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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 636 678 700
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +22
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 267 184 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 185 133 149
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +18.05%
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
87932 83502 86187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.31% 81.69% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72889 68584 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,000
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 27 November 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 November 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 +66 139 £65,000 +23.80% 14
South East -22 50 £60,000 +30.43% 1
North West 0 26 £77,500 +108.05% 1
East of England -8 19 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Yorkshire -29 17 £35,000 +48.93% 2
West Midlands -3 6 £18,000 -52.00% 4
South West -20 5 £60,000 +106.89% 6
East Midlands +14 3 £45,000 -5.26%
North East -19 1 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 240 (36.59%) Finance
2 149 (22.71%) SQL Server
3 141 (21.49%) Linux
4 136 (20.73%) SQL
5 132 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (19.82%) Degree
7 124 (18.90%) Windows
8 122 (18.60%) Java
9 115 (17.53%) Project Management
10 109 (16.62%) Oracle
11 105 (16.01%) Analytics
12 104 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
13 97 (14.79%) Scrum
14 92 (14.02%) WAN
14 92 (14.02%) Cisco
15 91 (13.87%) LAN
15 91 (13.87%) SAN
16 87 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
16 87 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
17 76 (11.59%) NAS
17 76 (11.59%) Solaris
18 74 (11.28%) Telecoms
19 72 (10.98%) Intel
19 72 (10.98%) Big Data
20 70 (10.67%) ITIL
21 68 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (10.06%) Middleware
22 66 (10.06%) C#
22 66 (10.06%) IIS
22 66 (10.06%) Microsoft

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 66 (10.06%) IIS
2 43 (6.55%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 29 (4.42%) WebSphere
5 26 (3.96%) Apache
6 19 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 13 (1.98%) Confluence
9 12 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.37%) JBoss
10 9 (1.37%) Mule
11 6 (0.91%) SAS
12 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.61%) JCAPS
12 4 (0.61%) Liferay
12 4 (0.61%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 53 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.37%) MS Office
4 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.61%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.46%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) Windchill
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 18 (2.74%) RMDS
1 18 (2.74%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.52%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.76%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.46%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.46%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.46%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.73%) GitHub
2 13 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.07%) SaaS
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.76%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.76%) Route 53
6 4 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.46%) IaaS
7 3 (0.46%) PaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 92 (14.02%) WAN
2 91 (13.87%) LAN
2 91 (13.87%) SAN
3 76 (11.59%) NAS
4 44 (6.71%) FCoE
4 44 (6.71%) Fibre Channel
4 44 (6.71%) Multicast
5 23 (3.51%) Firewall
5 23 (3.51%) Wireless
6 22 (3.35%) Internet
6 22 (3.35%) HTTP
7 17 (2.59%) SMTP
8 13 (1.98%) IMAP
9 12 (1.83%) Broadband
9 12 (1.83%) DNS
10 9 (1.37%) Wireshark
10 9 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (1.07%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.07%) DHCP
12 6 (0.91%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.98%) Big Data
3 61 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 61 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 56 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 49 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (6.55%) HBase
7 34 (5.18%) NoSQL
8 27 (4.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 26 (3.96%) Mahout
9 26 (3.96%) MySQL
9 26 (3.96%) DB2
10 25 (3.81%) Riak
10 25 (3.81%) Apache Hive
10 25 (3.81%) MongoDB
10 25 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (3.81%) HCatalog
10 25 (3.81%) MarkLogic
10 25 (3.81%) Couchbase
10 25 (3.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (5.64%) Selenium
2 36 (5.49%) Cucumber
3 31 (4.73%) WATIR
3 31 (4.73%) WebDriver
4 27 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 26 (3.96%) JIRA
6 25 (3.81%) Subversion
7 21 (3.20%) Ant
8 20 (3.05%) Jenkins
9 19 (2.90%) Maven
10 18 (2.74%) WebLOAD
11 17 (2.59%) Emacs
12 16 (2.44%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.98%) JUnit
13 13 (1.98%) AQtime
14 12 (1.83%) NCrunch
14 12 (1.83%) ReSharper
14 12 (1.83%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 240 (36.59%) Finance
2 74 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 63 (9.60%) Marketing
4 60 (9.15%) Banking
5 57 (8.69%) Retail
6 29 (4.42%) Legal
7 25 (3.81%) Financial Institution
8 20 (3.05%) Back Office
9 18 (2.74%) German Language
10 12 (1.83%) Advertising
11 10 (1.52%) Automotive
12 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.76%) Games
14 4 (0.61%) Publishing
14 4 (0.61%) Law
15 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Front Office
16 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (16.16%) Architect
2 70 (10.67%) Analyst
3 61 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
4 53 (8.08%) Developer
5 33 (5.03%) QA Engineer
6 32 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 28 (4.27%) Consultant
7 28 (4.27%) Product Manager
8 27 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 25 (3.81%) Data Architect
9 25 (3.81%) Big Data Architect
10 23 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.20%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.05%) Quality Engineer
13 18 (2.74%) Senior Manager
14 17 (2.59%) Administrator
14 17 (2.59%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.59%) Lead Architect
14 17 (2.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.06%) Middleware
2 45 (6.86%) HTML
2 45 (6.86%) .NET
3 35 (5.34%) Web Services
4 32 (4.88%) XML
5 31 (4.73%) Gherkin
6 21 (3.20%) Rendezvous
7 19 (2.90%) jQuery
8 18 (2.74%) XSLT
9 17 (2.59%) JMS
10 16 (2.44%) CSS
11 15 (2.29%) J2EE
11 15 (2.29%) ASP.NET
11 15 (2.29%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (1.98%) MAPI
13 12 (1.83%) MSMQ
13 12 (1.83%) NHibernate
13 12 (1.83%) Spring.NET
13 12 (1.83%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.15%) Open Source
3 52 (7.93%) User Experience
4 49 (7.47%) Visualisation
5 44 (6.71%) Management Information System
6 41 (6.25%) Blog
7 38 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (5.34%) Computer Science
9 27 (4.12%) Mobile App
10 26 (3.96%) Statistics
11 25 (3.81%) Clustering
12 24 (3.66%) Mathematics
12 24 (3.66%) Data Integration
13 23 (3.51%) Algorithms
14 17 (2.59%) Physics
15 16 (2.44%) Social Media
16 15 (2.29%) PMI
17 13 (1.98%) Taxonomies
18 12 (1.83%) Economics
19 8 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 141 (21.49%) Linux
2 124 (18.90%) Windows
3 76 (11.59%) Solaris
4 46 (7.01%) UNIX
5 4 (0.61%) AIX
6 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.46%) Android
6 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (17.53%) Project Management
3 105 (16.01%) Analytics
4 104 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
5 97 (14.79%) Scrum
6 87 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
6 87 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 70 (10.67%) ITIL
8 66 (10.06%) E-Commerce
9 63 (9.60%) PRINCE2
10 60 (9.15%) Six Sigma
11 55 (8.38%) Mentoring
12 46 (7.01%) CRM
13 41 (6.25%) ERP
14 39 (5.95%) Coaching
15 38 (5.79%) OO
15 38 (5.79%) Product Management
16 35 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (5.18%) Test Scripting
17 34 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 136 (20.73%) SQL
2 122 (18.60%) Java
3 66 (10.06%) C#
4 64 (9.76%) Ruby
5 49 (7.47%) Python
5 49 (7.47%) Bash Shell
6 46 (7.01%) JavaScript
7 30 (4.57%) Perl
7 30 (4.57%) C++
8 18 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.74%) C
9 14 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.98%) Korn
11 11 (1.68%) Groovy
12 9 (1.37%) Scala
13 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.30%) AWK
14 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 130 (19.82%) Degree
2 42 (6.40%) PMI Certification
3 30 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 29 (4.42%) PMP
5 21 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.37%) MBA
6 9 (1.37%) PhD
7 8 (1.22%) CISSP
7 8 (1.22%) CISA
7 8 (1.22%) CISM
8 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.46%) HNC
10 3 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.30%) VCP5
11 2 (0.30%) NCDA
11 2 (0.30%) NCIE
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.06%) QA
2 46 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (6.86%) SLA
4 31 (4.73%) ISO 14001
5 16 (2.44%) COBIT
6 12 (1.83%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.37%) ISO 9001
8 8 (1.22%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (8.69%) NFS
2 45 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.71%) SRDF
4 43 (6.55%) Oracle RAC
5 41 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 25 (3.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 25 (3.81%) Apache Flume
7 23 (3.51%) HDFS
8 14 (2.13%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.83%) Docker
10 9 (1.37%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (0.61%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.30%) Xen
12 2 (0.30%) KVM
12 2 (0.30%) vSphere
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.81%) Puppet
2 25 (3.81%) Ambari
2 25 (3.81%) Oozie
3 11 (1.68%) Vagrant
3 11 (1.68%) Ansible
4 8 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.76%) Nagios
5 5 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.61%) PureDisk
7 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.30%) SCCM
7 2 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.30%) YUM
7 2 (0.30%) SCSM
8 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 109 (16.62%) Oracle
2 92 (14.02%) Cisco
3 72 (10.98%) Intel
4 66 (10.06%) Microsoft
5 61 (9.30%) NetApp
6 59 (8.99%) EMC
6 59 (8.99%) Sybase
7 48 (7.32%) VMware
8 38 (5.79%) IBM
9 27 (4.12%) Netezza
10 26 (3.96%) Teradata
11 25 (3.81%) SAP
11 25 (3.81%) TIBCO
12 24 (3.66%) MapR
12 24 (3.66%) Hortonworks
13 23 (3.51%) HP
14 21 (3.20%) 29West
15 19 (2.90%) Citrix
16 18 (2.74%) DataSynapse
16 18 (2.74%) Google
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,999 per annum + relocation assistance (discretiona
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, South West
University of Bristol
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Highways Agency
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
Water Jobs - Southern Water
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago