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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.50% 3.57% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.30% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 15
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Continuous Improvement
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 884 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 81.90% 83.00% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 828 759 687
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 33 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Newport -4 5 £33,500 +36.73% 1
Continuous Improvement
Wales

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 42 (65.63%) Finance
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.63%) Project Management
4 21 (32.81%) Six Sigma
5 20 (31.25%) Banking
5 20 (31.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (26.56%) Degree
8 16 (25.00%) PMI Certification
9 14 (21.88%) Java
10 13 (20.31%) People Management
11 11 (17.19%) UML
11 11 (17.19%) PMP
11 11 (17.19%) Use Case
11 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
12 10 (15.63%) Lean Six Sigma
13 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.50%) ITIL
14 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
15 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.94%) SQL
15 7 (10.94%) Service Management
15 7 (10.94%) Change Management
15 7 (10.94%) QA
15 7 (10.94%) Matrix Management
15 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
15 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
16 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Project
3 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Selenium
1 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (65.63%) Finance
2 20 (31.25%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Back Office
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Welsh Language
6 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.81%) QA Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Process Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) PMO Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Designer
5 3 (4.69%) Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (4.69%) Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Problem Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Applications Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Head of Development
6 2 (3.13%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Network Operations Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Head of Business Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) REST
2 5 (7.81%) SOAP
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 5 (7.81%) XML
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 2 (3.13%) Mojolicious
4 2 (3.13%) jQuery
4 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) PMI
3 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
5 1 (1.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) UNIX
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (1.56%) OS/400
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Project Management
3 21 (32.81%) Six Sigma
4 18 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.31%) People Management
6 11 (17.19%) Use Case
6 11 (17.19%) UML
6 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
7 10 (15.63%) Lean Six Sigma
8 8 (12.50%) ITIL
8 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.94%) Change Management
9 7 (10.94%) Service Management
9 7 (10.94%) Matrix Management
9 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
9 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (1.56%) Go
5 1 (1.56%) RPG
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 17 (26.56%) Degree
3 16 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 11 (17.19%) PMP
5 6 (9.38%) APMP
6 4 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) GCIA
8 1 (1.56%) CEH
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.56%) CISSP
8 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Unisys
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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