The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 194 212
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 6 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 8
Median salary £44,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.63% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2804 4008 4366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.64% 88.48% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 3175 3188
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Benchmarking in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading +17 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Bracknell - 3 £24,500 -
Benchmarking
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Contact Management
3 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 3 (42.86%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Transition Management
3 3 (42.86%) Critical Success Factor
3 3 (42.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (42.86%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Director
2 1 (14.29%) Quantity Surveyor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Contact Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
2 3 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (42.86%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 3 (42.86%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (42.86%) Transition Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft