Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Work Breakdown Structure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Work Breakdown Structure over the 6 months to 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 961 768 1030
Rank change year-on-year -193 +262 +54
Permanent jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure 34 19 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.031% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 55
10th Percentile £44,850 £33,250 "
25th Percentile £55,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £62,438 £65,625
90th Percentile £85,500 £69,000 £71,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.56% -18.18% +19.57%

Work Breakdown Structure 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 106,522 61,841 132,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.78% 92.80% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72,614 50,058 105,803
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Work Breakdown Structure
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Work Breakdown Structure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Work Breakdown Structure in the UK

Work Breakdown Structure
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure.

Salary trend for Work Breakdown Structure in the UK

Work Breakdown Structure
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Work Breakdown Structure in the UK

Work Breakdown Structure
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure within the UK over the 6 months to 4 August 2021. 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 -194 27 £60,000 +14.29% 17
UK excluding London -148 21 £52,000 +15.56% 14
South East -87 10 £39,750 -29.33% 6
South West -56 9 - - 2
London -138 6 £75,000 +22.45% 4
Midlands - 2 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £57,500 - 2
Work from Home - 2 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, IT jobs citing Work Breakdown Structure 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 Work Breakdown Structure.

1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) Degree
3 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (35.29%) Project Delivery
4 12 (35.29%) Social Skills
4 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 11 (32.35%) Project Planning
6 9 (26.47%) QA
6 9 (26.47%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) SAP
7 8 (23.53%) Change Control
7 8 (23.53%) Presales
8 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
9 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
10 5 (14.71%) Biostatistics
10 5 (14.71%) Life Science
10 5 (14.71%) Statistics
10 5 (14.71%) Facebook
10 5 (14.71%) mHealth
10 5 (14.71%) Electronics
10 5 (14.71%) Data Security
10 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence

Work Breakdown Structure
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 2 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
1 3 (8.82%) Primavera
1 3 (8.82%) SAP HR
1 3 (8.82%) SAP MM
1 3 (8.82%) SAP PM
1 3 (8.82%) SAP PS
1 3 (8.82%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (8.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Azure
1 3 (8.82%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.88%) Force.com
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Power BI
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (35.29%) Social Skills
4 5 (14.71%) Electronics
4 5 (14.71%) Wearables
5 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
5 3 (8.82%) Avionics
5 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.82%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 2 (5.88%) Retail
6 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.94%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.65%) IT Manager
4 6 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Senior IT Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Data Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Managing Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Project Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Requirements Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) SAP PS Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) jQuery
1 3 (8.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Life Science
1 5 (14.71%) mHealth
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 14 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (35.29%) Project Delivery
3 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Project Planning
5 9 (26.47%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Change Control
6 8 (23.53%) Presales
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
8 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
8 5 (14.71%) B2B
8 5 (14.71%) B2C
8 5 (14.71%) Biostatistics
8 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Contract Management
8 5 (14.71%) Data Security
8 5 (14.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PHP
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
1 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) Master's Degree
5 3 (8.82%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (5.88%) CISM
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) HNC
7 1 (2.94%) HND
7 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Facebook
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) YouTube
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) CA