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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 101 162
Rank change year-on-year -64 +61  
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 62 156 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.22% 2.52% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.84% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 98 53
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,600 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4501 5484 5003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.22% 88.62% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4255 4137
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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 -36 34 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Solihull -10 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Shropshire +7 4 £25,500 -40.00%
Warwickshire +3 4 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -1 3 £45,000 +16.12%
Coventry -18 3 £51,500 -33.54%
Worcestershire - 3 £52,500 -
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 38 (27.94%) Finance
2 37 (27.21%) ITIL
3 33 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (22.79%) Service Delivery
5 28 (20.59%) Windows
5 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 25 (18.38%) Change Management
6 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.65%) Service Management
8 23 (16.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
10 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (12.50%) SQL
12 16 (11.76%) SAP
12 16 (11.76%) SLA
12 16 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 16 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
13 15 (11.03%) assyst
13 15 (11.03%) Business Analysis
13 15 (11.03%) Degree
13 15 (11.03%) Unix
13 15 (11.03%) Project Management
14 14 (10.29%) ISEB
14 14 (10.29%) Linux
14 14 (10.29%) SDLC
15 13 (9.56%) Break/Fix
15 13 (9.56%) PMO
15 13 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (9.56%) Java
15 13 (9.56%) .NET

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 13 (9.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) IIS
3 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.47%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.03%) assyst
2 9 (6.62%) SAP LE
2 9 (6.62%) SAP MM
3 5 (3.68%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.68%) SAP ERP
3 5 (3.68%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (2.21%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (2.21%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.74%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.74%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.47%) Office 365
3 2 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Network Security
2 7 (5.15%) DHCP
2 7 (5.15%) VPN
3 5 (3.68%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.94%) 802.11
4 4 (2.94%) DNS
5 3 (2.21%) Internet
5 3 (2.21%) LAN
5 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.21%) WAN
5 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) DataStage
4 1 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Selenium
2 7 (5.15%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.21%) eggPlant
3 3 (2.21%) JBehave
3 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 3 (2.21%) JMeter
3 3 (2.21%) Ranorex
3 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.21%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.21%) WATIR
4 2 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) JUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.74%) TestNG
5 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 38 (27.94%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Retail
3 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.15%) Legal
5 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Analyst
2 13 (9.56%) Data Centre Engineer
2 13 (9.56%) Monitoring Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Consultant
5 9 (6.62%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) SAP MM Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) SAP MM Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Senior Tester
7 7 (5.15%) Tester
8 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) .NET
2 8 (5.88%) EDI
3 7 (5.15%) jQuery
4 6 (4.41%) HTML
5 4 (2.94%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.94%) CSS
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.21%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.21%) HTML5
6 3 (2.21%) SOAP
6 3 (2.21%) Web Services
7 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.47%) Middleware
7 2 (1.47%) Velocity
7 2 (1.47%) XML
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.74%) Dojo
8 1 (0.74%) DOM
8 1 (0.74%) RESTful
8 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Windows
2 15 (11.03%) Unix
3 14 (10.29%) Linux
4 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.21%) ITIL
2 31 (22.79%) Service Delivery
3 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.38%) Change Management
4 24 (17.65%) Service Management
5 23 (16.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
6 16 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 15 (11.03%) Business Analysis
7 15 (11.03%) Project Management
8 14 (10.29%) SDLC
9 13 (9.56%) Break/Fix
9 13 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (8.09%) Business Process Improvement
10 11 (8.09%) Test Scripting
11 10 (7.35%) BDD
11 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.35%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.62%) ERP
12 9 (6.62%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) Java
3 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.15%) C
4 7 (5.15%) C#
4 7 (5.15%) Scala
4 7 (5.15%) VB
4 7 (5.15%) VBScript
5 2 (1.47%) Perl
5 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) R
6 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Degree
2 14 (10.29%) ISEB
3 7 (5.15%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.94%) MCP
5 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) AAT
7 1 (0.74%) ACCA
7 1 (0.74%) CIMA
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMP
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) SLA
2 13 (9.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 13 (9.56%) PMO
3 10 (7.35%) QA
4 2 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) COSO
5 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
1 12 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) SCCM
1 13 (9.56%) SCOM
1 13 (9.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.76%) SAP
3 12 (8.82%) Citrix
3 12 (8.82%) VMware
4 5 (3.68%) Ericsson
4 5 (3.68%) Huawei
4 5 (3.68%) Nokia
5 4 (2.94%) Fujitsu
5 4 (2.94%) HP
5 4 (2.94%) Pega
5 4 (2.94%) Remedy
5 4 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.21%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.21%) OpenText
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle
7 2 (1.47%) BMC
7 2 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.47%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Act Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago