Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 788 921 880
Rank change year-on-year +133 -41 +91
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 286 226 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 224 171 191
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £93,750 £105,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%

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 127,510 148,838 152,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.70% 91.81% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 101,568 120,775 127,219
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +101 131 £70,000 +16.67% 18
South East +67 74 £60,000 +29.73% 11
North of England +59 44 £52,095 -0.77% 4
Midlands +8 23 £41,250 -17.50% 5
North West +43 19 £56,250 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +36 14 £52,095 -1.71% 2
West Midlands +29 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East +22 11 £52,095 +43.16%
South West +18 10 £62,250 +63.82% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £49,500 +10.00% 3
East of England +14 4 £60,000 +53.85% 1
Benchmarking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 78 (27.27%) Finance
2 69 (24.13%) Linux
3 68 (23.78%) Analytics
4 67 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (19.93%) JavaScript
6 52 (18.18%) SQL
6 52 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 48 (16.78%) Git (software)
8 45 (15.73%) User Experience
8 45 (15.73%) Degree
9 44 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (15.03%) DevOps
10 43 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (14.69%) MongoDB
11 42 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (12.59%) Process Improvement
13 36 (12.59%) Java
14 35 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
14 35 (12.24%) Puppet
15 33 (11.54%) NoSQL
15 33 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
15 33 (11.54%) Fintech
16 32 (11.19%) Python
16 32 (11.19%) SaaS
17 31 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (10.84%) JSON
18 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (10.14%) Mentoring
19 29 (10.14%) Configuration 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 35 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.59%) Marvel
3 14 (4.90%) Apache Solr
4 9 (3.15%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.80%) Apache
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.05%) JBoss
8 2 (0.70%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.70%) GemFire
8 2 (0.70%) nginx
8 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 17 (5.94%) InVision
3 13 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.35%) CATIA
7 1 (0.35%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.19%) SaaS
2 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.85%) GitHub
4 6 (2.10%) npm
5 5 (1.75%) IaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.05%) Office 365
6 3 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.70%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.70%) PaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Apigee
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.04%) Internet
2 20 (6.99%) DNS
3 19 (6.64%) SSL
4 11 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (3.85%) SAN
5 7 (2.45%) LAN
5 7 (2.45%) WAN
6 6 (2.10%) FCoE
6 6 (2.10%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.10%) Multicast
6 6 (2.10%) NAS
7 3 (1.05%) Broadband
7 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.35%) 5G
9 1 (0.35%) ATM
9 1 (0.35%) DHCP
9 1 (0.35%) Firewall
9 1 (0.35%) Intranet
9 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.69%) MongoDB
2 33 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.79%) Power BI
4 25 (8.74%) MySQL
5 20 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (6.29%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.50%) Blockchain
8 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.10%) Big Data
10 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.10%) Parquet
11 5 (1.75%) HBase
11 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.05%) Looker
14 2 (0.70%) GIS
14 2 (0.70%) OLTP
14 2 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.69%) JIRA
3 18 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.94%) Axure RP
5 13 (4.55%) Subversion
6 11 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 8 (2.80%) Gradle
8 6 (2.10%) Selenium
8 6 (2.10%) webpack
9 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.40%) GitLab
10 3 (1.05%) Appium
10 3 (1.05%) Babel
11 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.70%) GDB
11 2 (0.70%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.70%) JUnit
11 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (27.27%) Finance
2 26 (9.09%) Banking
3 21 (7.34%) Marketing
4 11 (3.85%) Publishing
5 7 (2.45%) Retail
6 6 (2.10%) Billing
6 6 (2.10%) Legal
7 5 (1.75%) Law
7 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (11.54%) IT Manager
2 32 (11.19%) Developer
3 26 (9.09%) Architect
3 26 (9.09%) Designer
3 26 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 22 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (6.29%) MI Manager
7 17 (5.94%) Analyst
8 16 (5.59%) UI Designer
8 16 (5.59%) UI/UX Designer
9 15 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement Manager
10 12 (4.20%) Consultant
10 12 (4.20%) Senior Designer
10 12 (4.20%) Senior UX Designer
11 11 (3.85%) DBA
11 11 (3.85%) Product Manager
11 11 (3.85%) Senior UI Designer
11 11 (3.85%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.84%) JSON
2 28 (9.79%) RESTful
3 25 (8.74%) HTML
4 20 (6.99%) CSS
5 18 (6.29%) Sass
6 16 (5.59%) React
7 15 (5.24%) Immutable.js
8 12 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (3.85%) LESS
9 11 (3.85%) Middleware
9 11 (3.85%) React Native
10 10 (3.50%) Cocoa
10 10 (3.50%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (3.50%) Core Animation
10 10 (3.50%) Core Data
11 9 (3.15%) Kafka
12 8 (2.80%) CSS3
12 8 (2.80%) HTML5
12 8 (2.80%) Spring
12 8 (2.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.73%) User Experience
2 37 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (11.54%) Fintech
4 28 (9.79%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.59%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.24%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.50%) Animation
7 10 (3.50%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.80%) Clustering
8 8 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.45%) Equities
9 7 (2.45%) Fixed Income
9 7 (2.45%) PKI
10 5 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.40%) CCTV
11 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.70%) ASIC
13 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (24.13%) Linux
2 23 (8.04%) Apple iOS
3 21 (7.34%) Windows
4 18 (6.29%) Unix
5 17 (5.94%) CentOS
6 16 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.24%) Android
8 11 (3.85%) Solaris
8 11 (3.85%) Windows Server
9 10 (3.50%) FreeBSD
9 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.35%) Debian
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.78%) Analytics
2 67 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (15.03%) DevOps
4 43 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (12.59%) Process Improvement
7 31 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (10.14%) Configuration Management
8 29 (10.14%) Matrix Organization
8 29 (10.14%) Mentoring
8 29 (10.14%) Prototyping
9 27 (9.44%) Scrum
10 26 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 26 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (9.09%) Wireframes
11 25 (8.74%) Collaborative Working
11 25 (8.74%) Load Testing
11 25 (8.74%) Portfolio Management
11 25 (8.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.93%) JavaScript
2 52 (18.18%) SQL
3 36 (12.59%) Java
4 32 (11.19%) Python
5 27 (9.44%) Shell Script
6 21 (7.34%) Bash Shell
7 14 (4.90%) Ruby
8 10 (3.50%) Apple Swift
8 10 (3.50%) Objective-C
8 10 (3.50%) Perl
8 10 (3.50%) R
9 9 (3.15%) PHP
10 6 (2.10%) C
11 5 (1.75%) AWK
11 5 (1.75%) Bourne shell
11 5 (1.75%) Korn
11 5 (1.75%) VBA
12 4 (1.40%) C++
13 2 (0.70%) VB
13 2 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (15.73%) Degree
2 19 (6.64%) AWS Certification
2 19 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 18 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.40%) OCA
5 4 (1.40%) OCP
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.40%) RHCE
5 4 (1.40%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.70%) ACCA
6 2 (0.70%) CISSP
6 2 (0.70%) PhD
7 1 (0.35%) CIMA
7 1 (0.35%) CISA
7 1 (0.35%) CISM
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) GIAC
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.29%) PMO
2 17 (5.94%) QA
3 10 (3.50%) GDPR
4 8 (2.80%) SLA
5 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (8.04%) Docker
2 22 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 21 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.80%) KVM
6 8 (2.80%) NFS
7 6 (2.10%) SRDF
7 6 (2.10%) Xen
8 5 (1.75%) GlusterFS
8 5 (1.75%) HDFS
8 5 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (12.24%) Puppet
2 33 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.24%) Ansible
4 14 (4.90%) Cobbler
5 10 (3.50%) Prometheus
6 8 (2.80%) Rundeck
7 6 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.70%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.70%) Kibana
9 2 (0.70%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.35%) QRadar
10 1 (0.35%) SCCM
10 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.09%) VMware
3 17 (5.94%) Adobe
4 15 (5.24%) Dynatrace
4 15 (5.24%) ServiceNow
5 13 (4.55%) Oracle
6 11 (3.85%) EMC
7 10 (3.50%) Apple
8 9 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.15%) Tableau
9 7 (2.45%) Cisco
9 7 (2.45%) Google
10 6 (2.10%) HP
10 6 (2.10%) Intel
10 6 (2.10%) NetApp
11 5 (1.75%) Brocade
11 5 (1.75%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.75%) StorageTek
11 5 (1.75%) Sun
11 5 (1.75%) Veritas