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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 236 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 8 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £55,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015. 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
Merseyside +10 5 - - 2
Manchester +2 2 £55,000 +62.96%
Cheshire +4 1 - - 1
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Animation
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
4 2 (15.38%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) B2C
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) C

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (23.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Business Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
1 3 (23.08%) CSS3
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 3 (23.08%) Animation
3 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
2 2 (15.38%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (15.38%) B2B
2 2 (15.38%) B2C
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Groovy
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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