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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 79 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 17 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.53% 0.86% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.14% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 4
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £42,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,680 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -7.37%
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
812 878 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 73.22% 75.43% 74.35%
Number of salaries quoted 738 782 590
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 12 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Newport - 3 £32,500 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (50.91%) Scrum
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (34.55%) Spring
4 19 (34.55%) XML
4 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
4 19 (34.55%) Open Source
5 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
5 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
5 17 (30.91%) J2EE
5 17 (30.91%) TDD
6 16 (29.09%) Pair Programming
6 16 (29.09%) Release Management
6 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 16 (29.09%) DSDM
6 16 (29.09%) RUP
6 16 (29.09%) DevOps
7 15 (27.27%) Finance
8 14 (25.45%) Hibernate
8 14 (25.45%) JIRA
8 14 (25.45%) Subversion
8 14 (25.45%) Maven
8 14 (25.45%) SOA
8 14 (25.45%) Twitter
8 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
8 14 (25.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (25.45%) Groovy
8 14 (25.45%) Scala
8 14 (25.45%) Hudson

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (25.45%) Confluence
2 11 (20.00%) FileNet
2 11 (20.00%) LiveCycle
3 5 (9.09%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) 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 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
2 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (25.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Subversion
1 14 (25.45%) Maven
1 14 (25.45%) JIRA
1 14 (25.45%) Hudson
1 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Advertising
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Programmer
4 9 (16.36%) Java Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Java Programmer
4 9 (16.36%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Support
5 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Accountant
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) XML
1 19 (34.55%) Spring
2 17 (30.91%) J2EE
3 16 (29.09%) Web Services
4 14 (25.45%) Hibernate
4 14 (25.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (23.64%) XSLT
6 11 (20.00%) JSF
6 11 (20.00%) SOAP
7 8 (14.55%) HTML
7 8 (14.55%) JSON
7 8 (14.55%) REST
8 6 (10.91%) HTML5
9 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
10 3 (5.45%) Spring Integration
10 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (5.45%) GWT
10 3 (5.45%) .NET
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Scrum
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (30.91%) TDD
4 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
5 16 (29.09%) RUP
5 16 (29.09%) DSDM
5 16 (29.09%) Pair Programming
5 16 (29.09%) Release Management
5 16 (29.09%) DevOps
6 14 (25.45%) SOA
7 13 (23.64%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (23.64%) OO
7 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) MVC
10 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.27%) Project Management
10 4 (7.27%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) Groovy
2 14 (25.45%) Scala
2 14 (25.45%) Clojure
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) ABAP
5 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 3 (5.45%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SAP Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.82%) RHCE
5 1 (1.82%) ACCA
5 1 (1.82%) CIMA
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Twitter
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) IBM
4 11 (20.00%) Adobe
5 9 (16.36%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Minitab
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) HP
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