The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 297 306 308
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 6 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 13
Average salary £90,000 £58,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
Benchmarking
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the City of London

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the City of London

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) XBRL
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) HP UFT

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) SilkTest
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Vendor Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Head of User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Security Assurance Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Strategy Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Finance Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) WSH
2 3 (17.65%) XBRL
3 2 (11.76%) JMX
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
2 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Test Management
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
2 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
2 3 (17.65%) Demand Management
2 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ACCA
3 1 (5.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP