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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 196 215 166
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -49
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 15 12 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.24% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.28% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 32
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -44.73%
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
3939 4313 4710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.81% 84.83% 81.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3066 3222 3166
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 August 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 August 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 +13 13 £67,500 +50.00%
Maidenhead -7 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (46.67%) Project Management
2 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Legal
4 12 (40.00%) ISO 14001
4 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (40.00%) PMP
4 12 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 12 (40.00%) Six Sigma
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) CRM
5 11 (36.67%) Programme Management
5 11 (36.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 10 (33.33%) QA
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) SAN
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 9 (30.00%) C++
7 9 (30.00%) IIS
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
7 9 (30.00%) WebLOAD
7 9 (30.00%) AQtime
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server

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 9 (30.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
1 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
2 8 (26.67%) IMAP
2 8 (26.67%) NAS
2 8 (26.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) AQtime
1 9 (30.00%) 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 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Project Director
2 10 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 10 (33.33%) Tester
3 9 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 8 (26.67%) QA Tester
4 8 (26.67%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) 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%) 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 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
1 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (46.67%) Project Management
2 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 11 (36.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 11 (36.67%) CRM
3 11 (36.67%) Programme Management
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
4 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (40.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO 14001
2 10 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Huawei
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods