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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
UK
Rank 730 808 685
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -123
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 133 145 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 102 105 187
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%

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
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +77 122 £52,500 +5.00% 22
London +75 84 £63,750 +15.90% 10
South East +34 9 £33,500 -36.19% 4
City of London +29 9 £52,500 -17.32% 4
East of England +14 9 £67,500 +170.00% 1
West Midlands +34 6 £46,000 -23.33% 2
South West +15 5 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Scotland +14 5 £37,500 -20.36% 1
North West -9 5 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £32,250 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £100,000 - 1
Yorkshire +29 4 £38,750 -13.88%
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +22 3 £51,250 +13.88%
Manchester -31 3 - - 3
Luton - 3 £100,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 -
Ipswich +31 2 £35,000 +59.09%
Leeds +26 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Hampshire +18 2 £48,000 -4.00% 1
West Yorkshire +17 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk +17 2 £35,000 +59.09%
Cheshire +16 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £92,500 +72.09%
Hull - 2 £40,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £42,500 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warwick - 2 £46,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £46,000 -

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 139 (44.41%) Finance
2 110 (35.14%) Degree
3 87 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (23.96%) Linux
5 71 (22.68%) Oracle
6 69 (22.04%) Windows
7 67 (21.41%) Performance Tuning
8 65 (20.77%) LAN
9 61 (19.49%) WAN
10 60 (19.17%) SAN
11 59 (18.85%) NFS
11 59 (18.85%) IBM
11 59 (18.85%) Solaris
12 58 (18.53%) Cisco
12 58 (18.53%) EMC
12 58 (18.53%) Intel
12 58 (18.53%) NetApp
12 58 (18.53%) NAS
12 58 (18.53%) SRDF
12 58 (18.53%) FCoE
12 58 (18.53%) Fibre Channel
12 58 (18.53%) Multicast
13 56 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (17.89%) Oracle Coherence
13 56 (17.89%) Oracle RAC
13 56 (17.89%) VMware
14 55 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (17.25%) Risk Management
16 53 (16.93%) iSCSI
16 53 (16.93%) Xen

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 56 (17.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 49 (15.65%) Apache
3 46 (14.70%) IIS
3 46 (14.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 46 (14.70%) Tomcat
3 46 (14.70%) WebSphere
4 31 (9.90%) DataSynapse
5 16 (5.11%) SAS
6 5 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.96%) nginx
9 2 (0.64%) CMS
9 2 (0.64%) JBoss
10 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.99%) MS Office
2 25 (7.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) SPSS
5 2 (0.64%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.64%) InDesign
5 2 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.64%) Stata
5 2 (0.64%) Windchill
6 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (9.90%) RMDS
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.64%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) SaaS
2 4 (1.28%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) AdWords
3 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.77%) LAN
2 61 (19.49%) WAN
3 60 (19.17%) SAN
4 58 (18.53%) FCoE
4 58 (18.53%) Fibre Channel
4 58 (18.53%) Multicast
4 58 (18.53%) NAS
5 53 (16.93%) iSCSI
6 48 (15.34%) HTTP
7 7 (2.24%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (2.24%) Wireless
8 5 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.28%) Firewall
9 4 (1.28%) Network Security
9 4 (1.28%) VPN
10 3 (0.96%) LDAP
10 3 (0.96%) SSL
10 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.65%) Hadoop
2 44 (14.06%) HBase
3 37 (11.82%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.75%) DB2
6 15 (4.79%) OLAP
6 15 (4.79%) OLTP
6 15 (4.79%) Oracle OLAP
7 11 (3.51%) MySQL
8 9 (2.88%) Big Data
9 8 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.24%) Data Mining
10 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.60%) QlikView
12 4 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.96%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 15 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.60%) JIRA
2 5 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.28%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.96%) JUnit
4 3 (0.96%) PHPUnit
4 3 (0.96%) Selenium
5 2 (0.64%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.64%) Moq
5 2 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) JMeter
6 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.32%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (44.41%) Finance
2 37 (11.82%) Banking
3 23 (7.35%) Marketing
4 21 (6.71%) Legal
5 19 (6.07%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.07%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.43%) Billing
7 10 (3.19%) French Language
7 10 (3.19%) Retail
8 9 (2.88%) German Language
8 9 (2.88%) Spanish Language
9 8 (2.56%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (1.92%) Automotive
11 6 (1.92%) Publishing
12 5 (1.60%) Games
12 5 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (1.28%) Military
14 2 (0.64%) Advertising
15 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (22.36%) Architect
2 56 (17.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 41 (13.10%) Analyst
4 39 (12.46%) Technical Architect
5 38 (12.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 38 (12.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 35 (11.18%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (10.22%) Developer
8 26 (8.31%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 24 (7.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 20 (6.39%) Commercial Manager
11 18 (5.75%) Consultant
12 16 (5.11%) Business Analyst
12 16 (5.11%) Lead Architect
13 14 (4.47%) Storage Architect
13 14 (4.47%) Virtualisation Architect
13 14 (4.47%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
14 13 (4.15%) Network Infrastructure Architect
15 12 (3.83%) Financial Analyst
15 12 (3.83%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.70%) Middleware
2 42 (13.42%) HTML
3 37 (11.82%) XML
4 31 (9.90%) Rendezvous
4 31 (9.90%) Ultra Messaging
4 31 (9.90%) XSLT
5 10 (3.19%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.88%) RESTful
7 7 (2.24%) CSS
8 5 (1.60%) .NET
8 5 (1.60%) JSON
9 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.28%) jQuery
9 4 (1.28%) ODBC
9 4 (1.28%) SOAP
10 3 (0.96%) Alternative PHP Cache
10 3 (0.96%) Behat
10 3 (0.96%) CSS3
10 3 (0.96%) HTML5
10 3 (0.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.63%) User Experience
4 19 (6.07%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.47%) Social Media
6 13 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.83%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.56%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.60%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.96%) Fintech
11 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.96%) NHS
11 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.64%) Online Games
12 2 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.96%) Linux
2 69 (22.04%) Windows
3 59 (18.85%) Solaris
4 6 (1.92%) Android
5 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.96%) CentOS
6 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.64%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.41%) Performance Tuning
3 54 (17.25%) Risk Management
4 43 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 42 (13.42%) Analytics
6 38 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (10.54%) Change Management
8 32 (10.22%) Project Management
8 32 (10.22%) Service Delivery
9 28 (8.95%) Statistics
10 22 (7.03%) DevOps
10 22 (7.03%) ITIL
11 19 (6.07%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.07%) Process Improvement
12 18 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.75%) Performance Management
12 18 (5.75%) Service Management
13 17 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.43%) Mathematics
14 16 (5.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.34%) SQL
2 46 (14.70%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.74%) Java
4 20 (6.39%) C
5 9 (2.88%) Python
6 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.92%) C#
7 6 (1.92%) Go
7 6 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 6 (1.92%) PHP
7 6 (1.92%) R
8 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.28%) Scala
9 3 (0.96%) Perl
9 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.64%) VBA
11 1 (0.32%) C++
11 1 (0.32%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (35.14%) Degree
2 6 (1.92%) PMI Certification
2 6 (1.92%) PMP
3 4 (1.28%) HNC
3 4 (1.28%) HND
3 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.96%) ISEB
4 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) MBA
5 2 (0.64%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) CIPD
6 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.67%) SLA
2 21 (6.71%) Data Quality
3 16 (5.11%) QA
4 6 (1.92%) ISO 14001
5 5 (1.60%) IFRS
5 5 (1.60%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.96%) COBIT
6 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.32%) Basel II
8 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (18.85%) NFS
2 58 (18.53%) SRDF
3 56 (17.89%) Oracle RAC
3 56 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (16.93%) Hyper-V
4 53 (16.93%) KVM
4 53 (16.93%) Xen
5 11 (3.51%) Active Directory
5 11 (3.51%) Docker
6 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.96%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.64%) etcd
Systems Management
1 11 (3.51%) RSA Archer
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.28%) Ansible
4 3 (0.96%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.96%) cPanel
5 2 (0.64%) Consul
5 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (22.68%) Oracle
2 59 (18.85%) IBM
3 58 (18.53%) Cisco
3 58 (18.53%) EMC
3 58 (18.53%) Intel
3 58 (18.53%) NetApp
4 56 (17.89%) VMware
5 42 (13.42%) Sybase
6 32 (10.22%) Microsoft
7 31 (9.90%) TIBCO
8 11 (3.51%) Reuters
8 11 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (3.19%) SAP
10 8 (2.56%) Adobe
10 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.92%) Google
11 6 (1.92%) Remedy
12 5 (1.60%) Facebook
12 5 (1.60%) Twitter
12 5 (1.60%) Xamarin
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £91000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Single Source Regulations Office
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 35% bonus potential and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: bonus,20days hols,pension,healthcare,gym
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Salford Quays, Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £48500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Salford Quays, Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
SmarTech Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + car & bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Croydon, London
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago