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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 776 789 629
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -160
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 131 178 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 80 115 230
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%

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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +31 125 £55,000 -22.80% 18
London +20 61 £55,000 -36.23% 9
South East +68 32 £67,500 +28.57% 4
North West -14 20 £52,500 +10.52%
Berkshire +41 17 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Reading +30 15 £69,250 -
Manchester +9 15 £60,000 +41.17%
City of London +48 6 £44,500 -50.55% 1
Scotland +9 5 £25,000 -64.28%
Cheshire +8 5 £25,000 -47.36%
East Sussex - 5 £70,000 -
Brighton - 5 £70,000 -
Glasgow +17 4 - -
East of England +17 4 £81,250 +100.61% 2
Yorkshire +16 4 £55,000 +4.76%
South West +3 4 £39,500 -39.23% 1
Knutsford +21 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £40,000 - 2
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 2
West Drayton - 3 £30,500 -
Leeds +28 2 £61,250 +28.27%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £46,250 -
Hampshire +16 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +11 2 £61,250 +28.27%
Maidenhead -3 2 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Cambridge - 2 £82,500 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £55,000 -
Havant - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £46,250 -

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 106 (37.99%) Finance
2 84 (30.11%) Degree
3 78 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (24.73%) Linux
5 63 (22.58%) SQL
6 59 (21.15%) Project Management
7 54 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
8 53 (19.00%) Windows
9 52 (18.64%) MS Excel
10 49 (17.56%) SQL Server
10 49 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (15.77%) Oracle
11 44 (15.77%) Tomcat
12 43 (15.41%) Apache
13 42 (15.05%) Risk Management
14 41 (14.70%) VMware
15 40 (14.34%) SAN
16 39 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (13.62%) NAS
17 38 (13.62%) NetApp
18 37 (13.26%) Analytics
19 36 (12.90%) EMC
19 36 (12.90%) Intel
19 36 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (12.90%) Cisco
19 36 (12.90%) Solaris
20 35 (12.54%) NFS
20 35 (12.54%) LAN
20 35 (12.54%) WAN
20 35 (12.54%) SRDF

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 44 (15.77%) Tomcat
2 43 (15.41%) Apache
3 32 (11.47%) IIS
4 24 (8.60%) WebSphere
5 23 (8.24%) Oracle Coherence
5 23 (8.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 19 (6.81%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.15%) DNN
8 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.72%) SAS
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.72%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) Mule
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.09%) MS Office
3 9 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.72%) SPSS
7 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.36%) InDesign
7 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.72%) RMDS
2 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.45%) IBM Cloud
1 18 (6.45%) SoftLayer
2 16 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Route 53
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.34%) SAN
2 38 (13.62%) NAS
3 35 (12.54%) FCoE
3 35 (12.54%) Fibre Channel
3 35 (12.54%) LAN
3 35 (12.54%) Multicast
3 35 (12.54%) WAN
4 25 (8.96%) HTTP
5 21 (7.53%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.15%) DNS
7 4 (1.43%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.08%) IMAP
8 3 (1.08%) SMTP
8 3 (1.08%) VPN
9 2 (0.72%) ATM
9 2 (0.72%) GSM
9 2 (0.72%) RIP
9 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.72%) UMTS
9 2 (0.72%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.04%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (7.89%) DB2
3 22 (7.89%) OLTP
4 21 (7.53%) OLAP
4 21 (7.53%) Oracle OLAP
5 11 (3.94%) Data Mining
6 8 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.87%) HBase
7 6 (2.15%) Big Data
7 6 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.43%) MySQL
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.72%) QlikView
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (7.17%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.79%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.43%) AQtime
4 4 (1.43%) Selenium
4 4 (1.43%) WebLOAD
5 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.08%) JIRA
5 3 (1.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.72%) JMeter
6 2 (0.72%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (0.72%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.36%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.36%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.36%) Moq
7 1 (0.36%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (37.99%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.45%) Legal
4 17 (6.09%) Marketing
5 16 (5.73%) Banking
6 11 (3.94%) Publishing
6 11 (3.94%) Retail
7 8 (2.87%) French Language
7 8 (2.87%) Games
8 7 (2.51%) Billing
9 6 (2.15%) Automotive
9 6 (2.15%) German Language
9 6 (2.15%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.79%) Russian Language
11 4 (1.43%) Dutch Language
11 4 (1.43%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.72%) Law
12 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (15.05%) Architect
2 35 (12.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 33 (11.83%) Analyst
4 31 (11.11%) Developer
5 22 (7.89%) Lead Architect
6 17 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.38%) Project Director
8 14 (5.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.66%) Android Developer
10 12 (4.30%) Product Manager
11 11 (3.94%) Commercial Manager
12 10 (3.58%) Senior Manager
13 9 (3.23%) Database Architect
13 9 (3.23%) IT Architect
13 9 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.23%) Storage Architect
13 9 (3.23%) Unix Architect
13 9 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.04%) Middleware
2 20 (7.17%) LAMP
3 17 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (5.73%) RESTful
5 15 (5.38%) .NET
5 15 (5.38%) HTML
6 13 (4.66%) Android SDK
7 10 (3.58%) J2EE
8 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.51%) CSS
9 7 (2.51%) HTML5
9 7 (2.51%) jQuery
9 7 (2.51%) Web Services
10 6 (2.15%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.79%) CSS3
12 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (1.43%) Spark Streaming
12 4 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.39%) User Experience
3 21 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 18 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.45%) Social Media
5 16 (5.73%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.73%) Data Centre
6 15 (5.38%) Mathematics
6 15 (5.38%) Statistics
7 14 (5.02%) Fintech
8 11 (3.94%) Algorithms
9 9 (3.23%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.87%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.87%) Online Games
11 7 (2.51%) Physics
12 6 (2.15%) CUDA
12 6 (2.15%) Neural Network
12 6 (2.15%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.79%) Psychology
13 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (24.73%) Linux
2 53 (19.00%) Windows
3 36 (12.90%) Solaris
4 17 (6.09%) Android
4 17 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (6.09%) Unix
5 9 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.51%) Debian
8 5 (1.79%) CentOS
8 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (21.15%) Project Management
3 54 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
4 42 (15.05%) Risk Management
5 37 (13.26%) Analytics
6 36 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 26 (9.32%) Scrum
11 24 (8.60%) CRM
11 24 (8.60%) Performance Testing
12 23 (8.24%) DevOps
13 22 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.53%) Change Management
14 21 (7.53%) Configuration Management
15 20 (7.17%) Programme Management
16 19 (6.81%) Product Management
17 18 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (6.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.58%) SQL
2 34 (12.19%) Java
3 30 (10.75%) Python
4 26 (9.32%) Bash Shell
5 20 (7.17%) Korn
5 20 (7.17%) Perl
6 18 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.73%) PHP
8 13 (4.66%) C#
9 12 (4.30%) C++
10 10 (3.58%) C
11 6 (2.15%) Scala
12 5 (1.79%) R
12 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.08%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.08%) Go
13 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.72%) MapBasic
14 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (30.11%) Degree
2 14 (5.02%) PMI Certification
2 14 (5.02%) PMP
3 7 (2.51%) HNC
4 6 (2.15%) HND
5 4 (1.43%) CCNA
5 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.43%) RHCE
5 4 (1.43%) RHCT
6 2 (0.72%) ACDT
6 2 (0.72%) ACMT
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.17%) SLA
2 16 (5.73%) QA
3 15 (5.38%) Data Quality
4 14 (5.02%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.54%) NFS
2 35 (12.54%) SRDF
3 24 (8.60%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 21 (7.53%) KVM
5 21 (7.53%) Xen
6 10 (3.58%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.43%) Docker
8 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.36%) etcd
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (7.53%) Puppet
2 20 (7.17%) HAProxy
3 18 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.43%) Ansible
4 4 (1.43%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.08%) logstash
5 3 (1.08%) Nagios
6 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.72%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.36%) Consul
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.36%) OpenView
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (15.77%) Oracle
2 41 (14.70%) VMware
3 38 (13.62%) NetApp
4 36 (12.90%) Cisco
4 36 (12.90%) EMC
4 36 (12.90%) Intel
5 34 (12.19%) Microsoft
6 29 (10.39%) IBM
7 19 (6.81%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.38%) HP
9 13 (4.66%) Facebook
9 13 (4.66%) Twitter
10 11 (3.94%) Google
11 10 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.51%) Adobe
12 7 (2.51%) Rackspace
13 6 (2.15%) Computacenter
13 6 (2.15%) Lattice Semiconductor
14 5 (1.79%) Remedy
15 4 (1.43%) Dell
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Redwood Recruitment
Salary: Very competitive, commensurate with the responsibilities involved
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE, pension, free breakfast
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Boden
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Busuu
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum 20% bonus, share options
Posted: 9 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £31,383 to £41,373 per annum AfC Band 7
Posted: 27 days ago