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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 222 207 214
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.077% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.096% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £33,500 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.82%
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
4956 4161 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 80.41% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4001 3545 3748
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in the South West

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 4 £36,250 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
7 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (11.11%) High Availability
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (11.11%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP