Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 61 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 +18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 146 106 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.03% 4.01% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 4.50% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 100 69 73
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £43,248 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.29% +2.97% +12.00%
10th Percentile £29,405 £26,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1868 2356 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.94% 89.07% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 2008 1970
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South Wales +22 67 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Mid Wales +6 39 - - 1
West Wales - 32 £33,934 - 2
North Wales - 8 £60,000 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 46 (31.51%) Problem Management
2 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (21.23%) SLA
4 31 (21.23%) Service Delivery
4 31 (21.23%) User Experience
5 30 (20.55%) Service Management
5 30 (20.55%) Cisco
5 30 (20.55%) ITIL
6 29 (19.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (19.18%) Coaching
8 25 (17.12%) ITSM
9 24 (16.44%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (16.44%) TOGAF
10 23 (15.75%) Wireless
10 23 (15.75%) F5
11 21 (14.38%) Runbook
11 21 (14.38%) QA
12 20 (13.70%) SEO
12 20 (13.70%) Linux
13 17 (11.64%) Finance
13 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
13 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (11.64%) CCNA
13 17 (11.64%) Change Control
14 16 (10.96%) Infoblox
14 16 (10.96%) Business Transformation
14 16 (10.96%) Cisco ISE
14 16 (10.96%) IT Strategy

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 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.74%) Apache
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 4 (2.74%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.74%) nginx
3 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.37%) SAS
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) SAP MM
1 7 (4.79%) SAP PP
1 7 (4.79%) SAP SCM
1 7 (4.79%) SAP VC
2 4 (2.74%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) IaaS
1 10 (6.85%) PaaS
2 9 (6.16%) Office 365
2 9 (6.16%) SaaS
3 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.37%) G Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) Wireless
2 16 (10.96%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (10.96%) Firewall
3 8 (5.48%) DNS
3 8 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (4.79%) BIG-IP
4 7 (4.79%) SAN
5 6 (4.11%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.42%) LAN
7 4 (2.74%) WAN
8 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.05%) DHCP
8 3 (2.05%) IPsec
8 3 (2.05%) NAS
8 3 (2.05%) Network Security
8 3 (2.05%) VLAN
8 3 (2.05%) VPN
9 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.68%) Internet
10 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.48%) Power BI
4 7 (4.79%) GIS
5 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.74%) Ingres
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.37%) Selenium
3 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Grunt
4 1 (0.68%) JMeter
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Xdebug
General
1 17 (11.64%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.11%) Law
4 4 (2.74%) Games
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Avionics
7 1 (0.68%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (12.33%) Support Engineer
2 17 (11.64%) Analyst
3 16 (10.96%) Applications Engineer
3 16 (10.96%) Applications Support
3 16 (10.96%) Applications Support Engineer
3 16 (10.96%) Network Engineer
4 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Administrator
6 8 (5.48%) Lead Network Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) IT Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) IT Security Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) SAP MM Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) SAP PP Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Scrum Master
9 5 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Operations Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) HTML
2 5 (3.42%) CSS
3 4 (2.74%) BAPI
3 4 (2.74%) IDoc
3 4 (2.74%) Middleware
3 4 (2.74%) SAP PI
4 3 (2.05%) jQuery
5 2 (1.37%) .NET
5 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.37%) CSS3
5 2 (1.37%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.37%) HTML5
5 2 (1.37%) React
5 2 (1.37%) RESTful
5 2 (1.37%) Sass
5 2 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.68%) Laravel
6 1 (0.68%) LESS
6 1 (0.68%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.23%) User Experience
2 28 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.79%) CESG
4 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.05%) Clustering
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.37%) PKI
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.37%) VLE
9 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.70%) Linux
2 15 (10.27%) Windows
3 14 (9.59%) Unix
4 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.16%) CentOS
6 7 (4.79%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.11%) Debian
8 5 (3.42%) AIX
9 2 (1.37%) Solaris
9 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.51%) Problem Management
2 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.23%) Service Delivery
4 30 (20.55%) ITIL
4 30 (20.55%) Service Management
5 29 (19.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (19.18%) Coaching
7 25 (17.12%) ITSM
8 24 (16.44%) TOGAF
9 21 (14.38%) Runbook
10 20 (13.70%) SEO
11 17 (11.64%) Change Control
12 16 (10.96%) Business Transformation
12 16 (10.96%) IT Strategy
13 15 (10.27%) Scrum
14 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
15 11 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (7.53%) Release Management
16 10 (6.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.22%) Java
2 10 (6.85%) SQL
3 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.74%) ABAP
6 2 (1.37%) C#
6 2 (1.37%) Perl
6 2 (1.37%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) AWK
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (11.64%) CCNA
2 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (10.96%) CCNP
4 13 (8.90%) Degree
5 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.74%) MCITP
9 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.37%) MCSE
11 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.23%) SLA
2 21 (14.38%) QA
3 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.05%) PMO
4 2 (1.37%) GDPR
4 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.68%) IASME
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (2.05%) SCOM
4 2 (1.37%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.55%) Cisco
3 23 (15.75%) F5
4 16 (10.96%) Infoblox
4 16 (10.96%) SolarWinds
5 14 (9.59%) SAP
5 14 (9.59%) VMware
6 11 (7.53%) Oracle
7 10 (6.85%) Citrix
8 9 (6.16%) Splunk
9 8 (5.48%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.79%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.42%) HP
12 4 (2.74%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.74%) Actian
12 4 (2.74%) Veeam
12 4 (2.74%) Veritas
13 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (1.37%) Nimble Storage