The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
French Language
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 114 128 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24  
Permanent jobs citing French Language 10 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.26% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.36% 0.67% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Median salary £19,210 £26,198 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% -65.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.94% -6.20%  

French Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 735 898 602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 40.14% 38.20% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 571 678 475
Median salary £40,000 £43,987 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.06% -7.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing French Language as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in Birmingham

French Language
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing French Language in Birmingham.

Salary trend for French Language in Birmingham

French Language
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing French Language in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for French Language in Birmingham

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for French Language.

1 8 (80.00%) German Language
1 8 (80.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (40.00%) Danish Language
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Swedish Language
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (10.00%) Finnish Language
5 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
5 1 (10.00%) Japanese Language
5 1 (10.00%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (10.00%) Polish Language
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) German Language
1 8 (80.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (40.00%) Danish Language
2 4 (40.00%) Swedish Language
3 3 (30.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Finnish Language
4 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (10.00%) Japanese Language
4 1 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (10.00%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (10.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 3 (30.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus