The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 783 651 771
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +120
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 107 195 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67 85 96
Average salary £42,535 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.40% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Performance Improvement
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87531 81269 87492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.29% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70660 67401 74411
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in England

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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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
London -65 40 £42,000 -23.63% 5
South East -16 23 £42,500 -39.28% 3
East of England -9 21 £55,000 +100.00% 1
North West -6 10 £29,000 -17.14%
East Midlands -8 3 £30,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -16 3 £42,535 -10.45% 1
South West -23 3 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Yorkshire -74 2 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 213 (63.39%) Finance
2 156 (46.43%) Change Management
3 122 (36.31%) Project Management
4 116 (34.52%) Risk Management
5 99 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
6 90 (26.79%) Degree
7 66 (19.64%) Oracle
8 54 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 46 (13.69%) Microsoft
10 46 (13.69%) Analytics
11 45 (13.39%) MS Excel
12 44 (13.10%) SQL
12 44 (13.10%) Business Transformation
13 36 (10.71%) ITIL
14 32 (9.52%) Windows
14 32 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (9.52%) Telecoms
15 31 (9.23%) IBM
16 30 (8.93%) Programme Management
17 29 (8.63%) Java
18 27 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (8.04%) Retail
18 27 (8.04%) Test Strategy
19 26 (7.74%) Data Management
20 25 (7.44%) Service Delivery
20 25 (7.44%) CCNP
20 25 (7.44%) Oracle Database
20 25 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 18 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.27%) SAS
3 8 (2.38%) IIS
3 8 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.08%) Commerce Server
4 7 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.19%) WordPress
7 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.60%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.30%) CICS
9 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.30%) Liferay
9 1 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.76%) MS Office
3 10 (2.98%) SPSS
3 10 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.08%) Fredhopper
3 5 (1.49%) Bond Adapt
3 5 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.19%) Agresso
5 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.68%) SaaS
2 8 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.38%) Network Security
2 7 (2.08%) VPN
3 6 (1.79%) Internet
4 5 (1.49%) Extranet
5 4 (1.19%) Firewall
5 4 (1.19%) VoIP
5 4 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.89%) WAN
6 3 (0.89%) LAN
6 3 (0.89%) Intranet
7 2 (0.60%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.30%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.30%) FWSM
8 1 (0.30%) HSRP
8 1 (0.30%) GLBP
8 1 (0.30%) Multicast
8 1 (0.30%) IPsec
8 1 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (7.44%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.76%) QlikView
6 13 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.27%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.98%) DB2
8 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (2.08%) Big Data
10 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.89%) MS Access
13 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.30%) JMeter
2 1 (0.30%) Selenium
2 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 213 (63.39%) Finance
2 32 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.04%) Retail
4 24 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 23 (6.85%) Marketing
6 9 (2.68%) Banking
6 9 (2.68%) Back Office
7 8 (2.38%) Billing
8 7 (2.08%) Legal
9 5 (1.49%) Front Office
9 5 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Advertising
9 5 (1.49%) French Language
10 4 (1.19%) German Language
10 4 (1.19%) Local Government
10 4 (1.19%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.19%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (40.48%) Consultant
2 76 (22.62%) Technology Consultant
3 31 (9.23%) Developer
4 27 (8.04%) Senior Consultant
5 26 (7.74%) DBA
6 24 (7.14%) Analyst
7 16 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
8 13 (3.87%) Senior Manager
9 12 (3.57%) Account Manager
9 12 (3.57%) SQL DBA
10 11 (3.27%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.27%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.27%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.27%) Administrator
11 10 (2.98%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.68%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.68%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.68%) PMO Manager
13 8 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.08%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.95%) .NET
2 19 (5.65%) CSS
2 19 (5.65%) HTML
3 11 (3.27%) Swing
3 11 (3.27%) J2SE
3 11 (3.27%) JMS
4 10 (2.98%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.98%) CORBA
4 10 (2.98%) HTML5
4 10 (2.98%) CSS3
5 8 (2.38%) SailPoint
5 8 (2.38%) OpenID
5 8 (2.38%) OAuth
5 8 (2.38%) Web Services
5 8 (2.38%) SAML
6 7 (2.08%) WebCenter
7 4 (1.19%) XML
8 3 (0.89%) Middleware
8 3 (0.89%) Ajax
9 1 (0.30%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.55%) Life Science
4 16 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.87%) Social Media
5 13 (3.87%) User Experience
6 11 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.38%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.38%) PKI
9 7 (2.08%) Derivative
10 6 (1.79%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.49%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.49%) Data Conversion
11 5 (1.49%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.49%) Economics
11 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.19%) NHS
12 4 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.52%) Windows
2 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.08%) UNIX
4 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.08%) Android
5 6 (1.79%) Linux
5 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.30%) zOS
6 1 (0.30%) AIX
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (46.43%) Change Management
2 122 (36.31%) Project Management
3 116 (34.52%) Risk Management
4 54 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (13.69%) Analytics
6 44 (13.10%) Business Transformation
7 36 (10.71%) ITIL
8 32 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (8.93%) Programme Management
10 27 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (8.04%) Test Strategy
11 26 (7.74%) Data Management
12 25 (7.44%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 24 (7.14%) Information Security
13 24 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 23 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (6.85%) Test Management
14 23 (6.85%) Migration
15 21 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.10%) SQL
2 29 (8.63%) Java
3 23 (6.85%) T-SQL
4 18 (5.36%) C#
5 15 (4.46%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.98%) C
7 10 (2.98%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 8 (2.38%) R
9 6 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) JCL
10 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) COBOL
10 1 (0.30%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) REXX
Qualifications
1 90 (26.79%) Degree
2 27 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (7.44%) CCNP
4 24 (7.14%) CISSP
5 20 (5.95%) ISEB
6 18 (5.36%) CCNA
7 14 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.38%) CISM
10 7 (2.08%) PMP
10 7 (2.08%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.79%) MBA
11 6 (1.79%) APMP
12 5 (1.49%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.89%) MCSE
14 2 (0.60%) RHCE
15 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.30%) MOS
15 1 (0.30%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.36%) QA
3 13 (3.87%) SLA
4 9 (2.68%) TickIT
5 5 (1.49%) EMIR
5 5 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.30%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.60%) KVM
4 1 (0.30%) RHEV
4 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.98%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.30%) WSUS
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (19.64%) Oracle
2 46 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.23%) IBM
4 14 (4.17%) SAP
5 11 (3.27%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.98%) Sybase
6 10 (2.98%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.68%) Informatica
8 8 (2.38%) Ab Initio
8 8 (2.38%) Cognos
8 8 (2.38%) Planview
8 8 (2.38%) Tableau
8 8 (2.38%) Aveksa
9 7 (2.08%) hybris
9 7 (2.08%) Adobe
9 7 (2.08%) Endeca
9 7 (2.08%) ATG
9 7 (2.08%) Open Text
10 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.49%) HP
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