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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 49 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.56% 1.34% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.71% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 15
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +10.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1119 1052 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.32% 78.10% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 917 919 834
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +26 45 £39,674 -12.80%
West Wales - 3 £40,000 -
North Wales +1 1 £90,000 +350.00%
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 57 (59.38%) Finance
2 40 (41.67%) Project Management
3 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (23.96%) Banking
5 23 (23.96%) Degree
6 22 (22.92%) Six Sigma
6 22 (22.92%) PMI Certification
7 21 (21.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 19 (19.79%) Java
9 18 (18.75%) People Management
10 16 (16.67%) UML
10 16 (16.67%) PMP
10 16 (16.67%) Use Case
10 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
11 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
12 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
13 11 (11.46%) ITIL
13 11 (11.46%) Back Office
14 10 (10.42%) SDLC
15 9 (9.38%) Welsh Language
15 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
15 9 (9.38%) Web Services
16 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2
16 8 (8.33%) SOAP
16 8 (8.33%) SQL
16 8 (8.33%) Internet
16 8 (8.33%) Microsoft

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Project
3 6 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
2 7 (7.29%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) LAN
3 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) VoIP
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Selenium
1 7 (7.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (59.38%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Banking
3 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (11.46%) Back Office
5 9 (9.38%) Welsh Language
6 3 (3.13%) Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.04%) Electronics
8 1 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Project Manager
2 16 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (7.29%) QA Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) AWS Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Release Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (5.21%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Designer
7 5 (5.21%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Problem Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (4.17%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Web Services
2 8 (8.33%) SOAP
2 8 (8.33%) REST
3 7 (7.29%) DWR
3 7 (7.29%) XML
4 5 (5.21%) .NET
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.08%) Velocity
7 1 (1.04%) LAMP
7 1 (1.04%) HTML
7 1 (1.04%) J2EE
7 1 (1.04%) jQuery
7 1 (1.04%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.25%) PMI
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) AS400
5 1 (1.04%) iSeries
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) UNIX
3 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) AIX
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) OS/400
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Project Management
2 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.92%) Six Sigma
4 18 (18.75%) People Management
5 16 (16.67%) Use Case
5 16 (16.67%) UML
5 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.46%) ITIL
8 10 (10.42%) SDLC
9 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.33%) Change Management
9 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.29%) Business Transformation
10 7 (7.29%) Software Delivery
10 7 (7.29%) Performance Management
10 7 (7.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) Java
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) COBOL
5 2 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) Scala
6 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Degree
2 22 (22.92%) PMI Certification
3 21 (21.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 16 (16.67%) PMP
5 6 (6.25%) APMP
6 4 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.08%) CEH
8 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.04%) GCIA
9 1 (1.04%) CISSP
9 1 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Unisys
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (2.08%) IBM
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Apple
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) NetApp
6 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow