The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 803 798 733
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -65
Permanent jobs citing WFM 92 88 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.100% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 66 58 111
Average salary £55,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,300 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WFM
Salary Trend

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

WFM Salary Trend in the UK

WFM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WFM over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

WFM Salary Histogram in the UK

WFM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -19 79 £57,500 +9.52% 14
Yorkshire -11 25 £57,500 - 2
South East -22 20 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Yorkshire -3 18 £57,500 - 1
Leeds - 18 £57,500 -
West Midlands -14 14 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Berkshire -4 11 £45,000 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £50,000 - 1
London -4 9 £75,000 +25.00% 5
Milton Keynes 0 7 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 5 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Belfast - 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 - -
South West - 5 £28,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
Birmingham -9 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Slough - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £55,500 -
East of England -23 3 £62,500 +2.04% 1
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Devon - 3 - -
Exeter - 3 - -
Bracknell -12 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £62,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £88,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £88,000 -
Swindon - 2 £28,000 -
Essex - 2 £62,500 -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 43 (25.75%) ITIL
2 39 (23.35%) CRM
3 37 (22.16%) Degree
3 37 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (20.36%) UNIX
5 33 (19.76%) SQL
5 33 (19.76%) Oracle
6 28 (16.77%) Retail
7 27 (16.17%) PBX
8 25 (14.97%) Windows
8 25 (14.97%) Finance
9 24 (14.37%) Asset Management
9 24 (14.37%) MS Excel
10 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
10 23 (13.77%) Contact Management
10 23 (13.77%) SaaS
11 22 (13.17%) Microsoft
12 21 (12.57%) .NET
13 20 (11.98%) Linux
13 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (11.38%) C#
14 19 (11.38%) WAN
15 18 (10.78%) SOA
15 18 (10.78%) ETL
15 18 (10.78%) LAN
15 18 (10.78%) EAI
15 18 (10.78%) Avaya
15 18 (10.78%) CMDB
15 18 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (10.18%) Telecoms

WFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (9.58%) CMS
2 8 (4.79%) Apache
3 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.99%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Summit
3 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.77%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Route 53
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.17%) PBX
2 19 (11.38%) WAN
3 18 (10.78%) LAN
4 10 (5.99%) VoIP
5 8 (4.79%) FTP
6 7 (4.19%) SMTP
6 7 (4.19%) DHCP
6 7 (4.19%) DNS
6 7 (4.19%) Firewall
7 5 (2.99%) Cisco ICM
7 5 (2.99%) EIGRP
7 5 (2.99%) MGCP
7 5 (2.99%) H.323
7 5 (2.99%) RIP
8 4 (2.40%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.80%) Network Security
10 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.20%) DPNSS
10 2 (1.20%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.98%) MySQL
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.99%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.60%) DB2
7 1 (0.60%) MS Access
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Subversion
2 8 (4.79%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.20%) Selenium
4 2 (1.20%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.20%) Behat
5 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 28 (16.77%) Retail
2 25 (14.97%) Finance
3 17 (10.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.39%) Marketing
5 6 (3.59%) Banking
6 5 (2.99%) Legal
6 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.40%) Billing
8 3 (1.80%) Law
8 3 (1.80%) French Language
9 2 (1.20%) German Language
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
9 2 (1.20%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 38 (22.75%) Analyst
2 36 (21.56%) Consultant
3 25 (14.97%) Architect
4 20 (11.98%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (11.98%) Developer
5 16 (9.58%) Management Consultant
6 10 (5.99%) Senior Manager
6 10 (5.99%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Product Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Telephony Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Product Development Manager
10 6 (3.59%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Development Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Development Support Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.57%) .NET
2 14 (8.38%) XML
3 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.19%) jQuery
5 11 (6.59%) HTML
6 10 (5.99%) CSS
6 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 8 (4.79%) NHibernate
9 6 (3.59%) JSON
9 6 (3.59%) RESTful
9 6 (3.59%) HTML5
9 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.99%) Middleware
10 5 (2.99%) VXML
10 5 (2.99%) Web Services
11 4 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (2.40%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (1.20%) Gherkin
13 1 (0.60%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.78%) CMDB
3 12 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.19%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.99%) IVR
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.80%) EPoS
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.20%) Blog
9 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.60%) User Experience
10 1 (0.60%) FMCG
10 1 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.60%) Open Source
10 1 (0.60%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.36%) UNIX
2 25 (14.97%) Windows
3 20 (11.98%) Linux
4 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.79%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.80%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.75%) ITIL
2 39 (23.35%) CRM
3 24 (14.37%) Asset Management
4 23 (13.77%) Contact Management
5 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (10.78%) SOA
6 18 (10.78%) ETL
6 18 (10.78%) EAI
7 16 (9.58%) Time Management
8 14 (8.38%) Scrum
9 11 (6.59%) MVC
9 11 (6.59%) OO
9 11 (6.59%) ERP
10 10 (5.99%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.99%) Web Development
11 9 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.39%) Logistics
11 9 (5.39%) Project Management
12 8 (4.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.76%) SQL
2 19 (11.38%) C#
3 11 (6.59%) Java
4 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.19%) PHP
5 7 (4.19%) Ruby
6 5 (2.99%) VBScript
7 2 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (0.60%) VB6
8 1 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (22.16%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) CCNA
3 2 (1.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) SLA
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (4.19%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (19.76%) Oracle
2 22 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.78%) Avaya
4 15 (8.98%) Cisco
5 14 (8.38%) Verint
6 13 (7.78%) RedPrairie
6 13 (7.78%) JDA
7 9 (5.39%) Kronos
8 8 (4.79%) Genesys
8 8 (4.79%) ATG
9 7 (4.19%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 6 (3.59%) SAP
11 3 (1.80%) HP
12 2 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.20%) VMware
12 2 (1.20%) Telerik
12 2 (1.20%) Syclo
12 2 (1.20%) Polycom
13 1 (0.60%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.60%) Huawei
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