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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 201 220 207
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 23 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.093% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +1.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
4467 4243 3976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.87% 78.60% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3291 3057 3112
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +7 14 £53,750 +26.47%
Bracknell -10 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £60,000 -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 43 (72.88%) Telecoms
2 41 (69.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 36 (61.02%) Project Management
4 31 (52.54%) PMI Certification
4 31 (52.54%) PRINCE2
5 30 (50.85%) Six Sigma
6 28 (47.46%) Finance
6 28 (47.46%) Degree
7 27 (45.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (45.76%) ISO 14001
8 20 (33.90%) PMP
9 18 (30.51%) Process Management
9 18 (30.51%) CRM
10 16 (27.12%) Wireless
10 16 (27.12%) Legal
11 13 (22.03%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (22.03%) Huawei
11 13 (22.03%) Risk Management
11 13 (22.03%) PMI
11 13 (22.03%) ITIL
11 13 (22.03%) ISO 9000
11 13 (22.03%) ISO 9001
12 11 (18.64%) Validation
13 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (16.95%) UNIX
14 8 (13.56%) SLA
14 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
14 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
14 8 (13.56%) Change Management
14 8 (13.56%) Service Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (6.78%) JBoss
1 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Wireless
2 4 (6.78%) NAS
2 4 (6.78%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) DSLAM
4 1 (1.69%) Broadband
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) OLTP
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) OLAP
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (72.88%) Telecoms
2 28 (47.46%) Finance
3 16 (27.12%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.03%) Quality Manager
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Manager
3 8 (13.56%) Problem Manager
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Problem Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Deployment Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Procurement Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) J2EE
1 4 (6.78%) JDBC
1 4 (6.78%) JSP
1 4 (6.78%) Servlets
1 4 (6.78%) XML
1 4 (6.78%) J2SE
1 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
1 4 (6.78%) JPA
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) PMI
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) UNIX
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 36 (61.02%) Project Management
3 31 (52.54%) PRINCE2
4 30 (50.85%) Six Sigma
5 18 (30.51%) CRM
5 18 (30.51%) Process Management
6 13 (22.03%) Risk Management
6 13 (22.03%) ITIL
6 13 (22.03%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (18.64%) Validation
8 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
9 8 (13.56%) Service Management
9 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) Change Management
10 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.78%) Data Mapping
11 4 (6.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
1 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) C++
3 1 (1.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) PMI Certification
2 28 (47.46%) Degree
3 20 (33.90%) PMP
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) ISO 14001
1 27 (45.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (22.03%) ISO 9000
2 13 (22.03%) ISO 9001
3 8 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Huawei
2 8 (13.56%) Remedy
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Juniper
4 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.69%) Facebook
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter
5 1 (1.69%) Ariba