Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Management (WFM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 328 305
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 +3
Permanent jobs citing WFM 6 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.059% 0.080% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.089% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 21
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.57% -11.39% -28.83%
10th Percentile £46,450 £23,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £35,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year +39.86% -27.04% -4.39%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8975 10081 9567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.89% 89.13% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7261 7878 7887
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the West Midlands

WFM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WFM in the West Midlands

WFM
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 WFM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham +16 3 £48,500 +32.88%
Coventry - 2 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WFM.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) AMQP
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

WFM
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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) People Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Capita
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft