The first table below looks at the demand for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 145 215 229
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +14
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 65 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.20% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 44 7 3
Average salary £95,000 £46,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.52% +37.31%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 3993 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.47% 72.80% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2783 3094 3722
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Berkshire region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +44 54 £95,000 +61.70% 2
Newbury +3 2 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Bracknell - 2 £23,500 -
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 48 (61.54%) Finance
2 38 (48.72%) Six Sigma
3 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 32 (41.03%) Retail
4 32 (41.03%) Degree
5 30 (38.46%) Business Development
5 30 (38.46%) German Language
5 30 (38.46%) Back Office
5 30 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 23 (29.49%) SQL
7 20 (25.64%) SAN
7 20 (25.64%) NAS
8 18 (23.08%) Windows
9 17 (21.79%) IIS
9 17 (21.79%) .NET
9 17 (21.79%) C#
9 17 (21.79%) C++
9 17 (21.79%) SMTP
9 17 (21.79%) MAPI
9 17 (21.79%) VMware
9 17 (21.79%) VMware ESX
9 17 (21.79%) QA
9 17 (21.79%) WebLOAD
9 17 (21.79%) IMAP
9 17 (21.79%) AQtime
9 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 15 (19.23%) Project Management
11 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.23%) Performance Tuning

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.79%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) SAS
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Route 53
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
1 2 (2.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) SAN
1 20 (25.64%) NAS
2 17 (21.79%) SMTP
2 17 (21.79%) IMAP
3 13 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 8 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (10.26%) Wireless
5 6 (7.69%) SNMP
6 3 (3.85%) Firewall
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) VPN
7 2 (2.56%) HTTP
7 2 (2.56%) DNS
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (3.85%) OLTP
4 3 (3.85%) OLAP
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) WebLOAD
1 17 (21.79%) AQtime
2 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (61.54%) Finance
2 32 (41.03%) Retail
3 30 (38.46%) German Language
3 30 (38.46%) Back Office
4 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (12.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (14.10%) Test Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Performance Test Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Performance Tester
3 6 (7.69%) Tester
4 5 (6.41%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Informatica Architect
5 4 (5.13%) Architect
5 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Programme Director
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.85%) Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
1 17 (21.79%) MAPI
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.85%) J2SE
3 3 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (3.85%) JDBC
3 3 (3.85%) JSP
3 3 (3.85%) Servlets
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) JPA
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) zOS
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Six Sigma
2 30 (38.46%) Business Development
3 15 (19.23%) Project Management
3 15 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (12.82%) Process Management
6 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.54%) CRM
7 7 (8.97%) Data Mapping
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.41%) Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Data Architecture
10 4 (5.13%) SOA
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
11 3 (3.85%) Quality Management
11 3 (3.85%) Validation
11 3 (3.85%) Workflow
11 3 (3.85%) OOD
11 3 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) C#
2 17 (21.79%) C++
3 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 32 (41.03%) Degree
3 30 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) PMP
4 9 (11.54%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CCNA
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (2.56%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) QA
2 12 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) VMware ESX
1 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Postfix
3 2 (2.56%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) PureDisk
1 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) VMware
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) Huawei
5 4 (5.13%) Informatica
6 3 (3.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum to £80K + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £90K basic + 10K Variable + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago