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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 153 159 181
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Google 70 52 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.96% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 1.87% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 22
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
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
2885 2788 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.51% 51.24% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2370 2029
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +3 42 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire 0 6 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Coventry -6 5 £27,500 -5.17%
Worcestershire -4 4 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 55 (52.38%) HTML
2 54 (51.43%) CSS
3 44 (41.90%) Git (software)
4 43 (40.95%) HTML5
5 40 (38.10%) Facebook
6 36 (34.29%) Twitter
6 36 (34.29%) MVC
6 36 (34.29%) SEO
7 33 (31.43%) Analytics
7 33 (31.43%) Android
8 32 (30.48%) Android Development
8 32 (30.48%) Web Services
8 32 (30.48%) E-Commerce
9 26 (24.76%) Java
10 25 (23.81%) Games
10 25 (23.81%) Google Analytics
11 24 (22.86%) Animation
11 24 (22.86%) JSON
11 24 (22.86%) OAuth
11 24 (22.86%) Game Development
11 24 (22.86%) MySQL
12 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (21.90%) Marketing
13 22 (20.95%) Android SDK
13 22 (20.95%) Retail
14 21 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 21 (20.00%) CSS3
14 21 (20.00%) Pay per click
15 20 (19.05%) iOS Development
15 20 (19.05%) Objective-C

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (7.62%) Node.js
2 7 (6.67%) WordPress
2 7 (6.67%) CMS
3 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.90%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.90%) Drupal
4 2 (1.90%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) FastStats
2 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) SPSS
3 2 (1.90%) Stata
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.90%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Google Analytics
2 9 (8.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) GitHub
2 2 (1.90%) Trello
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.90%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.95%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) DNS
2 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) MySQL
2 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.71%) ProClarity
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (41.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.10%) Xcode
3 17 (16.19%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.81%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) JIRA
5 3 (2.86%) JUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Ant
6 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.90%) Hudson
7 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 25 (23.81%) Games
2 23 (21.90%) Marketing
3 22 (20.95%) Retail
4 6 (5.71%) Advertising
5 5 (4.76%) Finance
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (65.71%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) iOS Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Android Developer
4 11 (10.48%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Content Manager
6 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Junior
8 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Business Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (52.38%) HTML
2 54 (51.43%) CSS
3 43 (40.95%) HTML5
4 32 (30.48%) Web Services
5 24 (22.86%) JSON
5 24 (22.86%) OAuth
6 22 (20.95%) Android SDK
7 21 (20.00%) CSS3
8 19 (18.10%) jQuery
9 13 (12.38%) LAMP
10 8 (7.62%) .NET
10 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.62%) WebGL
10 8 (7.62%) RESTful
11 7 (6.67%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.71%) WCF
12 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.76%) Ajax
13 5 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Animation
2 17 (16.19%) Social Media
3 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (10.48%) User Experience
5 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.62%) Economics
5 8 (7.62%) Statistics
6 7 (6.67%) Physics
6 7 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 6 (5.71%) BBC
8 3 (2.86%) Wiki
8 3 (2.86%) Blog
8 3 (2.86%) Social Network
9 2 (1.90%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.95%) Open Source
10 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.95%) New Media
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.95%) RIA
10 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Android
2 21 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.95%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) MVC
1 36 (34.29%) SEO
2 33 (31.43%) Analytics
3 32 (30.48%) Android Development
3 32 (30.48%) E-Commerce
4 24 (22.86%) Game Development
5 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (20.00%) Pay per click
7 20 (19.05%) iOS Development
8 16 (15.24%) TDD
9 13 (12.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (7.62%) MVVM
10 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.62%) Scrum
10 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (6.67%) Time Management
11 7 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (6.67%) Web Development
11 7 (6.67%) Web Analytics
11 7 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) Java
2 20 (19.05%) Objective-C
3 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.19%) PHP
5 12 (11.43%) SQL
6 11 (10.48%) PHP5
7 8 (7.62%) C#
8 7 (6.67%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (38.10%) Facebook
2 36 (34.29%) Twitter
3 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.62%) Apple
5 7 (6.67%) Yahoo!
6 6 (5.71%) Sony
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle
8 3 (2.86%) VMware
9 2 (1.90%) Omniture
9 2 (1.90%) DoubleClick
9 2 (1.90%) JBoss
9 2 (1.90%) IBM
9 2 (1.90%) Lotus
9 2 (1.90%) Adobe
9 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.95%) HP
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco
10 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
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