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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 95 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.084% 0.75% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 2.43% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
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
444 371 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.19% 31.05% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 308 301 334
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 31 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 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (33.33%) Social Network
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Integration
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Trainee Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Trainee Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Trainee
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter