The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 19 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.91% 2.42% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.74% 6.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £92,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.77%
Social Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
23 72 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.97% 34.78% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 60 43
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £40,000 £27,465
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Social Media
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Social Media Salary Trend in the Midlands

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (57.14%) Flash
3 4 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (57.14%) Adobe
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) Advertising
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 4 (57.14%) InDesign
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Photography
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
3 4 (57.14%) WordPress
3 4 (57.14%) Magento
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Retail

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (57.14%) Umbraco
1 4 (57.14%) WordPress
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InDesign
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
2 2 (28.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Advertising
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) CRM Architect
1 2 (28.57%) CRM Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
1 4 (57.14%) Photography
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) B2B
5 2 (28.57%) B2C
6 1 (14.29%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Google