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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 794 830 799
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -31
Permanent jobs citing WFM 96 103 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.086% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 70
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,420 £27,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £180,000 £75,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +16.66%

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -16 67 £60,000 +14.28% 22
South East +8 26 £63,500 +5.83% 2
London +29 20 £65,000 +15.55% 9
Hampshire -4 12 £80,000 +166.66%
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Milton Keynes -3 9 £35,000 - 1
Southampton -5 8 £80,000 +166.66%
Yorkshire -12 8 - - 4
Scotland +25 7 £59,000 +7.27%
North West +21 6 £43,750 +136.48% 4
West Yorkshire +4 5 - - 3
Leeds -2 5 - - 3
East of England +14 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stirling - 4 - -
Basingstoke +29 3 £64,777 +23.38%
Berkshire -12 3 - -
West Midlands -30 3 £31,275 +15.83% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £59,000 -
West Sussex +10 2 £30,250 -42.38%
Manchester +10 2 £45,000 +143.24% 3
Suffolk +8 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Bracknell +8 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +29 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - - 1
Birmingham -14 1 £34,000 +25.92%
Havant - 1 £47,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £28,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (29.51%) SQL
2 53 (28.96%) Avaya
3 50 (27.32%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (25.68%) Oracle
5 40 (21.86%) Windows
6 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
7 36 (19.67%) MS Excel
7 36 (19.67%) Verint
8 35 (19.13%) SQL Server
9 34 (18.58%) Finance
10 33 (18.03%) Genesys
11 30 (16.39%) CTI
11 30 (16.39%) Workforce Management Optimization
12 28 (15.30%) IVR
12 28 (15.30%) Cisco
12 28 (15.30%) Linux
13 25 (13.66%) Degree
14 23 (12.57%) Java
15 22 (12.02%) HTML
15 22 (12.02%) CRM
15 22 (12.02%) Service Delivery
16 21 (11.48%) JavaScript
16 21 (11.48%) PBX
17 20 (10.93%) Telecoms
17 20 (10.93%) Time Management
18 19 (10.38%) Management Information System
19 17 (9.29%) ITIL
20 16 (8.74%) TCP/IP
20 16 (8.74%) Oracle Database
21 15 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement

WFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (7.65%) Apache
2 9 (4.92%) CMS
3 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (2.19%) Mule
5 2 (1.09%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) Drupal
5 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 36 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.20%) MS Office
3 6 (3.28%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.64%) MS Project
6 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.64%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.09%) Radian6
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.39%) CTI
2 21 (11.48%) PBX
3 16 (8.74%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.46%) WAN
4 10 (5.46%) LAN
5 6 (3.28%) VoIP
6 4 (2.19%) DNS
7 3 (1.64%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.64%) UMTS
7 3 (1.64%) GSM
7 3 (1.64%) PSTN
8 2 (1.09%) SMS
8 2 (1.09%) ISDN
8 2 (1.09%) VPN
8 2 (1.09%) Firewall
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.55%) GGSN
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.74%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.46%) MySQL
3 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.19%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Ant
1 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.19%) ProC
1 4 (2.19%) CruiseControl
1 4 (2.19%) Subversion
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (18.58%) Finance
2 20 (10.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.65%) Retail
4 11 (6.01%) Banking
5 9 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.28%) Back Office
7 5 (2.73%) Electronics
8 3 (1.64%) Advertising
8 3 (1.64%) Law
8 3 (1.64%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) German Language
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (30.60%) Analyst
2 16 (8.74%) Developer
3 14 (7.65%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (7.10%) Architect
5 12 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.56%) Consultant
5 12 (6.56%) Senior Manager
5 12 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.46%) Professional Services Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.83%) Account Manager
9 7 (3.83%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.73%) Delphi Developer
11 5 (2.73%) Sales Manager
11 5 (2.73%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.73%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.02%) HTML
2 14 (7.65%) CSS
3 12 (6.56%) Middleware
3 12 (6.56%) jQuery
4 10 (5.46%) VXML
5 9 (4.92%) .NET
5 9 (4.92%) XML
6 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.37%) Ajax
6 8 (4.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (3.83%) Web Services
8 6 (3.28%) SOAP
8 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.28%) HTML5
8 6 (3.28%) REST
9 4 (2.19%) JSON
9 4 (2.19%) Spring Integration
9 4 (2.19%) J2EE
9 4 (2.19%) JMS
9 4 (2.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.32%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.30%) IVR
3 19 (10.38%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.65%) Open Source
5 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.37%) FMCG
7 7 (3.83%) CMDB
8 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.28%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.28%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.19%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.19%) Equities
9 4 (2.19%) Derivative
9 4 (2.19%) Wiki
9 4 (2.19%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.64%) Social Media
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.86%) Windows
2 28 (15.30%) Linux
3 14 (7.65%) UNIX
4 8 (4.37%) Android
4 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.39%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 22 (12.02%) CRM
2 22 (12.02%) Service Delivery
3 20 (10.93%) Time Management
4 17 (9.29%) ITIL
5 15 (8.20%) Asset Management
5 15 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (7.65%) Project Management
7 13 (7.10%) ERP
7 13 (7.10%) SOA
7 13 (7.10%) Performance Management
8 12 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.56%) ETL
8 12 (6.56%) EAI
8 12 (6.56%) OO
8 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.46%) Speech Recognition
9 10 (5.46%) Logistics
9 10 (5.46%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.46%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.51%) SQL
2 23 (12.57%) Java
3 21 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.65%) C#
5 10 (5.46%) C
6 8 (4.37%) C++
6 8 (4.37%) PHP
7 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.73%) Delphi
8 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.64%) Ruby
9 3 (1.64%) VBScript
10 2 (1.09%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (13.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.64%) HNC
2 3 (1.64%) HND
2 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.64%) Avaya Certification
3 2 (1.09%) MBA
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) SLA
2 9 (4.92%) QA
3 5 (2.73%) COBIT
4 3 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.55%) Iperf
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 53 (28.96%) Avaya
2 47 (25.68%) Oracle
3 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
4 36 (19.67%) Verint
5 33 (18.03%) Genesys
6 28 (15.30%) Cisco
7 9 (4.92%) TIBCO
7 9 (4.92%) SAP
8 6 (3.28%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.73%) Cognos
9 5 (2.73%) Siebel
9 5 (2.73%) JDA
9 5 (2.73%) webMethods
9 5 (2.73%) VMware
9 5 (2.73%) RedPrairie
10 4 (2.19%) GoldenSource
10 4 (2.19%) Remedy
10 4 (2.19%) BMC
11 3 (1.64%) Cognizant
12 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
London
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Car, Health
Posted: Yesterday
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: £44377.68 - £55472.10 per day + Car Allowance Pension Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 -120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £120,000 base + £6,500car + 12-25% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000, plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
NGA Human Resources
Posted: 9 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + car & bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield
NGA Human Resources
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago