The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +55.73%
Reuters
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1269 1176 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.89% 55.60% 56.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1067 761
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Reuters
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Birmingham region.

Reuters Salary Trend in Birmingham

Reuters
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Reuters also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reuters.

1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ETRM

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Reuters also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg