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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Workbench
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 236 221
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Open Workbench 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.032% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.51% 0.32% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.55% -23.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.55% -33.69%  

Open Workbench is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 529 619 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.37% 10.00% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 415 485 406
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Open Workbench as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Shropshire +15 8 £32,500 +6.55%
Open Workbench
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Change Control
2 8 (88.89%) PMO
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Niku
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Financial Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Change Control
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Niku