The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 199 210 157
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -53
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 12 10 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.20% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 46
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -50.00%
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
3916 4254 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.06% 84.83% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 3126 3009
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +14 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Maidenhead +1 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Benchmarking 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Degree
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 14 (46.67%) C#
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) QA
6 12 (40.00%) Wireshark
6 12 (40.00%) WebLOAD
6 12 (40.00%) AQtime
6 12 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
6 12 (40.00%) Perfmon
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (40.00%) IIS
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
6 12 (40.00%) C++
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) SAN
6 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) VMware ESX
7 11 (36.67%) SMTP
7 11 (36.67%) MAPI
7 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
7 11 (36.67%) NAS
7 11 (36.67%) IMAP
8 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (26.67%) Project Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) SAN
1 12 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 11 (36.67%) IMAP
2 11 (36.67%) NAS
2 11 (36.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) AQtime
1 12 (40.00%) WebLOAD
2 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Performance Tester
1 12 (40.00%) Tester
2 11 (36.67%) Software Tester
3 10 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 10 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Project Director
5 6 (20.00%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) MAPI
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.33%) lodash
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) e-Health
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
1 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
1 12 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Service Management
4 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 5 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) ISO 14001
2 6 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware ESX
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Huawei
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods