The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 805 728
Rank change year-on-year +110 -77  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 169 162 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 138 122 191
Median salary £52,500 £48,850 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.47% -24.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76628 92534 98045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.33% 88.74% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62957 76844 79256
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Benchmarking
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Benchmarking in the UK

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in the UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +99 165 £52,500 +5.00% 26
London +53 78 £60,500 -3.20% 14
South East +50 21 £52,500 -4.54% 6
West Midlands +47 20 £46,000 -23.33% 3
East of England +16 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
City of London +54 15 £60,000 -5.51% 3
South West +25 11 £51,250 +29.74% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £46,250 - 1
Warwickshire +36 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Surrey +57 8 £51,250 - 2
Yorkshire +21 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Birmingham - 7 £83,000 - 2
Leamington Spa - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire +17 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Guildford - 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +25 4 £31,500 -10.00%
West Sussex +15 4 £61,250 +53.12%
Wiltshire +14 4 £51,250 +29.74% 1
Farnborough +8 4 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -22 4 £32,500 -16.12%
Manchester -27 4 £32,500 -16.12%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £37,500 -
Luton - 4 £100,000 - 1
North East - 4 £37,500 -
Bristol - 4 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £42,500 -41.37%
Redhill -5 3 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 121 (38.05%) Finance
2 93 (29.25%) Degree
3 83 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (24.21%) Linux
5 58 (18.24%) Oracle
6 54 (16.98%) Windows
6 54 (16.98%) Service Delivery
7 53 (16.67%) VMware
8 51 (16.04%) SAN
9 49 (15.41%) Hadoop
10 47 (14.78%) NAS
10 47 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (14.78%) Performance Tuning
11 46 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (14.47%) Cisco
11 46 (14.47%) LAN
12 45 (14.15%) iSCSI
13 44 (13.84%) Hyper-V
13 44 (13.84%) Solaris
13 44 (13.84%) Apache
13 44 (13.84%) IBM
13 44 (13.84%) EMC
13 44 (13.84%) Fibre Channel
14 43 (13.52%) WAN
14 43 (13.52%) SQL
15 42 (13.21%) Microsoft
15 42 (13.21%) NFS
15 42 (13.21%) HBase
16 41 (12.89%) FCoE
16 41 (12.89%) Analytics

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (13.84%) Apache
2 40 (12.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 35 (11.01%) Tomcat
4 31 (9.75%) WebSphere
5 30 (9.43%) IIS
5 30 (9.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 23 (7.23%) DataSynapse
7 19 (5.97%) SAS
8 7 (2.20%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.26%) GemFire
9 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.94%) nginx
11 2 (0.63%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (11.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.94%) SPSS
5 3 (0.94%) Stata
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.63%) InDesign
6 2 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.63%) Windchill
7 1 (0.31%) InVision
7 1 (0.31%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.31%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.31%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 23 (7.23%) RMDS
2 5 (1.57%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.83%) GitHub
2 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.26%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.26%) SaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.04%) SAN
2 47 (14.78%) NAS
3 46 (14.47%) LAN
4 45 (14.15%) iSCSI
5 44 (13.84%) Fibre Channel
6 43 (13.52%) WAN
7 41 (12.89%) FCoE
8 40 (12.58%) Multicast
9 31 (9.75%) HTTP
10 12 (3.77%) Firewall
10 12 (3.77%) Network Security
11 10 (3.14%) VPN
12 6 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.89%) VLAN
12 6 (1.89%) WLAN
13 5 (1.57%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.94%) LDAP
14 3 (0.94%) SSL
14 3 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.41%) Hadoop
2 42 (13.21%) HBase
3 20 (6.29%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.03%) MySQL
5 11 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.46%) OLTP
6 10 (3.14%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.83%) DB2
8 7 (2.20%) OLAP
8 7 (2.20%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.57%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.57%) Parquet
9 5 (1.57%) QlikView
10 4 (1.26%) Big Data
10 4 (1.26%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.94%) phpMyAdmin
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.83%) Gradle
4 7 (2.20%) JUnit
5 5 (1.57%) JIRA
6 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.26%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.94%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.94%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium
8 2 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) gulp
9 1 (0.31%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.31%) NUnit
9 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 121 (38.05%) Finance
2 39 (12.26%) Banking
3 23 (7.23%) Marketing
4 18 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.35%) Legal
6 14 (4.40%) Retail
7 10 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.83%) Advertising
9 8 (2.52%) Billing
9 8 (2.52%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.20%) Back Office
10 7 (2.20%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.57%) Automotive
11 5 (1.57%) French Language
11 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.57%) Military
11 5 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.26%) German Language
12 4 (1.26%) Publishing
12 4 (1.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (18.87%) Architect
2 44 (13.84%) Analyst
3 38 (11.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 34 (10.69%) Technical Architect
5 31 (9.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 31 (9.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 29 (9.12%) Developer
7 26 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (7.55%) Consultant
9 17 (5.35%) Commercial Manager
9 17 (5.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 17 (5.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.72%) Service Manager
11 14 (4.40%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.40%) Storage Architect
11 14 (4.40%) Virtualisation Architect
11 14 (4.40%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
12 12 (3.77%) Administrator
13 11 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
14 10 (3.14%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.26%) Middleware
2 35 (11.01%) HTML
3 28 (8.81%) XML
4 23 (7.23%) Rendezvous
4 23 (7.23%) Ultra Messaging
4 23 (7.23%) XSLT
5 17 (5.35%) JSON
6 9 (2.83%) CSS
6 9 (2.83%) Kafka
6 9 (2.83%) Spring
7 7 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.89%) .NET
8 6 (1.89%) J2EE
9 5 (1.57%) Apache Avro
9 5 (1.57%) jQuery
9 5 (1.57%) REST
10 4 (1.26%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (1.26%) CSS3
10 4 (1.26%) Spring Batch
10 4 (1.26%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.38%) User Experience
3 32 (10.06%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.40%) Virtual Team
6 13 (4.09%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.89%) Social Media
9 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.57%) Replication
10 4 (1.26%) NHS
11 3 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.63%) Fintech
12 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.21%) Linux
2 54 (16.98%) Windows
3 44 (13.84%) Solaris
4 17 (5.35%) Unix
5 8 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.20%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.89%) CentOS
8 5 (1.57%) Android
9 4 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 47 (14.78%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (12.89%) Analytics
5 40 (12.58%) Project Management
6 34 (10.69%) ITIL
7 31 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 30 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 27 (8.49%) Statistics
10 25 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.29%) DevOps
12 19 (5.97%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.66%) Change Management
13 18 (5.66%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.66%) Performance Management
13 18 (5.66%) Service Management
14 17 (5.35%) TDD
15 16 (5.03%) Scrum
16 15 (4.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.52%) SQL
2 41 (12.89%) Java
3 32 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.97%) C
5 12 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.46%) Python
7 7 (2.20%) Perl
7 7 (2.20%) PHP
7 7 (2.20%) R
8 6 (1.89%) C#
8 6 (1.89%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.57%) Korn
9 5 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.94%) AWK
10 3 (0.94%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.94%) VB
11 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (29.25%) Degree
2 7 (2.20%) ISEB
3 6 (1.89%) CCNA
3 6 (1.89%) CCNP
3 6 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.26%) RHCE
5 3 (0.94%) CISM
5 3 (0.94%) CISSP
5 3 (0.94%) MBA
5 3 (0.94%) OCA
5 3 (0.94%) OCP
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.94%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CIPD
7 1 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.86%) QA
2 21 (6.60%) SLA
3 9 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.52%) IFRS
4 8 (2.52%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.89%) Basel II
6 3 (0.94%) COBIT
6 3 (0.94%) ISO19770
6 3 (0.94%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (13.84%) Hyper-V
3 42 (13.21%) NFS
4 40 (12.58%) Oracle RAC
4 40 (12.58%) SRDF
5 38 (11.95%) KVM
5 38 (11.95%) Xen
6 9 (2.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (2.83%) HDFS
7 8 (2.52%) Docker
8 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
9 6 (1.89%) Firmware
10 3 (0.94%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Puppet
2 7 (2.20%) RSA Archer
3 5 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.26%) Ansible
4 4 (1.26%) logstash
5 3 (0.94%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.94%) cPanel
5 3 (0.94%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (18.24%) Oracle
2 53 (16.67%) VMware
3 46 (14.47%) Cisco
4 44 (13.84%) EMC
4 44 (13.84%) IBM
5 42 (13.21%) Microsoft
6 40 (12.58%) Intel
6 40 (12.58%) NetApp
7 34 (10.69%) Sybase
8 24 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (7.23%) TIBCO
10 16 (5.03%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.72%) SAP
12 14 (4.40%) HP
13 9 (2.83%) Adobe
14 8 (2.52%) BMC
15 7 (2.20%) Reuters
16 6 (1.89%) Juniper
16 6 (1.89%) ProCurve
16 6 (1.89%) Riverbed
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £91000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Single Source Regulations Office
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 30-40k Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 30-40k Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,417 to £48,707 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + 29 days holiday, pension, share op
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 17 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton, UK
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
SmarTech.co
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago