The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 66 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.61% 3.59% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 4.26% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 39 49
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,242 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 911 1102 1203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.28% 84.12% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 786 939 974
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Wales.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 31 £49,039 - 3
South Wales +2 23 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Mid Wales +4 10 £32,500 -
North Wales - 2 £55,000 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) Service Delivery
2 39 (33.91%) E-Commerce
3 35 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 33 (28.70%) ITIL
5 31 (26.96%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (23.48%) Project Management
7 25 (21.74%) SEO
8 24 (20.87%) ServiceNow
9 23 (20.00%) Degree
10 22 (19.13%) ITSM
11 21 (18.26%) Management Information System
11 21 (18.26%) Unix
11 21 (18.26%) Java
11 21 (18.26%) Oracle
12 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.39%) QA
12 20 (17.39%) Process Improvement
13 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
15 16 (13.91%) Web Services
16 15 (13.04%) Linux
16 15 (13.04%) BMC
16 15 (13.04%) Finance
16 15 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
17 14 (12.17%) Migration
17 14 (12.17%) XML
17 14 (12.17%) Windows
18 13 (11.30%) SOAP

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (11.30%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 3 (2.61%) JBoss
3 3 (2.61%) nginx
3 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.74%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.87%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.22%) IaaS
3 6 (5.22%) Office 365
3 6 (5.22%) PaaS
3 6 (5.22%) SaaS
4 4 (3.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.87%) G Suite
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Firewall
2 8 (6.96%) GSM
3 6 (5.22%) WAN
4 5 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (4.35%) Junos
5 4 (3.48%) DNS
5 4 (3.48%) Wireless
6 3 (2.61%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.61%) DHCP
6 3 (2.61%) SNMP
7 2 (1.74%) Internet
7 2 (1.74%) LAN
7 2 (1.74%) SAN
7 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.87%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.87%) HTTP
8 1 (0.87%) VPN
8 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.48%) MySQL
7 3 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.87%) Ingres
8 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.48%) JIRA
3 4 (3.48%) Selenium
3 4 (3.48%) Subversion
4 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.74%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.87%) Grunt
6 1 (0.87%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Legal
2 4 (3.48%) Publishing
3 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Avionics
4 1 (0.87%) Billing
4 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.87%) Military
4 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.65%) Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Administrator
6 8 (6.96%) IT Manager
6 8 (6.96%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Database Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Solutions Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) Web Services
2 14 (12.17%) XML
3 13 (11.30%) REST
3 13 (11.30%) SOAP
4 8 (6.96%) HTML
5 6 (5.22%) .NET
6 4 (3.48%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.74%) BAPI
7 2 (1.74%) IDoc
7 2 (1.74%) Middleware
7 2 (1.74%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.87%) CSS
8 1 (0.87%) Ext JS
8 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.87%) jQuery
8 1 (0.87%) Node.js
8 1 (0.87%) RESTful
8 1 (0.87%) Sass
8 1 (0.87%) Spring
8 1 (0.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (18.26%) Management Information System
3 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
4 13 (11.30%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.61%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.61%) Social Media
8 2 (1.74%) Blog
8 2 (1.74%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.74%) Clustering
8 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.87%) CESG
9 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.87%) IPTV
9 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.87%) Photography
9 1 (0.87%) PKI
9 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Unix
2 15 (13.04%) Linux
3 14 (12.17%) Windows
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.35%) AIX
6 4 (3.48%) HPUX
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.61%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.61%) OpenBSD
7 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) E-Commerce
2 39 (33.91%) Service Delivery
3 33 (28.70%) ITIL
4 27 (23.48%) Project Management
5 25 (21.74%) SEO
6 22 (19.13%) ITSM
7 20 (17.39%) Process Improvement
8 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
9 15 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
10 14 (12.17%) Migration
11 13 (11.30%) Data Integration
11 13 (11.30%) ETL
12 12 (10.43%) Problem Management
12 12 (10.43%) SDLC
12 12 (10.43%) Service Management
13 11 (9.57%) Performance Management
14 10 (8.70%) High Availability
14 10 (8.70%) Software Engineering
15 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) Java
2 12 (10.43%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) Python
4 9 (7.83%) C++
5 7 (6.09%) C#
5 7 (6.09%) PHP
5 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.74%) ABAP
8 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) Postgraduate
3 5 (4.35%) CCNA
3 5 (4.35%) CCNP
3 5 (4.35%) CCSA
3 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.35%) JNCIA
3 5 (4.35%) JNCIS
3 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.48%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) CISA
5 3 (2.61%) CISSP
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.74%) PMP
7 1 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) MCSE
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.39%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) PMO
3 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.74%) SLA
5 1 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.87%) GCP
5 1 (0.87%) GLP
5 1 (0.87%) GMP
5 1 (0.87%) GxP
5 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) Docker
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Ansible
1 9 (7.83%) Puppet
2 8 (6.96%) CA Spectrum
3 7 (6.09%) Terraform
4 6 (5.22%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (4.35%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.48%) FortiGate
6 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.61%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.74%) SCCM
8 2 (1.74%) WSUS
9 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) ServiceNow
3 21 (18.26%) Oracle
4 15 (13.04%) BMC
5 13 (11.30%) CA
5 13 (11.30%) Clearswift
5 13 (11.30%) LogRhythm
6 12 (10.43%) Cisco
6 12 (10.43%) VMware
7 10 (8.70%) HP
8 8 (6.96%) IBM
9 7 (6.09%) McAfee
9 7 (6.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.22%) F5
11 5 (4.35%) Avaya
11 5 (4.35%) Juniper
11 5 (4.35%) Nortel
12 4 (3.48%) SAP
13 3 (2.61%) Apple
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