The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 55 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.52% 3.34% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.07% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +8.86%
Continuous Improvement
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 1080 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.12% 82.00% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 921 923 825
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
South Wales +3 44 £50,000 -2.43% 5
West Wales +14 3 £47,500 +43.93%
North Wales -5 1 £90,000 +350.00%
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 49 (65.33%) Finance
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) Project Management
3 22 (29.33%) Six Sigma
4 21 (28.00%) Banking
4 21 (28.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 21 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (24.00%) Degree
7 17 (22.67%) PMI Certification
8 15 (20.00%) Java
9 14 (18.67%) People Management
10 12 (16.00%) Use Case
10 12 (16.00%) UML
10 12 (16.00%) PMP
10 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
12 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
12 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 10 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
13 9 (12.00%) ITIL
14 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.67%) Change Management
14 8 (10.67%) QA
15 7 (9.33%) Matrix Management
15 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.33%) Process Improvement
15 7 (9.33%) Business Transformation
15 7 (9.33%) Service Management
15 7 (9.33%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Project
3 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) DHCP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) AccuRev
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (65.33%) Finance
2 21 (28.00%) Banking
3 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.67%) Welsh Language
5 4 (5.33%) Back Office
6 3 (4.00%) Marketing
7 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Online Betting
8 1 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.33%) Games
8 1 (1.33%) Electronics
8 1 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Developer
3 6 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Process Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Problem Manager
5 4 (5.33%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Designer
6 3 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) REST
2 5 (6.67%) SOAP
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 3 (4.00%) DWR
3 3 (4.00%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.67%) Mojolicious
4 2 (2.67%) jQuery
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.33%) Velocity
5 1 (1.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) Spring
5 1 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.33%) .NET
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) PMI
3 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) iSeries
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) UNIX
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.33%) OS/400
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (44.00%) Project Management
2 22 (29.33%) Six Sigma
3 19 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.67%) People Management
5 12 (16.00%) Use Case
5 12 (16.00%) UML
5 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (12.00%) ITIL
8 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.67%) Change Management
9 7 (9.33%) Matrix Management
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.33%) Process Improvement
9 7 (9.33%) Business Transformation
9 7 (9.33%) Service Management
10 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) Scala
5 1 (1.33%) Go
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.33%) RPG
5 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 18 (24.00%) Degree
3 17 (22.67%) PMI Certification
4 12 (16.00%) PMP
5 6 (8.00%) APMP
6 4 (5.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) CEH
9 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.33%) GCIA
9 1 (1.33%) CISSP
9 1 (1.33%) RHCE
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.00%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Unisys
4 2 (2.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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