The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 781 721 779
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +58
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 156 255 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 122 190 157
Median salary £46,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -27.27%

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
89899 94925 101915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.97% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74807 76710 82206
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England -62 151 £48,850 -28.94% 29
London -38 77 £61,250 -30.00% 17
South East -2 30 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Berkshire -8 18 £55,000 -8.33%
Reading +10 13 £55,000 +12.82%
East of England +6 13 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Yorkshire +8 8 £35,000 +52.17% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South West -4 8 £39,500 -4.81%
North West +17 7 £40,000 +110.52% 4
East Midlands +14 7 £44,000 +76.00%
Wiltshire +2 7 £39,500 +12.85%
Swindon +2 7 £39,500 +97.50%
City of London +28 6 £57,250 -23.92% 6
Hampshire +14 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Wimbledon - 6 - -
Farnborough - 6 £50,000 -
Manchester +9 5 £40,000 +60.60% 3
Nottinghamshire - 5 £44,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £44,000 -
Maidenhead +5 4 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire +2 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Leeds - 4 £35,000 - 2
Ipswich +10 3 £27,500 -54.16%
Cambridge +5 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Suffolk +5 3 £27,500 -54.16%
York - 3 - -
Hertfordshire +19 2 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Redhill +5 2 - -

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 92 (30.77%) Finance
2 89 (29.77%) Degree
3 88 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (23.41%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (22.74%) Microsoft
6 67 (22.41%) SQL
7 58 (19.40%) Linux
8 53 (17.73%) Performance Tuning
9 49 (16.39%) MS Excel
10 47 (15.72%) QA
11 45 (15.05%) VMware
12 44 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (13.71%) Project Management
13 41 (13.71%) User Experience
14 39 (13.04%) Java
15 37 (12.37%) ITIL
16 36 (12.04%) Scrum
17 35 (11.71%) SQL Server
18 33 (11.04%) Unix
18 33 (11.04%) Git (software)
19 32 (10.70%) Retail
19 32 (10.70%) .NET
19 32 (10.70%) Analytics
20 31 (10.37%) Windows
21 30 (10.03%) Open Source
22 29 (9.70%) Computer Science
22 29 (9.70%) Marketing
23 28 (9.36%) Banking
23 28 (9.36%) HTML
24 27 (9.03%) Tomcat

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (9.03%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.69%) Apache
3 21 (7.02%) IIS
4 12 (4.01%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.01%) SAS
5 9 (3.01%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.67%) DNN
9 4 (1.34%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.34%) GemFire
10 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.68%) MS Office
2 11 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.34%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (2.01%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (1.67%) SPSS
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.67%) InDesign
7 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.00%) RMDS
3 2 (0.67%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.01%) PaaS
1 12 (4.01%) SoftLayer
2 10 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.68%) GitHub
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.34%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.03%) SAN
2 23 (7.69%) NAS
3 13 (4.35%) Wireshark
4 12 (4.01%) HTTP
4 12 (4.01%) IMAP
4 12 (4.01%) SMTP
5 11 (3.68%) FCoE
5 11 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (3.68%) LAN
5 11 (3.68%) Multicast
5 11 (3.68%) WAN
6 8 (2.68%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.67%) DHCP
7 5 (1.67%) DNS
7 5 (1.67%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.67%) Internet
7 5 (1.67%) SNMP
7 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.34%) AMQP
9 2 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.01%) OLTP
4 9 (3.01%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.01%) HBase
5 8 (2.68%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.34%) Big Data
7 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.67%) OLAP
8 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.34%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.34%) DB2
9 4 (1.34%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.00%) MySQL
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.33%) BODI
12 1 (0.33%) DataStage
12 1 (0.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.36%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.02%) Selenium
4 13 (4.35%) AQtime
4 13 (4.35%) WebLOAD
5 12 (4.01%) JUnit
6 11 (3.68%) Axure RP
7 10 (3.34%) HP UFT
7 10 (3.34%) Rational Functional Tester
7 10 (3.34%) SilkTest
8 9 (3.01%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.01%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.68%) Gradle
10 7 (2.34%) JIRA
10 7 (2.34%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.01%) JMeter
12 5 (1.67%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.67%) RSpec
12 5 (1.67%) Subversion
13 4 (1.34%) DbUnit
General
1 92 (30.77%) Finance
2 32 (10.70%) Retail
3 29 (9.70%) Marketing
4 28 (9.36%) Banking
5 16 (5.35%) Publishing
6 11 (3.68%) Back Office
7 10 (3.34%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.68%) Legal
9 5 (1.67%) Front Office
9 5 (1.67%) Games
10 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.67%) Electronics
12 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Local Government
12 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.33%) Advertising
13 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (15.05%) Analyst
2 36 (12.04%) Developer
3 26 (8.70%) Architect
4 22 (7.36%) Tester
5 18 (6.02%) Android Developer
6 17 (5.69%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.35%) Software Tester
8 13 (4.35%) Consultant
8 13 (4.35%) Performance Tester
9 12 (4.01%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (4.01%) QA Tester
9 12 (4.01%) Senior Android Developer
10 11 (3.68%) HR Manager
10 11 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.68%) Systems Manager
10 11 (3.68%) User Experience Manager
11 10 (3.34%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.34%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.34%) Software QA Tester
12 9 (3.01%) Information Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.70%) .NET
2 28 (9.36%) HTML
3 22 (7.36%) RESTful
4 20 (6.69%) J2EE
5 19 (6.35%) Middleware
6 18 (6.02%) Android SDK
7 17 (5.69%) Web Services
8 14 (4.68%) CSS
9 12 (4.01%) Gson
9 12 (4.01%) LAMP
9 12 (4.01%) MAPI
9 12 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (3.34%) jQuery
10 10 (3.34%) REST
10 10 (3.34%) XML
11 9 (3.01%) JSON
11 9 (3.01%) Spring
12 8 (2.68%) CSS3
12 8 (2.68%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.68%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 70 (23.41%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.71%) User Experience
3 29 (9.70%) Computer Science
4 26 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 22 (7.36%) Social Media
6 19 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 19 (6.35%) Mathematics
7 15 (5.02%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.01%) Data Integration
9 8 (2.68%) Economics
10 7 (2.34%) Statistics
11 6 (2.01%) Physics
11 6 (2.01%) Psychology
12 5 (1.67%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.67%) Copywriting
12 5 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.67%) FMCG
12 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.67%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.40%) Linux
2 33 (11.04%) Unix
3 31 (10.37%) Windows
4 25 (8.36%) Android
5 16 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.02%) Windows Server
7 14 (4.68%) Solaris
8 13 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.00%) CentOS
10 3 (1.00%) Debian
10 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.67%) VMS
12 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.73%) Performance Tuning
3 41 (13.71%) Project Management
4 37 (12.37%) ITIL
5 36 (12.04%) Scrum
6 32 (10.70%) Analytics
7 30 (10.03%) Open Source
8 27 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.03%) E-Commerce
8 27 (9.03%) Information Security
9 26 (8.70%) TDD
10 24 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (7.36%) Automated Testing
11 22 (7.36%) Translating Business Requirements
11 22 (7.36%) Unit Testing
12 20 (6.69%) Performance Testing
12 20 (6.69%) Service Delivery
13 19 (6.35%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.35%) Functional Testing
14 18 (6.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.41%) SQL
2 39 (13.04%) Java
3 27 (9.03%) Python
4 23 (7.69%) C++
5 22 (7.36%) Bash Shell
5 22 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.02%) C#
7 19 (6.35%) C
8 12 (4.01%) Korn
8 12 (4.01%) Perl
9 9 (3.01%) PHP
10 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.34%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.01%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.01%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.01%) R
12 6 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.01%) VBA
13 5 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (29.77%) Degree
2 17 (5.69%) CISM
3 12 (4.01%) CISA
3 12 (4.01%) CISSP
4 10 (3.34%) MBA
4 10 (3.34%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.68%) NCDA
5 8 (2.68%) NCIE
5 8 (2.68%) VCP5
5 8 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.34%) ISEB
7 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.00%) PhD
9 3 (1.00%) RHCE
9 3 (1.00%) RHCT
10 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.72%) QA
2 17 (5.69%) COBIT
3 13 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.68%) Data Quality
4 11 (3.68%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.68%) SLA
5 4 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.01%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.68%) NFS
4 11 (3.68%) SRDF
5 8 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.68%) KVM
5 8 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.68%) vSphere
5 8 (2.68%) Xen
6 4 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.34%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (5.69%) Puppet
2 13 (4.35%) Perfmon
3 12 (4.01%) HAProxy
4 11 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.00%) OpenView
6 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (22.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.05%) VMware
3 25 (8.36%) Oracle
4 19 (6.35%) NetApp
5 17 (5.69%) HP
6 16 (5.35%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.68%) IBM
7 14 (4.68%) SAP
8 13 (4.35%) Facebook
8 13 (4.35%) Twitter
9 12 (4.01%) Adobe
9 12 (4.01%) Google
10 11 (3.68%) Cisco
10 11 (3.68%) EMC
10 11 (3.68%) Intel
11 10 (3.34%) Rackspace
12 7 (2.34%) DataFlux
12 7 (2.34%) Trillium
13 6 (2.01%) Apple
13 6 (2.01%) Remedy
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £90 - £120 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
City University London
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Salary: Up to 47k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Iver
TDA Group
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 21 days ago