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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 826 768 789
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +21
Permanent jobs citing WFM 78 103 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.095% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 57 91
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 -42 72 £45,000 +23.63% 6
South East -49 20 £40,000 -5.88% 1
London -3 12 £58,750 +67.85% 1
Berkshire -19 12 £40,000 -33.33%
South West -17 11 £28,000 -23.28%
East of England +2 9 £50,000 +138.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £45,000 +83.67%
Swindon -8 8 £28,000 -23.28%
Wiltshire -8 8 £28,000 -23.28%
Milton Keynes -10 8 £45,000 +83.67%
West Midlands -3 7 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Yorkshire -36 7 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Slough +12 5 - -
West Yorkshire -35 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Essex - 5 £50,000 -
Hinckley - 4 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
Bracknell -7 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £57,500 - 1
Devon - 3 £24,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Stowmarket - 3 £40,000 -
City of London -11 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
Reading 0 1 £40,000 -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (27.12%) ITIL
2 37 (20.90%) CRM
3 35 (19.77%) Degree
4 34 (19.21%) UNIX
4 34 (19.21%) SQL
5 33 (18.64%) Retail
6 32 (18.08%) Oracle
7 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 30 (16.95%) Finance
8 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
9 26 (14.69%) Windows
10 25 (14.12%) Telecoms
11 24 (13.56%) PBX
12 23 (12.99%) .NET
12 23 (12.99%) Avaya
13 21 (11.86%) Verint
14 20 (11.30%) C#
14 20 (11.30%) Asset Management
15 19 (10.73%) Contact Management
15 19 (10.73%) MySQL
16 18 (10.17%) Linux
16 18 (10.17%) Time Management
17 17 (9.60%) jQuery
17 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
17 17 (9.60%) WAN
17 17 (9.60%) MVC
18 16 (9.04%) Enterprise Architecture
18 16 (9.04%) LAN
18 16 (9.04%) ETL
18 16 (9.04%) EAI

WFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (7.91%) CMS
2 7 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.21%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.56%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.56%) PBX
2 17 (9.60%) WAN
3 16 (9.04%) LAN
4 11 (6.21%) FTP
5 10 (5.65%) VoIP
6 8 (4.52%) SMTP
6 8 (4.52%) Network Security
7 7 (3.95%) Firewall
7 7 (3.95%) DHCP
7 7 (3.95%) DNS
8 4 (2.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco ICM
9 3 (1.69%) Wireless
9 3 (1.69%) RIP
9 3 (1.69%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.69%) MGCP
9 3 (1.69%) H.323
10 2 (1.13%) QSIG
10 2 (1.13%) DPNSS
10 2 (1.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.73%) MySQL
2 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (6.21%) Subversion
1 11 (6.21%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.13%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.13%) Behat
3 2 (1.13%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) RequisitePro
General
1 33 (18.64%) Retail
2 30 (16.95%) Finance
3 25 (14.12%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.34%) Marketing
5 7 (3.95%) Billing
6 6 (3.39%) French Language
7 5 (2.82%) German Language
7 5 (2.82%) Banking
7 5 (2.82%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Law
9 2 (1.13%) Back Office
9 2 (1.13%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (25.42%) Analyst
2 31 (17.51%) Architect
3 30 (16.95%) Consultant
3 30 (16.95%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (14.69%) Developer
5 11 (6.21%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.21%) Web Developer
6 9 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.08%) Management Consultant
7 7 (3.95%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (3.39%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Applications Manager
8 6 (3.39%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Operations Consultant
8 6 (3.39%) Telephony Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.82%) OSS Architect
9 5 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.99%) .NET
2 17 (9.60%) jQuery
3 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.47%) XML
5 13 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 11 (6.21%) NHibernate
7 11 (6.21%) HTML
7 11 (6.21%) CSS
8 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (3.39%) HTML5
8 6 (3.39%) RESTful
8 6 (3.39%) JSON
9 5 (2.82%) LAMP
10 4 (2.26%) Middleware
10 4 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.69%) WAMP
11 3 (1.69%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) CMDB
2 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.52%) EPoS
3 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.82%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.82%) FMCG
5 5 (2.82%) IVR
6 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Social Media
7 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.13%) GIS
8 2 (1.13%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Open Source
9 1 (0.56%) PDA
9 1 (0.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.21%) UNIX
2 26 (14.69%) Windows
3 18 (10.17%) Linux
4 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.65%) Windows XP
5 10 (5.65%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) Android
7 3 (1.69%) VMS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.12%) ITIL
2 37 (20.90%) CRM
3 20 (11.30%) Asset Management
4 19 (10.73%) Contact Management
5 18 (10.17%) Time Management
6 17 (9.60%) MVC
7 16 (9.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (9.04%) ETL
7 16 (9.04%) EAI
7 16 (9.04%) SOA
8 14 (7.91%) Service Management
8 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.34%) Business Development
9 13 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.34%) Project Management
9 13 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.21%) Use Case
11 11 (6.21%) OO
12 10 (5.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.21%) SQL
2 20 (11.30%) C#
3 12 (6.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.78%) PHP
4 7 (3.95%) Ruby
5 5 (2.82%) VBScript
6 3 (1.69%) Java
7 2 (1.13%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) ABAP
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (19.77%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.13%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (1.13%) CCNA
4 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) HND
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (18.08%) Oracle
2 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.99%) Avaya
4 21 (11.86%) Verint
5 14 (7.91%) Cisco
6 12 (6.78%) Kronos
7 11 (6.21%) ATG
8 8 (4.52%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 6 (3.39%) SAP
10 5 (2.82%) HP
11 4 (2.26%) Huawei
12 3 (1.69%) Syclo
13 2 (1.13%) Genesys
13 2 (1.13%) Nortel
13 2 (1.13%) IBM
13 2 (1.13%) Telerik
13 2 (1.13%) Peoplefluent
13 2 (1.13%) Polycom
13 2 (1.13%) Zend
14 1 (0.56%) NetMotion Wireless
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £42,023 to £53,718 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago