Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 324 314
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 11 43 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 15
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,100 £21,850
90th Percentile £57,500 £86,250 £97,500
England 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11841 11219 11660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.89% 89.76% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9400 9359 9637
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the North West

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the North West.

Salary trend for Benchmarking in the North West

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the North West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in the North West

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Manchester -21 10 £47,500 -9.52%
Merseyside - 1 £24,750 -
Benchmarking
England

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

1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
3 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (36.36%) QMS
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) SAP

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) RSpec
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technology Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) CoreNLP
4 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (9.09%) Keras
4 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) scikit-learn
4 1 (9.09%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
1 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) Fedora
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Line Management
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) QMS
2 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Internal Audit
3 2 (18.18%) IT Audit
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ACCA
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PA-DSS
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP