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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 879 927 827
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -100
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 17 5 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.051%
As % of the Applications category 0.11% 0.028% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 33
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £50,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 - £45,000

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
15762 17940 16440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 15.19% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12662 14625 13541
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Workbench over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Open Workbench Salary Histogram 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 26 May 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
England +64 16 £45,000 -10.00%
South East - 7 £46,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £40,000 -
Telford - 5 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £52,500 -
Kent - 4 £52,500 -
London +28 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +46 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £30,500 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £30,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 24 (85.71%) Project Management
2 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Change Management
3 8 (28.57%) MS Project
3 8 (28.57%) MS Office
3 8 (28.57%) ISEB
4 7 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Banking
4 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) CA
6 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.86%) CA PPM
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.29%) SCADA
7 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
7 4 (14.29%) APMP
7 4 (14.29%) PMBOK
7 4 (14.29%) Line Management
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 4 (14.29%) Document Management
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) Legal

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Project
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) CA PPM
2 1 (3.57%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.57%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Xcelsius
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Data Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Assistant Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) J2EE
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
1 4 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) GIS
2 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.29%) SCADA
2 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Economics
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Project Management
2 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Change Management
4 7 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Line Management
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Document Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) PMP
2 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.29%) APMP
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 4 (14.29%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) CA
2 4 (14.29%) Remedy
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Planview