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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 178 174 188
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.081% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.099% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £76,250 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Manchester

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Data Management
3 6 (35.29%) Financial Institution
3 6 (35.29%) Symantec
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) Middleware
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) SLA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Brocade
3 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
4 5 (29.41%) Lotus
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Pay per click
6 3 (17.65%) Statistics
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) Multivariate Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (17.65%) Physics
6 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) ClickTale
6 3 (17.65%) Statistical Modelling

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
1 3 (17.65%) WebTrends
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) Storage Specialist
3 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Web Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Statistics
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
1 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
1 3 (17.65%) Physics
1 3 (17.65%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Data Management
2 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Pay per click
3 3 (17.65%) Multivariate Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
3 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Symantec
2 6 (35.29%) NetApp
2 6 (35.29%) HP
2 6 (35.29%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Brocade
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus
4 3 (17.65%) ClickTale
4 3 (17.65%) Google