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

Benchmarking
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 227 255
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.16% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.18% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Median salary - £37,500 £24,906
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.56%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5510 4996 5898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.45% 87.88% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 4155 4746
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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
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 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
Manchester -27 1 - - 3
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 16 (76.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 14 (66.67%) Change Management
5 13 (61.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (61.90%) Degree
6 11 (52.38%) Data Quality
6 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
6 11 (52.38%) Billing
6 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (52.38%) Cost Transparency
7 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (9.52%) People Management
9 2 (9.52%) Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Coaching
9 2 (9.52%) Demand Management
9 2 (9.52%) QA
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) Google
9 2 (9.52%) Pay per click

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:

Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Billing
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Product Development Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
3 1 (4.76%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Head of Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Insight Manager
3 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
3 1 (4.76%) PPC Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
1 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (4.76%) Core Animation
1 1 (4.76%) Core Data
1 1 (4.76%) Django
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Animation
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 14 (66.67%) Change Management
4 11 (52.38%) Cost Transparency
5 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) E-Procurement
7 2 (9.52%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
7 2 (9.52%) Pay per click
7 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (9.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
1 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Google
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Hitwise
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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