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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 616 701 719
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +18
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 281 204 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 194 153 145
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,553 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +18.05%

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
92363 90476 91973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75858 73597 77983
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +68 264 £60,000 +26.31% 30
London +62 137 £65,000 +23.80% 13
South East -18 49 £61,250 +34.61% 2
Berkshire +29 36 £62,500 -3.84%
Reading +21 30 £77,500 -11.42%
North West -7 26 £77,500 +101.29% 3
East of England -22 19 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Yorkshire -20 17 £35,000 +48.93% 2
North Yorkshire +10 13 £35,000 +48.93%
Manchester -15 13 £62,500 +62.33% 1
Harrogate +3 12 £35,000 +48.93%
Cheshire +5 9 £80,000 +72.04%
Ipswich - 9 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 9 £55,000 -
Hampshire -9 7 £35,000 -56.25%
City of London +28 6 £66,000 +29.41% 5
Buckinghamshire -9 6 - - 1
West Midlands -10 6 £18,000 -52.00% 4
Hertfordshire -9 5 £70,000 +47.36%
South West -17 5 £60,000 +106.89% 4
St Albans - 5 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £62,500 -
Basingstoke +11 4 - -
Amersham - 4 - -
Bradford - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Wales +12 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
East Midlands +10 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Warwickshire - 3 £18,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £50,000 -

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 261 (37.77%) Finance
2 152 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 142 (20.55%) Degree
4 140 (20.26%) Linux
5 139 (20.12%) SQL
6 134 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (18.52%) Project Management
8 125 (18.09%) Windows
9 120 (17.37%) Java
10 110 (15.92%) Oracle
11 106 (15.34%) Analytics
12 105 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
13 100 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 96 (13.89%) Scrum
15 93 (13.46%) WAN
15 93 (13.46%) Cisco
16 92 (13.31%) LAN
16 92 (13.31%) SAN
17 88 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
18 85 (12.30%) Telecoms
19 81 (11.72%) Six Sigma
20 76 (11.00%) Solaris
20 76 (11.00%) NAS
21 74 (10.71%) PRINCE2
22 73 (10.56%) Intel
23 72 (10.42%) Big Data
24 70 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
25 69 (9.99%) ITIL
25 69 (9.99%) QA
26 67 (9.70%) E-Commerce

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 66 (9.55%) IIS
2 44 (6.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 29 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 26 (3.76%) Apache
6 19 (2.75%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 13 (1.88%) Confluence
9 12 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.30%) JBoss
11 8 (1.16%) Mule
12 6 (0.87%) SAS
13 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.58%) JCAPS
13 4 (0.58%) Liferay
13 4 (0.58%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 53 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.30%) MS Office
4 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) Windchill
6 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 18 (2.60%) RMDS
1 18 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.45%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.72%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.43%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.49%) GitHub
2 13 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.01%) SaaS
5 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.72%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.72%) Route 53
6 4 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.43%) IaaS
7 3 (0.43%) PaaS
7 3 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 93 (13.46%) WAN
2 92 (13.31%) LAN
2 92 (13.31%) SAN
3 76 (11.00%) NAS
4 44 (6.37%) FCoE
4 44 (6.37%) Fibre Channel
4 44 (6.37%) Multicast
5 23 (3.33%) Firewall
5 23 (3.33%) Wireless
6 22 (3.18%) Internet
6 22 (3.18%) HTTP
7 19 (2.75%) Radio Access Network
8 17 (2.46%) SMTP
9 13 (1.88%) IMAP
10 12 (1.74%) Broadband
10 12 (1.74%) DNS
11 9 (1.30%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.01%) DHCP
13 6 (0.87%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.42%) Big Data
3 62 (8.97%) Hadoop
4 61 (8.83%) Relational Database
5 55 (7.96%) RDBMS
6 50 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (6.37%) HBase
8 35 (5.07%) NoSQL
9 28 (4.05%) Oracle Exadata
10 27 (3.91%) Mahout
10 27 (3.91%) DB2
11 26 (3.76%) Riak
11 26 (3.76%) Apache Hive
11 26 (3.76%) MongoDB
11 26 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (3.76%) HCatalog
11 26 (3.76%) MarkLogic
11 26 (3.76%) Couchbase
11 26 (3.76%) Sqoop
12 24 (3.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (5.35%) Selenium
2 36 (5.21%) Cucumber
3 31 (4.49%) WATIR
3 31 (4.49%) WebDriver
4 27 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 26 (3.76%) JIRA
6 25 (3.62%) Subversion
7 21 (3.04%) Ant
8 20 (2.89%) Jenkins
9 19 (2.75%) Maven
10 18 (2.60%) WebLOAD
11 17 (2.46%) Emacs
12 16 (2.32%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.88%) JUnit
13 13 (1.88%) AQtime
13 13 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
14 12 (1.74%) Moq
14 12 (1.74%) ReSharper
14 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 261 (37.77%) Finance
2 85 (12.30%) Telecoms
3 63 (9.12%) Marketing
4 61 (8.83%) Banking
5 58 (8.39%) Retail
6 40 (5.79%) Legal
7 26 (3.76%) German Language
8 25 (3.62%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.89%) Back Office
10 12 (1.74%) Advertising
11 10 (1.45%) Automotive
12 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.72%) Games
14 4 (0.58%) Publishing
14 4 (0.58%) Law
15 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Front Office
16 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 113 (16.35%) Architect
2 72 (10.42%) Analyst
3 61 (8.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 53 (7.67%) Developer
5 37 (5.35%) Consultant
6 33 (4.78%) Project Manager
6 33 (4.78%) QA Engineer
7 31 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 28 (4.05%) Product Manager
9 26 (3.76%) Data Architect
9 26 (3.76%) Big Data Architect
10 22 (3.18%) Programme Manager
11 21 (3.04%) Software Developer
12 20 (2.89%) Quality Engineer
13 17 (2.46%) Administrator
13 17 (2.46%) Senior Manager
13 17 (2.46%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.46%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.46%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.55%) Middleware
2 48 (6.95%) .NET
3 47 (6.80%) HTML
4 33 (4.78%) Web Services
5 32 (4.63%) XML
6 31 (4.49%) Gherkin
7 21 (3.04%) Rendezvous
8 19 (2.75%) jQuery
9 18 (2.60%) XSLT
10 17 (2.46%) CSS
11 15 (2.17%) ASP.NET
11 15 (2.17%) JMS
11 15 (2.17%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (1.88%) MAPI
12 13 (1.88%) J2EE
13 12 (1.74%) MSMQ
13 12 (1.74%) NHibernate
13 12 (1.74%) Spring.NET
13 12 (1.74%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (8.68%) Open Source
3 52 (7.53%) User Experience
4 50 (7.24%) Visualisation
5 44 (6.37%) Management Information System
6 41 (5.93%) Blog
7 38 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (5.07%) Computer Science
9 27 (3.91%) Statistics
9 27 (3.91%) Mobile App
10 25 (3.62%) Mathematics
10 25 (3.62%) Clustering
11 24 (3.47%) Data Integration
12 23 (3.33%) Algorithms
13 17 (2.46%) Physics
14 16 (2.32%) Social Media
15 15 (2.17%) PMI
16 13 (1.88%) Taxonomies
17 12 (1.74%) Economics
18 8 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 140 (20.26%) Linux
2 125 (18.09%) Windows
3 76 (11.00%) Solaris
4 43 (6.22%) UNIX
5 4 (0.58%) AIX
6 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.43%) Android
6 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (18.52%) Project Management
3 106 (15.34%) Analytics
4 105 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
5 100 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 96 (13.89%) Scrum
7 88 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
8 81 (11.72%) Six Sigma
9 74 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 69 (9.99%) ITIL
11 67 (9.70%) E-Commerce
12 57 (8.25%) CRM
13 55 (7.96%) Mentoring
14 49 (7.09%) Coaching
15 41 (5.93%) ERP
15 41 (5.93%) Business Development
16 40 (5.79%) Process Management
17 38 (5.50%) OO
17 38 (5.50%) Product Management
18 35 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.12%) SQL
2 120 (17.37%) Java
3 66 (9.55%) C#
4 64 (9.26%) Ruby
5 49 (7.09%) Python
5 49 (7.09%) Bash Shell
6 48 (6.95%) JavaScript
7 30 (4.34%) Perl
7 30 (4.34%) C++
8 18 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.60%) C
9 14 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.03%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.88%) Korn
11 11 (1.59%) Groovy
12 9 (1.30%) Scala
13 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.29%) AWK
14 2 (0.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 142 (20.55%) Degree
2 53 (7.67%) PMI Certification
3 40 (5.79%) PMP
4 38 (5.50%) Security Cleared
5 29 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.30%) MBA
6 9 (1.30%) PhD
7 8 (1.16%) CISSP
7 8 (1.16%) CISA
7 8 (1.16%) CISM
8 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.43%) HNC
10 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.29%) VCP5
11 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.29%) NCDA
11 2 (0.29%) NCIE
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.99%) QA
2 59 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (6.51%) SLA
4 42 (6.08%) ISO 14001
5 16 (2.32%) COBIT
6 12 (1.74%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.30%) ISO 9001
8 8 (1.16%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (8.25%) NFS
2 45 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.37%) SRDF
3 44 (6.37%) Oracle RAC
4 41 (5.93%) Active Directory
5 26 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 26 (3.76%) Apache Flume
6 24 (3.47%) HDFS
7 14 (2.03%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.74%) Docker
9 9 (1.30%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.58%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.29%) Xen
11 2 (0.29%) KVM
11 2 (0.29%) vSphere
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (3.76%) Oozie
2 26 (3.76%) Ambari
3 25 (3.62%) Puppet
4 11 (1.59%) Vagrant
4 11 (1.59%) Ansible
5 8 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.72%) Nagios
6 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.58%) PureDisk
8 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.29%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.29%) YUM
8 2 (0.29%) SCCM
8 2 (0.29%) SCOM
8 2 (0.29%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.29%) SCSM
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 110 (15.92%) Oracle
2 93 (13.46%) Cisco
3 73 (10.56%) Intel
4 66 (9.55%) Microsoft
5 61 (8.83%) NetApp
6 60 (8.68%) Sybase
7 59 (8.54%) EMC
8 48 (6.95%) VMware
9 38 (5.50%) IBM
10 28 (4.05%) Netezza
11 27 (3.91%) Teradata
12 25 (3.62%) Huawei
12 25 (3.62%) Hortonworks
12 25 (3.62%) MapR
12 25 (3.62%) SAP
12 25 (3.62%) TIBCO
13 23 (3.33%) HP
14 21 (3.04%) 29West
15 19 (2.75%) Citrix
16 18 (2.60%) Google
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, South West
University of Bristol
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Highways Agency
Posted: 12 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
Water Jobs - Southern Water
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Pension
Posted: 21 days ago