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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 724 768 727
Rank change year-on-year +44 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 139 147 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 110 112 191
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,496 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £100,000
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74281 81140 91281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 68634 75471
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
London +12 69 £60,000 +14.28% 7
South East +57 19 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Midlands +28 17 £50,000 - 3
East of England +1 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West -42 9 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire +18 7 £37,500 -
South West +1 5 £50,000 +21.95%
North East +17 3 £35,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +19 1 - -
Benchmarking
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 95 (33.45%) Finance
2 80 (28.17%) Degree
3 61 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (18.31%) Service Delivery
5 51 (17.96%) Project Management
6 49 (17.25%) Linux
7 42 (14.79%) ITIL
7 42 (14.79%) Data Analysis
8 38 (13.38%) User Experience
9 36 (12.68%) SQL
10 35 (12.32%) Microsoft
11 34 (11.97%) Analytics
12 33 (11.62%) Management Information System
12 33 (11.62%) Hadoop
13 29 (10.21%) VMware
13 29 (10.21%) Windows
14 27 (9.51%) Java
14 27 (9.51%) Oracle
14 27 (9.51%) SAN
15 25 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
15 25 (8.80%) Statistics
15 25 (8.80%) HBase
16 24 (8.45%) NAS
16 24 (8.45%) iSCSI
16 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (8.10%) Cisco
17 23 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (8.10%) Hyper-V
17 23 (8.10%) Mentoring

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 21 (7.39%) Apache
2 14 (4.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (4.93%) SAS
3 13 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.52%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.82%) IIS
7 7 (2.46%) DataSynapse
7 7 (2.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.41%) GemFire
10 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.70%) CMS
11 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.35%) JBoss
12 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.06%) InVision
6 3 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.06%) SPSS
6 3 (1.06%) Stata
6 3 (1.06%) UXPin
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.70%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) RMDS
2 5 (1.76%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.06%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.70%) iTrent
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.17%) GitHub
2 8 (2.82%) PaaS
3 6 (2.11%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.35%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.51%) SAN
2 24 (8.45%) iSCSI
2 24 (8.45%) NAS
3 19 (6.69%) Fibre Channel
4 18 (6.34%) LAN
4 18 (6.34%) WAN
5 16 (5.63%) FCoE
6 15 (5.28%) Multicast
7 12 (4.23%) Firewall
7 12 (4.23%) Network Security
8 10 (3.52%) VPN
9 9 (3.17%) HTTP
10 8 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (2.82%) VLAN
10 8 (2.82%) WLAN
11 5 (1.76%) Internet
12 4 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.41%) LDAP
12 4 (1.41%) SSL
13 3 (1.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.62%) Hadoop
2 25 (8.80%) HBase
3 17 (5.99%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.58%) MySQL
5 11 (3.87%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.46%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.76%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.76%) Big Data
7 5 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.76%) Parquet
8 4 (1.41%) OLTP
9 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.06%) phpMyAdmin
9 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.06%) QlikView
10 2 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.35%) Impala
11 1 (0.35%) LucidDB
11 1 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.17%) Gradle
4 6 (2.11%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.76%) JUnit
6 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.41%) Subversion
7 3 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.06%) JIRA
8 2 (0.70%) Hudson
8 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.35%) GDB
9 1 (0.35%) Grunt
9 1 (0.35%) gulp
9 1 (0.35%) Moq
9 1 (0.35%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 95 (33.45%) Finance
2 22 (7.75%) Banking
2 22 (7.75%) Marketing
3 16 (5.63%) Billing
4 14 (4.93%) Legal
5 13 (4.58%) Military
6 12 (4.23%) Retail
7 10 (3.52%) Advertising
7 10 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.52%) Publishing
8 9 (3.17%) Back Office
8 9 (3.17%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.06%) Games
10 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.70%) Automotive
11 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (14.08%) Analyst
2 37 (13.03%) Architect
3 29 (10.21%) Developer
4 18 (6.34%) Commercial Manager
5 16 (5.63%) Consultant
5 16 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (5.63%) Technical Architect
6 14 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (4.93%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 14 (4.93%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (4.58%) Service Manager
7 13 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.23%) Administrator
8 12 (4.23%) IT Manager
9 11 (3.87%) Supplier Manager
10 10 (3.52%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.17%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.17%) Risk Manager
11 9 (3.17%) User Experience Researcher
12 8 (2.82%) Transformation Programme Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.39%) HTML
2 19 (6.69%) JSON
3 16 (5.63%) Middleware
4 13 (4.58%) XML
5 12 (4.23%) Spring
6 10 (3.52%) XSLT
7 9 (3.17%) CSS
7 9 (3.17%) Kafka
8 7 (2.46%) .NET
8 7 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (2.46%) Rendezvous
8 7 (2.46%) REST
8 7 (2.46%) Ultra Messaging
9 6 (2.11%) Spark Streaming
10 5 (1.76%) Apache Avro
10 5 (1.76%) CSS3
10 5 (1.76%) J2EE
10 5 (1.76%) jQuery
11 4 (1.41%) SOAP
11 4 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (13.38%) User Experience
3 33 (11.62%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.63%) Virtual Team
5 15 (5.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.46%) Social Media
9 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.11%) NHS
9 6 (2.11%) Replication
10 5 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.41%) Animation
11 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.41%) Life Science
11 4 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.25%) Linux
2 29 (10.21%) Windows
3 19 (6.69%) Solaris
4 16 (5.63%) Unix
5 10 (3.52%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.41%) Android
7 4 (1.41%) CentOS
8 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.31%) Service Delivery
3 51 (17.96%) Project Management
4 42 (14.79%) Data Analysis
4 42 (14.79%) ITIL
5 34 (11.97%) Analytics
6 25 (8.80%) Statistics
7 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (8.10%) Mentoring
9 22 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (7.39%) E-Commerce
10 21 (7.39%) Service Management
11 20 (7.04%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.69%) Visualisation
13 16 (5.63%) Change Management
13 16 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.93%) Asset Management
14 14 (4.93%) Scrum
15 13 (4.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.68%) SQL
2 27 (9.51%) Java
3 17 (5.99%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.58%) C
4 13 (4.58%) Python
4 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.17%) Perl
5 9 (3.17%) R
6 7 (2.46%) C#
7 5 (1.76%) Korn
7 5 (1.76%) PHP
7 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.41%) C++
9 3 (1.06%) AWK
9 3 (1.06%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.06%) Ruby
9 3 (1.06%) Scala
9 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (28.17%) Degree
2 9 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.82%) CCNA
3 8 (2.82%) CCNP
3 8 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.46%) CISSP
4 7 (2.46%) ISEB
4 7 (2.46%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.76%) CISM
6 4 (1.41%) RHCE
7 3 (1.06%) CISA
7 3 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.06%) OCA
7 3 (1.06%) OCP
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.06%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.70%) ACCA
8 2 (0.70%) ECDL
8 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.69%) QA
2 18 (6.34%) SLA
3 15 (5.28%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.46%) IFRS
4 7 (2.46%) IFRS 9
5 6 (2.11%) Basel II
6 5 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 2 (0.70%) COBIT
8 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.70%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.35%) JTAG
9 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.10%) Hyper-V
1 23 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.99%) NFS
3 14 (4.93%) KVM
3 14 (4.93%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (4.93%) SRDF
3 14 (4.93%) Xen
4 9 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (3.17%) Firmware
4 9 (3.17%) HDFS
5 6 (2.11%) Docker
6 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.06%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (1.76%) logstash
2 4 (1.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.41%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.06%) cPanel
3 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (1.06%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.21%) VMware
3 27 (9.51%) Oracle
4 23 (8.10%) Cisco
5 21 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (6.69%) EMC
6 19 (6.69%) IBM
7 17 (5.99%) HP
8 15 (5.28%) Sybase
9 14 (4.93%) Intel
9 14 (4.93%) NetApp
10 10 (3.52%) Adobe
10 10 (3.52%) SAP
11 9 (3.17%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.82%) BMC
12 8 (2.82%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.82%) Juniper
12 8 (2.82%) ProCurve
12 8 (2.82%) Riverbed
12 8 (2.82%) TIBCO
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + 29 days holiday, pension, share op
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North West London
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Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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