Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 46 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 71 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.48% 4.64% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 5.07% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 65 63 64
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £43,248
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -12.13% +2.97%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £26,975
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.23% -11.76% +1.19%

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 1,385 1,262 1,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.38% 91.52% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,109 1,775
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Cardiff -13 50 £41,500 -2.35% 12
Newport -2 13 £53,500 +55.07% 4
Torfaen +6 4 £58,750 +179.76%
Neath Port Talbot +5 3 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Scrum
3 20 (28.17%) Finance
4 15 (21.13%) SQL
5 14 (19.72%) Java
5 14 (19.72%) QA
6 13 (18.31%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
6 13 (18.31%) Coaching
7 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.08%) User Stories
9 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (12.68%) Project Management
9 9 (12.68%) User Experience
10 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
10 8 (11.27%) Linux
10 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) CentOS
11 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.86%) Windows
11 7 (9.86%) Oracle
11 7 (9.86%) React
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (8.45%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (8.45%) DevOps
12 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.45%) Citrix
12 6 (8.45%) Microsoft

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 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.23%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.23%) GitHub
4 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 3 (4.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.82%) IaaS
5 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (4.23%) DHCP
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
1 3 (4.23%) IPsec
1 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
1 3 (4.23%) SAN
1 3 (4.23%) Skype
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.23%) VLAN
1 3 (4.23%) VoIP
1 3 (4.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Power BI
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.41%) OLAP
5 1 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.04%) Selenium
2 3 (4.23%) GitLab
2 3 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Pylint
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
1 14 (19.72%) Developer
2 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Scrum Master
5 4 (5.63%) Agile Coach
5 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Product Manager
6 3 (4.23%) QA Manager
6 3 (4.23%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Case Management Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Junior Product Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (2.82%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) React
2 6 (8.45%) Spring
3 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.04%) RESTful
4 4 (5.63%) J2EE
5 3 (4.23%) Ext JS
5 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.23%) HTML
5 3 (4.23%) XML
6 2 (2.82%) .NET
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) CSS3
6 2 (2.82%) Django
6 2 (2.82%) Flask
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) Redux
6 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) User Experience
3 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) CentOS
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.23%) Debian
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Scrum
3 13 (18.31%) Coaching
3 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
3 13 (18.31%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.08%) User Stories
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
6 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (8.45%) DevOps
8 6 (8.45%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.45%) Release Management
8 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) TDD
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) Python
4 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) Erlang
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) R
5 2 (2.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) SLA
3 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.82%) GDPR
4 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.41%) COBIT
5 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.23%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.23%) Nagios
2 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Citrix
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) Apple
4 3 (4.23%) Avaya
4 3 (4.23%) Dell
4 3 (4.23%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (4.23%) EMC
4 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.23%) Freshdesk
4 3 (4.23%) Nexenta
4 3 (4.23%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (4.23%) Sencha
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk