The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 83 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 18 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.35% 1.93% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.62% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 6
Average salary £45,500 £40,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.34% +19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 915 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.39% 73.43% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 882 807 610
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,031
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Continuous Improvement Salary Trend in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Continuous Improvement Salary Histogram in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
South Wales -11 16 £45,500 +7.05% 2
North Wales - 1 £20,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 30 (46.88%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) Scrum
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.81%) Spring
4 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
4 21 (32.81%) XML
4 21 (32.81%) Configuration Management
4 21 (32.81%) Unit Testing
4 21 (32.81%) Open Source
5 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (31.25%) TDD
6 19 (29.69%) Pair Programming
6 19 (29.69%) RUP
6 19 (29.69%) DSDM
6 19 (29.69%) Web Services
6 19 (29.69%) Release Management
6 19 (29.69%) DevOps
7 18 (28.13%) NoSQL
7 18 (28.13%) J2EE
8 16 (25.00%) Subversion
8 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 16 (25.00%) Maven
8 16 (25.00%) JIRA
8 16 (25.00%) SOA
8 16 (25.00%) Hudson
8 16 (25.00%) Clojure
8 16 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 16 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (25.00%) Twitter
8 16 (25.00%) Jenkins

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 16 (25.00%) Confluence
2 12 (18.75%) FileNet
2 12 (18.75%) LiveCycle
3 9 (14.06%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (28.13%) NoSQL
3 16 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 16 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.25%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.56%) MaxDB
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Subversion
1 16 (25.00%) Maven
1 16 (25.00%) JIRA
1 16 (25.00%) Hudson
1 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Programmer
4 9 (14.06%) Java Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Java Programmer
4 9 (14.06%) Developer Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) SAP Support
5 8 (12.50%) Support Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Automated Test Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Systems Accountant
8 4 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) XML
1 21 (32.81%) Spring
2 19 (29.69%) Web Services
3 18 (28.13%) J2EE
4 16 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (21.88%) XSLT
5 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 12 (18.75%) JSF
6 12 (18.75%) SOAP
7 9 (14.06%) HTML
7 9 (14.06%) JSON
7 9 (14.06%) REST
8 8 (12.50%) .NET
9 7 (10.94%) HTML5
9 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.38%) WinForms
11 5 (7.81%) Spring Integration
12 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (6.25%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Open Source
2 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) CentOS
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Scrum
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) Configuration Management
3 21 (32.81%) Unit Testing
4 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (31.25%) TDD
5 19 (29.69%) Pair Programming
5 19 (29.69%) RUP
5 19 (29.69%) DSDM
5 19 (29.69%) Release Management
5 19 (29.69%) DevOps
6 16 (25.00%) SOA
6 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (23.44%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (23.44%) OO
8 7 (10.94%) MVC
8 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) Groovy
2 16 (25.00%) Scala
2 16 (25.00%) Clojure
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.06%) ABAP
4 8 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) SAP Certification
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) CCNA
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.56%) ACCA
3 1 (1.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Twitter
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) SAP
3 13 (20.31%) IBM
4 12 (18.75%) Adobe
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) Minitab
North Wales
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago