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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 171 186 179
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 5 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £77,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.38% +210.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
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
2888 3412 3194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.90% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2923 2778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Manchester

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) WebRTC
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Animation

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Bid Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) WebRTC
2 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
3 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (12.50%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft