 (20.92%) VMware
3 12 (7.84%) SAP
4 8 (5.23%) ServiceNow
5 6 (3.92%) Fujitsu
5 6 (3.92%) HP
6 4 (2.61%) hybris
6 4 (2.61%) Pega
7 3 (1.96%) BMC
7 3 (1.96%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.96%) Huawei
7 3 (1.96%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.96%) Nokia
7 3 (1.96%) OpenText
7 3 (1.96%) Remedy
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco
8 2 (1.31%) Demandware
8 2 (1.31%) IBM
9 1 (0.65%) Tableau
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