The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 775 738 754
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 122 167 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 96
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend

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

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Performance Improvement Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
England -39 103 £51,450 +5.53% 25
London -33 43 £65,000 +18.18% 10
South East +41 40 £44,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire +12 15 £51,200 +36.53% 1
City of London +5 15 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Milton Keynes +1 14 £51,200 +36.53% 1
Manchester +11 10 £32,500 +18.18% 2
North West -2 10 £32,500 +12.06% 3
Scotland +15 9 £30,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +11 7 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Edinburgh +7 7 £40,000 +66.66%
Kent - 7 £52,500 -
Wales +6 6 £27,500 -9.83%
Reading +3 6 £25,000 - 1
East of England -5 6 £54,200 -1.45% 1
West Wales - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Crawley - 5 £47,500 -
Swansea - 5 - -
Hampshire +12 3 £51,500 -17.60% 4
Surrey +1 3 £42,500 -3.40%
Northern Ireland +21 2 £38,750 -
County Antrim +17 2 £38,750 -
Belfast +16 2 £38,750 -
Bedfordshire -1 2 £54,250 +35.62% 1
Suffolk - 2 £54,200 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £51,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £54,200 -
Glasgow - 2 £30,000 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 103 (39.62%) Finance
2 74 (28.46%) Microsoft
3 62 (23.85%) ITIL
4 58 (22.31%) Windows
4 58 (22.31%) Degree
5 56 (21.54%) MS Excel
6 53 (20.38%) SQL Server
6 53 (20.38%) Service Management
7 44 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (16.15%) Project Management
9 41 (15.77%) Data Centre
9 41 (15.77%) Mentoring
10 40 (15.38%) VMware
11 38 (14.62%) SQL
12 36 (13.85%) Coaching
12 36 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (12.69%) MS Exchange
13 33 (12.69%) HP
14 32 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (10.77%) Business Continuity
16 26 (10.00%) Middleware
16 26 (10.00%) PRINCE2
16 26 (10.00%) MS Office
16 26 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (10.00%) Business Transformation
17 25 (9.62%) Six Sigma
17 25 (9.62%) QA
18 21 (8.08%) Change Management
19 19 (7.31%) Oracle
19 19 (7.31%) Lean Six Sigma

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (12.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.31%) SAS
4 5 (1.92%) CMS
5 4 (1.54%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) SPSS
5 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) InDesign
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.77%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.62%) SAN
2 9 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.46%) Firewall
3 8 (3.08%) VLAN
3 8 (3.08%) WAN
4 6 (2.31%) Internet
5 5 (1.92%) DNS
6 3 (1.15%) Network Security
7 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.77%) DHCP
7 2 (0.77%) SMS
8 1 (0.38%) VoIP
8 1 (0.38%) HTTP
8 1 (0.38%) Intranet
8 1 (0.38%) Multicast
8 1 (0.38%) 4G
8 1 (0.38%) Wireless
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.69%) MS Access
7 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.92%) Big Data
9 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.77%) QlikView
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.77%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.15%) Selenium
1 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.77%) NUnit
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.38%) JMeter
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.38%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 103 (39.62%) Finance
2 14 (5.38%) Retail
3 13 (5.00%) Banking
3 13 (5.00%) Marketing
4 12 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.85%) Publishing
6 8 (3.08%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.77%) Back Office
8 2 (0.77%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (17.69%) Consultant
2 29 (11.15%) Analyst
2 29 (11.15%) Architect
3 24 (9.23%) Technical Architect
4 14 (5.38%) DBA
5 13 (5.00%) Quality Manager
5 13 (5.00%) Developer
5 13 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 12 (4.62%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 9 (3.46%) Business Manager
8 9 (3.46%) Performance Manager
9 8 (3.08%) Applications Manager
9 8 (3.08%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Audit Manager
9 8 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Team Leader
10 7 (2.69%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.69%) Administrator
10 7 (2.69%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.00%) Middleware
2 8 (3.08%) .NET
3 6 (2.31%) CSS
4 5 (1.92%) HTML
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.77%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.77%) WF
5 2 (0.77%) LINQ
5 2 (0.77%) Web Services
5 2 (0.77%) XSD
5 2 (0.77%) XSLT
6 1 (0.38%) Swing
6 1 (0.38%) Flash
6 1 (0.38%) J2SE
6 1 (0.38%) JMS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.38%) COM
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (15.77%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.23%) E-Learning
5 10 (3.85%) Statistics
6 9 (3.46%) NHS
7 6 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.92%) User Experience
8 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.92%) Copywriting
9 4 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.54%) Economics
9 4 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.77%) Blog
11 1 (0.38%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.38%) FMCG
11 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.31%) Windows
2 18 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.15%) UNIX
4 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.77%) AIX
5 2 (0.77%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.85%) ITIL
2 53 (20.38%) Service Management
3 42 (16.15%) Project Management
4 41 (15.77%) Mentoring
5 36 (13.85%) Coaching
5 36 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (10.77%) Business Continuity
8 26 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 26 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 25 (9.62%) Six Sigma
10 21 (8.08%) Change Management
11 19 (7.31%) Lean Six Sigma
11 19 (7.31%) Data Protection
11 19 (7.31%) Line Management
12 18 (6.92%) Service Delivery
13 17 (6.54%) Risk Management
14 16 (6.15%) Process Management
14 16 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.62%) SQL
2 11 (4.23%) Java
3 9 (3.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.69%) C#
6 6 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.54%) R
7 4 (1.54%) Python
7 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.77%) Korn
9 2 (0.77%) ABAP
9 2 (0.77%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) VB
10 1 (0.38%) Groovy
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (22.31%) Degree
2 12 (4.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 10 (3.85%) CCNA
3 10 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.08%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.08%) MCSE
5 7 (2.69%) ISEB
5 7 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.69%) PMP
6 6 (2.31%) MCITP
6 6 (2.31%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 6 (2.31%) MCSA
7 5 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.15%) MBA
10 2 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.77%) CCA
10 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.62%) QA
2 16 (6.15%) SLA
2 16 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) P3O
5 2 (0.77%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.08%) ISA Server
3 8 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.46%) SCCM
2 8 (3.08%) SCOM
3 6 (2.31%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.77%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 74 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.38%) VMware
3 33 (12.69%) HP
4 19 (7.31%) Oracle
5 18 (6.92%) SAP
6 10 (3.85%) Cisco
6 10 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 8 (3.08%) 3Com
8 7 (2.69%) Tableau
9 6 (2.31%) IBM
10 5 (1.92%) McAfee
10 5 (1.92%) Guidewire
10 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.54%) Splunk
11 4 (1.54%) Computacenter
11 4 (1.54%) Citrix
11 4 (1.54%) Cognizant
12 3 (1.15%) NetSuite
12 3 (1.15%) F5
13 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £92000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £38212 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £36,000 - £38,200, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago