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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 705 809 736
Rank change year-on-year +104 -73  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 176 159 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 143 121 188
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -28.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £87,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

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 77870 91765 96775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.30% 88.79% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64067 76274 78129
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 29 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 29 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 +110 171 £52,500 +6.22% 28
London +71 82 £60,500 -3.20% 12
South East +54 21 £52,500 -4.54% 4
West Midlands +38 21 £46,000 -23.33% 3
East of England +19 17 £50,000 +11.11% 3
City of London +45 16 £60,000 +27.65% 4
South West +22 12 £51,250 +29.74% 2
Bedfordshire - 10 £46,250 - 1
Warwickshire +29 9 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham - 9 £83,000 - 1
Surrey +59 8 £51,250 - 2
Yorkshire +15 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Leamington Spa - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire +13 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bristol - 5 £50,000 - 1
Guildford - 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +25 4 £31,500 -10.00%
West Sussex +17 4 £61,250 +53.12%
Wiltshire +13 4 £51,250 +29.74% 1
Farnborough +3 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester -22 4 £30,000 -22.58% 1
North West -28 4 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Luton - 4 £100,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £37,500 -
North East - 4 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £42,500 -41.37%
Redhill 0 3 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 116 (37.06%) Finance
2 88 (28.12%) Degree
3 81 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (23.64%) Linux
5 54 (17.25%) Service Delivery
6 53 (16.93%) Oracle
7 50 (15.97%) Windows
7 50 (15.97%) VMware
8 48 (15.34%) SAN
8 48 (15.34%) Hadoop
9 45 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (14.06%) NAS
10 44 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (13.74%) Cisco
11 43 (13.74%) iSCSI
11 43 (13.74%) Performance Tuning
12 42 (13.42%) Hyper-V
13 41 (13.10%) Microsoft
13 41 (13.10%) EMC
13 41 (13.10%) Solaris
13 41 (13.10%) Apache
13 41 (13.10%) LAN
13 41 (13.10%) SQL
13 41 (13.10%) Analytics
13 41 (13.10%) Fibre Channel
13 41 (13.10%) HBase
14 40 (12.78%) Project Management
15 39 (12.46%) IBM
15 39 (12.46%) NFS
15 39 (12.46%) WAN

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 41 (13.10%) Apache
2 37 (11.82%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (10.22%) Tomcat
4 28 (8.95%) WebSphere
5 27 (8.63%) IIS
5 27 (8.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 21 (6.71%) DataSynapse
7 18 (5.75%) SAS
8 8 (2.56%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.28%) GemFire
11 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.96%) nginx
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.64%) CMS
12 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.96%) SPSS
6 3 (0.96%) Stata
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.64%) InDesign
7 2 (0.64%) InVision
7 2 (0.64%) UXPin
7 2 (0.64%) Windchill
8 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 21 (6.71%) RMDS
2 5 (1.60%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.64%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.64%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.88%) GitHub
2 8 (2.56%) PaaS
3 5 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.34%) SAN
2 44 (14.06%) NAS
3 43 (13.74%) iSCSI
4 41 (13.10%) Fibre Channel
4 41 (13.10%) LAN
5 39 (12.46%) WAN
6 38 (12.14%) FCoE
7 37 (11.82%) Multicast
8 28 (8.95%) HTTP
9 11 (3.51%) Firewall
9 11 (3.51%) Network Security
10 9 (2.88%) VPN
11 6 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (1.92%) VLAN
11 6 (1.92%) WLAN
12 5 (1.60%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.96%) Internet
13 3 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.96%) LDAP
13 3 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.34%) Hadoop
2 41 (13.10%) HBase
3 18 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.47%) MySQL
5 11 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.19%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.19%) OLTP
7 9 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.24%) DB2
9 6 (1.92%) OLAP
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.60%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.60%) Big Data
10 5 (1.60%) Parquet
10 5 (1.60%) QlikView
11 4 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (0.96%) phpMyAdmin
12 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.88%) Gradle
4 7 (2.24%) JUnit
5 5 (1.60%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.60%) JIRA
6 4 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.28%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.96%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.96%) Selenium
8 2 (0.64%) Subversion
9 1 (0.32%) JMeter
9 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.32%) Moq
9 1 (0.32%) NUnit
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (37.06%) Finance
2 39 (12.46%) Banking
3 21 (6.71%) Marketing
4 18 (5.75%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.11%) Legal
6 14 (4.47%) Retail
7 10 (3.19%) Advertising
8 8 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.24%) Back Office
9 7 (2.24%) Billing
9 7 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.92%) Military
11 5 (1.60%) Automotive
12 4 (1.28%) French Language
12 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.28%) Publishing
13 3 (0.96%) German Language
13 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (18.53%) Architect
2 44 (14.06%) Analyst
3 36 (11.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 33 (10.54%) Technical Architect
5 30 (9.58%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 30 (9.58%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 29 (9.27%) Developer
7 25 (7.99%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.35%) Consultant
9 16 (5.11%) Commercial Manager
9 16 (5.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.47%) Service Manager
10 14 (4.47%) Storage Architect
10 14 (4.47%) Virtualisation Architect
10 14 (4.47%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
11 13 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.15%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.83%) Administrator
13 10 (3.19%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.50%) Middleware
2 33 (10.54%) HTML
3 26 (8.31%) XML
4 21 (6.71%) Rendezvous
4 21 (6.71%) Ultra Messaging
4 21 (6.71%) XSLT
5 17 (5.43%) JSON
6 9 (2.88%) CSS
6 9 (2.88%) Kafka
6 9 (2.88%) Spring
7 7 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.92%) .NET
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Avro
9 5 (1.60%) J2EE
9 5 (1.60%) jQuery
9 5 (1.60%) REST
9 5 (1.60%) Spark Streaming
10 4 (1.28%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (1.28%) JSON Schema
10 4 (1.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (11.50%) User Experience
3 32 (10.22%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.47%) Virtual Team
6 13 (4.15%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.92%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.92%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.92%) Social Media
9 5 (1.60%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.60%) Replication
10 4 (1.28%) NHS
11 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.96%) Animation
11 3 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.64%) Linux
2 50 (15.97%) Windows
3 41 (13.10%) Solaris
4 17 (5.43%) Unix
5 8 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.92%) CentOS
8 4 (1.28%) Android
9 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.25%) Service Delivery
3 43 (13.74%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (13.10%) Analytics
5 40 (12.78%) Project Management
6 33 (10.54%) ITIL
7 32 (10.22%) Data Analysis
8 30 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (8.95%) Risk Management
9 28 (8.95%) Statistics
10 25 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (6.07%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.75%) Change Management
12 18 (5.75%) DevOps
12 18 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.43%) TDD
14 16 (5.11%) Performance Management
15 15 (4.79%) BDD
15 15 (4.79%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.10%) SQL
2 38 (12.14%) Java
3 30 (9.58%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.75%) C
5 12 (3.83%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.19%) Python
7 7 (2.24%) Perl
7 7 (2.24%) PHP
7 7 (2.24%) R
8 6 (1.92%) C#
8 6 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.60%) Korn
9 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.96%) AWK
10 3 (0.96%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.96%) VB
11 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (28.12%) Degree
2 7 (2.24%) ISEB
3 6 (1.92%) CCNA
3 6 (1.92%) CCNP
3 6 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.28%) RHCE
5 3 (0.96%) CISM
5 3 (0.96%) CISSP
5 3 (0.96%) MBA
5 3 (0.96%) OCA
5 3 (0.96%) OCP
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.96%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) CIPD
6 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.99%) QA
2 19 (6.07%) SLA
3 8 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.24%) IFRS
4 7 (2.24%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.92%) Basel II
6 3 (0.96%) COBIT
6 3 (0.96%) ISO19770
6 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.42%) Hyper-V
3 39 (12.46%) NFS
4 37 (11.82%) Oracle RAC
4 37 (11.82%) SRDF
5 36 (11.50%) KVM
5 36 (11.50%) Xen
6 9 (2.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (2.88%) HDFS
7 8 (2.56%) Docker
8 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
8 6 (1.92%) Firmware
9 3 (0.96%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.96%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) Puppet
2 6 (1.92%) RSA Archer
3 5 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.60%) logstash
4 4 (1.28%) Ansible
5 3 (0.96%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.96%) cPanel
5 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (16.93%) Oracle
2 50 (15.97%) VMware
3 43 (13.74%) Cisco
4 41 (13.10%) EMC
4 41 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 39 (12.46%) IBM
6 37 (11.82%) Intel
6 37 (11.82%) NetApp
7 32 (10.22%) Sybase
8 24 (7.67%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (6.71%) TIBCO
10 16 (5.11%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.79%) SAP
12 14 (4.47%) HP
13 10 (3.19%) Adobe
14 8 (2.56%) BMC
15 6 (1.92%) Juniper
15 6 (1.92%) ProCurve
15 6 (1.92%) Reuters
15 6 (1.92%) Riverbed
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Cloudstream
Salary: Market Related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 12% Bonus + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum 40K Maternity contract circa 1 year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 25-30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
TSB
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £57000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Single Source Regulations Office
Salary: 50000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Single Source Regulations Office
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + 29 days holiday, pension, share op
Posted: 21 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton, UK
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
SmarTech.co
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago