The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 422 442 418
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 26 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 13
Average salary £52,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £31,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+25.62% +33.33%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16479 17559 16710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.49% 84.10% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13957 14167 13114
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in the South East

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
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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
Berkshire +10 20 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 - -
Hampshire +9 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Surrey +11 1 £45,000 -8.16%
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 28 (43.75%) SLA
3 27 (42.19%) Unix
4 26 (40.63%) Mentoring
5 22 (34.38%) Coaching
5 22 (34.38%) Windows
6 21 (32.81%) Cisco
6 21 (32.81%) Risk Management
7 20 (31.25%) Firewall
7 20 (31.25%) Information Security
7 20 (31.25%) Blue Coat
7 20 (31.25%) Sourcefire
7 20 (31.25%) Juniper
7 20 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (31.25%) Solaris
7 20 (31.25%) Linux
7 20 (31.25%) Windows 2000
7 20 (31.25%) Palo Alto
7 20 (31.25%) F5
7 20 (31.25%) French Language
7 20 (31.25%) German Language
7 20 (31.25%) Crossbeam
7 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (31.25%) Case Management
8 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
10 11 (17.19%) Finance
10 11 (17.19%) Supplier Management
10 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) EDMS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) HP UFT
1 7 (10.94%) LoadRunner
2 6 (9.38%) JMeter
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (31.25%) French Language
1 20 (31.25%) German Language
2 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
3 11 (17.19%) Finance
4 8 (12.50%) Banking
5 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.56%) Automotive
7 1 (1.56%) Avionics
7 1 (1.56%) Billing
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 16 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Team Leader
3 7 (10.94%) Performance Test Leader
3 7 (10.94%) Test Leader
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Test Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Chief Information Officer
5 4 (6.25%) Chief Operating Officer
5 4 (6.25%) CIO
5 4 (6.25%) Head of IT
5 4 (6.25%) Head of IT Operations
5 4 (6.25%) Head of Operations
5 4 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) COM
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.06%) PMI
2 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Unix
2 22 (34.38%) Windows
3 20 (31.25%) Linux
3 20 (31.25%) Solaris
3 20 (31.25%) Windows 2000
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 26 (40.63%) Mentoring
3 22 (34.38%) Coaching
4 21 (32.81%) Risk Management
5 20 (31.25%) Case Management
5 20 (31.25%) Information Security
6 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (17.19%) People Management
7 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
7 11 (17.19%) Supplier Management
8 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.06%) Change Management
9 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.50%) Balanced Scorecard
10 8 (12.50%) Matrix Management
10 8 (12.50%) Project Management
11 7 (10.94%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
11 7 (10.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 8 (12.50%) ISEB
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
6 2 (3.13%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.75%) SLA
2 8 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) BS7799
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.56%) COBIT
4 1 (1.56%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
1 2 (3.13%) SCOM
1 2 (3.13%) vMotion
1 2 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Cisco
2 20 (31.25%) Blue Coat
2 20 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 20 (31.25%) Crossbeam
2 20 (31.25%) F5
2 20 (31.25%) Juniper
2 20 (31.25%) Palo Alto
2 20 (31.25%) Sourcefire
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 9 (14.06%) HP
6 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 7 (10.94%) IBM
6 7 (10.94%) SAP
7 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
8 2 (3.13%) Sage
8 2 (3.13%) VMware