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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 228 224 229
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Blog 21 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.83% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 19
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
1884 1818 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.35% 26.25% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1504 1662
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -15 9 £23,750 +21.79% 2
Cheshire -8 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Lancashire 0 3 - -
Merseyside +3 1 - - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (40.43%) WPF
3 19 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) NHibernate
3 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
3 19 (40.43%) BDD
3 19 (40.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 19 (40.43%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) MVC
3 19 (40.43%) TDD
4 17 (36.17%) Social Media
5 15 (31.91%) SEO
6 13 (27.66%) Marketing
7 12 (25.53%) Google
8 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
9 10 (21.28%) Pay per click
10 9 (19.15%) HTML
11 8 (17.02%) Copywriting
11 8 (17.02%) Analytics
12 7 (14.89%) Facebook
12 7 (14.89%) Online Marketing
12 7 (14.89%) HTML5
12 7 (14.89%) Windows
12 7 (14.89%) Linux
13 6 (12.77%) Java
13 6 (12.77%) CSS

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) Jetty
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.26%) Magento
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.51%) Google App Engine
1 4 (8.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
1 4 (8.51%) FTP
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
1 4 (8.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.66%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) German Language
2 4 (8.51%) Italian Language
2 4 (8.51%) Turkish Language
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
4 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Junior
4 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Content Editor
5 2 (4.26%) SEO Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Business Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Graduate
6 1 (2.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
2 19 (40.43%) NHibernate
2 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
2 19 (40.43%) WPF
2 19 (40.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (19.15%) HTML
4 7 (14.89%) HTML5
5 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) Servlets
6 4 (8.51%) J2EE
6 4 (8.51%) jQuery
6 4 (8.51%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) Sass
7 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Social Media
2 8 (17.02%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.13%) Podcast
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (40.43%) MVC
2 19 (40.43%) TDD
2 19 (40.43%) BDD
3 15 (31.91%) SEO
4 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
5 10 (21.28%) Pay per click
6 8 (17.02%) Analytics
7 7 (14.89%) Online Marketing
8 5 (10.64%) Email Marketing
8 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.64%) Web Design
9 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.51%) User Stories
9 4 (8.51%) DevOps
10 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) VC++
4 3 (6.38%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Xen
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Google
2 7 (14.89%) Facebook
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Adobe
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter
6 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
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