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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 120 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Blog 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.41% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £33,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.86% +8.57%
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
496 486 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.85% 32.53% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 411 423 380
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) WordPress
2 5 (71.43%) Magento
2 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 5 (71.43%) Zend Framework
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (71.43%) WordPress
1 5 (71.43%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) RavenDB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Web Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Junior Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Junior Web Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Junior
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Zend Framework
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft