Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 921 883 924
Rank change year-on-year -38 +41 -199
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 252 308 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 193 197 231
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,700 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £103,250 £102,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -21.43% +16.67%

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 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -64 113 £55,000 -4.35% 7
South East +26 43 £60,000 +11.63% 3
Midlands - 30 £50,000 - 2
North of England -28 29 £51,000 +15.25% 1
East of England +31 26 £39,000 -48.00% 2
West Midlands - 15 £58,750 - 2
East Midlands - 15 £46,750 -
North West -51 11 £42,500 -3.95%
Yorkshire +23 9 £53,000 -3.64% 1
South West +6 5 £26,000 -38.82% 3
North East +8 3 £36,391 +29.97%
Benchmarking
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 77 (30.56%) Finance
2 75 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (25.00%) Degree
3 63 (25.00%) SQL
4 60 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (21.43%) Linux
6 50 (19.84%) Analytics
7 47 (18.65%) Python
8 40 (15.87%) Java
9 39 (15.48%) Marketing
10 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
10 38 (15.08%) User Experience
11 37 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (14.68%) Project Management
12 35 (13.89%) Oracle
13 33 (13.10%) Open Source
13 33 (13.10%) Mentoring
14 32 (12.70%) Banking
15 31 (12.30%) SQL Server
15 31 (12.30%) Product Management
16 29 (11.51%) Perl
16 29 (11.51%) Management Information System
17 28 (11.11%) ETL
17 28 (11.11%) Big Data
18 27 (10.71%) ITIL
18 27 (10.71%) Computer Science
19 26 (10.32%) Visualisation
19 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
20 24 (9.52%) Unix
20 24 (9.52%) JavaScript

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 14 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.16%) JBoss
2 13 (5.16%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.16%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.57%) nginx
4 5 (1.98%) Apache
4 5 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.79%) GemFire
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.40%) Marvel
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.17%) InVision
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.78%) UserZoom
4 6 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.98%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.75%) SaaS
4 13 (5.16%) PaaS
5 9 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (2.78%) Google Analytics
7 6 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.98%) IaaS
9 3 (1.19%) GitHub
9 3 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.79%) npm
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.40%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.76%) HTTP
1 12 (4.76%) LDAP
1 12 (4.76%) SSL
2 8 (3.17%) Network Security
3 7 (2.78%) LAN
3 7 (2.78%) WAN
4 6 (2.38%) Internet
5 5 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.59%) ATM
6 4 (1.59%) Firewall
6 4 (1.59%) SAN
6 4 (1.59%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.19%) BGP
7 3 (1.19%) Extranet
7 3 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.19%) Multicast
7 3 (1.19%) VLAN
8 2 (0.79%) IPsec
8 2 (0.79%) MPLS
8 2 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.11%) Big Data
3 23 (9.13%) MySQL
4 21 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 14 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 12 (4.76%) DataStage
9 12 (4.76%) LucidDB
10 9 (3.57%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.57%) Power BI
10 9 (3.57%) Redis
11 6 (2.38%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.98%) Bigtable
12 5 (1.98%) HBase
12 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (6.75%) Git (software)
1 17 (6.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.59%) Gradle
4 4 (1.59%) Selenium
5 3 (1.19%) GDB
5 3 (1.19%) JMeter
5 3 (1.19%) JUnit
5 3 (1.19%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.79%) Babel
6 2 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) Subversion
6 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 77 (30.56%) Finance
2 39 (15.48%) Marketing
3 32 (12.70%) Banking
4 15 (5.95%) Retail
5 11 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.97%) Legal
7 9 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 8 (3.17%) Publishing
9 7 (2.78%) Billing
10 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.79%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.40%) Back Office
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.40%) Front Office
12 1 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Military
12 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (12.70%) Analyst
2 26 (10.32%) Architect
2 26 (10.32%) Consultant
3 19 (7.54%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (6.35%) Developer
5 15 (5.95%) User Experience Researcher
5 15 (5.95%) User Researcher
6 14 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
6 14 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Data Integration Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Database Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) ETL Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Integration Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Product Manager
7 12 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Senior Database Consultant
7 12 (4.76%) Software Consultant
8 11 (4.37%) IT Manager
8 11 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.94%) HTML
2 18 (7.14%) Web Services
3 17 (6.75%) .NET
4 16 (6.35%) Spring
5 15 (5.95%) XML
6 13 (5.16%) JSP
7 12 (4.76%) MDX
7 12 (4.76%) Spring Security
7 12 (4.76%) XSLT
8 11 (4.37%) JSON
8 11 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (3.17%) Regular Expression
10 8 (3.17%) RESTful
11 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.98%) Kafka
12 5 (1.98%) Middleware
13 4 (1.59%) LAMP
13 4 (1.59%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 60 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (15.08%) User Experience
3 29 (11.51%) Management Information System
4 27 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 20 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (5.56%) Virtual Team
7 11 (4.37%) Blog
8 8 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.78%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.98%) Clustering
10 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.98%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.98%) Replication
11 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.59%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (1.59%) NHS
11 4 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.43%) Linux
2 24 (9.52%) Unix
3 23 (9.13%) Windows
4 17 (6.75%) Solaris
5 14 (5.56%) CentOS
6 8 (3.17%) FreeBSD
7 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.79%) Android
9 2 (0.79%) Fedora
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.84%) Analytics
3 37 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (14.68%) Project Management
4 33 (13.10%) Mentoring
4 33 (13.10%) Open Source
5 31 (12.30%) Product Management
6 28 (11.11%) ETL
7 27 (10.71%) ITIL
8 26 (10.32%) Visualisation
9 23 (9.13%) Data Analysis
10 21 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.33%) Business Analytics
10 21 (8.33%) Data Management
10 21 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 21 (8.33%) DevOps
10 21 (8.33%) Process Improvement
10 21 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.33%) Usability Testing
11 20 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.00%) SQL
2 47 (18.65%) Python
3 40 (15.87%) Java
4 29 (11.51%) Perl
5 24 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.73%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.54%) C#
8 17 (6.75%) C++
8 17 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.56%) C
9 14 (5.56%) R
10 8 (3.17%) PHP
10 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.78%) Scala
11 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.59%) AWK
12 4 (1.59%) Korn
12 4 (1.59%) VBA
12 4 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.57%) Master's Degree
3 9 (3.57%) MCIPD
4 7 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.98%) CISSP
6 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.59%) CCNA
7 4 (1.59%) RHCE
7 4 (1.59%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.19%) CISA
8 3 (1.19%) CISM
9 2 (0.79%) ACCA
9 2 (0.79%) CCIE
9 2 (0.79%) ECDL
9 2 (0.79%) MCSE
9 2 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.52%) SLA
2 19 (7.54%) QA
3 7 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.38%) GDPR
5 5 (1.98%) GCP
6 3 (1.19%) JTAG
6 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.19%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.79%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.40%) COBIT
8 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.40%) EMIR
8 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (8.33%) Docker
2 14 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.97%) NFS
4 8 (3.17%) KVM
5 4 (1.59%) Firmware
5 4 (1.59%) GlusterFS
5 4 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.19%) HDFS
6 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (9.52%) Puppet
2 10 (3.97%) Ansible
2 10 (3.97%) Cobbler
2 10 (3.97%) Kibana
3 8 (3.17%) HAProxy
3 8 (3.17%) Nagios
4 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.79%) logstash
6 2 (0.79%) Terraform
7 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.89%) Oracle
3 17 (6.75%) Intel
3 17 (6.75%) Talend
4 14 (5.56%) Google
5 13 (5.16%) Cognos
5 13 (5.16%) IBM
5 13 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.16%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (4.76%) Informatica
6 12 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
6 12 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
6 12 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 12 (4.76%) Vertica
7 9 (3.57%) Adobe
8 8 (3.17%) Percona
8 8 (3.17%) VMware
9 7 (2.78%) SAP
10 6 (2.38%) Tableau
11 5 (1.98%) Brocade