The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 70 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.34% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.57% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £51,250 £36,250 £28,778
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.37% +25.96%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Social Media
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 255 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 30.65% 37.44% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 166 213 264
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Social Media
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Somerset

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Somerset

Social Media
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bath +7 2 £51,250 +41.37%
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) Heroku
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) RSpec
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter