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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 755 769 707
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -62
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 136 127 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 96 82 99
Average salary £51,000 £44,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £43,268 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.24% -21.33%

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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +23 122 £51,500 +14.44% 26
London +15 50 £65,000 +44.44% 12
South East +28 46 £44,000 +1.73% 4
City of London +35 14 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Berkshire +21 14 £25,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Milton Keynes -4 14 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Reading +16 10 £40,000 -
East of England +2 10 £53,350 -3.00% 4
Hampshire +32 9 £51,500 -17.60% 1
North West -4 9 £38,500 +36.28% 1
Manchester +11 8 £38,500 +65.59% 1
Scotland +8 5 £30,000 +13.20%
Wales -1 4 £37,500 +22.95%
Hertfordshire -10 4 - - 4
Kent - 4 - - 1
Newbury - 4 £21,350 -
Edinburgh +1 3 £40,000 +30.08%
Crawley - 3 £47,500 -
Southampton - 3 £88,500 -
Swansea - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
West Wales - 3 - -
Surrey +11 2 £44,250 -5.85%
Bedfordshire +11 2 £54,250 +35.62%
East Midlands +9 2 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands +5 2 £47,500 +11.67%
Glasgow +4 2 £30,000 +17.64%
Ipswich - 2 £54,200 -
Fareham - 2 £41,750 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 99 (37.36%) Finance
2 62 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 59 (22.26%) ITIL
4 54 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (19.25%) Degree
6 50 (18.87%) Windows
6 50 (18.87%) Service Management
6 50 (18.87%) Mentoring
7 49 (18.49%) SQL Server
8 47 (17.74%) MS Excel
9 45 (16.98%) Project Management
10 40 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (14.72%) SQL
12 37 (13.96%) HP
12 37 (13.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (13.21%) Coaching
13 35 (13.21%) Data Centre
14 33 (12.45%) VMware
15 31 (11.70%) MS Exchange
16 27 (10.19%) Middleware
16 27 (10.19%) Business Continuity
16 27 (10.19%) QA
17 26 (9.81%) Service Delivery
17 26 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (9.43%) Business Transformation
18 25 (9.43%) Oracle
19 24 (9.06%) PRINCE2
20 23 (8.68%) Change Management
20 23 (8.68%) Six Sigma
20 23 (8.68%) SLA

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.26%) SAS
3 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.13%) IIS
4 3 (1.13%) CMS
5 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.75%) Node.js
5 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.30%) MS Office
3 4 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.13%) SPSS
5 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Windchill
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) InDesign
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.15%) SAN
2 8 (3.02%) Firewall
3 7 (2.64%) VLAN
3 7 (2.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.64%) WAN
4 5 (1.89%) Internet
4 5 (1.89%) Multicast
5 4 (1.51%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.75%) SSH
6 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) SMS
7 1 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) 4G
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.89%) Big Data
7 4 (1.51%) MS Access
7 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) QlikView
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.75%) EDMS
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.89%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.89%) JMeter
2 5 (1.89%) NUnit
3 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.75%) Grunt
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.75%) gulp
4 2 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 99 (37.36%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.04%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.91%) Retail
5 12 (4.53%) Marketing
6 11 (4.15%) Banking
7 8 (3.02%) Legal
8 7 (2.64%) Publishing
9 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.13%) Front Office
10 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.75%) Automotive
10 2 (0.75%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (17.36%) Consultant
2 33 (12.45%) Architect
3 25 (9.43%) Developer
4 24 (9.06%) Technical Architect
5 20 (7.55%) Analyst
6 12 (4.53%) Team Leader
7 11 (4.15%) DBA
8 10 (3.77%) Quality Manager
8 10 (3.77%) SQL DBA
8 10 (3.77%) Applications Manager
9 9 (3.40%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (3.02%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.64%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.64%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.64%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.64%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (2.26%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (2.26%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.26%) Management Consultant
13 5 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.19%) Middleware
2 12 (4.53%) CSS
3 11 (4.15%) .NET
4 9 (3.40%) HTML
5 6 (2.26%) Web Services
6 5 (1.89%) J2SE
6 5 (1.89%) JMS
6 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.89%) WF
6 5 (1.89%) LINQ
7 3 (1.13%) Ajax
7 3 (1.13%) D3.js
7 3 (1.13%) Swing
8 2 (0.75%) SVG
8 2 (0.75%) XSD
8 2 (0.75%) XSLT
8 2 (0.75%) Leaflet
8 2 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.21%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.77%) Statistics
5 9 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.02%) E-Learning
7 6 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.26%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.51%) Economics
9 4 (1.51%) NHS
9 4 (1.51%) User Experience
10 3 (1.13%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.75%) GIS
11 2 (0.75%) PMI
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.87%) Windows
2 8 (3.02%) UNIX
2 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.13%) Linux
4 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.75%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.26%) ITIL
2 50 (18.87%) Service Management
2 50 (18.87%) Mentoring
3 45 (16.98%) Project Management
4 40 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (13.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (13.21%) Coaching
7 27 (10.19%) Business Continuity
8 26 (9.81%) Service Delivery
9 25 (9.43%) Business Transformation
10 24 (9.06%) PRINCE2
11 23 (8.68%) Six Sigma
11 23 (8.68%) Change Management
12 22 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.17%) ERP
13 19 (7.17%) Performance Management
14 17 (6.42%) Risk Management
15 16 (6.04%) Data Protection
15 16 (6.04%) Lean Six Sigma
15 16 (6.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.72%) SQL
2 18 (6.79%) Java
3 11 (4.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.77%) C#
5 9 (3.40%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.89%) Python
7 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.51%) R
8 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.75%) Korn
9 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.75%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (19.25%) Degree
2 13 (4.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 10 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.40%) CCNA
4 9 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.02%) ISEB
6 7 (2.64%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.64%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.89%) PMP
9 2 (0.75%) MCSE
9 2 (0.75%) MBA
9 2 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.75%) CCA
9 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.19%) QA
2 23 (8.68%) SLA
3 12 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.77%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.13%) P3O
5 3 (1.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.64%) ISA Server
2 7 (2.64%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.13%) SCCM
3 2 (0.75%) SCOM
3 2 (0.75%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 62 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.96%) HP
3 33 (12.45%) VMware
4 25 (9.43%) Oracle
5 20 (7.55%) SAP
6 9 (3.40%) Cisco
6 9 (3.40%) IBM
6 9 (3.40%) Riverbed
7 8 (3.02%) Citrix
8 7 (2.64%) Tableau
8 7 (2.64%) 3Com
9 5 (1.89%) Guidewire
9 5 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.89%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.51%) McAfee
10 4 (1.51%) Computacenter
10 4 (1.51%) NetSuite
11 3 (1.13%) F5
11 3 (1.13%) Splunk
12 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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