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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 700 539 693
Rank change year-on-year
-161 +154
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 185 389 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.44% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 116 235 127
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £99,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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
86980 88764 81227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.85% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72449 71450 67160
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 -90 86 £87,500 +25.00% 13
North West +37 45 £55,000 +50.68% 2
South East -63 28 £51,250 -29.31% 4
Yorkshire +1 13 £52,500 +75.00% 5
West Midlands -25 5 £42,500 -55.26% 2
South West -34 4 £55,000 +30.17% 1
Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
East of England -42 1 £51,000 -21.53%
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 204 (49.16%) Finance
2 173 (41.69%) Linux
3 158 (38.07%) Windows
4 156 (37.59%) Oracle
5 143 (34.46%) SQL
6 136 (32.77%) Performance Tuning
7 127 (30.60%) Solaris
8 125 (30.12%) SAN
9 119 (28.67%) LAN
10 118 (28.43%) WAN
10 118 (28.43%) Cisco
10 118 (28.43%) NetApp
10 118 (28.43%) NAS
11 116 (27.95%) SRDF
11 116 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
11 116 (27.95%) EMC
11 116 (27.95%) NFS
11 116 (27.95%) Multicast
11 116 (27.95%) FCoE
11 116 (27.95%) Fibre Channel
12 115 (27.71%) Intel
13 104 (25.06%) HTML
14 99 (23.86%) Apache
14 99 (23.86%) HTTP
15 97 (23.37%) Java
16 96 (23.13%) IBM
17 95 (22.89%) IIS
18 94 (22.65%) Tomcat
18 94 (22.65%) Middleware
19 93 (22.41%) WebSphere

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 99 (23.86%) Apache
2 95 (22.89%) IIS
3 94 (22.65%) Tomcat
4 93 (22.41%) WebSphere
5 89 (21.45%) Oracle Coherence
5 89 (21.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 33 (7.95%) SAS
7 8 (1.93%) JBoss
8 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.69%) CMS
9 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.48%) Lync
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (11.08%) MS Office
2 44 (10.60%) MS Excel
3 30 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (6.51%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.45%) SPSS
6 2 (0.48%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 68 (16.39%) RMDS
2 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.20%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.54%) SaaS
2 8 (1.93%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.48%) Route 53
5 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 125 (30.12%) SAN
2 119 (28.67%) LAN
3 118 (28.43%) WAN
3 118 (28.43%) NAS
4 116 (27.95%) FCoE
4 116 (27.95%) Fibre Channel
4 116 (27.95%) Multicast
5 99 (23.86%) HTTP
6 48 (11.57%) iSCSI
7 11 (2.65%) Internet
8 9 (2.17%) Firewall
8 9 (2.17%) Wireless
9 3 (0.72%) 3G
9 3 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.48%) DSLAM
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.48%) VLAN
10 2 (0.48%) 4G
10 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 76 (18.31%) Hadoop
3 72 (17.35%) HBase
4 61 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (10.12%) DB2
6 40 (9.64%) Data Mining
7 38 (9.16%) Relational Database
8 23 (5.54%) Oracle Database
9 22 (5.30%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.61%) OLTP
10 15 (3.61%) MySQL
11 12 (2.89%) Big Data
12 8 (1.93%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (1.93%) MS Access
12 8 (1.93%) OLAP
13 7 (1.69%) VLDB
13 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) JUnit
1 4 (0.96%) NUnit
2 3 (0.72%) SilkTest
2 3 (0.72%) Selenium
2 3 (0.72%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.72%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.48%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) JMeter
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.24%) eggPlant
General
1 204 (49.16%) Finance
2 62 (14.94%) Marketing
3 39 (9.40%) Banking
4 30 (7.23%) Retail
5 24 (5.78%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.17%) Legal
7 7 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.96%) Publishing
9 4 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (30.84%) Architect
2 112 (26.99%) Infrastructure Architect
3 73 (17.59%) Solutions Architect
4 68 (16.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 62 (14.94%) Analyst
6 49 (11.81%) Lead Architect
7 44 (10.60%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 29 (6.99%) Technical Architect
8 29 (6.99%) Administrator
9 28 (6.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 28 (6.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 27 (6.51%) Developer
11 26 (6.27%) DBA
12 19 (4.58%) Consultant
13 15 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (3.37%) Senior Manager
15 12 (2.89%) Security Manager
16 9 (2.17%) Project Manager
16 9 (2.17%) Business Analyst
16 9 (2.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (25.06%) HTML
2 94 (22.65%) Middleware
3 76 (18.31%) XML
4 68 (16.39%) XSLT
4 68 (16.39%) Rendezvous
4 68 (16.39%) Ultra Messaging
5 15 (3.61%) .NET
6 10 (2.41%) CSS
7 8 (1.93%) WSH
8 6 (1.45%) Web Services
9 5 (1.20%) jQuery
9 5 (1.20%) SOAP
10 4 (0.96%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.72%) JSON
11 3 (0.72%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.72%) Spring
11 3 (0.72%) Ajax
11 3 (0.72%) XBRL
11 3 (0.72%) J2EE
12 2 (0.48%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.88%) Mainframe
3 32 (7.71%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.75%) Credit Risk
4 28 (6.75%) Data Centre
5 26 (6.27%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.82%) Statistics
7 17 (4.10%) Social Media
8 15 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (3.13%) Replication
10 12 (2.89%) PMI
10 12 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (2.65%) User Experience
12 10 (2.41%) NHS
13 9 (2.17%) CUDA
14 8 (1.93%) FMCG
15 7 (1.69%) Data Integration
15 7 (1.69%) Smartphone
16 6 (1.45%) Clustering
16 6 (1.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 173 (41.69%) Linux
2 158 (38.07%) Windows
3 127 (30.60%) Solaris
4 42 (10.12%) UNIX
5 10 (2.41%) Android
5 10 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.72%) AIX
7 3 (0.72%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (32.77%) Performance Tuning
2 116 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (17.83%) Analytics
4 63 (15.18%) Risk Management
5 51 (12.29%) Project Management
6 46 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (9.64%) ITIL
8 36 (8.67%) Business Development
9 33 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (7.71%) Service Delivery
11 30 (7.23%) Business Analytics
12 27 (6.51%) Statistical Analysis
12 27 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (6.27%) Predictive Modelling
13 26 (6.27%) ETL
14 24 (5.78%) Change Management
14 24 (5.78%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (5.30%) PRINCE2
15 22 (5.30%) Information Security
16 21 (5.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 143 (34.46%) SQL
2 97 (23.37%) Java
3 85 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.75%) Python
5 26 (6.27%) C
6 23 (5.54%) C++
7 13 (3.13%) PHP
8 11 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.17%) C#
10 8 (1.93%) VBA
11 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.72%) Perl
12 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.48%) Scala
13 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.24%) AWK
14 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (19.28%) Degree
2 22 (5.30%) PMI Certification
3 17 (4.10%) CISA
3 17 (4.10%) CISM
3 17 (4.10%) CISSP
4 10 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (2.41%) PMP
5 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.45%) CISMP
7 4 (0.96%) ISEB
8 3 (0.72%) CIMA
8 3 (0.72%) ACCA
8 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.48%) NCDA
9 2 (0.48%) NCIE
9 2 (0.48%) VCP5
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.48%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.82%) QA
3 19 (4.58%) ISO 14001
4 16 (3.86%) ISO 9001
5 14 (3.37%) PCI DSS
6 9 (2.17%) COBIT
6 9 (2.17%) SLA
7 7 (1.69%) ISO 9000
8 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (27.95%) NFS
1 116 (27.95%) SRDF
2 77 (18.55%) Oracle RAC
3 60 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (13.73%) Hyper-V
5 48 (11.57%) Xen
5 48 (11.57%) KVM
6 20 (4.82%) Active Directory
7 9 (2.17%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.96%) Docker
9 2 (0.48%) vSphere
9 2 (0.48%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.48%) Puppet
4 2 (0.48%) Oozie
4 2 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 156 (37.59%) Oracle
2 118 (28.43%) Cisco
2 118 (28.43%) NetApp
3 116 (27.95%) EMC
4 115 (27.71%) Intel
5 96 (23.13%) IBM
6 68 (16.39%) Sybase
6 68 (16.39%) TIBCO
6 68 (16.39%) DataSynapse
7 64 (15.42%) Microsoft
8 61 (14.70%) VMware
9 15 (3.61%) SAP
10 9 (2.17%) Google
10 9 (2.17%) Remedy
11 8 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.93%) Sun
12 7 (1.69%) Veritas
12 7 (1.69%) Tableau
13 6 (1.45%) Facebook
13 6 (1.45%) Twitter
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30267 - £35313 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
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London
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