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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
UK / Wales
Rank 52 62 70
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 49 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.43% 2.95% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 3.63% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 33
Median salary £40,210 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £51,500 £62,100
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 954 1129 1124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.33% 81.28% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 777 946 958
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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
South Wales -7 23 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Mid Wales - 14 £47,500 - 1
West Wales - 10 £38,163 - 5
North Wales - 1 £24,500 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Project Management
3 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (22.62%) Windows
4 19 (22.62%) Degree
5 18 (21.43%) ITIL
6 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
6 17 (20.24%) Management Information System
6 17 (20.24%) Process Improvement
7 16 (19.05%) Firewall
7 16 (19.05%) Finance
8 15 (17.86%) Web Services
8 15 (17.86%) Cisco
9 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 14 (16.67%) Coaching
10 13 (15.48%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (15.48%) Problem Management
11 12 (14.29%) Migration
11 12 (14.29%) VMware
11 12 (14.29%) XML
11 12 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
12 11 (13.10%) REST
12 11 (13.10%) SDLC
12 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.10%) Java
12 11 (13.10%) SOAP
12 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
12 11 (13.10%) ETL
12 11 (13.10%) BizTalk Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 11 (13.10%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) nginx
4 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.76%) MS Project
4 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.33%) IaaS
1 7 (8.33%) Office 365
1 7 (8.33%) PaaS
1 7 (8.33%) SaaS
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) LAN
3 5 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (5.95%) Junos
3 5 (5.95%) WAN
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (3.57%) DHCP
4 3 (3.57%) DNS
4 3 (3.57%) VLAN
4 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.38%) Skype
5 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.19%) HTTP
6 1 (1.19%) Internet
6 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.38%) Ingres
6 2 (2.38%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.19%) Selenium
2 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.14%) Administrator
3 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Administrator
3 6 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Solutions Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Scrum Master
5 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Software Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) Web Services
2 12 (14.29%) XML
3 11 (13.10%) REST
3 11 (13.10%) SOAP
4 8 (9.52%) .NET
5 7 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) Velocity
7 3 (3.57%) Spring
8 2 (2.38%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.38%) Dropwizard
8 2 (2.38%) Java EE
8 2 (2.38%) JMX
8 2 (2.38%) JPA
8 2 (2.38%) JSF
8 2 (2.38%) RESTful
8 2 (2.38%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.19%) CSS3
9 1 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.24%) Management Information System
3 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 13 (15.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (5.95%) User Experience
7 3 (3.57%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.38%) Digital TV
8 2 (2.38%) IPTV
8 2 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.19%) Clustering
9 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.19%) Fintech
9 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Unix
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.38%) OpenBSD
4 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) HPUX
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) Project Management
3 18 (21.43%) ITIL
4 17 (20.24%) Process Improvement
4 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
5 14 (16.67%) Coaching
6 13 (15.48%) Problem Management
7 12 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
7 12 (14.29%) Migration
8 11 (13.10%) Data Integration
8 11 (13.10%) ETL
8 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.10%) SDLC
9 10 (11.90%) IT Strategy
10 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.71%) ITSM
10 9 (10.71%) Scrum
10 9 (10.71%) Service Management
10 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 7 (8.33%) PHP
4 6 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.95%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
2 5 (5.95%) CCNP
2 5 (5.95%) CCSA
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) JNCIA
2 5 (5.95%) JNCIS
2 5 (5.95%) Postgraduate
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.57%) CISA
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) ISEB
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) APMP
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) PMO
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.19%) GCP
5 1 (1.19%) GLP
5 1 (1.19%) GMP
5 1 (1.19%) GxP
5 1 (1.19%) ISO19770
5 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.57%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Cisco
3 12 (14.29%) VMware
4 10 (11.90%) Oracle
5 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 6 (7.14%) F5
6 6 (7.14%) Intel Security
7 5 (5.95%) Avaya
7 5 (5.95%) CA
7 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.95%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.95%) Juniper
7 5 (5.95%) LogRhythm
7 5 (5.95%) Nortel
8 3 (3.57%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) IBM
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.38%) Apple
9 2 (2.38%) BMC
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix
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