The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank - 37 42
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.55% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.16% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £40,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
Social Media
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.33% 18.99% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 29
Average salary £33,500 £34,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.89% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,900 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Social Media
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Chester

Social Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) C#

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe