The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 122 145
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1101 1597 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.24% 90.38% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1244 1416
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Benchmarking in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Contact Management
1 2 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Director
2 1 (33.33%) Quantity Surveyor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Contact Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft