Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1038 1041 1136
Rank change year-on-year +3 +95 -8
Permanent jobs citing WFM 131 155 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.088% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.096% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 99 113 109
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £22,050 £25,000 £23,900
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +38 110 £47,500 +5.56% 16
UK excluding London +4 100 £45,000 +20.00% 10
South West +31 27 £47,500 +90.00% 3
London +9 24 £80,000 +52.38% 6
North of England +8 24 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Midlands +29 23 £35,000 -30.00% 4
North West -8 18 £31,000 -11.43% 3
West Midlands +30 14 £35,000 -30.00% 2
South East -18 11 £57,500 +27.78%
Scotland -10 10 £33,250 +33.00%
East Midlands +8 9 £45,000 +52.54% 2
Yorkshire +33 6 £32,500 -26.14%
Wales - 4 £25,475 -
East of England +23 1 £65,000 +73.33%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 46 (35.11%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (28.24%) Finance
3 33 (25.19%) Back Office
3 33 (25.19%) SQL
4 29 (22.14%) Capita
4 29 (22.14%) Verint
5 27 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (20.61%) Erlang
6 23 (17.56%) Mathematics
6 23 (17.56%) Front Office
7 21 (16.03%) Telecoms
8 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (13.74%) Analytics
9 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
11 15 (11.45%) SAP
11 15 (11.45%) Web Services
11 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (9.92%) Marketing
13 13 (9.92%) Windows
13 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
14 12 (9.16%) JavaScript
14 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (9.16%) Retail
15 11 (8.40%) Degree
15 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (8.40%) Service Management
15 11 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (7.63%) Manufacturing

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 8 (6.11%) CMS
2 6 (4.58%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.53%) Totara
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) InVision
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.34%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (4.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (3.82%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.05%) SaaS
5 3 (2.29%) AdWords
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (1.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Boomi
7 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) LAN
2 8 (6.11%) Firewall
2 8 (6.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (6.11%) Network Security
3 7 (5.34%) AMQP
4 6 (4.58%) WAN
4 6 (4.58%) Wireless
5 5 (3.82%) H.323
5 5 (3.82%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (3.05%) Converged Networks
6 4 (3.05%) CTI
6 4 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (3.05%) Internet
6 4 (3.05%) MPLS
6 4 (3.05%) SS7
6 4 (3.05%) VoIP
6 4 (3.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) MySQL
3 7 (5.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.58%) Amazon QuickSight
4 6 (4.58%) Hazelcast
4 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.58%) Pentaho
5 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) Big Data
7 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.53%) MS Access
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JUnit
2 6 (4.58%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.58%) Gatling
2 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.58%) JMeter
2 6 (4.58%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.53%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (28.24%) Finance
2 33 (25.19%) Back Office
3 23 (17.56%) Front Office
4 21 (16.03%) Telecoms
5 13 (9.92%) Marketing
6 12 (9.16%) Retail
7 10 (7.63%) Manufacturing
8 8 (6.11%) Banking
9 6 (4.58%) Billing
9 6 (4.58%) Electronics
10 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
11 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
11 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 3 (2.29%) Law
12 2 (1.53%) Advertising
12 2 (1.53%) Automotive
13 1 (0.76%) French Language
13 1 (0.76%) Games
13 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (21.37%) Planning Manager
2 23 (17.56%) Resource Manager
2 23 (17.56%) Resource Planning Manager
3 19 (14.50%) Analyst
4 15 (11.45%) Developer
5 13 (9.92%) Consultant
6 11 (8.40%) Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) AWS Developer
8 6 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.58%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) Web Services
2 8 (6.11%) J2EE
2 8 (6.11%) SOAP
3 7 (5.34%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (5.34%) RESTful
3 7 (5.34%) Spring
4 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.58%) CSS
4 6 (4.58%) Gherkin
4 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
4 6 (4.58%) HTML
4 6 (4.58%) JPA
4 6 (4.58%) Middleware
5 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.82%) XML
6 3 (2.29%) WebRTC
7 2 (1.53%) Laravel
7 2 (1.53%) REST
7 2 (1.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.82%) IVR
5 5 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.05%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Online Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (2.29%) Learning Management System
7 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.29%) Social Media
8 2 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.53%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Debian
5 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.76%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) VMS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (17.56%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Analytics
4 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (8.40%) Service Management
7 10 (7.63%) CRM
8 9 (6.87%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.87%) Performance Management
8 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.87%) Statistics
8 9 (6.87%) TDD
9 8 (6.11%) High Availability
9 8 (6.11%) Process Improvement
10 7 (5.34%) Business Analytics
10 7 (5.34%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.58%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.19%) SQL
2 27 (20.61%) Erlang
3 12 (9.16%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.63%) Java
5 7 (5.34%) Java 8
6 6 (4.58%) C#
6 6 (4.58%) VB
7 2 (1.53%) C
7 2 (1.53%) PHP
7 2 (1.53%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.76%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) Ansible
1 6 (4.58%) Terraform
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Capita
1 29 (22.14%) Verint
2 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.45%) SAP
4 9 (6.87%) Cisco
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle
6 6 (4.58%) Avaya
6 6 (4.58%) Birst
7 4 (3.05%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.05%) F5
7 4 (3.05%) Google
7 4 (3.05%) Infoblox
7 4 (3.05%) NGA Human Resources
8 3 (2.29%) Genesys
8 3 (2.29%) Samsung
8 3 (2.29%) Twitter
9 2 (1.53%) Infor
9 2 (1.53%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.53%) Tableau
9 2 (1.53%) Teradata