Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 389 421
Rank change year-on-year +35 +32 -16
Permanent jobs citing WFM 17 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.13% 0.053% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.059% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 12
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +79.25% -9.48%
10th Percentile £21,000 £30,440 £22,250
90th Percentile £48,250 £51,600 £46,475
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -15.82%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,179 13,674 16,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.87% 90.86% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9,510 11,246 13,174
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the Midlands

WFM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for WFM in the Midlands

WFM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WFM in the Midlands

WFM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
West Midlands +33 14 £35,000 -27.08% 2
East Midlands +8 3 £22,000 -12.00% 3
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WFM.

1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) SS7
3 4 (23.53%) H.323
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Billing
3 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) System Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (23.53%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Generation
4 3 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) AdWords
4 3 (17.65%) Twitter
4 3 (17.65%) Campaign Management
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (11.76%) Totara
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) AdWords
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) H.323
1 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
1 4 (23.53%) SS7
2 1 (5.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Billing
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) PPC Executive
3 3 (17.65%) SEO Executive
3 3 (17.65%) Workforce Management Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.76%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
1 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (23.53%) Network Segmentation
1 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
1 4 (23.53%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
1 4 (23.53%) System Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Campaign Management
2 3 (17.65%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Generation
2 3 (17.65%) Pay per click
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) SEO
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Verint