The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 78 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 17 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.78% 1.72% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 4.55% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,920 £51,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Social Media
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
413 462 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.16% 37.81% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 362 343 322
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Social Media
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Kent

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Kent

Social Media
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Tunbridge Wells -7 5 £63,200 +5.33% 1
Maidstone +27 3 £40,000 +63.26% 4
Folkestone - 2 £33,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 43 (68.25%) Marketing
2 20 (31.75%) SEO
2 20 (31.75%) HTML
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) Analytics
5 15 (23.81%) Time Management
6 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (22.22%) PHP
6 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (20.63%) CSS
7 13 (20.63%) Project Management
7 13 (20.63%) Online Marketing
8 12 (19.05%) jQuery
8 12 (19.05%) Google
9 10 (15.87%) Degree
9 10 (15.87%) Games
9 10 (15.87%) OO
9 10 (15.87%) Facebook
10 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
10 9 (14.29%) WordPress
11 8 (12.70%) Java
11 8 (12.70%) Publishing
11 8 (12.70%) Quark
11 8 (12.70%) Adobe
11 8 (12.70%) Acrobat
12 7 (11.11%) Internet
12 7 (11.11%) Web Services
12 7 (11.11%) XHTML
12 7 (11.11%) SOA
12 7 (11.11%) HTTP

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (14.29%) WordPress
2 5 (7.94%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Acrobat
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) HTTP
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) PPP
3 1 (1.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
1 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Subversion
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.94%) PEAR
2 2 (3.17%) Sublime Text
2 2 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 43 (68.25%) Marketing
2 10 (15.87%) Games
3 8 (12.70%) Publishing
4 5 (7.94%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) SEO Consultant
3 12 (19.05%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Graphic Designer
4 8 (12.70%) Designer
5 7 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Android Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Social Media Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Account Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) HTML
2 13 (20.63%) CSS
3 12 (19.05%) jQuery
4 7 (11.11%) HTML5
4 7 (11.11%) Yii
4 7 (11.11%) Web Services
4 7 (11.11%) XHTML
4 7 (11.11%) Symfony
5 5 (7.94%) Laravel
5 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (7.94%) Google Maps API
6 4 (6.35%) OAuth
6 4 (6.35%) REST
6 4 (6.35%) OpenGL
6 4 (6.35%) JSON
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.17%) SOAP
7 2 (3.17%) .NET
7 2 (3.17%) CSS3
8 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.11%) Open Source
4 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.35%) BBC
5 4 (6.35%) User Experience
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.17%) W3C
8 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Blog
8 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Android
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) SEO
2 16 (25.40%) Analytics
3 15 (23.81%) Time Management
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Project Management
5 13 (20.63%) Online Marketing
6 10 (15.87%) OO
7 7 (11.11%) SOA
7 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) DevOps
8 5 (7.94%) Android Development
8 5 (7.94%) People Management
8 5 (7.94%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (7.94%) EAI
8 5 (7.94%) DSDM
8 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.94%) BDD
8 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.22%) PHP
3 8 (12.70%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Google
2 10 (15.87%) Facebook
3 8 (12.70%) Quark
3 8 (12.70%) Adobe
4 7 (11.11%) Zend
5 6 (9.52%) Twitter
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.35%) Sony
7 4 (6.35%) Yahoo!
7 4 (6.35%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Sun
8 2 (3.17%) Tealeaf
8 2 (3.17%) Tableau
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 + Sales Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago