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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 611 660 685
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +25
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 262 205 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 173 146 160
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,605 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £88,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.84%
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
85300 82408 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.36% 81.93% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70869 66754 73764
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 £75,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +36 135 £70,000 +21.73% 10
South East -23 53 £60,000 +41.17% 4
North West -2 23 £77,500 +115.27% 1
East of England -2 20 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -9 15 £40,000 +70.21% 1
West Midlands -16 5 £32,500 -13.33%
South West -22 5 £58,750 +102.58% 1
North East -14 2 £37,125 -46.96% 1
East Midlands +15 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 221 (35.59%) Finance
2 140 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 132 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (20.93%) Linux
5 125 (20.13%) SQL
5 125 (20.13%) Windows
6 120 (19.32%) Degree
7 117 (18.84%) Project Management
8 108 (17.39%) Oracle
9 107 (17.23%) Java
10 92 (14.81%) WAN
10 92 (14.81%) SAN
10 92 (14.81%) Scrum
10 92 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
11 91 (14.65%) Cisco
12 90 (14.49%) LAN
13 89 (14.33%) Analytics
14 84 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 78 (12.56%) NAS
16 77 (12.40%) Solaris
16 77 (12.40%) Telecoms
17 74 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (11.43%) ITIL
18 71 (11.43%) Intel
19 70 (11.27%) Middleware
19 70 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
20 67 (10.79%) EMC
20 67 (10.79%) NetApp
21 65 (10.47%) NFS
22 64 (10.31%) PRINCE2

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (9.82%) IIS
2 39 (6.28%) Oracle Coherence
3 38 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.64%) WebSphere
5 27 (4.35%) Apache
6 22 (3.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 21 (3.38%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.77%) JBoss
10 9 (1.45%) Confluence
10 9 (1.45%) Mule
11 6 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.64%) SAS
12 4 (0.64%) JCAPS
12 4 (0.64%) Liferay
12 4 (0.64%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 54 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.45%) MS Office
4 4 (0.64%) MS Project
4 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.64%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.48%) Windchill
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.22%) RMDS
2 12 (1.93%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.29%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.81%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.48%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.48%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.16%) Radian6
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.51%) GitHub
2 15 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.29%) SaaS
4 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.81%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.81%) Route 53
5 3 (0.48%) PaaS
5 3 (0.48%) Heroku
5 3 (0.48%) IaaS
5 3 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 92 (14.81%) WAN
1 92 (14.81%) SAN
2 90 (14.49%) LAN
3 78 (12.56%) NAS
4 52 (8.37%) Multicast
4 52 (8.37%) FCoE
4 52 (8.37%) Fibre Channel
5 26 (4.19%) HTTP
6 22 (3.54%) Internet
6 22 (3.54%) Firewall
6 22 (3.54%) Wireless
7 12 (1.93%) DNS
7 12 (1.93%) Broadband
8 11 (1.77%) SMTP
9 7 (1.13%) DHCP
9 7 (1.13%) IMAP
10 6 (0.97%) 4G
10 6 (0.97%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.97%) 3G
10 6 (0.97%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 59 (9.50%) Big Data
4 55 (8.86%) RDBMS
5 48 (7.73%) Hadoop
6 37 (5.96%) HBase
6 37 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (4.19%) MySQL
7 26 (4.19%) NoSQL
8 25 (4.03%) DB2
9 19 (3.06%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.90%) Oracle Exadata
11 17 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.74%) Riak
11 17 (2.74%) Mahout
11 17 (2.74%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.74%) HCatalog
11 17 (2.74%) MarkLogic
11 17 (2.74%) Couchbase
11 17 (2.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (5.64%) Selenium
2 34 (5.48%) Cucumber
3 28 (4.51%) WATIR
3 28 (4.51%) WebDriver
4 26 (4.19%) JIRA
5 25 (4.03%) Subversion
6 23 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 23 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.54%) Maven
8 21 (3.38%) Ant
9 18 (2.90%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.42%) JUnit
11 13 (2.09%) WebLOAD
12 11 (1.77%) ClearCase
12 11 (1.77%) Emacs
13 10 (1.61%) Hudson
14 9 (1.45%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.45%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.45%) NeoLoad
14 9 (1.45%) NCrunch
General
1 221 (35.59%) Finance
2 77 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 60 (9.66%) Marketing
4 59 (9.50%) Banking
5 48 (7.73%) Retail
6 27 (4.35%) Legal
7 22 (3.54%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.93%) Back Office
9 10 (1.61%) German Language
10 9 (1.45%) Advertising
11 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.97%) Automotive
13 5 (0.81%) Law
13 5 (0.81%) Games
14 4 (0.64%) Publishing
15 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.48%) Electronics
