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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 187 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% +15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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
3331 3408 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.59% 83.92% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2738 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Manchester

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Product Management
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft