The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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 Facebook, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 162 173 202
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Facebook 62 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 0.94% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 59 22 6
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,750 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Facebook
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2875 2752 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.65% 51.35% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 2341 2031
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Facebook
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Facebook Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Facebook
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Facebook across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Facebook Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Facebook
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 Facebook within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 +36 53 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Warwickshire +12 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Staffordshire - 2 £34,750 - 1
Coventry -9 1 £21,500 -25.86%
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Facebook 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 Facebook.

1 68 (82.93%) MVC
2 63 (76.83%) Git (software)
3 50 (60.98%) HTML
4 48 (58.54%) CSS
5 47 (57.32%) HTML5
5 47 (57.32%) Twitter
6 46 (56.10%) Web Services
7 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (53.66%) TDD
8 40 (48.78%) Google
9 32 (39.02%) Android Development
9 32 (39.02%) Android
10 30 (36.59%) Apple iOS
11 29 (35.37%) iOS Development
11 29 (35.37%) Xcode
11 29 (35.37%) Objective-C
12 28 (34.15%) JSON
12 28 (34.15%) C#
13 27 (32.93%) Animation
13 27 (32.93%) Games
13 27 (32.93%) Game Development
14 26 (31.71%) OAuth
14 26 (31.71%) .NET
14 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
14 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
15 25 (30.49%) Scrum
15 25 (30.49%) Social Media
16 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (29.27%) RESTful
16 24 (29.27%) BDD

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Facebook 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 Facebook. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.17%) Node.js
2 4 (4.88%) CMS
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) WordPress
4 2 (2.44%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (76.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (35.37%) Xcode
3 14 (17.07%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) RSpec
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (32.93%) Games
2 20 (24.39%) Advertising
3 11 (13.41%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (89.02%) Developer
2 29 (35.37%) iOS Developer
3 23 (28.05%) .NET Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Android Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.66%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.44%) Marketing Executive
7 2 (2.44%) Architect
7 2 (2.44%) .NET Architect
8 1 (1.22%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.22%) Administrator
8 1 (1.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.22%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 1 (1.22%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (1.22%) Campaign Executive
8 1 (1.22%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.98%) HTML
2 48 (58.54%) CSS
3 47 (57.32%) HTML5
4 46 (56.10%) Web Services
5 28 (34.15%) JSON
6 26 (31.71%) OAuth
6 26 (31.71%) .NET
6 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
7 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (29.27%) RESTful
7 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (28.05%) CSS3
9 22 (26.83%) Android SDK
10 19 (23.17%) WCF
11 17 (20.73%) WebGL
12 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
13 13 (15.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (9.76%) jQuery
15 4 (4.88%) XHTML
16 3 (3.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Animation
2 25 (30.49%) Social Media
3 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.32%) BBC
5 3 (3.66%) Wiki
5 3 (3.66%) Blog
5 3 (3.66%) Social Network
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) iPhone
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Android
2 30 (36.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (82.93%) MVC
2 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.66%) TDD
3 32 (39.02%) Android Development
4 29 (35.37%) iOS Development
5 27 (32.93%) Game Development
6 25 (30.49%) Scrum
7 24 (29.27%) BDD
7 24 (29.27%) Web Application Development
8 17 (20.73%) MVVM
9 9 (10.98%) OO
10 5 (6.10%) SEO
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (4.88%) Analytics
12 3 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.66%) Coaching
13 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
14 1 (1.22%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Objective-C
2 28 (34.15%) C#
3 20 (24.39%) Ruby
4 16 (19.51%) Java
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.22%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Twitter
2 40 (48.78%) Google
3 6 (7.32%) Sony
3 6 (7.32%) Apple
3 6 (7.32%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.66%) Zend
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
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