Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WFM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WFM over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 973 1044 1090
Rank change year-on-year +71 +46 +50
Permanent jobs citing WFM 144 132 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.081% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.088% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 115 91 93
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.67% -24.24%
10th Percentile £30,800 £31,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,250 £70,550
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -23.47%

WFM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,899 149,785 162,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.09% 91.55% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,246 118,963 136,761
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,725 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WFM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in England

WFM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WFM in England.

Salary trend for WFM in England

WFM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WFM in England

WFM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +36 46 £47,500 +58.33% 1
London +23 37 £82,500 +57.14% 9
South East 0 24 £47,500 - 4
North of England -1 19 £31,750 -9.29% 4
Midlands +29 15 £35,000 -27.84% 4
West Midlands +36 14 £35,000 -27.84% 3
North West -2 14 £31,000 -11.43% 3
Yorkshire +24 5 £36,000 +42.57% 1
East of England +18 2 £54,250 +44.67% 3
East Midlands -11 1 £22,000 -12.00% 1
WFM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WFM.

1 69 (47.92%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (40.97%) Back Office
3 49 (34.03%) Verint
4 43 (29.86%) Front Office
4 43 (29.86%) Mathematics
4 43 (29.86%) Erlang
5 31 (21.53%) Telecoms
6 30 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (18.75%) Finance
8 16 (11.11%) SQL
8 16 (11.11%) SAP
8 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 15 (10.42%) Performance Management
9 15 (10.42%) Marketing
9 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (9.72%) Degree
10 14 (9.72%) Business Transformation
11 13 (9.03%) Six Sigma
12 12 (8.33%) Service Management
12 12 (8.33%) Retail
13 11 (7.64%) Banking
13 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
13 11 (7.64%) Quality Management
14 10 (6.94%) Web Services
14 10 (6.94%) Robotics
14 10 (6.94%) Performance Improvement
14 10 (6.94%) Collaborative Working

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) Totara
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) InVision
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (4.17%) Silverpop
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) AdWords
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) Firewall
1 8 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (5.56%) Network Security
2 6 (4.17%) H.323
2 6 (4.17%) LAN
2 6 (4.17%) VoIP
3 5 (3.47%) DHCP
3 5 (3.47%) DNS
3 5 (3.47%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.47%) IP Telephony
3 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.47%) Unified Communications
3 5 (3.47%) Wireless
4 4 (2.78%) AMQP
4 4 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (2.78%) Converged Networks
4 4 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) MySQL
2 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon QuickSight
4 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.78%) Hazelcast
4 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.78%) Pentaho
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.78%) Gatling
1 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.78%) JMeter
1 4 (2.78%) JUnit
1 4 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (40.97%) Back Office
2 43 (29.86%) Front Office
3 31 (21.53%) Telecoms
4 27 (18.75%) Finance
5 15 (10.42%) Marketing
6 12 (8.33%) Retail
7 11 (7.64%) Banking
8 9 (6.25%) French Language
8 9 (6.25%) German Language
9 7 (4.86%) Billing
10 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (2.78%) Electronics
11 4 (2.78%) Retail Banking
12 2 (1.39%) Legal
13 1 (0.69%) Automotive
13 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.69%) Games
13 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (31.94%) Planning Manager
2 43 (29.86%) Resource Manager
2 43 (29.86%) Resource Planning Manager
3 22 (15.28%) Consultant
4 16 (11.11%) Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) Solutions Consultant
6 9 (6.25%) Administrator
6 9 (6.25%) Architect
7 8 (5.56%) Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.86%) Salesforce Administrator
9 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Business Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Business Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Project Leader
11 4 (2.78%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) Web Services
2 7 (4.86%) CSS
2 7 (4.86%) HTML
3 5 (3.47%) SOAP
4 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.78%) J2EE
4 4 (2.78%) JPA
4 4 (2.78%) Middleware
4 4 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.78%) RESTful
4 4 (2.78%) Spring
5 3 (2.08%) XML
6 2 (1.39%) .NET
6 2 (1.39%) jQuery
6 2 (1.39%) XMPP
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.69%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 69 (47.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.94%) Robotics
4 9 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.78%) IVR
7 4 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (2.08%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.69%) iPhone
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Linux
1 6 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.69%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) CentOS
3 1 (0.69%) Debian
3 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.69%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Mathematics
2 30 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (10.42%) Performance Management
5 14 (9.72%) Business Transformation
5 14 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.03%) Six Sigma
7 12 (8.33%) Service Management
8 11 (7.64%) Quality Management
9 10 (6.94%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (6.94%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (5.56%) CRM
11 7 (4.86%) Analytics
12 6 (4.17%) Project Management
12 6 (4.17%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.17%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.47%) Migration
13 5 (3.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.86%) Erlang
2 16 (11.11%) SQL
3 9 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.47%) Java
5 4 (2.78%) Java 8
6 2 (1.39%) C
6 2 (1.39%) C#
6 2 (1.39%) VB
6 2 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (0.69%) CCIE
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Ansible
1 4 (2.78%) Terraform
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (34.03%) Verint
2 16 (11.11%) SAP
3 9 (6.25%) NGA Human Resources
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle
5 7 (4.86%) Avaya
5 7 (4.86%) Cisco
5 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.78%) Birst
6 4 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 4 (2.78%) F5
6 4 (2.78%) Genesys
6 4 (2.78%) Infoblox
7 2 (1.39%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) Polycom
8 1 (0.69%) Samsung
8 1 (0.69%) Twitter
8 1 (0.69%) Zeacom