The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 162 170 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.054% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.064% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £60,000 £53,000 £37,795
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +40.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +73.33%
Benchmarking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2799 3134 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.80% 84.29% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2101 1694
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Scotland region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in Scotland

Benchmarking
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £44,000 -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (46.15%) MBA
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WLAN
4 6 (46.15%) CISA
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) Marketing
4 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
4 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Service Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Information Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Security Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Service Design Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
2 6 (46.15%) SCADA
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (46.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CISA
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) MBA
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle