Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 325 314
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 14 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.010% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 2
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 - £78,750
10th Percentile £44,788 - £74,375
90th Percentile £83,500 - £81,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% -18.52% +12.50%

Benchmarking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8996 9988 9225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.99% 89.31% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7231 7814 7620
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Benchmarking in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Staffordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Birmingham +24 3 £48,625 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 7 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 7 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 7 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) Cryptography
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Business Process Modelling
3 5 (35.71%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (35.71%) ArchiMate
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) User Experience
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) Matrix Management
3 5 (35.71%) Use Case
3 5 (35.71%) BPMN
3 5 (35.71%) UX Design
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Pricing Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Accountant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Pricing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 7 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) ArchiMate
3 5 (35.71%) BPMN
3 5 (35.71%) Business Process Modelling
3 5 (35.71%) Cryptography
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Matrix Management
3 5 (35.71%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) Use Case
3 5 (35.71%) UX Design
4 3 (21.43%) Pricing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) BMC
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle