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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 174 174 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% +23.57%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 (54.55%) Marketing
2 11 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (50.00%) Analytics
3 9 (40.91%) Google Analytics
3 9 (40.91%) Google
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) CRM
4 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 6 (27.27%) Social Media
5 5 (22.73%) Pay per click
5 5 (22.73%) Statistics
5 5 (22.73%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) SEO
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) HTTP
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
7 3 (13.64%) WebTrends
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) JSON

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Google Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) WebTrends
3 2 (9.09%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (54.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Web Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Web Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Web Analytics Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) JSON
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Social Media
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) Statistics
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) Physics
3 3 (13.64%) Economics
3 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) ASIC
5 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
2 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Pay per click
3 5 (22.73%) SEO
3 5 (22.73%) Multivariate Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Markov Chain
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) ACCA
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) ClickTale
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) comScore
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM