Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Google.

Google
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 133 132
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1 +96
Permanent jobs citing Google 284 214 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.89% 2.10% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 4.60% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 265 220 197
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,828 4,653 4,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.16% 45.63% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,590 3,503 4,080
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,775
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Google in the West Midlands

Google
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 Google within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +17 51 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Staffordshire +2 46 £30,250 -24.38% 7
Coventry +12 41 £29,000 -49.57% 9
Birmingham +15 36 £30,000 -25.00% 13
Warwickshire +4 36 £30,750 -16.89% 7
Herefordshire +24 19 £42,500 - 3
Solihull +5 14 £40,000 +6.67%
Worcestershire +12 12 £23,000 -54.00% 1
Google
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Google.

1 105 (36.97%) HTML
2 103 (36.27%) Analytics
3 94 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 87 (30.63%) CSS
5 81 (28.52%) Marketing
6 80 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
8 67 (23.59%) Twitter
9 62 (21.83%) Google Analytics
10 61 (21.48%) PHP
10 61 (21.48%) Git (software)
11 60 (21.13%) Java
12 58 (20.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 54 (19.01%) AdWords
14 53 (18.66%) MySQL
15 49 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 47 (16.55%) SQL
17 46 (16.20%) E-Commerce
18 43 (15.14%) SEO
19 42 (14.79%) C#
20 40 (14.08%) Linux
21 39 (13.73%) HTML5
22 37 (13.03%) Digital Marketing
22 37 (13.03%) Retail
23 36 (12.68%) Web Development
24 35 (12.32%) .NET
24 35 (12.32%) Microservices
25 34 (11.97%) jQuery
25 34 (11.97%) RESTful
25 34 (11.97%) Microsoft

Google
Co-occurring 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 20 (7.04%) WordPress
2 19 (6.69%) Apache
3 17 (5.99%) CMS
4 11 (3.87%) Drupal
5 8 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.06%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (9.15%) Magento
2 11 (3.87%) Shopify
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.06%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.35%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 68 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (21.83%) Google Analytics
3 58 (20.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 54 (19.01%) AdWords
5 49 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (9.15%) IaaS
6 26 (9.15%) PaaS
7 16 (5.63%) Serverless
8 14 (4.93%) GitHub
9 13 (4.58%) Basecamp
10 10 (3.52%) Google Play
11 7 (2.46%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (1.76%) SaaS
13 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (1.06%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.70%) Datadog
14 2 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.69%) Internet
2 17 (5.99%) HTTP
3 10 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.17%) Firewall
4 9 (3.17%) VPN
5 3 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (0.70%) SMTP
6 2 (0.70%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.66%) MySQL
2 28 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 17 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.23%) BigQuery
6 10 (3.52%) Redis
7 8 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.11%) Big Data
8 6 (2.11%) Bigtable
9 4 (1.41%) Power BI
10 3 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.06%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.70%) Cloud Spanner
11 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (21.48%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.51%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.80%) JIRA
4 24 (8.45%) Subversion
5 13 (4.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (3.52%) PHPUnit
6 10 (3.52%) Xcode
7 8 (2.82%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.11%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.76%) Android Studio
9 5 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.41%) gulp
10 4 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.41%) Visual Website Optimizer
11 3 (1.06%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.06%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.70%) Grunt
12 2 (0.70%) Xdebug
General
1 81 (28.52%) Marketing
2 37 (13.03%) Retail
3 30 (10.56%) Finance
4 25 (8.80%) Banking
5 16 (5.63%) Games
6 8 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.46%) Electronics
8 5 (1.76%) Legal
9 3 (1.06%) Advertising
10 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (47.89%) Developer
2 44 (15.49%) PHP Developer
3 28 (9.86%) Java Developer
4 25 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 24 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (7.75%) Lead Developer
7 20 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.34%) Architect
9 17 (5.99%) Junior
10 16 (5.63%) Analyst
10 16 (5.63%) Junior Developer
11 15 (5.28%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (4.93%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.93%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.58%) Junior JavaScript Developer
14 11 (3.87%) Digital Project Manager
14 11 (3.87%) Lead Java Developer
15 10 (3.52%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (36.97%) HTML
2 87 (30.63%) CSS
3 39 (13.73%) HTML5
4 35 (12.32%) .NET
5 34 (11.97%) jQuery
5 34 (11.97%) RESTful
6 32 (11.27%) Web Services
7 27 (9.51%) CSS3
7 27 (9.51%) Laravel
8 21 (7.39%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.34%) LAMP
10 17 (5.99%) WebSockets
11 12 (4.23%) JSON
12 11 (3.87%) Google Maps API
12 11 (3.87%) J2EE
13 10 (3.52%) Android SDK
13 10 (3.52%) ASP.NET
13 10 (3.52%) iOS SDK
14 9 (3.17%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.56%) User Experience
2 21 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.04%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.69%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.69%) Mobile App
4 19 (6.69%) Social Media
5 10 (3.52%) Tandem
6 8 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.82%) Video\Live Streaming
7 7 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.76%) Blog
9 5 (1.76%) Fintech
10 4 (1.41%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.06%) Clustering
11 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.06%) Replication
12 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.08%) Linux
2 17 (5.99%) Android
3 11 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.17%) Unix
5 8 (2.82%) Windows
6 5 (1.76%) CentOS
6 5 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.70%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.70%) Debian
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.27%) Analytics
2 80 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (16.20%) E-Commerce
4 43 (15.14%) SEO
5 37 (13.03%) Digital Marketing
6 36 (12.68%) Web Development
7 35 (12.32%) Microservices
8 33 (11.62%) Test Automation
9 32 (11.27%) Open Source
9 32 (11.27%) Pay per click
10 27 (9.51%) Presales
11 26 (9.15%) OOP
12 24 (8.45%) Mathematics
13 23 (8.10%) Unit Testing
14 22 (7.75%) Front End Development
14 22 (7.75%) MVC
14 22 (7.75%) Project Management
15 20 (7.04%) CRM
16 19 (6.69%) Mentoring
17 18 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 94 (33.10%) JavaScript
2 61 (21.48%) PHP
3 60 (21.13%) Java
4 47 (16.55%) SQL
5 42 (14.79%) C#
6 32 (11.27%) Python
7 25 (8.80%) C++
8 17 (5.99%) C
9 15 (5.28%) PHP 5
10 13 (4.58%) Objective-C
11 12 (4.23%) Go
12 6 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.11%) R
13 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.06%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.06%) F#
14 3 (1.06%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.06%) U-SQL
15 2 (0.70%) Perl
15 2 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (10.56%) Degree
2 10 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.70%) MCSE
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.62%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (10.56%) Docker
2 22 (7.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.87%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.28%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.17%) Terraform
3 5 (1.76%) Ansible
3 5 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.76%) Puppet
4 4 (1.41%) Packer
5 2 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (23.59%) Twitter
2 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.93%) Apple
4 13 (4.58%) VMware
5 10 (3.52%) Facebook
6 9 (3.17%) DoubleClick
7 8 (2.82%) Adobe
7 8 (2.82%) Progress
8 7 (2.46%) Oracle
9 6 (2.11%) hybris
9 6 (2.11%) Tableau
9 6 (2.11%) Zend
10 5 (1.76%) IBM
10 5 (1.76%) Yahoo!
11 4 (1.41%) SAP
12 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.06%) Reuters
12 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.06%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.06%) Sitecore