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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 231 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Average salary £57,500 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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
5041 4401 4420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.45% 81.74% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 3715 3901
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Bristol -12 2 £58,750 +90.89% 2
Dorset - 2 £25,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Scrum
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) QA
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
1 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 8 (50.00%) GitHub
2 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (50.00%) Blog
2 8 (50.00%) WATIR
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) HP

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (50.00%) WATIR
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 8 (50.00%) Blog
3 2 (12.50%) EMC Centera
4 1 (6.25%) CCTV
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (12.50%) VCP5
1 2 (12.50%) NCDA
1 2 (12.50%) NCIE
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) NetApp
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus
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