The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 246 220 196
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 1 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.016% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Median salary £60,000 £43,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -51.66%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -25.92%
Benchmarking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5379 4476 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.41% 83.59% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4212 3746 3458
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the West Midlands region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire -11 1 £60,000 +100.00%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 4 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft