The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 116 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Digital Media 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.62% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.82% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
Digital Media
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
480 549 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.23% 34.14% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 428 491 394
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,612
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Digital Media
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Digital Media Salary Trend in Birmingham

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Digital 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 Digital Media.

1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (50.00%) InDesign
5 4 (40.00%) Advertising
5 4 (40.00%) CMS
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
5 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
5 4 (40.00%) JSON
5 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) User Experience
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Digital 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 Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
1 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (50.00%) InDesign
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Digital Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Development Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft