Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 287 350
Rank change year-on-year +2 +63 -32
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 18 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.30% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.33% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 3
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -16.67% +41.18%
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,850
% change year-on-year - +2.35% -30.21%

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 8,397 9,114 11,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.79% 90.62% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,459 7,555 8,753
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 - 7 £53,000 -
Solihull +10 4 - -
Warwickshire +10 3 £42,410 +6.02% 1
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham -17 1 £47,000 -43.37% 1
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Legal
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Revenue Management
5 4 (22.22%) Market Research
5 4 (22.22%) Brand Management
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 4 (22.22%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (22.22%) SAS
5 4 (22.22%) MS Access
5 4 (22.22%) Games
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) B2B
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (22.22%) MS Access
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (22.22%) Games
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) CRM Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Junior
2 4 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Procurement Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Infotainment
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Brand Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Market Research
3 4 (22.22%) Revenue Management
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 3 (16.67%) Spend Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Contact Management
5 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) Cadence
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com