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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 219 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing WFM 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.11% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £51,250 £48,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.21% +93.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.01%
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
4947 4325 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.65% 79.24% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3595 3731
Average salary £42,500 £41,495 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.42% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 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
Birmingham -1 5 £47,500 -20.83%
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) CTI
3 5 (55.56%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) MSMQ
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) Avaya
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) RedPrairie

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) CTI
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Products Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (22.22%) VXML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Genesys
4 2 (22.22%) JDA
4 2 (22.22%) Kronos
4 2 (22.22%) RedPrairie
4 2 (22.22%) Oneserve
5 1 (11.11%) Sage
5 1 (11.11%) SAP