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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 788 671 738
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +67
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 109 229 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 109
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,535 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -10.52%

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -110 98 £42,500 -11.45% 18
London -34 45 £42,000 -17.24% 8
South East -10 24 £43,750 -20.45% 3
Surrey -6 14 £47,500 -34.48% 1
City of London +24 12 £56,250 +32.35% 2
East of England -29 10 £60,000 +118.18%
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £42,500 +10.38%
Hertfordshire -12 7 £65,000 +182.60%
Scotland -33 6 £41,750 - 1
Rickmansworth +1 5 £55,000 -
Manchester -15 5 £32,000 -36.00% 1
West Midlands -16 5 £42,535 +13.42% 3
North West -24 5 £32,000 -36.00% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £30,000 +9.09% 1
South West -22 4 £39,000 -6.81% 2
Amersham - 4 - -
Berkshire +11 3 - - 1
Swindon +6 3 £39,000 -6.81% 2
Wiltshire -3 3 £39,000 -6.81% 2
Reading -10 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £32,000 -
Suffolk +6 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Stockport -1 2 £19,000 -62.00%
Bury St Edmunds -3 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Edinburgh -41 2 £68,750 -
Glasgow - 2 £35,750 -
Guildford - 2 £67,500 -
Aylesbury - 2 £42,500 -
Leicester - 2 £30,000 -
Solihull - 2 £42,535 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 153 (54.64%) Finance
2 86 (30.71%) Change Management
3 77 (27.50%) Project Management
4 62 (22.14%) Degree
5 56 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 54 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (18.21%) Microsoft
8 48 (17.14%) Risk Management
9 43 (15.36%) Oracle
10 41 (14.64%) ITIL
11 40 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 39 (13.93%) SQL
13 34 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (11.79%) Analytics
15 30 (10.71%) Programme Management
15 30 (10.71%) Windows
16 28 (10.00%) Business Transformation
17 27 (9.64%) Retail
18 26 (9.29%) Service Delivery
19 25 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (8.57%) PRINCE2
20 24 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
21 23 (8.21%) Marketing
21 23 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (7.86%) SharePoint
22 22 (7.86%) Line Management
22 22 (7.86%) Mentoring
23 21 (7.50%) MS Office
24 20 (7.14%) ISEB
24 20 (7.14%) Six Sigma

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.93%) IIS
3 8 (2.86%) WordPress
4 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.14%) SAS
5 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.07%) CMS
6 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.71%) Apache
7 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.36%) Liferay
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.36%) FileNet
8 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 56 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.50%) MS Office
3 15 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) SPSS
5 4 (1.43%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.43%) MS Project
6 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Agresso
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Bond Adapt
3 3 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.71%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.14%) SaaS
3 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) Internet
2 7 (2.50%) Intranet
2 7 (2.50%) VPN
3 4 (1.43%) VoIP
3 4 (1.43%) Firewall
3 4 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.07%) Network Security
4 3 (1.07%) WAN
4 3 (1.07%) LAN
5 2 (0.71%) DDNS
5 2 (0.71%) SAN
5 2 (0.71%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.36%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.36%) VLAN
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) IPsec
6 1 (0.36%) HSRP
6 1 (0.36%) GLBP
6 1 (0.36%) Multicast
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (2.86%) DB2
8 6 (2.14%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.14%) QlikView
8 6 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.07%) MS Access
12 2 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.36%) JMeter
2 1 (0.36%) Selenium
2 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 153 (54.64%) Finance
2 27 (9.64%) Retail
3 23 (8.21%) Marketing
4 19 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.93%) Legal
6 11 (3.93%) Billing
7 10 (3.57%) French Language
7 10 (3.57%) German Language
7 10 (3.57%) Spanish Language
8 9 (3.21%) Banking
9 8 (2.86%) Local Government
10 6 (2.14%) Automotive
11 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.79%) Advertising
12 4 (1.43%) Games
12 4 (1.43%) Front Office
12 4 (1.43%) Electronics
13 3 (1.07%) Back Office
14 2 (0.71%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 69 (24.64%) Consultant
2 33 (11.79%) Analyst
3 31 (11.07%) Developer
4 28 (10.00%) Technology Consultant
5 20 (7.14%) DBA
6 13 (4.64%) Team Leader
6 13 (4.64%) SQL DBA
7 12 (4.29%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.93%) Junior
8 11 (3.93%) Account Manager
9 10 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.21%) PMO Manager
11 8 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (2.86%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.86%) Service Manager
11 8 (2.86%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.50%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.07%) HTML
1 17 (6.07%) CSS
2 16 (5.71%) .NET
3 13 (4.64%) Web Services
4 12 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.29%) Swing
4 12 (4.29%) J2SE
4 12 (4.29%) JMS
5 9 (3.21%) CORBA
6 6 (2.14%) HTML5
6 6 (2.14%) CSS3
6 6 (2.14%) XML
7 5 (1.79%) Ajax
8 3 (1.07%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.07%) OAuth
8 3 (1.07%) OpenID
8 3 (1.07%) SAML
8 3 (1.07%) Middleware
9 2 (0.71%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.93%) Social Media
2 11 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.21%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.86%) NHS
6 7 (2.50%) Life Science
6 7 (2.50%) User Experience
7 6 (2.14%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.14%) Economics
8 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.43%) iPhone
9 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.07%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.07%) PKI
10 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.71%) PMI
11 2 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.71%) Windows
2 14 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.93%) Android
4 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.43%) UNIX
6 4 (1.43%) Linux
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.71%) Change Management
2 77 (27.50%) Project Management
3 48 (17.14%) Risk Management
4 41 (14.64%) ITIL
5 34 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (11.79%) Analytics
7 30 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 28 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 26 (9.29%) Service Delivery
10 25 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 24 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.86%) Line Management
13 22 (7.86%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.14%) Six Sigma
15 19 (6.79%) People Management
16 16 (5.71%) Coaching
16 16 (5.71%) Test Strategy
16 16 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.93%) SQL
2 19 (6.79%) T-SQL
2 19 (6.79%) Java
3 15 (5.36%) C#
4 11 (3.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.50%) C
8 4 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.07%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.07%) R
10 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (22.14%) Degree
2 20 (7.14%) ISEB
3 14 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.57%) CCNP
6 9 (3.21%) CISSP
6 9 (3.21%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.21%) PMP
6 9 (3.21%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.50%) CCNA
8 6 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.14%) MBA
8 6 (2.14%) APMP
9 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.07%) CISM
10 3 (1.07%) MCSE
11 2 (0.71%) MOS
12 1 (0.36%) CIPD
12 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.43%) QA
2 13 (4.64%) SLA
3 9 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.43%) FATCA
5 3 (1.07%) COBIT
5 3 (1.07%) TickIT
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) EMIR
6 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.36%) Oracle
3 16 (5.71%) IBM
4 13 (4.64%) SAP
5 12 (4.29%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.57%) Twitter
7 9 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.86%) Sybase
8 8 (2.86%) Planview
9 6 (2.14%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.79%) Capita
11 4 (1.43%) Cognos
11 4 (1.43%) Informatica
11 4 (1.43%) Citrix
11 4 (1.43%) Avaya
12 3 (1.07%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.07%) VMware
12 3 (1.07%) Google
12 3 (1.07%) Tableau
12 3 (1.07%) Aveksa
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, car, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits (Car)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
BFP Wholesale Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Selecture Global
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago