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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 649 725 689
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -36
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 255 221 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 186 154 137
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +51.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £70,400
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £54,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +51.04%

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
92626 99355 89014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 82.06% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74985 79810 73029
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +74 242 £70,000 +21.73% 40
London +68 138 £87,500 +20.68% 15
South East +15 52 £60,000 +23.07% 10
Berkshire +26 35 £60,000 +4.34% 3
City of London +22 26 £82,500 +40.42% 7
Reading 0 19 £48,750 -15.21%
Yorkshire +2 11 £23,000 -64.61% 3
West Midlands -11 10 £43,500 -51.66% 1
South West -11 10 £38,000 +46.15% 8
East of England +16 8 £45,000 -21.73%
East Midlands +15 8 £25,000 -34.64% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £23,000 - 1
Scotland +25 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Surrey +5 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bracknell +2 6 - -
Edinburgh - 6 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 6 £23,000 -
Oxfordshire +16 5 £60,000 -29.41%
Brentford - 5 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £36,250 -41.53%
Cambridge +8 4 £36,250 -41.53%
Bristol 0 4 £55,750 - 4
North West 0 4 £21,953 -37.27% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Leicestershire +19 3 £25,000 -31.50%
Buckinghamshire +6 3 - -
Trowbridge - 3 £36,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £47,500 - 1

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 227 (40.97%) Finance
2 184 (33.21%) Linux
3 180 (32.49%) Windows
4 154 (27.80%) SQL
5 153 (27.62%) Oracle
6 135 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (23.83%) SQL Server
7 132 (23.83%) Cisco
8 128 (23.10%) Performance Tuning
9 125 (22.56%) Java
10 122 (22.02%) EMC
10 122 (22.02%) SAN
10 122 (22.02%) NetApp
11 121 (21.84%) LAN
11 121 (21.84%) WAN
12 119 (21.48%) NAS
13 115 (20.76%) Middleware
14 113 (20.40%) Solaris
15 109 (19.68%) Degree
16 107 (19.31%) NFS
16 107 (19.31%) SRDF
16 107 (19.31%) FCoE
16 107 (19.31%) Fibre Channel
16 107 (19.31%) Multicast
17 106 (19.13%) Intel
18 105 (18.95%) Project Management
19 98 (17.69%) Tomcat
20 95 (17.15%) IBM
21 91 (16.43%) WebSphere
22 86 (15.52%) Telecoms

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 98 (17.69%) Tomcat
2 91 (16.43%) WebSphere
3 81 (14.62%) IIS
4 77 (13.90%) Apache
5 73 (13.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 73 (13.18%) Oracle Coherence
6 24 (4.33%) JBoss
7 21 (3.79%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.89%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.62%) Mule
10 8 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (1.44%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.26%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.08%) SAS
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.72%) JCAPS
14 4 (0.72%) Liferay
14 4 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.54%) CMS
16 2 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.26%) SPSS
3 7 (1.26%) MS Office
4 3 (0.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 54 (9.75%) 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%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.18%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.07%) SaaS
2 8 (1.44%) PaaS
2 8 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.44%) IaaS
3 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.54%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 122 (22.02%) SAN
2 121 (21.84%) LAN
2 121 (21.84%) WAN
3 119 (21.48%) NAS
4 107 (19.31%) FCoE
4 107 (19.31%) Fibre Channel
4 107 (19.31%) Multicast
5 76 (13.72%) HTTP
6 30 (5.42%) iSCSI
7 23 (4.15%) Wireless
8 14 (2.53%) Firewall
8 14 (2.53%) Internet
9 6 (1.08%) WLAN
10 5 (0.90%) IPsec
11 4 (0.72%) DSLAM
11 4 (0.72%) DSL
11 4 (0.72%) AMQP
11 4 (0.72%) FTP
11 4 (0.72%) LDAP
12 3 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.11%) Hadoop
3 54 (9.75%) HBase
4 47 (8.48%) DB2
5 40 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 37 (6.68%) MySQL
7 34 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (5.60%) Big Data
9 28 (5.05%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.35%) OLTP
11 11 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.99%) Oracle OLAP
11 11 (1.99%) OLAP
12 9 (1.62%) MS Access
12 9 (1.62%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.62%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (5.23%) Maven
2 28 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.69%) JIRA
4 25 (4.51%) Ant
5 19 (3.43%) JUnit
6 17 (3.07%) Subversion
7 16 (2.89%) Hudson
7 16 (2.89%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.35%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.72%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.72%) Selenium
10 4 (0.72%) WebLOAD
10 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
10 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.72%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.36%) Emacs
General
1 227 (40.97%) Finance
2 86 (15.52%) Telecoms
3 55 (9.93%) Banking
4 47 (8.48%) Marketing
5 31 (5.60%) Retail
6 27 (4.87%) Legal
7 14 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.62%) Advertising
9 7 (1.26%) Games
10 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.90%) Electronics
11 5 (0.90%) Automotive
11 5 (0.90%) Law
11 5 (0.90%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.90%) German Language
12 3 (0.54%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 158 (28.52%) Architect
2 108 (19.49%) Infrastructure Architect
3 57 (10.29%) Analyst
3 57 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
4 44 (7.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 41 (7.40%) Developer
5 41 (7.40%) Lead Architect
6 38 (6.86%) Consultant
7 35 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 35 (6.32%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 24 (4.33%) Technical Architect
9 23 (4.15%) Senior Manager
10 22 (3.97%) Quality Manager
11 19 (3.43%) Software Developer
12 14 (2.53%) Graduate
12 14 (2.53%) Junior
12 14 (2.53%) Junior Developer
12 14 (2.53%) Java Architect
12 14 (2.53%) Graduate Software Developer
12 14 (2.53%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (20.76%) Middleware
2 80 (14.44%) HTML
3 75 (13.54%) XML
4 54 (9.75%) XSLT
4 54 (9.75%) Rendezvous
5 36 (6.50%) J2EE
6 30 (5.42%) JMS
7 29 (5.23%) Web Services
8 28 (5.05%) Spring
9 27 (4.87%) Java EE
9 27 (4.87%) .NET
10 20 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (2.89%) WSH
11 16 (2.89%) Struts
12 10 (1.81%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.81%) JPA
13 9 (1.62%) jQuery
14 8 (1.44%) JMX
15 7 (1.26%) CSS
16 6 (1.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 43 (7.76%) Mainframe
4 41 (7.40%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (6.32%) Statistics
6 32 (5.78%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.79%) PMI
8 20 (3.61%) User Experience
9 18 (3.25%) Clustering
10 15 (2.71%) NHS
11 12 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.17%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.81%) Social Media
13 8 (1.44%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.44%) Open Source
13 8 (1.44%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.26%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (1.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 184 (33.21%) Linux
2 180 (32.49%) Windows
3 113 (20.40%) Solaris
4 79 (14.26%) UNIX
5 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) Android
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (23.10%) Performance Tuning
3 105 (18.95%) Project Management
4 74 (13.36%) Risk Management
5 66 (11.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 59 (10.65%) PRINCE2
7 53 (9.57%) Six Sigma
8 46 (8.30%) ITIL
8 46 (8.30%) Scrum
9 40 (7.22%) CRM
10 35 (6.32%) Service Delivery
11 34 (6.14%) Process Management
12 33 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (5.96%) Analytics
13 29 (5.23%) Data Protection
13 29 (5.23%) Change Management
13 29 (5.23%) Performance Analysis
14 28 (5.05%) Validation
14 28 (5.05%) Data Management
15 27 (4.87%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 154 (27.80%) SQL
2 125 (22.56%) Java
3 66 (11.91%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.32%) C#
5 27 (4.87%) Python
5 27 (4.87%) Bash Shell
6 24 (4.33%) C++
6 24 (4.33%) C
7 18 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.35%) Perl
9 10 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.81%) VBA
10 8 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.26%) PHP
12 2 (0.36%) COBOL
12 2 (0.36%) Ruby
13 1 (0.18%) Fortran
13 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (19.68%) Degree
2 51 (9.21%) PMI Certification
3 32 (5.78%) PMP
4 20 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.35%) CISA
5 13 (2.35%) CISM
5 13 (2.35%) CISSP
6 10 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.44%) 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%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.36%) NCDA
9 2 (0.36%) NCIE
9 2 (0.36%) VCP5
10 1 (0.18%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (8.30%) ISO 14001
3 33 (5.96%) ISO 9001
4 29 (5.23%) SLA
5 21 (3.79%) QA
6 20 (3.61%) ISO 9000
7 12 (2.17%) COBIT
8 11 (1.99%) PCI DSS
9 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.36%) Val IT
10 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (19.31%) NFS
1 107 (19.31%) SRDF
2 60 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (10.47%) Oracle RAC
4 49 (8.84%) Hyper-V
5 48 (8.66%) Active Directory
6 30 (5.42%) Xen
6 30 (5.42%) KVM
7 17 (3.07%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.72%) Docker
9 2 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.17%) Puppet
2 8 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.54%) Nagios
5 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 153 (27.62%) Oracle
2 132 (23.83%) Cisco
3 122 (22.02%) EMC
3 122 (22.02%) NetApp
4 106 (19.13%) Intel
5 95 (17.15%) IBM
6 63 (11.37%) Sybase
6 63 (11.37%) VMware
7 58 (10.47%) TIBCO
8 55 (9.93%) Microsoft
9 54 (9.75%) DataSynapse
9 54 (9.75%) 29West
10 19 (3.43%) HP
11 14 (2.53%) Symantec
12 13 (2.35%) Remedy
12 13 (2.35%) Brocade
13 12 (2.17%) Huawei
14 11 (1.99%) Cognos
15 10 (1.81%) SAP
16 7 (1.26%) Juniper
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 15 hours ago
Yorkshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Progression
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting - Technology Banking (Perm)
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Great bens package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Including excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Progression
Posted: 6 days ago