Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 913 911
Rank change year-on-year +87 -2 +41
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 300 259 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 227 197 200
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.33% -23.21%
10th Percentile £38,550 £31,500 £32,300
90th Percentile £89,500 £90,000 £103,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -21.43%

Benchmarking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 138,236 154,088 161,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.18% 91.51% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 111,026 122,722 135,589
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in England

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Benchmarking in England

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in England

Benchmarking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +62 118 £67,500 +22.73% 12
South East +70 92 £65,000 +8.33% 11
North of England +50 41 £55,000 +7.84% 11
Midlands +29 29 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +47 18 £40,000 -31.91% 6
Yorkshire +34 16 £45,000 -18.18% 6
North West +7 14 £57,500 +21.05% 5
South West +10 13 £62,000 +138.46% 2
North East +7 11 £45,000 +26.07%
East Midlands +3 11 £50,000 +6.95%
East of England +6 7 £60,000 +53.85% 4
Benchmarking
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 69 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.67%) Linux
3 64 (21.33%) Finance
4 58 (19.33%) JavaScript
5 50 (16.67%) Degree
6 48 (16.00%) Java
6 48 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (16.00%) DevOps
7 47 (15.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 46 (15.33%) Git (software)
9 44 (14.67%) Service Delivery
10 43 (14.33%) Service Management
11 42 (14.00%) ITSM
12 40 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 40 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 40 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (12.67%) Puppet
14 38 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (12.33%) Analytics
15 37 (12.33%) SQL
15 37 (12.33%) User Experience
16 35 (11.67%) MongoDB
17 34 (11.33%) Elasticsearch
17 34 (11.33%) Load Testing
17 34 (11.33%) Shell Script
18 33 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
19 32 (10.67%) SaaS
20 31 (10.33%) NoSQL
20 31 (10.33%) Performance Management

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 34 (11.33%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (7.33%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.00%) Apache
5 6 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.67%) Marvel
7 4 (1.33%) JBoss
7 4 (1.33%) SAS
8 3 (1.00%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.67%) GemFire
9 2 (0.67%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.67%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) Drupal
10 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (2.00%) InVision
6 5 (1.67%) UserZoom
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.67%) SaaS
3 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.67%) GitHub
5 6 (2.00%) npm
6 5 (1.67%) IaaS
6 5 (1.67%) PaaS
7 3 (1.00%) Office 365
7 3 (1.00%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.67%) Internet
2 24 (8.00%) DNS
2 24 (8.00%) SSL
3 9 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (3.00%) SAN
4 7 (2.33%) LAN
4 7 (2.33%) WAN
5 6 (2.00%) FCoE
5 6 (2.00%) HTTP
5 6 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.00%) Multicast
5 6 (2.00%) NAS
6 3 (1.00%) Broadband
7 1 (0.33%) 5G
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.67%) MongoDB
2 31 (10.33%) NoSQL
3 29 (9.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (9.33%) MySQL
5 17 (5.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.33%) Blockchain
7 10 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.33%) Power BI
10 6 (2.00%) Big Data
10 6 (2.00%) HBase
10 6 (2.00%) Parquet
11 4 (1.33%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.00%) DB2
12 3 (1.00%) MS Access
12 3 (1.00%) OLTP
12 3 (1.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.67%) Subversion
4 10 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 8 (2.67%) Gradle
6 6 (2.00%) Axure RP
6 6 (2.00%) JIRA
6 6 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.00%) LoadUI
6 6 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (2.00%) Selenium
6 6 (2.00%) webpack
7 4 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.00%) Appium
8 3 (1.00%) Babel
8 3 (1.00%) GDB
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.67%) GitLab
9 2 (0.67%) JSUnit
9 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (21.33%) Finance
2 20 (6.67%) Marketing
3 19 (6.33%) Banking
4 14 (4.67%) Billing
5 10 (3.33%) Games
5 10 (3.33%) Legal
6 9 (3.00%) Retail
7 8 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.33%) Law
9 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.33%) Local Government
9 4 (1.33%) Publishing
10 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.00%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Social Science
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (15.33%) IT Manager
2 41 (13.67%) Developer
3 29 (9.67%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (9.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 25 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (7.00%) Architect
6 21 (7.00%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (7.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (6.33%) Analyst
7 19 (6.33%) Consultant
8 18 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 18 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 16 (5.33%) Product Manager
10 13 (4.33%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (4.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Buyer
12 11 (3.67%) Tester
13 10 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.00%) RESTful
2 27 (9.00%) JSON
3 26 (8.67%) CSS
4 20 (6.67%) HTML
5 18 (6.00%) Sass
6 16 (5.33%) React
7 15 (5.00%) Immutable.js
8 12 (4.00%) Middleware
9 11 (3.67%) Kafka
9 11 (3.67%) LESS
9 11 (3.67%) React Native
10 9 (3.00%) Cocoa
10 9 (3.00%) Cocoa Touch
10 9 (3.00%) Core Animation
10 9 (3.00%) Core Data
10 9 (3.00%) CSS3
10 9 (3.00%) HTML5
10 9 (3.00%) REST
10 9 (3.00%) Sinatra
10 9 (3.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.33%) User Experience
3 20 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.33%) Data Structures
5 15 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.33%) Fintech
7 10 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 9 (3.00%) Animation
9 8 (2.67%) Digital Media
9 8 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (2.33%) Equities
10 7 (2.33%) Fixed Income
11 6 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (2.00%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 3 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.67%) Linux
2 24 (8.00%) Unix
3 22 (7.33%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.33%) Windows
5 16 (5.33%) Android
6 10 (3.33%) Solaris
7 9 (3.00%) AIX
8 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.00%) CentOS
10 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.00%) DevOps
2 48 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (15.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 44 (14.67%) Service Delivery
5 43 (14.33%) Service Management
6 42 (14.00%) ITSM
7 40 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 37 (12.33%) Analytics
9 34 (11.33%) Load Testing
10 33 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (10.33%) Asset Management
11 31 (10.33%) Performance Management
12 30 (10.00%) Process Improvement
12 30 (10.00%) Quality Management
13 29 (9.67%) Prototyping
14 27 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (8.33%) Wireframes
16 22 (7.33%) Deployment Automation
16 22 (7.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 58 (19.33%) JavaScript
2 48 (16.00%) Java
3 37 (12.33%) SQL
4 34 (11.33%) Shell Script
5 27 (9.00%) Python
6 25 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.67%) C
7 11 (3.67%) C++
7 11 (3.67%) Perl
7 11 (3.67%) PHP
7 11 (3.67%) Ruby
8 9 (3.00%) Apple Swift
8 9 (3.00%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.67%) R
9 5 (1.67%) VBA
10 4 (1.33%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.33%) Korn
11 3 (1.00%) AWK
12 2 (0.67%) VB
12 2 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (16.67%) Degree
2 24 (8.00%) AWS Certification
3 17 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.00%) OCA
4 3 (1.00%) OCP
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.00%) RHCE
4 3 (1.00%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.67%) ACCA
5 2 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
6 1 (0.33%) CIPD
6 1 (0.33%) CISA
6 1 (0.33%) CISM
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) GIAC
6 1 (0.33%) HNC
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.00%) QA
2 11 (3.67%) GDPR
3 8 (2.67%) SLA
4 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.00%) JTAG
6 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (5.33%) Docker
3 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.00%) KVM
4 6 (2.00%) NFS
4 6 (2.00%) SRDF
4 6 (2.00%) Xen
5 5 (1.67%) HDFS
6 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.00%) Firmware
6 3 (1.00%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.33%) GPFS
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
1 38 (12.67%) Puppet
2 22 (7.33%) Cobbler
3 14 (4.67%) Ansible
4 6 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.67%) Terraform
6 4 (1.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.33%) OpenView
9 1 (0.33%) QRadar
9 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.33%) Dynatrace
2 28 (9.33%) ServiceNow
3 14 (4.67%) Oracle
4 11 (3.67%) VMware
5 10 (3.33%) Google
6 9 (3.00%) Apple
6 9 (3.00%) EMC
7 8 (2.67%) Adobe
8 7 (2.33%) IBM
9 6 (2.00%) Cisco
9 6 (2.00%) Intel
9 6 (2.00%) NetApp
9 6 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.00%) SAP
10 5 (1.67%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.67%) Tableau
11 4 (1.33%) Sun
12 3 (1.00%) StorageTek
12 3 (1.00%) Veritas