The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.12% 3.56% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 4.18% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 46
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,825 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,125 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% -  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 663 957 1072
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 89.96% 85.14% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 569 835 910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,441 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 17 £42,500 - 1
Newport -1 4 £34,663 -33.34%
Caerphilly - 1 £17,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £41,500 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) SDLC
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 8 (17.78%) QA
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) Line Management
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) VMware
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 6 (13.33%) IaaS
9 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.33%) SaaS
9 6 (13.33%) PaaS
10 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 5 (11.11%) Unix
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.89%) Publishing
11 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Subversion

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) JBoss
1 3 (6.67%) nginx
1 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) IaaS
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) G Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) Ingres
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) IPTV
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.22%) Photography
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.67%) OpenBSD
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (24.44%) SDLC
4 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Line Management
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.89%) High Availability
9 4 (8.89%) IT Governance
9 4 (8.89%) IT Strategy
9 4 (8.89%) Product Management
9 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Test Management
10 3 (6.67%) Coaching
10 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
10 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Terraform
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Actian
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Mitel
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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