The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 760 738 628
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -110
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 143 216 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 105 157 239
Median salary £45,000 £70,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £98,750 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -43.75%
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
80538 89659 92924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.83% 87.13% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68120 74136 75624
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in England

Benchmarking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 87 £50,000 -42.85% 11
North West +2 21 £35,000 -36.36% 2
South East +17 14 £45,000 - 1
East of England +28 7 £38,750 +10.71% 6
South West +17 5 £52,133 +8.04%
Yorkshire +26 3 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands +15 3 £36,000 +44.00% 1
West Midlands -11 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
North East - 1 £28,000 -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 94 (31.86%) Finance
2 92 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (28.14%) Linux
4 81 (27.46%) Degree
5 74 (25.08%) SQL
6 65 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 63 (21.36%) Performance Tuning
8 56 (18.98%) Project Management
9 54 (18.31%) Java
9 54 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (17.97%) MS Excel
11 52 (17.63%) VMware
12 50 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (16.61%) Tomcat
14 48 (16.27%) Windows
15 44 (14.92%) Apache
15 44 (14.92%) QA
16 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 40 (13.56%) Python
17 40 (13.56%) Unix
18 38 (12.88%) SAN
18 38 (12.88%) Jenkins
19 36 (12.20%) Scrum
19 36 (12.20%) Oracle
19 36 (12.20%) NAS
19 36 (12.20%) Bash Shell
20 35 (11.86%) Banking
21 33 (11.19%) Performance Testing
21 33 (11.19%) Analytics
22 32 (10.85%) IIS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (16.61%) Tomcat
2 44 (14.92%) Apache
3 32 (10.85%) IIS
4 24 (8.14%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.42%) WebSphere
6 15 (5.08%) Oracle Coherence
6 15 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (2.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.03%) DNN
10 5 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.36%) GemFire
11 4 (1.36%) SAS
12 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.34%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) JBoss
13 1 (0.34%) Mule
13 1 (0.34%) nginx
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.75%) MS Office
3 11 (3.73%) Photoshop
4 9 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.02%) SPSS
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.68%) InDesign
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.02%) RMDS
3 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.80%) SoftLayer
2 19 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.39%) PaaS
4 8 (2.71%) GitHub
4 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.02%) IaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Route 53
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.88%) SAN
2 36 (12.20%) NAS
3 25 (8.47%) FCoE
3 25 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
3 25 (8.47%) LAN
3 25 (8.47%) Multicast
3 25 (8.47%) WAN
4 21 (7.12%) HTTP
5 13 (4.41%) iSCSI
6 12 (4.07%) Wireshark
7 11 (3.73%) IMAP
7 11 (3.73%) SMTP
8 10 (3.39%) DNS
9 6 (2.03%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.69%) DHCP
10 5 (1.69%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.69%) SNMP
11 4 (1.36%) AMQP
11 4 (1.36%) Internet
12 2 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.78%) OLTP
3 18 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.75%) OLAP
5 13 (4.41%) Data Mining
5 13 (4.41%) DB2
5 13 (4.41%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (3.05%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.05%) HBase
7 7 (2.37%) Big Data
8 6 (2.03%) MySQL
9 4 (1.36%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.68%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.34%) Redis
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (12.88%) Jenkins
2 31 (10.51%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.76%) Selenium
4 12 (4.07%) AQtime
4 12 (4.07%) WebLOAD
5 11 (3.73%) JUnit
6 9 (3.05%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.05%) HP UFT
6 9 (3.05%) Rational Functional Tester
6 9 (3.05%) SilkTest
7 8 (2.71%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.71%) Gradle
8 7 (2.37%) JIRA
9 6 (2.03%) Axure RP
9 6 (2.03%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.69%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.69%) JMeter
10 5 (1.69%) RSpec
11 4 (1.36%) Subversion
11 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (31.86%) Finance
2 35 (11.86%) Banking
3 24 (8.14%) Retail
4 22 (7.46%) Marketing
5 17 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.41%) Publishing
7 12 (4.07%) Legal
8 7 (2.37%) Back Office
9 6 (2.03%) French Language
9 6 (2.03%) Front Office
10 4 (1.36%) Automotive
10 4 (1.36%) Billing
10 4 (1.36%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.36%) German Language
10 4 (1.36%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.36%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.02%) Advertising
12 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (12.88%) Architect
2 32 (10.85%) Developer
3 26 (8.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 25 (8.47%) Analyst
5 21 (7.12%) Tester
6 19 (6.44%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (5.42%) Android Developer
7 16 (5.42%) Software Tester
7 16 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.41%) Lead Architect
8 13 (4.41%) Performance Tester
9 12 (4.07%) Administrator
9 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (4.07%) QA Tester
10 11 (3.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.39%) IT Architect
11 10 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.51%) Middleware
2 29 (9.83%) HTML
3 27 (9.15%) .NET
4 25 (8.47%) LAMP
5 24 (8.14%) J2EE
6 22 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (7.12%) RESTful
8 16 (5.42%) Android SDK
9 15 (5.08%) Web Services
10 13 (4.41%) CSS
11 12 (4.07%) REST
12 11 (3.73%) MAPI
13 9 (3.05%) HTML5
13 9 (3.05%) JSON
13 9 (3.05%) Spring
13 9 (3.05%) XML
14 8 (2.71%) CSS3
14 8 (2.71%) jQuery
14 8 (2.71%) SOAP
14 8 (2.71%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.14%) User Experience
3 23 (7.80%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.46%) Social Media
5 17 (5.76%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.76%) Mathematics
6 15 (5.08%) Fintech
7 14 (4.75%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.75%) Mobile App
8 12 (4.07%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.39%) Statistics
10 7 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.37%) Physics
11 6 (2.03%) Copywriting
11 6 (2.03%) CUDA
11 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.03%) Neural Network
12 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.69%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.14%) Linux
2 48 (16.27%) Windows
3 40 (13.56%) Unix
4 28 (9.49%) Solaris
5 27 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (6.78%) Android
7 17 (5.76%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.39%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.37%) Debian
10 5 (1.69%) CentOS
10 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.68%) VMS
12 1 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.36%) Performance Tuning
3 56 (18.98%) Project Management
4 36 (12.20%) Scrum
5 33 (11.19%) Analytics
5 33 (11.19%) Performance Testing
6 30 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.15%) Configuration Management
8 27 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (9.15%) ITIL
9 24 (8.14%) Open Source
9 24 (8.14%) Service Delivery
9 24 (8.14%) TDD
10 23 (7.80%) Risk Management
11 21 (7.12%) DevOps
11 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.12%) Unit Testing
12 20 (6.78%) Automated Testing
12 20 (6.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (25.08%) SQL
2 54 (18.31%) Java
3 40 (13.56%) Python
4 36 (12.20%) Bash Shell
5 25 (8.47%) Korn
5 25 (8.47%) Perl
6 23 (7.80%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.12%) PHP
8 20 (6.78%) C#
8 20 (6.78%) C++
9 9 (3.05%) C
9 9 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.03%) Apple Swift
11 6 (2.03%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.69%) Ruby
12 5 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.36%) Erlang
13 4 (1.36%) R
13 4 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (27.46%) Degree
2 7 (2.37%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.03%) ISEB
3 6 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.03%) MBA
3 6 (2.03%) PMP
3 6 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.69%) CISA
4 5 (1.69%) CISM
4 5 (1.69%) CISSP
4 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.69%) RHCE
4 5 (1.69%) RHCT
5 4 (1.36%) CCNA
5 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.68%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.92%) QA
2 16 (5.42%) SLA
3 9 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.03%) ISO 14001
4 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.69%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.47%) NFS
2 25 (8.47%) SRDF
3 24 (8.14%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (4.75%) Hyper-V
6 13 (4.41%) KVM
6 13 (4.41%) Xen
7 11 (3.73%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.36%) HDFS
10 1 (0.34%) Docker
10 1 (0.34%) Firmware
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (10.51%) Puppet
2 25 (8.47%) HAProxy
3 23 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.07%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.36%) Ansible
6 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.02%) logstash
6 3 (1.02%) Nagios
6 3 (1.02%) OpenView
6 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 65 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.63%) VMware
3 36 (12.20%) Oracle
4 29 (9.83%) NetApp
4 29 (9.83%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.81%) Cisco
5 26 (8.81%) EMC
5 26 (8.81%) Intel
6 25 (8.47%) HP
7 21 (7.12%) IBM
8 12 (4.07%) Facebook
8 12 (4.07%) Rackspace
8 12 (4.07%) Twitter
9 11 (3.73%) SAP
10 10 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.71%) Adobe
11 8 (2.71%) Google
12 6 (2.03%) Apple
12 6 (2.03%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 6 (2.03%) Remedy
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75 - £80 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago