Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 297 272
Rank change year-on-year +48 -25 -40
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 77 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 69 27 29
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -17.58% -11.65%
10th Percentile £29,300 £26,200 £30,400
90th Percentile £71,500 £66,000 £59,250
England median annual salary £50,500 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.94% -6.36% -

Quality Management 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 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
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 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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 - 23 £71,500 -
Birmingham +5 20 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +19 9 £44,500 +64.81%
Coventry +14 9 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +1 5 £46,000 -16.36%
Worcestershire - 4 £30,250 -
Solihull -4 1 £45,000 +69.81%
Walsall - 1 £18,000 -
Smethwick - 1 £50,000 -
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 42 (54.55%) QMS
2 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.47%) Risk Management
4 24 (31.17%) Data Management
5 23 (29.87%) Document Management
5 23 (29.87%) Software Engineering
6 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 21 (27.27%) Validation
7 21 (27.27%) Business Analysis
7 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
8 20 (25.97%) Unit Testing
8 20 (25.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (25.97%) TOGAF
8 20 (25.97%) EMC
9 19 (24.68%) Middleware
9 19 (24.68%) SLA
9 19 (24.68%) SOA
9 19 (24.68%) Documentum
9 19 (24.68%) SOAP
9 19 (24.68%) Web Services
9 19 (24.68%) Windows
9 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
9 19 (24.68%) BPEL
9 19 (24.68%) Selenium
9 19 (24.68%) Build Automation
9 19 (24.68%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
9 19 (24.68%) Puppet

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 19 (24.68%) Documentum
1 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
2 18 (23.38%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.79%) Doxygen
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) LAN
1 5 (6.49%) WAN
2 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.19%) MPLS
2 4 (5.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.19%) Power BI
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
1 19 (24.68%) Selenium
2 12 (15.58%) Maven
3 10 (12.99%) JIRA
3 10 (12.99%) Subversion
4 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.79%) ClearQuest
5 6 (7.79%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (7.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.19%) VectorCAST
6 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.90%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Architect
2 12 (15.58%) Pega Architect
3 7 (9.09%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) ITIL Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Linux Support
4 6 (7.79%) Software Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Support Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Compliance Manager
5 5 (6.49%) IT Support
5 5 (6.49%) Quality Manager
6 4 (5.19%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (5.19%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Data Compliance Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) Middleware
1 19 (24.68%) REST
1 19 (24.68%) SOAP
1 19 (24.68%) Web Services
2 8 (10.39%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.60%) WinForms
3 2 (2.60%) WPF
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) Life Science
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) CCTV
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) Verilog
5 1 (1.30%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) QMS
2 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.47%) Risk Management
4 24 (31.17%) Data Management
5 23 (29.87%) Document Management
5 23 (29.87%) Software Engineering
6 21 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 21 (27.27%) Validation
7 20 (25.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (25.97%) TOGAF
7 20 (25.97%) Unit Testing
8 19 (24.68%) BPEL
8 19 (24.68%) BPMN
8 19 (24.68%) Build Automation
8 19 (24.68%) Case Management
8 19 (24.68%) DevOps
8 19 (24.68%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 19 (24.68%) SOA
9 18 (23.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) C#
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) C
2 7 (9.09%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) CISA
3 2 (2.60%) CISM
3 2 (2.60%) CISSP
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) CRISC
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.30%) HNC
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 19 (24.68%) SLA
2 13 (16.88%) ISO 9001
3 9 (11.69%) ISO 13485
4 7 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (9.09%) QA
5 6 (7.79%) IEC 62304
5 6 (7.79%) MISRA
5 6 (7.79%) MISRA C
6 5 (6.49%) PMO
7 4 (5.19%) ISO 14001
8 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
9 1 (1.30%) COBIT
9 1 (1.30%) ISO 26262
9 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Puppet
2 7 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) EMC
3 19 (24.68%) Pega
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle
5 6 (7.79%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.79%) BMC
5 6 (7.79%) CollabNet
5 6 (7.79%) IBM
5 6 (7.79%) Serena
5 6 (7.79%) Sonatype
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Minitab
7 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Teradata
7 1 (1.30%) Veeam
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard