The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +6.32%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2340 2543 2313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.01% 50.84% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 2088 1915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Reuters
England

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Reuters
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Reuters Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Reuters
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 9 (100.00%) VBScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 9 (100.00%) Front Office
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) ETRM
2 1 (11.11%) SQL

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (88.89%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) Technical Support
2 8 (88.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VBScript
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Bloomberg