The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Improvement
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 142 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.043% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.050% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £25,000 £37,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.43% -  
UK excluding London median salary £49,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.55% +5.88%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1815 2012 2445
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.30% 87.40% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1650 1934
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Improvement in Hertfordshire

Performance Improvement
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Watford - 1 £25,000 -
Performance Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Secure Coding
2 5 (55.56%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) MCITP

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Head of Development
1 5 (55.56%) Head of Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
1 5 (55.56%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
1 5 (55.56%) Secure Coding
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) VMware