The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 152 174 158
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing WFM 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.031% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £59,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.38% +16.66%
WFM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2687 3231 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.55% 81.43% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 2126 1401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WFM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WFM Salary Trend in Scotland

WFM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Stirling - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £59,000 -
WFM
UK

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
3 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Wiki
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
3 4 (40.00%) Mule
3 4 (40.00%) Reference Data
3 4 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Spring Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (40.00%) Equities
3 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (40.00%) Derivative
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Business Development
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (40.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Technical Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (40.00%) Equities
1 4 (40.00%) Derivative
1 4 (40.00%) Wiki
1 4 (40.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Development
2 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT
2 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
1 4 (40.00%) GoldenSource
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel