Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1005 1160
Rank change year-on-year -72 +155 -29
Permanent jobs citing WFM 120 159 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.094% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.10% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 84 114 111
UK median annual salary £33,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.76% -15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,750 £58,375 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -16.67% +5.88%

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 156,079 152,958 180,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.52% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,673 125,376 150,299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -45 108 £38,000 -10.59% 20
UK excluding London -46 103 £32,500 -13.33% 16
North of England -33 34 £31,000 -27.06% 4
North West +21 31 £24,523 -45.51% 4
Midlands +15 24 £32,500 -35.00% 6
South East -1 19 £57,500 +27.78% 4
London -6 16 £90,000 +62.90% 5
East Midlands +16 14 £32,500 -9.72% 1
West Midlands +3 10 £24,000 -52.00% 5
South West -29 9 £47,500 +74.31% 1
East of England -7 6 £38,000 +1.33%
Scotland -40 6 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Wales - 5 £25,700 -
Yorkshire -6 3 £32,500 -23.53%

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (30.00%) Finance
3 27 (22.50%) Telecoms
4 26 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 23 (19.17%) Windows
6 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
7 19 (15.83%) Decision-Making
8 16 (13.33%) CRM
8 16 (13.33%) Linux
8 16 (13.33%) Degree
9 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 15 (12.50%) Analytics
10 14 (11.67%) Java
10 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (11.67%) SLA
11 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.00%) Web Services
12 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (9.17%) Wireless
13 11 (9.17%) TDD
13 11 (9.17%) Retail
13 11 (9.17%) Marketing
14 10 (8.33%) Problem Management
14 10 (8.33%) Performance Management
14 10 (8.33%) Project Management
14 10 (8.33%) PBX
14 10 (8.33%) 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 5 (4.17%) Apache
1 5 (4.17%) GlassFish
1 5 (4.17%) JBoss
1 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.33%) CMS
3 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.67%) Totara
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) ResourceLink
1 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.83%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (5.00%) SaaS
3 3 (2.50%) AdWords
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.67%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) Boomi
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Wireless
2 10 (8.33%) PBX
2 10 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 10 (8.33%) VoIP
3 9 (7.50%) LAN
4 7 (5.83%) AMQP
5 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.17%) CTI
6 5 (4.17%) WAN
7 4 (3.33%) DHCP
7 4 (3.33%) DNS
7 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.33%) Firewall
7 4 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.33%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.33%) MPLS
7 4 (3.33%) Network Security
7 4 (3.33%) SSL
7 4 (3.33%) VPN
7 4 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.83%) MySQL
4 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.50%) Amazon QuickSight
5 3 (2.50%) Hazelcast
5 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.50%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.67%) MS Access
6 2 (1.67%) Power BI
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) JUnit
2 5 (4.17%) PROIV
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.50%) Gatling
4 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.50%) JMeter
4 3 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 27 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.17%) Marketing
3 11 (9.17%) Retail
4 7 (5.83%) Billing
4 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.17%) Back Office
6 4 (3.33%) Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Electronics
6 4 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Law
8 2 (1.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Architect
4 9 (7.50%) Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Telecoms Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Business Manager
8 5 (4.17%) DBA
8 5 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (4.17%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) Web Services
2 7 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (5.83%) RESTful
2 7 (5.83%) Spring
3 6 (5.00%) .NET
3 6 (5.00%) SOAP
4 5 (4.17%) J2EE
5 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.33%) Laravel
5 4 (3.33%) Symfony
6 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.50%) CSS
6 3 (2.50%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.50%) HTML
6 3 (2.50%) JPA
6 3 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (2.50%) XML
7 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.50%) IVR
6 3 (2.50%) Social Media
7 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.67%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.67%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Robotics
8 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.17%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.17%) Unix
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Debian
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (15.83%) Decision-Making
3 16 (13.33%) CRM
4 15 (12.50%) Analytics
5 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.17%) TDD
8 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 10 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.33%) Project Management
9 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.50%) Validation
10 8 (6.67%) Change Management
10 8 (6.67%) ITIL V3
10 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.67%) Service Management
10 8 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (11.67%) Java
3 7 (5.83%) Java 8
3 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.17%) Erlang
4 5 (4.17%) VBA
5 4 (3.33%) C#
5 4 (3.33%) PHP
5 4 (3.33%) R
5 4 (3.33%) VB
6 3 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.17%) MCDBA
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) SLA
2 7 (5.83%) GDPR
3 3 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Ansible
1 3 (2.50%) Terraform
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Cisco
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle
3 7 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.83%) SAP
4 6 (5.00%) Capita
5 5 (4.17%) NGA Human Resources
5 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.33%) F5
6 4 (3.33%) Google
6 4 (3.33%) Infoblox
7 3 (2.50%) Birst
7 3 (2.50%) Samsung
7 3 (2.50%) Twitter
8 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 2 (1.67%) Infor
9 1 (0.83%) Cognos
9 1 (0.83%) Kronos
9 1 (0.83%) Teradata