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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 799 676 709
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +33
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 112 219 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 79 64 127
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £74,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -20.52%

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
94731 90658 91197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.24% 81.66% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77821 73653 77414
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -120 101 £45,000 -7.21% 28
London -22 48 £50,000 -2.91% 12
South East -12 20 £45,000 +5.88% 5
City of London +25 14 £70,000 +45.83% 6
Surrey -5 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
East of England -16 11 £55,000 +139.13% 2
South West -5 8 £42,500 +1.55% 3
Swindon +7 7 £42,500 +1.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Wiltshire +1 7 £42,500 +1.55% 2
Scotland -33 7 £37,500 -
Suffolk +13 5 £32,500 +35.41%
Bury St Edmunds +5 5 £32,500 +58.53%
West Midlands -4 5 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester -13 5 £35,000 -30.00%
North West -17 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire -15 4 £60,000 +160.86%
Amersham - 4 - -
East Midlands +15 3 - - 4
Rickmansworth - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £32,000 -
Guildford - 3 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes +1 2 - -
Edinburgh -49 2 £68,750 -
Dunfermline - 2 £37,500 -
Fife - 2 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Woking +24 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 2

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 110 (46.22%) Finance
2 62 (26.05%) MS Excel
3 60 (25.21%) Microsoft
4 46 (19.33%) Project Management
5 43 (18.07%) Change Management
6 42 (17.65%) ITIL
7 41 (17.23%) Degree
8 37 (15.55%) SQL
9 30 (12.61%) Windows
9 30 (12.61%) Programme Management
9 30 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
11 26 (10.92%) Service Delivery
12 25 (10.50%) PRINCE2
12 25 (10.50%) Oracle
13 24 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (9.24%) Line Management
14 22 (9.24%) Mentoring
14 22 (9.24%) MS Office
14 22 (9.24%) ISEB
14 22 (9.24%) Retail
15 21 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (8.82%) Analytics
15 21 (8.82%) Marketing
16 20 (8.40%) Business Development
16 20 (8.40%) Business Transformation
16 20 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.98%) Six Sigma
17 19 (7.98%) SharePoint
17 19 (7.98%) QA

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.72%) IIS
3 8 (3.36%) WordPress
4 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.26%) SAS
6 3 (1.26%) CMS
6 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.84%) Node.js
8 1 (0.42%) Liferay
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) FileNet
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 62 (26.05%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.24%) MS Office
3 17 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.68%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.68%) MS Project
5 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.84%) SPSS
6 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Agresso
2 5 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.10%) Bond Adapt
3 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.04%) Internet
2 7 (2.94%) Intranet
2 7 (2.94%) VPN
3 4 (1.68%) VoIP
3 4 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.68%) Firewall
4 3 (1.26%) WAN
4 3 (1.26%) SAN
4 3 (1.26%) LAN
5 2 (0.84%) DDNS
5 2 (0.84%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.42%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.42%) VLAN
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.42%) FWSM
6 1 (0.42%) HSRP
6 1 (0.42%) GLBP
6 1 (0.42%) Multicast
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.10%) DB2
7 4 (1.68%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.26%) MS Access
8 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.42%) JMeter
3 1 (0.42%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 110 (46.22%) Finance
2 22 (9.24%) Retail
3 21 (8.82%) Marketing
4 13 (5.46%) Legal
5 10 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.20%) Billing
5 10 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.20%) French Language
5 10 (4.20%) German Language
5 10 (4.20%) Spanish Language
6 9 (3.78%) Banking
6 9 (3.78%) Local Government
7 6 (2.52%) Automotive
8 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.10%) Advertising
9 4 (1.68%) Front Office
9 4 (1.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
10 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.42%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 32 (13.45%) Analyst
2 28 (11.76%) Consultant
3 27 (11.34%) Developer
4 16 (6.72%) DBA
5 14 (5.88%) Junior
5 14 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 12 (5.04%) SQL DBA
7 10 (4.20%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.20%) Account Manager
7 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.78%) Web Developer
8 9 (3.78%) Service Manager
8 9 (3.78%) PMO Manager
9 8 (3.36%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.94%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Support Manager
11 6 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.52%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (2.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.14%) CSS
1 17 (7.14%) HTML
2 15 (6.30%) Web Services
3 14 (5.88%) .NET
4 13 (5.46%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.36%) XML
6 7 (2.94%) Swing
6 7 (2.94%) J2SE
6 7 (2.94%) JMS
6 7 (2.94%) Ajax
7 5 (2.10%) HTML5
7 5 (2.10%) CSS3
8 4 (1.68%) jQuery
9 3 (1.26%) CORBA
10 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.78%) Smart Meter
3 8 (3.36%) Social Media
3 8 (3.36%) NHS
4 7 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.52%) Economics
5 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.68%) PMI
7 4 (1.68%) iPhone
8 3 (1.26%) Statistics
9 2 (0.84%) Animation
9 2 (0.84%) Psychology
9 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Wiki
10 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.61%) Windows
2 16 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.62%) Android
6 7 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.68%) UNIX
8 3 (1.26%) Linux
9 1 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.33%) Project Management
2 43 (18.07%) Change Management
3 42 (17.65%) ITIL
4 30 (12.61%) Programme Management
5 26 (10.92%) Service Delivery
6 25 (10.50%) PRINCE2
7 24 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (9.24%) Line Management
8 22 (9.24%) Mentoring
9 21 (8.82%) Analytics
9 21 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (8.40%) Business Development
10 20 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (8.40%) Business Transformation
11 19 (7.98%) Six Sigma
12 18 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.56%) People Management
13 15 (6.30%) Coaching
13 15 (6.30%) ERP
14 14 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.55%) SQL
2 15 (6.30%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.46%) C#
4 12 (5.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.36%) Java
6 6 (2.52%) C
6 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (17.23%) Degree
2 22 (9.24%) ISEB
3 12 (5.04%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 11 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.20%) PMP
6 7 (2.94%) MBA
7 6 (2.52%) APMP
8 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.26%) MCSE
10 2 (0.84%) MOS
11 1 (0.42%) CIPD
11 1 (0.42%) CCNP
11 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.98%) QA
2 14 (5.88%) SLA
3 4 (1.68%) FATCA
4 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.84%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.42%) Nagios
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.50%) Oracle
3 13 (5.46%) SAP
4 10 (4.20%) Twitter
5 9 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.36%) IBM
6 8 (3.36%) Planview
7 7 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.10%) Sybase
8 5 (2.10%) Capita
9 4 (1.68%) Citrix
9 4 (1.68%) Avaya
10 3 (1.26%) VMware
10 3 (1.26%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.26%) Google
11 2 (0.84%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.84%) Facebook
12 1 (0.42%) Talend
12 1 (0.42%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.42%) Nimsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
MLR Associates
Salary: £45k - £50k + (Bonus up to £50k)
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £52000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Scunthorpe
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Deloitte
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicestershire
Leicestershire County Council
Posted: 18 days ago
County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire,...
Leicestershire County Council
Salary: £32,934 - £36,330
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago