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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank - 29 28
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 0 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.65% 6.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.80% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.41%
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
91 69 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.23% 45.70% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 40
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,800 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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