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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 235 207 249
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +42
Permanent jobs citing Blog 17 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.48% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 1.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 8
Average salary £24,000 £38,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +111.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.00%
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
2447 2219 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.47% 33.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2110 1788 2235
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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 -29 17 £24,000 -36.84% 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 11 (30.56%) MVC
5 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) User Experience
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) Social Media
8 8 (22.22%) PHP
8 8 (22.22%) SEO
8 8 (22.22%) Google
8 8 (22.22%) Marketing
8 8 (22.22%) Twitter
9 7 (19.44%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) Adobe
10 6 (16.67%) TDD
10 6 (16.67%) Retail
10 6 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.67%) German Language
10 6 (16.67%) WPF

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.89%) IIS
1 5 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
1 5 (13.89%) Jetty
1 5 (13.89%) nginx
2 4 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.56%) InDesign
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (13.89%) Google App Engine
1 5 (13.89%) GitHub
1 5 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) FTP
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) PHPUnit
2 5 (13.89%) Behat
2 5 (13.89%) Bitbucket
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.22%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) German Language
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Italian Language
3 5 (13.89%) Turkish Language
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Designer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Digital Designer
6 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Content Editor
8 1 (2.78%) Copywriter
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Content Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate
8 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.78%) Junior
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 12 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.67%) WPF
5 5 (13.89%) Symfony
5 5 (13.89%) J2EE
5 5 (13.89%) Servlets
5 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
6 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 9 (25.00%) Social Media
3 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.89%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.78%) Podcast
5 1 (2.78%) New Media
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (30.56%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) SEO
4 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (13.89%) User Stories
5 5 (13.89%) OO PHP
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) Coaching
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Online Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) Pay per click
8 2 (5.56%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) PHP
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Xen
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Google
1 8 (22.22%) Twitter
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Adobe
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Rackspace
4 5 (13.89%) New Relic
5 1 (2.78%) Facebook
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