Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +44 -16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 33 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.96% 2.45% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 2.73% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 51
Cardiff median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £38,979
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +9.03% -2.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £43,248 £42,000
% change year-on-year -7.51% +2.97% +10.53%

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 741 1208 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.94% 89.81% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 660 1100 1122
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £24,725 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,125 £53,175
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cardiff over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.00%) Line Management
5 8 (20.00%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 7 (17.50%) SLA
6 7 (17.50%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (15.00%) CentOS
7 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.00%) Debian
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco
7 6 (15.00%) Java
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Games
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.50%) IPsec
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 3 (7.50%) VLAN
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Business Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Business Process Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) Laravel
1 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) CentOS
2 6 (15.00%) Debian
3 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Line Management
3 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (17.50%) Process Improvement
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Coaching
6 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) ATDD
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) AWK
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CCNA
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.50%) IASME
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Citrix
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow