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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 778 711 774
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +63
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 126 160 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 101 86
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.82%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -46 122 £46,250 -15.90% 23
London -25 52 £48,750 -27.77% 7
South East -23 23 £44,000 -41.33% 3
East of England +15 17 £55,000 +84.87% 5
North West -15 12 £29,000 -17.14% 3
Hertfordshire +4 10 £62,500 - 2
Surrey -6 9 £44,000 -41.33%
City of London -8 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Manchester 0 7 £27,500 -54.16% 2
Berkshire -2 7 £37,500 -
Reading +6 6 - -
Rickmansworth - 6 £61,250 -
Norwich +14 5 £47,500 +48.43%
Norfolk +14 5 £47,500 +48.43%
West Midlands -14 5 £42,535 -12.74% 2
South West -15 5 £33,500 +7.20%
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham -3 4 £47,250 -5.50%
East Midlands -8 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Cheshire -17 4 - - 1
Stockport - 4 - -
Swindon - 4 £36,250 -
Wiltshire - 4 £36,250 -
Knutsford -2 3 - -
Milton Keynes -13 3 £37,500 -
Woking - 3 £44,000 -
Hampshire -8 2 £62,500 +121.23% 1
Scotland -20 2 £24,750 - 2
Hackney - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 232 (62.03%) Finance
2 176 (47.06%) Change Management
3 138 (36.90%) Risk Management
4 134 (35.83%) Project Management
5 93 (24.87%) Degree
6 73 (19.52%) Oracle
7 50 (13.37%) Analytics
8 49 (13.10%) SQL Server
9 47 (12.57%) Business Transformation
10 44 (11.76%) SQL
11 40 (10.70%) Microsoft
12 39 (10.43%) ITIL
13 38 (10.16%) MS Excel
14 37 (9.89%) Windows
15 36 (9.63%) Java
15 36 (9.63%) Telecoms
16 35 (9.36%) Retail
17 34 (9.09%) E-Commerce
18 32 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (8.29%) Data Management
20 30 (8.02%) Service Management
20 30 (8.02%) Oracle Database
21 29 (7.75%) Test Strategy
21 29 (7.75%) IBM
21 29 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
22 28 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
23 27 (7.22%) Information Security
23 27 (7.22%) Migration

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (4.01%) SAS
1 15 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.14%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (2.14%) Commerce Server
4 7 (1.87%) IIS
5 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.80%) CICS
7 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.53%) Apache
8 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.27%) Lync
9 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 38 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.01%) SPSS
3 11 (2.94%) MS Office
4 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) Vensim
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project
7 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.14%) Fredhopper
3 7 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.34%) Bond Adapt
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.27%) Summit
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.87%) SaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) Network Security
2 6 (1.60%) Internet
2 6 (1.60%) Extranet
3 4 (1.07%) VPN
4 3 (0.80%) VoIP
5 2 (0.53%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) 2G
6 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
6 1 (0.27%) DDNS
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) 4G
6 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.27%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.02%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.81%) QlikView
6 16 (4.28%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.48%) Big Data
8 12 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.21%) DB2
8 12 (3.21%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (1.07%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.80%) MS Access
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.27%) JMeter
2 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Selenium
2 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 232 (62.03%) Finance
2 36 (9.63%) Telecoms
3 35 (9.36%) Retail
4 26 (6.95%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.81%) Marketing
6 14 (3.74%) Banking
7 11 (2.94%) Back Office
8 9 (2.41%) Legal
8 9 (2.41%) Billing
9 6 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.34%) Advertising
10 5 (1.34%) Front Office
10 5 (1.34%) Games
11 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 170 (45.45%) Consultant
2 93 (24.87%) Technology Consultant
3 38 (10.16%) Senior Consultant
4 34 (9.09%) Developer
