The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 171 186 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.029% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.84%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2786 2950 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.30% 82.22% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2360 2422 2173
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,569
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Introscope
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Introscope
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (40.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos