Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1046 1035 1126
Rank change year-on-year -11 +91 0
Permanent jobs citing WFM 112 116 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.071% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.079% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 116
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,000 £29,875
90th Percentile £74,375 £57,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% -14.29%

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 150,885 146,957 173,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.81% 90.41% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 123,207 121,992 145,466
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
North of England -23 30 £31,000 -27.06% 6
North West 0 27 £26,046 -32.79% 6
London -14 24 £55,000 - 3
South East +24 23 £50,000 +53.85% 4
Midlands +4 22 £32,500 -35.00% 5
East Midlands +12 13 £37,500 +4.17% 3
West Midlands -13 9 £24,000 -52.00% 2
South West -18 7 £47,500 +74.31% 1
East of England 0 6 £38,000 +1.33%
Yorkshire -10 2 £32,500 -23.53%
North East - 1 - -
WFM
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 33 (29.46%) SQL
2 27 (24.11%) Finance
3 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 19 (16.96%) Decision-Making
7 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
7 17 (15.18%) Windows
8 15 (13.39%) Java
9 14 (12.50%) Linux
9 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (11.61%) SLA
11 12 (10.71%) TDD
11 12 (10.71%) Degree
11 12 (10.71%) SaaS
12 11 (9.82%) Marketing
12 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
12 11 (9.82%) Billing
12 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.82%) Project Management
12 11 (9.82%) CRM
12 11 (9.82%) Web Services
13 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
14 9 (8.04%) Performance Management
14 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
14 9 (8.04%) PBX
14 9 (8.04%) VoIP

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 5 (4.46%) Apache
1 5 (4.46%) GlassFish
1 5 (4.46%) JBoss
1 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) ResourceLink
1 5 (4.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.89%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.89%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) SaaS
2 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.68%) GitHub
4 2 (1.79%) AdWords
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 2 (1.79%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) PBX
1 9 (8.04%) VoIP
2 8 (7.14%) AMQP
2 8 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 7 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.79%) Internet
4 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) Broadband
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.89%) CTI
5 1 (0.89%) ISDN
5 1 (0.89%) PSTN
5 1 (0.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon QuickSight
6 2 (1.79%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.79%) Power BI
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) JUnit
2 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.46%) PROIV
4 4 (3.57%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.68%) GitLab
6 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.79%) Gatling
6 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.79%) JMeter
6 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.82%) Billing
3 11 (9.82%) Marketing
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.57%) Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Law
8 2 (1.79%) Advertising
8 2 (1.79%) Electronics
9 1 (0.89%) Automotive
9 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) Analyst
3 13 (11.61%) Architect
4 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Consultant
6 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Telecoms Architect
8 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.46%) BSS Architect
9 5 (4.46%) DBA
9 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.46%) OSS Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.46%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.46%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.46%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) Web Services
2 8 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (7.14%) RESTful
2 8 (7.14%) Spring
3 6 (5.36%) .NET
4 5 (4.46%) CSS
4 5 (4.46%) HTML
4 5 (4.46%) JSON
5 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.57%) J2EE
5 4 (3.57%) Laravel
5 4 (3.57%) SOAP
5 4 (3.57%) Symfony
6 3 (2.68%) CSS3
6 3 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.68%) XML
7 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.79%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.68%) IVR
6 3 (2.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Windows
2 14 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Debian
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (16.96%) Decision-Making
3 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.71%) TDD
5 11 (9.82%) CRM
5 11 (9.82%) Project Management
5 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.04%) Performance Management
8 8 (7.14%) Analytics
8 8 (7.14%) Change Management
8 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.14%) High Availability
8 8 (7.14%) ITIL
8 8 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 8 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 8 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.46%) SQL
2 15 (13.39%) Java
3 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.14%) Java 8
5 5 (4.46%) PHP
6 4 (3.57%) C#
6 4 (3.57%) R
6 4 (3.57%) VB
6 4 (3.57%) VBA
7 3 (2.68%) C++
7 3 (2.68%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) MCDBA
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.89%) CCNP
5 1 (0.89%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) SLA
2 7 (6.25%) GDPR
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Ansible
1 2 (1.79%) Terraform
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle
4 5 (4.46%) NGA Human Resources
4 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.57%) Capita
6 3 (2.68%) Google
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Anaplan
7 2 (1.79%) Birst
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco
7 2 (1.79%) IBM
7 2 (1.79%) Infor
7 2 (1.79%) Samsung
7 2 (1.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.89%) Aareon
8 1 (0.89%) IFS
8 1 (0.89%) IPFX
8 1 (0.89%) Teradata
8 1 (0.89%) Verint