Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 517 579
Rank change year-on-year +38 +62 -5
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 62 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 31
South East median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% -6.52% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £28,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.16% -29.39%

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 26,700 25,955 33,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.59% 89.08% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22,047 21,476 27,688
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +28 29 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Hampshire -3 22 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Oxfordshire +14 15 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Berkshire +2 14 £42,500 -34.62% 2
Surrey +4 5 £90,000 +71.43% 2
West Sussex +4 4 £60,000 -2.44% 1
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 28 (45.16%) Service Management
1 28 (45.16%) Service Delivery
1 28 (45.16%) ITSM
1 28 (45.16%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (32.26%) Quality Management
3 19 (30.65%) Perl
4 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (29.03%) Process Improvement
4 18 (29.03%) ServiceNow
4 18 (29.03%) Dynatrace
5 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.42%) Asset Management
5 17 (27.42%) Performance Management
6 16 (25.81%) Python
7 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.35%) C
8 12 (19.35%) C++
9 11 (17.74%) Linux
9 11 (17.74%) Flash
9 11 (17.74%) Firmware
9 11 (17.74%) ASIC
9 11 (17.74%) JTAG
9 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
9 11 (17.74%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (17.74%) GDB
9 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
10 10 (16.13%) Strategic Thinking
10 10 (16.13%) Matrix Organization
10 10 (16.13%) Critical Success Factor
10 10 (16.13%) Commercial Awareness

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 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Drupal
4 1 (1.61%) GemFire
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.45%) MariaDB
3 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) HBase
5 2 (3.23%) Parquet
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.61%) OLTP
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) GDB
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) Gradle
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 10 (16.13%) Billing
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) IT Manager
2 18 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 10 (16.13%) Firmware Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Buyer
5 6 (9.68%) IT Buyer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Head of Procurement
9 2 (3.23%) Digital Product Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Online Product Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Flash
2 8 (12.90%) JSON
3 7 (11.29%) Kafka
4 6 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) Middleware
5 3 (4.84%) Spring
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Avro
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
6 2 (3.23%) Drools
6 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.61%) LESS
7 1 (1.61%) Node.js
7 1 (1.61%) React Native
7 1 (1.61%) RESTful
7 1 (1.61%) Sass
7 1 (1.61%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.61%) Spring Batch
7 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.61%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) ASIC
1 11 (17.74%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.45%) CentOS
4 4 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Continuous Improvement
1 28 (45.16%) ITSM
1 28 (45.16%) Service Delivery
1 28 (45.16%) Service Management
2 20 (32.26%) Quality Management
3 18 (29.03%) Process Improvement
3 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (27.42%) Asset Management
4 17 (27.42%) Performance Management
5 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
5 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
6 10 (16.13%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (16.13%) Critical Success Factor
6 10 (16.13%) Matrix Management
6 10 (16.13%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (16.13%) Strategic Thinking
6 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Perl
2 16 (25.81%) Python
3 12 (19.35%) C
3 12 (19.35%) C++
4 7 (11.29%) Java
4 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.45%) AWK
5 4 (6.45%) Bourne shell
5 4 (6.45%) Korn
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) OCA
2 4 (6.45%) OCP
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (6.45%) RHCE
2 4 (6.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) JTAG
2 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Firmware
2 4 (6.45%) GlusterFS
2 4 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Ansible
1 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (6.45%) Terraform
1 4 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Dynatrace
1 18 (29.03%) ServiceNow
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Brocade
5 4 (6.45%) Centrify
5 4 (6.45%) EMC
5 4 (6.45%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) StorageTek
5 4 (6.45%) Sun
5 4 (6.45%) Veritas
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Mentor Graphics