The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 52 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 14 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.77% 1.56% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.07% 8.16% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.04% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
Social Media
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
139 98 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.47% 19.07% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 118 94 104
Average salary £38,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Social Media
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Lancashire

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Social Media
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Lancaster +1 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Preston +5 4 £37,500 +80.72%
Blackburn - 2 £37,750 -
Burnley - 1 £21,500 -
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 20 (83.33%) Marketing
2 11 (45.83%) Pay per click
3 8 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (33.33%) SEO
3 8 (33.33%) Online Marketing
4 7 (29.17%) Advertising
5 6 (25.00%) CMS
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) Copywriting
5 6 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
6 5 (20.83%) Web Design
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
7 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (16.67%) Drupal
8 3 (12.50%) Blog
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.50%) WordPress
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (12.50%) Creative Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) HNC
8 3 (12.50%) HND
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Drupal
3 3 (12.50%) WordPress
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.17%) osCommerce
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (83.33%) Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing Assistant
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (12.50%) Communications Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Web Designer
4 2 (8.33%) SEO Executive
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.50%) XHTML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 3 (12.50%) Blog
2 3 (12.50%) E-Learning
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) New Media
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Pay per click
2 8 (33.33%) SEO
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Email Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Online Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Kanban
3 5 (20.83%) Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) Creative Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) B2C
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) HNC
2 3 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Facebook
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Yahoo!
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