The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 33 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.98% 3.31% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 4.01% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 11
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Continuous Improvement
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
535 499 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.69% 82.48% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 438 410 406
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cardiff region.

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 37 (74.00%) Finance
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Project Management
4 17 (34.00%) Six Sigma
4 17 (34.00%) Banking
5 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (32.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 12 (24.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 11 (22.00%) Degree
8 8 (16.00%) Java
8 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.00%) People Management
9 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
9 7 (14.00%) PMI Certification
9 7 (14.00%) QA
10 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (12.00%) Service Management
10 6 (12.00%) Change Management
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL
10 6 (12.00%) HTTP
10 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
10 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (10.00%) REST
11 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
1 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (74.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 3 (6.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.00%) Welsh Language
6 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Law
7 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Process Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Quality Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Operations Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Head of Business Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XML
1 5 (10.00%) REST
2 4 (8.00%) SOAP
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) Mojolicious
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) OS/400
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Project Management
3 17 (34.00%) Six Sigma
4 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
6 7 (14.00%) People Management
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) Change Management
8 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) UML
8 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 5 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) Go
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) RPG
5 1 (2.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.00%) PMP
5 4 (8.00%) APMP
5 4 (8.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) GCIA
6 1 (2.00%) CEH
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.00%) Apple
3 2 (4.00%) Unisys
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat