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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 427 411
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 15 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.100% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 22
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £50,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £72,500 £61,350
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12927 17060 17753
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.14% 87.14% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10616 14363 14129
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Buckinghamshire +21 5 £30,000 -58.62%
Surrey +45 4 £51,250 - 2
West Sussex +11 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Hampshire +18 2 £48,000 -4.00%
Berkshire +24 1 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (25.64%) Service Management
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) SLA
5 9 (23.08%) Coaching
6 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) Legal
7 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
7 7 (17.95%) Wireless
7 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (17.95%) Escalation Management
7 7 (17.95%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (17.95%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 7 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) Matrix Management
9 5 (12.82%) JSON
9 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) Apache
9 5 (12.82%) CRM
9 5 (12.82%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) MySQL

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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.13%) GemFire
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (17.95%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (10.26%) QlikView
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) phpMyAdmin
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) HBase
4 2 (5.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Gradle
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Legal
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Programme Director
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) QlikView Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Service Performance Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Bid Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Change Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Services Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) JSON
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) ODBC
2 4 (10.26%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
3 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 3 (7.69%) Twig
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) Kafka
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) Spring Batch
4 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.13%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.56%) JMS
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (25.64%) Service Management
4 9 (23.08%) Coaching
5 7 (17.95%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 7 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (17.95%) Escalation Management
5 7 (17.95%) Matrix Organization
5 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.38%) Matrix Management
6 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (12.82%) QMS
7 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) B2B
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) AWK
4 2 (5.13%) Bourne shell
4 2 (5.13%) Korn
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.26%) PMP
3 2 (5.13%) OCA
3 2 (5.13%) OCP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.13%) RHCE
3 2 (5.13%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CIPD
4 1 (2.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) ISO 14001
3 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (5.13%) GlusterFS
1 2 (5.13%) HDFS
1 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) cPanel
2 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Huawei
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Brocade
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
4 2 (5.13%) StorageTek
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £125000 - £135000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago