The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Open Workbench skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Workbench
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 920 955
Rank change year-on-year +57 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 9 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.045% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Median salary £32,500 £52,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.38% +15.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £75,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.55% -33.69%  

Open Workbench is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7609 8885 11093
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.64% 9.15% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5993 7286 8708
Median salary £37,750 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.63% -2.94%  

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Open Workbench as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Workbench in the UK

Open Workbench
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Open Workbench in the UK

Open Workbench
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 9 £32,500 -38.38%
West Midlands +18 8 £32,500 +6.55%
Shropshire +16 8 £32,500 +6.55%
Telford +8 8 £32,500 +6.55%
Worthing - 1 £33,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £33,000 -
South East - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 12 (92.31%) PMO
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
3 10 (76.92%) Project Management
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (30.77%) Change Management
8 4 (30.77%) Niku
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
10 1 (7.69%) ISEB
10 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 1 (7.69%) MiFID
10 1 (7.69%) QA
10 1 (7.69%) FATCA
10 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
10 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
10 1 (7.69%) AIFMD

Open Workbench
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Financial Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Change Control
2 10 (76.92%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) AIFMD
2 1 (7.69%) FATCA
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Niku