Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 891 972
Rank change year-on-year +43 +81 -66
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 293 280 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 216 223 191
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £36,875 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -23.08%

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 142,078 152,036 167,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.53% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113,972 120,821 141,154
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +36 122 £60,000 -0.41% 16
South East +51 86 £62,500 +13.64% 13
North of England +19 36 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Midlands +7 31 £50,000 - 8
West Midlands +25 20 £40,000 -38.46% 6
East of England +4 13 £90,000 +120.86% 3
North East -12 13 £50,000 +42.86%
North West +11 12 £55,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire +29 11 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +3 11 £50,000 - 2
South West +2 6 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Benchmarking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 86 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (27.30%) Finance
3 68 (23.21%) Linux
4 64 (21.84%) Degree
5 59 (20.14%) JavaScript
6 55 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (17.41%) DevOps
9 50 (17.06%) Java
10 43 (14.68%) Microsoft
11 42 (14.33%) Configuration Management
11 42 (14.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (13.99%) Analytics
13 40 (13.65%) Prototyping
14 39 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (13.31%) Puppet
14 39 (13.31%) SQL
14 39 (13.31%) Service Management
14 39 (13.31%) ITSM
15 38 (12.97%) Service Delivery
15 38 (12.97%) Shell Script
15 38 (12.97%) MongoDB
15 38 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (12.63%) Python
17 36 (12.29%) MySQL
17 36 (12.29%) QA
18 35 (11.95%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (11.95%) Elasticsearch
19 34 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
20 33 (11.26%) Load Testing

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 (11.95%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (9.56%) Apache Solr
3 11 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.41%) Apache
5 7 (2.39%) Confluence
6 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.71%) JBoss
7 5 (1.71%) SAS
8 4 (1.37%) CMS
8 4 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.37%) WordPress
9 3 (1.02%) IIS
9 3 (1.02%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.68%) GemFire
10 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) Drupal
11 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.07%) UserZoom
5 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.02%) InVision
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.56%) SaaS
3 17 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.75%) PaaS
5 8 (2.73%) GitHub
6 4 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.37%) npm
7 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.34%) AdWords
9 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) IaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.90%) Internet
2 24 (8.19%) DNS
2 24 (8.19%) SSL
3 6 (2.05%) HTTP
4 5 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (1.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) Broadband
5 1 (0.34%) FCoE
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) Multicast
5 1 (0.34%) NAS
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.97%) MongoDB
2 36 (12.29%) MySQL
3 35 (11.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 32 (10.92%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.83%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.12%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.78%) Big Data
7 14 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.07%) HBase
9 9 (3.07%) Power BI
10 8 (2.73%) MariaDB
11 7 (2.39%) Blockchain
12 6 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.05%) Parquet
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (1.37%) MS Access
14 4 (1.37%) PowerPivot
14 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.12%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.75%) JIRA
4 8 (2.73%) GDB
4 8 (2.73%) Gradle
5 6 (2.05%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.05%) LoadUI
5 6 (2.05%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (1.37%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.37%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.37%) webpack
7 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.02%) Subversion
8 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.68%) JUnit
8 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 80 (27.30%) Finance
2 26 (8.87%) Marketing
3 17 (5.80%) Banking
4 15 (5.12%) Billing
5 14 (4.78%) Games
5 14 (4.78%) Legal
6 10 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.73%) Retail
8 7 (2.39%) Law
8 7 (2.39%) Local Government
9 5 (1.71%) Publishing
10 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (14.68%) Developer
2 38 (12.97%) IT Manager
3 28 (9.56%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 22 (7.51%) AWS DevOps
5 22 (7.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 22 (7.51%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (7.17%) Analyst
7 19 (6.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 18 (6.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.80%) Consultant
10 16 (5.46%) Product Manager
10 16 (5.46%) User Experience Researcher
11 15 (5.12%) Senior DevOps
11 15 (5.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.78%) Architect
13 13 (4.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 12 (4.10%) Buyer
15 11 (3.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.58%) CSS
2 25 (8.53%) HTML
2 25 (8.53%) JSON
3 19 (6.48%) RESTful
4 15 (5.12%) Sass
4 15 (5.12%) Web Services
5 13 (4.44%) Kafka
6 12 (4.10%) CSS3
6 12 (4.10%) HTML5
6 12 (4.10%) REST
7 11 (3.75%) .NET
7 11 (3.75%) React
8 10 (3.41%) Immutable.js
8 10 (3.41%) Middleware
9 9 (3.07%) Spring
10 8 (2.73%) Flash
10 8 (2.73%) LESS
10 8 (2.73%) React Native
10 8 (2.73%) Sinatra
10 8 (2.73%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.92%) User Experience
3 24 (8.19%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.46%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.75%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.07%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.73%) ASIC
7 8 (2.73%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.39%) Equities
8 7 (2.39%) Fintech
8 7 (2.39%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.05%) CUDA
9 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) Replication
11 4 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.21%) Linux
2 27 (9.22%) Unix
3 19 (6.48%) Windows
4 13 (4.44%) Android
4 13 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.07%) AIX
6 8 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.05%) Solaris
8 4 (1.37%) CentOS
9 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.34%) Debian
10 1 (0.34%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (17.41%) DevOps
4 42 (14.33%) Configuration Management
4 42 (14.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 41 (13.99%) Analytics
6 40 (13.65%) Prototyping
7 39 (13.31%) ITSM
7 39 (13.31%) Service Management
8 38 (12.97%) Service Delivery
9 34 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (11.26%) Load Testing
11 28 (9.56%) Test Automation
12 27 (9.22%) Performance Management
12 27 (9.22%) Process Improvement
12 27 (9.22%) Quality Management
13 26 (8.87%) Asset Management
14 24 (8.19%) Deployment Automation
15 23 (7.85%) Project Management
15 23 (7.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 59 (20.14%) JavaScript
2 50 (17.06%) Java
3 39 (13.31%) SQL
4 38 (12.97%) Shell Script
5 37 (12.63%) Python
6 26 (8.87%) Bash Shell
7 22 (7.51%) C
8 21 (7.17%) Perl
9 20 (6.83%) C++
10 14 (4.78%) PHP
11 10 (3.41%) R
11 10 (3.41%) Ruby
12 7 (2.39%) C#
13 6 (2.05%) Bourne shell
13 6 (2.05%) Korn
14 4 (1.37%) AWK
15 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.68%) ABAP
16 2 (0.68%) C-shell
16 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (21.84%) Degree
2 24 (8.19%) AWS Certification
3 21 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.37%) OCA
4 4 (1.37%) OCP
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.37%) RHCE
4 4 (1.37%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.68%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
6 1 (0.34%) CIPD
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.29%) QA
2 8 (2.73%) JTAG
3 6 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (10.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 19 (6.48%) Docker
3 8 (2.73%) Firmware
4 5 (1.71%) HDFS
5 4 (1.37%) GlusterFS
5 4 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.68%) GPFS
7 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.34%) KVM
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) SRDF
8 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (13.31%) Puppet
2 24 (8.19%) Cobbler
3 14 (4.78%) Ansible
4 7 (2.39%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.39%) Terraform
5 6 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.34%) OpenView
7 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.19%) Dynatrace
2 24 (8.19%) ServiceNow
3 17 (5.80%) Oracle
4 9 (3.07%) Tableau
5 8 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.39%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.39%) IBM
6 7 (2.39%) VMware
7 6 (2.05%) Capita
7 6 (2.05%) Google
7 6 (2.05%) SAP
8 5 (1.71%) EMC
8 5 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.71%) Sun
8 5 (1.71%) Teradata
9 4 (1.37%) Brocade
9 4 (1.37%) HP
9 4 (1.37%) StorageTek
9 4 (1.37%) Veritas