The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 186 173 182
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.098% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.92%
Benchmarking
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3466 2864 3039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.03% 78.17% 81.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2880 2423 2655
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,725
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (57.14%) Marketing
2 11 (52.38%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (52.38%) Analytics
3 9 (42.86%) Google Analytics
3 9 (42.86%) Google
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) CRM
4 6 (28.57%) Web Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Social Media
4 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 5 (23.81%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Pay per click
5 5 (23.81%) Statistics
5 5 (23.81%) SEO
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 3 (14.29%) WebTrends
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) Mathematics

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Google Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) WebTrends
3 2 (9.52%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Web Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Social Media
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Statistics
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Physics
3 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 3 (14.29%) Economics
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (52.38%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Web Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Pay per click
3 5 (23.81%) SEO
3 5 (23.81%) Multivariate Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) C++
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) ACCA
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) ClickTale
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) comScore
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM