The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 209 238 223
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 46 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,900 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5783 6159 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.01% 83.58% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4927 4607
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the North West

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +29 37 £47,500 +163.88%
Manchester -1 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Merseyside - 4 £95,000 - 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 45 (84.91%) Finance
2 37 (69.81%) Analytics
3 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
4 33 (62.26%) MS Office
5 29 (54.72%) Marketing
5 29 (54.72%) Degree
6 28 (52.83%) Business Development
6 28 (52.83%) SQL
7 27 (50.94%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (50.94%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (49.06%) Business Analytics
8 26 (49.06%) Credit Risk
8 26 (49.06%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (49.06%) Predictive Modelling
8 26 (49.06%) Statistical Analysis
8 26 (49.06%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (49.06%) Data Mining
8 26 (49.06%) SAS
9 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
10 21 (39.62%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (18.87%) Retail
12 10 (18.87%) HTML
13 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
13 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
13 8 (15.09%) Google
13 8 (15.09%) Google Analytics
14 7 (13.21%) Web Analytics
14 7 (13.21%) Smartphone
14 7 (13.21%) User Experience

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 26 (49.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (62.26%) MS Office
2 26 (49.06%) Spreadsheet
3 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
4 21 (39.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (49.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) HBase
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
General
1 45 (84.91%) Finance
2 29 (54.72%) Marketing
3 10 (18.87%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Web Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) IT Director
5 2 (3.77%) Developer
5 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (1.89%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Security Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Lead Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Head of Operations
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) UX Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Commercial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (49.06%) Credit Risk
3 7 (13.21%) Smartphone
3 7 (13.21%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Life Science
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) AS400
6 1 (1.89%) FMCG
6 1 (1.89%) iSeries
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Analytics
2 28 (52.83%) Business Development
3 26 (49.06%) Statistical Analysis
3 26 (49.06%) Predictive Modelling
3 26 (49.06%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (49.06%) Business Analytics
4 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Web Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.55%) Line Management
9 3 (5.66%) Information Management
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.77%) Product Management
10 2 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.77%) ITIL
10 2 (3.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
2 1 (1.89%) CISA
2 1 (1.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Google
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Netezza
5 1 (1.89%) Talend
5 1 (1.89%) RainStor
5 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.89%) Teradata
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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