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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 651 609 686
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +77
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 237 302 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 191 209 151
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +73.33%
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
86935 92744 83185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.38% 82.73% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71876 75732 69236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +20 117 £87,500 -7.89% 7
South East -38 32 £48,750 -18.75% 2
North West +8 28 £55,000 +60.58% 6
Yorkshire -4 15 £35,000 +4.47% 2
South West -6 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands - 10 £25,000 -
East of England -24 9 £35,000 -63.15% 1
West Midlands -34 9 £42,500 -55.26%
Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 233 (46.79%) Finance
2 205 (41.16%) Linux
3 199 (39.96%) Windows
4 182 (36.55%) Oracle
5 172 (34.54%) SQL
6 166 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 148 (29.72%) Solaris
8 147 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
9 146 (29.32%) SAN
10 142 (28.51%) NAS
11 140 (28.11%) Cisco
12 139 (27.91%) LAN
12 139 (27.91%) WAN
13 138 (27.71%) NetApp
14 136 (27.31%) EMC
14 136 (27.31%) NFS
14 136 (27.31%) SRDF
14 136 (27.31%) Multicast
14 136 (27.31%) FCoE
14 136 (27.31%) Fibre Channel
15 135 (27.11%) Intel
16 131 (26.31%) Java
17 130 (26.10%) SQL Server
18 122 (24.50%) Tomcat
18 122 (24.50%) Middleware
19 115 (23.09%) Apache
19 115 (23.09%) WebSphere
20 114 (22.89%) IBM
21 113 (22.69%) HTTP
22 112 (22.49%) IIS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 122 (24.50%) Tomcat
2 115 (23.09%) Apache
2 115 (23.09%) WebSphere
3 112 (22.49%) IIS
4 107 (21.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 107 (21.49%) Oracle Coherence
5 23 (4.62%) SAS
6 18 (3.61%) JBoss
7 14 (2.81%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.60%) CMS
10 3 (0.60%) Lync
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.02%) MS Office
2 30 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.81%) SPSS
5 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 81 (16.27%) RMDS
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.82%) SaaS
2 8 (1.61%) PaaS
2 8 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.61%) IaaS
3 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 146 (29.32%) SAN
2 142 (28.51%) NAS
3 139 (27.91%) LAN
3 139 (27.91%) WAN
4 136 (27.31%) FCoE
4 136 (27.31%) Fibre Channel
4 136 (27.31%) Multicast
5 113 (22.69%) HTTP
6 47 (9.44%) iSCSI
7 13 (2.61%) Internet
8 10 (2.01%) Wireless
9 8 (1.61%) Firewall
10 4 (0.80%) DSLAM
10 4 (0.80%) VPN
11 3 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.60%) VLAN
11 3 (0.60%) MPLS
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.40%) AMQP
12 2 (0.40%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 85 (17.07%) Hadoop
3 83 (16.67%) HBase
4 61 (12.25%) DB2
5 54 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (8.43%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.42%) Data Mining
8 26 (5.22%) MySQL
9 25 (5.02%) RDBMS
10 23 (4.62%) Oracle Database
11 21 (4.22%) Big Data
12 18 (3.61%) OLTP
13 12 (2.41%) OLAP
13 12 (2.41%) Oracle OLAP
14 10 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.81%) MS Access
15 9 (1.81%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (2.81%) JIRA
1 14 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.61%) Maven
3 11 (2.21%) Ant
3 11 (2.21%) JUnit
4 10 (2.01%) Subversion
4 10 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.20%) Hudson
5 6 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.80%) NUnit
8 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.40%) Selenium
8 2 (0.40%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.40%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.40%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.20%) YouTrack
General
1 233 (46.79%) Finance
2 62 (12.45%) Marketing
3 51 (10.24%) Banking
4 41 (8.23%) Telecoms
5 37 (7.43%) Retail
6 13 (2.61%) Legal
7 9 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.41%) Games
9 5 (1.00%) Automotive
9 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.80%) Law
10 4 (0.80%) Advertising
11 3 (0.60%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (30.92%) Architect
2 132 (26.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 80 (16.06%) Solutions Architect
4 74 (14.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 63 (12.65%) Analyst
6 59 (11.85%) Lead Architect
7 56 (11.24%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 39 (7.83%) Developer
9 29 (5.82%) Technical Architect
10 26 (5.22%) Administrator
11 23 (4.62%) DBA
12 22 (4.42%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 22 (4.42%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 21 (4.22%) Consultant
14 16 (3.21%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.01%) Senior Manager
16 13 (2.61%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.61%) Web Analyst
17 12 (2.41%) Security Manager
17 12 (2.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (24.50%) Middleware
2 112 (22.49%) HTML
3 91 (18.27%) XML
4 81 (16.27%) XSLT
4 81 (16.27%) Rendezvous
4 81 (16.27%) Ultra Messaging
5 26 (5.22%) .NET
6 22 (4.42%) J2EE
7 18 (3.61%) JMS
7 18 (3.61%) WSH
7 18 (3.61%) Web Services
8 14 (2.81%) Java EE
8 14 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (2.81%) Spring
9 9 (1.81%) CSS
10 8 (1.61%) JMX
11 6 (1.20%) JPA
11 6 (1.20%) JDBC
11 6 (1.20%) JSP
11 6 (1.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (12.05%) Mainframe
3 39 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 37 (7.43%) Data Centre
4 37 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (6.83%) Statistics
6 27 (5.42%) Management Information System
7 20 (4.02%) Social Media
8 15 (3.01%) PMI
8 15 (3.01%) Credit Risk
9 12 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (2.41%) User Experience
10 11 (2.21%) NHS
10 11 (2.21%) Clustering
11 9 (1.81%) CUDA
12 8 (1.61%) Replication
12 8 (1.61%) FMCG
13 7 (1.41%) Economics
13 7 (1.41%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.41%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 205 (41.16%) Linux
2 199 (39.96%) Windows
3 148 (29.72%) Solaris
4 65 (13.05%) UNIX
5 8 (1.61%) Android
5 8 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.40%) HPUX
8 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 147 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (16.47%) Risk Management
4 63 (12.65%) Analytics
5 56 (11.24%) Project Management
6 43 (8.63%) ITIL
7 36 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (7.03%) Service Delivery
9 33 (6.63%) Capacity Planning
10 30 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 30 (6.02%) Scrum
11 27 (5.42%) Coaching
12 26 (5.22%) Project Planning
12 26 (5.22%) CRM
12 26 (5.22%) Change Management
13 24 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.62%) Information Security
15 21 (4.22%) Six Sigma
15 21 (4.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 172 (34.54%) SQL
2 131 (26.31%) Java
3 94 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 31 (6.22%) C
5 28 (5.62%) Python
6 27 (5.42%) C++
7 21 (4.22%) C#
7 21 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.81%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.21%) VBA
10 10 (2.01%) Perl
11 9 (1.81%) PHP
11 9 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.40%) COBOL
15 2 (0.40%) Scala
16 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (17.07%) Degree
2 30 (6.02%) PMI Certification
3 15 (3.01%) CISA
3 15 (3.01%) CISM
3 15 (3.01%) CISSP
3 15 (3.01%) PMP
4 8 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.20%) CISMP
6 5 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.80%) CCNP
8 2 (0.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) ACCA
8 2 (0.40%) CIMA
8 2 (0.40%) MBA
8 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.40%) NCDA
8 2 (0.40%) NCIE
8 2 (0.40%) VCP5
8 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.62%) ISO 14001
3 25 (5.02%) ISO 9001
4 14 (2.81%) QA
5 13 (2.61%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.61%) SLA
6 10 (2.01%) ISO 9000
7 9 (1.81%) COBIT
8 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.20%) Val IT
System Software
1 136 (27.31%) NFS
1 136 (27.31%) SRDF
2 90 (18.07%) Oracle RAC
3 68 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (13.25%) Hyper-V
5 47 (9.44%) Xen
5 47 (9.44%) KVM
6 36 (7.23%) Active Directory
7 19 (3.82%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.80%) Docker
9 2 (0.40%) vSphere
9 2 (0.40%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 8 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (1.20%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.00%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.00%) Puppet
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.40%) Oozie
5 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 182 (36.55%) Oracle
2 140 (28.11%) Cisco
3 138 (27.71%) NetApp
4 136 (27.31%) EMC
5 135 (27.11%) Intel
6 114 (22.89%) IBM
7 86 (17.27%) Sybase
8 81 (16.27%) TIBCO
8 81 (16.27%) DataSynapse
9 69 (13.86%) VMware
9 69 (13.86%) Microsoft
10 11 (2.21%) Remedy
11 9 (1.81%) Google
11 9 (1.81%) Cognos
12 8 (1.61%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.41%) Sun
14 6 (1.20%) SAP
14 6 (1.20%) Veritas
14 6 (1.20%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AllSaints
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
NES IT
Salary: Car etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Council
Salary: From £27,924 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago