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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 204 201 230
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 57 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.63% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 1.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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
3350 3133 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.22% 45.70% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2658 3170
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 £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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 +13 27 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Manchester -10 23 £32,500 +23.80% 5
Lancashire +2 3 £70,000 +171.84% 1
Merseyside +5 2 £24,000 -48.10%
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (54.03%) Marketing
2 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (41.13%) Twitter
4 48 (38.71%) SQL Server
5 47 (37.90%) .NET
5 47 (37.90%) Scrum
6 46 (37.10%) TDD
6 46 (37.10%) C#
6 46 (37.10%) HTML
7 45 (36.29%) CSS
8 40 (32.26%) JavaScript
8 40 (32.26%) Social Media
9 38 (30.65%) Dependency Injection
9 38 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (30.65%) Google
10 36 (29.03%) Advertising
11 33 (26.61%) SEO
12 30 (24.19%) MVC
13 29 (23.39%) ASP.NET
13 29 (23.39%) Pay per click
13 29 (23.39%) RESTful
13 29 (23.39%) BDD
13 29 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (23.39%) Web Application Development
13 29 (23.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (20.16%) WordPress
16 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
16 24 (19.35%) Web Design
17 22 (17.74%) Windows

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (20.16%) WordPress
2 11 (8.87%) CMS
3 8 (6.45%) Node.js
4 5 (4.03%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Magento
2 5 (4.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.71%) MSTest
2 17 (13.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (13.71%) Moq
2 17 (13.71%) NUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) FrontPage
General
1 67 (54.03%) Marketing
2 36 (29.03%) Advertising
3 18 (14.52%) Finance
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (64.52%) Developer
2 46 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (14.52%) SEO Executive
5 9 (7.26%) Marketing Executive
5 9 (7.26%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (7.26%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.26%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (4.03%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (4.03%) HTML Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.23%) PPC Specialist
7 4 (3.23%) PPC Manager
7 4 (3.23%) PPC Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) PPC Executive
8 3 (2.42%) Analyst
9 2 (1.61%) DBA
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.90%) .NET
2 46 (37.10%) HTML
3 45 (36.29%) CSS
4 29 (23.39%) ASP.NET
4 29 (23.39%) RESTful
4 29 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (23.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (13.71%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (13.71%) Castle Windsor
5 17 (13.71%) Ninject
5 17 (13.71%) Spring.NET
5 17 (13.71%) WPF
5 17 (13.71%) WinForms
6 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 15 (12.10%) PhoneGap
7 15 (12.10%) Sass
7 15 (12.10%) Corona SDK
8 10 (8.06%) jQuery
9 8 (6.45%) WCF
9 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.26%) Social Media
2 20 (16.13%) Social Network
3 19 (15.32%) Digital Media
4 17 (13.71%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (13.71%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (12.90%) User Experience
6 8 (6.45%) BBC
7 7 (5.65%) Copywriting
7 7 (5.65%) Blog
8 5 (4.03%) Blackberry
8 5 (4.03%) iPhone
8 5 (4.03%) iPad
9 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.61%) Replication
10 2 (1.61%) Clustering
10 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.61%) Photography
10 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.81%) Open Source
11 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.26%) Android
4 5 (4.03%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (4.03%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.90%) Scrum
3 46 (37.10%) TDD
4 38 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (30.65%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (26.61%) SEO
6 30 (24.19%) MVC
7 29 (23.39%) Pay per click
7 29 (23.39%) BDD
7 29 (23.39%) Web Application Development
8 24 (19.35%) Web Design
9 22 (17.74%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (16.13%) Analytics
10 20 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (14.52%) Online Marketing
11 18 (14.52%) OO
12 17 (13.71%) Kanban
12 17 (13.71%) MVVM
13 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
14 12 (9.68%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.10%) C#
2 40 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.71%) PHP
4 8 (6.45%) Ruby
5 5 (4.03%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.42%) SQL
7 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 51 (41.13%) Twitter
2 38 (30.65%) Google
3 19 (15.32%) Yahoo!
4 13 (10.48%) Apple
5 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.45%) Sony
7 2 (1.61%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.81%) Zend
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