The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 79 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.62% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 0.94% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £33,000 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £49,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Social Media
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
296 319 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.77% 36.42% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 266 296 330
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,450 £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 Southampton

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Social Media
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Southampton

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 24 (70.59%) Marketing
2 18 (52.94%) PHP
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) LAMP
3 17 (50.00%) Apache
3 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (44.12%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 15 (44.12%) CSS
4 15 (44.12%) Degree
4 15 (44.12%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (44.12%) jQuery
4 15 (44.12%) WordPress
5 14 (41.18%) MySQL
5 14 (41.18%) Ajax
5 14 (41.18%) Joomla!
6 8 (23.53%) Advertising
7 7 (20.59%) SEO
7 7 (20.59%) Pay per click
8 6 (17.65%) ISO 9001
9 5 (14.71%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) Social Media Marketing
10 4 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 4 (11.76%) MVC
10 4 (11.76%) Time Management
10 4 (11.76%) Online Marketing
11 3 (8.82%) MS Office
11 3 (8.82%) SOAP
11 3 (8.82%) ITIL

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (50.00%) Apache
2 15 (44.12%) WordPress
3 14 (41.18%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 24 (70.59%) Marketing
2 8 (23.53%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) PHP Developer
3 12 (35.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Account Director
5 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Communications Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.82%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Social Media Manager
8 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) LAMP
2 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 15 (44.12%) jQuery
2 15 (44.12%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) Ajax
4 3 (8.82%) Symfony
4 3 (8.82%) CakePHP
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) Laravel
4 3 (8.82%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) Kindle
2 3 (8.82%) E-Learning
2 3 (8.82%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.94%) BBC
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (20.59%) Pay per click
2 7 (20.59%) SEO
3 5 (14.71%) Social Media Marketing
4 4 (11.76%) Online Marketing
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) OOD
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Product Management
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) PHP
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Juniper
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.94%) Foundry
1 1 (2.94%) Facebook
1 1 (2.94%) Twitter