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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 622 693 701
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +8
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 281 205 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 184 143 116
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
England +74 267 £70,000 +21.73% 27
London +100 165 £82,500 +17.85% 10
South East +15 57 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +29 36 £60,000 +41.17% 1
City of London +17 32 £74,000 +23.33% 3
Reading +16 22 £48,750 +14.70%
Yorkshire +8 16 £23,000 -64.61% 1
West Midlands -20 10 £42,500 +63.46% 3
Surrey -3 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland +19 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Oxfordshire +10 6 £60,000 -29.41%
East of England -3 6 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Bracknell -3 6 - -
Brentford - 6 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £60,000 -
South West -29 5 £36,500 +40.38% 5
Hounslow - 5 - -
Harrogate - 4 £22,750 -
Oxford - 4 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £22,750 -
East Midlands +20 3 £25,000 -34.64%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £48,750 -21.37% 1
Cambridge +8 3 £48,750 -21.37% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 3 - -
Hampshire +2 3 £40,000 +48.14% 2
North West +1 3 £24,906 -28.84% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £36,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Trowbridge - 3 £36,500 - 1

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 233 (41.91%) Finance
2 174 (31.29%) Linux
3 170 (30.58%) Windows
4 149 (26.80%) SQL
5 146 (26.26%) Oracle
6 131 (23.56%) SQL Server
7 124 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (22.12%) Cisco
9 121 (21.76%) Java
10 116 (20.86%) WAN
11 115 (20.68%) LAN
11 115 (20.68%) Performance Tuning
12 114 (20.50%) SAN
12 114 (20.50%) Degree
13 111 (19.96%) NetApp
13 111 (19.96%) EMC
13 111 (19.96%) NAS
14 110 (19.78%) Project Management
15 108 (19.42%) Middleware
16 102 (18.35%) Solaris
17 97 (17.45%) NFS
18 96 (17.27%) Intel
18 96 (17.27%) SRDF
18 96 (17.27%) FCoE
18 96 (17.27%) Fibre Channel
18 96 (17.27%) Multicast
19 92 (16.55%) Telecoms
20 90 (16.19%) Tomcat
21 84 (15.11%) IBM
22 83 (14.93%) WebSphere

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 90 (16.19%) Tomcat
2 83 (14.93%) WebSphere
3 74 (13.31%) IIS
4 71 (12.77%) Apache
5 64 (11.51%) Oracle Coherence
6 63 (11.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 24 (4.32%) JBoss
8 23 (4.14%) WebLogic
9 21 (3.78%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.62%) Mule
11 8 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.26%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.08%) SAS
14 5 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.72%) JCAPS
15 4 (0.72%) Liferay
16 3 (0.54%) CMS
17 2 (0.36%) Lync
18 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.26%) MS Office
4 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.90%) SPSS
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) MS Project
8 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 47 (8.45%) RMDS
2 5 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.18%) Radian6
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.70%) SaaS
2 8 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.26%) PaaS
3 7 (1.26%) IaaS
4 5 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.90%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.90%) Route 53
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (20.86%) WAN
2 115 (20.68%) LAN
3 114 (20.50%) SAN
4 111 (19.96%) NAS
5 96 (17.27%) FCoE
5 96 (17.27%) Fibre Channel
5 96 (17.27%) Multicast
6 67 (12.05%) HTTP
7 24 (4.32%) iSCSI
7 24 (4.32%) Wireless
8 17 (3.06%) Firewall
9 11 (1.98%) Internet
10 6 (1.08%) IPsec
10 6 (1.08%) WLAN
11 5 (0.90%) FTP
11 5 (0.90%) DNS
12 4 (0.72%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.72%) Intranet
12 4 (0.72%) VPN
12 4 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.17%) Hadoop
3 48 (8.63%) HBase
4 39 (7.01%) DB2
5 37 (6.65%) MySQL
6 34 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 33 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (5.40%) Big Data
9 24 (4.32%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.98%) OLTP
12 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.80%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (1.62%) OLAP
14 7 (1.26%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (5.76%) Maven
2 31 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.04%) JIRA
4 27 (4.86%) Ant
5 19 (3.42%) JUnit
6 17 (3.06%) Subversion
7 16 (2.88%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.88%) Hudson
8 13 (2.34%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.90%) Selenium
11 4 (0.72%) WebLOAD
11 4 (0.72%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
11 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.72%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.54%) Emacs
12 3 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 233 (41.91%) Finance
2 92 (16.55%) Telecoms
3 55 (9.89%) Banking
4 45 (8.09%) Marketing
5 30 (5.40%) Retail
6 26 (4.68%) Legal
7 16 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.62%) Advertising
9 8 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.44%) German Language
10 7 (1.26%) Games
11 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.90%) Electronics
12 5 (0.90%) Automotive
12 5 (0.90%) Law
12 5 (0.90%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.54%) Local Government
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 2 (0.36%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (27.70%) Architect
2 102 (18.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 63 (11.33%) Analyst
4 54 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
5 39 (7.01%) Developer
5 39 (7.01%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 38 (6.83%) Project Manager
7 37 (6.65%) Lead Architect
8 34 (6.12%) Consultant
9 31 (5.58%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.96%) Quality Manager
11 21 (3.78%) Technical Architect
12 20 (3.60%) Senior Manager
13 19 (3.42%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.52%) Junior
14 14 (2.52%) Graduate
14 14 (2.52%) Java Architect
14 14 (2.52%) Graduate Software Developer
14 14 (2.52%) Junior Developer
14 14 (2.52%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (19.42%) Middleware
2 70 (12.59%) HTML
3 68 (12.23%) XML
4 47 (8.45%) XSLT
4 47 (8.45%) Rendezvous
5 38 (6.83%) J2EE
6 30 (5.40%) Web Services
6 30 (5.40%) JMS
7 28 (5.04%) Spring
8 27 (4.86%) Java EE
9 26 (4.68%) .NET
10 20 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (2.88%) Struts
12 15 (2.70%) WSH
13 10 (1.80%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.80%) jQuery
13 10 (1.80%) JPA
14 8 (1.44%) CSS
15 7 (1.26%) JMX
16 6 (1.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 41 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (6.29%) Mainframe
4 35 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 30 (5.40%) Statistics
6 21 (3.78%) PMI
6 21 (3.78%) Clustering
7 20 (3.60%) User Experience
8 13 (2.34%) Visualisation
9 12 (2.16%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.16%) NHS
10 8 (1.44%) Open Source
10 8 (1.44%) Social Media
11 7 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.26%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.08%) Blog
12 6 (1.08%) SCADA
12 6 (1.08%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.08%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 174 (31.29%) Linux
2 170 (30.58%) Windows
3 102 (18.35%) Solaris
4 76 (13.67%) UNIX
5 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (20.68%) Performance Tuning
3 110 (19.78%) Project Management
4 70 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 63 (11.33%) Risk Management
6 60 (10.79%) PRINCE2
7 59 (10.61%) Six Sigma
8 49 (8.81%) ITIL
9 46 (8.27%) Scrum
10 40 (7.19%) CRM
11 35 (6.29%) Risk Assessment
11 35 (6.29%) Analytics
12 34 (6.12%) Process Management
13 30 (5.40%) OO
13 30 (5.40%) Performance Analysis
14 28 (5.04%) Validation
15 27 (4.86%) Service Delivery
16 26 (4.68%) Coaching
17 25 (4.50%) Mentoring
17 25 (4.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (26.80%) SQL
2 121 (21.76%) Java
3 60 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.29%) C#
5 32 (5.76%) Bash Shell
6 28 (5.04%) Python
7 21 (3.78%) C++
7 21 (3.78%) C
8 17 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.34%) Perl
10 12 (2.16%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.26%) VBA
12 7 (1.26%) Ruby
12 7 (1.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) COBOL
14 1 (0.18%) Fortran
14 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (20.50%) Degree
2 51 (9.17%) PMI Certification
3 32 (5.76%) PMP
4 23 (4.14%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.98%) CISA
6 11 (1.98%) CISM
6 11 (1.98%) CISSP
7 9 (1.62%) MBA
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.54%) CCNP
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.36%) NCDA
9 2 (0.36%) NCIE
9 2 (0.36%) VCP5
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (7.91%) ISO 14001
3 30 (5.40%) ISO 9001
4 29 (5.22%) SLA
5 20 (3.60%) ISO 9000
5 20 (3.60%) QA
6 13 (2.34%) COBIT
7 11 (1.98%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.36%) Val IT
9 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (17.45%) NFS
2 96 (17.27%) SRDF
3 57 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (9.17%) Oracle RAC
5 49 (8.81%) Active Directory
6 42 (7.55%) Hyper-V
7 24 (4.32%) KVM
7 24 (4.32%) Xen
8 16 (2.88%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.72%) Docker
10 2 (0.36%) vSphere
11 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.06%) Puppet
2 7 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.90%) Nagios
4 4 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.18%) yum
7 1 (0.18%) Ambari
7 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 146 (26.26%) Oracle
2 123 (22.12%) Cisco
3 111 (19.96%) EMC
3 111 (19.96%) NetApp
4 96 (17.27%) Intel
5 84 (15.11%) IBM
6 60 (10.79%) VMware
7 59 (10.61%) Sybase
8 53 (9.53%) Microsoft
9 51 (9.17%) TIBCO
10 47 (8.45%) DataSynapse
10 47 (8.45%) 29West
11 19 (3.42%) HP
12 15 (2.70%) SAP
13 14 (2.52%) Symantec
14 13 (2.34%) Huawei
14 13 (2.34%) Brocade
15 10 (1.80%) Remedy
15 10 (1.80%) Cognos
15 10 (1.80%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £62500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24,827- £28779.00 annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Banking Benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Saga
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Commission plus others.
Posted: 20 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
WaterJobs - Southern Water
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago