The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 112 139 128
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 35 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.60% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Average salary £66,250 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.02% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +11.11%
Benchmarking
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Reading

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Reading

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 39 (66.10%) Six Sigma
2 37 (62.71%) Finance
3 35 (59.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 35 (59.32%) Telecoms
4 30 (50.85%) Degree
5 29 (49.15%) Project Management
6 24 (40.68%) PRINCE2
6 24 (40.68%) PMI Certification
7 20 (33.90%) ISO 14001
7 20 (33.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.12%) PMP
9 15 (25.42%) Wireless
9 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
9 15 (25.42%) Legal
9 15 (25.42%) Process Management
10 14 (23.73%) CRM
10 14 (23.73%) Retail
11 12 (20.34%) German Language
11 12 (20.34%) Back Office
11 12 (20.34%) Business Development
12 11 (18.64%) Huawei
13 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
13 10 (16.95%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (16.95%) PMI
13 10 (16.95%) ISO 9000
13 10 (16.95%) ISO 9001
14 9 (15.25%) QA
14 9 (15.25%) .NET
14 9 (15.25%) MAPI

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (15.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Wireless
2 9 (15.25%) IMAP
2 9 (15.25%) SMTP
2 9 (15.25%) NAS
2 9 (15.25%) SAN
3 6 (10.17%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.08%) SNMP
5 2 (3.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) WebLOAD
1 9 (15.25%) AQtime
2 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (62.71%) Finance
2 35 (59.32%) Telecoms
3 15 (25.42%) Legal
4 14 (23.73%) Retail
5 12 (20.34%) German Language
5 12 (20.34%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.95%) Quality Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Deployment Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Test Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Programme Director
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Procurement Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
1 9 (15.25%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) PMI
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Six Sigma
2 35 (59.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 29 (49.15%) Project Management
4 24 (40.68%) PRINCE2
5 15 (25.42%) Process Management
6 14 (23.73%) CRM
7 12 (20.34%) Business Development
8 10 (16.95%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.56%) Validation
11 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
11 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
12 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
12 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (8.47%) ITIL
14 3 (5.08%) Coaching
14 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
15 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C#
1 9 (15.25%) C++
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Degree
2 24 (40.68%) PMI Certification
3 16 (27.12%) PMP
3 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
4 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) ISO 14001
1 20 (33.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.95%) ISO 9000
2 10 (16.95%) ISO 9001
3 9 (15.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware ESX
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.08%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Huawei
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Juniper
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.69%) Ariba