The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 126 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Blog 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.052% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +14.28%
Blog
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
612 679 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.19% 35.48% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 495 620 458
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blog across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Blog
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Blog Salary Trend in Birmingham

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blog 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 Blog.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) WordPress
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) RavenDB
4 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blog 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 Blog. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) RavenDB
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Zend