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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 146 153 154
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 23 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.49% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 2
Average salary £38,750 £31,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -39.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,600 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1190 1273 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.33% 34.24% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 761 834 785
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +15 18 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Glasgow +5 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Lothian - 1 £32,500 - 1
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (35.48%) Marketing
2 20 (32.26%) Google
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
4 15 (24.19%) Ruby
4 15 (24.19%) SaaS
4 15 (24.19%) MVC
4 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) HTML
5 14 (22.58%) .NET
5 14 (22.58%) C#
5 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 14 (22.58%) OO
5 14 (22.58%) SEO
5 14 (22.58%) Apple
6 13 (20.97%) Sony
6 13 (20.97%) BBC
6 13 (20.97%) CSS
6 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (20.97%) RESTful
6 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.97%) BDD
6 13 (20.97%) Node.js
6 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
6 13 (20.97%) TDD
6 13 (20.97%) Yahoo!
6 13 (20.97%) WCF
6 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (20.97%) Facebook

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (20.97%) Node.js
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) CMS
3 5 (8.06%) WordPress
4 4 (6.45%) JBoss
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.84%) Liferay
6 2 (3.23%) Drupal
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
1 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (35.48%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Advertising
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) IT Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) SEO Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) IT Support
7 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Junior
8 1 (1.61%) Recruitment Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Account Manager
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) HTML
2 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.97%) CSS
3 13 (20.97%) WCF
3 13 (20.97%) RESTful
3 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (17.74%) jQuery
5 8 (12.90%) HTML5
6 6 (9.68%) CSS3
7 5 (8.06%) Ajax
8 4 (6.45%) Spring
8 4 (6.45%) GWT
9 1 (1.61%) SOAP
9 1 (1.61%) Web Services
9 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
9 1 (1.61%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) BBC
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Android
1 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
3 15 (24.19%) MVC
4 14 (22.58%) SEO
4 14 (22.58%) OO
5 13 (20.97%) TDD
5 13 (20.97%) BDD
6 10 (16.13%) Pay per click
6 10 (16.13%) CRM
7 9 (14.52%) Analytics
7 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (11.29%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.68%) Email Marketing
9 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.68%) Web Design
9 6 (9.68%) Android Development
10 5 (8.06%) Web Development
11 4 (6.45%) Business Development
11 4 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (6.45%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
1 15 (24.19%) Ruby
2 14 (22.58%) C#
3 12 (19.35%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) PHP5
6 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) HND
2 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
1 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Google
2 14 (22.58%) Apple
3 13 (20.97%) Sony
3 13 (20.97%) Yahoo!
3 13 (20.97%) Facebook
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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