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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 772 687 794
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +107
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 125 249 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 81
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,400 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -83 114 £52,500 +5.00% 15
London -83 62 £57,500 +4.54% 6
South East +31 34 £46,950 +20.38% 2
City of London -53 24 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £28,750 -26.28% 1
Milton Keynes -13 13 £28,750 -26.28% 1
Surrey +41 12 £67,500 +92.85%
Redhill - 10 £67,500 -
North West +4 6 - - 4
East Midlands +16 4 £40,000 -
Manchester +3 4 - - 4
South West -2 4 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Scotland +16 3 - -
Berkshire +5 3 £22,850 -46.23% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 3 - -
Wiltshire +3 3 £40,000 -2.43%
Swindon -2 3 £40,000 -2.43%
Nottingham - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 3 £27,500 - 1
Reading -1 2 £22,700 -46.58%
Northern Ireland -8 2 - - 1
County Antrim -10 2 - -
Belfast -13 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £52,250 -
Swansea - 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 98 (37.98%) Finance
2 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 60 (23.26%) Degree
4 55 (21.32%) Project Management
5 49 (18.99%) ITIL
6 43 (16.67%) Windows
7 41 (15.89%) SQL Server
8 40 (15.50%) MS Excel
9 38 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (13.57%) SQL
11 34 (13.18%) Service Management
12 33 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (9.30%) Data Centre
15 22 (8.53%) Risk Management
15 22 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 21 (8.14%) Marketing
16 21 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (8.14%) Telecoms
17 20 (7.75%) Manufacturing
17 20 (7.75%) Change Management
17 20 (7.75%) VMware
17 20 (7.75%) Banking
17 20 (7.75%) Analytics
17 20 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (7.36%) PMI Certification

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.71%) CMS
4 6 (2.33%) SAS
4 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.94%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) MTS
Applications
1 40 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.36%) MS Office
3 13 (5.04%) MS Project
4 12 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.55%) SPSS
5 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.78%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.78%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
1 2 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.36%) Internet
2 11 (4.26%) SAN
3 8 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.33%) Firewall
5 5 (1.94%) VLAN
5 5 (1.94%) WAN
6 4 (1.55%) Network Security
7 3 (1.16%) MVNO
7 3 (1.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.78%) SMS
8 2 (0.78%) HTTP
9 1 (0.39%) Wireless
9 1 (0.39%) DNS
9 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.49%) MS Access
7 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.78%) MySQL
8 2 (0.78%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) QlikView
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.39%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (0.39%) Selenium
2 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.39%) JMeter
2 1 (0.39%) Ant
2 1 (0.39%) JUnit
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (37.98%) Finance
2 21 (8.14%) Marketing
2 21 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.75%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.75%) Banking
4 17 (6.59%) Retail
5 12 (4.65%) Electronics
6 10 (3.88%) Games
7 9 (3.49%) Publishing
8 4 (1.55%) Law
8 4 (1.55%) Back Office
8 4 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.16%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) Military
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (17.05%) Consultant
2 23 (8.91%) Analyst
3 21 (8.14%) DBA
4 19 (7.36%) SQL DBA
5 18 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (6.59%) Architect
7 16 (6.20%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.20%) Quality Manager
7 16 (6.20%) Service Manager
8 15 (5.81%) Administrator
9 13 (5.04%) IT Consultant
9 13 (5.04%) Management Consultant
10 12 (4.65%) Business Manager
11 11 (4.26%) Server Administrator
12 10 (3.88%) Audit Manager
13 9 (3.49%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.10%) Developer
14 8 (3.10%) Senior Manager
14 8 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (3.10%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.49%) Middleware
2 5 (1.94%) HTML5
2 5 (1.94%) HTML
3 3 (1.16%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.16%) CSS3
3 3 (1.16%) CSS
3 3 (1.16%) XML
4 2 (0.78%) COM
4 2 (0.78%) .NET
4 2 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (0.78%) jQuery
5 1 (0.39%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.39%) D3.js
5 1 (0.39%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.39%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.81%) E-Learning
4 12 (4.65%) Statistics
5 10 (3.88%) Internet of Things
6 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.71%) Copywriting
8 6 (2.33%) NHS
8 6 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.55%) User Experience
9 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.16%) Economics
11 2 (0.78%) PMI
11 2 (0.78%) Blog
11 2 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.67%) Windows
2 25 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 25 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.16%) Linux
5 2 (0.78%) UNIX
5 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.32%) Project Management
2 49 (18.99%) ITIL
3 34 (13.18%) Service Management
4 33 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (8.53%) Risk Management
6 21 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (7.75%) Change Management
7 20 (7.75%) Analytics
8 19 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (6.98%) Six Sigma
9 18 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.98%) Data Protection
10 17 (6.59%) Business Transformation
10 17 (6.59%) Line Management
10 17 (6.59%) SDLC
11 16 (6.20%) Process Management
11 16 (6.20%) Quality Management
11 16 (6.20%) Business Development
12 15 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.57%) SQL
2 9 (3.49%) Java
3 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.55%) R
6 3 (1.16%) Ruby
7 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.78%) ABAP
7 2 (0.78%) Go
8 1 (0.39%) Groovy
8 1 (0.39%) Jython
8 1 (0.39%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) Perl
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (23.26%) Degree
2 19 (7.36%) PMI Certification
3 18 (6.98%) PMP
4 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.33%) MCSE
4 6 (2.33%) MCSA
4 6 (2.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (2.33%) MCITP
5 5 (1.94%) CCNA
5 5 (1.94%) ISEB
5 5 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.55%) MBA
7 3 (1.16%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) APMP
8 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.78%) MAPM
8 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.20%) ISO 9001
2 16 (6.20%) QA
3 12 (4.65%) SLA
4 6 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (1.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) SCCM
1 7 (2.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.75%) VMware
3 17 (6.59%) HP
4 12 (4.65%) SAP
4 12 (4.65%) Oracle
5 7 (2.71%) Tableau
5 7 (2.71%) IBM
6 6 (2.33%) Citrix
6 6 (2.33%) Cognizant
6 6 (2.33%) Cisco
7 5 (1.94%) Riverbed
7 5 (1.94%) 3Com
8 4 (1.55%) McAfee
8 4 (1.55%) Splunk
8 4 (1.55%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.16%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.78%) Dell
10 2 (0.78%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Coba IT Consultants Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, United Kingdom
First Choice Homes
Salary: £40,375 - £44,169
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea
CPS Group
Salary: Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Northern Ireland
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago