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 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 767 701 771
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +70
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 123 223 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 100
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £33,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,250 £108,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -81 106 £50,000 -6.97% 11
London -83 46 £62,500 +4.16% 4
South East +49 42 £43,250 +15.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £44,000 +17.33% 2
Milton Keynes -5 15 £44,000 +17.33% 2
City of London -46 13 £58,750 +2.17% 1
North West +10 10 £32,500 +15.04% 1
Manchester +8 10 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Scotland +19 8 £35,000 -
Berkshire +4 8 £25,000 -33.33%
Kent - 7 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £40,000 -
Surrey +11 6 £66,250 +50.56%
Reading - 6 £25,000 -
Wales - 6 £27,500 - 1
West Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
East of England +6 4 £54,200 -16.61% 3
West Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Redhill - 4 £67,500 -
Crawley - 4 £42,500 -
East Midlands 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Suffolk - 2 £54,200 - 2
Ipswich - 2 £54,200 - 2
Paddington - 2 - -
Hampshire +3 1 £51,500 -1.90%
Northern Ireland +1 1 £35,000 - 1
County Antrim -3 1 £35,000 - 1
Belfast -6 1 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -21 1 £47,500 +0.52%

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 101 (37.41%) Finance
2 76 (28.15%) Microsoft
3 65 (24.07%) Degree
4 59 (21.85%) MS Excel
5 58 (21.48%) ITIL
6 57 (21.11%) Windows
7 56 (20.74%) SQL Server
8 51 (18.89%) Service Management
9 43 (15.93%) Project Management
9 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (15.56%) SQL
11 36 (13.33%) VMware
11 36 (13.33%) Data Centre
12 34 (12.59%) Mentoring
13 32 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (11.85%) HP
14 31 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (11.11%) Coaching
15 30 (11.11%) MS Exchange
16 26 (9.63%) MS Office
16 26 (9.63%) Business Continuity
16 26 (9.63%) Business Transformation
17 24 (8.89%) QA
18 23 (8.52%) Data Protection
18 23 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (8.52%) Middleware
19 22 (8.15%) PRINCE2
20 21 (7.78%) Six Sigma
20 21 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 27001

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 30 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.59%) CMS
5 6 (2.22%) SAS
6 4 (1.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 59 (21.85%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.63%) MS Office
3 12 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.48%) SPSS
5 3 (1.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.37%) InDesign
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.74%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.37%) Summit
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.19%) SAN
2 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.96%) Firewall
3 7 (2.59%) VLAN
3 7 (2.59%) WAN
4 6 (2.22%) Internet
5 3 (1.11%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) SMS
6 2 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) 4G
7 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.37%) Multicast
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
7 1 (0.37%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.70%) MS Access
8 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.48%) Big Data
11 3 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.74%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.74%) MySQL
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.37%) QlikView
13 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.11%) Selenium
1 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.74%) NUnit
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) JUnit
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.37%) JMeter
3 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.37%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 101 (37.41%) Finance
2 19 (7.04%) Banking
2 19 (7.04%) Marketing
3 16 (5.93%) Retail
4 15 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.70%) Publishing
6 6 (2.22%) Legal
7 5 (1.85%) Law
8 4 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.11%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (15.93%) Consultant
2 30 (11.11%) Analyst
3 27 (10.00%) Architect
4 22 (8.15%) Technical Architect
5 19 (7.04%) DBA
6 17 (6.30%) SQL DBA
7 16 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
7 16 (5.93%) Quality Manager
8 14 (5.19%) Developer
9 11 (4.07%) Administrator
10 10 (3.70%) Audit Manager
10 10 (3.70%) Management Consultant
10 10 (3.70%) Business Manager
11 9 (3.33%) Performance Manager
11 9 (3.33%) Server Administrator
11 9 (3.33%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.96%) Team Leader
13 7 (2.59%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (2.59%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.59%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.52%) Middleware
2 8 (2.96%) .NET
3 5 (1.85%) CSS
4 4 (1.48%) HTML
5 2 (0.74%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (0.74%) XSD
5 2 (0.74%) XSLT
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.74%) WF
5 2 (0.74%) LINQ
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.37%) HTML5
6 1 (0.37%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) Swing
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) J2SE
6 1 (0.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.81%) E-Learning
5 11 (4.07%) Statistics
6 9 (3.33%) NHS
7 7 (2.59%) Copywriting
8 6 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.85%) User Experience
10 4 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.48%) Economics
11 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.74%) Blog
12 1 (0.37%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.37%) FMCG
12 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.11%) Windows
2 21 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.11%) Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.74%) UNIX
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.48%) ITIL
2 51 (18.89%) Service Management
3 43 (15.93%) Project Management
4 34 (12.59%) Mentoring
5 32 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (11.11%) Coaching
8 26 (9.63%) Business Transformation
8 26 (9.63%) Business Continuity
9 23 (8.52%) Data Protection
10 22 (8.15%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.78%) Six Sigma
12 19 (7.04%) Change Management
13 18 (6.67%) Process Management
14 17 (6.30%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.30%) Analytics
14 17 (6.30%) Line Management
15 16 (5.93%) Quality Management
15 16 (5.93%) Lean Six Sigma
16 15 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.56%) SQL
2 11 (4.07%) Java
3 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.59%) C#
5 6 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.48%) R
6 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.11%) Ruby
8 2 (0.74%) Go
8 2 (0.74%) ABAP
8 2 (0.74%) Python
8 2 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) C
9 1 (0.37%) Korn
9 1 (0.37%) Groovy
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (24.07%) Degree
2 8 (2.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (2.96%) CCNA
2 8 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (2.96%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.59%) ISEB
3 7 (2.59%) MCSE
3 7 (2.59%) PMP
4 6 (2.22%) MCITP
4 6 (2.22%) MCSA
5 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 3 (1.11%) MBA
8 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.89%) QA
2 21 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (5.93%) ISO 9001
4 15 (5.56%) SLA
5 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.74%) P3O
6 2 (0.74%) COBIT
7 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.59%) ISA Server
3 7 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) SCCM
2 7 (2.59%) SCOM
2 7 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 76 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.33%) VMware
3 32 (11.85%) HP
4 20 (7.41%) Oracle
5 18 (6.67%) SAP
6 8 (2.96%) Cisco
6 8 (2.96%) Riverbed
7 7 (2.59%) Tableau
7 7 (2.59%) 3Com
7 7 (2.59%) IBM
8 5 (1.85%) Guidewire
9 4 (1.48%) McAfee
9 4 (1.48%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.11%) EMC
10 3 (1.11%) Citrix
10 3 (1.11%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.11%) NetSuite
10 3 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.11%) Splunk
11 2 (0.74%) F5
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up to £65k (including performance bonus) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
AXA
Salary: £43,400 to £65,000 - Depending on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allow, pension, holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk, East Anglia
AXA
Salary: £43,400 to £65,000 - Depending on skills and experience
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Met Police
Salary: From £36,479 to £41,716 per annum Depending on Skills and Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 26 days ago