Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 65 76
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 74 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.55% 3.38% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 3.74% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 69
South Wales median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £30,775 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,375 £65,000 £57,750
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,210 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% -6.49% +13.16%

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 1,181 1,739 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.60% 90.38% 83.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 1,558 1,716
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +42 42 £44,000 +35.38% 10
Newport -2 20 £35,200 -32.95% 3
Torfaen +6 5 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £40,000 - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,500 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Scrum
4 15 (20.27%) Line Management
5 14 (18.92%) Finance
6 13 (17.57%) QA
6 13 (17.57%) Process Improvement
7 11 (14.86%) Citrix
7 11 (14.86%) Coaching
8 10 (13.51%) Project Management
8 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 10 (13.51%) Firewall
8 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
8 10 (13.51%) Release Management
8 10 (13.51%) Incident Management
9 9 (12.16%) Problem Management
9 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (12.16%) PaaS
9 9 (12.16%) IaaS
9 9 (12.16%) VMware
9 9 (12.16%) SQL
9 9 (12.16%) Unix
9 9 (12.16%) Six Sigma
10 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
10 8 (10.81%) SLA
10 8 (10.81%) ISO 9001
10 8 (10.81%) CMMI
10 8 (10.81%) SaaS

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 5 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) nginx
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) IaaS
1 9 (12.16%) PaaS
2 8 (10.81%) SaaS
3 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.05%) Office 365
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) NetScaler
3 5 (6.76%) DNS
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.41%) DHCP
4 4 (5.41%) IPsec
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 4 (5.41%) VLAN
4 4 (5.41%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) Network Security
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) WAN
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.70%) SNMP
6 2 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.41%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) Power BI
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.70%) Ingres
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.35%) JMeter
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Xdebug
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (9.46%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Administrator
4 5 (6.76%) Scrum Master
4 5 (6.76%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Agile Coach
5 4 (5.41%) Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Operations Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Business Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Business Process Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) CSS
1 4 (5.41%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.05%) CSS3
2 3 (4.05%) HTML5
2 3 (4.05%) React
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (2.70%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) Laravel
4 1 (1.35%) LINQ
4 1 (1.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.11%) User Experience
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Unix
3 8 (10.81%) CentOS
4 7 (9.46%) Debian
4 7 (9.46%) Windows
5 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
8 2 (2.70%) Solaris
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) Scrum
3 15 (20.27%) Line Management
4 13 (17.57%) Process Improvement
5 11 (14.86%) Coaching
6 10 (13.51%) Incident Management
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
6 10 (13.51%) Release Management
6 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.16%) Problem Management
7 9 (12.16%) Six Sigma
8 8 (10.81%) CMMI
9 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.46%) ITIL
9 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) Python
3 6 (8.11%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (4.05%) R
4 3 (4.05%) VBA
5 2 (2.70%) AWK
5 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.70%) CCNA
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.35%) CEH
4 1 (1.35%) CISMP
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) ISO 9001
2 8 (10.81%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.05%) GDPR
3 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.70%) PMO
5 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.35%) IASME
5 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Citrix
3 9 (12.16%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.76%) Splunk
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.70%) Actian
8 2 (2.70%) Coverity
8 2 (2.70%) EMC
8 2 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) IBM
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.35%) Remedy
9 1 (1.35%) Sage
9 1 (1.35%) Talend