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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 26 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.77% 1.34% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 7.41% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £30,750 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +20.00%
Social Media
Manchester

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 37.17% 18.12% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 44
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £31,700 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Social Media
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Bolton

Social Media
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google