The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.52% 3.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.80% 10.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £34,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +2.73%
Social Media
County Antrim

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

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 29 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.92% 32.95% 60.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 17
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +51.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Social Media
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Belfast

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Social Media 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 8 (72.73%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (27.27%) WordPress
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 3 (27.27%) Email Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Intranet
4 3 (27.27%) Laravel

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
1 5 (45.45%) JSON
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Laravel
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Email Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter