Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Workflow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Workflow over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workflow
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 173 171
Rank change year-on-year -38 -2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Workflow 176 213 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.38% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.90% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 143 164 182
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,164 £25,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,175 £54,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% -

Workflow 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 11,603 11,193 10,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.90% 90.43% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,266 9,338 8,868
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
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 Workflow within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Manchester -17 106 £37,500 -11.76% 23
Cheshire -16 53 £32,500 -4.41% 9
Lancashire +14 10 £23,500 -24.80% 7
Merseyside -14 9 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing Workflow 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 North West region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 50 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.30%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.45%) SQL
3 36 (20.45%) Degree
4 35 (19.89%) Finance
5 33 (18.75%) Web Services
5 33 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 32 (18.18%) Windows
7 30 (17.05%) Java
8 26 (14.77%) C#
8 26 (14.77%) .NET
8 26 (14.77%) Computer Science
9 25 (14.20%) Service Management
10 23 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (13.07%) Oracle
10 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
11 22 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 21 (11.93%) HTML
12 21 (11.93%) Hibernate
13 20 (11.36%) Software Engineering
13 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (10.80%) Functional Testing
14 19 (10.80%) J2EE
14 19 (10.80%) XML
14 19 (10.80%) CSS
15 18 (10.23%) Broadband
15 18 (10.23%) DevOps
15 18 (10.23%) QA
16 17 (9.66%) Project Management
16 17 (9.66%) SharePoint

Workflow
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 17 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.95%) JBoss
3 8 (4.55%) CMS
4 7 (3.98%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (3.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.41%) Confluence
5 6 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.84%) Apache
6 5 (2.84%) WordPress
7 4 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.70%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.14%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.70%) Camtasia
4 3 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.84%) Magento
3 4 (2.27%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (2.27%) Elite 3E
3 4 (2.27%) Visualfiles
4 3 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.70%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.14%) Shopify
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.57%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Office 365
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.14%) Route 53
5 2 (1.14%) Serverless
5 2 (1.14%) Trello
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.57%) npm
6 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) Broadband
2 7 (3.98%) Skype
3 6 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (1.70%) Firewall
4 3 (1.70%) Intranet
4 3 (1.70%) SSH
4 3 (1.70%) VPN
5 2 (1.14%) IPsec
5 2 (1.14%) Network Security
5 2 (1.14%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) MySQL
3 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.70%) MS Access
6 3 (1.70%) Power BI
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) JIRA
2 10 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.41%) git-flow
3 6 (3.41%) Grunt
3 6 (3.41%) Selenium
3 6 (3.41%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.84%) MSTest
5 4 (2.27%) gulp
5 4 (2.27%) JUnit
5 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.70%) LSMW
6 3 (1.70%) webpack
7 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.14%) Toad
8 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.57%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (19.89%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.95%) Marketing
4 13 (7.39%) Legal
5 9 (5.11%) Banking
5 9 (5.11%) Games
5 9 (5.11%) Law
6 7 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.84%) Retail
8 3 (1.70%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (36.93%) Developer
2 28 (15.91%) Analyst
3 23 (13.07%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Architect
7 7 (3.98%) Applications Support
7 7 (3.98%) Release Manager
7 7 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (3.98%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.41%) Customer Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.41%) Systems Developer
9 5 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (2.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.84%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Senior Architect
9 5 (2.84%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 5 (2.84%) Senior Test Architect
9 5 (2.84%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.75%) Web Services
2 26 (14.77%) .NET
3 21 (11.93%) Hibernate
3 21 (11.93%) HTML
4 19 (10.80%) CSS
4 19 (10.80%) J2EE
4 19 (10.80%) XML
5 17 (9.66%) Ajax
6 15 (8.52%) .NET Framework
6 15 (8.52%) jQuery
7 14 (7.95%) JSP
8 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET
9 12 (6.82%) Entity Framework
10 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.68%) JSON
10 10 (5.68%) LINQ
10 10 (5.68%) REST
11 8 (4.55%) WF
12 7 (3.98%) Sass
12 7 (3.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.68%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.41%) User Experience
6 5 (2.84%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.84%) Life Science
6 5 (2.84%) NHS
7 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.14%) PMI
9 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.18%) Windows
2 15 (8.52%) Linux
3 7 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.41%) Android
4 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.84%) Debian
5 5 (2.84%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.20%) Service Management
3 23 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 20 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 19 (10.80%) Functional Testing
7 18 (10.23%) DevOps
8 17 (9.66%) Project Management
9 16 (9.09%) ITIL
10 15 (8.52%) MVC
10 15 (8.52%) Test Planning
11 14 (7.95%) TDD
12 13 (7.39%) Risk Management
12 13 (7.39%) SDLC
13 12 (6.82%) CRM
13 12 (6.82%) Mathematics
13 12 (6.82%) Service Delivery
13 12 (6.82%) Use Case
13 12 (6.82%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.30%) JavaScript
2 36 (20.45%) SQL
3 30 (17.05%) Java
4 26 (14.77%) C#
5 12 (6.82%) PHP
6 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.11%) Python
8 8 (4.55%) Ruby
9 5 (2.84%) Go
9 5 (2.84%) VBA
10 3 (1.70%) ABAP
10 3 (1.70%) C
10 3 (1.70%) SAPscript
11 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.14%) ES6
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.14%) VB
11 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (20.45%) Degree
2 11 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.41%) CCNA
4 6 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.41%) MCSA
4 6 (3.41%) MCSE
4 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.27%) ISEB
5 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.70%) IIBA
6 3 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.23%) QA
2 12 (6.82%) SLA
3 5 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Docker
2 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Ansible
1 7 (3.98%) SCCM
2 6 (3.41%) Puppet
3 5 (2.84%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.84%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.84%) Mesos
3 5 (2.84%) systemd
4 3 (1.70%) SCOM
5 2 (1.14%) Terraform
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.07%) Oracle
3 8 (4.55%) IBM
4 7 (3.98%) BMC
4 7 (3.98%) Remedy
5 6 (3.41%) iManage
5 6 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.84%) Capita
6 5 (2.84%) Google
6 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.27%) Avaya
7 4 (2.27%) SAP
7 4 (2.27%) Tableau
8 3 (1.70%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.70%) Apple
8 3 (1.70%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.70%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco
9 2 (1.14%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.14%) VMware