Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 504 577
Rank change year-on-year -12 +73 -13
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 36 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 30 36
South East median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% -6.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £26,050 £38,125
90th Percentile £86,000 £61,500 £73,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -26.92%

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 27,133 25,397 33,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.60% 87.69% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22,465 20,906 27,980
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +16 18 £47,500 +58.33% 7
Oxfordshire - 15 £47,500 - 3
Surrey +2 8 £75,000 +46.34% 1
Hampshire -35 5 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £65,000 +165.31% 2
Kent +8 2 £47,500 +58.33%
West Sussex +1 2 £57,500 -6.12%
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Perl
3 13 (36.11%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) Firmware
4 11 (30.56%) C
4 11 (30.56%) C++
4 11 (30.56%) ASIC
4 11 (30.56%) Flash
4 11 (30.56%) JTAG
4 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) GDB
4 11 (30.56%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (30.56%) Prototyping
5 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
6 5 (13.89%) Marketing
6 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Management
7 4 (11.11%) ITSM
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Dynatrace

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 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) GDB
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Head of Procurement
4 3 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.56%) CRM Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Flash
2 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) Kafka
3 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) ASIC
1 11 (30.56%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Prototyping
2 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
3 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.11%) ITSM
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Perl
2 13 (36.11%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) C
3 11 (30.56%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) AWK
6 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
6 2 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) Korn
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) OCA
1 2 (5.56%) OCP
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (5.56%) RHCE
1 2 (5.56%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) JTAG
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) GlusterFS
2 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (5.56%) Terraform
1 2 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Dynatrace
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
1 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Brocade
3 2 (5.56%) Centrify
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) StorageTek
3 2 (5.56%) Sun
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas
3 2 (5.56%) VMware