Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 57 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +30
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 47 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.51% 3.41% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 4.07% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 68
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £32,275
90th Percentile £64,375 £55,050 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% -20.00%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 931 1156 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 90.04% 83.83% 85.89%
Number of salaries quoted 814 991 1034
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,675 £52,500 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (46.15%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) SDLC
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) MySQL
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Test Management
6 4 (15.38%) JIRA
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Product Management
6 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (15.38%) Subversion
6 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Management Information System

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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
1 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Portfolio Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.85%) Mitel Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Photography
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) SDLC
3 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
5 4 (15.38%) Product Management
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Test Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) People Management
7 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Mitel
5 1 (3.85%) SAP