Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Process Improvement
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 78 80
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Process Improvement 31 40 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 4.13% 2.49% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 2.74% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 27
Median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £32,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £68,750 £51,500
Wales median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -21.11% +9.09% -2.94%

Process 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 670 1,461 1,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.21% 91.03% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 587 1,272 1,140
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in South Wales

Process Improvement
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Process Improvement in South Wales

Process Improvement
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Process Improvement in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Process Improvement in South Wales

Process 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 Process Improvement within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. 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 +24 28 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Newport +35 2 £41,605 -15.95%
Torfaen -1 1 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Process Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 26 (83.87%) DevOps
2 24 (77.42%) Azure
3 23 (74.19%) SQL
4 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
7 12 (38.71%) Selenium
7 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
7 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (38.71%) BDD
7 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2017
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
9 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
10 6 (19.35%) ETL
10 6 (19.35%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) Big Data
10 6 (19.35%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
10 6 (19.35%) Tableau
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016

Process 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 (12.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Confluence
1 4 (12.90%) FileNet
1 4 (12.90%) LiveCycle
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Azure
2 2 (6.45%) AWS
2 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2017
3 6 (19.35%) Big Data
3 6 (19.35%) Biml
3 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) Tableau
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) EDMS
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (3.23%) Power BI
5 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
1 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
1 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
3 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Senior Test Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Data Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Data Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior SQL Developer
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Relationship Manager
7 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.45%) IT Relationships Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Relationships Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) DevOps
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) BDD
3 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) ETL
6 6 (19.35%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Kanban
7 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) ILOG
2 4 (12.90%) Kofax
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) Tagetik