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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 244 242 214
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.068% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.078% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 14
Average salary £45,500 £57,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.86% +101.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £59,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
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
4987 5100 4540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.58% 86.62% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 4299 3844
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Dorset +6 8 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £45,500 - 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Retail
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) C
3 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 8 (66.67%) vSphere
3 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (66.67%) NCDA
3 8 (66.67%) NCIE
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 8 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 8 (66.67%) VCP5
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Video Editing
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) WinForms
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (8.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) NCDA
1 8 (66.67%) NCIE
1 8 (66.67%) VCP5
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) NetApp
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe