The table below looks at the statistics for TargetLink skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TargetLink over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank 218 199 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.093% -
As % of the Applications category 0.11% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
TargetLink
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
913 890 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.54% 16.53% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 731 714 750
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

TargetLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TargetLink Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TargetLink
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

TargetLink Salary Trend in the West Midlands

TargetLink
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 TargetLink within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham - 1 £36,000 -
TargetLink
England

TargetLink
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt