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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 43 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.95% 1.32% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.78% 3.95% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £23,938 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.34% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
148 152 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.56% 33.33% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 125 128 87
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £50,500
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
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 21 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
Preston +12 4 £27,000 +35.00% 3
Blackpool - 4 £24,375 -
Rossendale - 1 £23,500 -
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) Marketing
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) Photoshop
4 13 (56.52%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (47.83%) CSS
6 10 (43.48%) Content Management
6 10 (43.48%) Web Development
7 9 (39.13%) Degree
7 9 (39.13%) Pay per click
7 9 (39.13%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) WordPress
7 9 (39.13%) Email Marketing
7 9 (39.13%) SEO
8 8 (34.78%) CMS
8 8 (34.78%) PHP
8 8 (34.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (30.43%) Twitter
10 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (26.09%) Web Design
11 5 (21.74%) Google
11 5 (21.74%) Social Media Marketing
11 5 (21.74%) User Experience
11 5 (21.74%) Analytics
12 4 (17.39%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (17.39%) Copywriting
12 4 (17.39%) Blog
12 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
12 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (17.39%) InDesign
12 4 (17.39%) Advertising

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) WordPress
2 8 (34.78%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Photoshop
2 8 (34.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (17.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (78.26%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing Executive
3 4 (17.39%) PPC Executive
3 4 (17.39%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) PPC Manager
3 4 (17.39%) PPC Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Junior
3 4 (17.39%) Junior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Junior PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PPC Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Copywriting
2 4 (17.39%) Blog
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) IVR
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (43.48%) Web Development
2 10 (43.48%) Content Management
3 9 (39.13%) SEO
3 9 (39.13%) Email Marketing
3 9 (39.13%) Pay per click
4 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (26.09%) Web Design
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Social Media Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) B2B
7 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) Online Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Twitter
2 5 (21.74%) Google
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe
4 3 (13.04%) Facebook
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
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