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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 338 401 385
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -16
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 112 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 49
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +8.97%
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
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +49 61 £95,000 +90.00% 2
Hampshire +3 20 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 14 - -
Surrey +9 10 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Sussex - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (44.64%) Finance
2 55 (32.74%) Degree
3 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
4 47 (27.98%) Six Sigma
5 46 (27.38%) SQL
5 46 (27.38%) Retail
6 41 (24.40%) QA
7 38 (22.62%) .NET
8 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
9 36 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 35 (20.83%) German Language
10 35 (20.83%) Telecoms
11 32 (19.05%) Back Office
11 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 32 (19.05%) Business Development
12 31 (18.45%) Internet
12 31 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (17.86%) Relational Database
14 29 (17.26%) C#
14 29 (17.26%) IIS
15 27 (16.07%) MS Excel
15 27 (16.07%) RDBMS
15 27 (16.07%) Blog
15 27 (16.07%) Scrum
16 26 (15.48%) E-Commerce
16 26 (15.48%) SAN
17 25 (14.88%) Project Management
17 25 (14.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (14.88%) Performance Tuning

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (17.26%) IIS
2 12 (7.14%) Confluence
3 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.19%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.69%) GitHub
2 3 (1.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.19%) Route 53
3 2 (1.19%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.45%) Internet
2 26 (15.48%) SAN
3 18 (10.71%) NAS
4 17 (10.12%) IMAP
4 17 (10.12%) SMTP
5 15 (8.93%) Wireless
6 13 (7.74%) Wireshark
7 12 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (3.57%) Broadband
8 6 (3.57%) SNMP
9 4 (2.38%) 3G
9 4 (2.38%) 4G
10 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.79%) VPN
10 3 (1.79%) Firewall
11 2 (1.19%) HSPA
11 2 (1.19%) LTE
11 2 (1.19%) DNS
11 2 (1.19%) HTTP
12 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 27 (16.07%) RDBMS
4 17 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (7.14%) RavenDB
8 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.38%) OLTP
9 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.79%) VLDB
11 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.60%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (13.69%) WATIR
1 23 (13.69%) Selenium
1 23 (13.69%) WebDriver
1 23 (13.69%) Cucumber
2 17 (10.12%) WebLOAD
2 17 (10.12%) AQtime
3 14 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.14%) NUnit
4 12 (7.14%) JIRA
4 12 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 12 (7.14%) NCrunch
4 12 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (7.14%) Moq
4 12 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (44.64%) Finance
2 46 (27.38%) Retail
3 35 (20.83%) German Language
3 35 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 32 (19.05%) Back Office
5 18 (10.71%) Legal
6 6 (3.57%) Marketing
7 3 (1.79%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (14.88%) QA Engineer
2 17 (10.12%) DBA
3 12 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
3 12 (7.14%) Administrator
4 11 (6.55%) Test Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Performance Test Engineer
6 7 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Analyst
6 7 (4.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 7 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 6 (3.57%) Performance Tester
7 6 (3.57%) Programme Director
7 6 (3.57%) Developer
7 6 (3.57%) Tester
8 5 (2.98%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.62%) .NET
2 23 (13.69%) Gherkin
3 17 (10.12%) MAPI
4 15 (8.93%) COM
5 12 (7.14%) CSS
5 12 (7.14%) HTML
5 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.14%) MSMQ
5 12 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 12 (7.14%) jQuery
5 12 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 12 (7.14%) Spring.NET
5 12 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
5 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
5 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (7.14%) StructureMap
5 12 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (6.55%) Web Services
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Blog
2 23 (13.69%) Open Source
3 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.76%) Clustering
5 4 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.38%) Social Media
6 3 (1.79%) Statistics
7 2 (1.19%) GIS
7 2 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) RIA
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.71%) Windows
2 9 (5.36%) UNIX
3 8 (4.76%) Solaris
3 8 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.60%) zOS
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.98%) Six Sigma
2 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.05%) Business Development
3 31 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (16.07%) Scrum
5 26 (15.48%) E-Commerce
6 25 (14.88%) Project Management
6 25 (14.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (14.29%) ERP
8 23 (13.69%) Test Scripting
8 23 (13.69%) Test Strategy
9 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 18 (10.71%) Business Continuity
10 17 (10.12%) Stress Testing
10 17 (10.12%) CRM
10 17 (10.12%) Process Management
11 16 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (7.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.38%) SQL
2 29 (17.26%) C#
3 23 (13.69%) Ruby
4 18 (10.71%) C++
5 17 (10.12%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.95%) VBA
8 5 (2.98%) Perl
9 4 (2.38%) PowerHouse
10 3 (1.79%) Python
11 2 (1.19%) AWK
11 2 (1.19%) Korn
11 2 (1.19%) Java
11 2 (1.19%) C
11 2 (1.19%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.60%) R
12 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (32.74%) Degree
2 36 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 32 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 16 (9.52%) PMP
4 16 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.98%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.98%) SCSA
7 3 (1.79%) MCSE
7 3 (1.79%) MCP
7 3 (1.79%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.79%) CCNA
7 3 (1.79%) NVQ Level 4
7 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.40%) QA
2 19 (11.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.31%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.12%) VMware ESX
3 13 (7.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (4.76%) Veritas File System
5 2 (1.19%) Postfix
5 2 (1.19%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.57%) PureDisk
3 5 (2.98%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.79%) Puppet
4 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.50%) VMware
3 15 (8.93%) Oracle
4 12 (7.14%) Endeca
4 12 (7.14%) RedPrairie
5 8 (4.76%) Huawei
5 8 (4.76%) Sun
5 8 (4.76%) Veritas
6 5 (2.98%) BMC
7 4 (2.38%) Informatica
7 4 (2.38%) Facebook
7 4 (2.38%) Twitter
8 2 (1.19%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.60%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.60%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco
9 1 (0.60%) IBM
9 1 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.60%) Epicor
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum to £80K + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 25 days ago