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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 622 663 654
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 234 230 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 185 175 159
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
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
83174 89930 81696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.46% 82.01% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68342 73659 67938
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +64 126 £87,500 -2.77% 17
South East -8 43 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +8 14 £29,000 -26.11% 3
South West -3 13 £51,500 -6.36% 2
East of England -7 11 £35,000 -39.13%
West Midlands -14 11 £42,500 -55.26% 2
East Midlands +17 10 £25,000 -31.50%
North West -14 6 £36,203 +8.06% 3
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 201 (39.72%) Finance
2 199 (39.33%) Linux
3 196 (38.74%) Windows
4 172 (33.99%) Oracle
5 167 (33.00%) SQL
6 157 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
7 152 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (27.27%) SAN
9 137 (27.08%) SQL Server
9 137 (27.08%) Solaris
10 136 (26.88%) Java
10 136 (26.88%) Cisco
11 135 (26.68%) NAS
12 134 (26.48%) WAN
13 132 (26.09%) LAN
14 129 (25.49%) EMC
14 129 (25.49%) NetApp
15 128 (25.30%) NFS
15 128 (25.30%) SRDF
15 128 (25.30%) Multicast
15 128 (25.30%) FCoE
15 128 (25.30%) Fibre Channel
16 127 (25.10%) Intel
17 116 (22.92%) Middleware
18 112 (22.13%) Tomcat
19 105 (20.75%) WebSphere
20 103 (20.36%) IBM
21 102 (20.16%) Apache
22 100 (19.76%) HTML
22 100 (19.76%) IIS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 112 (22.13%) Tomcat
2 105 (20.75%) WebSphere
3 102 (20.16%) Apache
4 100 (19.76%) IIS
5 95 (18.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 95 (18.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 20 (3.95%) JBoss
7 16 (3.16%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 7 (1.38%) SAS
11 5 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.59%) Lync
14 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.40%) CMS
15 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.20%) Mule
15 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.37%) MS Office
4 8 (1.58%) SPSS
5 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 71 (14.03%) RMDS
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.20%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.95%) SaaS
2 8 (1.58%) IaaS
2 8 (1.58%) PaaS
3 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.79%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 138 (27.27%) SAN
2 135 (26.68%) NAS
3 134 (26.48%) WAN
4 132 (26.09%) LAN
5 128 (25.30%) Multicast
5 128 (25.30%) FCoE
5 128 (25.30%) Fibre Channel
6 95 (18.77%) HTTP
7 39 (7.71%) iSCSI
8 18 (3.56%) Internet
9 14 (2.77%) Wireless
10 11 (2.17%) Firewall
11 4 (0.79%) AMQP
11 4 (0.79%) DSLAM
11 4 (0.79%) DSL
11 4 (0.79%) VPN
12 3 (0.59%) MPLS
12 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.59%) VLAN
12 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 75 (14.82%) Hadoop
3 73 (14.43%) HBase
4 60 (11.86%) DB2
5 40 (7.91%) Relational Database
6 39 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (6.13%) MySQL
8 25 (4.94%) Big Data
9 23 (4.55%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.75%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.36%) OLTP
12 14 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (2.77%) Oracle OLAP
12 14 (2.77%) OLAP
13 13 (2.57%) Data Mining
14 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.17%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.78%) MS Access
15 9 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (3.95%) JIRA
2 19 (3.75%) Maven
3 18 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.96%) Ant
4 15 (2.96%) JUnit
5 14 (2.77%) Subversion
5 14 (2.77%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.58%) Hudson
6 8 (1.58%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.79%) NeoLoad
8 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.79%) NUnit
8 4 (0.79%) Selenium
8 4 (0.79%) WebLOAD
8 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 201 (39.72%) Finance
2 55 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 54 (10.67%) Banking
4 49 (9.68%) Marketing
5 30 (5.93%) Retail
6 16 (3.16%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Games
8 5 (0.99%) Electronics
8 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.99%) Automotive
8 5 (0.99%) Law
8 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.99%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.79%) Advertising
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (30.24%) Architect
2 123 (24.31%) Infrastructure Architect
3 66 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 61 (12.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 53 (10.47%) Lead Architect
6 48 (9.49%) Developer
6 48 (9.49%) Analyst
7 47 (9.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 26 (5.14%) Technical Architect
9 23 (4.55%) Consultant
10 20 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 19 (3.75%) Software Developer
12 17 (3.36%) Senior Manager
12 17 (3.36%) Administrator
13 16 (3.16%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.16%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.16%) DBA
14 14 (2.77%) Graduate Developer
14 14 (2.77%) Junior Software Developer
14 14 (2.77%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (22.92%) Middleware
2 100 (19.76%) HTML
3 85 (16.80%) XML
4 71 (14.03%) XSLT
4 71 (14.03%) Rendezvous
4 71 (14.03%) Ultra Messaging
5 31 (6.13%) .NET
6 27 (5.34%) J2EE
7 25 (4.94%) JMS
8 22 (4.35%) Web Services
9 19 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
9 19 (3.75%) Spring
10 18 (3.56%) Java EE
10 18 (3.56%) WSH
11 8 (1.58%) JMX
11 8 (1.58%) Struts
11 8 (1.58%) CSS
12 6 (1.19%) JPA
12 6 (1.19%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (11.07%) Mainframe
3 43 (8.50%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 37 (7.31%) Statistics
5 30 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.36%) Social Media
7 15 (2.96%) PMI
7 15 (2.96%) NHS
7 15 (2.96%) User Experience
8 13 (2.57%) Clustering
9 12 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (2.17%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.78%) CUDA
12 8 (1.58%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.38%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.19%) BYOD
14 6 (1.19%) New Media
14 6 (1.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 199 (39.33%) Linux
2 196 (38.74%) Windows
3 137 (27.08%) Solaris
4 72 (14.23%) UNIX
5 8 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.58%) Android
6 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.40%) HPUX
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 152 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (15.81%) Risk Management
4 62 (12.25%) Project Management
5 43 (8.50%) Scrum
6 42 (8.30%) ITIL
7 41 (8.10%) Analytics
8 38 (7.51%) Service Delivery
9 37 (7.31%) PRINCE2
10 36 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (5.53%) CRM
12 28 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.53%) Project Planning
13 27 (5.34%) Change Management
14 25 (4.94%) Six Sigma
14 25 (4.94%) Performance Analysis
15 24 (4.74%) Coaching
16 23 (4.55%) OO
16 23 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (33.00%) SQL
2 136 (26.88%) Java
3 77 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 30 (5.93%) C#
5 29 (5.73%) C++
6 27 (5.34%) Python
6 27 (5.34%) C
7 20 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.57%) Perl
10 12 (2.37%) VBA
11 10 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.58%) PHP
13 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.40%) Scala
14 2 (0.40%) COBOL
15 1 (0.20%) VB
15 1 (0.20%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 80 (15.81%) Degree
2 33 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 18 (3.56%) PMP
4 12 (2.37%) CISA
4 12 (2.37%) CISM
4 12 (2.37%) CISSP
5 9 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) CCNP
6 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.59%) MBA
7 3 (0.59%) CISMP
8 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) CIMA
8 2 (0.40%) ACCA
8 2 (0.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (6.32%) ISO 14001
3 28 (5.53%) ISO 9001
4 20 (3.95%) QA
5 16 (3.16%) SLA
6 13 (2.57%) ISO 9000
7 11 (2.17%) COBIT
8 10 (1.98%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.99%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.40%) Val IT
10 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (25.30%) NFS
1 128 (25.30%) SRDF
2 83 (16.40%) Oracle RAC
3 61 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (11.46%) Hyper-V
5 41 (8.10%) Active Directory
6 39 (7.71%) KVM
6 39 (7.71%) Xen
7 19 (3.75%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (1.38%) Puppet
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.99%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 172 (33.99%) Oracle
2 136 (26.88%) Cisco
3 129 (25.49%) EMC
3 129 (25.49%) NetApp
4 127 (25.10%) Intel
5 103 (20.36%) IBM
6 78 (15.42%) Sybase
7 71 (14.03%) TIBCO
7 71 (14.03%) DataSynapse
8 62 (12.25%) VMware
9 55 (10.87%) Microsoft
10 13 (2.57%) Remedy
11 10 (1.98%) Cognos
12 8 (1.58%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.38%) Facebook
13 7 (1.38%) Twitter
14 6 (1.19%) Business Objects
15 5 (0.99%) Trillium
15 5 (0.99%) HP
15 5 (0.99%) Informatica
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Nego
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £750000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Paul Smith
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125k + Excellent Bonus & Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Churchill Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Central England Co-operative
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48800.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Brighton
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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