Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 1069 1103
Rank change year-on-year +95 +34 +61
Permanent jobs citing WFM 167 137 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.076% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.083% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 130 95 106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +39.86% -24.74%
10th Percentile £30,200 £30,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £68,250 £66,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -22.22%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,624 164,621 170,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 118,172 130,267 141,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WFM in the UK

WFM
Top 14 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 20 November 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
England +68 147 £47,500 -5.00% 20
UK excluding London +117 117 £47,500 +18.75% 19
South West +43 45 £47,500 +58.33% 6
London +34 40 £80,000 +52.38% 3
South East +24 32 £47,500 - 4
Midlands +42 16 £35,000 -27.84% 3
West Midlands +43 15 £35,000 -27.84% 1
North of England +3 10 £36,000 +2.86% 3
Scotland +13 9 £41,500 +36.07%
North West -5 6 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £74,250 - 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £54,250 - 1
East Midlands +14 1 £47,500 +90.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing WFM 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 with a requirement for WFM.

1 66 (39.52%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (35.93%) Back Office
3 53 (31.74%) Verint
4 43 (25.75%) Front Office
4 43 (25.75%) Mathematics
4 43 (25.75%) Erlang
5 30 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (16.17%) Finance
7 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (13.77%) Telecoms
9 21 (12.57%) Performance Management
10 19 (11.38%) Analytics
10 19 (11.38%) SQL
10 19 (11.38%) Degree
11 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
12 16 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.58%) Process Improvement
13 15 (8.98%) Business Transformation
13 15 (8.98%) Marketing
13 15 (8.98%) Banking
14 14 (8.38%) Computer Science
14 14 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (7.78%) Six Sigma
15 13 (7.78%) CRM
15 13 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
15 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (7.78%) SAP
16 12 (7.19%) Collaborative Working
16 12 (7.19%) Workforce Optimisation

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 4 (2.40%) CMS
2 3 (1.80%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) Totara
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) InVision
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Silverpop
1 9 (5.39%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) H.323
2 5 (2.99%) VoIP
3 4 (2.40%) Firewall
3 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 4 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.40%) Network Security
3 4 (2.40%) SS7
4 3 (1.80%) AMQP
4 3 (1.80%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.80%) WebEx
5 2 (1.20%) CTI
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) ISDN
5 2 (1.20%) LAN
5 2 (1.20%) PBX
5 2 (1.20%) Skype
5 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) WAN
6 1 (0.60%) DHCP
6 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) MySQL
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon QuickSight
5 3 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.80%) Hazelcast
5 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.80%) Pentaho
5 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
1 3 (1.80%) Gatling
1 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.80%) JMeter
1 3 (1.80%) JUnit
1 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.60%) WiX
General
1 60 (35.93%) Back Office
2 43 (25.75%) Front Office
3 27 (16.17%) Finance
4 23 (13.77%) Telecoms
5 15 (8.98%) Banking
5 15 (8.98%) Marketing
6 11 (6.59%) French Language
6 11 (6.59%) German Language
7 7 (4.19%) Billing
7 7 (4.19%) Retail
8 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.20%) Electronics
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (26.95%) Planning Manager
2 43 (25.75%) Resource Manager
2 43 (25.75%) Resource Planning Manager
3 21 (12.57%) Consultant
4 16 (9.58%) Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) Solutions Consultant
6 12 (7.19%) Administrator
6 12 (7.19%) Developer
7 10 (5.99%) Salesforce Administrator
8 7 (4.19%) Architect
8 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.99%) Business Consultant
9 5 (2.99%) Sales Manager
9 5 (2.99%) Senior Business Consultant
9 5 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (2.99%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.99%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.40%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) AngularJS
1 7 (4.19%) CSS
1 7 (4.19%) HTML
1 7 (4.19%) Web Services
2 6 (3.59%) .NET
3 5 (2.99%) .NET Core
3 5 (2.99%) REST
4 4 (2.40%) SOAP
4 4 (2.40%) Swagger
4 4 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.80%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.80%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.80%) J2EE
5 3 (1.80%) JPA
5 3 (1.80%) jQuery
5 3 (1.80%) Middleware
5 3 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.80%) RESTful
5 3 (1.80%) Spring
5 3 (1.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (39.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.99%) Robotics
5 4 (2.40%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.40%) IVR
5 4 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.40%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.20%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
7 1 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Windows
2 5 (2.99%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) CentOS
4 1 (0.60%) Debian
4 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) VMS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.75%) Mathematics
2 30 (17.96%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.57%) Performance Management
5 19 (11.38%) Analytics
6 16 (9.58%) Process Improvement
6 16 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.98%) Business Transformation
8 13 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.78%) CRM
8 13 (7.78%) Six Sigma
9 12 (7.19%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (7.19%) Workforce Optimisation
10 11 (6.59%) Quality Management
11 10 (5.99%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.79%) Line Management
13 8 (4.79%) Resource Management
13 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.19%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.75%) Erlang
2 19 (11.38%) SQL
3 11 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.79%) C#
5 6 (3.59%) Java
6 3 (1.80%) Java 8
6 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.20%) VB
7 2 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.20%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) CCIE
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) SLA
2 7 (4.19%) QA
3 4 (2.40%) PMO
4 3 (1.80%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Ansible
1 3 (1.80%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.60%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (31.74%) Verint
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) SAP
3 10 (5.99%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.39%) IBM
4 9 (5.39%) NGA Human Resources
4 9 (5.39%) Oracle
5 7 (4.19%) Avaya
6 4 (2.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.80%) Birst
7 3 (1.80%) Genesys
7 3 (1.80%) VMware
8 2 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.20%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.20%) Tableau
9 1 (0.60%) Adobe
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix
9 1 (0.60%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.60%) Remedy
9 1 (0.60%) Siemens