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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 820 823 795
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 132 148 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 109 91 75
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £27,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
90663 95317 101326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.90% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75387 77025 81512
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 +18 125 £60,000 +14.28% 15
London +6 55 £75,000 +36.36% 10
North West +51 26 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Manchester +34 26 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South West +15 19 £32,500 -27.77% 1
South East +2 15 £43,750 -25.53% 1
Devon - 8 £32,500 - 1
Plymouth - 8 £32,500 - 1
City of London +42 6 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Berkshire +16 4 £40,000 -24.17%
Surrey -16 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £33,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £33,000 -
Leeds - 4 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes +9 3 - -
Gloucestershire +6 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 3 - -
Scotland +2 3 £95,000 -
Bristol - 3 £37,500 -
Bedford +10 2 - -
Reading +10 2 £40,000 -51.51%
East of England +1 2 - -
Bedfordshire +1 2 - -
Weybridge -14 2 - -
Bath - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 96 (32.65%) Finance
2 80 (27.21%) Project Management
3 77 (26.19%) ITIL
4 67 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (21.77%) Change Management
6 55 (18.71%) Degree
7 52 (17.69%) Service Delivery
8 43 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 43 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 43 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
8 43 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 40 (13.61%) SAP
10 38 (12.93%) ERP
11 37 (12.59%) ITIL V3
11 37 (12.59%) FMCG
12 36 (12.24%) SQL
12 36 (12.24%) Coaching
12 36 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (11.56%) SAP ERP
14 33 (11.22%) Incident Management
15 32 (10.88%) .NET
15 32 (10.88%) ASP.NET
16 31 (10.54%) C#
17 30 (10.20%) Banking
18 29 (9.86%) MS Office
19 28 (9.52%) Windows
19 28 (9.52%) Java
20 26 (8.84%) OO
20 26 (8.84%) Problem Management
20 26 (8.84%) Release Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 24 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.72%) IIS
4 6 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.36%) CMS
6 3 (1.02%) nginx
6 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.68%) SAS
7 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (9.86%) MS Office
2 20 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.06%) MS Project
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (11.56%) SAP ERP
2 8 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) HFM
3 3 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.34%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) AdWords
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.80%) Multicast
1 20 (6.80%) SAN
1 20 (6.80%) VoIP
2 16 (5.44%) Firewall
3 12 (4.08%) WAN
4 11 (3.74%) LAN
5 9 (3.06%) Network Security
6 8 (2.72%) MPLS
7 6 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.70%) BGP
8 5 (1.70%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.70%) NGN
8 5 (1.70%) OSPF
9 4 (1.36%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.36%) Internet
10 3 (1.02%) HTTP
10 3 (1.02%) Skype
10 3 (1.02%) SSL
10 3 (1.02%) VLAN
11 2 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.74%) MS Access
4 11 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.38%) MySQL
6 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.36%) Big Data
7 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.36%) Lumira
7 4 (1.36%) QlikView
7 4 (1.36%) Spotfire
7 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.02%) DB2
8 3 (1.02%) Infinispan
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) NUnit
1 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.02%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.02%) JMeter
2 3 (1.02%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 96 (32.65%) Finance
2 30 (10.20%) Banking
3 24 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 21 (7.14%) Front Office
5 13 (4.42%) French Language
5 13 (4.42%) German Language
5 13 (4.42%) Marketing
6 5 (1.70%) Back Office
6 5 (1.70%) Games
6 5 (1.70%) Military
6 5 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.36%) Local Government
7 4 (1.36%) Retail
8 3 (1.02%) Billing
8 3 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (16.67%) Developer
2 36 (12.24%) SAP Manager
3 32 (10.88%) Change Manager
4 26 (8.84%) SAP Change Manager
5 24 (8.16%) Consultant
6 21 (7.14%) Analyst
7 20 (6.80%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.12%) Applications Manager
8 18 (6.12%) Product Manager
9 17 (5.78%) Infrastructure Technician
9 17 (5.78%) IT Manager
10 15 (5.10%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.10%) Infrastructure Support
11 13 (4.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 13 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Technician
11 13 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support Technician
11 13 (4.42%) Support Technician
12 12 (4.08%) Head of IT
12 12 (4.08%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.88%) .NET
1 32 (10.88%) ASP.NET
2 20 (6.80%) J2SE
2 20 (6.80%) JMS
3 16 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (5.44%) CSS
4 15 (5.10%) Ajax
4 15 (5.10%) HTML
4 15 (5.10%) LINQ
5 13 (4.42%) jQuery
6 11 (3.74%) JSON
7 9 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.04%) Web Services
8 6 (2.04%) XML
9 5 (1.70%) XHTML
10 4 (1.36%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.36%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.36%) WF
10 4 (1.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) FMCG
2 36 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.48%) Driving Licence
4 20 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (6.12%) User Experience
6 16 (5.44%) Mobile App
6 16 (5.44%) PMI
7 14 (4.76%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.06%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.36%) EPoS
9 4 (1.36%) Fintech
9 4 (1.36%) Robotics
9 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.02%) Economics
10 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.02%) PKI
10 3 (1.02%) Statistics
11 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.52%) Windows
2 19 (6.46%) Linux
2 19 (6.46%) Unix
3 12 (4.08%) Solaris
3 12 (4.08%) Windows 2000
3 12 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.02%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.21%) Project Management
2 77 (26.19%) ITIL
3 67 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (21.77%) Change Management
5 52 (17.69%) Service Delivery
6 43 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 43 (14.63%) Mentoring
6 43 (14.63%) PRINCE2
7 38 (12.93%) ERP
8 37 (12.59%) ITIL V3
9 36 (12.24%) Coaching
10 33 (11.22%) Incident Management
11 26 (8.84%) OO
11 26 (8.84%) Problem Management
11 26 (8.84%) Release Management
12 25 (8.50%) Analytics
12 25 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.16%) Software Engineering
14 23 (7.82%) Product Management
15 22 (7.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.24%) SQL
2 31 (10.54%) C#
3 28 (9.52%) Java
4 20 (6.80%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.78%) VBScript
6 11 (3.74%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.70%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.36%) VBA
10 3 (1.02%) C
10 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.02%) Python
10 3 (1.02%) R
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Go
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (18.71%) Degree
2 18 (6.12%) PMI Certification
3 16 (5.44%) ISEB
4 15 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.70%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.36%) ACCA
9 4 (1.36%) CIMA
9 4 (1.36%) CISSP
9 4 (1.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.02%) CISM
10 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.68%) CIPD
11 2 (0.68%) MCITP
11 2 (0.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.14%) SLA
2 12 (4.08%) QA
3 8 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.68%) BS7799
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) NFS
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) HP SIM
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
1 2 (0.68%) SCOM
1 2 (0.68%) vMotion
1 2 (0.68%) WSUS
2 1 (0.34%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.61%) SAP
3 23 (7.82%) VMware
4 20 (6.80%) Citrix
4 20 (6.80%) TIBCO
5 18 (6.12%) Cisco
6 17 (5.78%) Juniper
6 17 (5.78%) Progress
6 17 (5.78%) Veeam
7 13 (4.42%) Palo Alto
8 12 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 12 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.08%) Crossbeam
8 12 (4.08%) F5
8 12 (4.08%) Sourcefire
9 11 (3.74%) Oracle
10 9 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.04%) HP
12 5 (1.70%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.36%) Tableau
Plymouth, Devon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £44,000 to £46,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Berwick Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago