Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 79 67
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 66 49 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.79% 2.85% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 3.19% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 44 73
South Wales median annual salary £49,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.75% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32,600 £24,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,500 £60,200
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -7.78% +1.69%

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 1,262 1,538 1,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.58% 89.37% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 1,329 1,661
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,913 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +19 29 £60,000 +64.38%
Cardiff +12 22 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Torfaen +1 7 £48,750 +17.47%
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £40,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,500 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) Finance
3 26 (39.39%) CMMI
4 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
4 17 (25.76%) Product Management
5 16 (24.24%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (24.24%) Project Planning
6 14 (21.21%) QA
7 11 (16.67%) Scrum
8 10 (15.15%) Project Management
8 10 (15.15%) ISO 9001
8 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
8 10 (15.15%) Line Management
9 9 (13.64%) Python
9 9 (13.64%) SQL
9 9 (13.64%) Six Sigma
9 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.61%) HTML
11 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.61%) Perl
11 7 (10.61%) Linux
12 6 (9.09%) CSS
12 6 (9.09%) ITIL
12 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

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 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) nginx
2 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) IaaS
1 4 (6.06%) PaaS
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 3 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) NAS
4 2 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) IPsec
5 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.52%) SNMP
5 1 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) Power BI
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.03%) Ingres
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) JMeter
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Xdebug
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Interactive Media
4 2 (3.03%) Local Government
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.09%) Analyst
2 6 (9.09%) Developer
2 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Agile Coach
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Administrator
6 2 (3.03%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Database Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Process Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.06%) CSS3
3 4 (6.06%) HTML5
3 4 (6.06%) React
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (4.55%) jQuery
4 3 (4.55%) SAPUI5
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.52%) Ajax
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) Laravel
5 1 (1.52%) LINQ
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) CMDB
3 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Debian
3 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) CMMI
3 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
3 17 (25.76%) Product Management
4 16 (24.24%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 16 (24.24%) Project Planning
5 11 (16.67%) Scrum
6 10 (15.15%) Line Management
6 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
6 10 (15.15%) Project Management
7 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.64%) Six Sigma
8 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.58%) Release Management
11 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.06%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) Python
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.61%) Perl
3 3 (4.55%) R
3 3 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) AWK
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) CEH
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) CISMP
3 1 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 10 (15.15%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.55%) PMO
4 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.03%) SLA
5 1 (1.52%) GDPR
5 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Citrix
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Actian
5 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.03%) Coverity
5 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) Splunk