The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 205 217 223
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 20 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
Performance Improvement
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in Berkshire

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 10 £50,500 - 1
Slough - 2 £57,750 -
Performance Improvement
South East

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement.

1 26 (55.32%) Unix
2 25 (53.19%) Mentoring
3 24 (51.06%) SLA
4 23 (48.94%) ITIL
5 20 (42.55%) Windows
5 20 (42.55%) Solaris
5 20 (42.55%) Linux
5 20 (42.55%) Windows 2000
5 20 (42.55%) Cisco
5 20 (42.55%) Juniper
5 20 (42.55%) CheckPoint
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (42.55%) Firewall
5 20 (42.55%) Risk Management
5 20 (42.55%) Information Security
5 20 (42.55%) Blue Coat
5 20 (42.55%) Sourcefire
5 20 (42.55%) Coaching
5 20 (42.55%) Palo Alto
5 20 (42.55%) Case Management
5 20 (42.55%) French Language
5 20 (42.55%) German Language
5 20 (42.55%) Crossbeam
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (42.55%) F5
6 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.40%) Supplier Management
7 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
7 9 (19.15%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) HP UFT
1 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
2 5 (10.64%) JMeter
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (42.55%) French Language
1 20 (42.55%) German Language
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Linux Engineer
1 16 (34.04%) Security Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 6 (12.77%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Performance Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Performance Test Leader
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Chief Information Officer
4 4 (8.51%) Chief Operating Officer
4 4 (8.51%) CIO
4 4 (8.51%) Head of IT
4 4 (8.51%) Head of IT Operations
4 4 (8.51%) Head of Operations
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) PMI
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Unix
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) Solaris
2 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows 2000
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Mentoring
2 23 (48.94%) ITIL
3 20 (42.55%) Case Management
3 20 (42.55%) Coaching
3 20 (42.55%) Information Security
3 20 (42.55%) Risk Management
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Supplier Management
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.02%) Balanced Scorecard
6 8 (17.02%) Matrix Management
6 8 (17.02%) People Management
7 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
7 6 (12.77%) Demand Management
7 6 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) Test Management
7 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
1 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) SLA
2 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Blue Coat
1 20 (42.55%) CheckPoint
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco
1 20 (42.55%) Crossbeam
1 20 (42.55%) F5
1 20 (42.55%) Juniper
1 20 (42.55%) Palo Alto
1 20 (42.55%) Sourcefire
2 6 (12.77%) Citrix
2 6 (12.77%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) NetSuite
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com