The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 868 866 867
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 12 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Applications category 0.069% 0.080% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £31,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £41,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.60% -18.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17480 16336 16754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.82% 15.16% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14381 13236 14458
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Open Workbench
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK.

Open Workbench Salary Trend in the UK

Open Workbench
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
England -2 12 £46,500 +6.28%
London -8 7 £43,000 -4.44%
City of London - 2 £50,000 -
South East -16 1 £51,500 +21.17%
Hampshire -21 1 £51,500 +63.49%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £51,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £51,500 -
South West - 1 £51,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £51,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Open Workbench 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 Open Workbench.

1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 12 (63.16%) MS Project
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Change Management
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) Workflow
6 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) MS Office
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) SOAP
8 4 (21.05%) GIS
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Document Management
8 4 (21.05%) Smartphone
8 4 (21.05%) SCADA
8 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (15.79%) Critical Path Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
10 2 (10.53%) HTML

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Open Workbench 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 Open Workbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Project
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Office Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) GIS
2 4 (21.05%) Smartphone
2 4 (21.05%) SCADA
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Change Management
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
5 6 (31.58%) Workflow
5 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Document Management
7 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (15.79%) Change Control
8 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.79%) Critical Path Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) Line Management
9 2 (10.53%) Kanban
9 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
9 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Primavera