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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 97 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.080% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.74% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £35,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.32%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
497 408 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 39.57% 31.60% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 345 316 331
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) SugarCRM

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (20.00%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Assistant
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (20.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Integration
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Sage
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter