Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 77 70
Rank change year-on-year +42 -7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 42 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.38% 2.19% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 2.39% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 49
Cardiff median annual salary £44,000 £32,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.38% -22.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £46,750 £57,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +11.84%

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 720 1,129 1,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.31% 91.64% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 633 1,048 1,069
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,925 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,950 £57,500 £53,050
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Scrum
5 9 (21.43%) VMware
5 9 (21.43%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (21.43%) Line Management
6 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.05%) SLA
7 7 (16.67%) Cisco
7 7 (16.67%) Project Management
7 7 (16.67%) Debian
7 7 (16.67%) CentOS
7 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 7 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Coaching
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.90%) ITIL
9 5 (11.90%) LAN
9 5 (11.90%) Games
9 5 (11.90%) TDD

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 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) nginx
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.52%) IPsec
4 4 (9.52%) VLAN
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.38%) Power BI
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
3 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.38%) Xdebug
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Scrum Master
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Business Process Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Process Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) QA Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) Laravel
1 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) CentOS
2 7 (16.67%) Debian
3 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Line Management
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Coaching
6 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) User Stories
8 4 (9.52%) ATDD
8 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 3 (7.14%) DevOps
9 3 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) AWK
2 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCNA
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 5 (11.90%) QA
3 3 (7.14%) GDPR
4 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.38%) IASME
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Citrix
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.38%) Coverity
7 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow