The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 228 237 246
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £29,000 £45,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.91% -9.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5814 5639 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 77.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4782 5061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Improvement
England

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 30 July 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 +4 7 £27,500 -53.19% 2
Cheshire -5 5 - -
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 - 2
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Change Management
4 10 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (36.00%) Data Management
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (28.00%) Sybase
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (24.00%) DB2
8 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) SPSS
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VoIP
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (24.00%) DB2
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) DTS
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DBA
2 5 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Flash
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) iPhone
1 3 (12.00%) Statistics
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Psychology
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Change Management
2 10 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 9 (36.00%) Data Management
4 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) CHAID
9 2 (8.00%) Service Management
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
9 2 (8.00%) Logistic Regression
9 2 (8.00%) Multivariate Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Sybase
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Standard Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Half
Salary: £12 per hour + Study support and bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancashire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago