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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 651 570 687
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +117
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 209 359 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 150 238 146
Average salary £72,500 £77,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £80,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-42.18% +88.23%
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
86870 91057 82564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71897 74104 68287
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -53 102 £87,500 +16.66% 14
North West +19 43 £55,000 +64.17% 4
South East -45 27 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Yorkshire -9 11 £42,500 +36.00%
West Midlands -41 9 £42,500 -55.26% 1
South West -14 8 £48,250 +7.22% 2
East Midlands +3 3 £25,000 -
East of England -34 3 £35,000 -63.15% 2
Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 227 (50.22%) Finance
2 190 (42.04%) Linux
3 185 (40.93%) Windows
4 173 (38.27%) Oracle
5 168 (37.17%) SQL
6 159 (35.18%) Performance Tuning
7 143 (31.64%) Solaris
8 140 (30.97%) SAN
9 136 (30.09%) NAS
10 135 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (29.87%) LAN
10 135 (29.87%) Cisco
11 134 (29.65%) WAN
12 133 (29.42%) NetApp
13 131 (28.98%) EMC
13 131 (28.98%) Intel
13 131 (28.98%) NFS
13 131 (28.98%) SRDF
13 131 (28.98%) Multicast
13 131 (28.98%) FCoE
13 131 (28.98%) Fibre Channel
14 116 (25.66%) Tomcat
15 115 (25.44%) Java
15 115 (25.44%) Middleware
16 113 (25.00%) Apache
17 112 (24.78%) HTML
17 112 (24.78%) HTTP
18 111 (24.56%) IIS
19 110 (24.34%) SQL Server
19 110 (24.34%) WebSphere

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 116 (25.66%) Tomcat
2 113 (25.00%) Apache
3 111 (24.56%) IIS
4 110 (24.34%) WebSphere
5 105 (23.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 105 (23.23%) Oracle Coherence
6 35 (7.74%) SAS
7 14 (3.10%) JBoss
8 11 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.66%) Lync
10 3 (0.66%) CMS
10 3 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.73%) MS Office
3 34 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.99%) SPSS
6 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 79 (17.48%) RMDS
2 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.31%) SaaS
2 8 (1.77%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.33%) IaaS
3 6 (1.33%) PaaS
4 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (30.97%) SAN
2 136 (30.09%) NAS
3 135 (29.87%) LAN
4 134 (29.65%) WAN
5 131 (28.98%) Multicast
5 131 (28.98%) FCoE
5 131 (28.98%) Fibre Channel
6 112 (24.78%) HTTP
7 51 (11.28%) iSCSI
8 11 (2.43%) Internet
9 10 (2.21%) Firewall
10 8 (1.77%) Wireless
11 4 (0.88%) DSLAM
12 3 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.66%) VLAN
12 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.66%) VPN
13 2 (0.44%) MPLS
14 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
14 1 (0.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 83 (18.36%) Hadoop
3 81 (17.92%) HBase
4 62 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (12.17%) DB2
6 39 (8.63%) Data Mining
7 38 (8.41%) Relational Database
8 23 (5.09%) Oracle Database
9 22 (4.87%) RDBMS
10 19 (4.20%) MySQL
11 16 (3.54%) OLTP
12 11 (2.43%) Big Data
12 11 (2.43%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (2.43%) OLAP
13 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.99%) MS Access
14 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.55%) JIRA
2 7 (1.55%) JUnit
3 6 (1.33%) Ant
3 6 (1.33%) Maven
4 5 (1.11%) Subversion
4 5 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.88%) NUnit
6 3 (0.66%) Hudson
6 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.22%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.22%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 227 (50.22%) Finance
2 71 (15.71%) Marketing
3 45 (9.96%) Banking
4 35 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 28 (6.19%) Retail
6 12 (2.65%) Legal
7 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.88%) Games
9 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Publishing
9 3 (0.66%) Automotive
9 3 (0.66%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 139 (30.75%) Architect
2 127 (28.10%) Infrastructure Architect
3 82 (18.14%) Solutions Architect
4 76 (16.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 67 (14.82%) Analyst
6 57 (12.61%) Lead Architect
7 54 (11.95%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 29 (6.42%) Developer
8 29 (6.42%) Technical Architect
9 27 (5.97%) Administrator
10 26 (5.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 25 (5.53%) DBA
11 25 (5.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 19 (4.20%) Consultant
13 17 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (3.32%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.88%) Senior Manager
16 12 (2.65%) Security Manager
17 10 (2.21%) Data Analyst
18 9 (1.99%) Senior Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (25.44%) Middleware
2 112 (24.78%) HTML
3 86 (19.03%) XML
4 79 (17.48%) Ultra Messaging
4 79 (17.48%) Rendezvous
4 79 (17.48%) XSLT
5 19 (4.20%) .NET
6 14 (3.10%) WSH
6 14 (3.10%) J2EE
7 12 (2.65%) Web Services
8 10 (2.21%) CSS
9 9 (1.99%) JMS
10 7 (1.55%) Spring
10 7 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.55%) Java EE
11 6 (1.33%) JMX
12 5 (1.11%) JPA
12 5 (1.11%) J2SE
12 5 (1.11%) JDBC
12 5 (1.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (11.95%) Mainframe
3 35 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 32 (7.08%) Data Centre
5 31 (6.86%) Statistics
6 27 (5.97%) Credit Risk
7 25 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (5.09%) Management Information System
9 17 (3.76%) Social Media
10 13 (2.88%) PMI
11 12 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (2.43%) NHS
13 10 (2.21%) Replication
14 9 (1.99%) CUDA
14 9 (1.99%) User Experience
15 8 (1.77%) Clustering
15 8 (1.77%) FMCG
16 7 (1.55%) Economics
16 7 (1.55%) Smartphone
17 6 (1.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 190 (42.04%) Linux
2 185 (40.93%) Windows
3 143 (31.64%) Solaris
4 49 (10.84%) UNIX
5 10 (2.21%) Android
5 10 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) HPUX
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (35.18%) Performance Tuning
2 135 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (16.37%) Risk Management
4 72 (15.93%) Analytics
5 54 (11.95%) Project Management
6 45 (9.96%) ITIL
7 43 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (7.08%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (6.42%) Business Development
10 29 (6.42%) Service Delivery
11 28 (6.19%) PRINCE2
12 26 (5.75%) Statistical Analysis
13 25 (5.53%) Information Security
13 25 (5.53%) Coaching
13 25 (5.53%) Predictive Modelling
13 25 (5.53%) Business Analytics
14 24 (5.31%) CRM
15 23 (5.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (37.17%) SQL
2 115 (25.44%) Java
3 92 (20.35%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.19%) C
5 27 (5.97%) Python
6 24 (5.31%) C++
7 17 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.43%) C#
9 10 (2.21%) PHP
10 9 (1.99%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.99%) VBA
11 7 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.55%) Perl
11 7 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.44%) COBOL
13 2 (0.44%) Scala
14 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.22%) Korn
14 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (19.91%) Degree
2 27 (5.97%) PMI Certification
3 17 (3.76%) CISSP
3 17 (3.76%) CISA
3 17 (3.76%) CISM
4 14 (3.10%) PMP
5 7 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.33%) CISMP
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.88%) CCNP
8 2 (0.44%) CIMA
8 2 (0.44%) ACCA
8 2 (0.44%) MBA
8 2 (0.44%) ISEB
8 2 (0.44%) CCNA
8 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.44%) VCP5
8 2 (0.44%) NCDA
8 2 (0.44%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (5.53%) ISO 14001
3 21 (4.65%) ISO 9001
4 14 (3.10%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.88%) QA
6 11 (2.43%) SLA
7 9 (1.99%) COBIT
8 8 (1.77%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 131 (28.98%) NFS
1 131 (28.98%) SRDF
2 88 (19.47%) Oracle RAC
3 68 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (14.60%) Hyper-V
5 51 (11.28%) KVM
5 51 (11.28%) Xen
6 28 (6.19%) Active Directory
7 15 (3.32%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.88%) Docker
9 2 (0.44%) SAP ITS
9 2 (0.44%) vSphere
10 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.11%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.11%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.66%) Puppet
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 173 (38.27%) Oracle
2 135 (29.87%) Cisco
3 133 (29.42%) NetApp
4 131 (28.98%) EMC
4 131 (28.98%) Intel
5 108 (23.89%) IBM
6 82 (18.14%) Sybase
7 79 (17.48%) TIBCO
7 79 (17.48%) DataSynapse
8 74 (16.37%) Microsoft
9 69 (15.27%) VMware
10 9 (1.99%) Google
10 9 (1.99%) Remedy
11 8 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.55%) Adobe
12 7 (1.55%) SAP
12 7 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.33%) Cognos
13 6 (1.33%) Sun
13 6 (1.33%) Facebook
Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48400.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Look Ahead
Salary: £31,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago