The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 214 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Blog 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.037% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.12% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £33,750 £20,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.63% -57.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £20,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
Blog
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1898 1730 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.31% 32.13% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1417 1693
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,925 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Blog
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blog Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Blog
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blog across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Blog Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Blog
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Birmingham -4 2 £30,000 +46.34%
Solihull - 2 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Blog 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 Blog.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Marketing
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) SEO
5 3 (25.00%) CMS
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) WordPress
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Silverpop
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Blog 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 Blog. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) CMS
1 3 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) RavenDB
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (16.67%) PPC Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing Campaign Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Campaign Manager
2 2 (16.67%) PPC Manager
2 2 (16.67%) PPC Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) PPC Executive
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Durandal
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Social Media Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
4 2 (16.67%) B2B
4 2 (16.67%) B2C
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Haskell
3 2 (16.67%) Erlang
3 2 (16.67%) F#
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (16.67%) Clojure
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) Zend