The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 138 146 140
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.042% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £50,500 £82,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.82% +30.76%
Performance Improvement
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1805 1999 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.22% 84.13% 81.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1352 1367
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in Reading

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 26 (89.66%) Unix
2 25 (86.21%) Mentoring
3 20 (68.97%) Coaching
3 20 (68.97%) Palo Alto
3 20 (68.97%) F5
3 20 (68.97%) Crossbeam
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (68.97%) Risk Management
3 20 (68.97%) Information Security
3 20 (68.97%) Blue Coat
3 20 (68.97%) Sourcefire
3 20 (68.97%) French Language
3 20 (68.97%) German Language
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) Solaris
3 20 (68.97%) Linux
3 20 (68.97%) Windows 2000
3 20 (68.97%) ITIL
3 20 (68.97%) SLA
3 20 (68.97%) Cisco
3 20 (68.97%) Juniper
3 20 (68.97%) CheckPoint
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) Case Management
4 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) SAP

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
1 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
2 5 (17.24%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (68.97%) French Language
1 20 (68.97%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Linux Engineer
1 16 (55.17%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Test Leader
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Performance Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Unix
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Solaris
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 2000
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Mentoring
2 20 (68.97%) Case Management
2 20 (68.97%) Coaching
2 20 (68.97%) Information Security
2 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 20 (68.97%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
3 6 (20.69%) Demand Management
3 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.69%) Test Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) SLA
2 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Blue Coat
1 20 (68.97%) CheckPoint
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
1 20 (68.97%) Crossbeam
1 20 (68.97%) F5
1 20 (68.97%) Juniper
1 20 (68.97%) Palo Alto
1 20 (68.97%) Sourcefire
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) HP
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) NetSuite
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com