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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 192 209 234
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 52 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 1.43% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 26
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +28.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £23,700 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,450 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 22 £40,000 +25.98% 4
Cheshire +24 21 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside +8 9 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 83 (58.87%) Twitter
2 74 (52.48%) MVC
3 73 (51.77%) HTML
4 65 (46.10%) JavaScript
5 64 (45.39%) CSS
6 63 (44.68%) .NET
7 62 (43.97%) C#
8 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
9 54 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (37.59%) ASP.NET
11 52 (36.88%) TDD
12 51 (36.17%) Marketing
13 49 (34.75%) jQuery
14 48 (34.04%) PHP
15 44 (31.21%) Git (software)
16 40 (28.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (28.37%) Web Application Development
17 38 (26.95%) Scrum
18 37 (26.24%) Google
18 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (24.82%) RESTful
20 34 (24.11%) Dependency Injection
20 34 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (23.40%) HTML5
21 33 (23.40%) BDD
21 33 (23.40%) Advertising
22 30 (21.28%) OO
23 29 (20.57%) MySQL
24 28 (19.86%) Social Media
25 25 (17.73%) CSS3

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (11.35%) WordPress
2 10 (7.09%) Node.js
3 9 (6.38%) Umbraco
3 9 (6.38%) CMS
4 7 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.96%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.13%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (15.60%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.57%) MySQL
3 23 (16.31%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (31.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.22%) MSTest
2 13 (9.22%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (9.22%) Moq
2 13 (9.22%) NUnit
3 11 (7.80%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) Xcode
General
1 51 (36.17%) Marketing
2 33 (23.40%) Advertising
3 13 (9.22%) Finance
4 11 (7.80%) Music Industry
5 7 (4.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (77.30%) Developer
2 44 (31.21%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (10.64%) PHP Developer
5 13 (9.22%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.80%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Web Designer
8 6 (4.26%) Designer
8 6 (4.26%) Social Media Specialist
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.84%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (2.13%) SEO Executive
11 3 (2.13%) PPC Specialist
11 3 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.13%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Junior
11 3 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (51.77%) HTML
2 64 (45.39%) CSS
3 63 (44.68%) .NET
4 53 (37.59%) ASP.NET
5 49 (34.75%) jQuery
6 40 (28.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (24.82%) RESTful
9 33 (23.40%) HTML5
10 25 (17.73%) CSS3
11 21 (14.89%) Laravel
12 19 (13.48%) WCF
13 13 (9.22%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (9.22%) Ninject
13 13 (9.22%) Spring.NET
13 13 (9.22%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (7.80%) Sass
15 10 (7.09%) Corona SDK
15 10 (7.09%) PhoneGap
16 9 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Social Media
2 19 (13.48%) Social Network
3 13 (9.22%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.22%) Copywriting
3 13 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.09%) BBC
5 7 (4.96%) Graphic Design
6 6 (4.26%) Photography
7 5 (3.55%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.13%) Physics
10 2 (1.42%) Replication
10 2 (1.42%) Clustering
10 2 (1.42%) Blog
10 2 (1.42%) iPad
10 2 (1.42%) iPhone
11 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Android
1 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.26%) Windows
2 6 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.48%) MVC
2 54 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (36.88%) TDD
4 40 (28.37%) Web Application Development
5 38 (26.95%) Scrum
6 34 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (24.11%) Dependency Injection
7 33 (23.40%) BDD
8 30 (21.28%) OO
9 25 (17.73%) OOP
10 23 (16.31%) Web Design
11 17 (12.06%) Kanban
12 16 (11.35%) SEO
13 15 (10.64%) B2C
14 11 (7.80%) B2B
15 10 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (7.09%) Analytics
16 9 (6.38%) Content Management
17 8 (5.67%) Pay per click
17 8 (5.67%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.10%) JavaScript
2 62 (43.97%) C#
3 48 (34.04%) PHP
4 13 (9.22%) Ruby
5 11 (7.80%) SQL
6 5 (3.55%) Java
7 3 (2.13%) Haskell
7 3 (2.13%) Erlang
7 3 (2.13%) OCaml
7 3 (2.13%) Scala
7 3 (2.13%) C++
7 3 (2.13%) Python
7 3 (2.13%) Lisp
8 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.42%) Plesk
3 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 83 (58.87%) Twitter
2 37 (26.24%) Google
3 16 (11.35%) Yahoo!
4 10 (7.09%) Apple
4 10 (7.09%) Sony
5 7 (4.96%) Adobe
5 7 (4.96%) Sitecore
6 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.42%) Zend
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