Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management System (QMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 324 300
Rank change year-on-year +41 -24 +9
Permanent jobs citing QMS 45 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 12
West Midlands median annual salary £59,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.75% -3.03% -17.50%
10th Percentile £27,725 £28,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £48,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

QMS 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 9007 10237 9539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.84% 89.16% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7281 8000 7868
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 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for QMS in the West Midlands

QMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for QMS in the West Midlands

QMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QMS in the West Midlands

QMS
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 QMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Shropshire - 17 £71,500 -
Birmingham +31 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry +17 7 £30,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire +1 4 £46,000 -10.24%
Worcestershire - 4 £30,250 -
Staffordshire +7 1 £43,000 +7.50%
Smethwick - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
QMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 41 (91.11%) Quality Management
2 23 (51.11%) Risk Management
3 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
4 21 (46.67%) Document Management
5 19 (42.22%) Validation
5 19 (42.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (40.00%) REST
6 18 (40.00%) Software Architecture
6 18 (40.00%) Puppet
6 18 (40.00%) BPMN
6 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 18 (40.00%) Pega
6 18 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 18 (40.00%) Build Automation
6 18 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 18 (40.00%) DevOps
6 18 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 18 (40.00%) Case Management
6 18 (40.00%) Data Management
6 18 (40.00%) TOGAF
6 18 (40.00%) BPEL
6 18 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 18 (40.00%) Selenium
6 18 (40.00%) EMC
6 18 (40.00%) Middleware
6 18 (40.00%) SOAP
6 18 (40.00%) Web Services
6 18 (40.00%) Tomcat

QMS
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 18 (40.00%) Documentum
1 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (24.44%) Apache
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Doxygen
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
1 4 (8.89%) MPLS
1 4 (8.89%) Network Security
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (40.00%) Selenium
2 11 (24.44%) Maven
3 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) Subversion
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.89%) VectorCAST
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Redmine
General
1 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.67%) Automotive
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Pega Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Software Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Middleware
1 18 (40.00%) REST
1 18 (40.00%) SOAP
1 18 (40.00%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Life Science
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Quality Management
2 23 (51.11%) Risk Management
3 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
4 21 (46.67%) Document Management
5 19 (42.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (42.22%) Validation
6 18 (40.00%) BPEL
6 18 (40.00%) BPMN
6 18 (40.00%) Build Automation
6 18 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 18 (40.00%) Case Management
6 18 (40.00%) Data Management
6 18 (40.00%) DevOps
6 18 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 18 (40.00%) SOA
6 18 (40.00%) Software Architecture
6 18 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 18 (40.00%) TOGAF
7 17 (37.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) C
3 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CISA
3 2 (4.44%) CISM
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CRISC
3 2 (4.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (4.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 18 (40.00%) SLA
2 9 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 8 (17.78%) ISO 13485
4 7 (15.56%) IEC 62304
4 7 (15.56%) MISRA
4 7 (15.56%) MISRA C
5 4 (8.89%) QA
6 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
6 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (2.22%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) EMC
1 18 (40.00%) Pega
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Minitab
5 1 (2.22%) MKS