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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 166 180 242
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +62
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 81 64 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.97% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 2.10% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 75 53 23
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3027 3052 3604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.90% 46.21% 46.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2607 2543 3082
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 49 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Cheshire +9 21 £30,000 -50.00% 2
Cumbria - 6 £27,000 -
Lancashire -3 3 £32,750 +9.16% 1
Merseyside -3 2 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 87 (60.42%) HTML
2 82 (56.94%) JavaScript
3 81 (56.25%) CSS
4 75 (52.08%) Twitter
5 68 (47.22%) MVC
6 61 (42.36%) .NET
7 60 (41.67%) C#
8 59 (40.97%) SQL Server
9 56 (38.89%) Git (software)
10 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (36.81%) TDD
11 52 (36.11%) PHP
12 51 (35.42%) jQuery
13 45 (31.25%) ASP.NET
14 43 (29.86%) Marketing
15 41 (28.47%) Scrum
16 38 (26.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (25.69%) Dependency Injection
18 36 (25.00%) Web Design
19 34 (23.61%) RESTful
19 34 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (23.61%) BDD
19 34 (23.61%) Web Application Development
20 32 (22.22%) HTML5
21 30 (20.83%) OO
22 29 (20.14%) MySQL
22 29 (20.14%) WordPress
23 28 (19.44%) Google
23 28 (19.44%) Advertising

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (20.14%) WordPress
2 10 (6.94%) Node.js
3 9 (6.25%) CMS
4 7 (4.86%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.86%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.14%) MySQL
3 22 (15.28%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 15 (10.42%) Moq
2 15 (10.42%) MSTest
2 15 (10.42%) NUnit
3 10 (6.94%) Subversion
General
1 43 (29.86%) Marketing
2 28 (19.44%) Advertising
3 15 (10.42%) Finance
4 10 (6.94%) Music Industry
5 8 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.69%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (83.33%) Developer
2 47 (32.64%) .NET Developer
3 34 (23.61%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (10.42%) PHP Developer
5 12 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Designer
7 9 (6.25%) Web Designer
8 7 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (2.08%) SEO Executive
11 3 (2.08%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (1.39%) PPC Manager
12 2 (1.39%) PPC Analyst
12 2 (1.39%) PPC Executive
12 2 (1.39%) SEO Manager
12 2 (1.39%) Lead PHP Developer
12 2 (1.39%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (60.42%) HTML
2 81 (56.25%) CSS
3 61 (42.36%) .NET
4 51 (35.42%) jQuery
5 45 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 38 (26.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (23.61%) RESTful
7 34 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (22.22%) HTML5
9 26 (18.06%) CSS3
10 25 (17.36%) Sass
11 24 (16.67%) Corona SDK
11 24 (16.67%) PhoneGap
12 21 (14.58%) Laravel
13 15 (10.42%) WPF
13 15 (10.42%) Spring.NET
13 15 (10.42%) WinForms
13 15 (10.42%) Castle Windsor
13 15 (10.42%) Ninject
13 15 (10.42%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Social Network
2 20 (13.89%) Social Media
3 15 (10.42%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.94%) BBC
4 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.25%) Copywriting
5 9 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 9 (6.25%) Photography
6 5 (3.47%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.39%) Open Source
8 2 (1.39%) Replication
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Blog
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (6.25%) Linux
3 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.22%) MVC
2 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.81%) TDD
3 41 (28.47%) Scrum
4 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (25.69%) Dependency Injection
5 36 (25.00%) Web Design
6 34 (23.61%) BDD
6 34 (23.61%) Web Application Development
7 30 (20.83%) OO
8 26 (18.06%) OOP
8 26 (18.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (13.19%) Kanban
10 17 (11.81%) SEO
11 15 (10.42%) MVVM
12 9 (6.25%) Email Marketing
13 8 (5.56%) B2C
14 7 (4.86%) Pay per click
14 7 (4.86%) Web Development
14 7 (4.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 60 (41.67%) C#
3 52 (36.11%) PHP
4 10 (6.94%) SQL
4 10 (6.94%) Ruby
5 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.39%) Plesk
3 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 75 (52.08%) Twitter
2 28 (19.44%) Google
3 16 (11.11%) Yahoo!
4 10 (6.94%) Sony
4 10 (6.94%) Adobe
4 10 (6.94%) Apple
5 7 (4.86%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.08%) Zend
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