Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 886 961 828
Rank change year-on-year +75 -133 -26
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 304 309 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 243 229 361
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -30.37% +3.85%
10th Percentile £30,850 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £93,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -25.00%

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 159343 179855 195820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.76% 88.90% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127678 149705 159211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in the UK

Benchmarking
Top 15 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 297 £50,000 +2.35% 16
UK excluding London +74 153 £50,000 +11.11% 6
London +28 146 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Midlands +73 38 £50,000 +13.64% 3
South East +79 36 £52,500 -4.55% 1
North of England -14 34 £37,500 +3.45%
West Midlands +60 31 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +14 31 £42,500 - 2
North West -49 15 £41,250 +17.86%
Yorkshire +23 12 £37,500 -7.41%
South West +15 12 £51,250 +25.00%
North East +24 7 £37,500 +33.93%
East Midlands +13 7 £47,500 +7.95%
Wales - 3 - -
Scotland +18 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 98 (32.24%) Finance
2 77 (25.33%) Degree
3 71 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (20.72%) Project Management
5 60 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (17.11%) Service Delivery
7 49 (16.12%) SQL
8 46 (15.13%) ITIL
9 43 (14.14%) User Experience
10 42 (13.82%) Linux
10 42 (13.82%) Microsoft
10 42 (13.82%) Management Information System
11 41 (13.49%) Data Analysis
12 38 (12.50%) Analytics
13 29 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
13 29 (9.54%) Marketing
13 29 (9.54%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.88%) Hadoop
15 26 (8.55%) Banking
16 25 (8.22%) Java
17 23 (7.57%) Oracle
17 23 (7.57%) E-Commerce
17 23 (7.57%) SLA
17 23 (7.57%) Statistics
18 22 (7.24%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (7.24%) Change Management
18 22 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (6.91%) Service Management
19 21 (6.91%) PRINCE2

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 14 (4.61%) SAS
2 13 (4.28%) Apache
3 10 (3.29%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.32%) GemFire
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.99%) IIS
8 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.66%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.66%) JBoss
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.97%) InVision
4 6 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.99%) SPSS
5 3 (0.99%) Stata
5 3 (0.99%) UserZoom
5 3 (0.99%) UXPin
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.66%) InDesign
7 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Remedy AR System
1 5 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.99%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.66%) RMDS
4 1 (0.33%) iTrent
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (3.62%) PaaS
2 10 (3.29%) Google Analytics
3 9 (2.96%) GitHub
4 6 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.99%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) SAN
2 14 (4.61%) iSCSI
2 14 (4.61%) NAS
2 14 (4.61%) Network Security
3 12 (3.95%) Firewall
4 10 (3.29%) VLAN
5 9 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (2.96%) VPN
6 8 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.63%) LAN
6 8 (2.63%) WAN
6 8 (2.63%) WLAN
7 6 (1.97%) FCoE
8 5 (1.64%) Internet
8 5 (1.64%) Multicast
9 4 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.99%) Extranet
10 3 (0.99%) HTTP
11 2 (0.66%) Skype
12 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.88%) Hadoop
2 21 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.93%) HBase
5 11 (3.62%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.29%) MySQL
7 8 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.64%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.64%) Big Data
8 5 (1.64%) Parquet
9 4 (1.32%) Ingres
9 4 (1.32%) OLTP
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.99%) QlikView
11 2 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.96%) Axure RP
3 9 (2.96%) Gradle
4 6 (1.97%) Subversion
5 5 (1.64%) JUnit
6 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.99%) JIRA
8 2 (0.66%) Babel
8 2 (0.66%) Hudson
8 2 (0.66%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.66%) webpack
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
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 98 (32.24%) Finance
2 29 (9.54%) Marketing
3 26 (8.55%) Banking
4 18 (5.92%) Billing
5 17 (5.59%) Legal
6 14 (4.61%) Retail
7 12 (3.95%) Military
8 11 (3.62%) Advertising
8 11 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.62%) Publishing
9 10 (3.29%) Back Office
10 9 (2.96%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Automotive
12 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Electronics
13 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.33%) Games
13 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (16.12%) Analyst
2 33 (10.86%) Developer
3 25 (8.22%) Architect
4 17 (5.59%) Consultant
5 16 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
5 16 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (4.93%) Service Manager
7 14 (4.61%) IT Manager
8 13 (4.28%) Supplier Manager
9 12 (3.95%) Administrator
10 10 (3.29%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.29%) Risk Manager
10 10 (3.29%) User Experience Researcher
11 9 (2.96%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.63%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.63%) Business Architect
12 8 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.63%) Network Administrator
12 8 (2.63%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.92%) JSON
2 15 (4.93%) HTML
3 12 (3.95%) .NET
3 12 (3.95%) Spring
4 11 (3.62%) Middleware
5 9 (2.96%) Kafka
6 7 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (2.30%) REST
6 7 (2.30%) RESTful
7 6 (1.97%) CSS
7 6 (1.97%) Spark Streaming
8 5 (1.64%) Apache Avro
8 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.64%) CSS3
8 5 (1.64%) J2EE
8 5 (1.64%) XML
8 5 (1.64%) XSLT
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (14.14%) User Experience
3 42 (13.82%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.59%) Virtual Team
5 15 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.95%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.29%) Replication
8 9 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.30%) Social Media
11 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.97%) NHS
12 5 (1.64%) Animation
12 5 (1.64%) Blog
12 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.64%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.82%) Linux
2 18 (5.92%) Unix
2 18 (5.92%) Windows
3 10 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.96%) Solaris
5 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.32%) Android
6 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.72%) Project Management
2 60 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (17.11%) Service Delivery
4 46 (15.13%) ITIL
5 41 (13.49%) Data Analysis
6 38 (12.50%) Analytics
7 29 (9.54%) Mentoring
7 29 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (7.57%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.57%) Statistics
9 22 (7.24%) Change Management
9 22 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (6.91%) PRINCE2
10 21 (6.91%) Service Management
10 21 (6.91%) Visualisation
11 19 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (5.59%) Risk Management
13 16 (5.26%) Planning and Forecasting
13 16 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.12%) SQL
2 25 (8.22%) Java
3 20 (6.58%) Python
4 17 (5.59%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.26%) C
6 14 (4.61%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.28%) C#
7 13 (4.28%) Perl
8 11 (3.62%) R
9 9 (2.96%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.63%) C++
11 5 (1.64%) Korn
11 5 (1.64%) VBA
12 4 (1.32%) VBScript
13 3 (0.99%) AWK
13 3 (0.99%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.99%) Ruby
13 3 (0.99%) Scala
13 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (25.33%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) CCNA
2 9 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.63%) CCNP
3 8 (2.63%) CISSP
3 8 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.30%) ISEB
4 7 (2.30%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.64%) CISM
5 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.32%) CISA
6 4 (1.32%) RHCE
7 3 (0.99%) ACCA
7 3 (0.99%) OCA
7 3 (0.99%) OCP
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.99%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.66%) ECDL
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.57%) SLA
2 21 (6.91%) QA
3 15 (4.93%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.30%) IFRS
4 7 (2.30%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.97%) Basel II
6 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 3 (0.99%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.33%) COBIT
9 1 (0.33%) JTAG
9 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.28%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.29%) Docker
4 9 (2.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (2.96%) Firmware
4 9 (2.96%) HDFS
5 7 (2.30%) NFS
6 4 (1.32%) KVM
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.32%) SRDF
6 4 (1.32%) Xen
7 3 (0.99%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) Puppet
2 5 (1.64%) Cobbler
2 5 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (1.64%) logstash
3 4 (1.32%) Ansible
3 4 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.32%) RSA Archer
4 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.57%) Oracle
3 22 (7.24%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (6.58%) VMware
5 19 (6.25%) IBM
6 16 (5.26%) HP
7 13 (4.28%) Cisco
8 12 (3.95%) Adobe
8 12 (3.95%) Google
9 11 (3.62%) SAP
10 9 (2.96%) EMC
10 9 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.63%) BMC
11 8 (2.63%) Cognizant
11 8 (2.63%) Juniper
11 8 (2.63%) Palo Alto
11 8 (2.63%) ProCurve
11 8 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 7 (2.30%) Adaptive Insights
13 6 (1.97%) Remedy
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + 29 days holiday, pension, share op
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Firefly learning
Posted: 17 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago