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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
UK
Rank 711 811 682
Rank change year-on-year +100 -129  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 156 153 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 128 113 182
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £84,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.42% +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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
England +92 145 £51,250 +2.50% 34
London +78 79 £60,000 -4.00% 14
South East +65 16 £50,000 -9.09% 10
West Midlands +40 14 £46,000 -23.33% 1
East of England +31 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
City of London +55 12 £53,000 -16.53% 3
Yorkshire +25 9 £38,750 +3.33%
Bedfordshire - 9 £42,500 -
South West +14 7 £51,250 +21.30% 2
Warwickshire +34 6 £42,500 -29.16% 1
West Yorkshire +34 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire +21 5 £30,000 -58.62%
Surrey +38 4 £51,250 +20.58% 2
Scotland +25 4 £37,500 -14.77%
Wiltshire +16 4 £51,250 +21.30%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £37,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £37,500 - 1
Luton - 4 £100,000 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £40,000 -
North East - 4 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +20 3 £37,500 +7.14%
West Sussex +12 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £71,250 +42.50% 2
Milton Keynes +7 3 £27,500 -62.06%
Birmingham - 3 £83,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Ipswich +30 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Suffolk +27 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Guildford +23 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire +16 2 £48,000 -4.00% 1

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 136 (40.84%) Finance
2 108 (32.43%) Degree
3 87 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (23.72%) Linux
5 67 (20.12%) Oracle
6 65 (19.52%) Windows
7 60 (18.02%) SAN
7 60 (18.02%) Performance Tuning
8 59 (17.72%) LAN
8 59 (17.72%) VMware
9 58 (17.42%) IBM
10 56 (16.82%) Cisco
10 56 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (16.82%) NAS
11 55 (16.52%) WAN
11 55 (16.52%) Solaris
12 54 (16.22%) EMC
12 54 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
12 54 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (15.92%) Hyper-V
13 53 (15.92%) iSCSI
13 53 (15.92%) NFS
14 52 (15.62%) Intel
14 52 (15.62%) NetApp
14 52 (15.62%) FCoE
14 52 (15.62%) SRDF
14 52 (15.62%) Oracle Coherence
14 52 (15.62%) Oracle RAC
14 52 (15.62%) Multicast
15 49 (14.71%) Service Delivery

Benchmarking
Top Related 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 52 (15.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 47 (14.11%) Apache
3 44 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 42 (12.61%) IIS
4 42 (12.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 42 (12.61%) WebSphere
5 31 (9.31%) DataSynapse
6 18 (5.41%) SAS
7 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.20%) nginx
7 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.60%) GemFire
9 2 (0.60%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (6.91%) MS Office
4 7 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.90%) Stata
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.60%) InDesign
6 2 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 2 (0.60%) Windchill
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.30%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (9.31%) RMDS
2 5 (1.50%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) SaaS
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.20%) PaaS
3 2 (0.60%) GitHub
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) AdWords
4 1 (0.30%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.02%) SAN
2 59 (17.72%) LAN
3 56 (16.82%) NAS
4 55 (16.52%) WAN
5 54 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
6 53 (15.92%) iSCSI
7 52 (15.62%) FCoE
7 52 (15.62%) Multicast
8 44 (13.21%) HTTP
9 8 (2.40%) Firewall
9 8 (2.40%) Network Security
9 8 (2.40%) VPN
10 7 (2.10%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (2.10%) Wireless
11 5 (1.50%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.20%) VLAN
12 4 (1.20%) WLAN
13 3 (0.90%) SSL
13 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 43 (12.91%) HBase
3 28 (8.41%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.20%) DB2
5 14 (4.20%) MySQL
6 13 (3.90%) OLTP
7 11 (3.30%) OLAP
7 11 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
8 9 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (2.40%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.80%) Big Data
11 5 (1.50%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (1.50%) QlikView
12 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.90%) phpMyAdmin
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.10%) JIRA
3 6 (1.80%) JUnit
4 5 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.50%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.20%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.20%) Selenium
6 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.60%) Gradle
6 2 (0.60%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.30%) JMeter
7 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.30%) Moq
7 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (40.84%) Finance
2 40 (12.01%) Banking
3 23 (6.91%) Marketing
4 22 (6.61%) Legal
5 19 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 17 (5.11%) Telecoms
7 16 (4.80%) Billing
8 14 (4.20%) Retail
9 10 (3.00%) French Language
10 9 (2.70%) German Language
10 9 (2.70%) Spanish Language
11 8 (2.40%) Financial Institution
12 7 (2.10%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.80%) Automotive
14 5 (1.50%) Advertising
14 5 (1.50%) Military
14 5 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (1.50%) Publishing
15 4 (1.20%) Back Office
16 3 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (20.12%) Architect
2 50 (15.02%) Infrastructure Architect
3 47 (14.11%) Analyst
4 40 (12.01%) Technical Architect
5 38 (11.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 38 (11.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 33 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (9.01%) Developer
8 26 (7.81%) Commercial Manager
9 24 (7.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 24 (7.21%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 21 (6.31%) Consultant
11 18 (5.41%) Business Analyst
12 16 (4.80%) Service Manager
13 14 (4.20%) Storage Architect
13 14 (4.20%) Virtualisation Architect
13 14 (4.20%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
14 13 (3.90%) Network Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.90%) Service Analyst
15 12 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.21%) Middleware
2 42 (12.61%) HTML
3 37 (11.11%) XML
4 31 (9.31%) Rendezvous
4 31 (9.31%) Ultra Messaging
4 31 (9.31%) XSLT
5 8 (2.40%) JSON
6 7 (2.10%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.10%) CSS
7 6 (1.80%) RESTful
8 4 (1.20%) .NET
8 4 (1.20%) Behat
8 4 (1.20%) J2EE
8 4 (1.20%) jQuery
8 4 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (1.20%) ODBC
8 4 (1.20%) SOAP
9 3 (0.90%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 3 (0.90%) LAMP
9 3 (0.90%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 35 (10.51%) User Experience
4 18 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.30%) Social Media
8 7 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.50%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.90%) NHS
10 3 (0.90%) Replication
11 2 (0.60%) Fintech
11 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.72%) Linux
2 65 (19.52%) Windows
3 55 (16.52%) Solaris
4 8 (2.40%) Unix
5 6 (1.80%) CentOS
6 5 (1.50%) Android
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.02%) Performance Tuning
3 49 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 48 (14.41%) Risk Management
5 42 (12.61%) Analytics
6 40 (12.01%) Project Management
7 37 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (10.51%) ITIL
10 33 (9.91%) Change Management
11 25 (7.51%) Statistics
12 24 (7.21%) Service Management
13 22 (6.61%) DevOps
14 21 (6.31%) Data Analysis
15 19 (5.71%) Performance Management
16 17 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.11%) Supplier Management
16 17 (5.11%) Translating Business Requirements
17 16 (4.80%) Business Analysis
17 16 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 44 (13.21%) Java
2 44 (13.21%) SQL
3 20 (6.01%) C
4 10 (3.00%) Python
5 7 (2.10%) PHP
6 6 (1.80%) MATLAB
6 6 (1.80%) R
6 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.50%) C#
7 5 (1.50%) Perl
8 4 (1.20%) Go
8 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.90%) Korn
10 2 (0.60%) AWK
10 2 (0.60%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (32.43%) Degree
2 5 (1.50%) ISEB
3 4 (1.20%) CCNA
3 4 (1.20%) CCNP
3 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.20%) PMP
3 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.90%) MBA
4 3 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.60%) OCA
5 2 (0.60%) OCP
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.60%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.60%) RHCE
5 2 (0.60%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) HND
6 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.21%) SLA
2 19 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 19 (5.71%) QA
3 7 (2.10%) IFRS
3 7 (2.10%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.90%) Basel II
5 3 (0.90%) COBIT
5 3 (0.90%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (15.92%) Hyper-V
2 53 (15.92%) NFS
3 52 (15.62%) Oracle RAC
3 52 (15.62%) SRDF
4 49 (14.71%) KVM
4 49 (14.71%) Xen
5 11 (3.30%) Docker
6 10 (3.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.20%) Firmware
7 4 (1.20%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.60%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.60%) HDFS
8 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.30%) etcd
Systems Management
1 12 (3.60%) RSA Archer
2 7 (2.10%) Puppet
3 5 (1.50%) Ansible
4 3 (0.90%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.90%) cPanel
5 2 (0.60%) logstash
5 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.30%) Consul
6 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 67 (20.12%) Oracle
2 59 (17.72%) VMware
3 58 (17.42%) IBM
4 56 (16.82%) Cisco
5 54 (16.22%) EMC
6 52 (15.62%) Intel
6 52 (15.62%) NetApp
7 42 (12.61%) Sybase
8 38 (11.41%) Microsoft
9 31 (9.31%) TIBCO
10 19 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (4.20%) SAP
12 13 (3.90%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.60%) Reuters
14 9 (2.70%) Adobe
15 8 (2.40%) HP
15 8 (2.40%) Remedy
16 6 (1.80%) BMC
17 5 (1.50%) Atlassian
17 5 (1.50%) Xamarin
South East
Talent International
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Talent International
Salary: £125000 - £135000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, UK
AlphaSights
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 per year (negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63375 - £84500 per annum + Exc. Bens.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 35% bonus potential and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + 35% bonus potential and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car allowance, other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Posted: 10 days ago
Docklands
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago