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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 806 656 754
Rank change year-on-year
-150 +98
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 145 292 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 106 190 134
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -134 129 £50,000 -23.07% 27
London -111 59 £60,000 -14.28% 14
South East -24 24 £53,750 -10.41% 4
Scotland +12 15 £47,180 -14.21%
East of England +5 11 £28,750 -47.72%
Glasgow -1 11 £47,000 -
South West -2 11 £45,500 -20.86% 1
Bournemouth +11 8 - -
Dorset +6 8 - -
North West -5 8 £37,500 -52.38% 3
Berkshire -19 8 £57,500 -4.16% 2
City of London +38 7 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Yorkshire +4 7 £45,000 -16.27% 4
Surrey +9 5 £42,500 -29.16%
Suffolk -9 5 £22,000 -60.00%
Ipswich -12 5 £22,000 -60.00%
Brighton - 5 £70,000 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £70,000 - 1
Manchester +14 4 £41,250 -46.77% 2
Nottinghamshire +11 4 - -
Hampshire +9 4 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +2 4 - -
Reading -11 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Colchester - 4 £48,750 -
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £36,750 - 1
Essex - 4 £48,750 -
Nottingham +5 3 - -
Maidenhead -6 3 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -20 3 £60,000 +84.61% 1

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (37.50%) Finance
2 88 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (26.25%) Degree
4 74 (23.13%) Linux
5 71 (22.19%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (19.38%) Analytics
7 58 (18.13%) SQL
8 55 (17.19%) User Experience
9 47 (14.69%) Microsoft
10 42 (13.13%) Oracle
11 39 (12.19%) Java
11 39 (12.19%) Windows
12 36 (11.25%) JavaScript
12 36 (11.25%) Service Delivery
12 36 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (10.63%) ITIL
14 33 (10.31%) XML
14 33 (10.31%) Marketing
15 32 (10.00%) HTML
16 31 (9.69%) SQL Server
16 31 (9.69%) MS Excel
16 31 (9.69%) NetApp
17 30 (9.38%) Scrum
17 30 (9.38%) Banking
18 29 (9.06%) Hadoop
18 29 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (9.06%) ETL
19 28 (8.75%) Data Modelling
19 28 (8.75%) SAN
19 28 (8.75%) VMware

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.94%) IIS
3 18 (5.63%) Apache
3 18 (5.63%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 15 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (3.75%) CMS
6 11 (3.44%) Lync
7 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.88%) SAS
9 4 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.94%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.63%) GemFire
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.31%) OmniGraffle
3 12 (3.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (3.44%) MS Office
5 9 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.56%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.63%) MS Project
8 2 (0.63%) SPSS
9 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (4.38%) RMDS
2 5 (1.56%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.25%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.63%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.31%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.63%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.19%) PaaS
3 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.25%) GitHub
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) IaaS
4 3 (0.94%) Office 365
4 3 (0.94%) SaaS
4 3 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.63%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.63%) Route 53
5 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.75%) SAN
2 26 (8.13%) NAS
3 25 (7.81%) LAN
3 25 (7.81%) Multicast
3 25 (7.81%) WAN
4 23 (7.19%) FCoE
4 23 (7.19%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (5.00%) HTTP
5 16 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.94%) IMAP
7 3 (0.94%) SMTP
7 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.63%) AMQP
8 2 (0.63%) DNS
8 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.63%) Firewall
8 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.63%) Intranet
8 2 (0.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.06%) Hadoop
3 27 (8.44%) HBase
4 24 (7.50%) Big Data
5 16 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.06%) MySQL
7 12 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.44%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.44%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.56%) OLTP
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.56%) SAP BI
12 4 (1.25%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.63%) DB2
14 2 (0.63%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 17 (5.31%) Axure RP
2 13 (4.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.19%) Selenium
4 6 (1.88%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (1.88%) SilkTest
5 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.56%) JUnit
6 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.25%) Gradle
6 4 (1.25%) Toad
7 3 (0.94%) AQtime
7 3 (0.94%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.31%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.31%) RSpec
General
1 120 (37.50%) Finance
2 33 (10.31%) Marketing
3 30 (9.38%) Banking
4 26 (8.13%) Retail
5 16 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.75%) Publishing
7 11 (3.44%) Back Office
8 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.88%) Legal
9 5 (1.56%) Games
9 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.25%) Front Office
11 3 (0.94%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Local Government
12 2 (0.63%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Electronics
13 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (16.56%) Architect
2 50 (15.63%) Analyst
3 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (6.25%) Consultant
4 20 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 16 (5.00%) User Experience Manager
6 14 (4.38%) Developer
6 14 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (4.38%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.06%) Information Security Manager
7 13 (4.06%) Security Manager
8 12 (3.75%) Data Architect
8 12 (3.75%) Designer
8 12 (3.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 12 (3.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 12 (3.75%) Technical Architect
8 12 (3.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (3.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.31%) XML
2 32 (10.00%) HTML
3 22 (6.88%) Middleware
4 20 (6.25%) .NET
5 16 (5.00%) Rendezvous
5 16 (5.00%) Ultra Messaging
6 15 (4.69%) XSLT
7 14 (4.38%) JSON
7 14 (4.38%) Spring
8 13 (4.06%) REST
9 11 (3.44%) CSS
9 11 (3.44%) Web Services
10 10 (3.13%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.13%) jQuery
10 10 (3.13%) Struts
11 9 (2.81%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.81%) Backbone.js
11 9 (2.81%) React
12 8 (2.50%) RESTful
13 7 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.19%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (17.19%) User Experience
3 25 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 24 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 24 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 16 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 13 (4.06%) Social Media
7 11 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.81%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (2.81%) Psychology
9 6 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.88%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.56%) AS400
10 5 (1.56%) Copywriting
10 5 (1.56%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.56%) Fintech
10 5 (1.56%) iSeries
10 5 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.13%) Linux
2 39 (12.19%) Windows
3 25 (7.81%) Solaris
4 24 (7.50%) Unix
5 14 (4.38%) Android
6 8 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.63%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.38%) Analytics
3 36 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
3 36 (11.25%) Service Delivery
4 34 (10.63%) ITIL
5 30 (9.38%) Scrum
6 29 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (9.06%) ETL
7 28 (8.75%) Data Modelling
7 28 (8.75%) Project Management
8 25 (7.81%) Data Management
8 25 (7.81%) E-Commerce
8 25 (7.81%) Information Security
9 24 (7.50%) Change Management
9 24 (7.50%) Presales
9 24 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 21 (6.56%) Coaching
11 20 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 19 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (5.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.13%) SQL
2 39 (12.19%) Java
3 36 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.19%) C
5 17 (5.31%) C++
5 17 (5.31%) Python
6 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.88%) Embedded C
7 6 (1.88%) Embedded C++
8 5 (1.56%) C#
8 5 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.25%) PHP
9 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.63%) Erlang
10 2 (0.63%) R
10 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.63%) VBA
11 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (26.25%) Degree
2 15 (4.69%) CISM
3 8 (2.50%) CISA
3 8 (2.50%) CISSP
3 8 (2.50%) NCDA
3 8 (2.50%) NCIE
3 8 (2.50%) VCP5
3 8 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.19%) ISEB
5 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.25%) MBA
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.63%) ACCA
10 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.19%) QA
2 17 (5.31%) COBIT
3 15 (4.69%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.88%) SLA
6 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.19%) NFS
2 23 (7.19%) SRDF
3 16 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.00%) KVM
3 16 (5.00%) Xen
4 15 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (3.44%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.50%) vSphere
7 4 (1.25%) Firmware
8 3 (0.94%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.63%) HDFS
9 2 (0.63%) UAG
9 2 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.94%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.13%) Oracle
3 31 (9.69%) NetApp
4 28 (8.75%) VMware
5 26 (8.13%) Cisco
6 24 (7.50%) Google
7 23 (7.19%) EMC
7 23 (7.19%) IBM
7 23 (7.19%) Intel
8 21 (6.56%) SAP
9 16 (5.00%) Adobe
9 16 (5.00%) TIBCO
10 15 (4.69%) Sybase
11 14 (4.38%) DataFlux
11 14 (4.38%) DataSynapse
11 14 (4.38%) Trillium
12 11 (3.44%) Informatica
12 11 (3.44%) Tableau
13 9 (2.81%) Twitter
14 8 (2.50%) Facebook
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 26d holiday, bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Head Office, Hanger Lane, London
River Island
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ITV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Annapurna HR
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car
Posted: 17 days ago
London
MRP-Global.com
Posted: 18 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
MRP-Global.com
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
MRP Global
Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Brighton
MRP Global
Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago