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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 214 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing WFM 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.037% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.046% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% -12.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.28%
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
4886 4315 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.00% 79.86% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3600 3591
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WFM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WFM Salary Histogram 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 3 July 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 -3 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Staffordshire +8 2 £28,538 -21.81%
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) CTI
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) IVR
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Genesys
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
1 1 (8.33%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) CTI
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Q.931
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Professional Services Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Products Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (16.67%) VXML
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Genesys
5 2 (16.67%) JDA
5 2 (16.67%) Kronos
5 2 (16.67%) RedPrairie
5 2 (16.67%) Verint
5 2 (16.67%) Oneserve
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) Sage