Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - +25
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 65 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 26.10% 8.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.86% 9.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 55 33 0
West Wales median annual salary £39,301 £33,934 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.82% - -
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £43,248
% change year-on-year +10.67% -13.29% +2.97%

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 242 364 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 97.19% 96.55% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 214 345 158
West Wales median annual salary £39,292 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.77% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,200 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +29 65 £39,301 +15.82% 4
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 48 (73.85%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 37 (56.92%) Service Delivery
5 35 (53.85%) Java
6 34 (52.31%) OO
7 30 (46.15%) Unix
7 30 (46.15%) OOP
7 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
8 28 (43.08%) E-Commerce
9 24 (36.92%) QA
9 24 (36.92%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
11 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (24.62%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (24.62%) DevOps
12 16 (24.62%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (24.62%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 16 (24.62%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (21.54%) Software Delivery
14 12 (18.46%) JIRA
14 12 (18.46%) Driving Licence
14 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (16.92%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (16.92%) Business Transformation
15 11 (16.92%) Linux
15 11 (16.92%) Web Services
16 9 (13.85%) Atlassian
16 9 (13.85%) Confluence

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 9 (13.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 48 (73.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (24.62%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) BGP
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) MPLS
1 2 (3.08%) OSPF
1 2 (3.08%) VPN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) JIRA
2 9 (13.85%) Bitbucket
2 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Spinnaker
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Junior
4 11 (16.92%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Applications Support
4 11 (16.92%) Applications Support Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Support Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Junior Software Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Junior Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 9 (13.85%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.46%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Unix
2 11 (16.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 37 (56.92%) Service Delivery
4 34 (52.31%) OO
5 30 (46.15%) OOP
5 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 28 (43.08%) E-Commerce
7 16 (24.62%) Continuous Deployment
7 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.62%) Deployment Automation
7 16 (24.62%) DevOps
7 16 (24.62%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 14 (21.54%) Software Delivery
9 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (16.92%) Business Transformation
10 11 (16.92%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (10.77%) Scrum
12 4 (6.15%) SDET
12 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) CCIE
1 2 (3.08%) CCNP
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.08%) JNCIE
1 2 (3.08%) JNCIP
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) QA
2 7 (10.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Ansible
1 9 (13.85%) Kubernetes
1 9 (13.85%) Packer
1 9 (13.85%) Prometheus
1 9 (13.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.62%) CA
3 3 (4.62%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.08%) Avaya
4 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Clearswift
4 2 (3.08%) F5
4 2 (3.08%) Juniper
4 2 (3.08%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.08%) McAfee
4 2 (3.08%) Nortel
4 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds