The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 227 223 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Blog 19 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.09% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 14
Average salary £24,375 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £52,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Blog
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2286 2396 2417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.07% 34.97% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1816 1858 1994
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Blog
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Blog Salary Trend in the North West

Blog
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blog across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Blog Salary Histogram in the North West

Blog
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 14 £24,500 -2.00% 3
Cheshire -18 2 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Lancashire - 2 £24,375 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (50.00%) Marketing
2 14 (46.67%) Social Media
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) SEO
5 11 (36.67%) Google
5 11 (36.67%) Analytics
6 10 (33.33%) Degree
6 10 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (30.00%) Google Analytics
7 9 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (26.67%) Copywriting
8 8 (26.67%) Photoshop
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (23.33%) Pay per click
9 7 (23.33%) HTML5
10 6 (20.00%) CSS3
10 6 (20.00%) Adobe
11 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.33%) Twitter
12 4 (13.33%) User Experience
12 4 (13.33%) jQuery
12 4 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (13.33%) Content Management
13 3 (10.00%) Retail
13 3 (10.00%) Web Development
13 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (10.00%) MS Excel

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (26.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (13.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.67%) MS Office
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (3.33%) InDesign
6 1 (3.33%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) Trello
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Junior
3 5 (16.67%) PPC Manager
3 5 (16.67%) PPC Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) PPC Executive
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
3 5 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) PPC Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.67%) Social Media Executive
5 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) SEO Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) CSS3
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Social Media
2 8 (26.67%) Copywriting
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) RIA
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) Animation
5 1 (3.33%) Video Editing
5 1 (3.33%) Psychology
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) SEO
2 11 (36.67%) Analytics
3 10 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (23.33%) Pay per click
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 4 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Web Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) B2B
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Online Marketing
7 2 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Google
2 6 (20.00%) Adobe
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Facebook
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Marketo
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