Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 169 153
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 +48
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 147 150 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.52% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.67% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 89 98 170
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,900 £36,500
90th Percentile £71,760 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 8,666 8,969 10,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.19% 90.63% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,679 7,222 8,285
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -36 56 £52,250 -5.00% 6
Staffordshire +30 28 £45,000 - 7
Warwickshire +23 27 £43,500 +5.45% 6
Coventry -2 13 £51,500 -23.70% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Worcestershire +30 2 - - 2
Solihull +4 2 £70,950 +62.17% 2
Shropshire 0 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £50,000 - 2
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing Process Improvement 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 Process Improvement.

1 57 (38.78%) Finance
2 41 (27.89%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (24.49%) Manufacturing
4 35 (23.81%) SQL
5 28 (19.05%) Logistics
6 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (17.01%) ERP
7 22 (14.97%) Data Management
8 21 (14.29%) ITIL
8 21 (14.29%) Project Management
9 19 (12.93%) JD Edwards
9 19 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (12.93%) QA
9 19 (12.93%) Line Management
9 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (12.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 18 (12.24%) CRM
10 18 (12.24%) Service Delivery
11 17 (11.56%) Time Management
12 16 (10.88%) Degree
12 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 16 (10.88%) SAP
13 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
13 15 (10.20%) Workflow
13 15 (10.20%) Change Management
13 15 (10.20%) Data Structures
13 15 (10.20%) Business Process Improvement
14 14 (9.52%) Service Management
14 14 (9.52%) PRINCE2

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 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.72%) CMS
3 3 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (3.40%) Infor M3
2 5 (3.40%) NetSuite
3 4 (2.72%) Movex
4 2 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (1.36%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.68%) BPCS
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.68%) npm
5 1 (0.68%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Firewall
1 3 (2.04%) SSL
2 2 (1.36%) ATM
2 2 (1.36%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) DAB
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.72%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.36%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Gradle
2 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.68%) JHipster
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 57 (38.78%) Finance
2 36 (24.49%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.16%) Retail
4 11 (7.48%) Advertising
5 6 (4.08%) Billing
6 4 (2.72%) Law
6 4 (2.72%) Legal
6 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.04%) Banking
8 2 (1.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (32.65%) Analyst
2 20 (13.61%) Business Analyst
3 14 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
4 13 (8.84%) Developer
5 11 (7.48%) SAP Manager
6 9 (6.12%) Support Manager
7 8 (5.44%) IT Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Consultant
8 7 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.76%) SAP Support
8 7 (4.76%) SAP Support Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Architect
10 5 (3.40%) DBA
10 5 (3.40%) IFS Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Incident Manager
10 5 (3.40%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.72%) ERP Consultant
11 4 (2.72%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.08%) Entity Framework
2 6 (4.08%) JSON
3 4 (2.72%) CSS
3 4 (2.72%) jQuery
3 4 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.72%) Web Services
4 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.04%) LINQ
4 3 (2.04%) WCF
4 3 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.68%) CSS3
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.68%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) Data Structures
3 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.08%) Replication
6 5 (3.40%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.04%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.68%) iPhone
10 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.89%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (19.05%) Logistics
3 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.01%) ERP
4 22 (14.97%) Data Management
5 21 (14.29%) ITIL
5 21 (14.29%) Project Management
6 19 (12.93%) Line Management
7 18 (12.24%) CRM
7 18 (12.24%) Service Delivery
8 17 (11.56%) Time Management
9 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.20%) Business Process Improvement
10 15 (10.20%) Change Management
10 15 (10.20%) Workflow
11 14 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 14 (9.52%) Service Management
12 13 (8.84%) IT Strategy
13 12 (8.16%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.81%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) C#
2 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.08%) C
4 5 (3.40%) VB
5 4 (2.72%) ABAP
5 4 (2.72%) Java
5 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.36%) VB6
7 2 (1.36%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) Java 8
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Degree
2 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.36%) ACCA
6 2 (1.36%) CIMA
6 2 (1.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.68%) AAT
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.93%) QA
2 13 (8.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.44%) SLA
4 7 (4.76%) GDPR
5 5 (3.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.04%) PMO
7 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.68%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) JD Edwards
2 16 (10.88%) SAP
3 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.44%) Infor
5 7 (4.76%) Epicor
5 7 (4.76%) Sage
5 7 (4.76%) Tableau
6 6 (4.08%) IFS
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle
8 3 (2.04%) Cadence
8 3 (2.04%) IDERA
8 3 (2.04%) LexisNexis
8 3 (2.04%) Minitab
8 3 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.36%) Capita
9 2 (1.36%) Citrix
9 2 (1.36%) Cognos
9 2 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.36%) Remedy
9 2 (1.36%) VMware