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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 160 168 253
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +85
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 93 76 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.12% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 2.47% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 61 23
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
3260 3080 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.25% 45.35% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2769 2588 3205
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Manchester -13 51 £32,500 +18.18% 8
Cheshire +23 31 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Cumbria - 7 £27,000 -
Lancashire 0 4 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (56.67%) HTML
2 84 (56.00%) CSS
3 78 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 78 (52.00%) Twitter
4 62 (41.33%) SQL Server
4 62 (41.33%) MVC
5 60 (40.00%) .NET
6 59 (39.33%) C#
7 57 (38.00%) Git (software)
8 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (35.33%) PHP
10 52 (34.67%) TDD
11 51 (34.00%) jQuery
12 48 (32.00%) Marketing
13 44 (29.33%) Scrum
14 42 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
15 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
16 38 (25.33%) Web Design
17 34 (22.67%) WordPress
18 33 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (22.00%) RESTful
18 33 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (22.00%) BDD
18 33 (22.00%) Web Application Development
19 29 (19.33%) Responsive Web Design
19 29 (19.33%) OO
19 29 (19.33%) Google
19 29 (19.33%) Advertising
20 28 (18.67%) Social Network

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (22.67%) WordPress
2 12 (8.00%) CMS
3 10 (6.67%) Node.js
4 7 (4.67%) Sitefinity
4 7 (4.67%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.33%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.67%) MySQL
3 20 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.67%) MSTest
2 19 (12.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (12.67%) Moq
2 19 (12.67%) NUnit
3 10 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 48 (32.00%) Marketing
2 29 (19.33%) Advertising
3 19 (12.67%) Finance
4 9 (6.00%) Retail
4 9 (6.00%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.67%) French Language
5 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (82.67%) Developer
2 52 (34.67%) .NET Developer
3 37 (24.67%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (10.67%) PHP Developer
5 9 (6.00%) Designer
5 9 (6.00%) Web Designer
6 8 (5.33%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.33%) SEO Executive
8 5 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.00%) Marketing Executive
10 3 (2.00%) HTML Developer
11 2 (1.33%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (1.33%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (1.33%) Consultant
11 2 (1.33%) DBA
11 2 (1.33%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (56.67%) HTML
2 84 (56.00%) CSS
3 60 (40.00%) .NET
4 51 (34.00%) jQuery
5 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 33 (22.00%) RESTful
6 33 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (18.00%) HTML5
7 27 (18.00%) Sass
8 26 (17.33%) PhoneGap
8 26 (17.33%) CSS3
8 26 (17.33%) Corona SDK
9 20 (13.33%) Laravel
10 19 (12.67%) Spring.NET
10 19 (12.67%) Unity DI Container
10 19 (12.67%) Castle Windsor
10 19 (12.67%) Ninject
10 19 (12.67%) WinForms
10 19 (12.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Social Network
2 22 (14.67%) Social Media
3 19 (12.67%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (12.67%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (6.67%) BBC
5 9 (6.00%) Graphic Design
5 9 (6.00%) Photography
5 9 (6.00%) Copywriting
6 7 (4.67%) User Experience
7 6 (4.00%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (1.33%) Clustering
9 2 (1.33%) Blog
9 2 (1.33%) Open Source
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.33%) Windows
2 9 (6.00%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) Android
3 8 (5.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) MVC
2 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (34.67%) TDD
4 44 (29.33%) Scrum
5 42 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
6 38 (25.33%) Web Design
7 33 (22.00%) BDD
7 33 (22.00%) Web Application Development
8 29 (19.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (19.33%) OO
9 22 (14.67%) OOP
10 20 (13.33%) SEO
11 19 (12.67%) MVVM
11 19 (12.67%) Kanban
12 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.00%) Pay per click
12 9 (6.00%) Email Marketing
13 8 (5.33%) B2C
14 7 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 59 (39.33%) C#
3 53 (35.33%) PHP
4 10 (6.67%) SQL
4 10 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Plesk
2 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 78 (52.00%) Twitter
2 29 (19.33%) Google
3 15 (10.00%) Yahoo!
4 10 (6.67%) Adobe
4 10 (6.67%) Apple
4 10 (6.67%) Sony
5 7 (4.67%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.00%) Zend
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