Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 511 535
Rank change year-on-year +66 +24 +78
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 92 45 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71 26 33
South East median annual salary £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.64% +6.82% -6.38%
10th Percentile £38,750 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £71,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.94% -5.91% -21.43%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,966 27,437 30,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.30% 89.59% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21,379 22,647 25,712
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the South East

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Benchmarking in the South East

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in the South East

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Thames Valley +30 37 £43,741 -27.10% 6
Hampshire +24 37 £65,000 +136.36% 1
Oxfordshire +24 19 £52,500 -10.64% 1
Berkshire 0 17 £42,500 -34.62% 4
Surrey +28 10 £63,250 +10.00% 2
West Sussex 0 5 £62,500 +1.63% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £44,982 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £40,500 -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 43 (46.74%) Service Management
2 42 (45.65%) ITSM
3 41 (44.57%) Service Delivery
3 41 (44.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (32.61%) Performance Management
5 28 (30.43%) Process Improvement
5 28 (30.43%) ServiceNow
5 28 (30.43%) Dynatrace
5 28 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (30.43%) Quality Management
6 27 (29.35%) Asset Management
7 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
7 21 (22.83%) JSON
8 19 (20.65%) Git (software)
9 17 (18.48%) Degree
10 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (15.22%) Linux
11 14 (15.22%) Supplier Management
12 13 (14.13%) Billing
12 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.13%) Finance
12 13 (14.13%) Project Management
12 13 (14.13%) Matrix Management
12 13 (14.13%) Critical Success Factor
12 13 (14.13%) Matrix Organization
12 13 (14.13%) Strategic Thinking
12 13 (14.13%) Commercial Awareness
13 12 (13.04%) QA
14 11 (11.96%) Front End Development
14 11 (11.96%) Kafka

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (9.78%) Apache Spark
2 8 (8.70%) Apache
3 5 (5.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) GemFire
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) GitHub
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (3.26%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) 5G
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Blockchain
2 8 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.52%) Parquet
4 5 (5.43%) HBase
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) Big Data
6 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.26%) MariaDB
6 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.17%) OLTP
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) GIS
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.70%) Gradle
2 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) GDB
4 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 13 (14.13%) Billing
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.17%) Games
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) IT Manager
2 28 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 12 (13.04%) Buyer
4 10 (10.87%) JavaScript Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Developer
5 9 (9.78%) IT Buyer
6 5 (5.43%) Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Performance Improvement Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Performance Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) IT Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Software Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Unix Administrator
9 2 (2.17%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) JSON
2 11 (11.96%) CSS
2 11 (11.96%) Kafka
3 10 (10.87%) Immutable.js
3 10 (10.87%) LESS
3 10 (10.87%) React
3 10 (10.87%) React Native
3 10 (10.87%) RESTful
3 10 (10.87%) Sass
4 8 (8.70%) Middleware
4 8 (8.70%) Spring
5 6 (6.52%) Apache Avro
5 6 (6.52%) REST
6 5 (5.43%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (3.26%) Drools
7 3 (3.26%) Flash
7 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.17%) J2EE
8 2 (2.17%) Spring Batch
8 2 (2.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) ASIC
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.26%) User Experience
6 2 (2.17%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Unix
3 10 (10.87%) Android
3 10 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.26%) CentOS
5 3 (3.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Service Management
2 42 (45.65%) ITSM
3 41 (44.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 41 (44.57%) Service Delivery
4 30 (32.61%) Performance Management
5 28 (30.43%) Process Improvement
5 28 (30.43%) Quality Management
5 28 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (29.35%) Asset Management
7 14 (15.22%) Supplier Management
8 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.13%) Commercial Awareness
8 13 (14.13%) Critical Success Factor
8 13 (14.13%) Matrix Management
8 13 (14.13%) Matrix Organization
8 13 (14.13%) Project Management
8 13 (14.13%) Strategic Thinking
9 11 (11.96%) Front End Development
10 10 (10.87%) Isomorphic JavaScript
10 10 (10.87%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) Java
1 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
1 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
2 9 (9.78%) Perl
3 7 (7.61%) Python
4 5 (5.43%) C++
4 5 (5.43%) SQL
5 4 (4.35%) C
6 3 (3.26%) AWK
6 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.26%) Korn
7 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
7 1 (1.09%) R
7 1 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) OCA
2 3 (3.26%) OCP
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (3.26%) RHCE
2 3 (3.26%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) JTAG
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (5.43%) HDFS
3 3 (3.26%) Firmware
3 3 (3.26%) GlusterFS
3 3 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.26%) Ansible
2 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (3.26%) Terraform
2 3 (3.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Dynatrace
1 28 (30.43%) ServiceNow
2 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle
4 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.26%) Brocade
5 3 (3.26%) Centrify
5 3 (3.26%) EMC
5 3 (3.26%) HP
5 3 (3.26%) StorageTek
5 3 (3.26%) Sun
5 3 (3.26%) Veritas
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Mentor Graphics