Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1058 1076 1138
Rank change year-on-year +18 +62 +31
Permanent jobs citing WFM 134 137 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.074% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.083% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 95 110 130
UK median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,050 £22,225 £28,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% -10.00%

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 161594 165322 191692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.43% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 128097 137067 158609
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WFM in the UK

WFM
Top 13 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 11 December 2017. 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 +29 123 £50,000 +42.86% 5
UK excluding London -31 69 £40,000 +14.29% 5
London +27 59 £52,500 +20.00% 1
South East +41 27 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North of England -19 17 £27,500 -19.12% 1
North West -9 16 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Midlands +10 9 £48,500 +57.72% 1
West Midlands +11 8 £48,500 +35.66% 1
South West +2 8 £30,000 +13.21% 1
Scotland -20 5 £30,500 -44.55% 1
East of England -3 3 £38,000 +8.57%
East Midlands +24 1 £25,000 -5.66%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 30 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.66%) SQL
3 24 (17.91%) ERP
4 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (14.93%) SaaS
6 19 (14.18%) Retail
7 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (13.43%) Telecoms
7 18 (13.43%) Finance
8 17 (12.69%) Java
8 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (11.94%) Oracle
10 15 (11.19%) MySQL
10 15 (11.19%) Web Services
10 15 (11.19%) CRM
10 15 (11.19%) High Availability
11 14 (10.45%) TDD
11 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (10.45%) Presales
11 14 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (9.70%) Linux
12 13 (9.70%) HTML
12 13 (9.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (9.70%) Marketing
13 12 (8.96%) Spring
13 12 (8.96%) RESTful
13 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
14 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (8.21%) Windows

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 (5.97%) Apache
2 7 (5.22%) GlassFish
2 7 (5.22%) JBoss
2 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.73%) Mule
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) ResourceLink
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.75%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.93%) SaaS
2 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.46%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.73%) GitHub
4 5 (3.73%) Taleo
5 4 (2.99%) Silverpop
6 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.49%) Heroku
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) AMQP
2 8 (5.97%) Unified Communications
3 7 (5.22%) WebEx
4 6 (4.48%) H.323
4 6 (4.48%) Telepresence
5 5 (3.73%) HTTP
5 5 (3.73%) HTTPS
5 5 (3.73%) LDAP
5 5 (3.73%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.73%) VoIP
6 4 (2.99%) Broadband
7 3 (2.24%) ISDN
8 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.49%) PBX
8 2 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) MySQL
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.49%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.49%) MS Access
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.49%) Redis
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.46%) JUnit
2 7 (5.22%) PROIV
3 5 (3.73%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.73%) GitLab
4 4 (2.99%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.24%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) Capybara
6 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.49%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.49%) Protractor
6 2 (1.49%) RSpec
6 2 (1.49%) webpack
7 1 (0.75%) Codeception
7 1 (0.75%) PuPHPet
7 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (14.18%) Retail
2 18 (13.43%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.70%) Marketing
4 9 (6.72%) German Language
5 7 (5.22%) Billing
5 7 (5.22%) Dutch Language
6 4 (2.99%) Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Games
7 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.49%) Back Office
8 2 (1.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (18.66%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) Senior Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Analyst
4 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
6 8 (5.97%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.22%) Trainer
8 6 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Presales Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Project Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Resource Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Resource Planning Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) Web Services
2 13 (9.70%) HTML
3 12 (8.96%) RESTful
3 12 (8.96%) Spring
4 10 (7.46%) CSS
4 10 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.22%) JSON
5 7 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (4.48%) CSS3
6 6 (4.48%) XMPP
7 5 (3.73%) HTML5
7 5 (3.73%) SAML
8 4 (2.99%) .NET
8 4 (2.99%) Laravel
8 4 (2.99%) Node.js
9 3 (2.24%) Symfony
10 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.49%) jQuery
10 2 (1.49%) Middleware
10 2 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.97%) User Experience
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) IVR
8 1 (0.75%) BBC
8 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.70%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Windows
3 9 (6.72%) VMS
4 7 (5.22%) Unix
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.73%) AIX
5 5 (3.73%) Solaris
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) ERP
2 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.19%) CRM
3 15 (11.19%) High Availability
4 14 (10.45%) Presales
4 14 (10.45%) TDD
5 13 (9.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.97%) Planning and Forecasting
9 8 (5.97%) Project Management
9 8 (5.97%) Time Management
10 7 (5.22%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.22%) E-Procurement
10 7 (5.22%) Human Resource Management
10 7 (5.22%) Workforce Optimisation
11 6 (4.48%) Break/Fix
11 6 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.66%) SQL
2 17 (12.69%) Java
2 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.22%) Ruby
4 5 (3.73%) PHP
4 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.24%) C#
6 2 (1.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) CCNP
2 6 (4.48%) CCNP Voice
2 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.49%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (4.48%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.94%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) Verint
4 10 (7.46%) Cisco
5 7 (5.22%) NGA Human Resources
6 6 (4.48%) Polycom
6 6 (4.48%) Zeacom
7 5 (3.73%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (3.73%) New Relic
7 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.99%) IBM
8 4 (2.99%) SAP
9 3 (2.24%) Cognos
9 3 (2.24%) IPFX
10 2 (1.49%) Anaplan
10 2 (1.49%) Capita
10 2 (1.49%) Genesys
10 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.75%) Aareon
11 1 (0.75%) Teradata