The 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 221 183 239
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +56
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1513 1882 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.57% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 3.94% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1303 1110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 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
England -38 1432 £42,500 +6.25% 217
London -6 744 £50,000 +2.56% 104
South East -57 322 £40,000 +6.66% 41
City of London -37 124 £45,000 -10.00% 32
North West -21 90 £24,375 -30.35% 28
Berkshire +16 88 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Surrey +10 74 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Yorkshire -20 68 £28,000 -20.00% 13
West Yorkshire +35 63 £29,000 -36.95% 7
Leeds +30 61 £28,000 -40.10% 6
South West -27 57 £34,092 +4.89% 6
West Midlands -30 56 £32,500 -18.75% 7
East of England +12 52 £38,750 -3.12% 13
Buckinghamshire -1 45 £39,000 +14.70% 5
Brighton -38 44 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex -53 44 £40,000 - 6
Manchester -43 40 £28,750 -4.16% 15
Scotland +21 39 £39,000 +32.20% 2
East Midlands +3 39 £35,000 +6.87% 4
Hertfordshire -2 36 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Bracknell +35 34 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +26 30 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Milton Keynes 0 27 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Cheshire +15 24 £25,000 -37.50% 5
Reading +5 22 £40,000 -
Birmingham -11 20 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Watford +20 19 £27,436 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames +9 19 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Hampshire -41 19 £50,000 +66.66% 7
Egham +8 18 £44,367 -

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1341 (47.25%) Marketing
2 918 (32.35%) HTML
3 747 (26.32%) CSS
4 723 (25.48%) Analytics
5 720 (25.37%) JavaScript
6 637 (22.45%) SEO
7 623 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 613 (21.60%) Google
9 530 (18.68%) Degree
10 472 (16.63%) E-Commerce
11 443 (15.61%) Facebook
12 424 (14.94%) Digital Marketing
13 418 (14.73%) Finance
14 406 (14.31%) HTML5
15 400 (14.09%) .NET
16 391 (13.78%) jQuery
17 349 (12.30%) MVC
18 341 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
19 337 (11.87%) User Experience
20 335 (11.80%) C#
21 332 (11.70%) PHP
22 315 (11.10%) Advertising
23 299 (10.54%) OO
24 295 (10.39%) Java
25 292 (10.29%) Pay per click
26 291 (10.25%) Git (software)
27 290 (10.22%) SQL Server
28 266 (9.37%) SQL
29 259 (9.13%) Content Management
30 255 (8.99%) Photoshop

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 251 (8.84%) CMS
2 173 (6.10%) Node.js
3 154 (5.43%) WordPress
4 75 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 64 (2.26%) Umbraco
6 47 (1.66%) Drupal
6 47 (1.66%) SAS
7 32 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 26 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
9 24 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (0.85%) IIS
10 21 (0.74%) nginx
11 20 (0.70%) IBM Connections
12 19 (0.67%) Apache
13 15 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
15 13 (0.46%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.25%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.25%) Documentum
16 7 (0.25%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 255 (8.99%) Photoshop
2 204 (7.19%) MS Excel
3 136 (4.79%) MS Office
4 120 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 92 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 69 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 55 (1.94%) InDesign
8 53 (1.87%) SPSS
9 26 (0.92%) Fireworks
10 25 (0.88%) Acrobat
11 18 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
12 17 (0.60%) MS Visio
13 12 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
13 12 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (0.21%) MS Project
15 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.070%) PowerPivot
17 1 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
17 1 (0.035%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 92 (3.24%) Magento
2 29 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.35%) Radian6
4 8 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.21%) Unica
6 4 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.070%) Shopify
7 2 (0.070%) CubeCart
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 244 (8.60%) Google Analytics
2 81 (2.85%) SaaS
3 53 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.85%) Office 365
6 21 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
7 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (0.56%) Silverpop
9 15 (0.53%) GitHub
10 11 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.35%) MailChimp
11 10 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 10 (0.35%) Yammer
12 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.28%) CodePlex
14 7 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.18%) Dropbox
15 5 (0.18%) Google Drive
15 5 (0.18%) PaaS
15 5 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 162 (5.71%) Internet
2 36 (1.27%) Intranet
3 27 (0.95%) HTTP
4 21 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.70%) DNS
6 14 (0.49%) Broadband
6 14 (0.49%) Wireless
7 11 (0.39%) VoIP
8 8 (0.28%) FTP
8 8 (0.28%) Symposium
8 8 (0.28%) Skype
9 7 (0.25%) WebEx
9 7 (0.25%) SMS
10 6 (0.21%) tcpdump
11 5 (0.18%) LDAP
11 5 (0.18%) LAN
11 5 (0.18%) WAN
11 5 (0.18%) SMTP
11 5 (0.18%) SSL
12 4 (0.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 198 (6.98%) MySQL
3 141 (4.97%) NoSQL
4 89 (3.14%) Big Data
5 53 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.23%) QlikView
8 35 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.09%) Spotfire
11 30 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 24 (0.85%) Redis
15 19 (0.67%) Data Mining
15 19 (0.67%) DB2
16 18 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 291 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 138 (4.86%) Subversion
3 80 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
4 60 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 51 (1.80%) JIRA
6 41 (1.44%) Xcode
6 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (0.92%) Selenium
8 25 (0.88%) Jenkins
9 22 (0.78%) Axure RP
10 21 (0.74%) Bitbucket
11 18 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 18 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 17 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (0.53%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.53%) Maven
14 13 (0.46%) Grunt
15 11 (0.39%) NUnit
15 11 (0.39%) MSTest
16 10 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1341 (47.25%) Marketing
2 418 (14.73%) Finance
3 315 (11.10%) Advertising
4 222 (7.82%) Retail
5 109 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 93 (3.28%) Publishing
7 91 (3.21%) Games
7 91 (3.21%) Banking
8 56 (1.97%) Legal
9 42 (1.48%) Law
10 31 (1.09%) Multimedia
11 28 (0.99%) Front Office
11 28 (0.99%) German Language
12 25 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.74%) French Language
13 21 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.49%) Automotive
16 9 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 875 (30.83%) Developer
2 210 (7.40%) .NET Developer
3 180 (6.34%) Consultant
4 174 (6.13%) Designer
5 169 (5.95%) Web Developer
6 141 (4.97%) Front-End Developer
7 137 (4.83%) Analyst
8 136 (4.79%) Marketing Manager
9 99 (3.49%) Marketing Executive
10 97 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 91 (3.21%) Architect
12 85 (3.00%) PHP Developer
13 84 (2.96%) iOS Developer
14 77 (2.71%) Project Manager
15 75 (2.64%) Software Engineer
16 65 (2.29%) Senior Manager
17 60 (2.11%) Junior
18 59 (2.08%) Web Designer
19 58 (2.04%) C# Developer
20 56 (1.97%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 918 (32.35%) HTML
2 747 (26.32%) CSS
3 406 (14.31%) HTML5
4 400 (14.09%) .NET
5 391 (13.78%) jQuery
6 232 (8.17%) ASP.NET
7 221 (7.79%) Web Services
8 220 (7.75%) CSS3
9 188 (6.62%) WCF
10 181 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 173 (6.10%) Ajax
12 168 (5.92%) RESTful
13 160 (5.64%) XML
14 119 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 105 (3.70%) JSON
16 91 (3.21%) REST
17 74 (2.61%) AngularJS
18 65 (2.29%) SOAP
19 57 (2.01%) Flash
19 57 (2.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 341 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 337 (11.87%) User Experience
3 247 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 212 (7.47%) BBC
5 153 (5.39%) Digital Media
6 133 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 124 (4.37%) Blog
8 120 (4.23%) Copywriting
9 93 (3.28%) Open Source
10 91 (3.21%) Statistics
11 74 (2.61%) Social Network
12 68 (2.40%) Management Information System
13 65 (2.29%) iPhone
13 65 (2.29%) Graphic Design
14 63 (2.22%) Algorithms
15 58 (2.04%) Visualisation
16 57 (2.01%) Data Structures
17 54 (1.90%) iPad
18 51 (1.80%) Mathematics
19 48 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 195 (6.87%) Apple iOS
2 183 (6.45%) Android
3 131 (4.62%) Linux
4 130 (4.58%) Windows
5 49 (1.73%) UNIX
6 24 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.35%) Debian
9 9 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.11%) Solaris
14 2 (0.070%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.070%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (25.48%) Analytics
2 637 (22.45%) SEO
3 623 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 472 (16.63%) E-Commerce
5 424 (14.94%) Digital Marketing
6 349 (12.30%) MVC
7 299 (10.54%) OO
8 292 (10.29%) Pay per click
9 259 (9.13%) Content Management
10 250 (8.81%) TDD
11 248 (8.74%) Project Management
12 244 (8.60%) CRM
13 225 (7.93%) Online Marketing
14 205 (7.22%) Web Development
15 202 (7.12%) Scrum
16 192 (6.77%) Web Design
17 163 (5.74%) B2B
18 158 (5.57%) BDD
19 147 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
20 145 (5.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 720 (25.37%) JavaScript
2 335 (11.80%) C#
3 332 (11.70%) PHP
4 295 (10.39%) Java
5 266 (9.37%) SQL
6 164 (5.78%) Ruby
7 143 (5.04%) Python
8 106 (3.74%) Objective-C
9 74 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 68 (2.40%) C++
11 44 (1.55%) C
12 31 (1.09%) R
13 23 (0.81%) VBA
14 18 (0.63%) Scala
15 17 (0.60%) COBOL
15 17 (0.60%) Perl
16 16 (0.56%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.49%) PHP5
17 14 (0.49%) VB
18 12 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 530 (18.68%) Degree
2 33 (1.16%) IBM Certification
3 20 (0.70%) MBA
4 19 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.25%) ISEB
8 6 (0.21%) PhD
9 5 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.18%) CIMA
10 4 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.14%) IIBA
11 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.070%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.070%) CCENT
12 2 (0.070%) HND
12 2 (0.070%) PMP
12 2 (0.070%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.91%) QA
2 16 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.035%) WAI
4 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.53%) Varnish
3 14 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.035%) HDFS
5 1 (0.035%) XenApp
5 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.035%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (0.88%) Ansible
2 13 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 13 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.46%) Puppet
3 11 (0.39%) Nagios
4 5 (0.18%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.11%) Graphite
5 3 (0.11%) Cacti
5 3 (0.11%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.070%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.070%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.070%) Control-M
7 1 (0.035%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.035%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 613 (21.60%) Google
2 443 (15.61%) Facebook
3 240 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 240 (8.46%) Apple
4 224 (7.89%) Adobe
5 219 (7.72%) Yahoo!
6 217 (7.65%) Twitter
7 202 (7.12%) Sony
8 105 (3.70%) Oracle
9 85 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
10 69 (2.43%) SAP
11 51 (1.80%) IBM
12 49 (1.73%) Zend
12 49 (1.73%) Tableau
13 34 (1.20%) Sitecore
14 33 (1.16%) VMware
15 32 (1.13%) Omniture
16 22 (0.78%) Eloqua
17 20 (0.70%) ATG
18 19 (0.67%) Business Objects
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT People First
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits include 25 days holiday, 8%
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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South East
Cognizant
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Resource Management
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40-70,0000 p.a + numerous benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Croydon, Surrey
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Salary: From £14,000 to £17,000 per annum + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday