The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 63 61 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -45
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 25 43 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.96% 4.20% 15.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 11.85% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 133
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Social Media
East Sussex

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

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
420 363 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 49.70% 35.41% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 373 289 321
Average salary £42,500 £39,274 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Social Media
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Brighton

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Brighton

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 46 (73.02%) HTML
2 44 (69.84%) HTML5
3 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.03%) Java
5 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
6 24 (38.10%) Degree
7 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
7 22 (34.92%) User Experience
7 22 (34.92%) CSS
7 22 (34.92%) Mainframe
8 20 (31.75%) CSS3
9 18 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 18 (28.57%) QA
9 18 (28.57%) Android
9 18 (28.57%) Web Services
9 18 (28.57%) XML
9 18 (28.57%) RAD
9 18 (28.57%) PHP
9 18 (28.57%) DB2
10 17 (26.98%) Marketing
11 16 (25.40%) Web Development
11 16 (25.40%) jQuery
12 14 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (22.22%) Open Source
12 14 (22.22%) Finance
13 13 (20.63%) MySQL
14 11 (17.46%) Photoshop
14 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
14 11 (17.46%) Ajax

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) PegaRULES
3 3 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) DB2
2 13 (20.63%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Selenium
1 11 (17.46%) WebDriver
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Grunt
2 9 (14.29%) gulp
3 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
3 8 (12.70%) JMeter
3 8 (12.70%) JUnit
3 8 (12.70%) LoadRunner
3 8 (12.70%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (26.98%) Marketing
2 14 (22.22%) Finance
3 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (15.87%) Agile Project Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Technical Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Technical Project Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Web Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 8 (12.70%) QA Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Quality Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Software QA Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Software Quality Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) UX Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Web Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (73.02%) HTML
2 44 (69.84%) HTML5
3 22 (34.92%) CSS
4 20 (31.75%) CSS3
5 18 (28.57%) Web Services
5 18 (28.57%) XML
6 16 (25.40%) jQuery
7 11 (17.46%) Ajax
8 10 (15.87%) Velocity
9 9 (14.29%) LESS
10 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.94%) Sass
12 4 (6.35%) Spring
13 3 (4.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
1 22 (34.92%) Mainframe
1 22 (34.92%) User Experience
2 10 (15.87%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Android
1 18 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (28.57%) RAD
3 16 (25.40%) Web Development
4 14 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (22.22%) Open Source
5 11 (17.46%) SDLC
6 10 (15.87%) API Development
6 10 (15.87%) Front End Development
6 10 (15.87%) OO
6 10 (15.87%) OOD
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
6 10 (15.87%) Scrum
6 10 (15.87%) SOA
6 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
7 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) PHP
4 8 (12.70%) COBOL
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) PMI Certification
3 8 (12.70%) ISEB
3 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Rally
2 8 (12.70%) HP
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe
4 4 (6.35%) Pega