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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 593 692 681
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -11
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 299 170 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 195 122 165
Average salary £60,000 £46,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.34% -1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
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
87519 82414 85838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.06% 81.55% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71255 68412 72904
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,673
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +85 165 £70,000 +33.33% 11
South East +10 61 £60,000 +37.14% 5
East of England -7 24 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire - 21 £35,000 - 7
North West -21 11 £19,000 -61.22% 1
South West -22 10 - - 2
West Midlands -25 7 £18,000 -46.66% 3
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 3
North East -20 1 £35,000 -50.00%
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 212 (32.37%) Finance
2 172 (26.26%) SQL Server
3 167 (25.50%) SQL
4 157 (23.97%) Linux
5 137 (20.92%) Oracle
5 137 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (20.92%) Performance Tuning
6 127 (19.39%) Analytics
7 126 (19.24%) Windows
8 122 (18.63%) Java
9 121 (18.47%) Degree
10 110 (16.79%) LAN
11 108 (16.49%) WAN
12 100 (15.27%) SAN
12 100 (15.27%) Scrum
13 98 (14.96%) Cisco
14 97 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
14 97 (14.81%) Intel
15 86 (13.13%) Project Management
16 85 (12.98%) Big Data
16 85 (12.98%) Hadoop
17 83 (12.67%) Solaris
18 82 (12.52%) Sybase
19 78 (11.91%) E-Commerce
19 78 (11.91%) NAS
20 74 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
21 71 (10.84%) Banking
22 69 (10.53%) Microsoft
23 68 (10.38%) IIS
23 68 (10.38%) QA

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 68 (10.38%) IIS
2 61 (9.31%) Oracle Coherence
3 30 (4.58%) Apache
4 25 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 25 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.98%) Confluence
7 6 (0.92%) SAS
8 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
Applications
1 51 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.68%) MS Office
4 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.61%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.61%) Windchill
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 23 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 22 (3.36%) RMDS
3 13 (1.98%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.76%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (0.61%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.46%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.46%) ProductWriter
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.73%) GitHub
2 10 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.92%) PaaS
4 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.61%) SaaS
5 4 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.46%) IaaS
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.46%) Heroku
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 110 (16.79%) LAN
2 108 (16.49%) WAN
3 100 (15.27%) SAN
4 78 (11.91%) NAS
5 48 (7.33%) Multicast
5 48 (7.33%) FCoE
5 48 (7.33%) Fibre Channel
6 26 (3.97%) Internet
6 26 (3.97%) HTTP
7 19 (2.90%) SMTP
8 17 (2.60%) IMAP
9 16 (2.44%) Wireless
10 15 (2.29%) Firewall
11 13 (1.98%) Wireshark
12 12 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (1.83%) Broadband
13 10 (1.53%) DNS
14 8 (1.22%) DHCP
14 8 (1.22%) TCP/IP
15 7 (1.07%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 85 (12.98%) Big Data
2 85 (12.98%) Hadoop
3 74 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (9.77%) Relational Database
5 61 (9.31%) HBase
6 50 (7.63%) RDBMS
7 47 (7.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 47 (7.18%) NoSQL
7 47 (7.18%) Mahout
7 47 (7.18%) DB2
8 39 (5.95%) HCatalog
8 39 (5.95%) Sqoop
8 39 (5.95%) MarkLogic
8 39 (5.95%) Couchbase
8 39 (5.95%) Riak
8 39 (5.95%) Apache Hive
8 39 (5.95%) MongoDB
8 39 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (3.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (5.50%) Selenium
2 35 (5.34%) Cucumber
3 31 (4.73%) WATIR
3 31 (4.73%) WebDriver
4 28 (4.27%) Git (software)
5 22 (3.36%) Subversion
6 21 (3.21%) WebLOAD
7 19 (2.90%) JIRA
8 17 (2.60%) AQtime
9 16 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.44%) Emacs
10 12 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (1.83%) Moq
10 12 (1.83%) NCrunch
10 12 (1.83%) ReSharper
10 12 (1.83%) NUnit
11 11 (1.68%) Ant
12 10 (1.53%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 212 (32.37%) Finance
2 71 (10.84%) Banking
3 66 (10.08%) Retail
4 62 (9.47%) Marketing
5 53 (8.09%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.89%) Back Office
7 30 (4.58%) German Language
8 22 (3.36%) Legal
9 15 (2.29%) Automotive
10 12 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.22%) Advertising
11 8 (1.22%) Games
12 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.61%) Law
14 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Front Office
16 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (16.18%) Architect
2 71 (10.84%) Analyst
3 59 (9.01%) Infrastructure Architect
4 50 (7.63%) Developer
5 39 (5.95%) Data Architect
5 39 (5.95%) Big Data Architect
6 33 (5.04%) QA Engineer
7 30 (4.58%) Product Manager
8 27 (4.12%) Administrator
9 26 (3.97%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.66%) Consultant
12 22 (3.36%) Lead Architect
12 22 (3.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.36%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.21%) Project Manager
13 21 (3.21%) Software Developer
14 20 (3.05%) Quality Engineer
15 17 (2.60%) Test Engineer
16 15 (2.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.94%) .NET
2 45 (6.87%) HTML
3 42 (6.41%) Middleware
4 33 (5.04%) Web Services
5 31 (4.73%) Gherkin
6 30 (4.58%) XML
7 25 (3.82%) Rendezvous
8 22 (3.36%) XSLT
9 17 (2.60%) MAPI
9 17 (2.60%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.14%) CSS
11 13 (1.98%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.98%) jQuery
11 13 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (1.83%) Spring.NET
12 12 (1.83%) Castle Windsor
12 12 (1.83%) StructureMap
12 12 (1.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (1.83%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.16%) Visualisation
1 60 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.55%) Management Information System
2 56 (8.55%) Open Source
3 53 (8.09%) User Experience
4 40 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (5.80%) Statistics
6 37 (5.65%) Blog
7 35 (5.34%) Computer Science
8 31 (4.73%) Mobile App
9 30 (4.58%) Mathematics
10 28 (4.27%) Data Integration
11 22 (3.36%) Physics
11 22 (3.36%) Algorithms
12 19 (2.90%) Clustering
13 18 (2.75%) Taxonomies
14 17 (2.60%) Social Media
15 15 (2.29%) Economics
16 8 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
16 8 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 157 (23.97%) Linux
2 126 (19.24%) Windows
3 83 (12.67%) Solaris
4 40 (6.11%) UNIX
5 4 (0.61%) AIX
6 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) Android
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) zOS
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
1 137 (20.92%) Performance Tuning
2 127 (19.39%) Analytics
3 100 (15.27%) Scrum
4 97 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (13.13%) Project Management
6 78 (11.91%) E-Commerce
7 68 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 65 (9.92%) ITIL
9 55 (8.40%) Mentoring
10 53 (8.09%) Six Sigma
11 47 (7.18%) MapReduce
12 44 (6.72%) PRINCE2
13 43 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (6.26%) Business Development
14 41 (6.26%) Product Management
15 40 (6.11%) Coaching
15 40 (6.11%) OO
15 40 (6.11%) CRM
15 40 (6.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.50%) SQL
2 122 (18.63%) Java
3 67 (10.23%) C#
4 63 (9.62%) Ruby
5 47 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 44 (6.72%) Python
7 43 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 35 (5.34%) C++
9 30 (4.58%) Perl
10 23 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.44%) C
12 13 (1.98%) Korn
12 13 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.68%) Groovy
15 9 (1.37%) R
15 9 (1.37%) Scala
16 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.92%) PowerHouse
17 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (18.47%) Degree
2 40 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.97%) PMI Certification
5 18 (2.75%) PMP
6 9 (1.37%) CISSP
6 9 (1.37%) PhD
6 9 (1.37%) CISA
6 9 (1.37%) MBA
7 8 (1.22%) CISM
7 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.76%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.76%) SCSA
8 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.61%) HNC
10 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.46%) NVQ Level 4
11 2 (0.31%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (10.38%) QA
2 38 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (4.89%) SLA
4 19 (2.90%) ISO 14001
5 18 (2.75%) COBIT
6 12 (1.83%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (9.31%) Oracle RAC
1 61 (9.31%) NFS
2 48 (7.33%) SRDF
3 39 (5.95%) Apache Flume
3 39 (5.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 37 (5.65%) Active Directory
4 37 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (5.65%) HDFS
5 18 (2.75%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.68%) Docker
7 8 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (1.22%) Veritas File System
8 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (5.95%) Oozie
1 39 (5.95%) Ambari
2 37 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.12%) Puppet
4 14 (2.14%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.68%) Ansible
5 11 (1.68%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.92%) PureDisk
7 6 (0.92%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.31%) SCSM
10 2 (0.31%) YUM
10 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.31%) SCCM
10 2 (0.31%) SCOM
10 2 (0.31%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 137 (20.92%) Oracle
2 98 (14.96%) Cisco
3 97 (14.81%) Intel
4 82 (12.52%) Sybase
5 69 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 50 (7.63%) NetApp
7 48 (7.33%) EMC
8 47 (7.18%) Teradata
8 47 (7.18%) Netezza
9 45 (6.87%) Hortonworks
9 45 (6.87%) MapR
10 37 (5.65%) VMware
11 33 (5.04%) IBM
12 25 (3.82%) TIBCO
12 25 (3.82%) 29West
13 23 (3.51%) Google
14 22 (3.36%) SAP
14 22 (3.36%) DataSynapse
15 14 (2.14%) RedPrairie
16 13 (1.98%) Citrix
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £110000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Car Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Care scheme, Good Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 to £90000 per annum - + OTE £20 000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Morrisons
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus Scheme + Pension + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago