The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 221 227 244
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 20 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.19% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 5
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+88.23% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5771 5692 5719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.10% 77.89% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 4836 5026
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Benchmarking
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +12 15 £35,000 -6.66%
Cheshire -1 4 £18,000 -68.42%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (30.30%) Marketing
2 9 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (27.27%) Analytics
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 7 (21.21%) Social Media
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 6 (18.18%) Google Analytics
5 6 (18.18%) Google
5 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) C
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.12%) HTTP
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Informatics
7 4 (12.12%) Health Informatics
8 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.09%) JSON
8 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Windchill
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.06%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 10 (30.30%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) JSON
1 3 (9.09%) RESTful
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Social Media
2 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.12%) Informatics
3 4 (12.12%) Health Informatics
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.03%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (27.27%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
1 4 (12.12%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) CRISC
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) comScore
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle