The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 387 392 366
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 62 47 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 60
Average salary £60,000 £45,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.86% +37.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £86,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17388 17143 17376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.63% 79.16% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13537 14014 14717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the South East

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the South East

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +16 30 £62,500 -28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 12 - -
Hampshire -5 11 £35,000 -
Surrey -10 4 £60,000 +34.83%
Sussex - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +14 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Middlesex -8 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 83 (50.92%) Finance
2 50 (30.67%) Six Sigma
3 48 (29.45%) Degree
4 46 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (27.61%) Retail
5 45 (27.61%) Telecoms
6 42 (25.77%) SQL Server
7 41 (25.15%) QA
8 36 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (20.25%) Security Cleared
10 32 (19.63%) SQL
11 31 (19.02%) .NET
11 31 (19.02%) SC Cleared
12 30 (18.40%) German Language
12 30 (18.40%) Business Development
12 30 (18.40%) Back Office
13 29 (17.79%) IIS
13 29 (17.79%) C#
13 29 (17.79%) Blog
13 29 (17.79%) Mentoring
14 28 (17.18%) Project Management
15 27 (16.56%) Scrum
15 27 (16.56%) RDBMS
15 27 (16.56%) Ruby
15 27 (16.56%) Relational Database
16 26 (15.95%) E-Commerce
17 25 (15.34%) SAN
18 24 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (14.72%) ERP
18 24 (14.72%) Internet

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 29 (17.79%) IIS
2 12 (7.36%) Confluence
3 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.11%) GitHub
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.34%) SAN
2 24 (14.72%) Internet
3 17 (10.43%) SMTP
3 17 (10.43%) IMAP
3 17 (10.43%) NAS
4 13 (7.98%) Wireshark
5 12 (7.36%) Wireless
5 12 (7.36%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (4.91%) Broadband
7 6 (3.68%) SNMP
7 6 (3.68%) 3G
7 6 (3.68%) 4G
8 2 (1.23%) Firewall
8 2 (1.23%) HSPA
8 2 (1.23%) LTE
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.61%) WAN
9 1 (0.61%) IPsec
9 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.56%) RDBMS
2 27 (16.56%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.36%) RavenDB
4 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.84%) VLDB
9 3 (1.84%) OLTP
10 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.11%) WATIR
1 23 (14.11%) Selenium
1 23 (14.11%) WebDriver
1 23 (14.11%) Cucumber
2 17 (10.43%) AQtime
2 17 (10.43%) WebLOAD
3 12 (7.36%) TeamCity
3 12 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.36%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (7.36%) Moq
3 12 (7.36%) NUnit
3 12 (7.36%) JIRA
3 12 (7.36%) ReSharper
3 12 (7.36%) NCrunch
4 4 (2.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 83 (50.92%) Finance
2 45 (27.61%) Telecoms
2 45 (27.61%) Retail
3 30 (18.40%) Back Office
3 30 (18.40%) German Language
4 17 (10.43%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.34%) QA Engineer
2 12 (7.36%) Project Manager
2 12 (7.36%) Quality Engineer
3 11 (6.75%) Test Engineer
4 10 (6.13%) Administrator
5 9 (5.52%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (5.52%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (5.52%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 9 (5.52%) Performance Test Engineer
6 8 (4.91%) DBA
7 7 (4.29%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (3.68%) Performance Tester
8 6 (3.68%) Tester
8 6 (3.68%) Programme Director
8 6 (3.68%) Social Media Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Architect
9 5 (3.07%) Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Commercial Manager
9 5 (3.07%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.02%) .NET
2 23 (14.11%) Gherkin
3 17 (10.43%) MAPI
4 12 (7.36%) NHibernate
4 12 (7.36%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.36%) jQuery
4 12 (7.36%) Spring.NET
4 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.36%) CSS
4 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (7.36%) Dapper ORM
4 12 (7.36%) HTML
4 12 (7.36%) MSMQ
4 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (7.36%) StructureMap
4 12 (7.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (7.36%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (3.68%) COM
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.79%) Blog
2 23 (14.11%) Open Source
3 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.91%) Clustering
5 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.68%) Social Media
6 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.68%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.23%) iPad
8 2 (1.23%) Statistics
9 1 (0.61%) GIS
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.04%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) Solaris
2 8 (4.91%) UNIX
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) zOS
3 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.67%) Six Sigma
2 46 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (18.40%) Business Development
5 29 (17.79%) Mentoring
6 28 (17.18%) Project Management
7 27 (16.56%) Scrum
8 26 (15.95%) E-Commerce
9 24 (14.72%) ERP
9 24 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (14.11%) Test Scripting
10 23 (14.11%) Test Strategy
11 20 (12.27%) PRINCE2
12 18 (11.04%) Programme Management
13 17 (10.43%) Process Management
14 16 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (9.82%) CRM
14 16 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (8.59%) Coaching
16 12 (7.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.63%) SQL
2 29 (17.79%) C#
3 27 (16.56%) Ruby
4 17 (10.43%) C++
5 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.36%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.68%) PowerHouse
8 2 (1.23%) AWK
8 2 (1.23%) Korn
8 2 (1.23%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.23%) VBA
8 2 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (29.45%) Degree
2 33 (20.25%) Security Cleared
3 31 (19.02%) SC Cleared
4 16 (9.82%) PMP
4 16 (9.82%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.07%) SCSA
5 5 (3.07%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.84%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (1.23%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.15%) QA
2 19 (11.66%) ISO 14001
2 19 (11.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.43%) VMware ESX
3 16 (9.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (4.91%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (8.59%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.68%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.68%) PureDisk
3 5 (3.07%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.66%) VMware
3 13 (7.98%) Oracle
4 12 (7.36%) Endeca
4 12 (7.36%) RedPrairie
5 9 (5.52%) Huawei
6 8 (4.91%) Veritas
6 8 (4.91%) Sun
7 6 (3.68%) Facebook
7 6 (3.68%) Twitter
8 5 (3.07%) BMC
9 4 (2.45%) Informatica
9 4 (2.45%) SAP
10 3 (1.84%) Remedy
11 2 (1.23%) Cisco
12 1 (0.61%) IBM
12 1 (0.61%) Citrix
12 1 (0.61%) Juniper
12 1 (0.61%) Epicor
12 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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