The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 85 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -1
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 54 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.29% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 2 2
Average salary £95,000 £58,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.70% +109.82%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+56.62% +18.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1734 1584 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.57% 69.93% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1234 1443
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Benchmarking
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Reading

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 33 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 32 (50.79%) Six Sigma
4 30 (47.62%) Back Office
4 30 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 30 (47.62%) Retail
4 30 (47.62%) Business Development
4 30 (47.62%) German Language
5 22 (34.92%) Degree
6 17 (26.98%) SQL
6 17 (26.98%) Windows
7 16 (25.40%) IIS
7 16 (25.40%) C#
7 16 (25.40%) C++
7 16 (25.40%) .NET
7 16 (25.40%) SMTP
7 16 (25.40%) MAPI
7 16 (25.40%) SAN
7 16 (25.40%) IMAP
7 16 (25.40%) QA
7 16 (25.40%) WebLOAD
7 16 (25.40%) VMware
7 16 (25.40%) VMware ESX
7 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (25.40%) NAS
7 16 (25.40%) AQtime
8 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.63%) Active Directory

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (25.40%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
1 2 (3.17%) CloudFront
1 2 (3.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) SMTP
1 16 (25.40%) SAN
1 16 (25.40%) IMAP
1 16 (25.40%) NAS
2 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.94%) SNMP
4 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
4 3 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) WebLOAD
1 16 (25.40%) AQtime
2 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 30 (47.62%) Back Office
2 30 (47.62%) Retail
2 30 (47.62%) German Language
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Test Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Performance Tester
3 5 (7.94%) Tester
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Programme Director
5 3 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.17%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) QA Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) .NET
1 16 (25.40%) MAPI
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) zOS
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Six Sigma
2 30 (47.62%) Business Development
3 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.11%) Project Management
5 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.35%) Data Mapping
6 4 (6.35%) Data Architecture
6 4 (6.35%) SOA
6 4 (6.35%) Process Management
6 4 (6.35%) Scrum
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.17%) Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.17%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) SQL
2 16 (25.40%) C#
2 16 (25.40%) C++
3 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 2 (3.17%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 22 (34.92%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) CCNA
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) PMP
4 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.17%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (3.17%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) ISO 14001
2 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) VMware ESX
1 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Postfix
3 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.94%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.94%) PureDisk
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) VMware
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Huawei
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £90K basic + 10K Variable + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago