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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 815 834 794
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -40
Permanent jobs citing WFM 85 76 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.066% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 52
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,250 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.01%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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 +22 76 £45,000 +5.88% 31
London +13 21 £63,750 +8.51% 6
South East +16 18 £40,000 - 4
North West - 11 £42,049 - 4
Wiltshire +4 10 £49,000 +75.00% 4
South West -8 10 £49,000 +75.00% 8
Swindon +12 9 £49,000 +75.00% 4
West Midlands -13 9 £47,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Milton Keynes -11 8 £40,000 +17.64%
City of London +21 5 £62,500 - 2
Birmingham - 5 £47,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +2 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Yorkshire -1 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Merseyside - 4 £24,500 - 2
Lancashire - 4 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £24,500 - 1
Staffordshire +4 3 £28,500 - 2
Berkshire 0 3 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Tamworth - 3 £28,500 - 2
Newbury - 3 £25,000 -
Rossendale - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands -6 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey - 2 £70,000 -
Manchester - 2 £43,524 - 2
East of England +1 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Suffolk -2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 70 (35.00%) SQL
2 56 (28.00%) Windows
3 55 (27.50%) CTI
4 52 (26.00%) IVR
5 51 (25.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 50 (25.00%) Oracle
7 49 (24.50%) Avaya
8 45 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 43 (21.50%) Verint
10 41 (20.50%) Microsoft
11 38 (19.00%) Linux
11 38 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (18.50%) Degree
13 35 (17.50%) Cisco
14 30 (15.00%) Genesys
14 30 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 29 (14.50%) Finance
16 28 (14.00%) Java
17 25 (12.50%) Time Management
18 24 (12.00%) PBX
18 24 (12.00%) Telecoms
18 24 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (11.50%) Software Engineering
20 22 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 22 (11.00%) HTML
20 22 (11.00%) SaaS
21 21 (10.50%) JavaScript
21 21 (10.50%) Project Management
21 21 (10.50%) Service Delivery
22 19 (9.50%) Retail

WFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (8.00%) Apache
2 8 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.50%) CMS
4 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.00%) IIS
4 4 (2.00%) JBoss
5 3 (1.50%) Moodle
5 3 (1.50%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.00%) Mule
6 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.00%) MS Office
3 10 (5.00%) Photoshop
4 8 (4.00%) MS Project
5 4 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.50%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.50%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.50%) SAP SCM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.00%) Radian6
4 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.50%) CTI
2 24 (12.00%) PBX
3 14 (7.00%) PSTN
4 12 (6.00%) DNS
5 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (4.00%) WAN
6 8 (4.00%) LAN
7 7 (3.50%) Network Security
8 6 (3.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.00%) VoIP
9 4 (2.00%) POP3
9 4 (2.00%) SMTP
9 4 (2.00%) Internet
10 3 (1.50%) Firewall
10 3 (1.50%) Avaya Modular Messaging
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (9.50%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.50%) JasperReports
5 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.00%) MySQL
7 4 (2.00%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (4.50%) Ant
2 9 (4.50%) CruiseControl
2 9 (4.50%) Subversion
3 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.50%) ProC
4 3 (1.50%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
General
1 29 (14.50%) Finance
2 24 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.50%) Retail
4 15 (7.50%) Banking
5 9 (4.50%) Multimedia
5 9 (4.50%) Back Office
6 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.00%) Legal
7 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.50%) Marketing
9 2 (1.00%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (17.50%) Analyst
2 21 (10.50%) Developer
3 14 (7.00%) Software Engineer
3 14 (7.00%) Consultant
4 13 (6.50%) Professional Services Engineer
5 11 (5.50%) Account Manager
5 11 (5.50%) Senior Manager
5 11 (5.50%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 10 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (4.50%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Sales Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Genesys Consultant
11 5 (2.50%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.00%) HTML
2 17 (8.50%) jQuery
3 16 (8.00%) VXML
3 16 (8.00%) .NET
4 14 (7.00%) CSS
5 13 (6.50%) SOAP
5 13 (6.50%) Web Services
6 12 (6.00%) REST
7 11 (5.50%) XML
8 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (5.00%) Ajax
8 10 (5.00%) HTML5
9 9 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (4.50%) J2EE
10 8 (4.00%) Middleware
11 6 (3.00%) LAMP
11 6 (3.00%) Spring
12 4 (2.00%) RESTful
12 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (26.00%) IVR
2 38 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.50%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.50%) Machine to Machine
7 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.50%) Social Media
9 4 (2.00%) Online Banking
9 4 (2.00%) FMCG
9 4 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.50%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.00%) User Experience
11 2 (1.00%) Equities
11 2 (1.00%) Derivative
11 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.00%) Windows
2 38 (19.00%) Linux
3 14 (7.00%) UNIX
4 13 (6.50%) Android
4 13 (6.50%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.50%) Windows Phone 8
5 9 (4.50%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.50%) AIX
7 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 25 (12.50%) Time Management
3 24 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.50%) Software Engineering
5 21 (10.50%) Project Management
5 21 (10.50%) Service Delivery
6 18 (9.00%) OO
7 16 (8.00%) Speech Recognition
7 16 (8.00%) Customer Insight
8 15 (7.50%) Open Source
9 14 (7.00%) MVC
9 14 (7.00%) OOP
10 13 (6.50%) B2B
10 13 (6.50%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.00%) Change Management
11 12 (6.00%) ITIL
11 12 (6.00%) CRM
11 12 (6.00%) ERP
11 12 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.00%) SQL
2 28 (14.00%) Java
3 21 (10.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.00%) PHP
5 17 (8.50%) C#
6 14 (7.00%) C
7 10 (5.00%) Perl
7 10 (5.00%) Python
8 6 (3.00%) VB
9 4 (2.00%) Ruby
10 3 (1.50%) XPath
10 3 (1.50%) ABAP
10 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.50%) Delphi
11 2 (1.00%) C++
11 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (18.50%) Degree
2 10 (5.00%) CCNP
2 10 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.00%) CCIE
4 3 (1.50%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (1.00%) MBA
6 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.50%) HND
6 1 (0.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.00%) QA
3 3 (1.50%) COBIT
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) Nagios
1 10 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (25.00%) Oracle
2 49 (24.50%) Avaya
3 43 (21.50%) Verint
4 41 (20.50%) Microsoft
5 35 (17.50%) Cisco
6 30 (15.00%) Genesys
7 10 (5.00%) McAfee
7 10 (5.00%) CA
7 10 (5.00%) Juniper
7 10 (5.00%) Intel
7 10 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 10 (5.00%) F5
7 10 (5.00%) Nimsoft
7 10 (5.00%) Splunk
7 10 (5.00%) Lancope
8 8 (4.00%) Nortel
9 7 (3.50%) SAP
9 7 (3.50%) Kronos
10 5 (2.50%) RedPrairie
10 5 (2.50%) Oneserve
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + 35% bonus + others
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago