The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 181 161 176
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 54 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.08% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 2.75% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 37
Average salary £34,092 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Social Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2003 2109 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.03% 39.38% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1725 1727
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Social Media
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Social Media Salary Trend in the South West

Social Media
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Social Media Salary Histogram in the South West

Social Media
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Dorset -11 18 £27,500 -47.61% 3
Wiltshire -1 15 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Bristol -22 7 £30,500 -6.15% 5
Somerset +1 5 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 4 £32,500 -
Cornwall -10 3 £20,000 -13.04%
Devon +1 2 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 40 (38.10%) HTML
2 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 34 (32.38%) Marketing
4 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (26.67%) .NET
5 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 28 (26.67%) MVC
5 28 (26.67%) SEO
5 28 (26.67%) Google
6 26 (24.76%) CSS
7 25 (23.81%) Analytics
8 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
9 22 (20.95%) C#
9 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
10 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (20.00%) WCF
10 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (19.05%) Web Design
11 20 (19.05%) Facebook
12 19 (18.10%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (18.10%) NoSQL
13 17 (16.19%) Ruby
14 16 (15.24%) MySQL
14 16 (15.24%) Oracle
14 16 (15.24%) Google Analytics
15 15 (14.29%) BBC
15 15 (14.29%) TDD
15 15 (14.29%) jQuery
15 15 (14.29%) BDD
16 14 (13.33%) OO

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (11.43%) Node.js
2 11 (10.48%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) WordPress
4 2 (1.90%) Drupal
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (7.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Heroku
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) SMS
2 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.10%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.24%) MySQL
4 10 (9.52%) Big Data
5 7 (6.67%) Spotfire
6 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.71%) Subversion
4 4 (3.81%) RSpec
General
1 34 (32.38%) Marketing
2 13 (12.38%) Advertising
3 7 (6.67%) Finance
4 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Web Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Recruitment Consultant
6 8 (7.62%) Consultant
6 8 (7.62%) Marketing Executive
6 8 (7.62%) Designer
6 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 7 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (6.67%) UX Designer
7 7 (6.67%) SEO Executive
7 7 (6.67%) UI Designer
7 7 (6.67%) Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Web Designer
8 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.10%) HTML
2 28 (26.67%) .NET
3 26 (24.76%) CSS
4 21 (20.00%) WCF
4 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (14.29%) jQuery
6 12 (11.43%) RESTful
6 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (9.52%) REST
7 10 (9.52%) SOAP
8 9 (8.57%) LINQ
8 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (6.67%) HTML5
9 7 (6.67%) Ajax
10 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (4.76%) CSS3
11 4 (3.81%) Ext JS
11 4 (3.81%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) BBC
2 9 (8.57%) User Experience
3 8 (7.62%) Graphic Design
3 8 (7.62%) Statistics
3 8 (7.62%) Blog
4 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) Open Source
7 2 (1.90%) Social Network
8 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.95%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) MVC
2 28 (26.67%) SEO
3 25 (23.81%) Analytics
4 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 20 (19.05%) Web Design
6 19 (18.10%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (14.29%) TDD
7 15 (14.29%) BDD
8 14 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 14 (13.33%) OO
9 13 (12.38%) Pay per click
9 13 (12.38%) Marketing Strategy
9 13 (12.38%) Social Media Marketing
10 12 (11.43%) Web Application Development
11 10 (9.52%) Web Development
12 9 (8.57%) Email Marketing
12 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.62%) Online Marketing
13 8 (7.62%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.95%) C#
3 17 (16.19%) Ruby
4 13 (12.38%) PHP
5 8 (7.62%) SQL
6 7 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) Java
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (26.67%) Google
2 20 (19.05%) Facebook
3 16 (15.24%) Oracle
4 12 (11.43%) Apple
4 12 (11.43%) Sony
4 12 (11.43%) Yahoo!
5 9 (8.57%) Adobe
6 7 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 6 (5.71%) Zend
8 3 (2.86%) HP
8 3 (2.86%) Intel
8 3 (2.86%) Nokia
8 3 (2.86%) Siemens
8 3 (2.86%) Toshiba
8 3 (2.86%) BT
9 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.95%) Hitwise
9 1 (0.95%) Twitter
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Double OTE, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £10 to £15 per hour Work from home, part-time, flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Wiltshire Police
Salary: £34,092
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + car, holidays, commission
Posted: 7 days ago