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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 129 168 149
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -19
Permanent jobs citing Google 100 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 1.92% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 82 43 35
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
2478 2288 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.34% 46.29% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2045 2012 1663
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 +35 55 £37,500 - 10
Staffordshire +15 25 £30,750 -5.38% 8
Warwickshire -29 10 £33,250 -26.11% 2
Coventry - 6 £36,250 -
Dudley - 2 £25,500 -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (56.56%) HTML
2 120 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (52.94%) CSS
4 99 (44.80%) Web Development
5 96 (43.44%) JavaScript
6 90 (40.72%) Git (software)
7 86 (38.91%) E-Commerce
8 85 (38.46%) Analytics
9 84 (38.01%) Google Analytics
10 82 (37.10%) jQuery
11 75 (33.94%) SEO
12 70 (31.67%) PHP
13 68 (30.77%) XML
14 66 (29.86%) MySQL
14 66 (29.86%) REST
15 64 (28.96%) Magento
15 64 (28.96%) Open Source
15 64 (28.96%) SQL Server
16 63 (28.51%) Zend
17 62 (28.05%) Linux
17 62 (28.05%) OO
17 62 (28.05%) Apache
17 62 (28.05%) LAMP
17 62 (28.05%) nginx
17 62 (28.05%) LEMP Stack
18 61 (27.60%) Symfony
18 61 (27.60%) JSON
19 60 (27.15%) Web Services
20 59 (26.70%) C#
21 55 (24.89%) Scrum

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (28.05%) Apache
1 62 (28.05%) nginx
2 28 (12.67%) CMS
2 28 (12.67%) Node.js
3 19 (8.60%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.62%) WordPress
5 7 (3.17%) Confluence
6 5 (2.26%) Drupal
6 5 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.90%) IIS
8 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.90%) CATIA
2 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 64 (28.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.90%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 84 (38.01%) Google Analytics
2 34 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (14.48%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (14.48%) CloudFront
4 15 (6.79%) Google Apps
5 10 (4.52%) AdWords
6 6 (2.71%) Office 365
7 5 (2.26%) SaaS
8 4 (1.81%) Google Drive
9 3 (1.36%) IaaS
10 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.90%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.84%) Internet
2 10 (4.52%) Firewall
3 9 (4.07%) DNS
4 2 (0.90%) VoIP
4 2 (0.90%) VPN
4 2 (0.90%) WebEx
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.86%) MySQL
2 64 (28.96%) SQL Server
3 34 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 34 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.07%) Pentaho
7 5 (2.26%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 90 (40.72%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.52%) Vagrant
3 9 (4.07%) JIRA
4 6 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.26%) Subversion
6 2 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.45%) Phing
7 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (20.81%) Marketing
2 25 (11.31%) Retail
3 12 (5.43%) Games
4 9 (4.07%) Finance
5 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) Automotive
7 3 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (1.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (44.80%) Developer
2 45 (20.36%) .NET Developer
3 37 (16.74%) PHP Developer
4 35 (15.84%) Web Developer
5 34 (15.38%) Social Media Developer
6 31 (14.03%) PHP Web Developer
7 24 (10.86%) Magento Developer
7 24 (10.86%) PHP Magento Developer
8 19 (8.60%) Development Manager
8 19 (8.60%) Online Merchandiser
9 18 (8.14%) SQL Developer
10 16 (7.24%) Web Manager
11 14 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (6.33%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.33%) E-Commerce Manager
11 14 (6.33%) Web Development Manager
12 13 (5.88%) Analyst
12 13 (5.88%) PHP Development Manager
13 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Developer
14 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (56.56%) HTML
2 117 (52.94%) CSS
3 82 (37.10%) jQuery
4 68 (30.77%) XML
5 66 (29.86%) REST
6 62 (28.05%) LAMP
6 62 (28.05%) LEMP Stack
7 61 (27.60%) JSON
7 61 (27.60%) Symfony
8 60 (27.15%) Web Services
9 53 (23.98%) .NET
10 50 (22.62%) ASP.NET
11 48 (21.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (20.81%) RESTful
13 35 (15.84%) SOAP
14 31 (14.03%) Zend Framework
15 24 (10.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 24 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (10.86%) HTML5
15 24 (10.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.55%) Social Media
2 34 (15.38%) BBC
3 14 (6.33%) User Experience
4 13 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.71%) EPoS
6 6 (2.71%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.71%) Statistics
7 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.26%) Economics
7 5 (2.26%) Mobile Games
8 4 (1.81%) W3C
9 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.05%) Linux
2 38 (17.19%) Ubuntu
3 29 (13.12%) Debian
4 8 (3.62%) Unix
4 8 (3.62%) Windows
5 7 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.36%) Android
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (44.80%) Web Development
3 86 (38.91%) E-Commerce
4 85 (38.46%) Analytics
5 75 (33.94%) SEO
6 64 (28.96%) Open Source
7 62 (28.05%) OO
8 55 (24.89%) Scrum
9 53 (23.98%) Performance Optimisation
10 51 (23.08%) MVC
11 36 (16.29%) Web Application Development
12 32 (14.48%) Coaching
12 32 (14.48%) Line Management
13 29 (13.12%) DevOps
13 29 (13.12%) OOD
14 26 (11.76%) TDD
15 25 (11.31%) Software Testing
16 24 (10.86%) BDD
17 23 (10.41%) Database Optimisation
17 23 (10.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (43.44%) JavaScript
2 70 (31.67%) PHP
3 59 (26.70%) C#
4 39 (17.65%) SQL
5 30 (13.57%) PHP 5
5 30 (13.57%) Ruby
6 13 (5.88%) Java
7 11 (4.98%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.07%) Python
8 9 (4.07%) VB
9 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) HND
3 2 (0.90%) ISEB
3 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MCITP
4 1 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.07%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (28.51%) Zend
2 36 (16.29%) Facebook
3 35 (15.84%) Apple
4 34 (15.38%) Sony
4 34 (15.38%) Yahoo!
5 32 (14.48%) New Relic
6 24 (10.86%) Oracle
7 21 (9.50%) IBM
8 19 (8.60%) ATG
8 19 (8.60%) hybris
9 15 (6.79%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.07%) Jaspersoft
10 9 (4.07%) Tableau
11 6 (2.71%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.71%) Twitter
12 3 (1.36%) Omniture
13 2 (0.90%) Adobe
13 2 (0.90%) OpenText
13 2 (0.90%) RedDot
13 2 (0.90%) VMware
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