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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 126 133 134
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% +37.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
1909 1736 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.62% 78.48% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1304 1191
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 27 February 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 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 41 (93.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 36 (81.82%) Project Management
4 31 (70.45%) PRINCE2
4 31 (70.45%) PMI Certification
5 30 (68.18%) Six Sigma
6 28 (63.64%) Finance
7 27 (61.36%) ISO 14001
7 27 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (52.27%) Degree
9 20 (45.45%) PMP
10 18 (40.91%) CRM
10 18 (40.91%) Process Management
11 16 (36.36%) Wireless
11 16 (36.36%) Legal
12 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
12 13 (29.55%) PMI
12 13 (29.55%) ISO 9000
12 13 (29.55%) ISO 9001
12 13 (29.55%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (29.55%) Huawei
13 11 (25.00%) Validation
14 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
14 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
15 5 (11.36%) ITIL
16 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
17 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
17 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
17 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) DSLAM
General
1 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 28 (63.64%) Finance
3 16 (36.36%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Project Manager
2 13 (29.55%) Quality Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Deployment Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Procurement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) PMI
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 36 (81.82%) Project Management
3 31 (70.45%) PRINCE2
4 30 (68.18%) Six Sigma
5 18 (40.91%) CRM
5 18 (40.91%) Process Management
6 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
6 13 (29.55%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (25.00%) Validation
8 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL
10 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) PMI Certification
2 23 (52.27%) Degree
3 20 (45.45%) PMP
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) ISO 14001
1 27 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (29.55%) ISO 9000
2 13 (29.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Huawei
2 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (2.27%) Ariba