Period
to 21 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Blogs
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 307 336
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 -18
Permanent jobs citing Blog 26 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.61% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 13
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £36,500 £18,700
90th Percentile £56,250 £71,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

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 3,772 4,088 4,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.11% 40.35% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 3,294 3,524
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,804 £24,024 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,600 £65,000
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 July 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 July 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 +13 9 £29,500 -34.44%
Warwickshire +29 7 £36,250 -39.58%
Birmingham -4 3 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Worcestershire +23 2 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £32,750 - 1
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 17 (65.38%) Marketing
2 13 (50.00%) SEO
3 12 (46.15%) Analytics
4 11 (42.31%) Twitter
5 9 (34.62%) CMS
5 9 (34.62%) Web Development
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 9 (34.62%) Google
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) Copywriting
7 7 (26.92%) Google Analytics
7 7 (26.92%) Social Media
7 7 (26.92%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (26.92%) Content Marketing
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Automotive
9 5 (19.23%) Advertising
9 5 (19.23%) Pay per click
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) Link Building
9 5 (19.23%) Facebook
9 5 (19.23%) Email Marketing
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Content Writing
11 3 (11.54%) Lead Generation
11 3 (11.54%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
11 3 (11.54%) DeepCrawl

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 (34.62%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Google Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (7.69%) AdWords
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) MailChimp
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Website Optimizer
2 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Mocha
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (65.38%) Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Advertising
3 5 (19.23%) Automotive
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) SEO Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS3
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Social Media
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) New Media
3 2 (7.69%) Infotainment
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) SEO
2 12 (46.15%) Analytics
3 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Copywriting
5 7 (26.92%) Content Marketing
5 7 (26.92%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (19.23%) Email Marketing
6 5 (19.23%) Link Building
6 5 (19.23%) Pay per click
7 4 (15.38%) Content Writing
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Content Management
8 3 (11.54%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
8 3 (11.54%) Integrated Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Lead Generation
8 3 (11.54%) Microservices
8 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (11.54%) SOLID
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Twitter
2 9 (34.62%) Google
3 5 (19.23%) Facebook
4 3 (11.54%) DeepCrawl
4 3 (11.54%) Screaming Frog
5 2 (7.69%) QNX
5 2 (7.69%) RedGate
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk