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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 643 691 673
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 244 206 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 181 143 146
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +51.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £54,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +54.28%
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
85820 91842 84491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.09% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70108 74491 70191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +61 137 £87,500 +16.66% 10
South East +31 53 £60,000 +23.07% 11
East of England +10 12 £36,250 -36.95% 3
Yorkshire 0 12 £23,000 -64.61%
South West -19 9 £41,500 +59.61% 9
East Midlands +24 8 £25,000 -34.64% 2
West Midlands -26 8 £49,250 -45.27%
North West +7 4 £21,953 -37.27% 2
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 213 (40.11%) Finance
2 185 (34.84%) Linux
3 179 (33.71%) Windows
4 152 (28.63%) SQL
5 151 (28.44%) Oracle
6 136 (25.61%) Cisco
6 136 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (25.24%) SQL Server
7 134 (25.24%) Performance Tuning
8 126 (23.73%) Java
8 126 (23.73%) EMC
8 126 (23.73%) NetApp
9 124 (23.35%) SAN
10 123 (23.16%) WAN
11 122 (22.98%) NAS
12 119 (22.41%) Middleware
13 118 (22.22%) LAN
14 116 (21.85%) Solaris
15 111 (20.90%) NFS
15 111 (20.90%) SRDF
15 111 (20.90%) FCoE
15 111 (20.90%) Fibre Channel
15 111 (20.90%) Multicast
16 110 (20.72%) Intel
17 103 (19.40%) Tomcat
18 99 (18.64%) IBM
19 98 (18.46%) Degree
20 95 (17.89%) WebSphere
21 93 (17.51%) Project Management
22 85 (16.01%) IIS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 103 (19.40%) Tomcat
2 95 (17.89%) WebSphere
3 85 (16.01%) IIS
4 82 (15.44%) Apache
5 77 (14.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 77 (14.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 25 (4.71%) JBoss
7 22 (4.14%) WebLogic
8 16 (3.01%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.69%) Mule
10 8 (1.51%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (1.51%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.32%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.13%) SAS
13 5 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.75%) JCAPS
14 4 (0.75%) Liferay
14 4 (0.75%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.38%) Lync
15 2 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.32%) SPSS
3 7 (1.32%) MS Office
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (10.73%) RMDS
2 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.19%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.95%) SaaS
2 8 (1.51%) PaaS
2 8 (1.51%) IaaS
3 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.56%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 124 (23.35%) SAN
2 123 (23.16%) WAN
3 122 (22.98%) NAS
4 118 (22.22%) LAN
5 111 (20.90%) Multicast
5 111 (20.90%) FCoE
5 111 (20.90%) Fibre Channel
6 80 (15.07%) HTTP
7 31 (5.84%) iSCSI
8 23 (4.33%) Wireless
9 14 (2.64%) Internet
10 13 (2.45%) Firewall
11 5 (0.94%) IPsec
12 4 (0.75%) DSLAM
12 4 (0.75%) DSL
12 4 (0.75%) AMQP
12 4 (0.75%) FTP
12 4 (0.75%) LDAP
13 3 (0.56%) VPN
13 3 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.92%) Hadoop
3 57 (10.73%) HBase
4 50 (9.42%) DB2
5 40 (7.53%) Relational Database
6 37 (6.97%) MySQL
7 34 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (5.65%) Big Data
9 29 (5.46%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.64%) OLTP
11 12 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.26%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.26%) OLAP
12 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.69%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.51%) MS Access
13 8 (1.51%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (5.46%) Maven
2 28 (5.27%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.90%) JIRA
4 25 (4.71%) Ant
5 20 (3.77%) JUnit
6 17 (3.20%) Subversion
7 16 (3.01%) Hudson
7 16 (3.01%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.45%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.75%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.75%) Selenium
10 4 (0.75%) WebLOAD
10 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.75%) WebLogic Workshop
10 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.75%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 213 (40.11%) Finance
2 77 (14.50%) Telecoms
3 54 (10.17%) Banking
4 48 (9.04%) Marketing
5 30 (5.65%) Retail
6 26 (4.90%) Legal
7 14 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.69%) Advertising
9 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.32%) Games
10 5 (0.94%) Electronics
10 5 (0.94%) Automotive
10 5 (0.94%) Law
10 5 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (29.00%) Architect
2 110 (20.72%) Infrastructure Architect
3 55 (10.36%) Analyst
4 53 (9.98%) Solutions Architect
5 47 (8.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 44 (8.29%) Developer
7 43 (8.10%) Lead Architect
8 37 (6.97%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 32 (6.03%) Project Manager
10 26 (4.90%) Technical Architect
11 22 (4.14%) Consultant
12 20 (3.77%) Quality Manager
13 19 (3.58%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.01%) Senior Manager
15 14 (2.64%) Junior
15 14 (2.64%) Graduate
15 14 (2.64%) Java Architect
15 14 (2.64%) Junior Developer
15 14 (2.64%) Graduate Software Developer
15 14 (2.64%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (22.41%) Middleware
2 84 (15.82%) HTML
3 78 (14.69%) XML
4 57 (10.73%) XSLT
4 57 (10.73%) Rendezvous
4 57 (10.73%) Ultra Messaging
5 36 (6.78%) J2EE
6 30 (5.65%) JMS
7 28 (5.27%) Web Services
7 28 (5.27%) .NET
7 28 (5.27%) Spring
8 27 (5.08%) Java EE
9 20 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
10 17 (3.20%) WSH
11 16 (3.01%) Struts
12 10 (1.88%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.88%) JPA
13 9 (1.69%) jQuery
14 8 (1.51%) JMX
15 7 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.66%) Mainframe
3 42 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 41 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (6.40%) Statistics
6 26 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.95%) PMI
8 20 (3.77%) User Experience
9 18 (3.39%) Clustering
10 14 (2.64%) NHS
11 12 (2.26%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.26%) Visualisation
11 12 (2.26%) Social Media
12 8 (1.51%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.51%) Open Source
12 8 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.32%) CUDA
13 7 (1.32%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 185 (34.84%) Linux
2 179 (33.71%) Windows
3 116 (21.85%) Solaris
4 73 (13.75%) UNIX
5 6 (1.13%) Android
5 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (25.24%) Performance Tuning
3 93 (17.51%) Project Management
4 76 (14.31%) Risk Management
5 60 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 56 (10.55%) PRINCE2
7 47 (8.85%) Scrum
8 43 (8.10%) Six Sigma
9 39 (7.34%) ITIL
10 38 (7.16%) CRM
11 37 (6.97%) Service Delivery
12 33 (6.21%) Process Management
12 33 (6.21%) Analytics
13 28 (5.27%) Project Planning
14 27 (5.08%) Validation
14 27 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
14 27 (5.08%) Data Management
14 27 (5.08%) Change Management
14 27 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
15 26 (4.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 152 (28.63%) SQL
2 126 (23.73%) Java
3 67 (12.62%) JavaScript
4 34 (6.40%) C#
5 29 (5.46%) Python
6 28 (5.27%) C
7 27 (5.08%) C++
8 26 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 19 (3.58%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.45%) Perl
11 10 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.88%) VBA
12 9 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.32%) PHP
15 2 (0.38%) COBOL
16 1 (0.19%) VB
16 1 (0.19%) Ruby
16 1 (0.19%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 98 (18.46%) Degree
2 49 (9.23%) PMI Certification
3 30 (5.65%) PMP
4 9 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.32%) CISA
5 7 (1.32%) CISM
5 7 (1.32%) CISSP
6 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.56%) CCNP
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.38%) MBA
8 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) NCDA
8 2 (0.38%) NCIE
8 2 (0.38%) VCP5
9 1 (0.19%) CISMP
9 1 (0.19%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (8.47%) ISO 14001
3 33 (6.21%) ISO 9001
4 28 (5.27%) SLA
5 22 (4.14%) QA
6 20 (3.77%) ISO 9000
7 6 (1.13%) COBIT
7 6 (1.13%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.38%) Val IT
9 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (20.90%) NFS
1 111 (20.90%) SRDF
2 62 (11.68%) Oracle RAC
3 61 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (9.60%) Hyper-V
5 46 (8.66%) Active Directory
6 31 (5.84%) KVM
6 31 (5.84%) Xen
7 18 (3.39%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.75%) Docker
9 2 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.26%) Puppet
2 8 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.56%) Nagios
5 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 151 (28.44%) Oracle
2 136 (25.61%) Cisco
3 126 (23.73%) EMC
3 126 (23.73%) NetApp
4 110 (20.72%) Intel
5 99 (18.64%) IBM
6 66 (12.43%) Sybase
7 64 (12.05%) VMware
8 61 (11.49%) TIBCO
9 57 (10.73%) DataSynapse
10 54 (10.17%) Microsoft
11 19 (3.58%) HP
12 13 (2.45%) Symantec
12 13 (2.45%) Brocade
13 12 (2.26%) Remedy
13 12 (2.26%) Huawei
14 11 (2.07%) Cognos
15 8 (1.51%) SAP
16 7 (1.32%) Juniper
16 7 (1.32%) Business Objects
Bristol, Somerset
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £42,500 to £47,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tangent International
Salary: bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
IDPP
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £125,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting - Technology Banking (Perm)
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago