The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Wales / South Wales
Rank 52 49 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.99% 4.07% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 5.02% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 21
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
748 876 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.08% 81.11% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 661 768 864
Median salary £37,725 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Cardiff -6 10 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Newport -8 9 £50,000 +12.99%
Torfaen +11 2 £55,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £22,378 -
Bridgend - 1 £26,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Finance
3 20 (30.77%) SDLC
4 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (21.54%) Coaching
6 12 (18.46%) Project Management
6 12 (18.46%) Windows
7 11 (16.92%) Analytics
7 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
8 10 (15.38%) User Experience
8 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 10 (15.38%) QA
9 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
9 9 (13.85%) .NET
9 9 (13.85%) DevOps
9 9 (13.85%) People Management
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.31%) Python
10 8 (12.31%) Statistics
11 7 (10.77%) Marketing
11 7 (10.77%) Selenium
11 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
11 7 (10.77%) Release Management
11 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.77%) Unix
11 7 (10.77%) Web Services
11 7 (10.77%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (6.15%) CMS
1 4 (6.15%) nginx
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
2 4 (6.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) LAN
3 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
3 4 (6.15%) SSL
3 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.62%) VLAN
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) Broadband
6 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.62%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Ingres
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.77%) Selenium
2 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) PhantomJS
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.54%) JMeter
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.15%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Development Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Database Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Django Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Head of Development
5 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (6.15%) HTML Developer
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Scrum Master
5 4 (6.15%) SEO Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) Web Services
3 6 (9.23%) CSS
3 6 (9.23%) HTML
4 5 (7.69%) CSS3
4 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (6.15%) Django
5 4 (6.15%) OAuth
5 4 (6.15%) Velocity
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) COM
6 3 (4.62%) Dropwizard
6 3 (4.62%) Java EE
6 3 (4.62%) JMX
6 3 (4.62%) JPA
6 3 (4.62%) JSF
6 3 (4.62%) RESTful
6 3 (4.62%) Spring
6 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.38%) User Experience
3 8 (12.31%) Statistics
4 5 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.62%) Digital TV
6 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.08%) Cloud Native
7 2 (3.08%) IPTV
7 2 (3.08%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) SDLC
3 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.54%) Coaching
5 12 (18.46%) Project Management
6 11 (16.92%) Analytics
6 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
7 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (13.85%) DevOps
8 9 (13.85%) People Management
9 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.77%) Release Management
11 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
11 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) Python
2 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.54%) APMP
2 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Docker
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) PayPal
4 4 (6.15%) Tableau
5 3 (4.62%) Perforce
6 2 (3.08%) Nagra
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Facebook
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Twitter