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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 566 666 701
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +35
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 289 189 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 185 138 134
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +64 172 £70,000 +21.73% 19
South East -26 47 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North West +12 19 £78,750 +118.75% 1
Yorkshire +4 19 £50,000 +112.76% 1
East of England 0 11 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands -3 8 £32,500 - 3
South West -27 5 £57,500 +101.75% 1
East Midlands +10 2 £25,000 -47.36% 1
North East - 1 £39,250 -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 221 (37.78%) Finance
2 136 (23.25%) Linux
3 134 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (22.56%) SQL Server
5 123 (21.03%) Windows
6 121 (20.68%) SQL
7 117 (20.00%) Oracle
8 107 (18.29%) Java
9 105 (17.95%) Project Management
9 105 (17.95%) Degree
10 102 (17.44%) Cisco
11 99 (16.92%) WAN
12 96 (16.41%) LAN
13 94 (16.07%) Scrum
14 87 (14.87%) SAN
15 86 (14.70%) Performance Tuning
16 82 (14.02%) NAS
16 82 (14.02%) EMC
16 82 (14.02%) NetApp
16 82 (14.02%) Middleware
17 80 (13.68%) Intel
18 79 (13.50%) Telecoms
19 77 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
20 76 (12.99%) Solaris
21 73 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
22 72 (12.31%) NFS
23 71 (12.14%) Analytics
24 67 (11.45%) Multicast
24 67 (11.45%) SRDF
24 67 (11.45%) FCoE

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 54 (9.23%) Tomcat
2 51 (8.72%) WebSphere
3 46 (7.86%) IIS
4 45 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 38 (6.50%) Apache
6 33 (5.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 22 (3.76%) SharePoint
8 18 (3.08%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.74%) JBoss
10 9 (1.54%) Mule
11 7 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (1.20%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.68%) Liferay
12 4 (0.68%) JCAPS
13 3 (0.51%) SAS
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 42 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.37%) MS Office
4 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.68%) MS Project
6 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.51%) Windchill
7 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.44%) RMDS
2 11 (1.88%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.20%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.51%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.34%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.17%) Radian6
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.17%) Agresso
7 1 (0.17%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.25%) GitHub
2 11 (1.88%) SaaS
3 8 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.85%) PaaS
5 5 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.85%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.85%) Route 53
5 5 (0.85%) IaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 99 (16.92%) WAN
2 96 (16.41%) LAN
3 87 (14.87%) SAN
4 82 (14.02%) NAS
5 67 (11.45%) Multicast
5 67 (11.45%) FCoE
5 67 (11.45%) Fibre Channel
6 37 (6.32%) HTTP
7 21 (3.59%) Wireless
8 19 (3.25%) Firewall
9 15 (2.56%) Internet
10 12 (2.05%) Broadband
11 8 (1.37%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.03%) DNS
12 6 (1.03%) IPsec
12 6 (1.03%) 3G
12 6 (1.03%) DSL
12 6 (1.03%) 4G
12 6 (1.03%) AMQP
13 5 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.40%) Big Data
3 48 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 42 (7.18%) RDBMS
4 42 (7.18%) Hadoop
5 38 (6.50%) HBase
6 34 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (5.30%) DB2
8 29 (4.96%) MySQL
9 19 (3.25%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.74%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.39%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (2.05%) MarkLogic
12 12 (2.05%) Sqoop
12 12 (2.05%) Couchbase
12 12 (2.05%) Riak
12 12 (2.05%) Mahout
12 12 (2.05%) HCatalog
12 12 (2.05%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (5.30%) Maven
2 26 (4.44%) JIRA
2 26 (4.44%) Selenium
3 25 (4.27%) Cucumber
3 25 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.10%) Ant
5 19 (3.25%) JUnit
5 19 (3.25%) WATIR
5 19 (3.25%) WebDriver
6 17 (2.91%) Subversion
7 15 (2.56%) Hudson
7 15 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.22%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.20%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.20%) NeoLoad
11 6 (1.03%) WebLOAD
12 4 (0.68%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.68%) WebLogic Workshop
12 4 (0.68%) Emacs
General
1 221 (37.78%) Finance
2 79 (13.50%) Telecoms
3 63 (10.77%) Banking
4 49 (8.38%) Marketing
5 41 (7.01%) Retail
6 24 (4.10%) Legal
7 17 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.37%) Advertising
9 6 (1.03%) Games
9 6 (1.03%) Law
10 5 (0.85%) Electronics
10 5 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (22.05%) Architect
2 77 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
3 73 (12.48%) Analyst
4 55 (9.40%) Developer
5 32 (5.47%) Project Manager
6 31 (5.30%) Software Developer
7 26 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (4.10%) QA Engineer
8 24 (4.10%) Business Analyst
8 24 (4.10%) Quality Engineer
9 23 (3.93%) Lead Architect
10 22 (3.76%) Product Manager
10 22 (3.76%) Consultant
11 20 (3.42%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.08%) Junior
14 17 (2.91%) Senior Manager
14 17 (2.91%) Graduate
14 17 (2.91%) Junior Developer
14 17 (2.91%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.02%) Middleware
2 44 (7.52%) XML
3 43 (7.35%) Web Services
4 42 (7.18%) HTML
5 28 (4.79%) .NET
5 28 (4.79%) J2EE
6 27 (4.62%) JMS
7 26 (4.44%) XSLT
7 26 (4.44%) Rendezvous
8 24 (4.10%) Spring
9 23 (3.93%) Java EE
10 19 (3.25%) Gherkin
11 16 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (2.56%) Struts
13 8 (1.37%) jQuery
14 6 (1.03%) Velocity
14 6 (1.03%) XMPP
15 5 (0.85%) JPA
15 5 (0.85%) Direct3D
15 5 (0.85%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.52%) User Experience
3 41 (7.01%) Open Source
4 39 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (6.15%) Management Information System
6 34 (5.81%) Visualisation
7 33 (5.64%) Computer Science
8 30 (5.13%) Blog
9 26 (4.44%) Clustering
10 23 (3.93%) Data Integration
11 22 (3.76%) Mobile App
12 19 (3.25%) Statistics
13 16 (2.74%) Mainframe
14 15 (2.56%) PMI
15 13 (2.22%) Social Media
16 12 (2.05%) Client/Server
17 9 (1.54%) Algorithms
18 8 (1.37%) NHS
18 8 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
19 7 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.25%) Linux
2 123 (21.03%) Windows
3 76 (12.99%) Solaris
4 55 (9.40%) UNIX
5 3 (0.51%) AIX
5 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (17.95%) Project Management
3 94 (16.07%) Scrum
4 86 (14.70%) Performance Tuning
5 77 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 71 (12.14%) Analytics
7 65 (11.11%) ITIL
8 60 (10.26%) PRINCE2
9 55 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (8.03%) Performance Analysis
11 45 (7.69%) Six Sigma
12 43 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 43 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 40 (6.84%) OO
14 38 (6.50%) Product Management
15 37 (6.32%) Risk Management
16 32 (5.47%) Software Engineering
16 32 (5.47%) ERP
17 31 (5.30%) Process Management
18 29 (4.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (20.68%) SQL
2 107 (18.29%) Java
3 50 (8.55%) C#
4 39 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.30%) Ruby
5 31 (5.30%) Bash Shell
6 24 (4.10%) Python
7 16 (2.74%) C++
8 15 (2.56%) C
9 14 (2.39%) Perl
10 11 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.85%) PHP
14 4 (0.68%) Korn
14 4 (0.68%) VBA
15 3 (0.51%) Groovy
16 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 105 (17.95%) Degree
2 39 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 26 (4.44%) PMP
4 16 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.54%) MBA
6 8 (1.37%) CISSP
6 8 (1.37%) CISA
6 8 (1.37%) CISM
7 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.51%) HNC
10 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.34%) VCP5
11 2 (0.34%) NCDA
11 2 (0.34%) NCIE
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.35%) QA
2 38 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (5.64%) SLA
4 28 (4.79%) ISO 14001
5 16 (2.74%) COBIT
6 14 (2.39%) ISO 9001
7 12 (2.05%) ISO 9000
8 10 (1.71%) PCI DSS
9 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.34%) Val IT
System Software
1 72 (12.31%) NFS
2 67 (11.45%) SRDF
3 41 (7.01%) Oracle RAC
4 37 (6.32%) Active Directory
5 36 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.05%) Apache Flume
7 12 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (1.71%) HDFS
9 9 (1.54%) KVM
10 8 (1.37%) Xen
11 5 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.68%) Docker
13 2 (0.34%) vSphere
13 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.34%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (3.25%) Puppet
2 12 (2.05%) Ambari
2 12 (2.05%) Oozie
3 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.85%) Nagios
6 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.51%) Ansible
6 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.34%) SCCM
7 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.34%) SCSM
7 2 (0.34%) yum
8 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 117 (20.00%) Oracle
2 102 (17.44%) Cisco
3 82 (14.02%) EMC
3 82 (14.02%) NetApp
4 80 (13.68%) Intel
5 54 (9.23%) IBM
6 50 (8.55%) Sybase
6 50 (8.55%) Microsoft
7 39 (6.67%) VMware
8 30 (5.13%) TIBCO
9 26 (4.44%) DataSynapse
9 26 (4.44%) 29West
10 22 (3.76%) HP
11 19 (3.25%) SAP
12 14 (2.39%) Netezza
12 14 (2.39%) Citrix
13 13 (2.22%) Symantec
13 13 (2.22%) Brocade
14 12 (2.05%) Huawei
14 12 (2.05%) Teradata
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package + half yearly bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £150.00 - £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £100001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Scope AT Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Health Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Brentford
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33500.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 13 days ago