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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 198 196 227
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +31
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 61 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.29% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 26
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
3361 3107 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.21% 45.09% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2634 3269
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 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 2 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 +10 29 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Manchester -16 23 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Lancashire -1 5 £70,000 +171.84%
Merseyside - 4 £24,000 -
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 68 (57.63%) Marketing
2 47 (39.83%) .NET
2 47 (39.83%) Twitter
3 45 (38.14%) SQL Server
3 45 (38.14%) Social Media
4 43 (36.44%) C#
5 42 (35.59%) HTML
5 42 (35.59%) Scrum
5 42 (35.59%) TDD
6 41 (34.75%) CSS
7 38 (32.20%) Google
8 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
8 36 (30.51%) SEO
8 36 (30.51%) Advertising
9 33 (27.97%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (27.97%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (27.12%) Pay per click
11 31 (26.27%) MVC
12 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
12 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (22.88%) BDD
13 27 (22.88%) RESTful
13 27 (22.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (22.88%) Web Application Development
13 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (18.64%) Digital Marketing
15 21 (17.80%) Web Design
15 21 (17.80%) Analytics
15 21 (17.80%) Digital Media
16 20 (16.95%) Windows

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 20 (16.95%) WordPress
2 12 (10.17%) Node.js
3 11 (9.32%) CMS
4 5 (4.24%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Magento
2 5 (4.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.39%) MySQL
4 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.71%) MSTest
2 15 (12.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 15 (12.71%) Moq
2 15 (12.71%) NUnit
3 3 (2.54%) Ant
3 3 (2.54%) Selenium
3 3 (2.54%) Grunt
4 1 (0.85%) FrontPage
General
1 68 (57.63%) Marketing
2 36 (30.51%) Advertising
3 16 (13.56%) Finance
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (61.86%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.25%) SEO Executive
4 17 (14.41%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Marketing Executive
5 9 (7.63%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Agile Project Manager
6 8 (6.78%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (3.39%) PPC Manager
8 4 (3.39%) PPC Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) PPC Executive
8 4 (3.39%) HTML Developer
8 4 (3.39%) PPC Specialist
8 4 (3.39%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Analyst
10 2 (1.69%) DBA
10 2 (1.69%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.83%) .NET
2 42 (35.59%) HTML
3 41 (34.75%) CSS
4 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
4 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (22.88%) RESTful
5 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 15 (12.71%) Castle Windsor
7 15 (12.71%) Ninject
7 15 (12.71%) Spring.NET
7 15 (12.71%) Unity DI Container
7 15 (12.71%) WPF
7 15 (12.71%) WinForms
8 13 (11.02%) Sass
9 11 (9.32%) jQuery
10 10 (8.47%) Corona SDK
10 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (8.47%) PhoneGap
11 9 (7.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (38.14%) Social Media
2 21 (17.80%) Digital Media
3 16 (13.56%) Social Network
4 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (12.71%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (7.63%) BBC
6 7 (5.93%) Blog
7 5 (4.24%) Copywriting
7 5 (4.24%) Blackberry
7 5 (4.24%) iPhone
7 5 (4.24%) iPad
8 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.69%) Replication
9 2 (1.69%) Clustering
9 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.47%) Android
4 5 (4.24%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (4.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Scrum
1 42 (35.59%) TDD
2 36 (30.51%) SEO
3 33 (27.97%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (27.97%) Dependency Injection
4 32 (27.12%) Pay per click
5 31 (26.27%) MVC
6 27 (22.88%) BDD
6 27 (22.88%) Web Application Development
7 22 (18.64%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (17.80%) Analytics
8 21 (17.80%) Web Design
9 19 (16.10%) Online Marketing
10 18 (15.25%) OO
11 17 (14.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (12.71%) MVVM
12 15 (12.71%) Kanban
13 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
14 13 (11.02%) B2B
15 10 (8.47%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) C#
2 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.86%) PHP
4 12 (10.17%) Ruby
5 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.39%) SQL
7 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (39.83%) Twitter
2 38 (32.20%) Google
3 20 (16.95%) Yahoo!
4 17 (14.41%) Apple
5 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.63%) Sony
7 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
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