The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 92 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.25% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.83% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Social Media
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
363 484 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.56% 40.03% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 294 417 238
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Social Media
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Social Media Salary Trend in South Wales

Social Media
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Cardiff 0 3 £27,500 +37.50%
Social Media
Wales

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (83.33%) SEO
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Typography
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Content Development
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 2 (33.33%) Blog
3 2 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Infographics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Web Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
1 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Content Development
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Email Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Typography
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Infographics
3 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe