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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 155 123 165
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +42
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 91 138 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.96% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 5.75% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 91 75
Average salary £24,375 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.35% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
2283 2402 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.20% 34.18% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1812 1865 1964
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -46 40 £28,750 -4.16% 16
Cheshire +7 24 £25,000 -37.50% 5
Lancashire +11 14 £23,500 -27.69% 6
Merseyside +12 10 £24,000 -40.00% 2
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 152 (76.77%) Marketing
2 72 (36.36%) HTML
3 68 (34.34%) Digital Marketing
4 55 (27.78%) CSS
5 53 (26.77%) Photoshop
6 49 (24.75%) Web Design
7 44 (22.22%) Content Management
8 42 (21.21%) SEO
8 42 (21.21%) Email Marketing
9 41 (20.71%) CRM
10 40 (20.20%) Google
11 35 (17.68%) CMS
11 35 (17.68%) E-Commerce
12 34 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (16.67%) Degree
14 31 (15.66%) JavaScript
15 29 (14.65%) WordPress
15 29 (14.65%) Pay per click
15 29 (14.65%) Twitter
16 27 (13.64%) Facebook
16 27 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
17 26 (13.13%) Analytics
17 26 (13.13%) HTML5
17 26 (13.13%) jQuery
18 25 (12.63%) .NET
19 24 (12.12%) B2B
20 22 (11.11%) Adobe
20 22 (11.11%) C#
20 22 (11.11%) Retail
20 22 (11.11%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (17.68%) CMS
2 29 (14.65%) WordPress
3 16 (8.08%) Umbraco
4 9 (4.55%) Node.js
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.01%) Drupal
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (26.77%) Photoshop
2 27 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (7.07%) Adobe After Effects
4 13 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (4.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (4.04%) InDesign
5 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
6 7 (3.54%) Fireworks
7 5 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.01%) Radian6
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.08%) Google Analytics
2 13 (6.57%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) SSH
2 2 (1.01%) SMS
2 2 (1.01%) CTI
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.51%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.05%) Grunt
3 5 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 152 (76.77%) Marketing
2 22 (11.11%) Retail
3 17 (8.59%) Legal
3 17 (8.59%) Advertising
4 11 (5.56%) Finance
5 6 (3.03%) Games
5 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.02%) Billing
6 4 (2.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Developer
2 31 (15.66%) Designer
3 16 (8.08%) Junior
4 15 (7.58%) Junior Developer
5 14 (7.07%) Marketing Executive
6 13 (6.57%) Graphic Designer
6 13 (6.57%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (5.56%) Web Designer
7 11 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.55%) Resourcer
9 8 (4.04%) Junior Web Developer
9 8 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.04%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Consultant
10 7 (3.54%) Account Manager
10 7 (3.54%) PPC Specialist
10 7 (3.54%) PPC Manager
10 7 (3.54%) PPC Analyst
10 7 (3.54%) PPC Executive
11 6 (3.03%) Social Media Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.36%) HTML
2 55 (27.78%) CSS
3 26 (13.13%) jQuery
3 26 (13.13%) HTML5
4 25 (12.63%) .NET
5 22 (11.11%) CSS3
6 13 (6.57%) Modernizr
6 13 (6.57%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.55%) XML
8 7 (3.54%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (3.54%) Sass
9 6 (3.03%) LESS
9 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.03%) Ajax
9 6 (3.03%) RESTful
9 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.03%) WCF
10 5 (2.53%) JSON
11 3 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.60%) Copywriting
3 18 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 16 (8.08%) User Experience
5 13 (6.57%) Digital Media
5 13 (6.57%) Blog
6 11 (5.56%) Photography
7 9 (4.55%) Graphic Design
8 8 (4.04%) IVR
9 7 (3.54%) iPhone
10 6 (3.03%) BBC
11 5 (2.53%) PlayStation
12 4 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (2.02%) Open Source
13 3 (1.52%) Animation
13 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
14 2 (1.01%) iPad
14 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.01%) Android
2 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.51%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.34%) Digital Marketing
2 49 (24.75%) Web Design
3 44 (22.22%) Content Management
4 42 (21.21%) SEO
4 42 (21.21%) Email Marketing
5 41 (20.71%) CRM
6 35 (17.68%) E-Commerce
7 29 (14.65%) Pay per click
8 26 (13.13%) Analytics
9 24 (12.12%) B2B
10 22 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (9.60%) Web Development
12 16 (8.08%) Migration
13 13 (6.57%) Social Media Marketing
13 13 (6.57%) Online Marketing
14 12 (6.06%) Competitor Analysis
15 11 (5.56%) MVC
16 9 (4.55%) B2C
16 9 (4.55%) OO
16 9 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.66%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.11%) C#
3 16 (8.08%) PHP
4 14 (7.07%) SQL
5 6 (3.03%) Ruby
6 3 (1.52%) Java
6 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.01%) MBA
3 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (20.20%) Google
2 29 (14.65%) Twitter
3 27 (13.64%) Facebook
4 22 (11.11%) Adobe
5 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.57%) Eloqua
6 13 (6.57%) EPiServer
7 12 (6.06%) Yahoo!
8 9 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.54%) Apple
10 6 (3.03%) Sony
11 3 (1.52%) ClickTale
12 2 (1.01%) Cisco
12 2 (1.01%) EMC
12 2 (1.01%) Avaya
12 2 (1.01%) Genesys
12 2 (1.01%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.51%) Symantec
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