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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 76 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 19 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.90% 1.34% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 3.74% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 16
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
413 428 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.26% 35.94% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 352 343 333
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -11 9 £44,100 +60.36% 2
Maidstone +6 3 £35,000 +42.85%
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 3 June 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 26 (54.17%) Marketing
2 16 (33.33%) HTML
3 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) Games
4 13 (27.08%) SEO
5 12 (25.00%) Android
5 12 (25.00%) Analytics
5 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 11 (22.92%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (22.92%) Google
6 11 (22.92%) CSS
7 10 (20.83%) Time Management
8 9 (18.75%) PHP
8 9 (18.75%) Android Development
8 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (16.67%) REST
9 8 (16.67%) Facebook
9 8 (16.67%) Publishing
9 8 (16.67%) OpenGL
9 8 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (16.67%) Online Marketing
9 8 (16.67%) Game Development
9 8 (16.67%) OAuth
9 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 8 (16.67%) JSON
9 8 (16.67%) jQuery
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
10 6 (12.50%) HTML5

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (8.33%) WordPress
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.25%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) PPP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) PEAR
2 5 (10.42%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) NUnit
3 3 (6.25%) NuGet
General
1 26 (54.17%) Marketing
2 14 (29.17%) Games
3 8 (16.67%) Publishing
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Android Developer
3 8 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) SEO Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
4 5 (10.42%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Social Media Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (22.92%) CSS
3 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (16.67%) REST
3 8 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 8 (16.67%) OAuth
3 8 (16.67%) JSON
3 8 (16.67%) jQuery
4 6 (12.50%) HTML5
5 5 (10.42%) Yii
5 5 (10.42%) XHTML
5 5 (10.42%) .NET
5 5 (10.42%) Google Maps API
5 5 (10.42%) Symfony
6 3 (6.25%) StructureMap
6 3 (6.25%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (6.25%) CSS3
6 3 (6.25%) Laravel
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) BBC
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Android
2 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) SEO
2 12 (25.00%) Analytics
3 11 (22.92%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (20.83%) Time Management
5 9 (18.75%) Android Development
6 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) Online Marketing
6 8 (16.67%) Game Development
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
8 5 (10.42%) BDD
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) Web Analytics
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) SOA
10 3 (6.25%) ITSM
10 3 (6.25%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) PHP
3 4 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) C
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Google
2 8 (16.67%) Facebook
3 6 (12.50%) Twitter
4 5 (10.42%) Zend
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Adobe
5 3 (6.25%) Quark
5 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.17%) Tableau
6 2 (4.17%) Tealeaf
6 2 (4.17%) Yahoo!
6 2 (4.17%) Sony
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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