Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1029 1054 1127
Rank change year-on-year +25 +73 -4
Permanent jobs citing WFM 120 109 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.065% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.073% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 125
England median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -28.57% -10.91%
10th Percentile £23,553 £22,175 £28,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,875 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £35,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.06% -20.56% -18.18%

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 146,390 149,469 174,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.53% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118,554 124,517 146,231
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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
London +40 43 £52,500 +10.53% 4
South East +26 32 £48,750 +14.71% 3
North of England -19 21 £23,000 -29.23% 5
North West -1 20 £23,000 -11.54% 3
Midlands +9 9 £40,500 +31.71% 6
South West -5 9 £45,000 +68.22%
West Midlands +19 8 £48,500 +35.66% 5
East of England +15 6 £38,000 +1.33% 1
East Midlands +17 1 £32,500 +22.64% 1
North East - 1 - -
WFM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WFM.

1 24 (20.00%) SQL
1 24 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.67%) Java
4 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
4 19 (15.83%) ERP
4 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
5 18 (15.00%) Windows
6 17 (14.17%) Linux
7 16 (13.33%) Finance
7 16 (13.33%) High Availability
8 15 (12.50%) SaaS
8 15 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (12.50%) Web Services
9 14 (11.67%) MySQL
9 14 (11.67%) Retail
9 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (10.83%) RESTful
10 13 (10.83%) Spring
10 13 (10.83%) Oracle
10 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (10.83%) CRM
11 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (10.00%) Marketing
12 11 (9.17%) AMQP
12 11 (9.17%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (9.17%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (9.17%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 10 (8.33%) Apache
1 10 (8.33%) GlassFish
1 10 (8.33%) JBoss
1 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.17%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.83%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) SaaS
2 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.17%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (3.33%) GitHub
4 4 (3.33%) Silverpop
5 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Heroku
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) AMQP
2 10 (8.33%) VoIP
3 8 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 7 (5.83%) PBX
5 5 (4.17%) HTTP
5 5 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 5 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.17%) Wireless
6 4 (3.33%) Broadband
7 3 (2.50%) ISDN
8 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.67%) WebEx
9 1 (0.83%) H.323
9 1 (0.83%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) MySQL
3 11 (9.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) Power BI
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) JUnit
2 10 (8.33%) PROIV
3 4 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.33%) GitLab
4 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.67%) PhantomJS
4 2 (1.67%) Protractor
4 2 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Capybara
5 1 (0.83%) RSpec
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.33%) Finance
3 14 (11.67%) Retail
4 12 (10.00%) Marketing
5 9 (7.50%) Billing
6 7 (5.83%) German Language
7 5 (4.17%) Dutch Language
8 4 (3.33%) Games
9 2 (1.67%) Electronics
9 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.83%) Banking
10 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (15.00%) Developer
2 16 (13.33%) Analyst
3 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Architect
5 10 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.17%) DBA
8 5 (4.17%) Presales Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Telecoms Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Trainer
9 4 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) Web Services
2 13 (10.83%) RESTful
2 13 (10.83%) Spring
3 11 (9.17%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (6.67%) HTML
5 6 (5.00%) CSS
5 6 (5.00%) JSON
6 5 (4.17%) LDAP
6 5 (4.17%) SAML
7 4 (3.33%) CSS3
7 4 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.50%) .NET
9 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.67%) HTML5
9 2 (1.67%) jQuery
9 2 (1.67%) Middleware
9 2 (1.67%) Node.js
9 2 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.67%) XML
10 1 (0.83%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.83%) User Experience
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) IVR
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
2 17 (14.17%) Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Unix
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.83%) VMS
5 5 (4.17%) AIX
5 5 (4.17%) Solaris
5 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) ERP
2 16 (13.33%) High Availability
3 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.83%) CRM
5 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (9.17%) TDD
7 10 (8.33%) Presales
8 9 (7.50%) Project Management
8 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.67%) ITIL
9 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.83%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.83%) Change Management
10 7 (5.83%) Planning and Forecasting
10 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.83%) Use Case
10 7 (5.83%) Validation
11 5 (4.17%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.17%) Human Resource Management
11 5 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) Java
3 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.33%) Ruby
6 3 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) R
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) MCDBA
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) CCNP
3 1 (0.83%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) GDPR
3 2 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle
3 10 (8.33%) NGA Human Resources
4 6 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.17%) Jaspersoft
5 5 (4.17%) New Relic
5 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.33%) Cisco
6 4 (3.33%) IBM
6 4 (3.33%) Verint
7 3 (2.50%) IPFX
7 3 (2.50%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) Anaplan
8 2 (1.67%) Capita
8 2 (1.67%) Genesys
9 1 (0.83%) Aareon
9 1 (0.83%) Polycom
9 1 (0.83%) Zeacom