16 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (17.71%) Architect
2 69 (11.11%) Analyst
3 67 (10.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 49 (7.89%) Developer
5 35 (5.64%) Project Manager
6 33 (5.31%) QA Engineer
7 28 (4.51%) Product Manager
8 26 (4.19%) Business Analyst
9 24 (3.86%) Consultant
10 23 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 23 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
11 22 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (2.90%) Data Architect
13 17 (2.74%) Lead Architect
13 17 (2.74%) Big Data Architect
14 16 (2.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.58%) Senior Manager
15 15 (2.42%) Security Architect
15 15 (2.42%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.09%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.27%) Middleware
2 43 (6.92%) HTML
3 37 (5.96%) .NET
3 37 (5.96%) Web Services
4 34 (5.48%) XML
5 28 (4.51%) Gherkin
6 20 (3.22%) XSLT
6 20 (3.22%) Rendezvous
7 18 (2.90%) JMS
7 18 (2.90%) J2EE
8 16 (2.58%) jQuery
9 14 (2.25%) Spring
10 13 (2.09%) Java EE
11 12 (1.93%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.93%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.93%) CSS
11 12 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.61%) Struts
13 9 (1.45%) MSMQ
13 9 (1.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.18%) Open Source
3 49 (7.89%) User Experience
4 38 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 38 (6.12%) Blog
5 37 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 32 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 32 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (4.19%) Mobile App
7 26 (4.19%) Clustering
8 24 (3.86%) Statistics
9 23 (3.70%) Data Integration
10 18 (2.90%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.74%) Algorithms
12 15 (2.42%) PMI
13 12 (1.93%) Social Media
14 11 (1.77%) Physics
15 9 (1.45%) Economics
16 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 130 (20.93%) Linux
2 125 (20.13%) Windows
3 77 (12.40%) Solaris
4 42 (6.76%) UNIX
5 3 (0.48%) AIX
5 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.32%) Android
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (18.84%) Project Management
3 92 (14.81%) Scrum
3 92 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 89 (14.33%) Analytics
5 84 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 74 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (11.43%) ITIL
8 64 (10.31%) PRINCE2
9 59 (9.50%) E-Commerce
10 52 (8.37%) Six Sigma
11 51 (8.21%) Mentoring
12 40 (6.44%) ERP
13 38 (6.12%) CRM
14 35 (5.64%) Product Management
14 35 (5.64%) Coaching
15 34 (5.48%) Test Scripting
15 34 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (5.48%) Software Engineering
16 32 (5.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (20.13%) SQL
2 107 (17.23%) Java
3 55 (8.86%) Ruby
4 54 (8.70%) C#
5 44 (7.09%) Bash Shell
6 41 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 41 (6.60%) Python
7 26 (4.19%) C++
8 25 (4.03%) Perl
9 18 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.58%) C
11 13 (2.09%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.09%) Korn
12 11 (1.77%) Groovy
12 11 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.97%) Scala
13 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.48%) PHP
15 2 (0.32%) VBA
15 2 (0.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 120 (19.32%) Degree
2 42 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 29 (4.67%) PMP
4 23 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.61%) MBA
7 8 (1.29%) CISA
7 8 (1.29%) CISM
7 8 (1.29%) CISSP
8 7 (1.13%) PhD
8 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.48%) HNC
11 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.32%) NCDA
11 2 (0.32%) NCIE
11 2 (0.32%) VCP5
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.82%) QA
2 42 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (6.12%) SLA
4 29 (4.67%) ISO 14001
5 17 (2.74%) COBIT
6 12 (1.93%) PCI DSS
7 11 (1.77%) ISO 9001
8 10 (1.61%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) Val IT
System Software
1 65 (10.47%) NFS
2 52 (8.37%) SRDF
3 42 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (6.44%) Active Directory
5 39 (6.28%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (2.74%) Apache Flume
7 15 (2.42%) HDFS
8 12 (1.93%) Docker
9 11 (1.77%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.29%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.64%) KVM
12 3 (0.48%) Xen
12 3 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.48%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.32%) vSphere
14 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.70%) Puppet
2 22 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.74%) Ambari
3 17 (2.74%) Oozie
4 11 (1.77%) Ansible
4 11 (1.77%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.81%) Nagios
6 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.32%) SCCM
7 2 (0.32%) SCOM
7 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.32%) yum
7 2 (0.32%) PureDisk
7 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.32%) SCSM
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 108 (17.39%) Oracle
2 91 (14.65%) Cisco
3 71 (11.43%) Intel
4 67 (10.79%) NetApp
4 67 (10.79%) EMC
5 57 (9.18%) Microsoft
6 53 (8.53%) Sybase
7 45 (7.25%) VMware
8 39 (6.28%) IBM
9 24 (3.86%) HP
9 24 (3.86%) TIBCO
10 22 (3.54%) SAP
11 20 (3.22%) DataSynapse
11 20 (3.22%) 29West
12 18 (2.90%) Netezza
12 18 (2.90%) Citrix
13 17 (2.74%) Teradata
14 15 (2.42%) Huawei
14 15 (2.42%) Hortonworks
14 15 (2.42%) MapR
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