Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 74 70
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 57 48 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.02% 3.01% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 3.35% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 55 44 73
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,125 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.11% -7.78% -

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 1,278 1,432 2,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 90.19% 89.67% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,237 1,755
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,430 £23,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,375 £56,250 £54,900
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Newport +25 27 £60,000 +84.62%
Cardiff -3 23 £37,000 -12.94% 5
Torfaen +2 5 £50,000 +20.48%
Neath Port Talbot -1 1 £45,000 - 1
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) CMMI
4 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
4 16 (28.07%) Project Planning
4 16 (28.07%) Product Management
4 16 (28.07%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 12 (21.05%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) User Stories
7 9 (15.79%) Project Management
7 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.04%) Coaching
9 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (12.28%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) Oracle
10 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) QA
10 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
12 4 (7.02%) HTML
12 4 (7.02%) Java
12 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
12 4 (7.02%) Six Sigma
12 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.02%) RESTful
12 4 (7.02%) Statistics
12 4 (7.02%) MongoDB

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 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.75%) Drupal
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) NAS
1 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.51%) Ingres
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Local Government
3 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Coach
5 4 (7.02%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Database Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) DBA
7 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Junior
7 2 (3.51%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.51%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Data Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) HTML
1 4 (7.02%) RESTful
2 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 3 (5.26%) React
2 3 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) Ext JS
3 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) Kafka
4 1 (1.75%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) CMDB
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.75%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) CMMI
3 16 (28.07%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
3 16 (28.07%) Product Management
3 16 (28.07%) Project Planning
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) User Stories
6 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) Coaching
8 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
9 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.02%) Decision-Making
10 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Six Sigma
10 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.02%) Statistics
11 3 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Erlang
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) Go
6 1 (1.75%) R
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.51%) PMO
4 1 (1.75%) COBIT
4 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Actian
3 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.51%) Sencha
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk