The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 16 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 13 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.21% 1.90% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.89% 6.45% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £27,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
Social Media
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Miscellaneous Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 38.79% 29.52% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 14
Average salary £29,728 £37,311 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.32% +6.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Social Media
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Preston

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) SEO
4 8 (61.54%) Email Marketing
4 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (61.54%) Content Management
4 8 (61.54%) Pay per click
4 8 (61.54%) Marketing
4 8 (61.54%) WordPress
4 8 (61.54%) Social Media Marketing
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Facebook
5 5 (38.46%) Twitter
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
6 3 (23.08%) User Experience
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Apple
6 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (23.08%) Android

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (61.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Website Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 3 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 8 (61.54%) SEO
2 8 (61.54%) Email Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Content Management
2 8 (61.54%) Pay per click
2 8 (61.54%) Social Media Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Facebook
1 5 (38.46%) Twitter
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Google
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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