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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 243 220 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 4 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.058% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
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
5685 5412 6386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.67% 81.91% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4881 4538 5524
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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
Manchester -15 4 £35,000 -9.67%
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Animation
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Performance Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) CSS3
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Animation
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Psychology
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) B2B
1 2 (18.18%) B2C
1 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
1 2 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (9.09%) Linear Regression
2 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (9.09%) Multivariate Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) CHAID
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) APMP
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix