The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 801 856
Rank change year-on-year +35 +55  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 124 131 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 116 64
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £51,450
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Improvement in the UK

Performance Improvement
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Improvement in the UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK 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
England +40 119 £52,500 -12.50% 8
London +38 50 £57,500 -23.33% 4
South East +52 33 £72,500 +61.11%
Berkshire +41 19 £75,000 +87.50%
Twickenham - 10 £32,500 -
Surrey +41 9 £42,500 -39.28%
City of London +35 9 £57,500 -41.02% 1
Yorkshire +8 9 £47,500 -
East of England -4 8 £45,000 +21.62% 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 -
South West -12 7 £62,500 +66.66%
Hertfordshire 0 6 £25,000 -32.43%
North West -55 6 £26,500 -55.83%
Gloucestershire - 6 £63,750 -
Reading +26 5 £75,000 +87.50%
Manchester -50 5 £26,500 -55.83%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Cheltenham - 5 £65,000 -
Glasgow +7 4 £22,500 -
Scotland +3 4 £22,500 -50.00%
Bradford - 4 £47,500 -
Leeds - 4 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £76,250 -
East Midlands +10 2 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £52,500 -
Northamptonshire +2 2 £50,000 +38.88% 2
West Midlands +2 2 £33,500 -4.28% 1
North East - 2 £42,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £42,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £42,000 -

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 with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 79 (33.91%) Finance
2 69 (29.61%) SQL Server
3 64 (27.47%) SQL
4 61 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (22.32%) Degree
6 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
7 37 (15.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (12.88%) Project Management
10 27 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (11.16%) TDD
11 26 (11.16%) Java
11 26 (11.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (10.73%) Performance Management
12 25 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (10.73%) SOA
12 25 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (10.30%) T-SQL
13 24 (10.30%) Six Sigma
13 24 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (9.87%) MVC
15 22 (9.44%) Change Management
15 22 (9.44%) MySQL
15 22 (9.44%) SaaS
15 22 (9.44%) NoSQL
15 22 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (9.01%) Lean Six Sigma
16 21 (9.01%) C
16 21 (9.01%) Data Warehouse

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (3.00%) IIS
1 7 (3.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.72%) CMS
3 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.86%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.72%) Aareon QL
2 4 (1.72%) Academy Housing
2 4 (1.72%) Kypera Housing
2 4 (1.72%) MIS ActiveH
2 4 (1.72%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (1.72%) OPENHousing
2 4 (1.72%) Orchard Housing
3 3 (1.29%) Apache OFBiz
3 3 (1.29%) Unica
4 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.44%) SaaS
3 17 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.44%) GitHub
5 8 (3.43%) Office 365
6 4 (1.72%) PaaS
7 3 (1.29%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.29%) Google Drive
7 3 (1.29%) IaaS
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) LAN
1 6 (2.58%) WAN
2 5 (2.15%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (2.15%) Multicast
3 4 (1.72%) Firewall
4 3 (1.29%) Broadband
4 3 (1.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (9.44%) MySQL
4 22 (9.44%) NoSQL
5 21 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (6.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (6.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (3.86%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.15%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.86%) Big Data
16 2 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.72%) gulp
3 5 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.29%) JIRA
4 3 (1.29%) JMeter
4 3 (1.29%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.29%) Maven
4 3 (1.29%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.86%) JUnit
5 2 (0.86%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.43%) Grunt
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) Moq
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (33.91%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Marketing
3 13 (5.58%) Banking
3 13 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.15%) Games
4 12 (5.15%) Retail
5 9 (3.86%) Legal
6 8 (3.43%) Law
7 6 (2.58%) Billing
8 4 (1.72%) Publishing
9 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.86%) Electronics
10 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (15.45%) Consultant
2 33 (14.16%) DBA
2 33 (14.16%) SQL DBA
3 30 (12.88%) Developer
4 26 (11.16%) Analyst
5 23 (9.87%) Administrator
6 17 (7.30%) Development Manager
7 15 (6.44%) MySQL DBA
7 15 (6.44%) Senior DBA
7 15 (6.44%) Senior SQL DBA
8 11 (4.72%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.72%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.29%) Business Change Consultant
9 10 (4.29%) Business Consultant
9 10 (4.29%) Change Consultant
9 10 (4.29%) Junior
9 10 (4.29%) Junior PHP Programmer
9 10 (4.29%) Junior Programmer
9 10 (4.29%) PHP Programmer
9 10 (4.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.15%) .NET
1 19 (8.15%) jQuery
2 13 (5.58%) .NET Framework
2 13 (5.58%) CSS
3 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET
3 11 (4.72%) Sass
4 10 (4.29%) Node.js
4 10 (4.29%) Web Services
4 10 (4.29%) Yii
5 9 (3.86%) AngularJS
5 9 (3.86%) Entity Framework
6 8 (3.43%) J2SE
7 7 (3.00%) Swing
8 5 (2.15%) HTML
8 5 (2.15%) JMS
9 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.29%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.86%) HTML5
10 2 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.44%) Fintech
2 15 (6.44%) Replication
3 14 (6.01%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.29%) e-Learning
5 10 (4.29%) Learning Management System
5 10 (4.29%) SCORM
6 7 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.15%) IVR
9 3 (1.29%) User Experience
10 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.43%) Windows
1 8 (3.43%) Windows Server
1 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (1.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 32 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (12.88%) Project Management
5 26 (11.16%) TDD
5 26 (11.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (10.73%) Performance Management
6 25 (10.73%) SOA
7 24 (10.30%) Six Sigma
8 23 (9.87%) MVC
9 22 (9.44%) Change Management
9 22 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (9.01%) Lean Six Sigma
11 20 (8.58%) Coaching
11 20 (8.58%) Scrum
12 18 (7.73%) BDD
12 18 (7.73%) Target Operating Model
13 17 (7.30%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.30%) ITIL
14 16 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.47%) SQL
2 26 (11.16%) Java
3 24 (10.30%) T-SQL
4 21 (9.01%) C
5 16 (6.87%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.58%) C#
7 10 (4.29%) C++
7 10 (4.29%) PHP
8 9 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.43%) Ruby
10 7 (3.00%) VBScript
11 4 (1.72%) VBA
12 2 (0.86%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) ABAP
13 1 (0.43%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) R
13 1 (0.43%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) VB
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (22.32%) Degree
2 18 (7.73%) SC Cleared
2 18 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.43%) MCP
4 8 (3.43%) MCSA
4 8 (3.43%) MCSE
5 6 (2.58%) CCNA
5 6 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.86%) PhD
7 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.43%) CISM
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) QA
2 9 (3.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.86%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
2 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.15%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.43%) Oozie
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.87%) Tableau
2 16 (6.87%) VMware
3 15 (6.44%) Splunk
4 11 (4.72%) Oracle
5 9 (3.86%) Adobe
6 6 (2.58%) Cisco
7 5 (2.15%) IBM
7 5 (2.15%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.15%) Verint
8 4 (1.72%) Aareon
8 4 (1.72%) Capita
8 4 (1.72%) Civica
8 4 (1.72%) Google
8 4 (1.72%) Northgate
8 4 (1.72%) Orchard
8 4 (1.72%) SAP
9 3 (1.29%) HP
10 2 (0.86%) Cognos
10 2 (0.86%) Omniture
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good beneifts
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: ££+car + bonus +health+pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Tesco
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago