The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank - 225 211
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.079% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £39,250 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.34%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4906 5045 4274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.24% 82.57% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4083 4094 3758
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in the South West

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) Database Security
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DBA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL DBA
3 4 (50.00%) Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) Server Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior DBA
5 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (12.50%) ICT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft