The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 254 225 241
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Permanent jobs citing French Language 11 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 11
Average salary £47,500 £33,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +51.13%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
French Language
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3140 2419 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.74% 36.15% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2644 1957 2200
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing French Language across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

French Language
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing French Language across the North West region.

French Language Salary Trend in the North West

French Language
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing French Language across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

French Language Salary Histogram in the North West

French Language
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -10 9 £47,500 +72.72%
Manchester -12 2 £21,500 -54.25% 1
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing French Language 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 French Language.

1 10 (71.43%) Spanish Language
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 8 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Cognos
3 8 (57.14%) SAS
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 8 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 8 (57.14%) QlikView
3 8 (57.14%) Big Data
3 8 (57.14%) QA
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) German Language
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing French Language 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 French Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 8 (57.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 8 (57.14%) QlikView
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (71.43%) Spanish Language
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) German Language
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Automotive
5 1 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
5 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
5 1 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Business Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
1 8 (57.14%) Data Integration
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
4 1 (7.14%) B2C
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
1 8 (57.14%) Business Objects
1 8 (57.14%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Google