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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -
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
768 686 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 16.68% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 649 525 638
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) Electronics
1 9 (100.00%) Automotive
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Requirements Management
2 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Yourdon
2 5 (55.56%) MKS
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) MathWorks
2 5 (55.56%) Simulink
2 5 (55.56%) Stateflow
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) Simulink
1 5 (55.56%) Stateflow
1 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (100.00%) Electronics
1 9 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Physics
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Requirements Management
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Yourdon
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) MathWorks
1 5 (55.56%) MKS