Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 319 303
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 18 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.029% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.032% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 3
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £24,813 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +141.81% -58.65% +84.62%
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -6.25% -

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 8,671 9,284 9,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.42% 89.89% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,827 7,258 7,638
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Birmingham +20 6 £47,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 - 6
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 (38.89%) ERP
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (38.89%) Taxonomies
1 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
1 7 (38.89%) Business Transformation
1 7 (38.89%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Cryptography
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) BPMN
3 5 (27.78%) UX Design
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
3 5 (27.78%) Business Process Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (27.78%) User Experience
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) ArchiMate
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms

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 (11.11%) FCoE
1 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Diagnostic Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Accountant
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Customer 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 2 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Taxonomies
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (27.78%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Celerra
3 2 (11.11%) CLARiiON
3 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.11%) IBM XIV
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Infotainment
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Transformation
1 7 (38.89%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (38.89%) ERP
1 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) ArchiMate
3 5 (27.78%) BPMN
3 5 (27.78%) Business Process Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Cryptography
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) UX Design
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
1 2 (11.11%) BMC
1 2 (11.11%) Brocade
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) EMC
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Isilon
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Cadence
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com