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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 766 707 748
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +41
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 138 217 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 84 74 91
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,700 £29,394
10% offered a salary of more than £67,850 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 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 5 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 -33 132 £52,500 - 12
London -64 63 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South East +36 39 £52,500 +28.83% 3
City of London -34 23 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Surrey +22 14 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 14 £25,000 -34.64%
Milton Keynes -2 14 £25,000 -34.64%
Redhill - 13 £67,500 -
East of England +19 8 £28,750 -50.00%
North West -15 8 £55,000 +100.00%
Hertfordshire - 7 £27,500 -
South West -8 6 £45,000 -18.91%
Merseyside +21 5 - -
Liverpool +15 5 - -
East Midlands +13 5 £40,000 -46.66%
Wiltshire +6 5 £45,000 +20.80%
Swindon -2 5 £45,000 +20.80%
Berkshire -4 4 £23,000 -45.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 3 - -
Hampshire +4 3 - - 1
Reading -6 3 £52,600 +23.76%
Nottingham - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland 0 2 - - 1
County Antrim -2 2 - - 1
Manchester -5 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Belfast -6 2 - - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £52,250 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 104 (39.85%) Finance
2 73 (27.97%) Microsoft
3 60 (22.99%) Degree
4 52 (19.92%) Project Management
5 42 (16.09%) ITIL
6 41 (15.71%) MS Excel
7 39 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (14.56%) SQL
9 35 (13.41%) Windows
10 34 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (12.26%) SQL Server
12 28 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (8.81%) Service Management
15 23 (8.81%) Risk Management
16 22 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 22 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (8.05%) Marketing
17 21 (8.05%) Banking
18 20 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (7.66%) MS Office
18 20 (7.66%) Analytics
19 19 (7.28%) Business Development
19 19 (7.28%) Internet
19 19 (7.28%) Service Delivery
19 19 (7.28%) Manufacturing

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.07%) IIS
3 7 (2.68%) CMS
4 6 (2.30%) SAS
5 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.15%) Node.js
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) MTS
8 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.66%) MS Office
3 15 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.98%) MS Project
5 5 (1.92%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.53%) SPSS
7 2 (0.77%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.28%) Internet
2 11 (4.21%) SAN
3 7 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.53%) Firewall
4 4 (1.53%) VLAN
4 4 (1.53%) Network Security
4 4 (1.53%) WAN
5 3 (1.15%) Broadband
5 3 (1.15%) MVNO
6 2 (0.77%) SMS
6 2 (0.77%) HTTP
7 1 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.45%) MS Access
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.77%) MySQL
8 2 (0.77%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.38%) JMeter
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.38%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 104 (39.85%) Finance
2 21 (8.05%) Banking
2 21 (8.05%) Marketing
3 19 (7.28%) Manufacturing
4 18 (6.90%) Retail
4 18 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.98%) Electronics
6 10 (3.83%) Games
7 9 (3.45%) Publishing
8 5 (1.92%) Back Office
8 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.53%) Law
10 3 (1.15%) Legal
10 3 (1.15%) Advertising
10 3 (1.15%) Local Government
11 2 (0.77%) Military
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (16.48%) Consultant
2 26 (9.96%) Analyst
3 22 (8.43%) DBA
4 20 (7.66%) SQL DBA
5 18 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (6.51%) Service Manager
6 17 (6.51%) Quality Manager
7 16 (6.13%) Administrator
7 16 (6.13%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.36%) IT Consultant
9 13 (4.98%) Management Consultant
9 13 (4.98%) Business Manager
10 11 (4.21%) Server Administrator
10 11 (4.21%) Chief Information Officer
11 10 (3.83%) Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Audit Manager
12 9 (3.45%) Senior Manager
12 9 (3.45%) Performance Manager
13 8 (3.07%) Telecoms Consultant
13 8 (3.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.68%) HTML
2 5 (1.92%) XML
2 5 (1.92%) CSS
2 5 (1.92%) HTML5
3 3 (1.15%) CSS3
3 3 (1.15%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.15%) jQuery
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.77%) COM
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
4 2 (0.77%) Ajax
4 2 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) Swing
5 1 (0.38%) J2SE
5 1 (0.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.75%) E-Learning
3 12 (4.60%) Statistics
4 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.83%) Internet of Things
5 9 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.68%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (2.68%) Copywriting
7 5 (1.92%) NHS
8 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) Animation
9 3 (1.15%) Economics
9 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.77%) PMI
10 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.77%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.41%) Windows
2 28 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.15%) Linux
6 2 (0.77%) UNIX
6 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.92%) Project Management
2 42 (16.09%) ITIL
3 34 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (8.81%) Risk Management
5 23 (8.81%) Service Management
6 21 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (7.66%) Analytics
8 19 (7.28%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.28%) Business Development
9 18 (6.90%) Change Management
9 18 (6.90%) Six Sigma
9 18 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 18 (6.90%) Line Management
10 16 (6.13%) Business Transformation
10 16 (6.13%) Quality Management
11 15 (5.75%) Process Management
11 15 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.36%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.56%) SQL
2 9 (3.45%) Java
3 7 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.53%) R
5 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.15%) C#
6 3 (1.15%) Ruby
7 2 (0.77%) Go
7 2 (0.77%) ABAP
8 1 (0.38%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) Jython
8 1 (0.38%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (22.99%) Degree
2 18 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 17 (6.51%) PMP
4 9 (3.45%) ISEB
5 6 (2.30%) MCSE
5 6 (2.30%) MCSA
5 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.30%) MBA
5 6 (2.30%) MCITP
5 6 (2.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.53%) CCNA
7 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.77%) APMP
9 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (6.51%) QA
3 16 (6.13%) ISO 9001
4 11 (4.21%) SLA
5 5 (1.92%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.77%) P3O
6 2 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.53%) ISA Server
3 4 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.30%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (2.30%) SCCM
2 6 (2.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.60%) Oracle
3 11 (4.21%) SAP
4 10 (3.83%) VMware
5 7 (2.68%) HP
5 7 (2.68%) IBM
5 7 (2.68%) Tableau
6 6 (2.30%) Citrix
6 6 (2.30%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.92%) Cisco
8 4 (1.53%) McAfee
8 4 (1.53%) 3Com
8 4 (1.53%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.53%) Splunk
8 4 (1.53%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.15%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.77%) Aquila
10 2 (0.77%) CA
10 2 (0.77%) NetApp
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