Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1033 1029 1116
Rank change year-on-year -4 +87 +46
Permanent jobs citing WFM 111 141 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.084% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.092% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 84 98 106
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £69,275 £78,750
UK median annual salary £45,750 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.78% -3.89% -22.75%

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 148,125 152,492 171,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.65% 90.73% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,210 123,426 144,723
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Midlands +2 26 £35,000 -30.00% 3
North of England -15 26 £31,000 -11.43% 3
South West +23 24 £47,500 +90.00%
North West -5 21 £30,500 -12.86% 3
London +6 20 £85,000 +54.55% 4
South East +2 14 £53,750 +19.44% 6
West Midlands +22 13 £35,000 -30.00% 3
East Midlands +14 13 £37,500 +10.29%
Yorkshire +6 5 £32,500 -24.86%
East of England +4 1 £65,000 +73.33%
WFM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 41 (36.94%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (29.73%) SQL
3 30 (27.03%) Finance
3 30 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (21.62%) Capita
5 20 (18.02%) Verint
6 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
7 18 (16.22%) Back Office
8 17 (15.32%) Front Office
8 17 (15.32%) Mathematics
8 17 (15.32%) Erlang
9 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
10 15 (13.51%) Web Services
11 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (11.71%) Marketing
12 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
13 12 (10.81%) Service Management
13 12 (10.81%) Analytics
13 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (9.91%) Windows
14 11 (9.91%) TDD
14 11 (9.91%) Retail
15 10 (9.01%) CRM
15 10 (9.01%) Java
15 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (9.01%) Project Management
15 10 (9.01%) Manufacturing
16 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.80%) Totara
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon SQS
1 7 (6.31%) SaaS
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) AdWords
5 2 (1.80%) IaaS
5 2 (1.80%) Office 365
5 2 (1.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.90%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) AMQP
2 6 (5.41%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.41%) LAN
2 6 (5.41%) Network Security
2 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.41%) Unified Communications
2 6 (5.41%) Wireless
3 5 (4.50%) VoIP
4 4 (3.60%) DHCP
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 4 (3.60%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (3.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (3.60%) IP Telephony
4 4 (3.60%) MPLS
4 4 (3.60%) PBX
4 4 (3.60%) SSL
4 4 (3.60%) VPN
4 4 (3.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) MySQL
3 7 (6.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.41%) Amazon QuickSight
4 6 (5.41%) Hazelcast
4 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.41%) Pentaho
5 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.90%) Power BI
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) JUnit
2 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.41%) Gatling
2 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.41%) JMeter
2 6 (5.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.60%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
3 18 (16.22%) Back Office
4 17 (15.32%) Front Office
5 13 (11.71%) Marketing
6 11 (9.91%) Retail
7 10 (9.01%) Manufacturing
8 6 (5.41%) Electronics
9 4 (3.60%) Banking
9 4 (3.60%) Billing
9 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
10 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.70%) Law
11 2 (1.80%) Advertising
11 2 (1.80%) Automotive
12 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Planning Manager
2 17 (15.32%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) Resource Manager
2 17 (15.32%) Resource Planning Manager
3 16 (14.41%) Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) AWS Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.41%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) Web Services
2 9 (8.11%) SOAP
3 8 (7.21%) J2EE
4 7 (6.31%) .NET
4 7 (6.31%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (6.31%) RESTful
4 7 (6.31%) Spring
5 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.41%) CSS
5 6 (5.41%) Gherkin
5 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.41%) HTML
5 6 (5.41%) JPA
5 6 (5.41%) Middleware
5 6 (5.41%) XML
6 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.60%) Laravel
7 4 (3.60%) Symfony
8 2 (1.80%) REST
8 2 (1.80%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.60%) IVR
5 4 (3.60%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.70%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.70%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.70%) Social Media
7 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.80%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.80%) Debian
4 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.90%) CentOS
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (15.32%) Mathematics
3 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
4 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.81%) Analytics
5 12 (10.81%) Service Management
6 11 (9.91%) TDD
7 10 (9.01%) CRM
7 10 (9.01%) Project Management
8 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.11%) Decision-Making
8 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.31%) Business Analytics
10 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.31%) High Availability
10 7 (6.31%) OO
11 6 (5.41%) BDD
11 6 (5.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) SQL
2 17 (15.32%) Erlang
3 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.01%) Java
5 7 (6.31%) Java 8
6 6 (5.41%) C#
7 4 (3.60%) PHP
7 4 (3.60%) VB
8 3 (2.70%) R
8 3 (2.70%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) C
10 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Python
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.80%) CCNP
3 2 (1.80%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) PMP
4 1 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) GDPR
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Ansible
1 6 (5.41%) Terraform
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Capita
2 20 (18.02%) Verint
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) SAP
4 7 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.41%) Birst
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle
7 4 (3.60%) Avaya
7 4 (3.60%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.60%) F5
7 4 (3.60%) Google
7 4 (3.60%) Infoblox
8 3 (2.70%) Samsung
8 3 (2.70%) Twitter
9 2 (1.80%) Genesys
9 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) Infor
10 1 (0.90%) Cognos
10 1 (0.90%) VMware