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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.24% 0.87% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.10% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 5
Average salary £38,000 £39,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.40% +47.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,925 £36,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
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
942 1091 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.41% 79.12% 70.51%
Number of salaries quoted 774 973 725
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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 +38 40 £38,000 -4.40% 6
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Finance
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 24 (40.00%) Scrum
5 17 (28.33%) Spring
6 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 13 (21.67%) Open Source
7 13 (21.67%) XML
8 12 (20.00%) SQL
8 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (18.33%) REST
10 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
10 10 (16.67%) J2EE
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) HTML
11 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.00%) Project Management
11 9 (15.00%) Pair Programming
11 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) JSON
11 9 (15.00%) Release Management
11 9 (15.00%) DevOps
12 8 (13.33%) TDD
12 8 (13.33%) UNIX
12 8 (13.33%) OO
13 7 (11.67%) RUP

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (6.67%) FileNet
1 4 (6.67%) LiveCycle
1 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.33%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Subversion
1 4 (6.67%) Maven
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
1 4 (6.67%) Selenium
1 4 (6.67%) Hudson
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) GCC
4 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (3.33%) Java Programmer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Process Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.33%) Product Owner
6 2 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Spring
2 13 (21.67%) XML
3 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (18.33%) REST
5 10 (16.67%) J2EE
5 10 (16.67%) Web Services
6 9 (15.00%) HTML
6 9 (15.00%) JSON
7 7 (11.67%) HTML5
7 7 (11.67%) SOAP
8 6 (10.00%) XSLT
8 6 (10.00%) JSF
9 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.00%) WinForms
10 3 (5.00%) .NET
11 2 (3.33%) XSD
12 1 (1.67%) LAMP
12 1 (1.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Open Source
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) Release Management
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Pair Programming
7 8 (13.33%) TDD
7 8 (13.33%) OO
8 7 (11.67%) RUP
8 7 (11.67%) DSDM
8 7 (11.67%) ITIL
8 7 (11.67%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (10.00%) Service Management
9 6 (10.00%) OOD
10 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) PHP
5 4 (6.67%) Groovy
5 4 (6.67%) Scala
5 4 (6.67%) Clojure
6 2 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.67%) RHCE
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) IBM
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Twitter
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Minitab
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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