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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 722 752 749
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 171 128 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 98 79
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £103,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +57.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 22 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 22 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 +11 164 £52,500 -4.54% 16
London +25 115 £55,000 -21.42% 3
City of London +45 59 £57,500 +38.55%
South East -7 16 £44,000 -37.14% 4
North West +6 10 £28,250 -37.56% 3
Manchester +10 6 £27,500 -53.19%
Surrey +5 6 £44,000 -41.33%
East of England -9 6 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Cheshire +7 5 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Milton Keynes -1 5 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -19 5 £33,500 -4.28%
West Midlands +6 4 £47,250 -5.50% 3
Birmingham 0 4 £47,250 -5.50%
Hertfordshire -13 4 £65,000 -
Knutsford +7 3 - -
Ilford - 3 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Stockport - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £33,500 -
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £33,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
Hackney - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +11 2 £37,500 -46.42%
Hampshire -8 2 £62,500 +121.23% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £65,000 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 245 (61.87%) Finance
2 178 (44.95%) Change Management
3 143 (36.11%) Risk Management
4 139 (35.10%) Project Management
5 105 (26.52%) Degree
6 76 (19.19%) Oracle
7 54 (13.64%) Analytics
8 50 (12.63%) Business Transformation
9 46 (11.62%) SQL Server
10 43 (10.86%) Java
11 42 (10.61%) ITIL
11 42 (10.61%) Telecoms
11 42 (10.61%) Performance Management
12 41 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (9.85%) SQL
13 39 (9.85%) Retail
14 38 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (9.34%) Service Management
16 36 (9.09%) Test Strategy
17 35 (8.84%) Microsoft
18 34 (8.59%) E-Commerce
19 33 (8.33%) MS Excel
20 32 (8.08%) Service Delivery
20 32 (8.08%) Windows
20 32 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (7.83%) Oracle Database
21 31 (7.83%) Management Information System
21 31 (7.83%) Information Security
22 30 (7.58%) Migration
22 30 (7.58%) Data Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.79%) SAS
2 12 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.02%) Commerce Server
4 8 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (1.52%) IIS
6 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.76%) CICS
8 2 (0.51%) Apache
8 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Lync
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Liferay
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.79%) SPSS
3 11 (2.78%) MS Office
4 6 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.26%) Vensim
6 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.51%) MS Project
7 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.02%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.51%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.51%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.25%) HFM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) Force.com
4 2 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.27%) Network Security
2 6 (1.52%) Extranet
3 5 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.26%) Internet
4 4 (1.01%) 3G
4 4 (1.01%) LTE
5 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.51%) VoIP
6 2 (0.51%) VPN
6 2 (0.51%) UTRAN
7 1 (0.25%) 4G
7 1 (0.25%) MVNO
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.83%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.55%) QlikView
6 16 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.54%) Big Data
9 13 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.28%) Data Mining
10 12 (3.03%) DB2
10 12 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.76%) MS Access
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.76%) Selenium
2 3 (0.76%) JMeter
3 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 245 (61.87%) Finance
2 42 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 39 (9.85%) Retail
4 26 (6.57%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.05%) Marketing
6 16 (4.04%) Banking
6 16 (4.04%) Legal
7 13 (3.28%) Back Office
8 9 (2.27%) Billing
9 6 (1.52%) Games
9 6 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.01%) Advertising
10 4 (1.01%) Front Office
10 4 (1.01%) Law
10 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 183 (46.21%) Consultant
2 93 (23.48%) Technology Consultant
3 40 (10.10%) Senior Consultant
4 35 (8.84%) Developer
5 33 (8.33%) Analyst
5 33 (8.33%) DBA
6 22 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
7 21 (5.30%) Java Developer
8 18 (4.55%) Administrator
9 17 (4.29%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.04%) Senior Manager
11 13 (3.28%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.78%) Team Leader
12 11 (2.78%) SQL DBA
13 10 (2.53%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.27%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.27%) Management Consultant
15 8 (2.02%) Account Manager
15 8 (2.02%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.30%) J2SE
1 21 (5.30%) JMS
1 21 (5.30%) CORBA
2 15 (3.79%) Swing
3 14 (3.54%) .NET
4 12 (3.03%) HTML
4 12 (3.03%) CSS
5 9 (2.27%) OpenID
5 9 (2.27%) OAuth
5 9 (2.27%) HTML5
5 9 (2.27%) CSS3
5 9 (2.27%) SailPoint
5 9 (2.27%) SAML
6 8 (2.02%) WebCenter
7 6 (1.52%) J2EE
8 3 (0.76%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.76%) ISPF
8 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.76%) Flash
8 3 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.83%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.31%) Life Science
3 18 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.78%) Economics
5 9 (2.27%) Social Media
5 9 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.27%) Cryptography
5 9 (2.27%) PKI
6 7 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.77%) Derivative
6 7 (1.77%) Statistics
6 7 (1.77%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.52%) FMCG
7 6 (1.52%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.52%) Data Conversion
8 5 (1.26%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.01%) GIS
9 4 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.08%) Windows
2 14 (3.54%) UNIX
3 10 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.01%) Linux
8 3 (0.76%) zOS
9 2 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (44.95%) Change Management
2 143 (36.11%) Risk Management
3 139 (35.10%) Project Management
4 54 (13.64%) Analytics
5 50 (12.63%) Business Transformation
6 42 (10.61%) ITIL
6 42 (10.61%) Performance Management
7 41 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (9.34%) Service Management
10 36 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 34 (8.59%) E-Commerce
12 32 (8.08%) Service Delivery
12 32 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (7.83%) Information Security
14 30 (7.58%) Migration
14 30 (7.58%) Data Management
15 29 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (7.07%) Enterprise Architecture
17 27 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.86%) Java
2 39 (9.85%) SQL
3 21 (5.30%) PL/SQL
4 20 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.28%) C#
6 12 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.78%) R
8 9 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.27%) C
8 9 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.76%) COBOL
9 3 (0.76%) JCL
9 3 (0.76%) REXX
10 2 (0.51%) VBA
11 1 (0.25%) Perl
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (26.52%) Degree
2 29 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (6.82%) CISSP
3 27 (6.82%) CCNP
4 20 (5.05%) CCNA
5 19 (4.80%) ISEB
6 15 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.27%) CISM
9 7 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.77%) MBA
10 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.51%) ACCA
12 2 (0.51%) CIMA
12 2 (0.51%) RHCE
12 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.51%) MOS
13 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.81%) QA
3 18 (4.55%) SLA
4 14 (3.54%) COBIT
5 9 (2.27%) TickIT
6 6 (1.52%) EMIR
6 6 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.25%) UCITS
8 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.51%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (2.78%) Data Guard
1 11 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) WSUS
3 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (19.19%) Oracle
2 35 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.32%) IBM
4 26 (6.57%) SAP
5 21 (5.30%) TIBCO
6 15 (3.79%) HP
7 14 (3.54%) Business Objects
7 14 (3.54%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.28%) FrontRange
8 13 (3.28%) BMC
8 13 (3.28%) Remedy
9 11 (2.78%) Informatica
10 10 (2.53%) Sybase
11 9 (2.27%) Tableau
11 9 (2.27%) Aveksa
11 9 (2.27%) Cognos
11 9 (2.27%) Ab Initio
12 8 (2.02%) ATG
12 8 (2.02%) Open Text
12 8 (2.02%) Adobe
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Teleperformance
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bnous
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lancaster
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Yateley
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago