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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 748 707 715
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 133 186 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 89 93 93
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,142
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -44 128 £49,250 -1.50% 21
London -17 46 £60,750 -6.53% 11
South East -14 31 £36,000 -26.15% 3
East of England +16 24 £30,000 - 2
City of London +8 16 £61,500 +26.80% 3
Cambridgeshire - 14 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 13 £57,500 -
South West -7 12 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Wiltshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Swindon - 12 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +3 10 £35,000 -28.20%
Surrey -11 9 £67,500 -10.00%
North West -20 8 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £27,500 - 1
Redhill - 6 £67,500 -
Newbury - 6 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Hampshire - 5 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside +10 4 - -
Liverpool +8 4 - -
Milton Keynes -5 4 £30,500 -12.85%
Manchester -11 4 £35,000 -6.66%
East Midlands +28 3 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Scotland +1 3 £37,500 -
Southampton - 3 - - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £49,500 -
Nottinghamshire +9 2 - -
Nottingham +8 2 - -
South Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Edinburgh -8 2 - -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 93 (38.75%) Finance
2 79 (32.92%) Microsoft
3 62 (25.83%) MS Excel
4 55 (22.92%) Project Management
5 49 (20.42%) Degree
6 47 (19.58%) ITIL
7 33 (13.75%) Windows
7 33 (13.75%) SQL
8 29 (12.08%) Service Delivery
9 27 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (10.83%) SharePoint
10 26 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (10.42%) Marketing
11 25 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (10.42%) SQL Server
12 23 (9.58%) Analytics
13 22 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (9.17%) Six Sigma
14 21 (8.75%) Internet
14 21 (8.75%) MS Office
14 21 (8.75%) Retail
14 21 (8.75%) Change Management
14 21 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
14 21 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (8.33%) PRINCE2
15 20 (8.33%) PMI Certification
16 19 (7.92%) PMP
16 19 (7.92%) Telecoms
16 19 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.83%) IIS
3 7 (2.92%) WordPress
4 6 (2.50%) CMS
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.25%) Node.js
6 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) FileNet
8 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) MTS
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (25.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.75%) MS Office
2 21 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (5.83%) MS Project
4 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.67%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.83%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.83%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Agresso
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.42%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.75%) Internet
2 9 (3.75%) SAN
3 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.50%) Intranet
4 4 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.25%) MVNO
5 3 (1.25%) VLAN
5 3 (1.25%) Network Security
5 3 (1.25%) Broadband
5 3 (1.25%) WAN
5 3 (1.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.83%) HTTP
6 2 (0.83%) DNS
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.42%) IPsec
7 1 (0.42%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.42%) DMZ
7 1 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.08%) MS Access
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 93 (38.75%) Finance
2 25 (10.42%) Marketing
3 21 (8.75%) Retail
4 19 (7.92%) Telecoms
5 17 (7.08%) Banking
6 16 (6.67%) Electronics
7 13 (5.42%) Manufacturing
8 12 (5.00%) Legal
9 10 (4.17%) Games
10 9 (3.75%) Local Government
10 9 (3.75%) French Language
10 9 (3.75%) German Language
10 9 (3.75%) Spanish Language
11 5 (2.08%) Automotive
11 5 (2.08%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.67%) Law
12 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.67%) Billing
13 3 (1.25%) Back Office
14 2 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (15.42%) Consultant
2 30 (12.50%) Analyst
3 20 (8.33%) Developer
4 17 (7.08%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.08%) Service Manager
5 15 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 14 (5.83%) Junior
6 14 (5.83%) DBA
7 13 (5.42%) Administrator
7 13 (5.42%) Management Consultant
7 13 (5.42%) SQL DBA
7 13 (5.42%) Business Manager
8 11 (4.58%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (4.17%) Chief Information Officer
10 9 (3.75%) Performance Manager
10 9 (3.75%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.33%) Quality Manager
11 8 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.83%) HTML
2 13 (5.42%) Web Services
3 12 (5.00%) CSS
4 9 (3.75%) XML
5 8 (3.33%) .NET
6 7 (2.92%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.92%) HTML5
7 6 (2.50%) Ajax
8 5 (2.08%) jQuery
8 5 (2.08%) CSS3
9 4 (1.67%) Swing
9 4 (1.67%) J2SE
9 4 (1.67%) JMS
10 3 (1.25%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.42%) Middleware
12 1 (0.42%) COM
12 1 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.58%) NHS
3 10 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 7 (2.92%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.92%) E-Learning
4 7 (2.92%) Social Media
5 5 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.67%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.67%) PMI
6 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.25%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.25%) Animation
7 3 (1.25%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.83%) Statistics
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Replication
9 1 (0.42%) EFT
9 1 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.75%) Windows
2 26 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.50%) Android
6 3 (1.25%) Linux
7 2 (0.83%) UNIX
7 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.92%) Project Management
2 47 (19.58%) ITIL
3 29 (12.08%) Service Delivery
4 27 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.58%) Analytics
6 22 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (9.17%) Six Sigma
7 21 (8.75%) Change Management
7 21 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 19 (7.92%) Line Management
10 18 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
11 16 (6.67%) Service Management
12 15 (6.25%) Business Development
13 14 (5.83%) Business Analysis
14 13 (5.42%) ERP
15 12 (5.00%) Risk Management
15 12 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (5.00%) Waterfall
16 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.75%) SQL
2 12 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.33%) C#
3 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.92%) Java
5 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.25%) C
7 2 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) ABAP
8 1 (0.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 49 (20.42%) Degree
2 20 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 19 (7.92%) PMP
4 12 (5.00%) ISEB
5 7 (2.92%) MBA
5 7 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.50%) MCITP
6 6 (2.50%) MCSE
6 6 (2.50%) MCSA
6 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.08%) APMP
7 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.67%) VCP4
9 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CCNA
10 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) QA
2 12 (5.00%) SLA
2 12 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.67%) FATCA
5 3 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.50%) SCCM
1 6 (2.50%) SCOM
2 3 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.00%) Oracle
3 9 (3.75%) VMware
3 9 (3.75%) Twitter
4 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.92%) IBM
5 6 (2.50%) SAP
6 5 (2.08%) Citrix
7 4 (1.67%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.67%) HP
7 4 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.25%) McAfee
8 3 (1.25%) Google
8 3 (1.25%) Splunk
8 3 (1.25%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.25%) Cisco
9 2 (0.83%) CA
9 2 (0.83%) NetApp
9 2 (0.83%) Avaya
9 2 (0.83%) Dell
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