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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 31 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% 0.68% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 0.87% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 2
Average salary £38,750 £42,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.35% -2.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,325 £37,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.84%
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
821 923 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.88% 78.89% 73.80%
Number of salaries quoted 723 824 607
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +11 22 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Newport +19 6 £32,500 - 1
Continuous Improvement
Wales

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Scrum
3 27 (49.09%) Java
4 20 (36.36%) Spring
5 19 (34.55%) Finance
6 18 (32.73%) XML
6 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Open Source
7 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
8 16 (29.09%) NoSQL
9 15 (27.27%) J2EE
9 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
10 14 (25.45%) TDD
10 14 (25.45%) Pair Programming
10 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
10 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (23.64%) Release Management
11 13 (23.64%) DevOps
11 13 (23.64%) Web Services
11 13 (23.64%) RUP
11 13 (23.64%) DSDM
12 12 (21.82%) XSLT
12 12 (21.82%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (21.82%) OO
13 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.00%) SOA
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.00%) IBM
13 11 (20.00%) Subversion
13 11 (20.00%) Maven

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (20.00%) Confluence
2 10 (18.18%) FileNet
2 10 (18.18%) LiveCycle
3 3 (5.45%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) NoSQL
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Subversion
1 11 (20.00%) Maven
1 11 (20.00%) JIRA
1 11 (20.00%) Hudson
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Advertising
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Programmer
4 8 (14.55%) Java Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Java Programmer
4 8 (14.55%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Accountant
6 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.45%) SAP Support
6 3 (5.45%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Spring
2 18 (32.73%) XML
3 15 (27.27%) J2EE
3 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 13 (23.64%) Web Services
5 12 (21.82%) XSLT
6 11 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (18.18%) SOAP
7 10 (18.18%) JSF
8 8 (14.55%) JSON
8 8 (14.55%) HTML
8 8 (14.55%) REST
9 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.64%) XSD
12 1 (1.82%) LAMP
12 1 (1.82%) .NET
12 1 (1.82%) WinForms
12 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (1.82%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Scrum
3 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
5 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.45%) TDD
5 14 (25.45%) Pair Programming
5 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
6 13 (23.64%) RUP
6 13 (23.64%) DSDM
6 13 (23.64%) Release Management
6 13 (23.64%) DevOps
7 12 (21.82%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (21.82%) OO
8 11 (20.00%) SOA
9 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) OOD
10 5 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Groovy
2 11 (20.00%) Scala
2 11 (20.00%) Clojure
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 3 (5.45%) ABAP
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.82%) RHCE
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) IBM
1 11 (20.00%) Twitter
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Adobe
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Minitab
5 2 (3.64%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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