Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 181 158
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23 +22
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 184 165 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.87% 1.57% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.75% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 130 112 141
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £89,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 8,697 9,425 9,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.43% 89.77% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,850 7,366 7,647
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,825 £63,750 £63,750
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 January 2018.

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 January 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 +4 77 £43,000 -28.33% 5
Staffordshire +24 25 £43,750 +9.38% 6
Warwickshire +4 17 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Solihull -4 16 £26,000 -71.11% 4
Herefordshire - 15 £37,500 - 1
Coventry -2 13 £51,500 +14.44% 6
Shropshire +7 7 £23,158 -28.19%
Wolverhampton - 7 £40,000 -
Walsall - 4 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +3 3 £62,500 +92.31% 2
Dudley +9 1 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 58 (31.52%) Finance
2 46 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (21.74%) Change Management
5 37 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (18.48%) Logistics
7 33 (17.93%) Service Delivery
8 29 (15.76%) Manufacturing
8 29 (15.76%) Windows
9 28 (15.22%) CRM
10 26 (14.13%) SQL
10 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
10 26 (14.13%) Management Information System
11 25 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (13.59%) Line Management
12 22 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (11.96%) E-Commerce
12 22 (11.96%) ITIL
13 21 (11.41%) Degree
14 20 (10.87%) Problem Management
14 20 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (10.87%) Hyper-V
14 20 (10.87%) Active Directory
14 20 (10.87%) Dell
14 20 (10.87%) Citrix
14 20 (10.87%) MS Exchange
14 20 (10.87%) NetApp
14 20 (10.87%) Firewall
14 20 (10.87%) VMware
14 20 (10.87%) Project 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 20 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.98%) CMS
3 8 (4.35%) Confluence
4 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.54%) Documentum
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (7.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 7 (3.80%) assyst
3 5 (2.72%) NetSuite
3 5 (2.72%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.54%) BPCS
6 1 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.26%) Office 365
3 5 (2.72%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.87%) Firewall
2 4 (2.17%) SAN
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.09%) IMAP
4 2 (1.09%) S/MIME
4 2 (1.09%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.52%) Big Data
4 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.17%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.63%) MySQL
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.54%) DB2
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.54%) QlikView
9 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) JIRA
2 5 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (31.52%) Finance
2 29 (15.76%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.43%) Advertising
4 9 (4.89%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Automotive
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (41.30%) Analyst
2 19 (10.33%) Business Analyst
3 17 (9.24%) Systems Analyst
4 15 (8.15%) Business Systems Analyst
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%) Architect
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%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) Windows Support Analyst
6 12 (6.52%) SAP Manager
6 12 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 11 (5.98%) Functional Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.17%) RESTful
3 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.54%) J2EE
4 1 (0.54%) React
4 1 (0.54%) Spring
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 20 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (8.15%) Data Structures
5 11 (5.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.72%) Replication
8 3 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.54%) CMDB
10 1 (0.54%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.76%) Windows
2 11 (5.98%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) Unix
3 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.74%) Change Management
3 37 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (18.48%) Logistics
5 33 (17.93%) Service Delivery
6 28 (15.22%) CRM
7 25 (13.59%) Line Management
8 22 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (11.96%) E-Commerce
8 22 (11.96%) ITIL
9 20 (10.87%) Problem Management
9 20 (10.87%) Project Management
10 19 (10.33%) Time Management
11 18 (9.78%) ERP
11 18 (9.78%) Incident Management
11 18 (9.78%) Six Sigma
12 17 (9.24%) Data Management
12 17 (9.24%) IT Strategy
12 17 (9.24%) Service Management
13 16 (8.70%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.13%) SQL
2 8 (4.35%) C
3 6 (3.26%) Java
3 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.72%) C#
4 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.17%) ABAP
6 3 (1.63%) PHP
6 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.09%) C++
7 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.09%) Python
8 1 (0.54%) Perl
8 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.54%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) VB6
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Degree
2 11 (5.98%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.09%) 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%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) QA
2 16 (8.70%) SLA
3 15 (8.15%) GDPR
4 7 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (3.26%) PMO
6 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
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 20 (10.87%) Active Directory
1 20 (10.87%) Hyper-V
1 20 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) SCCM
1 7 (3.80%) SCOM
1 7 (3.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.87%) Citrix
2 20 (10.87%) Dell
2 20 (10.87%) EqualLogic
2 20 (10.87%) NetApp
2 20 (10.87%) VMware
3 15 (8.15%) JD Edwards
4 14 (7.61%) SAP
5 12 (6.52%) Cadence
5 12 (6.52%) ServiceNow
6 8 (4.35%) Cisco
7 6 (3.26%) Epicor
7 6 (3.26%) IFS
7 6 (3.26%) Infor
7 6 (3.26%) Sage
7 6 (3.26%) Tableau
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle
8 5 (2.72%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.63%) Remedy
9 3 (1.63%) webMethods