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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 42 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.72% 3.32% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 3.98% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 31
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,173 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +3.84%
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
944 980 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.54% 83.55% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 810 850 763
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 25 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Newport +14 19 £49,750 +50.75% 1
Continuous Improvement
Wales

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.00%) Finance
4 18 (22.50%) SDLC
5 16 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 16 (20.00%) Project Management
5 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
6 14 (17.50%) QA
7 13 (16.25%) Advertising
8 12 (15.00%) ITIL
9 11 (13.75%) Web Services
9 11 (13.75%) SQL
9 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.75%) Scrum
10 10 (12.50%) SOAP
10 10 (12.50%) Windows
11 9 (11.25%) ERP
11 9 (11.25%) SAP
11 9 (11.25%) Oracle
11 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
11 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (10.00%) Web Development
12 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
12 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.00%) REST
12 8 (10.00%) Process Improvement
12 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) IaaS
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
2 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Advertising
3 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.75%) Electronics
5 5 (6.25%) Legal
6 4 (5.00%) Welsh Language
7 3 (3.75%) Law
8 1 (1.25%) Back Office
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) Retail
8 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Analyst
2 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 8 (10.00%) Systems Support
2 8 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 7 (8.75%) Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Development Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Web Services
2 10 (12.50%) SOAP
3 8 (10.00%) .NET
3 8 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (5.00%) COM
5 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) SDLC
3 16 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 16 (20.00%) Project Management
4 12 (15.00%) ITIL
5 11 (13.75%) Scrum
5 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.25%) ERP
7 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 8 (10.00%) DevOps
7 8 (10.00%) E-business
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) MVC
8 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) Information Security
9 6 (7.50%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) C#
3 7 (8.75%) C
3 7 (8.75%) C++
4 6 (7.50%) Erlang
4 6 (7.50%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) Python
5 4 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) Haskell
6 2 (2.50%) Lisp
7 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) CISMP
1 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.00%) CBAP
2 4 (5.00%) IIBA
2 4 (5.00%) ISEB
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) MCTS
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
2 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.50%) Snort
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) SAP
3 5 (6.25%) IBM
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco
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