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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 236 222 246
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs citing Blog 17 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.15% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 10
Average salary £23,500 £43,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.34% +77.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £38,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £47,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
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
2417 2266 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.65% 32.94% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 1843 2170
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
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
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 November 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 -21 17 £23,500 -45.34% 2
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) Degree
3 14 (35.90%) Social Media
4 13 (33.33%) Marketing
4 13 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (33.33%) SEO
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) MVC
6 11 (28.21%) Google
6 11 (28.21%) HTML
6 11 (28.21%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) User Experience
8 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) C#
8 8 (20.51%) PHP
8 8 (20.51%) Twitter
9 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (17.95%) BDD
9 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.95%) WPF
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
9 7 (17.95%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) NHibernate
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 6 (15.38%) Retail

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (12.82%) IIS
1 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.82%) Jetty
1 5 (12.82%) nginx
2 4 (10.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) InDesign
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (12.82%) Google App Engine
1 5 (12.82%) GitHub
1 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DHCP
1 5 (12.82%) FTP
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
1 5 (12.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) PHPUnit
2 5 (12.82%) Behat
2 5 (12.82%) Bitbucket
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) German Language
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Italian Language
3 5 (12.82%) Turkish Language
4 3 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Content Editor
7 2 (5.13%) SEO Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Copywriter
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate
8 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.95%) NHibernate
5 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
5 7 (17.95%) WPF
5 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (12.82%) Servlets
6 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (12.82%) Symfony
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
9 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Social Media
2 10 (25.64%) User Experience
3 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.82%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.56%) Podcast
5 1 (2.56%) New Media
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (33.33%) SEO
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) BDD
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Pay per click
5 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.38%) Online Marketing
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Analytics
6 5 (12.82%) User Stories
6 5 (12.82%) OO PHP
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Coaching
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) PHP
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Xen
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Google
2 8 (20.51%) Twitter
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Rackspace
4 5 (12.82%) New Relic
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) Facebook
6 2 (5.13%) Adobe
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