The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 252 253 248
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £28,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £56,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +32.35%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6005 6102 5529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.03% 83.16% 83.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4862 4869 4460
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the East of England

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the East of England

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Suffolk -5 5 £22,000 -60.00%
Essex - 4 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
1 12 (63.16%) SDLC
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) C
3 10 (52.63%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) Manufacturing
4 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
5 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
5 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (26.32%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) Android
7 4 (21.05%) Firmware
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Product Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) SDLC
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Market Research
6 1 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C
1 10 (52.63%) C++
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle