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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 130 99 137
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +38
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 38 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 1.53% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.99% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 1
Average salary £45,000 £95,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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
1827 1914 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.53% 77.05% 74.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1327 1304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 22 (95.65%) Project Management
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
3 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (52.17%) PMI Certification
3 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (47.83%) ISO 14001
4 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (43.48%) Database Tuning
5 10 (43.48%) SaaS
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
5 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (43.48%) Data Privacy
5 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (43.48%) Replication
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) ETL
5 10 (43.48%) C++
5 10 (43.48%) PHP
5 10 (43.48%) C
5 10 (43.48%) MySQL
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) RDBMS
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (39.13%) Six Sigma
7 6 (26.09%) PMI
7 6 (26.09%) PMP
7 6 (26.09%) ISO 9000

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) DSLAM
3 1 (4.35%) 4G
3 1 (4.35%) DWDM
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
1 10 (43.48%) MySQL
1 10 (43.48%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) DBA
1 10 (43.48%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Quality Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
1 10 (43.48%) Replication
2 6 (26.09%) PMI
3 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (43.48%) Database Tuning
4 10 (43.48%) Data Privacy
4 10 (43.48%) ETL
5 9 (39.13%) Six Sigma
6 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Python
1 10 (43.48%) C++
1 10 (43.48%) PHP
1 10 (43.48%) C
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) PMI Certification
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (26.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO 14001
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) ISO 9000
2 6 (26.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle