Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1061 1059 1149
Rank change year-on-year -2 +90 +4
Permanent jobs citing WFM 133 119 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.068% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.076% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 141
UK median annual salary £46,250 £35,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.37% -28.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,325 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.61% -26.67% -18.18%

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 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +2 122 £47,500 +35.71% 16
UK excluding London +8 95 £36,500 +10.61% 16
London +18 32 £55,000 - 2
South East +31 31 £48,750 +39.29% 4
North of England -15 24 £24,523 -27.87% 4
North West -7 23 £24,523 -5.68% 3
Midlands +4 16 £32,500 - 5
South West +1 13 £45,000 +66.67%
West Midlands +11 11 £29,000 -10.77% 4
East of England - 6 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands +23 5 £32,500 +0.78% 1
Scotland -35 4 £30,500 -41.90% 2
North East - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £49,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (21.05%) SQL
3 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.05%) Telecoms
5 22 (16.54%) SQL Server
6 21 (15.79%) Windows
7 19 (14.29%) CRM
7 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (13.53%) Linux
8 18 (13.53%) Oracle
8 18 (13.53%) ERP
9 17 (12.78%) Java
9 17 (12.78%) Finance
10 16 (12.03%) Retail
10 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (12.03%) SaaS
11 15 (11.28%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (9.77%) High Availability
12 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (9.77%) Marketing
12 13 (9.77%) Web Services
12 13 (9.77%) SLA
13 12 (9.02%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (9.02%) Project Management
13 12 (9.02%) Degree
13 12 (9.02%) Test Automation
14 11 (8.27%) Computer Science
14 11 (8.27%) TDD
14 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
14 11 (8.27%) VoIP

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 10 (7.52%) Apache
1 10 (7.52%) GlassFish
1 10 (7.52%) JBoss
1 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.76%) Mule
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.52%) ResourceLink
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (3.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.75%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.75%) Maximo
4 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (12.03%) SaaS
2 8 (6.02%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (3.76%) Silverpop
3 5 (3.76%) Taleo
4 4 (3.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Heroku
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) VoIP
2 9 (6.77%) PBX
3 8 (6.02%) AMQP
3 8 (6.02%) Unified Communications
4 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.76%) HTTP
5 5 (3.76%) HTTPS
5 5 (3.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.76%) Wireless
6 4 (3.01%) Broadband
7 3 (2.26%) ISDN
8 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.50%) Internet
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.75%) CTI
9 1 (0.75%) PSTN
9 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.27%) MySQL
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.50%) Power BI
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) PROIV
2 8 (6.02%) JUnit
3 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.01%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.01%) GitLab
5 3 (2.26%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.50%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.50%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.50%) Protractor
6 2 (1.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Capybara
7 1 (0.75%) RSpec
General
1 24 (18.05%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 16 (12.03%) Retail
4 13 (9.77%) Marketing
5 9 (6.77%) Billing
6 4 (3.01%) Games
7 2 (1.50%) Electronics
7 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (17.29%) Analyst
2 19 (14.29%) Developer
3 12 (9.02%) Consultant
4 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Architect
6 8 (6.02%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Software Support Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Support
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) DBA
9 5 (3.76%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) Web Services
2 10 (7.52%) RESTful
2 10 (7.52%) Spring
3 8 (6.02%) HTML
3 8 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (4.51%) CSS
4 6 (4.51%) JSON
5 5 (3.76%) LDAP
5 5 (3.76%) SAML
6 4 (3.01%) .NET
6 4 (3.01%) CSS3
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.26%) Laravel
7 3 (2.26%) Symfony
7 3 (2.26%) XML
8 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.50%) HTML5
8 2 (1.50%) jQuery
8 2 (1.50%) Middleware
8 2 (1.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.28%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.26%) User Experience
5 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.01%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.50%) IVR
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Robotics
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
2 18 (13.53%) Linux
3 10 (7.52%) Unix
3 10 (7.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.76%) AIX
4 5 (3.76%) Solaris
4 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (14.29%) CRM
2 18 (13.53%) ERP
3 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (9.77%) High Availability
4 12 (9.02%) Project Management
4 12 (9.02%) Test Automation
5 11 (8.27%) TDD
6 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.77%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.02%) Change Management
8 8 (6.02%) ITIL
8 8 (6.02%) Performance Management
8 8 (6.02%) Presales
8 8 (6.02%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.02%) Validation
9 7 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.26%) Planning and Forecasting
9 7 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) SQL
2 17 (12.78%) Java
3 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.76%) VBA
5 4 (3.01%) PHP
5 4 (3.01%) R
5 4 (3.01%) Ruby
6 3 (2.26%) C++
7 2 (1.50%) C#
7 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) MCDBA
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.26%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) CCNP
4 1 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.76%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle
3 12 (9.02%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (7.52%) NGA Human Resources
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
5 5 (3.76%) Jaspersoft
5 5 (3.76%) New Relic
5 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco
7 3 (2.26%) Capita
7 3 (2.26%) IPFX
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Verint
8 2 (1.50%) Anaplan
8 2 (1.50%) Genesys
9 1 (0.75%) Aareon
9 1 (0.75%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.75%) IFS