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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
UK
Rank 698 776 668
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -108
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 160 144 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 113 109 183
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%

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
74113 86274 88538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.68% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61003 71739 73006
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 £31,000
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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +71 149 £53,750 +7.50% 11
London +108 105 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South East +68 18 £40,000 -40.74% 1
North West -8 13 £44,250 -6.84%
City of London +29 7 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Cheshire +16 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Scotland +8 7 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +47 6 £31,000 -48.33%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £37,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £60,000 -
Manchester -15 5 £53,750 +13.15%
Knutsford +11 4 - -
South West +8 4 £41,500 -8.79%
Milton Keynes - 4 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £53,750 -
Yorkshire +19 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Hounslow +6 3 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £31,000 -
Reading - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire +23 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Leeds +21 2 £37,500 -21.05%
East of England +5 2 £55,000 +41.93% 5
West Midlands +4 2 £24,813 -58.64% 1
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £42,500 -
Ipswich +24 1 £30,000 +36.36%
Dorset +17 1 - -
East Sussex +10 1 £52,500 -25.00%

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 145 (48.17%) Finance
2 115 (38.21%) Degree
3 87 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (24.58%) Linux
5 71 (23.59%) Oracle
6 68 (22.59%) Windows
7 66 (21.93%) Performance Tuning
8 64 (21.26%) LAN
9 63 (20.93%) Risk Management
10 60 (19.93%) WAN
11 59 (19.60%) IBM
12 58 (19.27%) NetApp
13 57 (18.94%) SAN
13 57 (18.94%) Cisco
13 57 (18.94%) EMC
13 57 (18.94%) Intel
13 57 (18.94%) NFS
13 57 (18.94%) Solaris
13 57 (18.94%) NAS
13 57 (18.94%) SRDF
13 57 (18.94%) FCoE
13 57 (18.94%) Fibre Channel
13 57 (18.94%) Multicast
14 56 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (18.60%) VMware
15 55 (18.27%) MS Excel
15 55 (18.27%) Oracle RAC
15 55 (18.27%) Oracle Coherence
16 52 (17.28%) Xen
16 52 (17.28%) iSCSI

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 55 (18.27%) Oracle Coherence
2 52 (17.28%) Apache
3 49 (16.28%) Tomcat
4 48 (15.95%) IIS
4 48 (15.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 48 (15.95%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.32%) SAS
6 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.00%) nginx
8 2 (0.66%) JBoss
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.33%) Confluence
9 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.64%) MS Office
3 25 (8.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.66%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.66%) InDesign
6 2 (0.66%) SPSS
6 2 (0.66%) Windchill
7 1 (0.33%) MS Project
7 1 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.33%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 28 (9.30%) RMDS
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.66%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (0.66%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.66%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.66%) SaaS
2 4 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.33%) AdWords
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (21.26%) LAN
2 60 (19.93%) WAN
3 57 (18.94%) FCoE
3 57 (18.94%) Fibre Channel
3 57 (18.94%) Multicast
3 57 (18.94%) NAS
3 57 (18.94%) SAN
4 52 (17.28%) iSCSI
5 49 (16.28%) HTTP
6 7 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (2.33%) Wireless
7 5 (1.66%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.66%) VPN
8 4 (1.33%) Firewall
8 4 (1.33%) Network Security
9 3 (1.00%) LDAP
9 3 (1.00%) SSL
9 3 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.66%) GSM
10 2 (0.66%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.96%) Hadoop
2 39 (12.96%) HBase
3 29 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (7.64%) DB2
5 20 (6.64%) OLAP
5 20 (6.64%) OLTP
5 20 (6.64%) Oracle OLAP
6 11 (3.65%) MySQL
7 8 (2.66%) Big Data
8 7 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.33%) QlikView
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.00%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.33%) JIRA
4 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.00%) JUnit
4 3 (1.00%) PHPUnit
4 3 (1.00%) Selenium
4 3 (1.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.66%) Moq
6 1 (0.33%) Grunt
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 145 (48.17%) Finance
2 28 (9.30%) Banking
3 25 (8.31%) Legal
3 25 (8.31%) Marketing
4 23 (7.64%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.65%) Billing
6 16 (5.32%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.65%) French Language
8 10 (3.32%) German Language
8 10 (3.32%) Spanish Language
9 9 (2.99%) Games
9 9 (2.99%) Retail
10 7 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (2.33%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.66%) Automotive
11 5 (1.66%) Publishing
11 5 (1.66%) Russian Language
12 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (20.93%) Architect
2 55 (18.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 36 (11.96%) Analyst
4 33 (10.96%) Technical Architect
5 32 (10.63%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 32 (10.63%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 31 (10.30%) Developer
7 29 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 21 (6.98%) Lead Architect
9 21 (6.98%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.98%) Commercial Manager
11 14 (4.65%) Consultant
12 13 (4.32%) Network Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (3.65%) Storage Architect
13 11 (3.65%) User Experience Researcher
13 11 (3.65%) Virtualisation Architect
13 11 (3.65%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.95%) Middleware
2 38 (12.62%) HTML
3 34 (11.30%) XML
4 28 (9.30%) Rendezvous
4 28 (9.30%) Ultra Messaging
4 28 (9.30%) XSLT
5 10 (3.32%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.32%) RESTful
6 7 (2.33%) CSS
7 5 (1.66%) Android SDK
8 4 (1.33%) .NET
8 4 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.33%) jQuery
8 4 (1.33%) LAMP
8 4 (1.33%) Spark Streaming
9 3 (1.00%) Behat
9 3 (1.00%) HTML5
9 3 (1.00%) JSON
9 3 (1.00%) ODBC
9 3 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.30%) Management Information System
2 31 (10.30%) User Experience
3 26 (8.64%) Statistics
4 20 (6.64%) Mobile App
5 17 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 16 (5.32%) Data Centre
7 14 (4.65%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.65%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.65%) Psychology
8 11 (3.65%) Social Media
9 10 (3.32%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (2.66%) Online Games
11 6 (1.99%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.66%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.66%) Ergonomics
13 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.33%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.58%) Linux
2 68 (22.59%) Windows
3 57 (18.94%) Solaris
4 9 (2.99%) Android
5 5 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.00%) CentOS
7 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.00%) Unix
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.66%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.93%) Performance Tuning
3 63 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 45 (14.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 44 (14.62%) Project Management
6 41 (13.62%) Analytics
7 38 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (10.96%) Change Management
9 27 (8.97%) Service Delivery
10 24 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (7.64%) CRM
11 23 (7.64%) Process Improvement
12 21 (6.98%) Programme Management
13 20 (6.64%) Service Management
13 20 (6.64%) Six Sigma
14 19 (6.31%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 19 (6.31%) DevOps
15 18 (5.98%) E-Commerce
16 16 (5.32%) Performance Management
16 16 (5.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.28%) SQL
2 42 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.96%) Java
4 16 (5.32%) C
5 7 (2.33%) PHP
6 6 (1.99%) Go
7 5 (1.66%) C#
7 5 (1.66%) R
7 5 (1.66%) Scala
7 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.33%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.00%) Python
9 3 (1.00%) VBA
10 2 (0.66%) MapBasic
10 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 115 (38.21%) Degree
2 13 (4.32%) PMI Certification
2 13 (4.32%) PMP
3 7 (2.33%) HNC
3 7 (2.33%) HND
4 2 (0.66%) ACDT
4 2 (0.66%) ACMT
4 2 (0.66%) MBA
4 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.33%) CCNA
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.64%) SLA
2 24 (7.97%) Data Quality
3 13 (4.32%) ISO 14001
4 12 (3.99%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (18.94%) NFS
1 57 (18.94%) SRDF
2 56 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (18.27%) Oracle RAC
4 52 (17.28%) Hyper-V
4 52 (17.28%) KVM
4 52 (17.28%) Xen
5 10 (3.32%) Active Directory
6 9 (2.99%) Docker
7 3 (1.00%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.66%) etcd
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.99%) RSA Archer
2 7 (2.33%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) Ansible
3 3 (1.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.00%) cPanel
4 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.66%) Consul
4 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 71 (23.59%) Oracle
2 59 (19.60%) IBM
3 58 (19.27%) NetApp
4 57 (18.94%) Cisco
4 57 (18.94%) EMC
4 57 (18.94%) Intel
5 56 (18.60%) VMware
6 35 (11.63%) Sybase
7 29 (9.63%) Microsoft
8 28 (9.30%) DataSynapse
8 28 (9.30%) TIBCO
9 11 (3.65%) Adobe
10 9 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.99%) Reuters
11 7 (2.33%) Facebook
11 7 (2.33%) Google
11 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.33%) SAP
11 7 (2.33%) Twitter
12 6 (1.99%) Computacenter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Top plus full benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
networx
Salary: £24,200 (including 1% annual increase 1st April 2017)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + 35% bonus potential and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + exc' bens.
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
aap3
Salary: £35.00 - £40.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago