The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google 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 Google over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Google.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 132 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Permanent jobs citing Google 121 182 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 2.53% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 5.76% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 135 115
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Google
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
2855 3158 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.77% 43.89% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2504 2713
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Google across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Google
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google across the North West region.

Google Salary Trend in the North West

Google
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Google across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Google Salary Histogram in the North West

Google
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 Google within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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 -30 84 £35,000 +6.06% 20
Cheshire +19 31 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Lancashire -1 5 £30,000 +17.64% 3
Merseyside -3 1 £26,000 +8.33% 4
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Google 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 Google.

1 105 (45.06%) HTML
1 105 (45.06%) Analytics
2 100 (42.92%) Google Analytics
3 88 (37.77%) JavaScript
4 77 (33.05%) Marketing
5 73 (31.33%) CSS
6 65 (27.90%) SEO
7 63 (27.04%) Pay per click
8 59 (25.32%) SQL Server
9 54 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (19.74%) jQuery
10 46 (19.74%) Android
11 45 (19.31%) Games
11 45 (19.31%) Mobile App
12 44 (18.88%) iPhone
12 44 (18.88%) Digital Marketing
13 42 (18.03%) MVC
13 42 (18.03%) E-Commerce
14 41 (17.60%) HTML5
15 40 (17.17%) Social Media
15 40 (17.17%) .NET
16 39 (16.74%) C#
17 37 (15.88%) KnockoutJS
18 35 (15.02%) ASP.NET
18 35 (15.02%) PHP
18 35 (15.02%) SQL
19 34 (14.59%) TDD
19 34 (14.59%) Web Application Development
20 32 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (13.73%) CSS3

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Google 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 Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (12.88%) Node.js
2 23 (9.87%) CMS
3 20 (8.58%) WordPress
4 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.58%) Apache
5 6 (2.58%) Joomla!
5 6 (2.58%) Drupal
6 3 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.29%) Kentico
7 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) MODX
Applications
1 20 (8.58%) Photoshop
2 17 (7.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (6.87%) MS Excel
4 15 (6.44%) MS Office
4 15 (6.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (4.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (2.58%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.86%) InDesign
8 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.58%) Magento
2 3 (1.29%) Shopify
3 2 (0.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 100 (42.92%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.29%) GitHub
2 3 (1.29%) Trello
2 3 (1.29%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.86%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.00%) HTTP
2 5 (2.15%) Intranet
3 3 (1.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) SSL
4 2 (0.86%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.30%) MySQL
3 21 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (8.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 18 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.86%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.43%) QlikView
10 1 (0.43%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 22 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.58%) Jasmine
3 6 (2.58%) Grunt
3 6 (2.58%) Bower
3 6 (2.58%) gulp
4 4 (1.72%) Subversion
5 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.29%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.86%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) Firebug
7 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (33.05%) Marketing
2 45 (19.31%) Games
3 27 (11.59%) Finance
4 23 (9.87%) Retail
5 10 (4.29%) Advertising
6 7 (3.00%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.72%) Automotive
8 3 (1.29%) Legal
8 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (47.64%) Developer
2 32 (13.73%) PPC Specialist
2 32 (13.73%) PPC Manager
2 32 (13.73%) PPC Analyst
2 32 (13.73%) PPC Executive
3 28 (12.02%) Front-End Developer
4 27 (11.59%) .NET Developer
5 19 (8.15%) Analyst
6 17 (7.30%) Web Developer
7 13 (5.58%) Marketing Manager
8 12 (5.15%) PHP Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Marketing Executive
9 11 (4.72%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Online Marketing Manager
11 9 (3.86%) Web Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (45.06%) HTML
2 73 (31.33%) CSS
3 46 (19.74%) jQuery
4 41 (17.60%) HTML5
5 40 (17.17%) .NET
6 37 (15.88%) KnockoutJS
7 35 (15.02%) ASP.NET
8 32 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (13.73%) CSS3
9 30 (12.88%) WCF
10 26 (11.16%) Ninject
11 13 (5.58%) Google Maps API
11 13 (5.58%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.15%) Sass
13 11 (4.72%) Ajax
13 11 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (3.86%) JSON
14 9 (3.86%) Symfony
15 7 (3.00%) LAMP
16 6 (2.58%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.31%) Mobile App
2 44 (18.88%) iPhone
3 40 (17.17%) Social Media
4 25 (10.73%) User Experience
5 23 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (7.30%) Copywriting
7 12 (5.15%) Blog
8 10 (4.29%) Graphic Design
9 7 (3.00%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.58%) Animation
10 6 (2.58%) Video Editing
10 6 (2.58%) GIS
10 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.72%) BBC
11 4 (1.72%) New Media
12 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.29%) W3C
12 3 (1.29%) Psychology
13 2 (0.86%) Human Factors
14 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.74%) Android
2 9 (3.86%) Linux
3 6 (2.58%) Windows
4 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.06%) Analytics
2 65 (27.90%) SEO
3 63 (27.04%) Pay per click
4 54 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (18.88%) Digital Marketing
6 42 (18.03%) MVC
6 42 (18.03%) E-Commerce
7 34 (14.59%) TDD
7 34 (14.59%) Web Application Development
8 26 (11.16%) Domain-Driven Design
8 26 (11.16%) Dependency Injection
9 21 (9.01%) Content Management
9 21 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.58%) Web Development
11 18 (7.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (7.73%) Web Design
12 16 (6.87%) Email Marketing
12 16 (6.87%) Web Analytics
13 15 (6.44%) Online Marketing
14 14 (6.01%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.77%) JavaScript
2 39 (16.74%) C#
3 35 (15.02%) PHP
3 35 (15.02%) SQL
4 18 (7.73%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.29%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.15%) Facebook
3 14 (6.01%) Adobe
4 13 (5.58%) Twitter
5 9 (3.86%) Yahoo!
6 6 (2.58%) Oracle
6 6 (2.58%) Apple
7 4 (1.72%) Sony
8 3 (1.29%) Zend
8 3 (1.29%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.43%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.43%) ClickTale
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.43%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.43%) PayPal
9 1 (0.43%) RedDot
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Orchard
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