The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Google over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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 Google.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 152 141 173
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs citing Google 58 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.09% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 2.21% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 20
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Google
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2310 2040 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.24% 49.20% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1605 1861
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Google across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Google Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Google
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 Google within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Warwickshire -10 17 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Birmingham -8 13 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Coventry -13 11 £22,000 -16.98% 5
Staffordshire -12 3 £19,000 -41.53% 5
Solihull - 2 £31,316 -
Shropshire -14 1 £19,500 -48.00% 2
Walsall - 1 £19,000 - 1
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Google 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 Google.

1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.32%) .NET
4 28 (28.28%) HTML
5 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 27 (27.27%) Social Media
6 26 (26.26%) Marketing
6 26 (26.26%) CSS
7 25 (25.25%) SQL
7 25 (25.25%) Google Analytics
7 25 (25.25%) Analytics
8 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
8 24 (24.24%) MVC
9 23 (23.23%) Git (software)
10 22 (22.22%) Facebook
10 22 (22.22%) C#
11 21 (21.21%) Linux
11 21 (21.21%) RESTful
12 20 (20.20%) Web Application Development
12 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (20.20%) Windows
13 18 (18.18%) E-Commerce
13 18 (18.18%) Apple
13 18 (18.18%) Apple iOS
13 18 (18.18%) Android
13 18 (18.18%) Degree
14 17 (17.17%) Google Apps
15 16 (16.16%) Node.js
15 16 (16.16%) Content Management
16 15 (15.15%) TDD

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Google 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 Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.16%) Node.js
2 10 (10.10%) CMS
3 7 (7.07%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.06%) SAS
5 4 (4.04%) IIS
6 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.01%) Drupal
7 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Office
2 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.04%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.01%) SPSS
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Google Apps
2 8 (8.08%) GitHub
2 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
4 3 (3.03%) Joyent
4 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.01%) Trello
5 1 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) SSL
1 4 (4.04%) VoIP
2 3 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.05%) QlikView
3 5 (5.05%) MySQL
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.12%) JMeter
2 12 (12.12%) WebDriver
2 12 (12.12%) GoogleTest
2 12 (12.12%) Selenium
3 6 (6.06%) Xcode
4 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (26.26%) Marketing
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Games
3 4 (4.04%) Advertising
3 4 (4.04%) Publishing
3 4 (4.04%) Back Office
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.11%) Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Tester
4 9 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 9 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 9 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
4 9 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 9 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Junior
6 7 (7.07%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (6.06%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Data Scientist
8 5 (5.05%) Programmer
8 5 (5.05%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.32%) .NET
2 28 (28.28%) HTML
3 26 (26.26%) CSS
4 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 21 (21.21%) RESTful
6 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (14.14%) WCF
7 14 (14.14%) Web Services
8 11 (11.11%) HTML5
8 11 (11.11%) jQuery
9 9 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.08%) XML
11 7 (7.07%) LESS
12 6 (6.06%) Android SDK
12 6 (6.06%) Sass
12 6 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.06%) OAuth
12 6 (6.06%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Social Media
2 14 (14.14%) User Experience
2 14 (14.14%) BBC
3 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.07%) Digital Media
5 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.06%) Animation
6 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.04%) W3C
7 3 (3.03%) Copywriting
8 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.02%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 18 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 18 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) Analytics
3 24 (24.24%) MVC
4 20 (20.20%) Web Application Development
5 18 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.16%) Content Management
7 15 (15.15%) BDD
7 15 (15.15%) SEO
7 15 (15.15%) TDD
8 14 (14.14%) OO
8 14 (14.14%) CRM
9 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 12 (12.12%) Automation Testing
10 11 (11.11%) Pay per click
11 9 (9.09%) Change Control
12 8 (8.08%) ERP
13 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
13 7 (7.07%) Supplier Management
13 7 (7.07%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (6.06%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.25%) SQL
3 22 (22.22%) C#
4 14 (14.14%) Ruby
5 12 (12.12%) Groovy
6 10 (10.10%) Objective-C
6 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.10%) PHP
7 8 (8.08%) Java
8 6 (6.06%) MATLAB
8 6 (6.06%) R
8 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.04%) VB
9 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.04%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) COBOL
10 3 (3.03%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) VCP4
3 4 (4.04%) MCP
3 4 (4.04%) MCSE
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.03%) Ansible
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Facebook
2 18 (18.18%) Apple
3 14 (14.14%) Sony
3 14 (14.14%) Yahoo!
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle
5 9 (9.09%) Twitter
6 7 (7.07%) VMware
6 7 (7.07%) IBM
6 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.07%) Lotus
7 4 (4.04%) Adobe
7 4 (4.04%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.02%) Capita
8 2 (2.02%) Sun
8 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
9 1 (1.01%) Citrix
9 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.01%) Omniture
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