The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 130 142 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -50
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 7 8 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.36% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.43% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 40
Median salary - £45,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -26.92%
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
1585 1866 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.50% 83.90% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1364 1310
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) C++
4 12 (57.14%) IIS
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
4 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 12 (57.14%) WebLOAD
4 12 (57.14%) QA
4 12 (57.14%) AQtime
4 12 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (57.14%) Performance Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) Perfmon
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) NAS
5 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (52.38%) IMAP
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
5 11 (52.38%) SMTP
5 11 (52.38%) MAPI
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (33.33%) Project Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
1 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 11 (52.38%) IMAP
2 11 (52.38%) NAS
2 11 (52.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) AQtime
1 12 (57.14%) WebLOAD
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Performance Tester
1 11 (52.38%) Software Tester
1 11 (52.38%) Tester
2 10 (47.62%) QA Tester
2 10 (47.62%) Software QA Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Project Director
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) MAPI
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.76%) lodash
4 1 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (4.76%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Performance Engineering
1 12 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (23.81%) CRM
5 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 6 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
2 6 (28.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei