Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Thinking
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - +101 +3
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Thinking 6 0 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 0.80% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Median annual salary £42,500 - £95,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 - £75,649

Strategic Thinking 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 666 1,461 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.16% 90.91% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 584 1,272 1,146
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
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% -

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in South Wales

Strategic Thinking
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Strategic Thinking in South Wales.

Salary trend for Strategic Thinking in South Wales

Strategic Thinking
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 Strategic Thinking within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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 - 5 £42,500 -
Newport - 1 £40,000 -
Strategic Thinking
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Strategic Thinking.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Product Backlog
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Business Case

Strategic Thinking
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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Relationship Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Product Backlog
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore