The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 244 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.82%
Performance Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6064 5518 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.65% 77.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4808 4678 4990
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,465
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in the North West

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
Manchester 0 7 £27,500 -54.16% 2
Cheshire -17 4 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (57.14%) Oracle
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Change Management
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Business Continuity
4 9 (42.86%) Data Management
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Sybase
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (28.57%) DB2
8 5 (23.81%) UNIX
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (19.05%) Data Guard
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (14.29%) Android
10 3 (14.29%) iPhone

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) SPSS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (28.57%) DB2
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.76%) DTS
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Server Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) iPhone
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Psychology
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Economics
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Change Management
2 10 (47.62%) Business Continuity
3 9 (42.86%) Data Management
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) CHAID
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Logistic Regression
7 2 (9.52%) Multivariate Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Information Management
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Sybase
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago