The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 228 235
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 5 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.094% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £54,900
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4793 4576 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.31% 88.46% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3946 3833 4370
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Benchmarking in the South West

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol - 3 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Benchmarking
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Publishing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (25.00%) Snow
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) BMC

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (16.67%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Designer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
1 3 (25.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Behat
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Logistics
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) Use Case
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) BMC
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Snow
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat