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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 240 201 258
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +57
Permanent jobs citing Blog 11 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.51% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 1.54% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 4
Average salary £24,687 £38,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.03% +111.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
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 2208 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.34% 33.33% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1725 2089
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 26 February 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 -13 6 £25,000 -34.21% 2
Lancashire - 3 £24,375 - 1
Cheshire -18 1 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Merseyside - 1 £21,500 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) Marketing
3 12 (42.86%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) User Experience
5 10 (35.71%) Social Media
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) PHP
6 8 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (28.57%) Twitter
7 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 7 (25.00%) SEO
8 6 (21.43%) Google
8 6 (21.43%) Copywriting
8 6 (21.43%) Adobe
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.86%) PHPUnit
9 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
9 5 (17.86%) Rackspace
9 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (17.86%) Behat
9 5 (17.86%) New Relic
9 5 (17.86%) OO PHP
9 5 (17.86%) GitHub
9 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
9 5 (17.86%) OO

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (7.14%) InDesign
5 1 (3.57%) MS Office
5 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) MailChimp
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) PHPUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Behat
2 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (46.43%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.14%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.57%) Turkish Language
5 1 (3.57%) French Language
5 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior PHP Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing Executive
3 4 (14.29%) Digital Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) PPC Manager
4 3 (10.71%) PPC Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 3 (10.71%) PPC Executive
4 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PPC Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Symfony
3 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (14.29%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) User Experience
2 10 (35.71%) Social Media
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (21.43%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.57%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) SEO
1 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) OO PHP
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Online Marketing
5 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 3 (10.71%) Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Pay per click
6 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Line Management
6 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.57%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (3.57%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 8 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Xen
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Twitter
2 6 (21.43%) Adobe
2 6 (21.43%) Google
3 5 (17.86%) Rackspace
3 5 (17.86%) New Relic
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Facebook
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Marketo
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