The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 205 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Applications category 1.48% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £80,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +8.57%
Open Workbench
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
813 843 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.65% 15.43% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 656 683 833
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Workbench across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Workbench across the West Midlands region.

Open Workbench Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Workbench across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Open Workbench Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Shropshire - 9 £80,000 -
Birmingham +16 3 - -
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (83.33%) Project Management
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (44.44%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
5 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
6 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (5.56%) JIRA
9 1 (5.56%) Confluence
9 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Project Management
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared