Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 32 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 88 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 3.11% 5.31% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.92% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 64 64
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £41,375 £29,825 £30,318
90th Percentile £62,625 £65,350 £61,175
Wales median annual salary £46,250 £45,500 £40,210
% change year-on-year +1.65% +13.16% +7.23%

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 573 1,487 1,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.11% 89.69% 88.22%
Number of salaries quoted 532 1,286 1,189
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +3.90%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in South Wales.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in South Wales over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

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 28 November 2020. 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 -13 17 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Torfaen - 2 £52,000 - 1
Caerphilly +8 1 £31,000 -29.47%
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Kanban
2 6 (30.00%) AWS
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) Docker
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (15.00%) Azure
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) SLA
6 2 (10.00%) PMI
6 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) C#

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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Azure
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) MbUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) MSTest
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Support Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Kafka
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Kanban
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Apple