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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 23 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.82% 0.53% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.86% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
58 83 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.12% 43.92% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 68 15
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £80,000 £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 27 February 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) SEO
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Analytics
2 11 (68.75%) User Experience
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) Umbraco
2 11 (68.75%) WordPress
2 11 (68.75%) Magento
2 11 (68.75%) Flash
2 11 (68.75%) Content Management
2 11 (68.75%) Statistics
2 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 11 (68.75%) Web Development
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) Photography
2 11 (68.75%) Workflow
2 11 (68.75%) Advertising
2 11 (68.75%) CMS
2 11 (68.75%) InDesign
2 11 (68.75%) Web Design
2 11 (68.75%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (68.75%) Adobe
2 11 (68.75%) PHP
2 11 (68.75%) Photoshop
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) CMS
1 11 (68.75%) Umbraco
1 11 (68.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Photoshop
1 11 (68.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Magento
2 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (68.75%) Advertising
1 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Flash
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Statistics
1 11 (68.75%) Photography
1 11 (68.75%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SEO
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) Analytics
2 11 (68.75%) Web Development
2 11 (68.75%) Workflow
2 11 (68.75%) Web Design
2 11 (68.75%) Content Management
3 5 (31.25%) Pay per click
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Adobe
2 5 (31.25%) Google