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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 728 797 732
Rank change year-on-year +69 -65  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 146 150 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 114 115 200
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £95,500
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 22 June 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 22 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
England +46 143 £52,500 +16.66% 19
London +21 71 £60,500 +15.23% 6
South East +44 19 £55,000 - 6
West Midlands +33 17 £50,000 - 3
City of London +31 13 £46,250 -21.27% 2
East of England -5 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester -31 9 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North West -45 9 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +9 7 £37,500 -
South West +7 6 £50,000 +21.95%
Birmingham - 6 £76,500 - 1
Berkshire +18 5 £24,500 -51.00% 1
Hampshire - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey - 5 £52,500 - 3
Farnborough - 4 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 £50,000 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £39,500 -
North East +19 3 £35,000 +25.00%
North Yorkshire 0 3 £40,000 -
Solihull -3 3 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £24,500 -
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands +19 2 £57,500 +30.68%
Reading +18 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 100 (33.11%) Finance
2 85 (28.15%) Degree
3 66 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (18.21%) Project Management
6 53 (17.55%) Service Delivery
7 49 (16.23%) Linux
8 46 (15.23%) Data Analysis
9 44 (14.57%) Analytics
10 43 (14.24%) ITIL
11 39 (12.91%) SQL
11 39 (12.91%) User Experience
12 37 (12.25%) Microsoft
13 33 (10.93%) Management Information System
13 33 (10.93%) Hadoop
14 31 (10.26%) Oracle
15 30 (9.93%) Windows
16 29 (9.60%) VMware
16 29 (9.60%) Statistics
17 27 (8.94%) Java
17 27 (8.94%) SAN
17 27 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (8.28%) HBase
18 25 (8.28%) Mentoring
18 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
19 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (7.95%) NAS
19 24 (7.95%) iSCSI
20 23 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (7.62%) QA

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 21 (6.95%) Apache
2 18 (5.96%) SAS
3 14 (4.64%) Oracle Coherence
4 13 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.31%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.98%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.65%) IIS
8 7 (2.32%) DataSynapse
8 7 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.32%) GemFire
11 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.66%) CMS
12 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.33%) JBoss
13 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.33%) nginx
13 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.99%) InVision
6 3 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.99%) SPSS
6 3 (0.99%) Stata
6 3 (0.99%) UXPin
7 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.66%) InDesign
8 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) RMDS
2 5 (1.66%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.99%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.66%) iTrent
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.98%) GitHub
2 8 (2.65%) PaaS
3 6 (1.99%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.94%) SAN
2 24 (7.95%) iSCSI
2 24 (7.95%) NAS
3 19 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
4 18 (5.96%) LAN
4 18 (5.96%) WAN
5 16 (5.30%) FCoE
6 15 (4.97%) Multicast
7 12 (3.97%) Firewall
7 12 (3.97%) Network Security
8 10 (3.31%) VPN
9 9 (2.98%) HTTP
10 8 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (2.65%) VLAN
10 8 (2.65%) WLAN
11 5 (1.66%) Internet
12 4 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.32%) LDAP
12 4 (1.32%) SSL
13 3 (0.99%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.93%) Hadoop
2 25 (8.28%) HBase
3 17 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.30%) MySQL
5 11 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 11 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.66%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.66%) Big Data
6 5 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.66%) Parquet
7 4 (1.32%) OLTP
8 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.99%) phpMyAdmin
8 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.99%) QlikView
9 2 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.33%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.33%) Impala
10 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.98%) Gradle
4 6 (1.99%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.66%) JUnit
6 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.32%) Subversion
7 3 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.99%) JIRA
8 2 (0.66%) Hudson
8 2 (0.66%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.33%) Moq
9 1 (0.33%) NUnit
9 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (33.11%) Finance
2 23 (7.62%) Banking
3 22 (7.28%) Marketing
4 18 (5.96%) Legal
5 16 (5.30%) Billing
6 13 (4.30%) Military
7 12 (3.97%) Retail
8 10 (3.31%) Advertising
8 10 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.31%) Publishing
9 9 (2.98%) Back Office
10 7 (2.32%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.99%) Games
11 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.66%) Automotive
12 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Electronics
13 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (15.89%) Analyst
2 38 (12.58%) Architect
3 29 (9.60%) Developer
4 18 (5.96%) Commercial Manager
5 17 (5.63%) Consultant
6 16 (5.30%) Delivery Manager
6 16 (5.30%) Technical Architect
7 14 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (4.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 14 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (4.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (4.30%) Service Manager
9 12 (3.97%) Administrator
9 12 (3.97%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.97%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.64%) Supplier Manager
11 10 (3.31%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.98%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.98%) Risk Manager
12 9 (2.98%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.95%) HTML
2 19 (6.29%) JSON
3 16 (5.30%) Middleware
4 13 (4.30%) XML
5 12 (3.97%) Spring
6 10 (3.31%) XSLT
7 9 (2.98%) CSS
7 9 (2.98%) Kafka
8 7 (2.32%) .NET
8 7 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (2.32%) Rendezvous
8 7 (2.32%) REST
8 7 (2.32%) Ultra Messaging
9 6 (1.99%) Spark Streaming
10 5 (1.66%) Apache Avro
10 5 (1.66%) CSS3
10 5 (1.66%) J2EE
10 5 (1.66%) jQuery
11 4 (1.32%) RESTful
11 4 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.91%) User Experience
3 33 (10.93%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.30%) Virtual Team
5 15 (4.97%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.31%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.98%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.32%) Social Media
9 6 (1.99%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.99%) NHS
9 6 (1.99%) Replication
10 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.32%) Animation
11 4 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.32%) Life Science
11 4 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.23%) Linux
2 30 (9.93%) Windows
3 19 (6.29%) Solaris
4 16 (5.30%) Unix
5 10 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.32%) Android
7 4 (1.32%) CentOS
8 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.21%) Project Management
3 53 (17.55%) Service Delivery
4 46 (15.23%) Data Analysis
5 44 (14.57%) Analytics
6 43 (14.24%) ITIL
7 29 (9.60%) Statistics
8 27 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (8.28%) Mentoring
10 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (7.28%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (6.95%) E-Commerce
12 21 (6.95%) Service Management
13 20 (6.62%) PRINCE2
14 19 (6.29%) Visualisation
15 18 (5.96%) Change Management
16 17 (5.63%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.63%) TDD
17 16 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (5.30%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.91%) SQL
2 27 (8.94%) Java
3 17 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.30%) C
4 13 (4.30%) Python
4 13 (4.30%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.98%) Perl
5 9 (2.98%) R
6 8 (2.65%) C#
7 6 (1.99%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.66%) Korn
8 5 (1.66%) PHP
8 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.32%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) AWK
10 3 (0.99%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.99%) Ruby
10 3 (0.99%) Scala
10 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (28.15%) Degree
2 9 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.65%) CCNA
3 8 (2.65%) CCNP
3 8 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.32%) CISSP
4 7 (2.32%) ISEB
4 7 (2.32%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.66%) CISM
6 4 (1.32%) RHCE
7 3 (0.99%) CISA
7 3 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.99%) OCA
7 3 (0.99%) OCP
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.99%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) QA
2 18 (5.96%) SLA
3 15 (4.97%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.32%) IFRS
4 7 (2.32%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.99%) Basel II
6 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 2 (0.66%) COBIT
8 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.66%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.33%) JTAG
9 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (7.62%) Hyper-V
1 23 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.63%) NFS
3 14 (4.64%) KVM
3 14 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (4.64%) SRDF
3 14 (4.64%) Xen
4 9 (2.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (2.98%) Firmware
4 9 (2.98%) HDFS
5 6 (1.99%) Docker
6 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.99%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (1.66%) logstash
2 4 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.32%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.99%) cPanel
3 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (0.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.26%) Oracle
3 29 (9.60%) VMware
4 23 (7.62%) Cisco
5 21 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (6.29%) EMC
6 19 (6.29%) IBM
7 17 (5.63%) HP
8 15 (4.97%) Sybase
9 14 (4.64%) Intel
9 14 (4.64%) NetApp
10 10 (3.31%) Adobe
10 10 (3.31%) SAP
11 9 (2.98%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.65%) BMC
12 8 (2.65%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.65%) Juniper
12 8 (2.65%) ProCurve
12 8 (2.65%) Riverbed
12 8 (2.65%) TIBCO
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + 29 days holiday, pension, share op
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apply Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus + car allow + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Firefly learning
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Apache Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus bonus and paackage
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago