The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 71 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WFM 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.83% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 480 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.18% 74.88% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 447 399 321
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WFM
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

WFM Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WFM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Kronos
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) ATG
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Time Management
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Kronos
1 6 (85.71%) ATG