The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
UK
Rank 739 788 816
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 117 157 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 89 126 90
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +16.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £51,459 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.55% +21.08%

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
74451 89005 91068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.62% 88.15% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61201 73892 74600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 115 £50,000 -13.04% 11
South East +75 33 £40,000 -23.80% 2
London +35 22 £60,000 -14.28% 5
North West -32 19 £50,000 -16.66% 1
East of England +36 14 £43,750 -17.73% 1
Manchester -38 12 £45,000 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +30 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds +27 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +21 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey +54 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Bedfordshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
South West +1 6 £52,500 +81.03%
West Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands +31 5 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Essex +23 5 £45,000 -12.55%
Gloucestershire - 5 £52,500 -
Worthing - 5 £40,000 -
Billericay - 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £28,500 -
City of London +28 3 £42,500 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire +26 3 £42,000 - 1
Hampshire +15 3 - - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £52,500 -
Bedford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Oxford - 3 £28,500 -
Reading +36 2 £36,500 -28.78%
Berkshire +26 2 £36,500 -36.79%
Hertfordshire +13 2 £41,500 -40.71%

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 85 (38.64%) Finance
2 65 (29.55%) SQL Server
3 59 (26.82%) Degree
4 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
5 50 (22.73%) SQL
6 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (20.45%) Performance Management
7 41 (18.64%) .NET
8 38 (17.27%) C#
9 37 (16.82%) Project Management
10 36 (16.36%) ITIL
11 35 (15.91%) Coaching
12 34 (15.45%) Six Sigma
13 33 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 32 (14.55%) MS Excel
15 31 (14.09%) ASP.NET
15 31 (14.09%) MVC
15 31 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
17 29 (13.18%) Change Management
18 28 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (11.82%) Windows
20 26 (11.82%) OO
21 25 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (11.36%) TDD
22 24 (10.91%) Web Services
23 23 (10.45%) jQuery
24 22 (10.00%) Process Improvement

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.73%) IIS
4 2 (0.91%) JBoss
4 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 32 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.73%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.91%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.91%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.64%) SaaS
2 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.55%) Office 365
5 4 (1.82%) GitHub
6 3 (1.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) AdWords
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) Multicast
2 10 (4.55%) WAN
3 8 (3.64%) LAN
4 7 (3.18%) Firewall
5 5 (2.27%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.91%) DHCP
7 2 (0.91%) DNS
7 2 (0.91%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) Intranet
7 2 (0.91%) SAN
7 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.91%) VLAN
7 2 (0.91%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
8 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (7.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (7.27%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.91%) MySQL
9 7 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.91%) OLAP
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Subversion
1 11 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.73%) NUnit
4 5 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.82%) JMeter
5 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.36%) Selenium
6 3 (1.36%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.91%) JUnit
7 2 (0.91%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.45%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (38.64%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Banking
2 17 (7.73%) Marketing
3 14 (6.36%) Retail
4 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.73%) Billing
5 6 (2.73%) Front Office
6 5 (2.27%) Law
7 4 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.82%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Automotive
8 2 (0.91%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.36%) Developer
2 23 (10.45%) .NET Developer
2 23 (10.45%) Consultant
3 22 (10.00%) DBA
3 22 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 21 (9.55%) Analyst
5 18 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (8.18%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.18%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.73%) Administrator
6 17 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (6.82%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.45%) Team Leader
10 11 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (5.00%) Senior DBA
10 11 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.64%) .NET
2 31 (14.09%) ASP.NET
3 24 (10.91%) Web Services
4 23 (10.45%) jQuery
5 19 (8.64%) .NET Framework
5 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (8.18%) CSS
6 18 (8.18%) Entity Framework
7 17 (7.73%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.91%) HTML
9 12 (5.45%) J2SE
9 12 (5.45%) JMS
10 11 (5.00%) XML
11 7 (3.18%) Ajax
11 7 (3.18%) LINQ
12 6 (2.73%) Backbone.js
12 6 (2.73%) LINQ to SQL
12 6 (2.73%) Marionette.js
12 6 (2.73%) WCF
12 6 (2.73%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.00%) Replication
4 6 (2.73%) FMCG
5 5 (2.27%) IVR
6 4 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.82%) Fintech
6 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.82%) NHS
6 4 (1.82%) User Experience
6 4 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.91%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.82%) Windows
2 14 (6.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.27%) Linux
6 3 (1.36%) Unix
7 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (20.45%) Performance Management
2 37 (16.82%) Project Management
3 36 (16.36%) ITIL
4 35 (15.91%) Coaching
5 34 (15.45%) Six Sigma
6 31 (14.09%) MVC
7 30 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
8 29 (13.18%) Change Management
9 28 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (11.82%) OO
11 25 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (11.36%) TDD
12 22 (10.00%) Process Improvement
13 21 (9.55%) Software Engineering
14 20 (9.09%) Migration
15 19 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (7.73%) Capacity Management
17 15 (6.82%) Incident Management
17 15 (6.82%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.73%) SQL
2 38 (17.27%) C#
3 22 (10.00%) Java
4 18 (8.18%) C
5 14 (6.36%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.91%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.73%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.27%) VBScript
11 3 (1.36%) ABAP
11 3 (1.36%) R
11 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.91%) C++
12 2 (0.91%) Perl
12 2 (0.91%) Python
12 2 (0.91%) Ruby
12 2 (0.91%) VBA
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (26.82%) Degree
2 27 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.09%) MCITP
5 8 (3.64%) CCNA
5 8 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.64%) MCSA
6 7 (3.18%) MCP
6 7 (3.18%) MCSE
6 7 (3.18%) MCTS
7 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.91%) ACCA
9 2 (0.91%) CIMA
9 2 (0.91%) CIPD
9 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 8 (3.64%) SLA
3 5 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.82%) SAP
3 12 (5.45%) Oracle
3 12 (5.45%) TIBCO
4 11 (5.00%) VMware
5 8 (3.64%) Cisco
6 6 (2.73%) IBM
6 6 (2.73%) Tableau
7 5 (2.27%) HP
7 5 (2.27%) IBM Sterling
7 5 (2.27%) Verint
8 4 (1.82%) Splunk
9 3 (1.36%) Computacenter
9 3 (1.36%) Meraki
10 2 (0.91%) 3Com
10 2 (0.91%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.91%) Cognos
10 2 (0.91%) New Relic
10 2 (0.91%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.91%) Sybase
London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimbledon
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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