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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 240 229 233
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Blog 21 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.69% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 19
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
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 £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 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 19 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 +6 12 £22,500 -30.23% 4
Cheshire -6 7 £37,500 -16.66%
Merseyside +3 1 - -
Lancashire +1 1 - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 25 (52.08%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) MVC
5 18 (37.50%) TDD
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 18 (37.50%) C#
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 18 (37.50%) WPF
5 18 (37.50%) NHibernate
5 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (37.50%) BDD
5 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (31.25%) Social Media
7 14 (29.17%) SEO
8 13 (27.08%) Marketing
8 13 (27.08%) Google
9 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
10 10 (20.83%) Linux
10 10 (20.83%) HTML
10 10 (20.83%) Pay per click
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
12 8 (16.67%) Analytics
13 7 (14.58%) CSS
13 7 (14.58%) Copywriting
13 7 (14.58%) HTML5
13 7 (14.58%) Facebook
13 7 (14.58%) Online Marketing

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) Apache
1 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.42%) CMS
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.42%) Jetty
1 5 (10.42%) nginx
2 2 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.17%) Magento
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (10.42%) Google App Engine
1 5 (10.42%) MailChimp
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) DHCP
1 5 (10.42%) FTP
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.42%) DNS
1 5 (10.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Behat
3 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (27.08%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) German Language
2 5 (10.42%) Italian Language
2 5 (10.42%) Turkish Language
3 4 (8.33%) Advertising
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Senior Developer
4 15 (31.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Junior
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Content Editor
6 2 (4.17%) SEO Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Copywriter
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 18 (37.50%) NHibernate
2 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 18 (37.50%) WPF
2 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) HTML5
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
5 5 (10.42%) Servlets
5 5 (10.42%) J2EE
6 4 (8.33%) jQuery
6 4 (8.33%) CSS3
7 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.17%) Symfony
8 1 (2.08%) Sass
8 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Social Media
2 7 (14.58%) Copywriting
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Podcast
5 1 (2.08%) New Media
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) MVC
4 18 (37.50%) TDD
4 18 (37.50%) BDD
5 14 (29.17%) SEO
6 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
7 10 (20.83%) Pay per click
8 8 (16.67%) Analytics
9 7 (14.58%) Online Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.42%) User Stories
10 5 (10.42%) DevOps
10 5 (10.42%) Coaching
10 5 (10.42%) Email Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) VC++
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Xen
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
1 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Google
2 7 (14.58%) Facebook
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Twitter
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.17%) New Relic
7 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
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