The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Blogs
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 207 235
Rank change year-on-year -44 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Blog 21 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.35% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 10
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,750 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.84% -13.52%  

Blog is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2790 2230 2352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.75% 39.76% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3013 2663 2829
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,650 £61,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Blog as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Blog in the North West

Blog
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Blog in the North West

Blog
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Blog in the North West

Blog
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 11 £35,000 - 1
Manchester -46 7 £41,500 +40.67% 4
Cheshire -35 2 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Lancashire -5 1 £19,000 -27.61%
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Blog.

1 16 (44.44%) Linux
1 16 (44.44%) Web Application Development
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 12 (33.33%) PHP
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
4 11 (30.56%) Ruby
4 11 (30.56%) RESTful
5 10 (27.78%) Digital Media
5 10 (27.78%) MVC
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) Unix
6 9 (25.00%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) MySQL
6 9 (25.00%) C#
6 9 (25.00%) Internet
6 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) WCF
6 9 (25.00%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (25.00%) Node.js
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.22%) SQL

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) DNN
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HipChat
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) GitHub
2 4 (11.11%) AdWords
2 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Copywriter
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) SEO Copywriter
5 4 (11.11%) Content Manager
5 4 (11.11%) SEO Manager
6 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Magento Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) RESTful
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) Node.js
3 9 (25.00%) WCF
4 7 (19.44%) Ajax
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) Django
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Digital Media
2 6 (16.67%) Social Media
3 5 (13.89%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) EPoS
4 1 (2.78%) Podcast
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Web Application Development
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
4 10 (27.78%) MVC
5 9 (25.00%) BDD
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) OO
6 7 (19.44%) OO PHP
7 6 (16.67%) Copywriting
7 6 (16.67%) Open Source
8 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) SEO
9 4 (11.11%) Content Writing
9 4 (11.11%) DevOps
9 4 (11.11%) Link Building
9 4 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
10 3 (8.33%) OOD
10 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 2 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PHP
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Go
7 2 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Zend
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) WorldPay
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