The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 185 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 40 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 6
Average salary £95,000 £67,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% +31.06%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Benchmarking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 24 £95,000 +8.57%
Maidenhead - 6 - -
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (63.33%) Finance
2 47 (52.22%) Six Sigma
3 37 (41.11%) Degree
4 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
4 34 (37.78%) Retail
5 32 (35.56%) Back Office
5 32 (35.56%) SC Cleared
5 32 (35.56%) German Language
5 32 (35.56%) Business Development
6 27 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 22 (24.44%) Project Management
8 20 (22.22%) SQL
8 20 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (21.11%) ISO 14001
9 19 (21.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (20.00%) Windows
10 18 (20.00%) SAN
10 18 (20.00%) NAS
11 17 (18.89%) AQtime
11 17 (18.89%) SMTP
11 17 (18.89%) MAPI
11 17 (18.89%) IIS
11 17 (18.89%) .NET
11 17 (18.89%) C#
11 17 (18.89%) C++
11 17 (18.89%) WebLOAD
11 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.89%) QA
11 17 (18.89%) IMAP

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.89%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) SAN
1 18 (20.00%) NAS
2 17 (18.89%) SMTP
2 17 (18.89%) IMAP
3 13 (14.44%) Wireshark
4 12 (13.33%) Wireless
4 12 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (8.89%) Broadband
6 6 (6.67%) Internet
6 6 (6.67%) 3G
6 6 (6.67%) SNMP
6 6 (6.67%) 4G
7 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.22%) VPN
7 2 (2.22%) Firewall
7 2 (2.22%) HSPA
7 2 (2.22%) LTE
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.11%) HTTP
8 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.11%) OLTP
5 1 (1.11%) OLAP
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) WebLOAD
1 17 (18.89%) AQtime
2 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (63.33%) Finance
2 34 (37.78%) Retail
3 32 (35.56%) German Language
3 32 (35.56%) Back Office
4 27 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 17 (18.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (12.22%) Test Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
3 7 (7.78%) Programme Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Tester
4 6 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 6 (6.67%) Programme Director
4 6 (6.67%) Social Media Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Informatica Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (2.22%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) Senior Business Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
1 17 (18.89%) MAPI
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.11%) JPA
3 1 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) JDBC
3 1 (1.11%) JSP
3 1 (1.11%) Servlets
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) Blog
2 6 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 6 (6.67%) Social Media
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) zOS
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Six Sigma
2 32 (35.56%) Business Development
3 22 (24.44%) Project Management
4 20 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (18.89%) Process Management
5 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 16 (17.78%) CRM
7 14 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (14.44%) Programme Management
8 13 (14.44%) Coaching
9 5 (5.56%) Data Mapping
10 4 (4.44%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.44%) Scrum
10 4 (4.44%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.44%) SOA
11 3 (3.33%) Quality Management
11 3 (3.33%) Product Management
11 3 (3.33%) Validation
11 3 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) C#
2 17 (18.89%) C++
3 6 (6.67%) PowerHouse
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) Degree
2 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
3 32 (35.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (17.78%) PMP
4 16 (17.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.33%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) ISO 14001
1 19 (21.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (18.89%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) VMware ESX
1 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Postfix
3 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 6 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.67%) PureDisk
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) VMware
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Huawei
4 6 (6.67%) Facebook
4 6 (6.67%) Twitter
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle
5 4 (4.44%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
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