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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 725 739 777
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 182 130 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 97 80
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +30.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 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 29 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
(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
England +5 175 £50,000 -9.09% 24
London +29 117 £55,000 -21.42% 6
City of London +49 59 £57,500 +38.55% 2
South East -2 17 £44,000 -41.33% 2
East of England +8 13 £56,250 +7.14% 6
North West +1 11 £28,250 -37.56% 5
Manchester +11 7 £27,500 -53.19% 2
Hertfordshire -4 7 £65,000 - 1
Surrey -14 6 £44,000 -41.33%
Milton Keynes +2 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire -6 5 - -
South West -11 5 £33,500 -4.28%
Birmingham +1 4 £47,250 -5.50% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £47,250 -3.07% 2
Norwich - 4 £47,500 -
Norfolk - 4 £47,500 -
Stockport - 4 - - 1
Knutsford +3 3 - -
Ilford - 3 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £33,500 -
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Hackney - 3 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £33,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 242 (63.02%) Finance
2 175 (45.57%) Change Management
3 141 (36.72%) Risk Management
4 136 (35.42%) Project Management
5 96 (25.00%) Degree
6 74 (19.27%) Oracle
7 51 (13.28%) Analytics
8 50 (13.02%) Business Transformation
9 45 (11.72%) SQL Server
10 41 (10.68%) Java
10 41 (10.68%) ITIL
11 39 (10.16%) Telecoms
12 38 (9.90%) Microsoft
12 38 (9.90%) Retail
13 37 (9.64%) SQL
13 37 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (9.11%) MS Excel
15 35 (9.11%) E-Commerce
16 33 (8.59%) Service Management
16 33 (8.59%) Windows
16 33 (8.59%) Test Strategy
16 33 (8.59%) Performance Management
17 30 (7.81%) Management Information System
17 30 (7.81%) Information Security
17 30 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (7.81%) Data Management
18 29 (7.55%) IBM
18 29 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (7.55%) Oracle Database

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (3.91%) SharePoint
1 15 (3.91%) SAS
2 9 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.08%) Commerce Server
3 8 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (1.56%) IIS
5 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.78%) CICS
6 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.26%) Liferay
8 1 (0.26%) Lync
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.91%) SPSS
3 9 (2.34%) MS Office
4 6 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.30%) Vensim
6 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.08%) Fredhopper
4 4 (1.04%) Bond Adapt
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
6 1 (0.26%) HFM
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.56%) SaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Force.com
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Network Security
2 6 (1.56%) Extranet
3 5 (1.30%) Internet
4 3 (0.78%) VoIP
4 3 (0.78%) VPN
5 2 (0.52%) 3G
5 2 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.26%) MVNO
6 1 (0.26%) LTE
6 1 (0.26%) 4G
6 1 (0.26%) UTRAN
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) 2G
6 1 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.69%) QlikView
6 16 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.65%) Big Data
9 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.39%) Data Mining
10 12 (3.13%) DB2
11 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.78%) MS Access
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.52%) JMeter
2 2 (0.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 242 (63.02%) Finance
2 39 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 38 (9.90%) Retail
4 26 (6.77%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.69%) Marketing
6 16 (4.17%) Banking
7 13 (3.39%) Back Office
8 12 (3.13%) Legal
9 9 (2.34%) Billing
10 6 (1.56%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.56%) Games
11 5 (1.30%) Advertising
11 5 (1.30%) Front Office
12 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Law
14 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.26%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 178 (46.35%) Consultant
2 93 (24.22%) Technology Consultant
3 40 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
4 34 (8.85%) Developer
5 31 (8.07%) DBA
6 28 (7.29%) Analyst
7 20 (5.21%) Java Developer
7 20 (5.21%) Oracle DBA
8 16 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.17%) Administrator
9 13 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.39%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.13%) Team Leader
11 11 (2.86%) SQL DBA
12 10 (2.60%) Account Manager
13 9 (2.34%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.08%) Management Consultant
14 8 (2.08%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 8 (2.08%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.08%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.21%) J2SE
1 20 (5.21%) JMS
1 20 (5.21%) CORBA
2 14 (3.65%) Swing
2 14 (3.65%) .NET
3 12 (3.13%) CSS
3 12 (3.13%) HTML
4 9 (2.34%) SAML
4 9 (2.34%) OAuth
4 9 (2.34%) OpenID
4 9 (2.34%) HTML5
4 9 (2.34%) CSS3
4 9 (2.34%) SailPoint
5 8 (2.08%) WebCenter
6 6 (1.56%) J2EE
7 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.78%) Middleware
7 3 (0.78%) ISPF
7 3 (0.78%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.51%) Life Science
3 18 (4.69%) Visualisation
3 18 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.86%) Economics
4 11 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.34%) Social Media
5 9 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.34%) PKI
5 9 (2.34%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.08%) Derivative
7 7 (1.82%) Statistics
7 7 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.56%) Data Conversion
9 5 (1.30%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.30%) FMCG
10 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.59%) Windows
2 12 (3.13%) UNIX
3 11 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) Linux
8 3 (0.78%) zOS
8 3 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (45.57%) Change Management
2 141 (36.72%) Risk Management
3 136 (35.42%) Project Management
4 51 (13.28%) Analytics
5 50 (13.02%) Business Transformation
6 41 (10.68%) ITIL
7 37 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (9.11%) E-Commerce
10 33 (8.59%) Service Management
10 33 (8.59%) Test Strategy
10 33 (8.59%) Performance Management
11 30 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (7.81%) Information Security
11 30 (7.81%) Data Management
12 28 (7.29%) Migration
13 27 (7.03%) Service Delivery
13 27 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (6.51%) OO
15 24 (6.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.68%) Java
2 37 (9.64%) SQL
3 20 (5.21%) T-SQL
4 19 (4.95%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.39%) C#
6 11 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.34%) C
7 9 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.34%) MATLAB
7 9 (2.34%) R
8 3 (0.78%) COBOL
8 3 (0.78%) REXX
8 3 (0.78%) JCL
8 3 (0.78%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.52%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (25.00%) Degree
2 29 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (7.03%) CCNP
3 27 (7.03%) CISSP
4 20 (5.21%) CCNA
5 19 (4.95%) ISEB
6 14 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.34%) CISM
9 5 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.30%) MBA
10 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.52%) APMP
11 2 (0.52%) MOS
11 2 (0.52%) CIMA
11 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.52%) RHCE
11 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.52%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.73%) QA
3 17 (4.43%) SLA
4 11 (2.86%) COBIT
5 9 (2.34%) TickIT
6 6 (1.56%) EMIR
6 6 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.26%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) KVM
3 1 (0.26%) RHEV
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (2.34%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (19.27%) Oracle
2 38 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.55%) IBM
4 22 (5.73%) SAP
5 20 (5.21%) TIBCO
6 14 (3.65%) Business Objects
7 12 (3.13%) HP
8 11 (2.86%) Informatica
8 11 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.60%) FrontRange
9 10 (2.60%) Remedy
9 10 (2.60%) BMC
9 10 (2.60%) Sybase
10 9 (2.34%) Cognos
10 9 (2.34%) Ab Initio
10 9 (2.34%) Tableau
10 9 (2.34%) Aveksa
11 8 (2.08%) Endeca
11 8 (2.08%) hybris
11 8 (2.08%) ATG
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Standard Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bnous
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Half
Salary: £12 per hour + Study support and bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £59349.82 - £79133.10 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Teleperformance
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancaster
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago