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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 528 659 675
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +16
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 389 171 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 235 134 160
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,500 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +8.97%
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
86434 80496 87055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.55% 77.99%
Number of salaries quoted 69512 66517 74443
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +101 196 £70,000 +21.73% 10
South East +51 106 £72,500 +81.25% 1
East of England +12 42 £65,000 +52.94% 1
West Midlands +14 25 £95,000 +216.66% 1
Yorkshire -18 23 £30,000 -20.00% 7
South West -6 16 £42,250 -50.29%
North West -10 11 £36,500 -35.39% 2
East Midlands -7 2 - - 2
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 187 (29.31%) Finance
2 170 (26.65%) SQL
3 163 (25.55%) SQL Server
4 158 (24.76%) Linux
5 136 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
6 135 (21.16%) Degree
7 129 (20.22%) Oracle
8 120 (18.81%) Windows
9 117 (18.34%) Analytics
10 107 (16.77%) Java
11 101 (15.83%) LAN
12 95 (14.89%) WAN
13 93 (14.58%) SAN
13 93 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
14 89 (13.95%) Cisco
14 89 (13.95%) Intel
15 84 (13.17%) Marketing
16 82 (12.85%) E-Commerce
16 82 (12.85%) Scrum
17 81 (12.70%) Microsoft
18 74 (11.60%) Solaris
18 74 (11.60%) Hadoop
19 73 (11.44%) Project Management
19 73 (11.44%) Retail
20 72 (11.29%) NAS
21 71 (11.13%) Big Data
22 68 (10.66%) Sybase
23 65 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
23 65 (10.19%) Banking
24 64 (10.03%) QA

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 63 (9.87%) IIS
2 52 (8.15%) Oracle Coherence
3 23 (3.61%) Apache
3 23 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.66%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (2.04%) Confluence
6 9 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.25%) Lync
8 6 (0.94%) SAS
9 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.63%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (1.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Windchill
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (5.02%) Google Analytics
2 18 (2.82%) WebTrends
3 17 (2.66%) RMDS
4 5 (0.78%) Bond Adapt
4 5 (0.78%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.16%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.86%) GitHub
2 8 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) PaaS
5 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.31%) Route 53
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.83%) LAN
2 95 (14.89%) WAN
3 93 (14.58%) SAN
4 72 (11.29%) NAS
5 44 (6.90%) FCoE
5 44 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
5 44 (6.90%) Multicast
6 36 (5.64%) Internet
7 24 (3.76%) HTTP
8 19 (2.98%) SMTP
8 19 (2.98%) Wireless
9 18 (2.82%) Firewall
10 17 (2.66%) IMAP
11 14 (2.19%) TCP/IP
11 14 (2.19%) DNS
12 13 (2.04%) Wireshark
13 12 (1.88%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (1.57%) DHCP
15 7 (1.10%) VPN
15 7 (1.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 74 (11.60%) Hadoop
3 71 (11.13%) Big Data
4 65 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (9.72%) Relational Database
6 52 (8.15%) HBase
7 47 (7.37%) RDBMS
8 43 (6.74%) DB2
8 43 (6.74%) Oracle Exadata
8 43 (6.74%) Mahout
9 40 (6.27%) NoSQL
10 36 (5.64%) MongoDB
10 36 (5.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (5.49%) Apache Hive
11 35 (5.49%) Riak
11 35 (5.49%) HCatalog
11 35 (5.49%) MarkLogic
11 35 (5.49%) Couchbase
11 35 (5.49%) Sqoop
12 28 (4.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (5.33%) Selenium
1 34 (5.33%) Cucumber
2 33 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.86%) WebDriver
3 31 (4.86%) WATIR
4 22 (3.45%) Subversion
5 20 (3.13%) WebLOAD
6 17 (2.66%) AQtime
7 16 (2.51%) JIRA
8 14 (2.19%) Emacs
8 14 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (1.88%) Moq
9 12 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.88%) NCrunch
9 12 (1.88%) ReSharper
9 12 (1.88%) NUnit
10 9 (1.41%) Ant
10 9 (1.41%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 187 (29.31%) Finance
2 84 (13.17%) Marketing
3 73 (11.44%) Retail
4 65 (10.19%) Banking
5 41 (6.43%) Telecoms
6 35 (5.49%) German Language
7 34 (5.33%) Back Office
8 23 (3.61%) Automotive
8 23 (3.61%) Legal
9 13 (2.04%) Advertising
10 9 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.25%) Games
12 6 (0.94%) Publishing
13 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.63%) Electronics
14 3 (0.47%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 95 (14.89%) Architect
2 71 (11.13%) Analyst
3 52 (8.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 41 (6.43%) Developer
5 35 (5.49%) Data Architect
5 35 (5.49%) Big Data Architect
6 33 (5.17%) QA Engineer
7 32 (5.02%) Product Manager
8 28 (4.39%) Administrator
9 22 (3.45%) Consultant
10 21 (3.29%) DBA
11 20 (3.13%) Business Analyst
11 20 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
12 19 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (2.82%) Test Engineer
