The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 8 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 17.02% 1.85% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.77% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £140,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
Social Media
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 55.32% 37.04% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 14
Average salary £57,500 £41,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% +117.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Social Media
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Sussex

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) XQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) XML Schema
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) XPath
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Refactoring
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (87.50%) Visualisation

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Project Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JSP
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Visualisation
1 7 (87.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
1 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) Refactoring
1 7 (87.50%) Release Management
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (87.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) XQuery
2 7 (87.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) iRise