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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 124 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Blog 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.055% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 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 £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
556 547 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.57% 30.20% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 443 495 365
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) RavenDB
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) RavenDB
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Zend