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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 701 786 664
Rank change year-on-year +85 -122  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 142 146 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 117 109 180
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 70819 85904 87927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.12% 88.61% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58715 71854 71888
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +80 78 £60,000 -4.00% 18
South East +54 15 £51,250 -6.81% 11
West Midlands +42 14 £46,000 -23.33% 1
East of England +34 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South West +23 7 £51,250 +21.30% 2
Yorkshire +17 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North East - 4 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands +7 2 £57,500 +30.68%
North West -19 1 - - 3
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 129 (41.21%) Finance
2 101 (32.27%) Degree
3 79 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (24.92%) Linux
5 64 (20.45%) Windows
6 60 (19.17%) Oracle
7 59 (18.85%) SAN
8 58 (18.53%) LAN
8 58 (18.53%) VMware
9 56 (17.89%) IBM
9 56 (17.89%) Performance Tuning
10 55 (17.57%) Cisco
10 55 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (17.57%) NAS
11 54 (17.25%) WAN
11 54 (17.25%) Solaris
12 53 (16.93%) EMC
12 53 (16.93%) Fibre Channel
12 53 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (16.61%) Hyper-V
13 52 (16.61%) iSCSI
13 52 (16.61%) NFS
14 51 (16.29%) Intel
14 51 (16.29%) NetApp
14 51 (16.29%) SRDF
14 51 (16.29%) FCoE
14 51 (16.29%) Oracle Coherence
14 51 (16.29%) Oracle RAC
14 51 (16.29%) Multicast
15 49 (15.65%) Hadoop

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 51 (16.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 46 (14.70%) Apache
3 43 (13.74%) Tomcat
4 41 (13.10%) IIS
4 41 (13.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 41 (13.10%) WebSphere
5 31 (9.90%) DataSynapse
6 14 (4.47%) SAS
7 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.28%) nginx
7 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.64%) CMS
9 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.64%) GemFire
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (7.03%) MS Office
4 7 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.96%) Stata
6 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.64%) InDesign
6 2 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.64%) SPSS
7 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (9.90%) RMDS
2 5 (1.60%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.64%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) SaaS
2 4 (1.28%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.28%) PaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.64%) GitHub
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) AdWords
5 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.85%) SAN
2 58 (18.53%) LAN
3 55 (17.57%) NAS
4 54 (17.25%) WAN
5 53 (16.93%) Fibre Channel
6 52 (16.61%) iSCSI
7 51 (16.29%) FCoE
7 51 (16.29%) Multicast
8 42 (13.42%) HTTP
9 8 (2.56%) Firewall
9 8 (2.56%) Network Security
9 8 (2.56%) VPN
10 7 (2.24%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (2.24%) Wireless
11 5 (1.60%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.28%) VLAN
12 4 (1.28%) WLAN
13 3 (0.96%) LDAP
13 3 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.65%) Hadoop
2 43 (13.74%) HBase
3 27 (8.63%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.15%) DB2
6 12 (3.83%) MySQL
6 12 (3.83%) OLTP
7 10 (3.19%) OLAP
7 10 (3.19%) Oracle OLAP
8 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.92%) Big Data
11 5 (1.60%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (1.60%) QlikView
12 4 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.96%) phpMyAdmin
13 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.24%) JIRA
3 6 (1.92%) JUnit
4 5 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.60%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.28%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.64%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.64%) Gradle
6 2 (0.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.32%) JMeter
7 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.32%) Moq
7 1 (0.32%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 129 (41.21%) Finance
2 40 (12.78%) Banking
3 22 (7.03%) Marketing
4 19 (6.07%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.75%) Legal
6 17 (5.43%) Telecoms
7 15 (4.79%) Billing
8 14 (4.47%) Retail
9 9 (2.88%) French Language
10 8 (2.56%) Financial Institution
10 8 (2.56%) German Language
10 8 (2.56%) Spanish Language
11 7 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (1.92%) Automotive
13 5 (1.60%) Advertising
13 5 (1.60%) Military
13 5 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (1.28%) Back Office
14 4 (1.28%) Publishing
15 3 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (21.09%) Architect
2 49 (15.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 40 (12.78%) Technical Architect
4 39 (12.46%) Analyst
5 38 (12.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 38 (12.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 33 (10.54%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (8.63%) Developer
8 25 (7.99%) Commercial Manager
9 24 (7.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 24 (7.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 19 (6.07%) Consultant
11 16 (5.11%) Service Manager
12 14 (4.47%) Storage Architect
12 14 (4.47%) Virtualisation Architect
12 14 (4.47%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
13 13 (4.15%) Business Analyst
13 13 (4.15%) Network Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (3.83%) Service Analyst
15 11 (3.51%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.74%) Middleware
2 39 (12.46%) HTML
3 37 (11.82%) XML
4 31 (9.90%) Rendezvous
4 31 (9.90%) Ultra Messaging
4 31 (9.90%) XSLT
5 8 (2.56%) JSON
6 5 (1.60%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.60%) CSS
7 4 (1.28%) .NET
7 4 (1.28%) Behat
7 4 (1.28%) jQuery
7 4 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (1.28%) ODBC
7 4 (1.28%) SOAP
8 3 (0.96%) Alternative PHP Cache
8 3 (0.96%) LAMP
8 3 (0.96%) RESTful
8 3 (0.96%) Twig
9 2 (0.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.18%) Management Information System
3 33 (10.54%) User Experience
4 16 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.15%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.19%) Social Media
7 9 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Replication
11 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.64%) Fintech
11 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Robotics
12 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.92%) Linux
2 64 (20.45%) Windows
3 54 (17.25%) Solaris
4 8 (2.56%) Unix
5 6 (1.92%) CentOS
6 5 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.28%) Android
7 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.89%) Performance Tuning
3 47 (15.02%) Service Delivery
4 41 (13.10%) Risk Management
5 36 (11.50%) Project Management
5 36 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (10.86%) ITIL
7 33 (10.54%) Analytics
7 33 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (9.90%) Change Management
9 23 (7.35%) Service Management
10 22 (7.03%) Statistics
11 19 (6.07%) Data Analysis
12 18 (5.75%) DevOps
13 17 (5.43%) Performance Management
13 17 (5.43%) Supplier Management
14 15 (4.79%) Business Development
14 15 (4.79%) E-Commerce
14 15 (4.79%) Process Improvement
14 15 (4.79%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 42 (13.42%) Java
3 41 (13.10%) SQL
4 21 (6.71%) C
5 10 (3.19%) Python
6 7 (2.24%) PHP
7 6 (1.92%) R
7 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.60%) C#
8 5 (1.60%) Perl
9 4 (1.28%) Go
9 4 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.96%) Korn
11 2 (0.64%) AWK
11 2 (0.64%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.64%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 101 (32.27%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) ISEB
3 4 (1.28%) CCNA
3 4 (1.28%) CCNP
3 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.28%) PMP
3 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.96%) MBA
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) OCA
5 2 (0.64%) OCP
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.64%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.64%) RHCE
5 2 (0.64%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.35%) SLA
2 18 (5.75%) Data Quality
3 15 (4.79%) QA
4 7 (2.24%) IFRS
4 7 (2.24%) IFRS 9
5 4 (1.28%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.96%) Basel II
6 3 (0.96%) COBIT
6 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.32%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (16.61%) Hyper-V
2 52 (16.61%) NFS
3 51 (16.29%) Oracle RAC
3 51 (16.29%) SRDF
4 48 (15.34%) KVM
4 48 (15.34%) Xen
5 11 (3.51%) Docker
6 9 (2.88%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.28%) Firmware
7 4 (1.28%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.64%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.64%) HDFS
8 2 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.32%) etcd
Systems Management
1 11 (3.51%) RSA Archer
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
3 5 (1.60%) Ansible
4 3 (0.96%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.96%) cPanel
5 2 (0.64%) logstash
5 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.32%) Consul
6 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 60 (19.17%) Oracle
2 58 (18.53%) VMware
3 56 (17.89%) IBM
4 55 (17.57%) Cisco
5 53 (16.93%) EMC
6 51 (16.29%) Intel
6 51 (16.29%) NetApp
7 42 (13.42%) Sybase
8 37 (11.82%) Microsoft
9 31 (9.90%) TIBCO
10 19 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (4.47%) SAP
12 13 (4.15%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.51%) Reuters
14 8 (2.56%) Adobe
14 8 (2.56%) HP
15 7 (2.24%) Remedy
16 6 (1.92%) BMC
17 5 (1.60%) Atlassian
18 4 (1.28%) ProCurve
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,999 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
UCL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £125000 - £135000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus bonus and paackage
Posted: 17 hours ago
London, UK
AlphaSights
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 per year (negotiable)
Posted: 8 days ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63375 - £84500 per annum + Exc. Bens.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 35% bonus potential and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + 35% bonus potential and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car allowance, other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago