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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 196 231 238
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 44 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 9
Average salary £55,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.17% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £46,300 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £65,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +56.62%
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
5629 5933 5810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.12% 83.35% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 4720 4940
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +33 37 £52,500 +191.66%
Manchester +2 4 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Merseyside - 3 £95,000 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (83.33%) Finance
2 35 (72.92%) Analytics
3 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 32 (66.67%) MS Office
5 28 (58.33%) Degree
6 27 (56.25%) Marketing
7 26 (54.17%) Business Development
7 26 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (54.17%) SQL
7 26 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (52.08%) Data Mining
8 25 (52.08%) SAS
8 25 (52.08%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (52.08%) Statistical Analysis
8 25 (52.08%) Credit Risk
8 25 (52.08%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (52.08%) Predictive Modelling
8 25 (52.08%) Business Analytics
9 21 (43.75%) MS Excel
10 20 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (18.75%) HTML
13 8 (16.67%) Retail
14 7 (14.58%) Google
14 7 (14.58%) Smartphone
14 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
14 7 (14.58%) HTTP
14 7 (14.58%) Google Analytics
14 7 (14.58%) Web Analytics

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (52.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (66.67%) MS Office
2 25 (52.08%) Spreadsheet
3 21 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 20 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (52.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) DataStage
4 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (83.33%) Finance
2 27 (56.25%) Marketing
3 8 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Local Government
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Web Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) IT Director
4 2 (4.17%) Developer
4 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Lead Designer
5 1 (2.08%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Security Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Head of Operations
5 1 (2.08%) UX Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (52.08%) Credit Risk
3 7 (14.58%) Smartphone
4 5 (10.42%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Life Science
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) GIS
6 1 (2.08%) FMCG
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Analytics
2 26 (54.17%) Business Development
3 25 (52.08%) Statistical Analysis
3 25 (52.08%) Predictive Modelling
3 25 (52.08%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (52.08%) Business Analytics
4 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.58%) Web Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Information Management
8 2 (4.17%) ETL
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Change Management
8 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) CISSP
2 1 (2.08%) CISA
2 1 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Netezza
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) RainStor
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