Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1021 1139 1145
Rank change year-on-year +118 +6 +40
Permanent jobs citing WFM 156 135 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.067% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.075% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 108 114 135
UK median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% -27.97% +24.21%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,125 £73,750 £148,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -

WFM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159516 179421 194215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.78% 88.90% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127716 149365 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the UK

WFM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WFM in the UK

WFM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WFM over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WFM in the UK

WFM
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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
England +81 138 £45,000 +5.88% 9
UK excluding London +84 113 £37,500 -11.76% 6
North of England +20 55 £35,000 -44.00% 2
North West -8 35 £35,000 -56.25% 2
London +72 31 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Midlands +48 21 £50,000 +48.15% 2
Yorkshire +13 20 £44,000 -25.11%
South East +62 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +47 16 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Scotland +21 9 £25,000 -44.44%
East of England +13 9 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +34 5 £34,000 +51.11%
South West +5 3 £25,000 -39.39%

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for WFM.

1 40 (25.64%) Finance
2 38 (24.36%) SQL
3 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 35 (22.44%) SQL Server
5 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 21 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (13.46%) Verint
6 20 (12.82%) Java
7 19 (12.18%) Retail
7 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (11.54%) Analytics
8 18 (11.54%) Web Services
9 17 (10.90%) C#
9 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.26%) Cisco
11 15 (9.62%) JavaScript
11 15 (9.62%) Oracle
11 15 (9.62%) Degree
12 14 (8.97%) jQuery
12 14 (8.97%) Time Management
12 14 (8.97%) TDD
12 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.97%) Telecoms
13 13 (8.33%) .NET
13 13 (8.33%) SaaS
14 12 (7.69%) Banking
14 12 (7.69%) Service Delivery
14 12 (7.69%) Big Data
15 11 (7.05%) IIS
15 11 (7.05%) Linux

WFM
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 11 (7.05%) IIS
1 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.92%) SAS
4 2 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 2 (1.28%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) SaaS
2 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.92%) Taleo
5 2 (1.28%) GitHub
5 2 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Unified Communications
2 6 (3.85%) H.323
2 6 (3.85%) LAN
2 6 (3.85%) Telepresence
2 6 (3.85%) WAN
2 6 (3.85%) WebEx
3 5 (3.21%) ISDN
4 4 (2.56%) AMQP
4 4 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (2.56%) PBX
4 4 (2.56%) VoIP
5 2 (1.28%) CTI
5 2 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) BGP
6 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.64%) MPLS
6 1 (0.64%) OSPF
6 1 (0.64%) SNMP
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) Big Data
3 9 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.13%) MS Access
5 6 (3.85%) MySQL
6 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.56%) SQLite
7 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.28%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.28%) Redis
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.56%) JUnit
2 4 (2.56%) PHPUnit
2 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.28%) Capybara
3 2 (1.28%) GitLab
3 2 (1.28%) RSpec
3 2 (1.28%) webpack
4 1 (0.64%) Codeception
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) PuPHPet
4 1 (0.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (25.64%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Retail
3 14 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.69%) Banking
5 11 (7.05%) Marketing
6 8 (5.13%) Back Office
7 6 (3.85%) Billing
8 2 (1.28%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.28%) German Language
8 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (26.92%) Developer
2 17 (10.90%) Senior Developer
3 14 (8.97%) Trainer
4 12 (7.69%) Analyst
4 12 (7.69%) Consultant
4 12 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.05%) Planning Manager
6 10 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Architect
8 7 (4.49%) Development Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Angular Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Project Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.54%) Web Services
2 14 (8.97%) jQuery
3 13 (8.33%) .NET
4 10 (6.41%) Spring
5 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.77%) CSS
5 9 (5.77%) HTML
6 7 (4.49%) XMPP
7 5 (3.21%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (3.21%) NHibernate
7 5 (3.21%) ODBC
8 4 (2.56%) Laravel
8 4 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.56%) RESTful
8 4 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.56%) SOAP
8 4 (2.56%) XML
9 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.92%) D3.js
9 3 (1.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.56%) NHS
6 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.28%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) BBC
8 1 (0.64%) CCTV
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) Linux
2 7 (4.49%) Windows
3 5 (3.21%) Android
3 5 (3.21%) Windows 2000
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (11.54%) Analytics
3 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
4 14 (8.97%) TDD
4 14 (8.97%) Time Management
5 12 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.77%) B2B
6 9 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (5.77%) Planning and Forecasting
6 9 (5.77%) Project Management
6 9 (5.77%) Risk Management
7 8 (5.13%) ITIL
7 8 (5.13%) MVC
8 7 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.49%) CRM
8 7 (4.49%) Data Transformation
8 7 (4.49%) Demand Management
8 7 (4.49%) ERP
8 7 (4.49%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.36%) SQL
2 20 (12.82%) Java
3 17 (10.90%) C#
4 15 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.77%) VB
6 6 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.21%) C++
8 4 (2.56%) PHP
8 4 (2.56%) Ruby
9 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.92%) VBA
10 2 (1.28%) ES6
11 1 (0.64%) Erlang
11 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.49%) CCNP
4 6 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (3.21%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.28%) CCNA
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.64%) CCDP
7 1 (0.64%) HND
7 1 (0.64%) PMP
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) PMO
3 3 (1.92%) QA
4 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (2.56%) MobiControl
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.46%) Verint
3 16 (10.26%) Cisco
4 15 (9.62%) Oracle
5 10 (6.41%) Avaya
6 9 (5.77%) Cognos
7 7 (4.49%) Teradata
8 6 (3.85%) Polycom
8 6 (3.85%) Zeacom
9 5 (3.21%) Nortel
10 4 (2.56%) NICE Systems
10 4 (2.56%) SOTI
11 3 (1.92%) SAP
12 2 (1.28%) Adobe
12 2 (1.28%) BT
12 2 (1.28%) Genesys
12 2 (1.28%) IPFX
13 1 (0.64%) Google
13 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.64%) Tableau
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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