The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 711 747 748
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 187 122 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74 95 84
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £112,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £51,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +57.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93783 85676 90586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.54% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75746 70459 77320
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 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
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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 +48 181 £55,000 - 17
London +43 132 £60,000 -14.28% 4
City of London +72 76 £60,000 +17.07% 1
South East -14 15 £40,750 -41.78% 6
North West +8 12 £28,250 -40.52% 1
Manchester +8 9 £27,500 -52.17% 1
Cheshire +1 6 - -
Surrey 0 6 £44,000 -41.33%
East of England -2 5 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Milton Keynes -5 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -11 5 £33,500 -4.62%
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Stockport - 5 - -
Chester +7 4 - -
Birmingham +6 4 £47,250 -5.50%
West Midlands -4 4 £47,250 -3.07% 1
Hertfordshire -15 4 £65,000 -1.88%
Altrincham - 4 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Ilford - 3 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Swindon - 3 £33,500 -
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £33,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Hackney - 3 £45,000 -
Knutsford +9 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £52,500 +144.18% 1

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 250 (61.27%) Finance
2 178 (43.63%) Change Management
3 143 (35.05%) Risk Management
4 142 (34.80%) Project Management
5 110 (26.96%) Degree
6 73 (17.89%) Oracle
7 58 (14.22%) Analytics
8 53 (12.99%) Business Transformation
9 46 (11.27%) Performance Management
9 46 (11.27%) Java
9 46 (11.27%) ITIL
10 42 (10.29%) SQL Server
10 42 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (10.29%) Telecoms
10 42 (10.29%) Retail
11 40 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (9.80%) Service Management
12 37 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (8.82%) Test Strategy
14 35 (8.58%) Microsoft
14 35 (8.58%) SQL
14 35 (8.58%) MS Excel
15 34 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 34 (8.33%) Service Delivery
16 33 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (7.84%) Migration
17 32 (7.84%) Information Security
17 32 (7.84%) Windows
18 31 (7.60%) Management Information System
19 30 (7.35%) OO

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 15 (3.68%) SAS
2 12 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.96%) Commerce Server
4 8 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.47%) IIS
6 3 (0.74%) CICS
6 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.49%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.49%) Apache
7 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.25%) Liferay
8 1 (0.25%) Lync
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.68%) SPSS
3 12 (2.94%) MS Office
4 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.23%) Vensim
6 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.74%) MS Project
7 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.96%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Summit
6 1 (0.25%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.72%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Force.com
4 2 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.21%) Network Security
2 6 (1.47%) Internet
2 6 (1.47%) Extranet
3 5 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.98%) LTE
4 4 (0.98%) 3G
5 3 (0.74%) VoIP
5 3 (0.74%) VPN
5 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) UTRAN
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) 2G
7 1 (0.25%) 4G
7 1 (0.25%) MVNO
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.11%) Oracle Database
3 23 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.41%) QlikView
5 16 (3.92%) Big Data
6 15 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (3.19%) Data Mining
9 12 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.70%) DB2
11 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.74%) MS Access
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (1.23%) Selenium
3 4 (0.98%) JMeter
4 3 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 250 (61.27%) Finance
2 42 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 42 (10.29%) Retail
3 26 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.64%) Marketing
5 22 (5.39%) Legal
6 16 (3.92%) Banking
7 13 (3.19%) Back Office
8 9 (2.21%) Billing
9 7 (1.72%) Games
10 6 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.98%) Advertising
11 4 (0.98%) Publishing
11 4 (0.98%) Front Office
11 4 (0.98%) Law
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 182 (44.61%) Consultant
2 93 (22.79%) Technology Consultant
3 40 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
4 37 (9.07%) Developer
5 35 (8.58%) Analyst
6 30 (7.35%) DBA
7 23 (5.64%) Java Developer
8 20 (4.90%) Oracle DBA
9 18 (4.41%) Administrator
9 18 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.17%) Senior Manager
11 14 (3.43%) Team Leader
12 13 (3.19%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.45%) SQL DBA
13 10 (2.45%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (2.21%) Management Consultant
14 9 (2.21%) Software Engineer
15 8 (1.96%) Senior Oracle DBA
15 8 (1.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.64%) CORBA
1 23 (5.64%) J2SE
1 23 (5.64%) JMS
2 17 (4.17%) Swing
3 14 (3.43%) HTML
3 14 (3.43%) .NET
4 13 (3.19%) CSS
5 10 (2.45%) HTML5
6 9 (2.21%) CSS3
6 9 (2.21%) SailPoint
6 9 (2.21%) OAuth
6 9 (2.21%) OpenID
6 9 (2.21%) SAML
7 8 (1.96%) WebCenter
8 6 (1.47%) J2EE
9 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.74%) Flash
9 3 (0.74%) Middleware
9 3 (0.74%) ISPF
9 3 (0.74%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.60%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.13%) Life Science
3 19 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (4.41%) Visualisation
5 11 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.45%) Economics
7 9 (2.21%) PKI
7 9 (2.21%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.21%) Social Media
7 9 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.72%) FMCG
8 7 (1.72%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.72%) Derivative
8 7 (1.72%) Statistics
9 6 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.47%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.47%) Data Conversion
10 5 (1.23%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.98%) GIS
11 4 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.84%) Windows
2 12 (2.94%) UNIX
3 11 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.98%) Linux
8 3 (0.74%) zOS
8 3 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (43.63%) Change Management
2 143 (35.05%) Risk Management
3 142 (34.80%) Project Management
4 58 (14.22%) Analytics
5 53 (12.99%) Business Transformation
6 46 (11.27%) Performance Management
6 46 (11.27%) ITIL
7 42 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (9.80%) Service Management
8 40 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (8.82%) Test Strategy
11 34 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 34 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 33 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (7.84%) Information Security
13 32 (7.84%) Migration
14 30 (7.35%) Data Management
14 30 (7.35%) OO
15 28 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.27%) Java
2 35 (8.58%) SQL
3 19 (4.66%) T-SQL
3 19 (4.66%) PL/SQL
4 12 (2.94%) C#
5 11 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.70%) R
6 9 (2.21%) MATLAB
6 9 (2.21%) C
7 3 (0.74%) REXX
7 3 (0.74%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.74%) JCL
7 3 (0.74%) COBOL
8 2 (0.49%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) VBScript
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (26.96%) Degree
2 29 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (6.62%) CCNP
3 27 (6.62%) CISSP
4 20 (4.90%) CCNA
4 20 (4.90%) ISEB
5 12 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (2.45%) MBA
7 9 (2.21%) CISM
7 9 (2.21%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.74%) MOS
12 2 (0.49%) CIMA
12 2 (0.49%) ACCA
12 2 (0.49%) RHCE
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.88%) QA
3 18 (4.41%) SLA
4 14 (3.43%) COBIT
5 9 (2.21%) TickIT
6 6 (1.47%) EMIR
6 6 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.25%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (2.21%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (2.21%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (17.89%) Oracle
2 35 (8.58%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.35%) SAP
4 29 (7.11%) IBM
5 23 (5.64%) TIBCO
6 15 (3.68%) HP
7 14 (3.43%) Business Objects
7 14 (3.43%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.19%) FrontRange
8 13 (3.19%) BMC
8 13 (3.19%) Remedy
9 11 (2.70%) Informatica
10 9 (2.21%) Ab Initio
10 9 (2.21%) Cognos
10 9 (2.21%) Sybase
10 9 (2.21%) Tableau
10 9 (2.21%) Aveksa
11 8 (1.96%) hybris
11 8 (1.96%) Endeca
11 8 (1.96%) Adobe
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