The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 16 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 32 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.56% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.55% - 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +52.94%
Benchmarking
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 208 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.22% 80.93% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 137 143
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Chester

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 32 (100.00%) MS Office
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 32 (100.00%) Finance
1 32 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (78.13%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (78.13%) Marketing
2 25 (78.13%) Business Development
2 25 (78.13%) Degree
2 25 (78.13%) Credit Risk
2 25 (78.13%) Statistical Analysis
2 25 (78.13%) Spreadsheet
2 25 (78.13%) Predictive Modelling
2 25 (78.13%) Business Analytics
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 25 (78.13%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (78.13%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (78.13%) Data Mining
2 25 (78.13%) SAS
3 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 20 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 7 (21.88%) Web Analytics
5 7 (21.88%) Google
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) HTTP
5 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.88%) Smartphone
5 7 (21.88%) Google Analytics

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 25 (78.13%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (100.00%) MS Office
2 25 (78.13%) Spreadsheet
3 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 20 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) Data Warehouse
1 25 (78.13%) Data Mining
General
1 32 (100.00%) Finance
2 25 (78.13%) Marketing
3 7 (21.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (78.13%) Credit Risk
1 25 (78.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (78.13%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (78.13%) Statistical Analysis
2 25 (78.13%) Business Development
2 25 (78.13%) Predictive Modelling
2 25 (78.13%) Business Analytics
3 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Web Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Google