The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social 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 Social Media over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 156 136 173
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 86 129 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.83% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.76% 5.35% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 54 81 80
Average salary £24,188 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.89% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £42,750
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2288 2409 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.16% 34.15% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 1861 1987
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 the North West

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Social Media
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Social Media Salary Trend in the North West

Social Media
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Social Media Salary Histogram in the North West

Social 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 Social Media within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
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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 -54 39 £30,000 - 11
Cheshire +10 24 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Merseyside +12 10 £24,000 -33.79%
Lancashire +11 10 £23,500 -27.69% 4
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 156 (78.39%) Marketing
2 68 (34.17%) HTML
3 67 (33.67%) Digital Marketing
4 51 (25.63%) CSS
5 50 (25.13%) Photoshop
6 47 (23.62%) Google
7 45 (22.61%) Web Design
8 44 (22.11%) CRM
9 43 (21.61%) Content Management
9 43 (21.61%) Email Marketing
10 39 (19.60%) SEO
11 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
12 32 (16.08%) WordPress
13 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (15.58%) .NET
13 31 (15.58%) E-Commerce
14 30 (15.08%) Degree
15 29 (14.57%) CMS
16 28 (14.07%) C#
16 28 (14.07%) Facebook
17 27 (13.57%) Analytics
17 27 (13.57%) HTML5
17 27 (13.57%) Pay per click
18 26 (13.07%) SQL Server
18 26 (13.07%) jQuery
18 26 (13.07%) Twitter
19 24 (12.06%) B2B
19 24 (12.06%) Adobe Illustrator
20 23 (11.56%) CSS3
20 23 (11.56%) Copywriting

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 32 (16.08%) WordPress
2 29 (14.57%) CMS
3 20 (10.05%) Umbraco
4 12 (6.03%) Node.js
5 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.01%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (25.13%) Photoshop
2 24 (12.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (7.04%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (4.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (4.02%) InDesign
6 8 (4.02%) MS Excel
7 6 (3.02%) Fireworks
7 6 (3.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.01%) Magento
3 2 (1.01%) Radian6
4 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) SSH
2 2 (1.01%) SMS
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.04%) MySQL
3 10 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.01%) Big Data
4 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.01%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.02%) Grunt
3 2 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 156 (78.39%) Marketing
2 19 (9.55%) Advertising
2 19 (9.55%) Retail
3 17 (8.54%) Legal
4 9 (4.52%) Finance
5 6 (3.02%) Games
6 4 (2.01%) Law
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (23.62%) Developer
2 31 (15.58%) Designer
3 14 (7.04%) Marketing Executive
4 13 (6.53%) Graphic Designer
5 12 (6.03%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (5.53%) Resourcer
6 11 (5.53%) Web Developer
6 11 (5.53%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Web Designer
7 10 (5.03%) Junior
8 9 (4.52%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Consultant
10 7 (3.52%) Account Manager
10 7 (3.52%) Recruitment Resourcer
10 7 (3.52%) Digital Designer
10 7 (3.52%) PPC Manager
10 7 (3.52%) PPC Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) PPC Executive
10 7 (3.52%) PPC Specialist
11 6 (3.02%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (34.17%) HTML
2 51 (25.63%) CSS
3 31 (15.58%) .NET
4 27 (13.57%) HTML5
5 26 (13.07%) jQuery
6 23 (11.56%) CSS3
7 17 (8.54%) Modernizr
8 16 (8.04%) ASP.NET
9 13 (6.53%) XML
10 11 (5.53%) Razor View Engine
11 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (5.03%) RESTful
11 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (5.03%) WCF
12 6 (3.02%) Sass
12 6 (3.02%) LESS
13 3 (1.51%) XHTML
13 3 (1.51%) Ajax
14 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
14 2 (1.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.56%) Copywriting
3 14 (7.04%) Blog
3 14 (7.04%) Digital Media
3 14 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.04%) User Experience
4 11 (5.53%) Photography
5 10 (5.03%) BBC
6 9 (4.52%) Graphic Design
7 7 (3.52%) iPhone
8 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.51%) Life Science
9 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.51%) IVR
9 3 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.01%) Statistics
10 2 (1.01%) Animation
10 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.01%) iPad
11 1 (0.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
1 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (0.50%) Android
1 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.67%) Digital Marketing
2 45 (22.61%) Web Design
3 44 (22.11%) CRM
4 43 (21.61%) Content Management
4 43 (21.61%) Email Marketing
5 39 (19.60%) SEO
6 31 (15.58%) E-Commerce
7 27 (13.57%) Pay per click
7 27 (13.57%) Analytics
8 24 (12.06%) B2B
9 22 (11.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (8.54%) MVC
11 16 (8.04%) Migration
11 16 (8.04%) Online Marketing
12 14 (7.04%) Social Media Marketing
13 13 (6.53%) Competitor Analysis
14 12 (6.03%) Web Development
14 12 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (6.03%) OO
15 11 (5.53%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
2 28 (14.07%) C#
3 19 (9.55%) SQL
4 11 (5.53%) PHP
5 10 (5.03%) Ruby
6 4 (2.01%) Java
7 2 (1.01%) Scala
7 2 (1.01%) R
7 2 (1.01%) C++
7 2 (1.01%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (15.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.01%) PhD
3 1 (0.50%) MBA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (23.62%) Google
2 28 (14.07%) Facebook
3 26 (13.07%) Twitter
4 21 (10.55%) Adobe
5 18 (9.05%) Yahoo!
6 17 (8.54%) Eloqua
6 17 (8.54%) EPiServer
6 17 (8.54%) Microsoft
7 13 (6.53%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (5.03%) Apple
8 10 (5.03%) Sony
9 3 (1.51%) Zend
9 3 (1.51%) ClickTale
10 1 (0.50%) Symantec
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco
10 1 (0.50%) EMC
10 1 (0.50%) Avaya
10 1 (0.50%) Genesys
10 1 (0.50%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.50%) Sysomos
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