The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network 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 Network over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 239 226 260
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Social Network 16 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.49% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 13
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Social Network
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
2486 2248 2557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.62% 33.06% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 1814 2249
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Social Network
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Social Network Salary Trend in the North West

Social Network
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 Network within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Cumbria - 8 £27,000 -
Cheshire -4 7 £37,500 -
Manchester -31 1 £26,000 -30.66%
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Social Network 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 Network.

1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 29 (70.73%) Facebook
2 29 (70.73%) Twitter
3 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
4 27 (65.85%) .NET
4 27 (65.85%) Scrum
4 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (65.85%) TDD
4 27 (65.85%) NUnit
4 27 (65.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (65.85%) Castle Windsor
5 20 (48.78%) Ninject
5 20 (48.78%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (48.78%) Unity DI Container
5 20 (48.78%) Moq
5 20 (48.78%) WinForms
5 20 (48.78%) MVVM
5 20 (48.78%) WPF
5 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (48.78%) Kanban
5 20 (48.78%) Spring.NET
5 20 (48.78%) Dependency Injection
5 20 (48.78%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (48.78%) MSTest
5 20 (48.78%) Finance
5 20 (48.78%) Windows
6 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 10 (24.39%) PHP
7 10 (24.39%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Social Network 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 Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Photoshop
1 9 (21.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (65.85%) NUnit
1 27 (65.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 20 (48.78%) Moq
2 20 (48.78%) MSTest
3 7 (17.07%) Subversion
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Web Designer
3 9 (21.95%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior
5 2 (4.88%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Graduate
6 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
1 27 (65.85%) Castle Windsor
2 20 (48.78%) Ninject
2 20 (48.78%) WPF
2 20 (48.78%) Spring.NET
2 20 (48.78%) WinForms
2 20 (48.78%) Unity DI Container
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) jQuery
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 7 (17.07%) NHibernate
6 7 (17.07%) WCF
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (17.07%) LINQ
6 7 (17.07%) MonoRail
6 7 (17.07%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Inversion of Control
1 20 (48.78%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (21.95%) Graphic Design
2 9 (21.95%) Photography
2 9 (21.95%) Copywriting
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile Games
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Scrum
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (65.85%) TDD
2 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (48.78%) Kanban
2 20 (48.78%) Dependency Injection
2 20 (48.78%) MVVM
3 9 (21.95%) Email Marketing
3 9 (21.95%) SEO
4 8 (19.51%) MVC
5 7 (17.07%) OO
5 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.88%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Facebook
1 29 (70.73%) Twitter
2 9 (21.95%) Adobe