The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 234 204
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30  
Permanent jobs citing French Language 14 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.82% 0.35% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 7
Median salary £20,585 £26,099 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.12% -49.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,225 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £47,500 £75,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1709 2295 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.18% 37.37% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1778 1423
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

French Language
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for French Language in the West Midlands

French Language
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for French Language in the West Midlands

French Language
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 10 £19,210 -26.67%
Staffordshire - 2 £30,500 -
Coventry +13 1 £55,500 +146.66%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for French Language.

1 13 (76.47%) German Language
2 9 (52.94%) Spanish Language
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
5 4 (23.53%) SAP MM
5 4 (23.53%) Danish Language
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) SAP Retail
5 4 (23.53%) Swedish Language
5 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (23.53%) SAP HANA
5 4 (23.53%) SAP CAR
5 4 (23.53%) SAP POS DM
6 3 (17.65%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) Dutch Language
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP CAR
1 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
1 4 (23.53%) SAP MM
1 4 (23.53%) SAP POS DM
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Retail
1 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) ISDN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SAP HANA
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (76.47%) German Language
2 9 (52.94%) Spanish Language
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Danish Language
4 4 (23.53%) Swedish Language
5 3 (17.65%) Dutch Language
5 3 (17.65%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) Polish Language
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Finnish Language
7 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (5.88%) Japanese Language
7 1 (5.88%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.88%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (5.88%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Junior
2 7 (41.18%) Junior Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Service Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Junior SAP Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Solutions Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) EPoS
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Mitel
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus