The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 124 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing WFM 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.051% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.064% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £41,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.01%
WFM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1660 1553 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.10% 79.64% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1354 1418
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WFM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WFM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WFM across the Birmingham region.

WFM Salary Trend in Birmingham

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WFM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WFM.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) CTI
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Genesys
5 2 (33.33%) VXML
5 2 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (33.33%) IVR

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WFM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) CTI
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Products Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (33.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Genesys
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco