The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 76 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.53% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Benchmarking
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 604 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.47% 85.92% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 455 503 327
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Dorset

Benchmarking
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Blog
1 4 (100.00%) WATIR
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) WATIR
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blog
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA