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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 780 660 765
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +105
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 125 213 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 92
Average salary £42,535 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,150 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -101 114 £42,535 -22.66% 21
London -55 41 £42,000 -26.95% 7
East of England +1 24 £55,000 +100.00% 4
South East -11 24 £42,500 -41.37% 3
Hertfordshire -4 15 £65,000 +182.60% 1
Rickmansworth +9 9 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £40,000 -
North West -13 9 £29,000 -17.14% 2
City of London +7 8 £54,000 +27.05% 1
Surrey -19 7 £46,250 -38.33% 1
Berkshire -2 6 - -
Reading -6 6 - -
West Midlands -18 6 £42,535 -12.74% 2
Scotland -29 6 £32,500 - 2
Norfolk +19 5 £47,500 +48.43%
Norwich +13 5 £47,500 +48.43%
Manchester -7 4 £19,000 -68.33% 1
Birmingham -10 4 £47,250 -5.50% 1
Amersham - 4 - -
Knutsford -8 3 - -
East Midlands -13 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Cheshire -21 3 - -
Edinburgh -23 3 £37,500 - 1
South West -33 3 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £37,500 -
Stockport - 3 £19,000 -
Hampshire -10 2 £62,500 +121.23%
West Yorkshire -51 2 £42,500 +50.44% 1
Yorkshire -75 2 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Preston - 2 £29,000 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 238 (63.64%) Finance
2 177 (47.33%) Change Management
3 137 (36.63%) Project Management
3 137 (36.63%) Risk Management
4 118 (31.55%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (26.47%) Degree
6 73 (19.52%) Oracle
7 64 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 51 (13.64%) Analytics
9 49 (13.10%) MS Excel
9 49 (13.10%) Microsoft
10 47 (12.57%) SQL
11 43 (11.50%) Business Transformation
12 41 (10.96%) ITIL
13 37 (9.89%) Telecoms
14 35 (9.36%) Windows
15 34 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (8.82%) IBM
17 31 (8.29%) Java
18 30 (8.02%) E-Commerce
19 29 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
19 29 (7.75%) Retail
19 29 (7.75%) Data Management
20 28 (7.49%) Oracle Database
20 28 (7.49%) Test Strategy
20 28 (7.49%) Mentoring
21 27 (7.22%) Manufacturing
21 27 (7.22%) Information Security

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.21%) SAS
3 9 (2.41%) IIS
3 9 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.14%) Commerce Server
4 8 (2.14%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.07%) WordPress
8 3 (0.80%) CICS
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.53%) Apache
9 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.27%) Liferay
10 1 (0.27%) Lync
10 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 49 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.35%) MS Office
3 12 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.94%) SPSS
5 4 (1.07%) MS Project
6 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.14%) Fredhopper
3 5 (1.34%) Bond Adapt
3 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.07%) Agresso
5 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (2.41%) SaaS
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) Network Security
2 8 (2.14%) Internet
3 6 (1.60%) Extranet
3 6 (1.60%) VPN
4 5 (1.34%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (1.07%) VoIP
6 3 (0.80%) Intranet
6 3 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.53%) DDNS
7 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.53%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) Broadband
8 1 (0.27%) 3G
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) 2G
8 1 (0.27%) MVNO
8 1 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.49%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.81%) QlikView
6 17 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.21%) Data Mining
9 12 (3.21%) DB2
10 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (2.41%) Big Data
12 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.80%) MS Access
15 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.27%) JMeter
2 1 (0.27%) Selenium
2 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 238 (63.64%) Finance
2 37 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.75%) Retail
4 27 (7.22%) Manufacturing
5 24 (6.42%) Marketing
6 12 (3.21%) Banking
7 10 (2.67%) Back Office
8 8 (2.14%) Billing
9 7 (1.87%) Legal
10 6 (1.60%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.34%) French Language
11 5 (1.34%) Advertising
11 5 (1.34%) Front Office
12 4 (1.07%) Games
12 4 (1.07%) Local Government
12 4 (1.07%) German Language
12 4 (1.07%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (42.25%) Consultant
2 93 (24.87%) Technology Consultant
3 33 (8.82%) Developer
4 31 (8.29%) Senior Consultant
