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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 207 204 194
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Blog 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
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
1619 1687 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.21% 32.28% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1404 1282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 28 November 2014.

Blog Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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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 28 November 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 -15 5 £30,000 -36.84%
Staffordshire +2 4 £70,000 +75.00%
Coventry - 1 £18,000 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Open Source
3 9 (47.37%) SEO
4 8 (42.11%) PHP
5 7 (36.84%) Social Media
6 6 (31.58%) Clojure
6 6 (31.58%) Scala
6 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
6 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
6 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (31.58%) Functional Programming
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
6 6 (31.58%) Zend
6 6 (31.58%) Zend Framework
6 6 (31.58%) Erlang
6 6 (31.58%) F#
6 6 (31.58%) Magento
7 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) WordPress

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (26.32%) CMS
1 5 (26.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Magento
2 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Junior
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Web Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Junior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Junior Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Resourcer
5 1 (5.26%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (5.26%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) Zend Framework
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Open Source
2 7 (36.84%) Social Media
3 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.79%) Wiki
4 3 (15.79%) Social Network
5 1 (5.26%) iPhone
5 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) SEO
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
2 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (31.58%) Functional Programming
3 5 (26.32%) OOP
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) OOD
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Erlang
2 6 (31.58%) F#
2 6 (31.58%) Scala
2 6 (31.58%) Clojure
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Zend
2 4 (21.05%) Twitter
3 3 (15.79%) Facebook
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Google