Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 65 79
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 67 75 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.77% 3.39% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 3.77% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 67
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +9.09%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £62,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £43,248 £42,000
% change year-on-year -13.29% +2.97% +9.09%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1244 1989 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.48% 89.92% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1781 1807
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +34 36 £43,250 +1.76% 2
Newport +1 24 £34,675 -33.95%
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £40,000 -
Torfaen +5 1 £21,000 - 1
Caerphilly -3 1 £17,000 -41.38%
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.88%) Unix
5 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
5 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
5 12 (17.91%) PaaS
5 12 (17.91%) IaaS
6 11 (16.42%) SaaS
6 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
6 11 (16.42%) Release Management
6 11 (16.42%) Windows
7 10 (14.93%) Citrix
7 10 (14.93%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) VMware
7 10 (14.93%) Firewall
7 10 (14.93%) Problem Management
7 10 (14.93%) Splunk
7 10 (14.93%) Line Management
7 10 (14.93%) Coaching
8 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (13.43%) CentOS
8 9 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (13.43%) Finance
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.94%) SAN
9 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
9 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Server

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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) nginx
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) SAS
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) IaaS
1 12 (17.91%) PaaS
2 11 (16.42%) SaaS
3 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (8.96%) Office 365
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.48%) G Suite
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (11.94%) SAN
4 6 (8.96%) DNS
4 6 (8.96%) NetScaler
5 5 (7.46%) LAN
6 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 4 (5.97%) NAS
6 4 (5.97%) WAN
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.48%) IPsec
7 3 (4.48%) Network Security
7 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) VLAN
7 3 (4.48%) VPN
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) SNMP
8 1 (1.49%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.46%) Ingres
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Power BI
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.49%) Grunt
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Xdebug
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Administrator
2 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Operations Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) DBA
5 4 (5.97%) Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Scrum Master
5 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Business Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Business Process Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (4.48%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) CSS3
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) React
3 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 2 (2.99%) Sass
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.49%) Laravel
4 1 (1.49%) LESS
4 1 (1.49%) LINQ
4 1 (1.49%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) User Experience
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Blog
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Unix
3 11 (16.42%) Windows
4 9 (13.43%) CentOS
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
6 7 (10.45%) Ubuntu
7 6 (8.96%) AIX
7 6 (8.96%) Debian
8 2 (2.99%) Solaris
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
3 11 (16.42%) Release Management
4 10 (14.93%) Coaching
4 10 (14.93%) Line Management
4 10 (14.93%) Problem Management
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.45%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
7 5 (7.46%) People Management
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) SDLC
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) Java
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) AWK
3 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
3 1 (1.49%) PHP 5
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) CCNA
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) GDPR
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.49%) IASME
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (4.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Citrix
2 10 (14.93%) Splunk
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle
6 5 (7.46%) Actian
7 3 (4.48%) Google
7 3 (4.48%) SAP
7 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
8 2 (2.99%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.49%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy
9 1 (1.49%) Sage
9 1 (1.49%) Talend