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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 129 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.24% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.31% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -20.00%
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
1798 1914 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.43% 77.05% 74.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1327 1305
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Director
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) COM
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft