The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 216 184
Rank change year-on-year +39 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 30 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 27
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -16.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.63% +4.76%  

Quality Management 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 4292 5449 4295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.00% 88.26% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3504 4384 3593
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Quality Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
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 Quality Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +22 18 £45,000 -10.00%
Staffordshire - 6 £35,250 - 1
Warwickshire +24 4 £46,000 -14.41%
Coventry +18 1 £30,000 +0.84%
Worcestershire - 1 £26,500 -
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Quality Management 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 Quality Management.

1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Manufacturing
3 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
4 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
5 14 (34.15%) MS Office
6 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
6 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (29.27%) QMS
8 11 (26.83%) Line Management
8 11 (26.83%) NHS
8 11 (26.83%) Process Management
8 11 (26.83%) ISEB
8 11 (26.83%) MS Visio
9 10 (24.39%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (24.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (24.39%) Logistics
9 10 (24.39%) Driving Licence
10 7 (17.07%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) ISO 9001
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) QA
13 4 (9.76%) Life Science
13 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
13 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (9.76%) Change Management

Quality Management
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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (34.15%) MS Office
3 11 (26.83%) MS Visio
4 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) MPLS
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) Power BI
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (46.34%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Quality Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Head of IT
7 2 (4.88%) Head of IT Operations
7 2 (4.88%) Head of Operations
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SAP MM Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SAP MM Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Dojo
2 1 (2.44%) DOM
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) NHS
2 10 (24.39%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Life Science
4 2 (4.88%) PMI
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
2 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (29.27%) QMS
4 11 (26.83%) Line Management
4 11 (26.83%) Process Management
5 10 (24.39%) Logistics
5 10 (24.39%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Change Control
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Coaching
10 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISEB
2 10 (24.39%) ISEB Practitioner
2 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO 9001
2 5 (12.20%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Pega
3 1 (2.44%) webMethods
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