The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Performance Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Improvement
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 87 92
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.24% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33%  

Performance Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 792 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.92% 93.29% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 425 644 735
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in Bedfordshire

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Performance Improvement in Bedfordshire

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 5 £37,500 -
Performance Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL V3
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) VBScript
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SaaS

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) SaaS
4 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Server Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (50.00%) High Availability
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft