The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 93 125 109
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 37 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.10% 0.10% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £47,500 £18,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+163.88% -68.42%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
Benchmarking
North West

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
1529 1623 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.97% 83.88% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1292 1049
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Chester - 33 - -
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
Benchmarking
North West

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 37 (88.10%) Finance
2 35 (83.33%) Analytics
3 33 (78.57%) MS Office
3 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 28 (66.67%) SQL
4 28 (66.67%) Business Development
5 27 (64.29%) Degree
5 27 (64.29%) Marketing
5 27 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (61.90%) Data Mining
6 26 (61.90%) SAS
6 26 (61.90%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (61.90%) Predictive Modelling
6 26 (61.90%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (61.90%) Credit Risk
6 26 (61.90%) Statistical Analysis
6 26 (61.90%) Business Analytics
6 26 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (23.81%) Retail
9 10 (23.81%) HTML
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 8 (19.05%) Google
10 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
11 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
11 7 (16.67%) Web Analytics
11 7 (16.67%) HTTP

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 26 (61.90%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (78.57%) MS Office
2 26 (61.90%) Spreadsheet
3 21 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 21 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (61.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) HBase
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) DataStage
4 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
General
1 37 (88.10%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Marketing
3 10 (23.81%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Lead Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) UX Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Credit Risk
1 26 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) AS400
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Analytics
2 28 (66.67%) Business Development
3 26 (61.90%) Predictive Modelling
3 26 (61.90%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (61.90%) Statistical Analysis
3 26 (61.90%) Business Analytics
4 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) Web Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.76%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) Pay per click
8 1 (2.38%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) SEO
8 1 (2.38%) Use Case
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Netezza
4 1 (2.38%) Talend
4 1 (2.38%) RainStor
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.38%) Teradata