14 17 (2.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.66%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.66%) Lead Architect
15 15 (2.35%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.31%) .NET
2 40 (6.27%) HTML
3 33 (5.17%) Web Services
3 33 (5.17%) Middleware
4 31 (4.86%) Gherkin
5 28 (4.39%) XML
6 20 (3.13%) Rendezvous
7 17 (2.66%) XSLT
7 17 (2.66%) MAPI
8 16 (2.51%) COM
9 15 (2.35%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.19%) CSS
11 12 (1.88%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.88%) MSMQ
11 12 (1.88%) jQuery
11 12 (1.88%) Spring.NET
11 12 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.88%) NHibernate
11 12 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (1.88%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 55 (8.62%) Visualisation
3 49 (7.68%) Statistics
4 48 (7.52%) Open Source
5 40 (6.27%) Blog
6 38 (5.96%) Mathematics
7 35 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (4.70%) Computer Science
9 27 (4.23%) Physics
10 26 (4.08%) Taxonomies
11 24 (3.76%) Economics
11 24 (3.76%) Mobile App
12 20 (3.13%) Data Integration
13 16 (2.51%) Social Media
13 16 (2.51%) Clustering
14 7 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.94%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.94%) PMI
16 5 (0.78%) Replication
16 5 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 158 (24.76%) Linux
2 120 (18.81%) Windows
3 74 (11.60%) Solaris
4 37 (5.80%) UNIX
5 6 (0.94%) Android
5 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) zOS
8 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
2 117 (18.34%) Analytics
3 93 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (12.85%) E-Commerce
4 82 (12.85%) Scrum
5 73 (11.44%) Project Management
6 62 (9.72%) ITIL
7 61 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (7.68%) Six Sigma
10 48 (7.52%) CRM
11 46 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 43 (6.74%) MapReduce
13 42 (6.58%) Product Management
14 41 (6.43%) Business Development
15 37 (5.80%) ERP
16 34 (5.33%) Test Strategy
17 33 (5.17%) OO
17 33 (5.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 170 (26.65%) SQL
2 107 (16.77%) Java
3 55 (8.62%) C#
4 53 (8.31%) Ruby
5 44 (6.90%) Python
6 39 (6.11%) C++
7 38 (5.96%) JavaScript
8 35 (5.49%) Perl
8 35 (5.49%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.45%) C
11 17 (2.66%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.57%) VBA
13 10 (1.57%) Korn
14 9 (1.41%) Scala
14 9 (1.41%) R
15 8 (1.25%) Groovy
15 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.78%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 135 (21.16%) Degree
2 40 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.51%) PMP
7 9 (1.41%) PhD
8 7 (1.10%) CISSP
8 7 (1.10%) MCSE
8 7 (1.10%) CISA
9 6 (0.94%) CISM
9 6 (0.94%) MBA
10 5 (0.78%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.78%) SCSA
11 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.47%) NVQ Level 4
11 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.03%) QA
2 40 (6.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (5.17%) SLA
4 19 (2.98%) ISO 14001
5 16 (2.51%) COBIT
6 11 (1.72%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (8.31%) NFS
2 52 (8.15%) Oracle RAC
3 44 (6.90%) SRDF
4 37 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (5.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 35 (5.49%) Apache Flume
5 35 (5.49%) HDFS
6 31 (4.86%) Active Directory
7 18 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.25%) Docker
8 8 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (1.25%) Veritas File System
9 6 (0.94%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.63%) KVM
11 2 (0.31%) UAG
11 2 (0.31%) Postfix
11 2 (0.31%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (5.49%) Ambari
1 35 (5.49%) Oozie
1 35 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (3.45%) Puppet
3 14 (2.19%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.25%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.25%) Ansible
5 6 (0.94%) PureDisk
5 6 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.47%) SCOM
7 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.47%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.31%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.31%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) YUM
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 129 (20.22%) Oracle
2 89 (13.95%) Cisco
2 89 (13.95%) Intel
3 81 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 68 (10.66%) Sybase
5 46 (7.21%) NetApp
6 44 (6.90%) EMC
7 43 (6.74%) Teradata
7 43 (6.74%) Netezza
7 43 (6.74%) MapR
7 43 (6.74%) Hortonworks
8 40 (6.27%) VMware
9 32 (5.02%) Google
10 29 (4.55%) IBM
11 20 (3.13%) TIBCO
11 20 (3.13%) 29West
12 17 (2.66%) DataSynapse
12 17 (2.66%) Siebel
13 14 (2.19%) SAP
13 14 (2.19%) RedPrairie
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Epping, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + car allow + guaranteed min 18% bon
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Barclays
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FTSE
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £550 per month car allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicestershire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 21 days ago