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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 878 892
Rank change year-on-year +82 +14  
Permanent jobs citing WFM 69 72 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.069% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.078% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 67
Median salary £37,750 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.17% -29.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £29,420
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £180,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% -26.95%  

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 76853 92098 96421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.34% 88.76% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63221 76512 77821
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WFM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WFM in the UK

WFM
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 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 +87 62 £42,000 -1.17% 8
Yorkshire +27 18 £44,000 -23.47%
West Midlands +31 12 £50,000 +42.85%
North Yorkshire - 12 £55,000 -
York - 12 £55,000 -
North West -17 9 £45,000 -43.75%
London +70 7 £48,500 -27.06% 4
Birmingham +18 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Manchester -27 7 £45,000 -43.75%
Suffolk +29 6 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England +19 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Scotland +15 6 £25,000 -44.44%
Glasgow +15 5 £25,000 -44.44%
West Yorkshire +13 4 £44,500 -25.83%
South East +57 3 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Wakefield - 3 £45,000 -
Stowmarket - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +38 2 £48,000 -43.52%
South West +19 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Northamptonshire +17 2 £36,000 -
East Midlands +9 2 £36,000 +60.00%
Rotherham +8 2 £34,000 +13.33%
South Yorkshire -3 2 £34,000 +13.33%
West Bromwich - 2 £42,500 -
Northampton - 2 £36,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 -
Berkshire +35 1 £25,000 -61.53% 1
Hampshire +25 1 - - 2
Swindon +16 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Wiltshire +15 1 £25,000 -44.44%

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
3 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
5 17 (13.18%) SQL
6 16 (12.40%) Change Management
6 16 (12.40%) Degree
7 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.85%) Process Management
8 13 (10.08%) Web Services
8 13 (10.08%) Windows
8 13 (10.08%) Linux
8 13 (10.08%) Cisco
8 13 (10.08%) SaaS
9 12 (9.30%) Banking
9 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.30%) PBX
9 12 (9.30%) C#
10 11 (8.53%) Java
10 11 (8.53%) IIS
10 11 (8.53%) CRM
11 10 (7.75%) Oracle
11 10 (7.75%) Avaya
11 10 (7.75%) Billing
12 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
12 9 (6.98%) Marketing
12 9 (6.98%) CSS
12 9 (6.98%) HTML
12 9 (6.98%) Verint
12 9 (6.98%) Analytics

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 (8.53%) IIS
2 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.43%) Confluence
4 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.33%) SAS
6 2 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) PBX
2 8 (6.20%) IP Telephony
3 7 (5.43%) ISDN
4 6 (4.65%) VoIP
5 5 (3.88%) LAN
5 5 (3.88%) WAN
6 4 (3.10%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (3.10%) Internet
7 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.55%) CTI
8 2 (1.55%) Wireless
9 1 (0.78%) BGP
9 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.78%) MPLS
9 1 (0.78%) OSPF
9 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.78%) SNMP
9 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
4 2 (1.55%) MySQL
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) JIRA
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.30%) Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Billing
5 9 (6.98%) Marketing
6 8 (6.20%) Retail
7 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Legal
8 3 (2.33%) Back Office
8 3 (2.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (10.08%) Analyst
1 13 (10.08%) Developer
2 12 (9.30%) Support Engineer
2 12 (9.30%) Trainer
3 10 (7.75%) Planning Manager
4 7 (5.43%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (5.43%) Consultant
4 7 (5.43%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (4.65%) Telephony Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) Applications Support
6 5 (3.88%) Architect
6 5 (3.88%) C# Developer
6 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
6 5 (3.88%) Sales Manager
6 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.88%) Software Developer
6 5 (3.88%) Software Support Engineer
7 4 (3.10%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.10%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) Web Services
2 9 (6.98%) CSS
2 9 (6.98%) HTML
3 7 (5.43%) jQuery
4 6 (4.65%) .NET
5 5 (3.88%) NHibernate
6 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.10%) ODBC
6 4 (3.10%) Spring
7 3 (2.33%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (1.55%) HTML5
8 2 (1.55%) JSON
9 1 (0.78%) Mason
9 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.88%) NHS
5 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.55%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.55%) Robotics
7 2 (1.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) CCTV
8 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.08%) Linux
1 13 (10.08%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Windows 2000
3 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.55%) VMS
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.40%) Change Management
2 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.85%) Process Management
3 11 (8.53%) CRM
4 9 (6.98%) Analytics
5 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (6.20%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (6.20%) ITIL
5 8 (6.20%) Planning and Forecasting
5 8 (6.20%) Project Management
5 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
5 8 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (5.43%) Coaching
6 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.43%) Resource Management
6 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
6 7 (5.43%) System Testing
7 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) C#
3 11 (8.53%) Java
4 7 (5.43%) PHP
5 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.88%) VB
7 4 (3.10%) C++
7 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.33%) Perl
8 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) R
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) CCNA
2 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.55%) PMP
4 1 (0.78%) CCDP
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) QA
3 4 (3.10%) PMO
4 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.33%) NDS
1 3 (2.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (6.20%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.10%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 13 (10.08%) Cisco
2 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.75%) Avaya
3 10 (7.75%) Oracle
4 9 (6.98%) Verint
5 8 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.43%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.88%) NICE Systems
7 5 (3.88%) Nortel
8 4 (3.10%) IPFX
8 4 (3.10%) SOTI
9 2 (1.55%) Adobe
9 2 (1.55%) BT
9 2 (1.55%) Remedy
9 2 (1.55%) SAP
10 1 (0.78%) Genesys
10 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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