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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 756 669 759
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +90
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 115 184 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 72 97 88
Average salary £45,018 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.15% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £94,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
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
87394 80699 88080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.00% 81.13% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 70405 66847 75264
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
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 16 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 16 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 -64 40 £42,427 -27.78% 6
South East -19 26 £42,500 -43.33% 3
East of England -15 21 £55,000 +100.00% 4
North West -12 11 £29,000 -17.14% 3
West Midlands -7 6 £42,535 -14.93% 1
East Midlands -15 4 £30,000 +9.09%
South West -20 3 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Yorkshire -70 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 223 (62.82%) Finance
2 168 (47.32%) Change Management
3 129 (36.34%) Risk Management
3 129 (36.34%) Project Management
4 109 (30.70%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (27.04%) Degree
6 73 (20.56%) Oracle
7 58 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (14.37%) SQL Server
9 50 (14.08%) Analytics
10 46 (12.96%) SQL
11 45 (12.68%) Microsoft
12 44 (12.39%) MS Excel
13 43 (12.11%) Business Transformation
14 39 (10.99%) ITIL
15 36 (10.14%) Telecoms
16 35 (9.86%) Windows
17 32 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (9.01%) IBM
18 31 (8.73%) Java
18 31 (8.73%) Retail
19 30 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
20 29 (8.17%) Data Management
20 29 (8.17%) Test Strategy
21 28 (7.89%) Oracle Database
22 27 (7.61%) Information Security
22 27 (7.61%) CISSP
22 27 (7.61%) CCNP
23 26 (7.32%) Migration

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.38%) SAS
3 9 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.25%) Commerce Server
4 8 (2.25%) IIS
4 8 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.85%) WordPress
7 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.56%) CICS
8 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Lync
9 1 (0.28%) Liferay
9 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.51%) MS Office
3 12 (3.38%) SPSS
4 9 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Vensim
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.25%) Fredhopper
3 5 (1.41%) Bond Adapt
3 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.85%) Agresso
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.54%) SaaS
1 9 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Force.com
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Network Security
2 8 (2.25%) Internet
3 6 (1.69%) Extranet
3 6 (1.69%) VPN
4 4 (1.13%) VoIP
4 4 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.85%) Firewall
5 3 (0.85%) Intranet
6 2 (0.56%) WAN
6 2 (0.56%) LAN
6 2 (0.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.28%) MVNO
7 1 (0.28%) 4G
7 1 (0.28%) 2G
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
7 1 (0.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 26 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.07%) QlikView
6 17 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.38%) Data Mining
10 11 (3.10%) DB2
11 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (2.82%) Big Data
12 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 4 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.85%) MS Access
15 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.28%) Selenium
2 1 (0.28%) JMeter
2 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 223 (62.82%) Finance
2 36 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.73%) Retail
4 26 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.63%) Marketing
6 12 (3.38%) Banking
7 10 (2.82%) Back Office
8 8 (2.25%) Billing
9 6 (1.69%) Legal
9 6 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.41%) Front Office
10 5 (1.41%) Games
10 5 (1.41%) Advertising
11 4 (1.13%) French Language
12 3 (0.85%) German Language
12 3 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.85%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (42.54%) Consultant
2 86 (24.23%) Technology Consultant
3 33 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
4 32 (9.01%) Developer
5 29 (8.17%) DBA
6 24 (6.76%) Analyst
7 18 (5.07%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (3.94%) Senior Manager
9 13 (3.66%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.66%) Administrator
10 12 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.38%) Account Manager
10 12 (3.38%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.38%) SQL DBA
11 10 (2.82%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.54%) PMO Manager
12 9 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.54%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.54%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) .NET
2 18 (5.07%) HTML
2 18 (5.07%) CSS
3 12 (3.38%) JMS
3 12 (3.38%) CORBA
3 12 (3.38%) J2SE
4 10 (2.82%) Swing
4 10 (2.82%) CSS3
4 10 (2.82%) HTML5
5 9 (2.54%) SailPoint
5 9 (2.54%) OAuth
5 9 (2.54%) OpenID
5 9 (2.54%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.54%) SAML
6 8 (2.25%) WebCenter
7 6 (1.69%) Web Services
8 3 (0.85%) XML
8 3 (0.85%) Middleware
9 2 (0.56%) J2EE
9 2 (0.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 109 (30.70%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.04%) Life Science
2 25 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.07%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.66%) User Experience
5 12 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.38%) Social Media
6 10 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.54%) PKI
7 9 (2.54%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.25%) Derivative
9 7 (1.97%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.69%) Economics
10 6 (1.69%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.69%) Data Conversion
11 5 (1.41%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.13%) iPhone
13 3 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.86%) Windows
2 11 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.82%) UNIX
3 10 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.97%) Android
6 6 (1.69%) Linux
7 2 (0.56%) zOS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (47.32%) Change Management
2 129 (36.34%) Risk Management
2 129 (36.34%) Project Management
3 58 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (14.08%) Analytics
5 43 (12.11%) Business Transformation
6 39 (10.99%) ITIL
7 32 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (8.17%) Data Management
9 29 (8.17%) Test Strategy
10 27 (7.61%) Information Security
11 26 (7.32%) Migration
11 26 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 25 (7.04%) Service Delivery
12 25 (7.04%) Programme Management
13 24 (6.76%) Service Management
13 24 (6.76%) E-Commerce
14 23 (6.48%) Asset Management
14 23 (6.48%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.96%) SQL
2 31 (8.73%) Java
3 23 (6.48%) T-SQL
4 18 (5.07%) C#
5 17 (4.79%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.10%) C
8 10 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.54%) R
9 9 (2.54%) MATLAB
10 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) JCL
11 2 (0.56%) REXX
11 2 (0.56%) COBOL
11 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (27.04%) Degree
2 29 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (7.61%) CISSP
3 27 (7.61%) CCNP
4 20 (5.63%) CCNA
4 20 (5.63%) ISEB
5 15 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.54%) CISM
8 6 (1.69%) MBA
9 5 (1.41%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.13%) PMP
10 4 (1.13%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.85%) MCSE
12 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.56%) RHCE
12 2 (0.56%) APMP
13 1 (0.28%) CIPD
13 1 (0.28%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.35%) QA
3 13 (3.66%) SLA
4 9 (2.54%) TickIT
5 6 (1.69%) EMIR
5 6 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.28%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.28%) UCITS
8 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) KVM
4 1 (0.28%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (3.10%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (1.97%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (20.56%) Oracle
2 45 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.01%) IBM
4 14 (3.94%) SAP
5 12 (3.38%) TIBCO
5 12 (3.38%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.82%) Informatica
6 10 (2.82%) Sybase
7 9 (2.54%) Aveksa
7 9 (2.54%) Tableau
7 9 (2.54%) Ab Initio
7 9 (2.54%) Cognos
8 8 (2.25%) Adobe
8 8 (2.25%) ATG
8 8 (2.25%) Open Text
8 8 (2.25%) Endeca
8 8 (2.25%) Planview
8 8 (2.25%) hybris
9 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.69%) HP
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum £115k OTE, Car Allowance, Health, L
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum £115k OTE, Car Allowance, Health, L
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum £115k OTE, Car Allowance, Health, L
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
AB Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits, bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Kendal
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago