Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Blogs
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 311 333
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Blog 20 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 15
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -33.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,450 £24,007 £19,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,531 3,961 4,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.18% 39.71% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,522 3,160 3,351
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,025 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Blog 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Blog in the West Midlands

Blog
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Blog in the West Midlands

Blog
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Solihull +7 7 £29,500 -34.44%
Birmingham +8 6 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £32,750 -
Coventry +9 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Blog.

1 9 (45.00%) CMS
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) SEO
2 8 (40.00%) Analytics
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Google
4 6 (30.00%) Twitter
5 5 (25.00%) Copywriting
5 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (20.00%) Content Writing
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Publishing
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Automotive
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (15.00%) Social Media

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) AdWords
3 1 (5.00%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (5.00%) MailChimp
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Mocha
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
3 3 (15.00%) Automotive
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Content Marketing Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SEO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) Infotainment
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
1 8 (40.00%) SEO
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Copywriting
3 5 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 4 (20.00%) Content Writing
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (15.00%) SOLID
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Google
2 6 (30.00%) Twitter
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Facebook
4 2 (10.00%) QNX
4 2 (10.00%) RedGate
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) DeepCrawl
5 1 (5.00%) Screaming Frog
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk