The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
North West / Cheshire
Rank 87 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.15% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -53.12%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
875 1098 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.62% 82.87% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 669 961 1353
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,662
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Cheshire region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +10 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Benchmarking
North West

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 15 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (83.33%) Change Management
2 15 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 15 (83.33%) Degree
3 13 (72.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (72.22%) Billing
3 13 (72.22%) Data Quality
3 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (61.11%) Cost Transparency
5 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Buyer
2 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Product Development Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
1 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (5.56%) Core Animation
1 1 (5.56%) Core Data
1 1 (5.56%) Django
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Change Management
1 15 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 15 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (61.11%) Cost Transparency
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) People Management
3 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
1 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle