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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 128 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £86,250 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
2024 1931 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.36% 78.08% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1494 1238
Average salary £52,250 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Reading

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 44 (63.77%) Finance
2 39 (56.52%) Six Sigma
3 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
4 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
4 31 (44.93%) Retail
5 30 (43.48%) Back Office
5 30 (43.48%) Business Development
5 30 (43.48%) German Language
6 27 (39.13%) Degree
7 18 (26.09%) Windows
8 17 (24.64%) SMTP
8 17 (24.64%) C#
8 17 (24.64%) C++
8 17 (24.64%) SQL
8 17 (24.64%) .NET
8 17 (24.64%) IIS
8 17 (24.64%) MAPI
8 17 (24.64%) SAN
8 17 (24.64%) VMware
8 17 (24.64%) VMware ESX
8 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (24.64%) QA
8 17 (24.64%) WebLOAD
8 17 (24.64%) IMAP
8 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (24.64%) NAS
8 17 (24.64%) AQtime
9 14 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
9 14 (20.29%) Project Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (24.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) SMTP
1 17 (24.64%) SAN
1 17 (24.64%) IMAP
1 17 (24.64%) NAS
2 13 (18.84%) Wireshark
3 6 (8.70%) SNMP
4 5 (7.25%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (7.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) WebLOAD
1 17 (24.64%) AQtime
2 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (63.77%) Finance
2 31 (44.93%) Retail
3 30 (43.48%) German Language
3 30 (43.48%) Back Office
4 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Test Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Performance Test Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Tester
4 6 (8.70%) Performance Tester
4 6 (8.70%) Programme Director
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Informatica Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.90%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.45%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.45%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (1.45%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
1 17 (24.64%) MAPI
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) zOS
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Six Sigma
2 30 (43.48%) Business Development
3 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Project Management
4 14 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.70%) Process Management
7 6 (8.70%) Coaching
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.80%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.35%) ITIL
11 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.90%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C#
1 17 (24.64%) C++
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
3 27 (39.13%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) PMP
4 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.90%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (2.90%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) QA
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 14001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) VMware ESX
1 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 6 (8.70%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) VMware
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Huawei
4 4 (5.80%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
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