The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 238 203 202
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs citing Digital Media 15 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.88% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 32
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +86.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Digital 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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2395 2450 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.73% 34.25% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1866 1954
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Digital Media
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Digital Media Salary Trend in the North West

Digital Media
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Media across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Digital Media Salary Histogram in the North West

Digital Media
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester -11 11 £47,500 +41.79%
Cheshire +3 4 £31,000 +24.00%
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Digital 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 Digital Media.

1 17 (53.13%) Marketing
2 12 (37.50%) Advertising
3 10 (31.25%) Social Media
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) Adobe
6 5 (15.63%) Pay per click
7 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
7 4 (12.50%) Video on Demand
7 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) People Management
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (12.50%) Fireworks
7 4 (12.50%) VMware
7 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
8 3 (9.38%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.25%) Blog
9 2 (6.25%) Podcast

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Digital 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 Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) Jetty
1 2 (6.25%) WordPress
1 2 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Fireworks
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Route 53
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) VoIP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
1 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.25%) Hudson
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (53.13%) Marketing
2 12 (37.50%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Account Manager
1 4 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
1 4 (12.50%) Designer
1 4 (12.50%) Digital Account Manager
2 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Art Director
2 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
2 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
3 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing Consultant
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (3.13%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Dojo
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Social Media
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 4 (12.50%) Video on Demand
3 2 (6.25%) Blog
3 2 (6.25%) Podcast
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Pay per click
2 4 (12.50%) People Management
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security
3 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Email Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Online Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.25%) RightScale
4 2 (6.25%) Facebook
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter
5 1 (3.13%) Yahoo!
5 1 (3.13%) Google