The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 168 166 144
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 2 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.056% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £53,750 £65,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% +72.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £65,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Benchmarking
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3189 2867 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.05% 84.03% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 2261 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Leeds region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Leeds

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WSH
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle