Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 351 357
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing WFM 23 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 6
North West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £22,470 £21,250 £26,875
90th Percentile £71,875 £73,750 £45,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £35,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year +39.86% -27.04% -2.00%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11869 11198 11717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.75% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9443 9353 9678
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the North West

WFM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WFM in the North West

WFM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WFM in the North West

WFM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Manchester -13 13 £35,000 +34.62% 1
Cheshire -31 6 £67,500 -5.92%
Lancashire - 3 £31,250 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for WFM.

1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Cognos
6 6 (26.09%) MS Access
6 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (21.74%) Big Data
7 5 (21.74%) Verint
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Data Transformation
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Teradata
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
9 3 (13.04%) Process Management
9 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (8.70%) Risk Management

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (21.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (26.09%) MS Access
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Billing
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Development Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Resource Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Resource Planning Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Billing Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) OSS Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) BBC
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (21.74%) Data Transformation
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (13.04%) Process Management
4 2 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Demand Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (4.35%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cognos
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Teradata
3 5 (21.74%) Verint
4 1 (4.35%) Anaplan