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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 585 678 680
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +2
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 273 194 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 183 127 112
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,665 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Benchmarking
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82690 82099 80780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.88% 82.43% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67995 65884 68117
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in England

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in England

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in England

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in England

Benchmarking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
London +91 186 £75,000 +7.14% 12
South East -24 39 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +12 17 £52,500 -19.23% 1
East of England -5 8 £45,000 -21.73% 4
West Midlands -20 8 £32,500 - 1
South West -15 4 £36,500 +33.94% 3
East Midlands +26 3 £25,000 -47.36% 1
North West -14 3 £24,000 -4.00% 6
North East - 1 £39,250 -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 215 (39.81%) Finance
2 158 (29.26%) Linux
3 147 (27.22%) Windows
4 139 (25.74%) SQL
5 138 (25.56%) SQL Server
6 133 (24.63%) Oracle
7 121 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (21.85%) Java
9 117 (21.67%) Cisco
10 109 (20.19%) WAN
11 107 (19.81%) Performance Tuning
12 105 (19.44%) Degree
13 103 (19.07%) LAN
13 103 (19.07%) SAN
14 100 (18.52%) NetApp
14 100 (18.52%) EMC
15 99 (18.33%) NAS
16 97 (17.96%) Project Management
17 95 (17.59%) Middleware
17 95 (17.59%) Solaris
18 91 (16.85%) Intel
19 89 (16.48%) NFS
20 85 (15.74%) SRDF
20 85 (15.74%) FCoE
20 85 (15.74%) Fibre Channel
20 85 (15.74%) Multicast
21 75 (13.89%) Tomcat
21 75 (13.89%) Telecoms
22 71 (13.15%) IBM
22 71 (13.15%) Analytical Skills

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 75 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 69 (12.78%) WebSphere
3 59 (10.93%) IIS
4 57 (10.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 55 (10.19%) Apache
6 50 (9.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 22 (4.07%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.89%) WebLogic
9 20 (3.70%) JBoss
10 9 (1.67%) Mule
11 8 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.30%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.93%) SAS
14 4 (0.74%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.74%) JCAPS
14 4 (0.74%) Liferay
15 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.19%) Lync
17 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 46 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.48%) MS Office
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.74%) SPSS
5 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) Windchill
7 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 38 (7.04%) RMDS
2 8 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.93%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.56%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.37%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.19%) Radian6
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.96%) SaaS
2 9 (1.67%) PaaS
2 9 (1.67%) IaaS
3 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.93%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.93%) Route 53
5 3 (0.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 109 (20.19%) WAN
2 103 (19.07%) SAN
2 103 (19.07%) LAN
3 99 (18.33%) NAS
4 85 (15.74%) Multicast
4 85 (15.74%) FCoE
4 85 (15.74%) Fibre Channel
5 54 (10.00%) HTTP
6 19 (3.52%) Wireless
7 16 (2.96%) iSCSI
7 16 (2.96%) Firewall
8 10 (1.85%) Internet
9 6 (1.11%) IPsec
10 5 (0.93%) DSL
10 5 (0.93%) AMQP
10 5 (0.93%) MPLS
10 5 (0.93%) DNS
10 5 (0.93%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.93%) FTP
10 5 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.07%) Hadoop
3 45 (8.33%) HBase
3 45 (8.33%) Big Data
4 37 (6.85%) DB2
5 35 (6.48%) MySQL
5 35 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 24 (4.44%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.22%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (1.67%) OLTP
13 8 (1.48%) MS Access
14 7 (1.30%) OLAP
14 7 (1.30%) Riak
14 7 (1.30%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 33 (6.11%) Maven
2 29 (5.37%) JIRA
3 28 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.00%) Ant
5 20 (3.70%) JUnit
6 18 (3.33%) Subversion
7 16 (2.96%) Hudson
7 16 (2.96%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.59%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.11%) Selenium
10 6 (1.11%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.11%) NeoLoad
11 5 (0.93%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.93%) WebLOAD
12 4 (0.74%) WebLogic Workshop
12 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.74%) Emacs
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 215 (39.81%) Finance
2 75 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 61 (11.30%) Banking
4 48 (8.89%) Marketing
5 32 (5.93%) Retail
6 21 (3.89%) Legal
7 17 (3.15%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.67%) Advertising
9 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.48%) Games
10 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.93%) Electronics
10 5 (0.93%) Automotive
11 4 (0.74%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (26.11%) Architect
2 91 (16.85%) Infrastructure Architect
3 67 (12.41%) Analyst
4 46 (8.52%) Developer
5 37 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (6.11%) Project Manager
7 32 (5.93%) Lead Architect
8 30 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.26%) Software Developer
11 19 (3.52%) Consultant
12 18 (3.33%) Senior Manager
13 17 (3.15%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.96%) Product Manager
15 15 (2.78%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.59%) Graduate
16 14 (2.59%) Junior
16 14 (2.59%) Graduate Software Developer
16 14 (2.59%) Graduate Developer
16 14 (2.59%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (17.59%) Middleware
2 57 (10.56%) XML
3 56 (10.37%) HTML
4 39 (7.22%) Web Services
5 38 (7.04%) Rendezvous
5 38 (7.04%) XSLT
6 36 (6.67%) J2EE
7 30 (5.56%) .NET
7 30 (5.56%) JMS
8 27 (5.00%) Spring
9 26 (4.81%) Java EE
10 19 (3.52%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (2.96%) Struts
12 10 (1.85%) WSH
13 8 (1.48%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.48%) jQuery
13 8 (1.48%) JPA
14 6 (1.11%) JMX
14 6 (1.11%) CSS
15 5 (0.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 33 (6.11%) User Experience
5 31 (5.74%) Management Information System
6 27 (5.00%) Mainframe
7 26 (4.81%) Statistics
8 25 (4.63%) Visualisation
9 21 (3.89%) Clustering
10 15 (2.78%) PMI
11 14 (2.59%) Open Source
11 14 (2.59%) Data Integration
12 13 (2.41%) Mobile App
13 12 (2.22%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.48%) NHS
14 8 (1.48%) Social Media
14 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
15 7 (1.30%) Blog
16 6 (1.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 158 (29.26%) Linux
2 147 (27.22%) Windows
3 95 (17.59%) Solaris
4 64 (11.85%) UNIX
5 3 (0.56%) AIX
5 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.37%) HPUX
6 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (19.81%) Performance Tuning
3 97 (17.96%) Project Management
4 68 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 62 (11.48%) Scrum
6 54 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 53 (9.81%) ITIL
7 53 (9.81%) Analytics
8 47 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 40 (7.41%) Six Sigma
10 38 (7.04%) Performance Analysis
11 34 (6.30%) OO
12 33 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (6.11%) CRM
13 31 (5.74%) Coaching
14 30 (5.56%) Process Management
15 28 (5.19%) Mentoring
16 26 (4.81%) Service Delivery
16 26 (4.81%) Product Management
17 25 (4.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.74%) SQL
2 118 (21.85%) Java
3 51 (9.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (7.78%) C#
5 36 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 26 (4.81%) Python
7 19 (3.52%) C++
7 19 (3.52%) C
8 16 (2.96%) Perl
9 14 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.22%) Ruby
11 10 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.93%) VBA
13 5 (0.93%) PHP
13 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.56%) Korn
14 3 (0.56%) Groovy
15 1 (0.19%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 105 (19.44%) Degree
2 38 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 25 (4.63%) PMP
4 10 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.11%) CISA
5 6 (1.11%) CISM
5 6 (1.11%) CISSP
5 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.93%) MBA
6 5 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.93%) VCP4
7 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.56%) HNC
8 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.37%) CCNP
9 2 (0.37%) NCDA
9 2 (0.37%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (5.93%) SLA
3 28 (5.19%) ISO 14001
4 22 (4.07%) QA
5 19 (3.52%) ISO 9001
6 13 (2.41%) ISO 9000
7 9 (1.67%) COBIT
8 6 (1.11%) PCI DSS
8 6 (1.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.37%) Val IT
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (16.48%) NFS
2 85 (15.74%) SRDF
3 48 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
4 44 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (7.59%) Active Directory
6 28 (5.19%) Hyper-V
7 17 (3.15%) KVM
8 16 (2.96%) Xen
9 10 (1.85%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (1.30%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.93%) HDFS
12 4 (0.74%) Docker
13 2 (0.37%) vSphere
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (3.70%) Puppet
2 7 (1.30%) Ambari
2 7 (1.30%) Oozie
2 7 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.93%) Nagios
5 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.56%) Ansible
6 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.37%) SCSM
6 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.37%) SCCM
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) yum
Vendors
1 133 (24.63%) Oracle
2 117 (21.67%) Cisco
3 100 (18.52%) EMC
3 100 (18.52%) NetApp
4 91 (16.85%) Intel
5 71 (13.15%) IBM
6 59 (10.93%) Sybase
7 53 (9.81%) Microsoft
8 47 (8.70%) VMware
9 42 (7.78%) TIBCO
10 38 (7.04%) DataSynapse
10 38 (7.04%) 29West
11 20 (3.70%) HP
12 17 (3.15%) SAP
13 13 (2.41%) Symantec
13 13 (2.41%) Huawei
13 13 (2.41%) Brocade
14 12 (2.22%) Cognos
15 10 (1.85%) Citrix
16 9 (1.67%) Business Objects
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Global Markets Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
King's College London
Salary: Grade 7 £39,685 to £47,328
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RS Components
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Other benefits
Posted: 9 days ago