5 32 (8.56%) DBA
6 26 (6.95%) Analyst
7 21 (5.61%) Oracle DBA
8 17 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.28%) Senior Manager
10 15 (4.01%) Administrator
11 14 (3.74%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.48%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.21%) Account Manager
13 12 (3.21%) Team Leader
14 11 (2.94%) SQL DBA
15 9 (2.41%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
16 8 (2.14%) Senior DBA
16 8 (2.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
16 8 (2.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.55%) CORBA
1 17 (4.55%) J2SE
1 17 (4.55%) JMS
2 16 (4.28%) .NET
3 15 (4.01%) HTML
3 15 (4.01%) CSS
4 11 (2.94%) Swing
5 10 (2.67%) CSS3
5 10 (2.67%) HTML5
6 9 (2.41%) SAML
6 9 (2.41%) OAuth
6 9 (2.41%) OpenID
6 9 (2.41%) SailPoint
7 8 (2.14%) WebCenter
8 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.60%) J2EE
9 3 (0.80%) Middleware
9 3 (0.80%) ISPF
9 3 (0.80%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.68%) Life Science
3 18 (4.81%) Visualisation
4 15 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.94%) Economics
7 9 (2.41%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.41%) PKI
7 9 (2.41%) Social Media
7 9 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.14%) Derivative
9 7 (1.87%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.60%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.60%) Data Conversion
10 6 (1.60%) Statistics
11 5 (1.34%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.89%) Windows
2 13 (3.48%) UNIX
3 12 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.34%) Linux
7 4 (1.07%) Android
8 3 (0.80%) zOS
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (47.06%) Change Management
2 138 (36.90%) Risk Management
3 134 (35.83%) Project Management
4 50 (13.37%) Analytics
5 47 (12.57%) Business Transformation
6 39 (10.43%) ITIL
7 34 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 32 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.29%) Data Management
10 30 (8.02%) Service Management
11 29 (7.75%) Test Strategy
12 28 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (7.22%) Information Security
13 27 (7.22%) Migration
14 24 (6.42%) Service Delivery
15 23 (6.15%) Asset Management
15 23 (6.15%) Information Management
15 23 (6.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.76%) SQL
2 36 (9.63%) Java
3 21 (5.61%) T-SQL
4 20 (5.35%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.01%) C#
6 11 (2.94%) C
7 10 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.41%) MATLAB
8 9 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.41%) R
9 3 (0.80%) REXX
9 3 (0.80%) JCL
9 3 (0.80%) COBOL
9 3 (0.80%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (24.87%) Degree
2 29 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (7.22%) CISSP
3 27 (7.22%) CCNP
4 20 (5.35%) CCNA
5 19 (5.08%) ISEB
6 14 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.41%) CISM
9 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.07%) MBA
11 3 (0.80%) MCSE
11 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.53%) APMP
12 2 (0.53%) PMP
12 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.53%) RHCE
12 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.08%) QA
3 15 (4.01%) SLA
4 9 (2.41%) TickIT
5 8 (2.14%) COBIT
6 6 (1.60%) EMIR
6 6 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.27%) UCITS
System Software
1 11 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.53%) KVM
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (2.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (19.52%) Oracle
2 40 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.75%) IBM
4 21 (5.61%) SAP
5 17 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 15 (4.01%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.67%) Sybase
7 10 (2.67%) HP
7 10 (2.67%) Informatica
8 9 (2.41%) Ab Initio
8 9 (2.41%) Cognos
8 9 (2.41%) Aveksa
8 9 (2.41%) Tableau
9 8 (2.14%) hybris
9 8 (2.14%) Endeca
9 8 (2.14%) Adobe
9 8 (2.14%) ATG
9 8 (2.14%) Open Text
10 7 (1.87%) BMC
10 7 (1.87%) Remedy
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + Total Package £76,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Annapurna HR
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £60000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + final salary pension
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
The Curve Group
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - + bonus + full corp bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Age UK
Posted: 9 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus standard company benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago