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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 616 662 692
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +30
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 277 219 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 185 158 160
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,675 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.84%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 +49 262 £62,500 +31.57% 17
London +36 135 £70,000 +21.73% 9
South East -23 53 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Berkshire +32 41 £61,250 +56.05% 1
Reading +27 35 £66,250 +84.02% 1
North West -2 23 £77,500 +115.27% 1
East of England -2 20 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -9 15 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Manchester -10 14 £24,000 -35.57% 1
City of London +9 11 £65,000 +23.80%
Suffolk - 9 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 9 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire +10 8 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Cheshire +7 8 £80,000 +133.57%
Harrogate -2 7 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Hampshire -16 7 £35,000 -57.57%
Maidenhead - 6 £61,250 -
Basingstoke +3 5 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 5 - - 1
West Midlands -16 5 £32,500 -13.33%
South West -22 5 £58,750 +102.58% 1
West Yorkshire +4 4 - -
Hertfordshire -17 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
St Albans - 4 £70,000 -
Worcester - 4 £32,500 -
Amersham - 4 - -
Bradford - 4 - -
Worcestershire - 4 £32,500 -
Chiswick - 3 £20,000 -

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 238 (36.73%) Finance
2 142 (21.91%) SQL Server
3 135 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (20.06%) Linux
5 128 (19.75%) Degree
6 127 (19.60%) Windows
7 126 (19.44%) SQL
8 125 (19.29%) Project Management
9 108 (16.67%) Oracle
10 107 (16.51%) Java
11 94 (14.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 93 (14.35%) SAN
13 92 (14.20%) WAN
13 92 (14.20%) Scrum
13 92 (14.20%) Performance Tuning
14 91 (14.04%) Cisco
15 90 (13.89%) LAN
16 89 (13.73%) Analytics
17 85 (13.12%) Telecoms
18 78 (12.04%) NAS
19 77 (11.88%) Solaris
20 74 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
21 72 (11.11%) PRINCE2
22 71 (10.96%) ITIL
22 71 (10.96%) Intel
22 71 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (10.80%) Middleware
23 70 (10.80%) Six Sigma
24 67 (10.34%) EMC
24 67 (10.34%) NetApp

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 61 (9.41%) IIS
2 39 (6.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 38 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.40%) WebSphere
5 27 (4.17%) Apache
6 22 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 21 (3.24%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.70%) JBoss
10 9 (1.39%) Confluence
10 9 (1.39%) Mule
11 6 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.62%) SAS
12 4 (0.62%) JCAPS
12 4 (0.62%) Liferay
12 4 (0.62%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 54 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.39%) MS Office
4 4 (0.62%) MS Project
4 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.62%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.46%) Windchill
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.09%) RMDS
2 12 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.23%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.77%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.46%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.46%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.15%) Radian6
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.32%) GitHub
2 15 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.23%) SaaS
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.77%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.77%) Route 53
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
5 3 (0.46%) Heroku
5 3 (0.46%) IaaS
5 3 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 93 (14.35%) SAN
2 92 (14.20%) WAN
3 90 (13.89%) LAN
4 78 (12.04%) NAS
5 52 (8.02%) FCoE
5 52 (8.02%) Fibre Channel
5 52 (8.02%) Multicast
6 26 (4.01%) HTTP
7 22 (3.40%) Internet
7 22 (3.40%) Firewall
7 22 (3.40%) Wireless
8 13 (2.01%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (1.85%) DNS
9 12 (1.85%) Broadband
10 11 (1.70%) SMTP
11 7 (1.08%) DHCP
11 7 (1.08%) IMAP
12 6 (0.93%) 4G
12 6 (0.93%) AMQP
12 6 (0.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 59 (9.10%) Big Data
4 55 (8.49%) RDBMS
5 48 (7.41%) Hadoop
6 37 (5.71%) HBase
6 37 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (4.01%) MySQL
7 26 (4.01%) NoSQL
8 25 (3.86%) DB2
9 19 (2.93%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
11 17 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.62%) Riak
11 17 (2.62%) Mahout
11 17 (2.62%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.62%) HCatalog
11 17 (2.62%) MarkLogic
11 17 (2.62%) Couchbase
11 17 (2.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (5.40%) Selenium
2 34 (5.25%) Cucumber
3 28 (4.32%) WATIR
3 28 (4.32%) WebDriver
4 26 (4.01%) JIRA
5 25 (3.86%) Subversion
6 23 (3.55%) Git (software)
6 23 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.40%) Maven
8 21 (3.24%) Ant
9 18 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.31%) JUnit
11 13 (2.01%) WebLOAD
12 11 (1.70%) ClearCase
12 11 (1.70%) Emacs
13 10 (1.54%) Hudson
14 9 (1.39%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.39%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.39%) NeoLoad
14 9 (1.39%) NCrunch
General
1 238 (36.73%) Finance
2 85 (13.12%) Telecoms
3 60 (9.26%) Marketing
4 59 (9.10%) Banking
5 48 (7.41%) Retail
6 35 (5.40%) Legal
7 22 (3.40%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.78%) German Language
9 12 (1.85%) Back Office
10 9 (1.39%) Advertising
11 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.93%) Automotive
13 5 (0.77%) Law
13 5 (0.77%) Games
14 4 (0.62%) Publishing
15 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.46%) Electronics
16 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (18.21%) Architect
2 69 (10.65%) Analyst
3 67 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 49 (7.56%) Developer
5 36 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 33 (5.09%) QA Engineer
7 30 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (4.32%) Consultant
8 28 (4.32%) Product Manager
9 26 (4.01%) Business Analyst
10 23 (3.55%) Software Developer
10 23 (3.55%) Quality Engineer
11 19 (2.93%) Programme Manager
12 18 (2.78%) Data Architect
13 17 (2.62%) Lead Architect
13 17 (2.62%) Big Data Architect
14 16 (2.47%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.47%) Senior Manager
15 15 (2.31%) Security Architect
15 15 (2.31%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.80%) Middleware
2 44 (6.79%) HTML
3 39 (6.02%) .NET
4 37 (5.71%) Web Services
5 34 (5.25%) XML
6 28 (4.32%) Gherkin
7 20 (3.09%) XSLT
7 20 (3.09%) Rendezvous
8 18 (2.78%) JMS
8 18 (2.78%) J2EE
9 16 (2.47%) jQuery
10 14 (2.16%) Spring
11 13 (2.01%) Java EE
11 13 (2.01%) CSS
12 12 (1.85%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.85%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.54%) Struts
14 9 (1.39%) MSMQ
14 9 (1.39%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.80%) Open Source
3 49 (7.56%) User Experience
4 38 (5.86%) Visualisation
4 38 (5.86%) Blog
5 37 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 32 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 32 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (4.01%) Mobile App
7 26 (4.01%) Clustering
8 25 (3.86%) Statistics
9 23 (3.55%) Data Integration
10 19 (2.93%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.62%) Algorithms
12 15 (2.31%) PMI
13 12 (1.85%) Social Media
14 11 (1.70%) Physics
15 9 (1.39%) Economics
16 8 (1.23%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 130 (20.06%) Linux
2 127 (19.60%) Windows
3 77 (11.88%) Solaris
4 42 (6.48%) UNIX
5 3 (0.46%) AIX
5 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.31%) Android
6 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (19.29%) Project Management
3 94 (14.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 92 (14.20%) Performance Tuning
4 92 (14.20%) Scrum
5 89 (13.73%) Analytics
6 74 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
7 72 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 71 (10.96%) ITIL
9 70 (10.80%) Six Sigma
10 59 (9.10%) E-Commerce
11 51 (7.87%) Mentoring
12 46 (7.10%) CRM
13 42 (6.48%) Coaching
14 40 (6.17%) Process Management
14 40 (6.17%) ERP
15 35 (5.40%) Product Management
16 34 (5.25%) Test Scripting
16 34 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (5.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (19.44%) SQL
2 107 (16.51%) Java
3 55 (8.49%) Ruby
4 54 (8.33%) C#
5 44 (6.79%) Bash Shell
6 42 (6.48%) JavaScript
7 41 (6.33%) Python
8 26 (4.01%) C++
9 25 (3.86%) Perl
10 18 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.47%) C
12 13 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.01%) Korn
13 11 (1.70%) Groovy
13 11 (1.70%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.93%) Scala
14 6 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.46%) PHP
16 2 (0.31%) VBA
16 2 (0.31%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 128 (19.75%) Degree
2 50 (7.72%) PMI Certification
3 37 (5.71%) PMP
4 31 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.54%) MBA
7 8 (1.23%) CISA
7 8 (1.23%) CISM
7 8 (1.23%) CISSP
8 7 (1.08%) PhD
8 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.46%) HNC
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.31%) NCDA
11 2 (0.31%) NCIE
11 2 (0.31%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.88%) QA
2 52 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (5.86%) SLA
4 37 (5.71%) ISO 14001
5 17 (2.62%) COBIT
6 12 (1.85%) PCI DSS
7 11 (1.70%) ISO 9001
8 10 (1.54%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.15%) Val IT
System Software
1 65 (10.03%) NFS
2 52 (8.02%) SRDF
3 42 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (6.33%) Active Directory
5 39 (6.02%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (2.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (2.62%) Apache Flume
7 15 (2.31%) HDFS
8 12 (1.85%) Docker
9 11 (1.70%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.23%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.62%) KVM
12 3 (0.46%) Xen
12 3 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.46%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.31%) vSphere
14 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.55%) Puppet
2 22 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.62%) Oozie
3 17 (2.62%) Ambari
4 11 (1.70%) Vagrant
4 11 (1.70%) Ansible
5 6 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.77%) Nagios
6 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.31%) yum
8 2 (0.31%) PureDisk
8 2 (0.31%) SCCM
8 2 (0.31%) SCOM
8 2 (0.31%) SCSM
8 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.15%) WSUS
9 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 108 (16.67%) Oracle
2 91 (14.04%) Cisco
3 71 (10.96%) Intel
4 67 (10.34%) NetApp
4 67 (10.34%) EMC
5 57 (8.80%) Microsoft
6 53 (8.18%) Sybase
7 45 (6.94%) VMware
8 39 (6.02%) IBM
9 24 (3.70%) HP
9 24 (3.70%) TIBCO
10 22 (3.40%) SAP
10 22 (3.40%) Huawei
11 20 (3.09%) DataSynapse
11 20 (3.09%) 29West
12 18 (2.78%) Netezza
12 18 (2.78%) Citrix
13 17 (2.62%) Teradata
14 15 (2.31%) Hortonworks
14 15 (2.31%) MapR
UK
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, London
British Airways
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
British Airways
Posted: 13 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago