The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank - 64 -
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 2.01% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Social Media
Leicestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 160 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.13% 35.71% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 126 147 107
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Social Media
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Leicester

Social Media
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP