The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 536 704 699
Rank change year-on-year
+168 -5
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 391 173 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 243 135 164
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Benchmarking
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the UK.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the UK

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the UK 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
England +161 376 £60,000 +14.28% 33
London +109 213 £70,000 +21.73% 16
South East +35 81 £95,000 +123.52% 3
Berkshire +35 40 £95,000 +40.74% 1
East of England -6 35 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Reading +17 24 £95,000 +8.57%
City of London +14 21 £55,000 -24.13% 4
Hampshire +7 19 £35,000 +37.25%
West Midlands -1 19 £95,000 +181.48% 1
Yorkshire -17 19 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Portsmouth - 17 £35,000 -
South West -24 16 £42,250 -50.29%
Hertfordshire +2 15 £95,000 +49.60% 2
Birmingham +5 14 £95,000 +96.89% 1
Harrogate - 14 £35,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 14 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -11 12 £60,000 +33.33%
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £95,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 11 - -
North West -22 11 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Suffolk +16 8 £55,000 +57.14%
Ipswich +16 8 £55,000 +57.14%
Luton 0 7 £60,000 +100.00%
Wiltshire - 7 £42,250 -
Manchester 0 6 £50,000 +15.60%
Maidenhead - 6 - -
Warwickshire +10 5 £18,000 -40.00%
Surrey +5 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Bristol -11 5 - -
Leeds -25 5 £30,000 -20.00% 2

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 215 (31.71%) Finance
2 174 (25.66%) SQL Server
3 173 (25.52%) SQL
4 156 (23.01%) Linux
5 140 (20.65%) Performance Tuning
6 137 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (19.76%) Degree
7 134 (19.76%) Oracle
8 129 (19.03%) Analytics
9 124 (18.29%) Windows
10 112 (16.52%) Java
11 107 (15.78%) LAN
12 103 (15.19%) WAN
13 99 (14.60%) SAN
14 97 (14.31%) Intel
14 97 (14.31%) Cisco
14 97 (14.31%) Scrum
15 94 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
16 88 (12.98%) Project Management
17 84 (12.39%) E-Commerce
18 83 (12.24%) Big Data
19 81 (11.95%) Hadoop
20 79 (11.65%) Microsoft
21 78 (11.50%) Sybase
21 78 (11.50%) Solaris
21 78 (11.50%) Retail
22 77 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
23 76 (11.21%) NAS
24 73 (10.77%) Marketing
25 71 (10.47%) Data Warehouse

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 64 (9.44%) IIS
2 60 (8.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 25 (3.69%) Apache
4 24 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 20 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.92%) Confluence
7 9 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.74%) SAS
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.15%) Lync
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 54 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.77%) MS Office
2 12 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.59%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.44%) Windchill
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (3.98%) Google Analytics
2 20 (2.95%) RMDS
3 16 (2.36%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.74%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (0.59%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.44%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.44%) ProductWriter
7 2 (0.29%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.57%) GitHub
2 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.74%) PaaS
4 4 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Heroku
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.15%) Route 53
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 107 (15.78%) LAN
2 103 (15.19%) WAN
3 99 (14.60%) SAN
4 76 (11.21%) NAS
5 47 (6.93%) FCoE
5 47 (6.93%) Fibre Channel
5 47 (6.93%) Multicast
6 33 (4.87%) Internet
7 26 (3.83%) HTTP
8 22 (3.24%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (2.65%) SMTP
10 17 (2.51%) IMAP
11 14 (2.06%) Firewall
11 14 (2.06%) Wireless
12 13 (1.92%) Wireshark
13 10 (1.47%) DNS
13 10 (1.47%) TCP/IP
14 9 (1.33%) Broadband
15 7 (1.03%) DHCP
15 7 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 83 (12.24%) Big Data
3 81 (11.95%) Hadoop
4 71 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (9.44%) Relational Database
6 60 (8.85%) HBase
7 49 (7.23%) RDBMS
8 48 (7.08%) DB2
8 48 (7.08%) Oracle Exadata
8 48 (7.08%) Mahout
9 45 (6.64%) NoSQL
10 40 (5.90%) Riak
10 40 (5.90%) Apache Hive
10 40 (5.90%) MongoDB
10 40 (5.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (5.90%) HCatalog
10 40 (5.90%) MarkLogic
10 40 (5.90%) Couchbase
10 40 (5.90%) Sqoop
11 24 (3.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (5.01%) Selenium
1 34 (5.01%) Cucumber
2 31 (4.57%) WebDriver
2 31 (4.57%) WATIR
3 29 (4.28%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.24%) Subversion
5 20 (2.95%) WebLOAD
6 17 (2.51%) AQtime
7 16 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.36%) JIRA
8 13 (1.92%) Emacs
9 12 (1.77%) NCrunch
9 12 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (1.77%) Moq
9 12 (1.77%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.77%) ReSharper
9 12 (1.77%) NUnit
10 10 (1.47%) LoadRunner
11 9 (1.33%) Ant
11 9 (1.33%) Mercurial
General
1 215 (31.71%) Finance
2 78 (11.50%) Retail
3 73 (10.77%) Marketing
4 70 (10.32%) Banking
5 55 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 37 (5.46%) Back Office
7 35 (5.16%) German Language
8 34 (5.01%) Legal
9 23 (3.39%) Automotive
10 10 (1.47%) Advertising
11 9 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.03%) Games
13 4 (0.59%) Publishing
13 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.59%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Electronics
15 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 102 (15.04%) Architect
2 68 (10.03%) Analyst
3 55 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 50 (7.37%) Developer
5 40 (5.90%) Data Architect
5 40 (5.90%) Big Data Architect
6 33 (4.87%) Product Manager
6 33 (4.87%) QA Engineer
7 29 (4.28%) Consultant
8 27 (3.98%) Administrator
9 24 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 24 (3.54%) Programme Manager
10 21 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.95%) Quality Engineer
11 20 (2.95%) DBA
11 20 (2.95%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.95%) Lead Architect
12 18 (2.65%) Test Engineer
12 18 (2.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.26%) .NET
2 43 (6.34%) HTML
3 36 (5.31%) Web Services
3 36 (5.31%) Middleware
4 31 (4.57%) XML
4 31 (4.57%) Gherkin
5 23 (3.39%) Rendezvous
6 20 (2.95%) XSLT
7 17 (2.51%) MAPI
7 17 (2.51%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.06%) CSS
9 13 (1.92%) COM
10 12 (1.77%) MSMQ
10 12 (1.77%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.77%) NHibernate
10 12 (1.77%) jQuery
10 12 (1.77%) Spring.NET
10 12 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.77%) StructureMap
10 12 (1.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (9.14%) Visualisation
3 60 (8.85%) User Experience
4 59 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 56 (8.26%) Open Source
6 44 (6.49%) Statistics
7 41 (6.05%) Blog
8 40 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (5.46%) Mathematics
10 33 (4.87%) Computer Science
11 32 (4.72%) Mobile App
12 26 (3.83%) Taxonomies
13 25 (3.69%) Physics
13 25 (3.69%) Data Integration
14 22 (3.24%) Economics
15 17 (2.51%) Social Media
16 16 (2.36%) Clustering
17 8 (1.18%) PMI
17 8 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
18 6 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 156 (23.01%) Linux
2 124 (18.29%) Windows
3 78 (11.50%) Solaris
4 35 (5.16%) UNIX
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.44%) AIX
6 3 (0.44%) Android
6 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) zOS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.65%) Performance Tuning
2 137 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (19.03%) Analytics
4 97 (14.31%) Scrum
5 94 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (12.98%) Project Management
7 84 (12.39%) E-Commerce
8 77 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 65 (9.59%) ITIL
10 64 (9.44%) Six Sigma
11 59 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 57 (8.41%) CRM
13 49 (7.23%) PRINCE2
13 49 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 49 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (7.23%) Coaching
14 48 (7.08%) MapReduce
15 44 (6.49%) Business Development
16 43 (6.34%) Product Management
17 39 (5.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 173 (25.52%) SQL
2 112 (16.52%) Java
3 62 (9.14%) C#
4 55 (8.11%) Ruby
5 43 (6.34%) JavaScript
6 39 (5.75%) Python
7 36 (5.31%) C++
8 35 (5.16%) Bash Shell
9 31 (4.57%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.57%) Perl
10 19 (2.80%) C
11 15 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.77%) Korn
13 10 (1.47%) Groovy
14 9 (1.33%) Scala
15 8 (1.18%) R
15 8 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.03%) VBA
17 6 (0.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 134 (19.76%) Degree
2 42 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 34 (5.01%) PMI Certification
5 26 (3.83%) PMP
6 13 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.33%) PhD
8 7 (1.03%) MBA
9 5 (0.74%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.74%) CISSP
9 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.74%) CISA
9 5 (0.74%) SCSA
10 4 (0.59%) CISM
10 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.44%) CCNA
11 3 (0.44%) HNC
11 3 (0.44%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (10.03%) QA
2 46 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (4.87%) SLA
4 29 (4.28%) ISO 14001
5 15 (2.21%) COBIT
6 9 (1.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (8.85%) Oracle RAC
2 58 (8.55%) NFS
3 47 (6.93%) SRDF
4 40 (5.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 40 (5.90%) Apache Flume
5 38 (5.60%) HDFS
6 35 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (4.57%) Active Directory
8 18 (2.65%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.47%) Docker
10 8 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.18%) Veritas File System
11 6 (0.88%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.29%) KVM
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.15%) Postfix
13 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (5.90%) Ambari
1 40 (5.90%) Oozie
2 34 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.24%) Puppet
4 14 (2.06%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.47%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.47%) Ansible
6 6 (0.88%) PureDisk
6 6 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.44%) CA Wily
8 3 (0.44%) SCCM
9 2 (0.29%) SCOM
9 2 (0.29%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.29%) SCSM
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.15%) YUM
Vendors
1 134 (19.76%) Oracle
2 97 (14.31%) Cisco
2 97 (14.31%) Intel
3 79 (11.65%) Microsoft
4 78 (11.50%) Sybase
5 49 (7.23%) NetApp
6 48 (7.08%) Teradata
6 48 (7.08%) Netezza
7 47 (6.93%) EMC
8 46 (6.78%) Hortonworks
8 46 (6.78%) MapR
9 35 (5.16%) VMware
10 32 (4.72%) IBM
11 27 (3.98%) Google
12 23 (3.39%) 29West
12 23 (3.39%) TIBCO
13 20 (2.95%) DataSynapse
14 18 (2.65%) Huawei
14 18 (2.65%) Siebel
15 17 (2.51%) SAP
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus general benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Bracknell Forest Homes
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £71000 - £90000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago