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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 205 172 194
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing Blog 6 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.80% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £36,750 £31,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.54% +55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +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
1501 1376 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.47% 30.96% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1145 1202
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,050 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 -7 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire -3 2 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Coventry - 1 £43,500 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Erlang
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Clojure
3 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (33.33%) F#
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) RavenDB
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PPC Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Campaign Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PPC Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PPC Executive
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Telematics
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Erlang
2 4 (33.33%) F#
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
2 4 (33.33%) Clojure
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Zend
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