The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 92 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.20% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +42.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Social Media
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
471 332 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.53% 34.48% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 351 227 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Social Media
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Essex

Social Media
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 4 £40,000 -
Maldon - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £40,000 -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 15 (93.75%) Marketing
2 14 (87.50%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Retail
4 9 (56.25%) SEO
4 9 (56.25%) Analytics
5 8 (50.00%) Pay per click
6 5 (31.25%) CMS
6 5 (31.25%) Web Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Email Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) Online Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Google Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) Digital Media
7 4 (25.00%) User Experience
7 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) Google
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Content Management
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 3 (18.75%) MySQL
8 3 (18.75%) FTP
8 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (18.75%) Adobe
8 3 (18.75%) Blog
8 3 (18.75%) WordPress

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) FTP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (93.75%) Marketing
2 10 (62.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Content Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing Executive
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing Director
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Blog
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 2 (12.50%) Ergonomics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (56.25%) SEO
2 9 (56.25%) Analytics
3 8 (50.00%) Pay per click
4 5 (31.25%) Web Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Email Marketing
4 5 (31.25%) Online Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) Email Management
7 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) Web Design
8 1 (6.25%) Database Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MBA
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) Facebook
2 3 (18.75%) Twitter
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Sage
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft