The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 233 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Permanent jobs citing French Language 13 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.53% 1.61% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2453 2241 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.53% 36.77% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1933 1723 1723
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

French Language
Salary Trend in the South West

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

French Language Salary Trend in the South West

French Language
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing French Language across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

French Language Salary Histogram in the South West

French Language
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Bristol -37 11 £37,500 +5.63%
Cornwall - 2 £32,500 -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
3 17 (73.91%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Java
5 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
5 11 (47.83%) JBoss
5 11 (47.83%) Eclipse
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (47.83%) Problem Management
5 11 (47.83%) GWT
5 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Eclipse RCP
5 11 (47.83%) Banking
5 11 (47.83%) Spring
5 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
6 9 (39.13%) Google
6 9 (39.13%) Maven
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
6 9 (39.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (39.13%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (39.13%) OSGi

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
1 11 (47.83%) JBoss
1 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (39.13%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ADSL
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Extranet
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Eclipse
1 11 (47.83%) Eclipse RCP
2 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) Maven
2 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (39.13%) Ant
2 9 (39.13%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Toad
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (17.39%) German Language
3 4 (17.39%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Reporting Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Spring
1 11 (47.83%) GWT
2 9 (39.13%) OSGi
2 9 (39.13%) J2EE
2 9 (39.13%) JSP
2 9 (39.13%) Servlets
2 9 (39.13%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) XSLT
2 9 (39.13%) JMS
2 9 (39.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) SWT
4 2 (8.70%) MyBatis
4 2 (8.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (39.13%) SWIFT
2 9 (39.13%) Client/Server
2 9 (39.13%) N-Tier
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.04%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
1 11 (47.83%) Problem Management
1 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 9 (39.13%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Google
3 6 (26.09%) Sybase
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) BEA
5 3 (13.04%) Cognos
5 3 (13.04%) Lotus
5 3 (13.04%) Sage
6 2 (8.70%) StreamServe
6 2 (8.70%) Polycom
7 1 (4.35%) Motorola