The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 240 245 230
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 7 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.078% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £52,066 £55,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +30.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,000 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £44,450
UK excluding London median salary £52,316 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4850 5103 5228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.39% 86.55% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4262 4232
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the South West

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the South West

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 3 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +16 2 £39,500 -12.22%
Gloucestershire -2 2 £52,066 -19.89%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Logistics
3 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) LTE
5 2 (15.38%) XCAP
5 2 (15.38%) Actix
5 2 (15.38%) Automotive
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) MapBasic
5 2 (15.38%) Anite
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Mapinfo
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (15.38%) GSM
5 2 (15.38%) UMTS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) GSM
1 2 (15.38%) LTE
1 2 (15.38%) UMTS
1 2 (15.38%) WCDMA
1 2 (15.38%) XCAP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Business Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Improvement Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Relationship Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Chemistry
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (38.46%) Logistics
2 5 (38.46%) Network Optimisation
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
2 5 (38.46%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Actix
1 2 (15.38%) Anite
1 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
1 2 (15.38%) Mapinfo
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia