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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 137 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing WFM 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.085% 0.22% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.28% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £36,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.98%
WFM
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1899 1812 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.47% 78.71% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 1371 1213
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WFM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WFM Salary Trend in Reading

WFM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WFM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

WFM Salary Histogram in Reading

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (71.43%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (14.29%) Verint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Empirix
4 1 (14.29%) RTCP
4 1 (14.29%) RTP
4 1 (14.29%) H.323
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) XMPP

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RTCP
1 1 (14.29%) RTP
1 1 (14.29%) H.323
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
1 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
1 1 (14.29%) GGSN
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Product Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Product Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Verint
2 1 (14.29%) Empirix
2 1 (14.29%) Panasonic