Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - +16
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 56 55 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 20.74% 13.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.13% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 0
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,210 -
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.52% -5.88% +1.19%

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 265 385 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 98.15% 96.49% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 248 368 132
West Wales median annual salary £38,750 £40,355 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.98% +7.61% +7.40%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,850 £26,750
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in West Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in West Wales

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in West Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in West Wales

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Swansea +17 56 £40,210 - 6
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 35 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (37.50%) QA
5 21 (37.50%) Linux
5 21 (37.50%) OO
6 20 (35.71%) Unix
7 18 (32.14%) ServiceNow
8 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
8 17 (30.36%) Java
8 17 (30.36%) OOP
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (21.43%) Ansible
12 11 (19.64%) Firewall
12 11 (19.64%) McAfee
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.86%) Driving Licence
14 9 (16.07%) Cisco
14 9 (16.07%) Nortel
14 9 (16.07%) Avaya
14 9 (16.07%) Juniper
14 9 (16.07%) WAN
14 9 (16.07%) Clearswift
14 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
14 9 (16.07%) LogRhythm

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.57%) Office 365
5 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) WAN
3 7 (12.50%) BGP
3 7 (12.50%) MPLS
3 7 (12.50%) OSPF
4 5 (8.93%) RIP
5 2 (3.57%) DHCP
5 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Spinnaker
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Applications Support
2 9 (16.07%) Applications Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Junior
3 8 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Agile Coach
4 5 (8.93%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Developer in Test
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Driving Licence
3 7 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 35 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 21 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 21 (37.50%) OO
5 17 (30.36%) OOP
5 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
6 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.50%) Coaching
8 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Scrum
9 6 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (8.93%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (8.93%) DevOps
10 5 (8.93%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) CCIE
1 2 (3.57%) CCNP
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.57%) JNCIE
1 2 (3.57%) JNCIP
1 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Ansible
2 8 (14.29%) Terraform
3 7 (12.50%) Puppet
4 5 (8.93%) Kubernetes
4 5 (8.93%) Packer
4 5 (8.93%) Prometheus
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.57%) SCCM
6 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) ServiceNow
2 11 (19.64%) McAfee
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Avaya
3 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) Clearswift
3 9 (16.07%) F5
3 9 (16.07%) Juniper
3 9 (16.07%) LogRhythm
3 9 (16.07%) Nortel
4 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.36%) BMC
5 3 (5.36%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
6 2 (3.57%) CA
6 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.57%) Tufin