The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 120 132 145
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 39 38 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.02% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.41% 2.83% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 3
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +95.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Social Media
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1145 1344 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.82% 35.94% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 686 835 614
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Social Media
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Scotland

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Scotland

Social Media
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
(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
Edinburgh +18 31 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +5 6 £35,000 +66.66% 2
Dundee - 2 £40,000 -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) Web Application Development
4 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (26.67%) Java
5 20 (26.67%) CSS
5 20 (26.67%) Marketing
6 19 (25.33%) HTML
7 18 (24.00%) Ruby
7 18 (24.00%) Google
7 18 (24.00%) jQuery
8 16 (21.33%) .NET
8 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
8 16 (21.33%) SaaS
9 15 (20.00%) C#
9 15 (20.00%) OO
9 15 (20.00%) HTML5
10 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
10 14 (18.67%) Apple
10 14 (18.67%) MVC
10 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
11 13 (17.33%) Sony
11 13 (17.33%) BBC
11 13 (17.33%) TDD
11 13 (17.33%) Yahoo!
11 13 (17.33%) WCF
11 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
11 13 (17.33%) RESTful
11 13 (17.33%) BDD

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.33%) Node.js
3 12 (16.00%) CMS
4 7 (9.33%) Drupal
5 4 (5.33%) WordPress
5 4 (5.33%) JBoss
5 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.00%) SAS
6 3 (4.00%) Liferay
7 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) SPSS
3 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Magento
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 3 (4.00%) Big Data
5 3 (4.00%) DB2
5 3 (4.00%) OLAP
5 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.00%) ERwin
3 3 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) FogBugz
General
1 20 (26.67%) Marketing
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Web Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Digital Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) CSS
2 19 (25.33%) HTML
3 18 (24.00%) jQuery
4 16 (21.33%) .NET
4 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (20.00%) HTML5
6 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (17.33%) RESTful
7 13 (17.33%) WCF
7 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (16.00%) CSS3
9 6 (8.00%) Ajax
10 4 (5.33%) GWT
10 4 (5.33%) Spring
11 3 (4.00%) SOAP
12 2 (2.67%) XHTML
12 2 (2.67%) REST
13 1 (1.33%) iOS SDK
13 1 (1.33%) iPhone SDK
13 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) BBC
2 9 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.67%) User Experience
4 7 (9.33%) Open Source
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (4.00%) EPoS
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.33%) New Media
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.33%) iPhone
8 1 (1.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Android
1 11 (14.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Web Application Development
3 15 (20.00%) OO
4 14 (18.67%) MVC
5 13 (17.33%) TDD
5 13 (17.33%) BDD
6 12 (16.00%) Analytics
6 12 (16.00%) SEO
7 11 (14.67%) Web Development
7 11 (14.67%) iOS Development
8 10 (13.33%) Android Development
9 8 (10.67%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (8.00%) CRM
12 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.33%) EAI
13 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
13 4 (5.33%) SOA
13 4 (5.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (26.67%) Java
3 18 (24.00%) Ruby
4 15 (20.00%) C#
5 7 (9.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.67%) Python
6 5 (6.67%) PHP5
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (2.67%) SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) HND
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Google
2 14 (18.67%) Apple
3 13 (17.33%) Sony
3 13 (17.33%) Facebook
3 13 (17.33%) Yahoo!
4 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) Cognos
5 3 (4.00%) Informatica
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
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