The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 175 210 189
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1868 1453 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 1.34% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.07% 4.08% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1052 1498
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,925 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36856 35579 38874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29210 28831 32922
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Media
Salary Trend

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

Social Media Salary Trend in the UK

Social Media
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Social Media Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Media
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England +30 1805 £42,500 +6.25% 219
London +21 953 £50,000 - 118
South East +50 385 £40,000 +14.28% 41
City of London -5 202 £51,250 +2.50% 31
North West +50 173 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Manchester +41 118 £37,500 +25.00% 7
East Sussex -1 99 £45,000 +36.36% 4
Brighton +1 93 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Hampshire +60 88 £30,000 -1.47% 7
East of England +17 82 £40,500 +15.71% 7
Surrey +23 73 £35,000 - 7
Yorkshire -37 63 £32,000 +16.36% 12
Berkshire +2 58 £50,000 +21.21% 8
West Midlands +24 57 £40,000 +60.00% 8
West Yorkshire -14 51 £32,500 +21.49% 8
Leeds -7 48 £32,500 +25.00% 8
South West -42 47 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Fareham +9 39 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Birmingham +35 35 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Hertfordshire +8 33 £40,500 -4.70% 1
East Midlands +19 32 £32,500 +30.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 28 £32,500 -16.12% 5
Reading 0 26 £65,000 +57.57% 2
Scotland -4 25 £37,500 -18.91% 3
Cheshire +6 23 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Maidenhead +11 20 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Bedfordshire +3 20 £48,500 +56.45% 2
Lancashire +9 19 £37,500 +76.47%
Oxfordshire +6 19 £65,000 +128.07% 1
Milton Keynes -1 19 £33,000 -17.50% 1

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1693 (44.99%) Marketing
2 1205 (32.02%) HTML
3 908 (24.13%) CSS
4 857 (22.77%) Analytics
5 846 (22.48%) JavaScript
6 834 (22.16%) SEO
7 703 (18.68%) Degree
8 698 (18.55%) Digital Marketing
9 678 (18.02%) E-Commerce
10 646 (17.17%) Google
11 579 (15.39%) Facebook
12 525 (13.95%) Advertising
13 496 (13.18%) CMS
14 491 (13.05%) .NET
15 486 (12.92%) Project Management
16 484 (12.86%) PHP
17 461 (12.25%) HTML5
18 449 (11.93%) jQuery
19 431 (11.45%) Pay per click
20 430 (11.43%) Linux
21 426 (11.32%) Java
22 414 (11.00%) MySQL
23 394 (10.47%) MVC
24 391 (10.39%) SQL
25 389 (10.34%) SQL Server
26 387 (10.28%) OO
27 382 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
28 364 (9.67%) Git (software)
29 360 (9.57%) CRM
30 352 (9.35%) Content Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 496 (13.18%) CMS
2 266 (7.07%) Node.js
3 188 (5.00%) WordPress
4 139 (3.69%) Drupal
5 133 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 115 (3.06%) Apache
7 99 (2.63%) Umbraco
8 57 (1.51%) IIS
9 46 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 44 (1.17%) Joomla!
10 44 (1.17%) nginx
11 35 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (0.80%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.58%) SAS
14 15 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
15 12 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.29%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 350 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 227 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 186 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 145 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 142 (3.77%) MS Office
6 84 (2.23%) MS Visio
7 56 (1.49%) InDesign
8 47 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
9 26 (0.69%) MS Project
10 22 (0.58%) Fireworks
11 21 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
12 16 (0.43%) SPSS
13 11 (0.29%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.11%) FastStats
15 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.080%) FreeHand
15 3 (0.080%) Stata
16 2 (0.053%) InfoPath
17 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 311 (8.26%) Google Analytics
2 82 (2.18%) Magento
3 63 (1.67%) WebTrends
4 30 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
5 13 (0.35%) Tridion
6 12 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 4 (0.11%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.027%) Exstream
12 1 (0.027%) SunGard AvantGard
12 1 (0.027%) Documaker
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.027%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 138 (3.67%) SaaS
2 84 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 47 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.06%) ElastiCache
6 31 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
7 27 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (0.69%) LucidChart
9 22 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
10 21 (0.56%) GitHub
11 19 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.45%) MailChimp
13 11 (0.29%) Basecamp
13 11 (0.29%) Responsys
13 11 (0.29%) Office 365
14 9 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.11%) PaaS
15 4 (0.11%) Heroku
15 4 (0.11%) CheetahMail
16 3 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 253 (6.72%) Internet
2 89 (2.37%) Intranet
3 60 (1.59%) HTTP
4 25 (0.66%) Broadband
5 24 (0.64%) Firewall
6 23 (0.61%) SAN
6 23 (0.61%) SMTP
7 22 (0.58%) Extranet
8 21 (0.56%) DNS
9 14 (0.37%) SMS
10 13 (0.35%) VoIP
11 11 (0.29%) NAS
12 10 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.24%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.24%) NetScaler
13 9 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (0.21%) MVNO
14 8 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (0.21%) LDAP
14 8 (0.21%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (11.00%) MySQL
2 389 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 210 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 190 (5.05%) Big Data
5 136 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 121 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
7 84 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 76 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 67 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 65 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 64 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 59 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 56 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 41 (1.09%) Redis
15 41 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 38 (1.01%) Relational Database
17 36 (0.96%) HBase
18 34 (0.90%) SQLite
19 27 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 364 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 134 (3.56%) Subversion
3 90 (2.39%) JIRA
4 79 (2.10%) Dreamweaver
5 64 (1.70%) Xcode
6 63 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 55 (1.46%) Axure RP
8 46 (1.22%) Jenkins
9 37 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 36 (0.96%) Maven
11 33 (0.88%) JUnit
12 31 (0.82%) Selenium
13 30 (0.80%) Ant
14 29 (0.77%) Mercurial
15 26 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (0.61%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.61%) PhoneGap
16 23 (0.61%) Grunt
17 21 (0.56%) Jasmine
18 20 (0.53%) Introscope
General
1 1693 (44.99%) Marketing
2 525 (13.95%) Advertising
3 351 (9.33%) Finance
4 263 (6.99%) Retail
5 176 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 166 (4.41%) Games
7 149 (3.96%) Publishing
8 75 (1.99%) Legal
9 45 (1.20%) Electronics
10 42 (1.12%) Law
11 40 (1.06%) Banking
12 35 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (0.85%) Back Office
14 31 (0.82%) German Language
15 30 (0.80%) Multimedia
16 29 (0.77%) Automotive
16 29 (0.77%) Online Betting
17 28 (0.74%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.56%) Billing
18 21 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1135 (30.16%) Developer
2 274 (7.28%) Analyst
3 237 (6.30%) Designer
4 212 (5.63%) PHP Developer
5 211 (5.61%) Project Manager
6 207 (5.50%) Consultant
7 204 (5.42%) Web Developer
8 191 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 179 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 164 (4.36%) Marketing Manager
11 140 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
12 106 (2.82%) Java Developer
13 104 (2.76%) Marketing Executive
14 102 (2.71%) Digital Project Manager
15 100 (2.66%) Administrator
16 87 (2.31%) Business Analyst
17 77 (2.05%) PPC Specialist
17 77 (2.05%) PPC Manager
17 77 (2.05%) PPC Analyst
17 77 (2.05%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1205 (32.02%) HTML
2 908 (24.13%) CSS
3 491 (13.05%) .NET
4 461 (12.25%) HTML5
5 449 (11.93%) jQuery
6 295 (7.84%) ASP.NET
7 238 (6.32%) Web Services
7 238 (6.32%) CSS3
8 199 (5.29%) XML
9 160 (4.25%) Ajax
10 157 (4.17%) RESTful
11 156 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 139 (3.69%) WCF
13 129 (3.43%) LAMP
14 125 (3.32%) JSON
14 125 (3.32%) REST
15 123 (3.27%) XHTML
16 118 (3.14%) Backbone.js
17 114 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 109 (2.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 245 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 239 (6.35%) Digital Media
3 234 (6.22%) Blog
4 214 (5.69%) Mobile App
5 163 (4.33%) BBC
6 143 (3.80%) Copywriting
7 117 (3.11%) Open Source
8 95 (2.52%) Visualisation
9 83 (2.21%) New Media
10 74 (1.97%) Social Network
11 72 (1.91%) Statistics
12 71 (1.89%) Mathematics
13 66 (1.75%) Graphic Design
14 61 (1.62%) iPhone
15 56 (1.49%) Animation
15 56 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
16 52 (1.38%) Smartphone
17 48 (1.28%) iPad
18 46 (1.22%) Online Games
19 39 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 430 (11.43%) Linux
2 274 (7.28%) Apple iOS
3 219 (5.82%) Android
4 215 (5.71%) Windows
5 97 (2.58%) UNIX
6 56 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 50 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 44 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (0.96%) CentOS
10 29 (0.77%) Windows Phone
11 22 (0.58%) Debian
12 17 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.40%) OpenBSD
14 15 (0.40%) Solaris
15 13 (0.35%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (22.77%) Analytics
2 834 (22.16%) SEO
3 698 (18.55%) Digital Marketing
4 678 (18.02%) E-Commerce
5 486 (12.92%) Project Management
6 431 (11.45%) Pay per click
7 394 (10.47%) MVC
8 387 (10.28%) OO
9 382 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
10 360 (9.57%) CRM
11 352 (9.35%) Content Management
12 332 (8.82%) Online Marketing
13 302 (8.03%) Scrum
14 285 (7.57%) TDD
15 275 (7.31%) Web Development
16 233 (6.19%) B2B
17 208 (5.53%) BDD
18 204 (5.42%) Email Marketing
19 192 (5.10%) Web Design
20 179 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 846 (22.48%) JavaScript
2 484 (12.86%) PHP
3 426 (11.32%) Java
4 391 (10.39%) SQL
5 335 (8.90%) C#
6 171 (4.54%) Ruby
7 164 (4.36%) Python
8 105 (2.79%) Objective-C
9 75 (1.99%) T-SQL
10 69 (1.83%) C++
11 64 (1.70%) ActionScript
12 59 (1.57%) C
13 46 (1.22%) PHP5
14 41 (1.09%) ActionScript 3.0
15 39 (1.04%) Perl
16 35 (0.93%) VBA
17 33 (0.88%) Bash Shell
18 24 (0.64%) VB.NET
19 22 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
19 22 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 703 (18.68%) Degree
2 23 (0.61%) MBA
3 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.29%) CCNA
4 11 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.27%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.21%) MCSE
6 8 (0.21%) MCSA
7 7 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.16%) MCTS
8 6 (0.16%) PhD
9 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.11%) PMP
10 4 (0.11%) CISM
10 4 (0.11%) MCP
10 4 (0.11%) HNC
10 4 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.37%) QA
2 64 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.56%) SLA
4 14 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.24%) TickIT
6 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.19%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.053%) P3O
8 1 (0.027%) DICOM
System Software
1 28 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.21%) Squid
4 8 (0.21%) Samba
5 7 (0.19%) Varnish
6 4 (0.11%) vCloud
6 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.11%) vSphere
7 2 (0.053%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.053%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.027%) NFS
8 1 (0.027%) UAG
8 1 (0.027%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.027%) KVM
8 1 (0.027%) Docker
8 1 (0.027%) HDFS
8 1 (0.027%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (2.29%) Puppet
2 38 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.88%) Nagios
4 19 (0.50%) Ansible
5 13 (0.35%) Cacti
6 10 (0.27%) Munin
6 10 (0.27%) Opsview
6 10 (0.27%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.13%) Plesk
9 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.027%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.027%) SCCM
11 1 (0.027%) SCOM
11 1 (0.027%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.027%) Oozie
11 1 (0.027%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 646 (17.17%) Google
2 579 (15.39%) Facebook
3 335 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 330 (8.77%) Twitter
5 300 (7.97%) Adobe
6 199 (5.29%) Yahoo!
7 195 (5.18%) Apple
8 172 (4.57%) Sony
9 108 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
10 107 (2.84%) Oracle
11 95 (2.52%) SAP
12 66 (1.75%) Zend
13 61 (1.62%) Omniture
14 48 (1.28%) Sitecore
15 38 (1.01%) Sage
16 35 (0.93%) IBM
17 30 (0.80%) Red Hat
17 30 (0.80%) Splunk
18 28 (0.74%) Cisco
18 28 (0.74%) VMware
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Salary: company shares
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Blue Chip Benefits + Progression
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Essex
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Salary: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Pension, Private Healthcare
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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