The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 176 188 189
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing WFM 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.055% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.064% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% +143.24%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £59,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%
WFM
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3070 3127 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.63% 86.38% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2568 2831
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WFM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WFM Salary Trend in Manchester

WFM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (75.00%) ERP
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (75.00%) SAP ERP
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Implementation
1 6 (75.00%) FMCG
1 6 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
1 6 (75.00%) People Management
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Head of Implementation
1 6 (75.00%) Head of PMO
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Planning Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) ERP
1 6 (75.00%) People Management
1 6 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft