Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 62 41
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 27 34 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.49% 2.90% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 3.15% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 38
Median annual salary £45,000 £34,406 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.79% -19.05% -3.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,129 £30,318
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,950 £55,050
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +5.88%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 528 1,078 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.71% 91.90% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 469 933 766
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cardiff over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) MySQL
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) RESTful
5 7 (25.93%) Kanban
5 7 (25.93%) Local Government
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) AWS
6 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 6 (22.22%) Docker
7 5 (18.52%) .NET Core
7 5 (18.52%) Microservices
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) MVC

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (7.41%) Serverless
4 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.41%) git-flow
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Local Government
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
2 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Customer Support Manager
3 3 (11.11%) ICT Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Service Operations
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Coach
5 1 (3.70%) Bid Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Clinical Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Change Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Core
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (11.11%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Scrum
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Kanban
3 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
5 4 (14.81%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) PHP
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CISA
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) CRISC
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.41%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Blue Prism
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian