The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Facebook, Inc.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 196 189 232
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +43
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 47 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.74% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 1.65% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 21
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Facebook
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2929 2907 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 44.66% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2346 2808
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Facebook across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Facebook
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Facebook across the North West region.

Facebook Salary Trend in the North West

Facebook
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Facebook across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Facebook Salary Histogram in the North West

Facebook
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 Facebook within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Cheshire - 21 £40,000 - 3
Manchester -9 20 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Merseyside +2 6 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Facebook 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 Facebook.

1 83 (58.87%) Twitter
2 80 (56.74%) HTML
3 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
4 73 (51.77%) CSS
5 72 (51.06%) MVC
6 60 (42.55%) .NET
7 59 (41.84%) C#
8 53 (37.59%) SQL Server
9 52 (36.88%) PHP
9 52 (36.88%) jQuery
10 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (34.75%) TDD
11 48 (34.04%) ASP.NET
11 48 (34.04%) Git (software)
12 47 (33.33%) Marketing
13 37 (26.24%) Scrum
13 37 (26.24%) Google
13 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (26.24%) Web Application Development
13 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (23.40%) Dependency Injection
14 33 (23.40%) HTML5
14 33 (23.40%) BDD
14 33 (23.40%) RESTful
14 33 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (21.99%) OO
16 30 (21.28%) MySQL
17 28 (19.86%) Web Design
18 26 (18.44%) OOP
18 26 (18.44%) Advertising

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Facebook 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 Facebook. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (13.48%) WordPress
2 10 (7.09%) Node.js
3 9 (6.38%) CMS
4 7 (4.96%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.96%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.13%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (37.59%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.28%) MySQL
3 23 (16.31%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.51%) MSTest
2 12 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (8.51%) Moq
2 12 (8.51%) NUnit
3 10 (7.09%) Subversion
General
1 47 (33.33%) Marketing
2 26 (18.44%) Advertising
3 12 (8.51%) Finance
4 11 (7.80%) Music Industry
5 7 (4.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (76.60%) Developer
2 43 (30.50%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.02%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (11.35%) PHP Developer
5 11 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (7.80%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.80%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Web Designer
6 9 (6.38%) Designer
7 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Social Media Specialist
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.84%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (2.13%) SEO Executive
11 3 (2.13%) PPC Specialist
11 3 (2.13%) PPC Manager
11 3 (2.13%) PPC Analyst
11 3 (2.13%) PPC Executive
11 3 (2.13%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (56.74%) HTML
2 73 (51.77%) CSS
3 60 (42.55%) .NET
4 52 (36.88%) jQuery
5 48 (34.04%) ASP.NET
6 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (23.40%) RESTful
7 33 (23.40%) HTML5
8 25 (17.73%) CSS3
9 22 (15.60%) Laravel
10 16 (11.35%) Sass
10 16 (11.35%) WCF
11 15 (10.64%) PhoneGap
11 15 (10.64%) Corona SDK
12 12 (8.51%) Unity DI Container
12 12 (8.51%) Spring.NET
12 12 (8.51%) Castle Windsor
12 12 (8.51%) Ninject
13 8 (5.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Social Media
2 21 (14.89%) Social Network
3 15 (10.64%) Copywriting
4 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (8.51%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (7.09%) BBC
7 9 (6.38%) Graphic Design
7 9 (6.38%) Photography
8 5 (3.55%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.13%) Physics
11 2 (1.42%) Blog
11 2 (1.42%) Open Source
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.71%) User Experience
12 1 (0.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
1 9 (6.38%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Android
2 8 (5.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.06%) MVC
2 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) TDD
3 37 (26.24%) Scrum
3 37 (26.24%) Web Application Development
4 33 (23.40%) Dependency Injection
4 33 (23.40%) BDD
4 33 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (21.99%) OO
6 28 (19.86%) Web Design
7 26 (18.44%) OOP
8 16 (11.35%) SEO
8 16 (11.35%) Kanban
9 15 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (9.93%) B2C
11 11 (7.80%) B2B
12 10 (7.09%) Email Marketing
13 9 (6.38%) Analytics
14 8 (5.67%) MVVM
14 8 (5.67%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
2 59 (41.84%) C#
3 52 (36.88%) PHP
4 13 (9.22%) Ruby
5 8 (5.67%) SQL
6 3 (2.13%) C++
6 3 (2.13%) Java
6 3 (2.13%) Python
6 3 (2.13%) Lisp
6 3 (2.13%) Haskell
6 3 (2.13%) Erlang
6 3 (2.13%) OCaml
6 3 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.35%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.42%) Plesk
3 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 83 (58.87%) Twitter
2 37 (26.24%) Google
3 16 (11.35%) Yahoo!
4 10 (7.09%) Adobe
4 10 (7.09%) Apple
4 10 (7.09%) Sony
5 7 (4.96%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.13%) Zend
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