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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 51 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 49 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.51% 3.83% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 4.76% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 20
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,939 £30,600 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
1140 988 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.60% 80.59% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 949 837 832
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -8 44 £45,000 -14.28% 9
West Wales +15 4 £67,500 +104.54% 2
North Wales - 1 £50,000 - 2
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (67.12%) Finance
2 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.99%) Project Management
4 20 (27.40%) Six Sigma
4 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 15 (20.55%) Banking
8 14 (19.18%) Degree
8 14 (19.18%) Lean Six Sigma
9 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
9 9 (12.33%) Change Management
9 9 (12.33%) Java
10 8 (10.96%) ITIL
10 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
10 8 (10.96%) Service Management
10 8 (10.96%) QA
10 8 (10.96%) Process Improvement
10 8 (10.96%) People Management
10 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.22%) Oracle
12 6 (8.22%) SQL
12 6 (8.22%) UML
12 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.22%) HTTP
12 6 (8.22%) PMP
12 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) VoIP
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Selenium
1 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.37%) AccuRev
2 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 49 (67.12%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Law
6 2 (2.74%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) QA Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) Process Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) IT Director
5 3 (4.11%) Problem Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (2.74%) PMO Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Head of Development
6 2 (2.74%) Designer
6 2 (2.74%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Applications Architect
6 2 (2.74%) Network Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.74%) Architect
6 2 (2.74%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) XML
1 5 (6.85%) REST
2 4 (5.48%) SOAP
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) J2EE
4 2 (2.74%) Mojolicious
4 2 (2.74%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) WinForms
5 1 (1.37%) Spring
5 1 (1.37%) JSON
5 1 (1.37%) Velocity
5 1 (1.37%) .NET
5 1 (1.37%) LAMP
5 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) PMI
3 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.37%) AS400
4 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.37%) iSeries
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) UNIX
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.74%) CentOS
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Project Management
3 20 (27.40%) Six Sigma
3 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.18%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (12.33%) Change Management
6 8 (10.96%) Service Management
6 8 (10.96%) ITIL
6 8 (10.96%) Process Improvement
6 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.96%) People Management
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Use Case
8 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Business Transformation
8 6 (8.22%) UML
8 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) Scala
5 1 (1.37%) Golang
5 1 (1.37%) COBOL
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 14 (19.18%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
4 6 (8.22%) PMP
5 4 (5.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (5.48%) APMP
6 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.74%) ISEB
8 1 (1.37%) CISSP
8 1 (1.37%) RHCE
8 1 (1.37%) GCIA
8 1 (1.37%) CEH
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) VMware
3 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.74%) Unisys
4 2 (2.74%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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