Period
to 26 September 2017

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 6 months to 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Blogs
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 304 322
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Blog 34 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.14% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 23
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £20,950 £19,450
90th Percentile £46,000 £62,400 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Blog is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5244 4730 4747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.88% 39.73% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4123 4008 3790
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 6 months to 26 September 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 6 months to 26 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +19 19 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Manchester -50 11 £41,500 +10.67% 2
Lancashire -2 2 £19,000 -27.62% 2
Cheshire -35 2 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (55.88%) Web Application Development
2 18 (52.94%) RESTful
2 18 (52.94%) Ruby
3 17 (50.00%) MVC
3 17 (50.00%) Node.js
4 16 (47.06%) BDD
4 16 (47.06%) NoSQL
4 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 16 (47.06%) Digital Media
4 16 (47.06%) Internet
4 16 (47.06%) C#
4 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 16 (47.06%) WCF
5 10 (29.41%) PHP
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) Linux
7 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.59%) GitHub
9 6 (17.65%) Magento
9 6 (17.65%) Retail
10 5 (14.71%) Unix
10 5 (14.71%) CSS

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 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) NoSQL
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 8 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Magento Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Copywriter
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Online Copywriter
6 2 (5.88%) SEO Copywriter
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) RESTful
2 17 (50.00%) Node.js
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
3 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (47.06%) WCF
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 4 (11.76%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.94%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.94%) Podcast
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (55.88%) Web Application Development
2 17 (50.00%) MVC
3 16 (47.06%) BDD
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) OO PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Copywriting
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.88%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Email Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.88%) Online Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (5.88%) SEO
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Ruby
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) PHP
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Go
6 2 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Zend
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft