Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 179 181
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 -24
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 184 181 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.58% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.77% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 139 104 115
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,900 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £90,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% -

Process Improvement 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 8911 10210 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.90% 89.18% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7215 7983 7897
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +5 77 £40,000 -20.79% 1
Staffordshire +32 28 £45,000 +57.89% 2
Solihull -1 17 £26,000 -71.11% 1
Herefordshire - 14 £37,500 -
Coventry +3 11 £51,500 +14.44%
Shropshire +1 11 £23,158 -30.87%
Warwickshire +1 11 £43,000 +7.50%
Wolverhampton - 7 £40,000 -
Walsall +5 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -9 4 £62,500 +85.19% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 49 (26.63%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (25.54%) Change Management
3 42 (22.83%) Windows
3 42 (22.83%) Finance
3 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (18.48%) ITIL
4 34 (18.48%) Service Delivery
5 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
6 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (15.22%) SLA
8 26 (14.13%) Problem Management
8 26 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (13.04%) Line Management
9 24 (13.04%) Degree
10 23 (12.50%) Logistics
10 23 (12.50%) CRM
10 23 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 22 (11.96%) Service Management
11 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
11 22 (11.96%) SQL
12 21 (11.41%) QA
13 20 (10.87%) Six Sigma
14 19 (10.33%) NetApp
14 19 (10.33%) Firewall
14 19 (10.33%) Microsoft Excel
14 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
14 19 (10.33%) Active Directory
14 19 (10.33%) Dell
14 19 (10.33%) Citrix
14 19 (10.33%) Incident Management

Process Improvement
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 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.98%) CMS
4 8 (4.35%) Confluence
5 4 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.54%) Documentum
7 1 (0.54%) JBoss
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (10.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) assyst
2 6 (3.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.63%) SAP LE
4 3 (1.63%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.80%) Office 365
3 6 (3.26%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.33%) Firewall
2 10 (5.43%) DHCP
2 10 (5.43%) VPN
3 9 (4.89%) Internet
4 6 (3.26%) 802.11
4 6 (3.26%) DNS
4 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.72%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.17%) IMAP
6 4 (2.17%) LAN
6 4 (2.17%) S/MIME
6 4 (2.17%) SAN
6 4 (2.17%) SMTP
6 4 (2.17%) WAN
6 4 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (7.07%) Big Data
4 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.17%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.63%) MySQL
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.54%) DataStage
8 1 (0.54%) DB2
8 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (6.52%) JIRA
2 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.09%) Selenium
5 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.54%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.54%) JBehave
6 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.54%) JMeter
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) TestNG
6 1 (0.54%) WATIR
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (22.83%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.72%) Retail
4 3 (1.63%) Advertising
4 3 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Automotive
5 2 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (34.78%) Analyst
2 16 (8.70%) Business Analyst
2 16 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
2 16 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
3 15 (8.15%) Support Analyst
4 14 (7.61%) SAP Manager
5 13 (7.07%) Active Directory Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) Active Directory Support
5 13 (7.07%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) Exchange Support
5 13 (7.07%) Server Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) Server Support
5 13 (7.07%) Server Support Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) Windows Support Analyst
6 12 (6.52%) Architect
6 12 (6.52%) Developer
7 11 (5.98%) Data Centre Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) Monitoring Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.43%) SAP Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.15%) .NET
2 6 (3.26%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.26%) RESTful
3 3 (1.63%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.63%) EDI
3 3 (1.63%) HTML
3 3 (1.63%) HTML5
3 3 (1.63%) jQuery
4 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.09%) Spring
4 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.54%) React
5 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (5.98%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.83%) Windows
2 18 (9.78%) Linux
3 16 (8.70%) Unix
4 10 (5.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.26%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.26%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.26%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) Change Management
2 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.48%) ITIL
3 34 (18.48%) Service Delivery
4 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (14.13%) Problem Management
6 24 (13.04%) Line Management
7 23 (12.50%) CRM
7 23 (12.50%) Logistics
8 22 (11.96%) Service Management
9 20 (10.87%) Six Sigma
10 19 (10.33%) Incident Management
11 16 (8.70%) Project Management
12 15 (8.15%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (8.15%) Critical Success Factor
13 14 (7.61%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.61%) IT Strategy
13 14 (7.61%) Time Management
13 14 (7.61%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.96%) SQL
2 9 (4.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.80%) C
4 6 (3.26%) C#
4 6 (3.26%) Java
5 4 (2.17%) ABAP
5 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.17%) Python
5 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.63%) PHP
6 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.09%) C++
7 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.54%) R
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (13.04%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (3.26%) Master's Degree
3 6 (3.26%) MCP
4 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) MBA
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CISA
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) CNE
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.22%) SLA
2 21 (11.41%) QA
3 11 (5.98%) GDPR
3 11 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (3.26%) PMO
5 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.54%) P3O
7 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.54%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 19 (10.33%) Active Directory
1 19 (10.33%) Hyper-V
1 19 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.98%) SCCM
1 11 (5.98%) SCOM
1 11 (5.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.33%) Citrix
2 19 (10.33%) Dell
2 19 (10.33%) EqualLogic
2 19 (10.33%) NetApp
2 19 (10.33%) VMware
3 18 (9.78%) SAP
4 11 (5.98%) Cadence
4 11 (5.98%) ServiceNow
5 9 (4.89%) Oracle
6 8 (4.35%) Cisco
7 6 (3.26%) Fujitsu
7 6 (3.26%) HP
7 6 (3.26%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.17%) Remedy
9 3 (1.63%) IFS
10 2 (1.09%) IDERA
10 2 (1.09%) Tableau