The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 116 90 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 16 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 1.76% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 4.87% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 4
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Social 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
636 718 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.36% 36.06% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 501 596 678
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Social Media
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Birmingham

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 28 (77.78%) Google
2 27 (75.00%) MVC
3 26 (72.22%) Sony
3 26 (72.22%) Apple
3 26 (72.22%) C#
3 26 (72.22%) .NET
3 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 26 (72.22%) OO
3 26 (72.22%) BBC
3 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (72.22%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) Ruby
3 26 (72.22%) Yahoo!
3 26 (72.22%) WCF
3 26 (72.22%) Git (software)
3 26 (72.22%) RESTful
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (72.22%) BDD
3 26 (72.22%) NoSQL
3 26 (72.22%) Node.js
3 26 (72.22%) Facebook
3 26 (72.22%) Web Application Development
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (16.67%) Marketing
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 4 (11.11%) QA
5 4 (11.11%) C

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 26 (72.22%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
1 26 (72.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Content Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Designer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Designer
4 1 (2.78%) Web Designer
4 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) .NET
1 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
1 26 (72.22%) RESTful
1 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 26 (72.22%) WCF
1 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) CSS3
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) BBC
2 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.56%) Copywriting
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) MVC
2 26 (72.22%) OO
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) TDD
2 26 (72.22%) BDD
2 26 (72.22%) Web Application Development
3 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) SEO
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) B2C
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) People Management
6 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
1 26 (72.22%) Ruby
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 1 (2.78%) PHP5
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Google
2 26 (72.22%) Facebook
2 26 (72.22%) Apple
2 26 (72.22%) Sony
2 26 (72.22%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
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