The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 88 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 1.10% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 3.30% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 0
Average salary £80,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Social Media
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
427 394 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.21% 33.19% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 356 347 378
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Media across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Social Media
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Media across the Bedfordshire region.

Social Media Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Social Media
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Luton -3 7 £80,000 +60.00%
Bedford - 2 £32,500 -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Social Media 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 Social Media.

1 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 8 (57.14%) CRM
3 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) SaaS
4 6 (42.86%) PaaS
4 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 6 (42.86%) ERP
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) B2B
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
8 1 (7.14%) Business Development
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) HTML5
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Google
8 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
8 1 (7.14%) Copywriting
8 1 (7.14%) Blog
8 1 (7.14%) Social Network
8 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
8 1 (7.14%) Drupal

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Social Media 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 Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
1 6 (42.86%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
General
1 12 (85.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Communications Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Web Editor
2 1 (7.14%) Account Executive
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.14%) Blog
2 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 6 (42.86%) ERP
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) SEO
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Google