Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 28 49
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 72 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 32.58% 7.02% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.80% 7.26% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 16 1
West Wales median annual salary £37,367 £33,934 £40,210
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% -15.61% -
10th Percentile £26,749 £25,327 £38,819
90th Percentile £63,257 £38,750 £41,600
Wales median annual salary £40,105 £38,500 £41,355
% change year-on-year +4.17% -6.90% -4.93%

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 213 234 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 96.38% 96.69% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 179 215 162
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £22,900 £27,500 £21,550
90th Percentile £75,649 £54,844 £56,250
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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +21 72 £37,367 +10.12% 2
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 56 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (70.83%) Service Delivery
3 50 (69.44%) Mentoring
4 49 (68.06%) Java
5 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (55.56%) OO
7 39 (54.17%) Unix
7 39 (54.17%) OOP
7 39 (54.17%) Software Engineering
8 37 (51.39%) E-Commerce
9 26 (36.11%) QA
9 26 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (20.83%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (20.83%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 15 (20.83%) Software Delivery
12 15 (20.83%) DevOps
12 15 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (19.44%) Driving Licence
13 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (13.89%) Linux
14 10 (13.89%) Web Services
14 10 (13.89%) JIRA
14 10 (13.89%) Technical Leadership
15 8 (11.11%) Spinnaker
15 8 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
15 8 (11.11%) Prometheus

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 8 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 56 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) BGP
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
1 2 (2.78%) MPLS
1 2 (2.78%) OSPF
1 2 (2.78%) VPN
1 2 (2.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) JIRA
2 8 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) Spinnaker
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Software Engineer
2 22 (30.56%) Junior
3 15 (20.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Lead Software Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (18.06%) Applications Engineer
5 13 (18.06%) Applications Support
5 13 (18.06%) Applications Support Engineer
5 13 (18.06%) Support Engineer
6 12 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (15.28%) Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Junior Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Junior Java Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Junior Java Software Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Junior Software Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (19.44%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Unix
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Service Delivery
2 50 (69.44%) Mentoring
3 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (55.56%) OO
5 39 (54.17%) OOP
5 39 (54.17%) Software Engineering
6 37 (51.39%) E-Commerce
7 15 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (20.83%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (20.83%) DevOps
7 15 (20.83%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 15 (20.83%) Software Delivery
8 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (13.89%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (11.11%) Business Transformation
10 8 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 3 (4.17%) Scrum
13 2 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) CCIE
1 2 (2.78%) CCNP
1 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
1 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (36.11%) QA
2 7 (9.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Ansible
1 8 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 8 (11.11%) Packer
1 8 (11.11%) Prometheus
1 8 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.78%) Avaya
3 2 (2.78%) CA
3 2 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco
3 2 (2.78%) Clearswift
3 2 (2.78%) F5
3 2 (2.78%) Juniper
3 2 (2.78%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.78%) McAfee
3 2 (2.78%) Nortel
3 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds