The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 227 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing WFM 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% 0.043% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.050% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £25,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -12.85%
WFM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WFM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WFM Salary Trend in the North West

WFM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WFM across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

WFM Salary Histogram in the North West

WFM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 3 £23,000 -51.57%
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Planning Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) IBM