The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Improvement
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 127 137
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £75,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.88% +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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1092 1596 1955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.13% 90.37% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1242 1420
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Performance Improvement in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Static Code Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Development Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Static Code Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA