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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 231 229 243
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Average salary £28,250 £45,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.56% -9.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £34,250 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5771 5692 5719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.10% 77.89% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 4836 5026
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
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 24 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 +7 6 £27,500 -53.19% 1
Cheshire -1 5 - -
Lancashire - 1 £29,000 - 2
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Change Management
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) Business Continuity
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) Data Management
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) Sybase
7 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) DB2
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (21.74%) UNIX
9 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (17.39%) Migration
10 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (17.39%) Data Guard

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (26.09%) DB2
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) DTS
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DBA
2 5 (21.74%) SQL DBA
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Flash
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Psychology
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Change Management
2 10 (43.48%) Business Continuity
3 8 (34.78%) Data Management
4 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Information Management
9 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Sybase
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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Robert Half
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago