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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 756 721 733
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 136 175 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 96 92
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,708
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £83,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -24 131 £52,500 +5.00% 26
London +15 59 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East -6 34 £49,000 +15.29% 6
City of London +14 20 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Surrey +8 13 £67,500 -10.00% 1
East of England +16 11 £27,500 -52.17%
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £25,000 -31.03% 3
Redhill - 11 £67,500 - 1
Milton Keynes -3 10 £25,000 -31.03% 3
South West -18 10 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Wiltshire +12 9 £45,000 +20.80% 1
Swindon -3 9 £45,000 +20.80% 1
North West +1 8 £55,000 +120.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £27,500 -
East Midlands +23 6 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Liverpool +14 5 - - 2
Merseyside +10 5 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +5 5 - - 1
Nottingham -1 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 5 £32,500 -
Uxbridge - 5 £49,500 - 1
Southampton - 3 - -
County Antrim +14 2 - - 1
Belfast +13 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland +7 2 - - 1
Manchester +2 2 £55,000 +62.96%
Berkshire -4 2 £58,750 +38.23% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £49,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 101 (39.92%) Finance
2 83 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 59 (23.32%) MS Excel
4 56 (22.13%) Project Management
5 51 (20.16%) Degree
6 44 (17.39%) ITIL
7 36 (14.23%) Windows
7 36 (14.23%) SQL
7 36 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (12.25%) SQL Server
9 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (10.28%) Change Management
12 24 (9.49%) Service Delivery
12 24 (9.49%) Internet
12 24 (9.49%) SharePoint
12 24 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (8.70%) Analytics
14 22 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (8.70%) Risk Management
15 21 (8.30%) Retail
15 21 (8.30%) Six Sigma
15 21 (8.30%) MS Office
15 21 (8.30%) Marketing
16 20 (7.91%) QA
16 20 (7.91%) Line Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.14%) IIS
3 9 (3.56%) CMS
4 4 (1.58%) WordPress
4 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.19%) Node.js
5 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) FileNet
7 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) MTS
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (23.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.30%) MS Office
3 19 (7.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.14%) MS Project
5 5 (1.98%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.58%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.79%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.79%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Agresso
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) SaaS
2 4 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.49%) Internet
2 10 (3.95%) SAN
3 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.58%) Intranet
4 4 (1.58%) Network Security
5 3 (1.19%) MVNO
5 3 (1.19%) Broadband
5 3 (1.19%) HTTP
6 2 (0.79%) WAN
6 2 (0.79%) Firewall
6 2 (0.79%) VLAN
7 1 (0.40%) SMS
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.16%) MS Access
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
8 2 (0.79%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) QlikView
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.40%) JMeter
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) Ant
3 1 (0.40%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 101 (39.92%) Finance
2 21 (8.30%) Retail
2 21 (8.30%) Marketing
3 18 (7.11%) Banking
4 16 (6.32%) Electronics
4 16 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.14%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.95%) Games
7 9 (3.56%) Legal
8 7 (2.77%) Local Government
9 6 (2.37%) Publishing
9 6 (2.37%) Spanish Language
9 6 (2.37%) French Language
9 6 (2.37%) German Language
10 5 (1.98%) Billing
10 5 (1.98%) Automotive
11 4 (1.58%) Law
11 4 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.58%) Back Office
11 4 (1.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (16.21%) Consultant
2 26 (10.28%) Analyst
3 21 (8.30%) DBA
4 20 (7.91%) Service Manager
5 19 (7.51%) SQL DBA
6 17 (6.72%) SQL Server DBA
7 16 (6.32%) Developer
7 16 (6.32%) Administrator
8 15 (5.93%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.53%) IT Consultant
10 13 (5.14%) Quality Manager
10 13 (5.14%) Business Manager
11 12 (4.74%) Management Consultant
12 11 (4.35%) Junior
12 11 (4.35%) Server Administrator
12 11 (4.35%) Chief Information Officer
13 10 (3.95%) Performance Manager
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Manager
15 8 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
15 8 (3.16%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) HTML
2 9 (3.56%) CSS
3 8 (3.16%) Web Services
4 7 (2.77%) XML
4 7 (2.77%) HTML5
5 5 (1.98%) CSS3
5 5 (1.98%) jQuery
5 5 (1.98%) .NET
6 4 (1.58%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.58%) Ajax
7 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.19%) Swing
7 3 (1.19%) J2SE
7 3 (1.19%) JMS
8 2 (0.79%) COM
8 2 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.40%) J2EE
9 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.14%) E-Learning
3 10 (3.95%) Internet of Things
4 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.56%) NHS
5 7 (2.77%) Statistics
5 7 (2.77%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (2.37%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.37%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.58%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.58%) Social Media
7 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.19%) User Experience
8 3 (1.19%) PMI
8 3 (1.19%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.19%) Animation
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.23%) Windows
2 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.58%) Android
6 3 (1.19%) Linux
7 2 (0.79%) UNIX
7 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.13%) Project Management
2 44 (17.39%) ITIL
3 32 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.28%) Change Management
5 24 (9.49%) Service Delivery
5 24 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (8.70%) Analytics
6 22 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 21 (8.30%) Six Sigma
8 20 (7.91%) Line Management
9 19 (7.51%) Service Management
10 15 (5.93%) B2B
10 15 (5.93%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.53%) Business Development
12 13 (5.14%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (5.14%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.14%) ERP
12 13 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (5.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.23%) SQL
2 11 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.77%) Java
4 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.98%) C#
6 3 (1.19%) Ruby
7 2 (0.79%) Golang
7 2 (0.79%) ABAP
8 1 (0.40%) Python
8 1 (0.40%) Jython
8 1 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) Groovy
8 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (20.16%) Degree
2 18 (7.11%) PMI Certification
3 17 (6.72%) PMP
4 14 (5.53%) ISEB
5 8 (3.16%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.16%) MBA
6 6 (2.37%) MCITP
6 6 (2.37%) MCSE
6 6 (2.37%) MCSA
6 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.79%) CCNA
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.79%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.91%) QA
2 18 (7.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 11 (4.35%) SLA
4 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.58%) FATCA
6 2 (0.79%) P3O
6 2 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (2.37%) SCCM
1 6 (2.37%) SCOM
2 4 (1.58%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 83 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.72%) Oracle
3 8 (3.16%) SAP
3 8 (3.16%) VMware
4 6 (2.37%) Twitter
4 6 (2.37%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.37%) Citrix
5 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.58%) HP
5 4 (1.58%) IBM
5 4 (1.58%) Splunk
5 4 (1.58%) Tableau
5 4 (1.58%) McAfee
6 3 (1.19%) Google
6 3 (1.19%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.19%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.79%) CA
7 2 (0.79%) NetApp
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £46700.00 - £51330.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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EY
Salary: Competitive
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London
EY
Salary: Competitive
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London
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