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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 245 222 235
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 10
Average salary £36,500 £46,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.92% +29.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £19,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +8.97%
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
6064 5518 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.65% 77.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4808 4678 4990
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,465
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -2 9 £43,250 +15.33% 1
Cheshire -21 2 £18,000 -68.42%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (32.26%) Analytics
3 8 (25.81%) Google Analytics
3 8 (25.81%) Google
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 6 (19.35%) CRM
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
5 6 (19.35%) Social Media
6 5 (16.13%) Web Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) C
7 4 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) HTTP
7 4 (12.90%) SEO
7 4 (12.90%) Pay per click
7 4 (12.90%) Informatics
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Health Informatics
7 4 (12.90%) Statistics
7 4 (12.90%) Multivariate Testing
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (9.68%) Digital Media

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Windchill
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) WebTrends
2 2 (6.45%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Web Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Analytics Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) RESTful
1 3 (9.68%) JSON
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
1 6 (19.35%) Social Media
2 4 (12.90%) Informatics
2 4 (12.90%) Health Informatics
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Physics
4 2 (6.45%) Economics
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (32.26%) Analytics
2 6 (19.35%) CRM
3 5 (16.13%) Web Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) SEO
4 4 (12.90%) Pay per click
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Multivariate Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.68%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CRISC
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (3.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Google
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) ClickTale
4 2 (6.45%) comScore
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago