Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Open Workbench skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Workbench over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Workbench
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 322 340
Rank change year-on-year +38 +18 -32
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.040% 0.052%
As % of the Applications category 0.58% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
West Midlands median annual salary - £33,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.48% -57.81%
England median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - -14.84% -48.33%

Open Workbench is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 869 1,025 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.37% 10.16% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 586 849 907
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £56,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Open Workbench as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Open Workbench in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Workbench in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Open Workbench in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Shropshire +11 5 - - 2
Open Workbench
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Open Workbench 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Conflict Management
1 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian

Open Workbench
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 3 (60.00%) Conflict Management
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) APMP
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft