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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Workbench
UK
Rank 845 937 947
Rank change year-on-year +92 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.037% 0.062% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Median salary £40,250 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.79% -10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £24,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.69%  

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 10907 14563 16254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.02% 14.20% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9008 11864 13115
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Workbench over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Workbench in the UK

Open Workbench
Top 11 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 23 March 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 +90 4 £40,250 +38.79%
London +78 1 £75,000 +28.20%
West Midlands +29 1 £47,500 +63.79%
Shropshire -5 1 £47,500 +63.79%
Telford -7 1 £47,500 +63.79%
Corsham - 1 £29,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £33,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £29,000 -
North East - 1 £33,000 -
South West - 1 £29,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £33,000 -

Open Workbench
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) MiFID
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Niku
3 1 (20.00%) FATCA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) AIFMD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project

Open Workbench
Top Related 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Payments Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) AIFMD
2 1 (20.00%) FATCA
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Niku