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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 223 249 243
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 9 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 2
Average salary £38,750 £80,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.56% +178.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,700 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £80,000 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
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
4883 5915 5550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 85.65% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4045 4979 4613
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +21 5 £40,000 -49.20% 1
Cheshire +24 2 £37,500 -53.12% 1
Lancashire +15 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Analytics
3 7 (35.00%) User Experience
3 7 (35.00%) Google
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (25.00%) AS400
5 5 (25.00%) SEO
5 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
5 5 (25.00%) Marketing
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
5 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (25.00%) iSeries
5 5 (25.00%) Social Media
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Bid Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Director
4 1 (5.00%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Director
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) WebRTC
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSD
3 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (5.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (5.00%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) AS400
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (25.00%) iSeries
2 5 (25.00%) Social Media
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.00%) Life Science
6 1 (5.00%) Animation
6 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.00%) NHS
6 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (25.00%) SEO
2 5 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Google
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago