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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 207 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Blog 15 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.02% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 8
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +89.18%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
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
1718 1760 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.89% 33.10% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1479 1200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Birmingham -13 7 £30,000 -56.36% 1
Staffordshire -5 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) SEO
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) MySQL
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
4 6 (35.29%) Zend
4 6 (35.29%) Zend Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Magento
4 6 (35.29%) Social Media
4 6 (35.29%) OO PHP
5 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (29.41%) Functional Programming
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
5 5 (29.41%) Clojure
5 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Erlang
5 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) WordPress

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) CMS
1 5 (29.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Magento
2 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Web Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Resourcer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Software Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Recruitment Resourcer
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) Zend Framework
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) Social Media
3 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (17.65%) Wiki
4 3 (17.65%) Social Network
5 1 (5.88%) iPhone
5 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) SEO
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) OO PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (29.41%) Functional Programming
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Erlang
3 5 (29.41%) F#
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) Clojure
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Zend
2 4 (23.53%) Twitter
3 3 (17.65%) Facebook
3 3 (17.65%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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