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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 593 667 692
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +25
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 267 196 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 178 137 113
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 27 March 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 +100 165 £82,500 +17.85% 10
South East +15 57 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +8 16 £23,000 -64.61% 1
West Midlands -20 10 £42,500 +63.46% 3
East of England -3 6 £45,000 -21.73% 1
South West -29 5 £36,500 +40.38% 5
East Midlands +20 3 £25,000 -34.64%
North West +1 3 £24,906 -28.84% 2
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 217 (41.10%) Finance
2 168 (31.82%) Linux
3 163 (30.87%) Windows
4 143 (27.08%) SQL
5 140 (26.52%) Oracle
6 130 (24.62%) SQL Server
7 123 (23.30%) Cisco
8 122 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (22.73%) Java
10 115 (21.78%) WAN
10 115 (21.78%) Performance Tuning
11 113 (21.40%) SAN
12 111 (21.02%) NetApp
12 111 (21.02%) EMC
12 111 (21.02%) NAS
13 109 (20.64%) LAN
14 108 (20.45%) Middleware
15 106 (20.08%) Degree
16 102 (19.32%) Project Management
16 102 (19.32%) Solaris
17 97 (18.37%) NFS
18 96 (18.18%) Intel
18 96 (18.18%) SRDF
18 96 (18.18%) FCoE
18 96 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
18 96 (18.18%) Multicast
19 90 (17.05%) Tomcat
20 85 (16.10%) Telecoms
21 84 (15.91%) IBM
22 83 (15.72%) WebSphere

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 90 (17.05%) Tomcat
2 83 (15.72%) WebSphere
3 74 (14.02%) IIS
4 71 (13.45%) Apache
5 64 (12.12%) Oracle Coherence
6 63 (11.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 24 (4.55%) JBoss
8 23 (4.36%) WebLogic
9 21 (3.98%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.70%) Mule
11 8 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.33%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.14%) SAS
14 5 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.76%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.76%) JCAPS
15 4 (0.76%) Liferay
16 2 (0.38%) Lync
16 2 (0.38%) CMS
17 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.33%) MS Office
4 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.95%) SPSS
6 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) MS Project
8 1 (0.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 47 (8.90%) RMDS
2 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.19%) Radian6
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.84%) SaaS
2 8 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.33%) PaaS
3 7 (1.33%) IaaS
4 5 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.95%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.95%) Route 53
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (21.78%) WAN
2 113 (21.40%) SAN
3 111 (21.02%) NAS
4 109 (20.64%) LAN
5 96 (18.18%) FCoE
5 96 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
5 96 (18.18%) Multicast
6 67 (12.69%) HTTP
7 24 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 24 (4.55%) Wireless
8 17 (3.22%) Firewall
9 11 (2.08%) Internet
10 6 (1.14%) IPsec
11 5 (0.95%) FTP
11 5 (0.95%) DNS
12 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.76%) VPN
12 4 (0.76%) Intranet
12 4 (0.76%) LDAP
12 4 (0.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.66%) Hadoop
3 48 (9.09%) HBase
4 39 (7.39%) DB2
5 37 (7.01%) MySQL
6 34 (6.44%) Relational Database
7 33 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (5.68%) Big Data
9 24 (4.55%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.46%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.08%) OLTP
12 10 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.89%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.70%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (1.70%) OLAP
14 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.14%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (6.06%) Maven
2 31 (5.87%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.30%) JIRA
4 27 (5.11%) Ant
5 19 (3.60%) JUnit
6 17 (3.22%) Subversion
7 16 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 16 (3.03%) Hudson
8 13 (2.46%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.95%) Selenium
11 4 (0.76%) WebLOAD
11 4 (0.76%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.76%) WebLogic Workshop
11 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.76%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.57%) Emacs
12 3 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 217 (41.10%) Finance
2 85 (16.10%) Telecoms
3 55 (10.42%) Banking
4 45 (8.52%) Marketing
5 30 (5.68%) Retail
6 25 (4.73%) Legal
7 16 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.70%) Advertising
9 8 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.33%) Games
11 5 (0.95%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.95%) Automotive
11 5 (0.95%) Law
11 5 (0.95%) Electronics
12 3 (0.57%) Local Government
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (27.65%) Architect
2 102 (19.32%) Infrastructure Architect
3 63 (11.93%) Analyst
4 46 (8.71%) Solutions Architect
5 39 (7.39%) Developer
5 39 (7.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 37 (7.01%) Project Manager
6 37 (7.01%) Lead Architect
7 31 (5.87%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 21 (3.98%) Technical Architect
9 20 (3.79%) Quality Manager
10 19 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 19 (3.60%) Consultant
11 14 (2.65%) Senior Manager
11 14 (2.65%) Junior
11 14 (2.65%) Graduate
11 14 (2.65%) Java Architect
11 14 (2.65%) Junior Developer
11 14 (2.65%) Graduate Software Developer
11 14 (2.65%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (20.45%) Middleware
2 70 (13.26%) HTML
3 68 (12.88%) XML
4 47 (8.90%) XSLT
4 47 (8.90%) Rendezvous
5 38 (7.20%) J2EE
6 30 (5.68%) Web Services
6 30 (5.68%) JMS
7 28 (5.30%) Spring
8 27 (5.11%) Java EE
9 26 (4.92%) .NET
10 20 (3.79%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (3.03%) Struts
12 15 (2.84%) WSH
13 10 (1.89%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.89%) jQuery
13 10 (1.89%) JPA
14 8 (1.52%) CSS
15 7 (1.33%) JMX
16 6 (1.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.63%) Mainframe
5 29 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 29 (5.49%) Statistics
6 21 (3.98%) PMI
6 21 (3.98%) Clustering
7 20 (3.79%) User Experience
8 13 (2.46%) Visualisation
9 12 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.27%) NHS
10 8 (1.52%) Open Source
10 8 (1.52%) Social Media
11 7 (1.33%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.14%) Blog
12 6 (1.14%) Economics
12 6 (1.14%) PKI
13 5 (0.95%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 168 (31.82%) Linux
2 163 (30.87%) Windows
3 102 (19.32%) Solaris
4 70 (13.26%) UNIX
5 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) HPUX
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (21.78%) Performance Tuning
3 102 (19.32%) Project Management
4 67 (12.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 63 (11.93%) Risk Management
6 59 (11.17%) PRINCE2
7 48 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 46 (8.71%) Scrum
9 43 (8.14%) ITIL
10 38 (7.20%) CRM
11 34 (6.44%) Analytics
12 33 (6.25%) Process Management
13 30 (5.68%) OO
13 30 (5.68%) Performance Analysis
14 29 (5.49%) Risk Assessment
15 28 (5.30%) Validation
16 27 (5.11%) Service Delivery
17 26 (4.92%) Coaching
18 25 (4.73%) Mentoring
18 25 (4.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (27.08%) SQL
2 120 (22.73%) Java
3 59 (11.17%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.63%) C#
5 32 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 27 (5.11%) Python
7 21 (3.98%) C
8 20 (3.79%) C++
9 17 (3.22%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.46%) Perl
11 12 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.33%) VBA
13 7 (1.33%) Ruby
13 7 (1.33%) PHP
14 2 (0.38%) COBOL
15 1 (0.19%) Fortran
15 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (20.08%) Degree
2 50 (9.47%) PMI Certification
3 31 (5.87%) PMP
4 9 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.95%) CISA
5 5 (0.95%) CISM
5 5 (0.95%) CISSP
5 5 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.57%) CCNP
6 3 (0.57%) MBA
7 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.38%) NCDA
7 2 (0.38%) NCIE
7 2 (0.38%) VCP5
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (8.14%) ISO 14001
3 30 (5.68%) ISO 9001
4 29 (5.49%) SLA
5 20 (3.79%) ISO 9000
5 20 (3.79%) QA
6 7 (1.33%) COBIT
7 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.38%) Val IT
9 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (18.37%) NFS
2 96 (18.18%) SRDF
3 57 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (9.66%) Oracle RAC
5 48 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 42 (7.95%) Hyper-V
7 24 (4.55%) KVM
7 24 (4.55%) Xen
8 16 (3.03%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.76%) Docker
10 2 (0.38%) vSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.22%) Puppet
2 7 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.95%) Nagios
4 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) yum
7 1 (0.19%) Ambari
7 1 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 140 (26.52%) Oracle
2 123 (23.30%) Cisco
3 111 (21.02%) EMC
3 111 (21.02%) NetApp
4 96 (18.18%) Intel
5 84 (15.91%) IBM
6 60 (11.36%) VMware
7 59 (11.17%) Sybase
8 52 (9.85%) Microsoft
9 51 (9.66%) TIBCO
10 47 (8.90%) DataSynapse
10 47 (8.90%) 29West
11 19 (3.60%) HP
12 15 (2.84%) SAP
13 13 (2.46%) Symantec
13 13 (2.46%) Huawei
13 13 (2.46%) Brocade
14 10 (1.89%) Remedy
14 10 (1.89%) Cognos
14 10 (1.89%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £62500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24,827- £28779.00 annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Banking Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Saga
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Commission plus others.
Posted: 19 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
WaterJobs - Southern Water
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago