The table below looks at the statistics for WFM 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 WFM over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 215 205 195
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing WFM 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £28,550 £27,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.74% -50.90%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +16.66%
WFM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4331 4014 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.00% 81.01% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 3337 3228
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WFM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WFM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WFM
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 WFM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Staffordshire - 2 £28,538 -
Birmingham -10 1 £34,000 +25.92%
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Avaya
5 3 (27.27%) HNC
5 3 (27.27%) HND
5 3 (27.27%) GSM
5 3 (27.27%) UMTS
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) eTOM
5 3 (27.27%) Business Development
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) People Management
5 3 (27.27%) Verint
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) RedPrairie
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (18.18%) Oneserve
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) JDA
6 2 (18.18%) Kronos
6 2 (18.18%) CMS

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ResourceLink
1 1 (9.09%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) GSM
1 3 (27.27%) UMTS
2 2 (18.18%) ISDN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) CTI
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Head of Operations
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) eTOM
1 3 (27.27%) Business Development
1 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
1 3 (27.27%) People Management
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) ABAP
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) HNC
1 3 (27.27%) HND
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) Verint
4 2 (18.18%) RedPrairie
4 2 (18.18%) Oneserve
4 2 (18.18%) JDA
4 2 (18.18%) Kronos
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Genesys
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Sage