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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 108 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 30 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 0.39% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £55,000 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
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
1916 1838 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.47% 78.72% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1397 1224
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £32,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 38 (88.37%) Telecoms
2 37 (86.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 32 (74.42%) Six Sigma
3 32 (74.42%) Project Management
4 27 (62.79%) PMI Certification
4 27 (62.79%) PRINCE2
4 27 (62.79%) Finance
5 23 (53.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (53.49%) Degree
5 23 (53.49%) ISO 14001
6 17 (39.53%) PMP
6 17 (39.53%) Wireless
7 15 (34.88%) Legal
7 15 (34.88%) Process Management
7 15 (34.88%) CRM
8 12 (27.91%) ISO 9000
8 12 (27.91%) ISO 9001
8 12 (27.91%) PMI
8 12 (27.91%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
9 11 (25.58%) Huawei
10 10 (23.26%) Validation
11 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Supplier Management
12 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL
13 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
14 4 (9.30%) Retail
15 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Project
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.33%) IMAP
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) SMTP
3 1 (2.33%) SNMP
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.33%) WebLOAD
1 1 (2.33%) AQtime
General
1 38 (88.37%) Telecoms
2 27 (62.79%) Finance
3 15 (34.88%) Legal
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) German Language
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Project Manager
2 12 (27.91%) Quality Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Deployment Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Director
7 1 (2.33%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) PMI
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 32 (74.42%) Six Sigma
2 32 (74.42%) Project Management
3 27 (62.79%) PRINCE2
4 15 (34.88%) CRM
4 15 (34.88%) Process Management
5 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
5 12 (27.91%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (23.26%) Validation
7 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Coaching
10 2 (4.65%) Business Development
11 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) PMI Certification
2 23 (53.49%) Degree
3 17 (39.53%) PMP
4 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (53.49%) ISO 14001
1 23 (53.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.91%) ISO 9000
2 12 (27.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.33%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Huawei
2 2 (4.65%) Fujitsu
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Juniper
3 1 (2.33%) Ariba
3 1 (2.33%) VMware