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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 206 169 219
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +50
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 57 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.97% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 5
Average salary £45,000 £95,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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
4176 4588 4225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.17% 78.20% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3077 3201
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 31 August 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 -31 11 £45,000 -52.63%
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (62.86%) Project Management
2 19 (54.29%) RDBMS
2 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
3 16 (45.71%) Degree
4 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
4 13 (37.14%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
5 12 (34.29%) UNIX
5 12 (34.29%) ETL
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) PMI Certification
5 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
5 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
6 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
6 11 (31.43%) ISO 14001
6 11 (31.43%) C
6 11 (31.43%) C++
6 11 (31.43%) Windows
7 10 (28.57%) Python
7 10 (28.57%) PHP
7 10 (28.57%) MySQL
7 10 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (28.57%) Replication
7 10 (28.57%) SaaS
7 10 (28.57%) Database Tuning
7 10 (28.57%) Data Privacy
8 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) DSLAM
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) DWDM
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) SDH
3 1 (2.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) RDBMS
1 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) OLAP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.71%) OLTP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) DBA
1 10 (28.57%) Administrator
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Problem Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Problem Manager
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL DBA
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Quality Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) JDBC
1 2 (5.71%) JSP
1 2 (5.71%) Servlets
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) J2SE
1 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.71%) JPA
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
4 10 (28.57%) Replication
5 6 (17.14%) PMI
6 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) UNIX
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) ETL
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (28.57%) Database Tuning
4 10 (28.57%) Data Privacy
5 9 (25.71%) ITIL
5 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
5 9 (25.71%) Six Sigma
5 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Change Management
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) Validation
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (14.29%) Process Management
7 5 (14.29%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C
1 11 (31.43%) C++
2 10 (28.57%) PHP
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 12 (34.29%) PMI Certification
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (17.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) ISO 14001
1 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (25.71%) SLA
3 6 (17.14%) ISO 9000
3 6 (17.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Remedy