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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 216 174 197
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 31 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.00% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 2.29% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2842 3146 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.66% 43.88% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2495 2701
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 0 17 £35,000 +23.89% 9
Cheshire -18 13 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire -11 1 £27,000 -61.42% 2
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 49 (59.04%) Marketing
2 47 (56.63%) .NET
3 43 (51.81%) C#
4 42 (50.60%) SQL Server
4 42 (50.60%) Twitter
5 41 (49.40%) ASP.NET
6 40 (48.19%) MVC
6 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (45.78%) TDD
7 38 (45.78%) Advertising
7 38 (45.78%) Web Application Development
8 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (43.37%) Dependency Injection
8 36 (43.37%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (43.37%) Scrum
9 28 (33.73%) Social Media
9 28 (33.73%) RESTful
10 26 (31.33%) BDD
10 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (26.51%) HTML
12 19 (22.89%) Google
13 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
14 13 (15.66%) CSS
15 12 (14.46%) Finance
15 12 (14.46%) Social Network
16 11 (13.25%) jQuery
16 11 (13.25%) SEO
17 10 (12.05%) NUnit
17 10 (12.05%) PHP
17 10 (12.05%) WCF

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (10.84%) WordPress
2 6 (7.23%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) Node.js
4 2 (2.41%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.41%) Drupal
4 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.61%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (50.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) NUnit
1 10 (12.05%) MSTest
1 10 (12.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (12.05%) Moq
2 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.61%) Grunt
5 2 (2.41%) Xcode
6 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 49 (59.04%) Marketing
2 38 (45.78%) Advertising
3 12 (14.46%) Finance
4 4 (4.82%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (71.08%) Developer
2 39 (46.99%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (7.23%) Social Media Specialist
5 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.82%) PHP Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Marketing Executive
7 3 (3.61%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (3.61%) SEO Executive
7 3 (3.61%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.61%) DBA
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.61%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (3.61%) Web Designer
7 3 (3.61%) Designer
7 3 (3.61%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (2.41%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) .NET
2 41 (49.40%) ASP.NET
3 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (33.73%) RESTful
5 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (26.51%) HTML
7 13 (15.66%) CSS
8 11 (13.25%) jQuery
9 10 (12.05%) WCF
9 10 (12.05%) Spring.NET
9 10 (12.05%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (12.05%) Ninject
9 10 (12.05%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (9.64%) CSS3
10 8 (9.64%) HTML5
11 5 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.82%) Laravel
12 4 (4.82%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Social Media
2 12 (14.46%) Social Network
3 10 (12.05%) Copywriting
3 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (12.05%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (7.23%) User Experience
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) Graphic Design
6 4 (4.82%) BBC
6 4 (4.82%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.82%) Blog
6 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.61%) Replication
7 3 (3.61%) Clustering
8 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.41%) Physics
8 2 (2.41%) iPhone
8 2 (2.41%) iPad
8 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Android
1 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) MVC
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.78%) TDD
2 38 (45.78%) Web Application Development
3 36 (43.37%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (43.37%) Scrum
3 36 (43.37%) Dependency Injection
4 26 (31.33%) BDD
5 11 (13.25%) SEO
6 10 (12.05%) Kanban
7 9 (10.84%) Content Management
8 8 (9.64%) B2B
8 8 (9.64%) B2C
8 8 (9.64%) Web Design
8 8 (9.64%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.43%) Analytics
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.23%) Logistics
10 6 (7.23%) Competitor Analysis
11 5 (6.02%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) C#
2 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) PHP
4 5 (6.02%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) Java
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.41%) VB
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) Lisp
7 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) Haskell
7 2 (2.41%) Erlang
7 2 (2.41%) OCaml
7 2 (2.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) Twitter
2 19 (22.89%) Google
3 8 (9.64%) Apple
4 5 (6.02%) Yahoo!
5 4 (4.82%) Sony
6 3 (3.61%) Zend
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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