The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 207 203 182
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing French Language 1 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.037% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.052% 0.089% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £95,000 £47,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +63.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1929 2246 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.91% 41.22% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1802 1434
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 West Midlands

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

French Language
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

French Language Salary Trend in the West Midlands

French Language
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham - 1 £95,000 -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) MS Access
2 8 (72.73%) Project Planning
3 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) C
4 3 (27.27%) German Language
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) OLAP
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (18.18%) GIS
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Economics

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (18.18%) OLAP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Credit Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Planning
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) SAP