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 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 71 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 0.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 1.07% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 3
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,325 £34,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.84%
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
980 1024 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.27% 77.52% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 821 914 667
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,525
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 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 19 September 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 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
South Wales +30 31 £38,750 -9.35% 9
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Scrum
3 29 (46.77%) Java
4 22 (35.48%) Spring
5 20 (32.26%) XML
5 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 20 (32.26%) Open Source
6 19 (30.65%) Mentoring
6 19 (30.65%) Finance
7 17 (27.42%) Configuration Management
7 17 (27.42%) NoSQL
8 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (25.81%) J2EE
8 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
8 16 (25.81%) TDD
8 16 (25.81%) Pair Programming
9 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
9 15 (24.19%) Web Services
9 15 (24.19%) OO
9 15 (24.19%) RUP
9 15 (24.19%) DSDM
9 15 (24.19%) Release Management
9 15 (24.19%) DevOps
10 14 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (20.97%) XSLT
11 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.35%) Maven
12 12 (19.35%) Subversion
12 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
12 12 (19.35%) SOA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (19.35%) Confluence
2 11 (17.74%) FileNet
2 11 (17.74%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.84%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) NoSQL
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 12 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.84%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Subversion
1 12 (19.35%) Maven
1 12 (19.35%) JIRA
1 12 (19.35%) Hudson
1 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) JMeter
3 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.61%) GCC
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Advertising
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Programmer
5 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Java Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Java Programmer
5 8 (12.90%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Accountant
8 3 (4.84%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (4.84%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) Spring
2 20 (32.26%) XML
3 16 (25.81%) J2EE
3 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
4 15 (24.19%) Web Services
5 13 (20.97%) XSLT
6 12 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (17.74%) SOAP
7 11 (17.74%) JSF
8 9 (14.52%) JSON
8 9 (14.52%) HTML
8 9 (14.52%) REST
9 7 (11.29%) HTML5
10 5 (8.06%) .NET
11 4 (6.45%) WinForms
11 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.23%) XSD
13 2 (3.23%) Spring Integration
14 1 (1.61%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Open Source
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) UNIX
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Scrum
3 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 19 (30.65%) Mentoring
5 17 (27.42%) Configuration Management
6 16 (25.81%) TDD
6 16 (25.81%) Pair Programming
6 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (24.19%) Release Management
7 15 (24.19%) DevOps
7 15 (24.19%) OO
7 15 (24.19%) RUP
7 15 (24.19%) DSDM
8 14 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
10 12 (19.35%) SOA
11 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
12 6 (9.68%) Project Management
13 5 (8.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) Groovy
2 12 (19.35%) Scala
2 12 (19.35%) Clojure
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) ABAP
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) SAP Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.61%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) IBM
1 12 (19.35%) Twitter
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Adobe
3 6 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Minitab
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) HP
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