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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 200 191 232
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +41
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 56 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.72% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.59% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 20
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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
3330 3016 3536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.90% 45.42% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2674 2531 3014
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +16 29 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Manchester -22 23 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Cumbria - 3 £25,500 - 1
Lancashire -8 1 - - 2
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (53.54%) Marketing
2 58 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (42.52%) Twitter
4 52 (40.94%) SQL Server
5 51 (40.16%) Scrum
6 50 (39.37%) .NET
7 49 (38.58%) C#
7 49 (38.58%) TDD
8 48 (37.80%) HTML
9 46 (36.22%) CSS
10 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
10 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (33.07%) Dependency Injection
11 38 (29.92%) Social Media
11 38 (29.92%) Advertising
12 35 (27.56%) Google
13 33 (25.98%) SEO
14 31 (24.41%) MVC
15 30 (23.62%) ASP.NET
15 30 (23.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (23.62%) BDD
15 30 (23.62%) RESTful
15 30 (23.62%) Web Application Development
15 30 (23.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (21.26%) Pay per click
17 26 (20.47%) WordPress
18 25 (19.69%) Windows
18 25 (19.69%) Web Design
18 25 (19.69%) SQL Server 2012
19 24 (18.90%) Git (software)

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 26 (20.47%) WordPress
2 11 (8.66%) CMS
3 7 (5.51%) Node.js
4 5 (3.94%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Magento
2 5 (3.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.96%) MSTest
2 19 (14.96%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (14.96%) Moq
2 19 (14.96%) NUnit
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) FrontPage
General
1 68 (53.54%) Marketing
2 38 (29.92%) Advertising
3 20 (15.75%) Finance
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (66.14%) Developer
2 49 (38.58%) .NET Developer
3 21 (16.54%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (12.60%) SEO Executive
5 9 (7.09%) Marketing Executive
5 9 (7.09%) Agile Project Manager
5 9 (7.09%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (7.09%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (3.94%) HTML Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (2.36%) Designer
7 3 (2.36%) PPC Specialist
7 3 (2.36%) PPC Manager
7 3 (2.36%) PPC Analyst
7 3 (2.36%) PPC Executive
7 3 (2.36%) Analyst
7 3 (2.36%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.37%) .NET
2 48 (37.80%) HTML
3 46 (36.22%) CSS
4 30 (23.62%) ASP.NET
4 30 (23.62%) RESTful
4 30 (23.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (23.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (14.96%) Unity DI Container
5 19 (14.96%) Castle Windsor
5 19 (14.96%) Ninject
5 19 (14.96%) Spring.NET
5 19 (14.96%) WPF
5 19 (14.96%) WinForms
6 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 16 (12.60%) PhoneGap
6 16 (12.60%) Sass
6 16 (12.60%) Corona SDK
7 11 (8.66%) jQuery
8 7 (5.51%) WCF
8 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) Social Media
2 23 (18.11%) Social Network
3 19 (14.96%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (14.96%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (14.17%) Digital Media
5 16 (12.60%) User Experience
6 8 (6.30%) Copywriting
7 7 (5.51%) Blog
7 7 (5.51%) BBC
8 5 (3.94%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.94%) iPhone
8 5 (3.94%) iPad
9 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.36%) Graphic Design
10 3 (2.36%) Photography
11 2 (1.57%) Replication
11 2 (1.57%) Clustering
12 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 9 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.30%) Android
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.16%) Scrum
3 49 (38.58%) TDD
4 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (33.07%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (25.98%) SEO
6 31 (24.41%) MVC
7 30 (23.62%) BDD
7 30 (23.62%) Web Application Development
8 27 (21.26%) Pay per click
9 25 (19.69%) Web Design
10 21 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (16.54%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (14.96%) MVVM
11 19 (14.96%) Kanban
12 18 (14.17%) Analytics
13 17 (13.39%) OO
14 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
14 16 (12.60%) Online Marketing
15 11 (8.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.58%) C#
2 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.17%) PHP
4 7 (5.51%) Ruby
5 5 (3.94%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.15%) SQL
7 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
Vendors
1 54 (42.52%) Twitter
2 35 (27.56%) Google
3 17 (13.39%) Yahoo!
4 12 (9.45%) Apple
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.51%) Sony
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.79%) Zend
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