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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 222 198 212
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 16 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Average salary £42,250 £85,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.29% +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £71,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,450 £85,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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
Wiltshire - 7 £42,250 -
Bristol -11 5 - -
Dorset -2 4 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (40.00%) ERP
4 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Blog
4 8 (40.00%) WATIR
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) Ruby
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (40.00%) Open Source
4 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 8 (40.00%) GitHub
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) UML

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) WATIR
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
1 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Quality Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Blog
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) EMV
3 1 (5.00%) EFT
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (40.00%) ERP
4 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (20.00%) Memory Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) SEO
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Google
1 2 (10.00%) Coremetrics
1 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) SAP