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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 204 195 231
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 39 55 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.78% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.75% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
2801 3136 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.37% 44.35% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2528 2800
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 14 £60,000 +130.76% 8
Cheshire +5 13 £40,000 - 2
Merseyside +1 7 £40,000 -
Lancashire -8 5 £27,000 -61.42% 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 57 (58.76%) Twitter
2 53 (54.64%) MVC
3 51 (52.58%) .NET
4 50 (51.55%) C#
5 47 (48.45%) ASP.NET
6 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
7 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (43.30%) Marketing
9 41 (42.27%) TDD
10 39 (40.21%) HTML
11 37 (38.14%) Web Application Development
12 35 (36.08%) Scrum
12 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
12 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (32.99%) Advertising
14 31 (31.96%) CSS
14 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (31.96%) Dependency Injection
15 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (27.84%) RESTful
17 26 (26.80%) jQuery
17 26 (26.80%) PHP
18 25 (25.77%) BDD
19 24 (24.74%) Social Media
20 21 (21.65%) Google
21 20 (20.62%) HTML5
22 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
22 15 (15.46%) MySQL
23 14 (14.43%) OOP
23 14 (14.43%) Degree

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (6.19%) CMS
2 5 (5.15%) WordPress
2 5 (5.15%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.09%) Node.js
3 3 (3.09%) Sitefinity
3 3 (3.09%) Facebook Platform
3 3 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) MySQL
3 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) NUnit
2 10 (10.31%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (10.31%) Moq
2 10 (10.31%) MSTest
3 6 (6.19%) Subversion
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.06%) Xcode
6 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 42 (43.30%) Marketing
2 32 (32.99%) Advertising
3 11 (11.34%) Finance
4 5 (5.15%) Music Industry
5 3 (3.09%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (75.26%) Developer
2 36 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.31%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.25%) PHP Developer
6 7 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Social Media Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Lead PHP Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Designer
9 3 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Junior Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.09%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Web Designer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.58%) .NET
2 47 (48.45%) ASP.NET
3 39 (40.21%) HTML
4 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (31.96%) CSS
6 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (27.84%) RESTful
8 26 (26.80%) jQuery
9 20 (20.62%) HTML5
10 14 (14.43%) WCF
11 13 (13.40%) CSS3
12 10 (10.31%) Spring.NET
12 10 (10.31%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (10.31%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (10.31%) Ninject
13 9 (9.28%) Laravel
14 8 (8.25%) Web Services
15 7 (7.22%) Ajax
16 5 (5.15%) JSON
17 4 (4.12%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Social Media
2 12 (12.37%) Social Network
3 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.31%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (8.25%) Copywriting
5 5 (5.15%) User Experience
6 4 (4.12%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.09%) Graphic Design
7 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.09%) Physics
7 3 (3.09%) BBC
7 3 (3.09%) Replication
7 3 (3.09%) Clustering
8 2 (2.06%) Blog
8 2 (2.06%) iPad
8 2 (2.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
1 8 (8.25%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (54.64%) MVC
2 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.27%) TDD
4 37 (38.14%) Web Application Development
5 35 (36.08%) Scrum
6 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (31.96%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (25.77%) BDD
8 14 (14.43%) OOP
8 14 (14.43%) Kanban
9 13 (13.40%) Web Design
10 12 (12.37%) B2C
11 11 (11.34%) OO
12 9 (9.28%) Content Management
12 9 (9.28%) Web Development
12 9 (9.28%) B2B
12 9 (9.28%) SEO
13 6 (6.19%) Competitor Analysis
13 6 (6.19%) Logistics
13 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) C#
2 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.80%) PHP
4 8 (8.25%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Ruby
5 5 (5.15%) Java
6 3 (3.09%) Scala
6 3 (3.09%) Haskell
6 3 (3.09%) Erlang
6 3 (3.09%) OCaml
6 3 (3.09%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Lisp
6 3 (3.09%) C++
6 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (58.76%) Twitter
2 21 (21.65%) Google
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.19%) Apple
3 6 (6.19%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.09%) Sony
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe
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