The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 169 200 228
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +28
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 71 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 1.39% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 23
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3168 3245 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.26% 44.82% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2523 2757 3320
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Facebook
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Cheshire +6 25 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Manchester -7 25 £27,500 +4.76% 4
Merseyside - 12 £24,000 -
Lancashire - 9 £70,000 -
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 68 (61.26%) Marketing
2 48 (43.24%) Social Media
2 48 (43.24%) Twitter
3 40 (36.04%) SEO
3 40 (36.04%) Google
4 39 (35.14%) HTML
5 37 (33.33%) .NET
5 37 (33.33%) CSS
5 37 (33.33%) Pay per click
6 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
7 33 (29.73%) C#
7 33 (29.73%) Advertising
8 32 (28.83%) Scrum
8 32 (28.83%) TDD
9 31 (27.93%) JavaScript
10 28 (25.23%) MVC
11 26 (23.42%) Digital Media
12 25 (22.52%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (21.62%) Analytics
14 23 (20.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (20.72%) Dependency Injection
14 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
15 22 (19.82%) BDD
15 22 (19.82%) RESTful
15 22 (19.82%) Web Application Development
15 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (18.92%) Online Marketing
16 21 (18.92%) Yahoo!

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (10.81%) Node.js
1 12 (10.81%) WordPress
2 11 (9.91%) CMS
3 5 (4.50%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Magento
2 5 (4.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) NGN
3 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) LAN
3 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.31%) MySQL
5 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.01%) MSTest
2 10 (9.01%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (9.01%) Moq
2 10 (9.01%) NUnit
3 3 (2.70%) PhoneGap
3 3 (2.70%) Grunt
3 3 (2.70%) Selenium
3 3 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (0.90%) FrontPage
General
1 68 (61.26%) Marketing
2 33 (29.73%) Advertising
3 11 (9.91%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (53.15%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.22%) SEO Executive
4 10 (9.01%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Marketing Executive
5 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Sales Executive
7 4 (3.60%) PPC Specialist
7 4 (3.60%) PPC Executive
7 4 (3.60%) PPC Manager
7 4 (3.60%) PPC Analyst
8 3 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (2.70%) HTML Developer
9 2 (1.80%) SEO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) HTML
2 37 (33.33%) .NET
2 37 (33.33%) CSS
3 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
4 22 (19.82%) RESTful
4 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (11.71%) jQuery
5 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 10 (9.01%) Spring.NET
6 10 (9.01%) Castle Windsor
6 10 (9.01%) Ninject
6 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (9.01%) Unity DI Container
6 10 (9.01%) WinForms
6 10 (9.01%) WPF
7 9 (8.11%) WCF
8 8 (7.21%) CSS3
9 6 (5.41%) Sass
10 5 (4.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (43.24%) Social Media
2 26 (23.42%) Digital Media
3 12 (10.81%) Social Network
4 10 (9.01%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (8.11%) BBC
6 7 (6.31%) Blog
7 5 (4.50%) iPhone
7 5 (4.50%) iPad
7 5 (4.50%) Copywriting
7 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.80%) Replication
9 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.80%) Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Android
2 11 (9.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) SEO
2 37 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 32 (28.83%) Scrum
3 32 (28.83%) TDD
4 28 (25.23%) MVC
5 25 (22.52%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (21.62%) Analytics
7 23 (20.72%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (19.82%) BDD
8 22 (19.82%) Web Application Development
9 21 (18.92%) Online Marketing
10 18 (16.22%) OO
11 17 (15.32%) B2B
12 14 (12.61%) Web Design
13 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.91%) B2C
15 10 (9.01%) MVVM
15 10 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (9.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) C#
2 31 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.41%) PHP
4 12 (10.81%) Ruby
5 6 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) MCSE
2 2 (1.80%) MCP
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) MCITP
3 1 (0.90%) CCIE
3 1 (0.90%) CCNA
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
1 2 (1.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (43.24%) Twitter
2 40 (36.04%) Google
3 21 (18.92%) Yahoo!
4 17 (15.32%) Apple
5 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.11%) Sony
7 2 (1.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco
8 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
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