The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 804 812
Rank change year-on-year +53 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 108 131 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 105 90
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £82,750
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Improvement in England

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Improvement in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Improvement in England

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the England 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
London +45 30 £62,500 -15.25% 5
South East +67 24 £40,000 -65.21% 3
North West -27 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
East of England +46 14 £40,000 - 2
South West +17 8 £52,500 +75.00%
Yorkshire +30 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Midlands +33 4 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Performance Improvement
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 78 (37.32%) Finance
2 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 57 (27.27%) SQL
4 51 (24.40%) Degree
5 49 (23.44%) Microsoft
6 44 (21.05%) Performance Management
7 38 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (17.70%) Project Management
9 35 (16.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (16.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (15.79%) .NET
12 32 (15.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (14.35%) Coaching
13 30 (14.35%) ITIL
13 30 (14.35%) Change Management
14 29 (13.88%) Six Sigma
15 28 (13.40%) C#
16 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (11.96%) Lean Six Sigma
18 24 (11.48%) MVC
18 24 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (11.48%) OO
19 23 (11.00%) MS Excel
19 23 (11.00%) ASP.NET
20 22 (10.53%) Process Improvement
20 22 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
21 21 (10.05%) SC Cleared
21 21 (10.05%) Security Cleared
21 21 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.83%) IIS
2 8 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.96%) Apache
4 2 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.96%) JBoss
4 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.91%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.96%) Apache OFBiz
3 2 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.96%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.96%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.96%) SAP FS
3 2 (0.96%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.61%) SaaS
2 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.78%) Office 365
4 7 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.39%) GitHub
6 3 (1.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) AdWords
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) Multicast
2 5 (2.39%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (2.39%) LAN
2 5 (2.39%) WAN
3 4 (1.91%) Firewall
4 2 (0.96%) Broadband
4 2 (0.96%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.96%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (16.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (8.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (5.26%) MySQL
8 10 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.78%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.96%) OLAP
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.39%) NUnit
3 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.91%) JMeter
5 3 (1.44%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.44%) Selenium
5 3 (1.44%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (1.44%) Subversion
6 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.96%) JIRA
6 2 (0.96%) JUnit
6 2 (0.96%) Maven
6 2 (0.96%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.48%) gulp
7 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (37.32%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Banking
3 12 (5.74%) Marketing
4 9 (4.31%) Retail
4 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.87%) Billing
6 5 (2.39%) Law
7 4 (1.91%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.91%) Legal
7 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.91%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Front Office
9 2 (0.96%) Automotive
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (20.57%) Developer
2 28 (13.40%) Consultant
3 26 (12.44%) DBA
3 26 (12.44%) SQL DBA
4 22 (10.53%) Administrator
5 18 (8.61%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Analyst
6 17 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (8.13%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.70%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.70%) Senior DBA
7 14 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.70%) Senior SQL DBA
8 12 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.74%) Lean Consultant
9 11 (5.26%) Senior Manager
10 10 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (4.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.79%) .NET
2 23 (11.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.66%) .NET Framework
3 16 (7.66%) jQuery
3 16 (7.66%) Web Services
4 13 (6.22%) Entity Framework
5 12 (5.74%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (5.26%) J2SE
7 10 (4.78%) CSS
7 10 (4.78%) HTML
8 9 (4.31%) XML
9 8 (3.83%) JMS
10 7 (3.35%) Swing
11 6 (2.87%) Ajax
11 6 (2.87%) LINQ
12 5 (2.39%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (2.39%) WF
13 4 (1.91%) EDI
13 4 (1.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.70%) Replication
3 11 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.39%) Fintech
6 5 (2.39%) IVR
7 4 (1.91%) FMCG
7 4 (1.91%) NHS
8 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.96%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.13%) Windows
2 11 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.91%) Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
6 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.05%) Performance Management
2 38 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.70%) Project Management
4 32 (15.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (14.35%) Change Management
5 30 (14.35%) Coaching
5 30 (14.35%) ITIL
6 29 (13.88%) Six Sigma
7 25 (11.96%) Lean Six Sigma
8 24 (11.48%) MVC
8 24 (11.48%) OO
8 24 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (10.53%) Process Improvement
10 21 (10.05%) Migration
10 21 (10.05%) TDD
11 20 (9.57%) Capacity Management
12 17 (8.13%) Target Operating Model
13 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (7.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.27%) SQL
2 28 (13.40%) C#
3 21 (10.05%) C
4 19 (9.09%) Java
5 14 (6.70%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.74%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.83%) VBScript
8 6 (2.87%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.44%) R
9 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.96%) ABAP
10 2 (0.96%) C++
10 2 (0.96%) Perl
10 2 (0.96%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) Degree
2 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (10.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.05%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.78%) MCP
5 10 (4.78%) MCSA
5 10 (4.78%) MCSE
6 6 (2.87%) MCITP
7 5 (2.39%) CCNA
7 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.39%) MCTS
8 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.96%) ACCA
9 2 (0.96%) CIMA
9 2 (0.96%) CIPD
10 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) PMO
1 8 (3.83%) QA
2 7 (3.35%) SLA
3 4 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.26%) Oracle
3 8 (3.83%) SAP
3 8 (3.83%) TIBCO
4 7 (3.35%) IBM
4 7 (3.35%) Tableau
5 6 (2.87%) VMware
6 5 (2.39%) Cisco
6 5 (2.39%) IBM Sterling
6 5 (2.39%) Splunk
6 5 (2.39%) Verint
7 3 (1.44%) Cognos
7 3 (1.44%) Computacenter
7 3 (1.44%) HP
8 2 (0.96%) Adobe
8 2 (0.96%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.96%) New Relic
8 2 (0.96%) Sybase
9 1 (0.48%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.48%) Facebook
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