5 30 (8.02%) DBA
6 28 (7.49%) Analyst
7 18 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (3.74%) Senior Manager
8 14 (3.74%) Administrator
9 13 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.21%) Account Manager
10 12 (3.21%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.21%) SQL DBA
11 11 (2.94%) Team Leader
11 11 (2.94%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.41%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.41%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.41%) PMO Manager
13 8 (2.14%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.35%) .NET
2 19 (5.08%) HTML
2 19 (5.08%) CSS
3 12 (3.21%) J2SE
3 12 (3.21%) JMS
4 11 (2.94%) CORBA
4 11 (2.94%) Swing
5 10 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.67%) HTML5
5 10 (2.67%) CSS3
6 9 (2.41%) SailPoint
6 9 (2.41%) SAML
6 9 (2.41%) OAuth
6 9 (2.41%) OpenID
7 8 (2.14%) WebCenter
7 8 (2.14%) Web Services
8 4 (1.07%) XML
9 3 (0.80%) Middleware
9 3 (0.80%) Ajax
9 3 (0.80%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 118 (31.55%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.68%) Life Science
4 20 (5.35%) User Experience
5 18 (4.81%) Visualisation
6 13 (3.48%) Social Media
7 12 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.41%) Cryptography
9 9 (2.41%) PKI
9 9 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.14%) Derivative
11 7 (1.87%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.60%) Economics
12 6 (1.60%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.60%) Data Conversion
13 5 (1.34%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.34%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.07%) NHS
14 4 (1.07%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.36%) Windows
2 13 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.41%) UNIX
6 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.87%) Android
7 6 (1.60%) Linux
8 3 (0.80%) zOS
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (47.33%) Change Management
2 137 (36.63%) Project Management
2 137 (36.63%) Risk Management
3 64 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (13.64%) Analytics
5 43 (11.50%) Business Transformation
6 41 (10.96%) ITIL
7 34 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (8.02%) E-Commerce
9 29 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (7.75%) Data Management
10 28 (7.49%) Test Strategy
10 28 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 27 (7.22%) Information Security
11 27 (7.22%) Programme Management
12 26 (6.95%) PRINCE2
12 26 (6.95%) Service Delivery
13 25 (6.68%) Migration
14 24 (6.42%) Service Management
14 24 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.57%) SQL
2 31 (8.29%) Java
3 24 (6.42%) T-SQL
4 19 (5.08%) C#
5 17 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 13 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.67%) C
7 10 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.41%) R
8 9 (2.41%) MATLAB
9 7 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.80%) JCL
10 3 (0.80%) REXX
10 3 (0.80%) COBOL
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) VBScript
11 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 99 (26.47%) Degree
2 29 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (7.22%) CCNP
3 27 (7.22%) CISSP
4 21 (5.61%) ISEB
5 20 (5.35%) CCNA
6 15 (4.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.41%) CISM
9 6 (1.60%) MBA
10 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.34%) PMP
10 5 (1.34%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.80%) APMP
11 3 (0.80%) MCSE
12 2 (0.53%) RHCE
12 2 (0.53%) MOS
13 1 (0.27%) CIPD
13 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.81%) QA
3 14 (3.74%) SLA
4 9 (2.41%) TickIT
5 6 (1.60%) EMIR
5 6 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.34%) COBIT
7 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.27%) UCITS
System Software
1 13 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (1.87%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (19.52%) Oracle
2 49 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.82%) IBM
4 15 (4.01%) SAP
5 12 (3.21%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.21%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.67%) Sybase
6 10 (2.67%) Cognos
6 10 (2.67%) Informatica
7 9 (2.41%) Ab Initio
7 9 (2.41%) Tableau
7 9 (2.41%) Aveksa
8 8 (2.14%) Planview
8 8 (2.14%) hybris
8 8 (2.14%) ATG
8 8 (2.14%) Open Text
8 8 (2.14%) Endeca
8 8 (2.14%) Adobe
9 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.34%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + car + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + car + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28315 - £40450 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Kendal
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago