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 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 216 179 219
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +40
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1499 1890 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.61% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 4.05% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1358 1138
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -31 1429 £42,500 +6.25% 211
London -9 744 £50,000 +2.04% 82
South East -65 301 £42,250 +12.66% 38
City of London -32 131 £47,500 -12.84% 19
North West -34 98 £24,688 -26.30% 34
Berkshire +21 80 £50,000 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire -3 78 £35,000 +16.66% 16
West Yorkshire +49 69 £35,000 +13.82% 11
Leeds +44 66 £31,250 -26.47% 10
West Midlands +2 66 £34,500 -9.21% 13
Surrey +11 57 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East of England +10 52 £57,500 +39.39% 7
East Midlands +11 46 £35,000 +6.06% 11
Manchester -34 46 £30,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire -10 44 £39,000 +20.00% 3
South West -29 43 £34,546 +6.29% 6
Brighton -46 40 £40,000 - 10
East Sussex -48 40 £40,000 - 10
Bracknell +43 30 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -8 30 £62,500 -3.84% 3
Milton Keynes -13 25 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Lancashire +3 24 £22,500 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -44 24 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Scotland +10 23 £36,250 +72.61% 12
Kent +12 20 £34,250 -14.37% 3
Edinburgh +22 19 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Coventry +5 18 £22,000 -37.58%
Birmingham -12 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +11 16 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -12 16 £30,250 -13.57% 9

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1373 (48.18%) Marketing
2 932 (32.70%) HTML
3 753 (26.42%) CSS
4 737 (25.86%) Analytics
5 717 (25.16%) JavaScript
6 647 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
7 629 (22.07%) SEO
8 622 (21.82%) Google
9 565 (19.82%) Degree
10 458 (16.07%) E-Commerce
11 447 (15.68%) Digital Marketing
12 442 (15.51%) Facebook
13 421 (14.77%) .NET
14 413 (14.49%) Finance
15 404 (14.18%) HTML5
16 394 (13.82%) jQuery
17 373 (13.09%) MVC
18 345 (12.11%) User Experience
19 342 (12.00%) PHP
20 340 (11.93%) C#
21 334 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
22 313 (10.98%) Git (software)
23 311 (10.91%) Advertising
24 303 (10.63%) Pay per click
25 296 (10.39%) OO
26 291 (10.21%) Java
27 286 (10.04%) SQL Server
28 283 (9.93%) SQL
29 275 (9.65%) Mobile App
30 261 (9.16%) TDD

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 245 (8.60%) CMS
2 181 (6.35%) Node.js
3 159 (5.58%) WordPress
4 66 (2.32%) SAS
5 64 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 50 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 38 (1.33%) Drupal
8 35 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 26 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
10 25 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 24 (0.84%) IBM Connections
12 23 (0.81%) IIS
12 23 (0.81%) nginx
13 22 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (0.70%) Apache
15 16 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
16 15 (0.53%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.28%) DNN
17 8 (0.28%) PegaRULES
17 8 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 231 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 196 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 129 (4.53%) MS Office
4 103 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 92 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 67 (2.35%) SPSS
7 65 (2.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 57 (2.00%) InDesign
9 24 (0.84%) Fireworks
10 22 (0.77%) Acrobat
11 17 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (0.46%) MS Visio
13 11 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
14 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
16 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
17 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
17 3 (0.11%) MS Project
18 1 (0.035%) Mingle
18 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 84 (2.95%) Magento
2 23 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.35%) Radian6
4 8 (0.28%) Unica
4 8 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 7 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.070%) Shopify
6 2 (0.070%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 250 (8.77%) Google Analytics
2 74 (2.60%) SaaS
3 45 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.84%) Office 365
6 20 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
7 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (0.53%) GitHub
9 13 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.42%) CloudFront
11 10 (0.35%) MailChimp
11 10 (0.35%) Yammer
12 9 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.28%) CodePlex
14 6 (0.21%) PaaS
14 6 (0.21%) Silverpop
14 6 (0.21%) Dropbox
14 6 (0.21%) Google Drive
15 5 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 148 (5.19%) Internet
2 34 (1.19%) Intranet
3 27 (0.95%) HTTP
4 18 (0.63%) DNS
5 15 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.49%) Wireless
7 13 (0.46%) Broadband
8 11 (0.39%) VoIP
9 9 (0.32%) Skype
10 8 (0.28%) FTP
11 7 (0.25%) WebEx
12 6 (0.21%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.18%) SMS
13 5 (0.18%) LDAP
13 5 (0.18%) Network Security
14 4 (0.14%) Firewall
14 4 (0.14%) SSH
14 4 (0.14%) Symposium
14 4 (0.14%) SSL
14 4 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 198 (6.95%) MySQL
3 133 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 91 (3.19%) Big Data
5 45 (1.58%) QlikView
6 44 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 36 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 34 (1.19%) Spotfire
11 30 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (0.95%) Redis
14 24 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 24 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 23 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 20 (0.70%) DB2
17 19 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 313 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 146 (5.12%) Subversion
3 78 (2.74%) Dreamweaver
4 66 (2.32%) Visual Studio
5 49 (1.72%) Xcode
5 49 (1.72%) JIRA
6 46 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (0.91%) Selenium
8 24 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 21 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 20 (0.70%) Maven
10 20 (0.70%) Jasmine
11 17 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.56%) NUnit
13 15 (0.53%) Grunt
14 14 (0.49%) Axure RP
14 14 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.42%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.39%) MSTest
General
1 1373 (48.18%) Marketing
2 413 (14.49%) Finance
3 311 (10.91%) Advertising
4 236 (8.28%) Retail
5 111 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 108 (3.79%) Games
7 89 (3.12%) Publishing
8 87 (3.05%) Banking
9 45 (1.58%) Legal
10 35 (1.23%) Law
11 28 (0.98%) Multimedia
12 25 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.84%) Front Office
14 22 (0.77%) German Language
14 22 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.70%) French Language
16 19 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.53%) Automotive
18 9 (0.32%) Back Office
19 8 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 913 (32.04%) Developer
2 211 (7.40%) .NET Developer
3 185 (6.49%) Web Developer
4 176 (6.18%) Consultant
5 165 (5.79%) Designer
6 156 (5.47%) Marketing Manager
7 141 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
8 139 (4.88%) Analyst
9 102 (3.58%) Marketing Executive
10 97 (3.40%) iOS Developer
11 91 (3.19%) Senior Developer
12 88 (3.09%) PHP Developer
13 87 (3.05%) Architect
14 75 (2.63%) Software Engineer
15 71 (2.49%) Project Manager
16 70 (2.46%) Junior
17 61 (2.14%) Web Designer
18 57 (2.00%) C# Developer
19 55 (1.93%) Senior Manager
20 54 (1.89%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 932 (32.70%) HTML
2 753 (26.42%) CSS
3 421 (14.77%) .NET
4 404 (14.18%) HTML5
5 394 (13.82%) jQuery
6 240 (8.42%) Web Services
7 237 (8.32%) ASP.NET
8 210 (7.37%) CSS3
9 191 (6.70%) WCF
10 189 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 176 (6.18%) RESTful
12 173 (6.07%) XML
13 165 (5.79%) Ajax
14 118 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 111 (3.89%) JSON
16 100 (3.51%) REST
17 83 (2.91%) AngularJS
18 71 (2.49%) SOAP
19 64 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 64 (2.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 345 (12.11%) User Experience
2 334 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 275 (9.65%) Mobile App
4 218 (7.65%) BBC
5 162 (5.68%) Digital Media
6 143 (5.02%) Computer Science
7 124 (4.35%) Copywriting
8 113 (3.96%) Blog
9 89 (3.12%) Visualisation
10 83 (2.91%) Open Source
10 83 (2.91%) Statistics
11 81 (2.84%) Social Network
12 80 (2.81%) iPhone
13 72 (2.53%) iPad
13 72 (2.53%) Management Information System
13 72 (2.53%) Algorithms
14 69 (2.42%) Data Structures
15 60 (2.11%) Smartphone
16 55 (1.93%) Graphic Design
17 52 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 217 (7.61%) Apple iOS
2 199 (6.98%) Android
3 133 (4.67%) Linux
4 117 (4.11%) Windows
5 42 (1.47%) UNIX
6 27 (0.95%) 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
11 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.035%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.035%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (25.86%) Analytics
2 647 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
3 629 (22.07%) SEO
4 458 (16.07%) E-Commerce
5 447 (15.68%) Digital Marketing
6 373 (13.09%) MVC
7 303 (10.63%) Pay per click
8 296 (10.39%) OO
9 261 (9.16%) TDD
10 246 (8.63%) Content Management
11 237 (8.32%) Project Management
12 217 (7.61%) CRM
13 208 (7.30%) Web Development
14 202 (7.09%) Online Marketing
15 194 (6.81%) Scrum
16 189 (6.63%) Web Design
17 180 (6.32%) B2B
18 163 (5.72%) BDD
19 147 (5.16%) Marketing Strategy
20 143 (5.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 717 (25.16%) JavaScript
2 342 (12.00%) PHP
3 340 (11.93%) C#
4 291 (10.21%) Java
5 283 (9.93%) SQL
6 156 (5.47%) Ruby
7 143 (5.02%) Python
8 126 (4.42%) Objective-C
9 75 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 67 (2.35%) C++
11 54 (1.89%) C
12 41 (1.44%) R
13 27 (0.95%) VBA
14 19 (0.67%) COBOL
15 16 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.53%) Scala
17 14 (0.49%) XQuery
17 14 (0.49%) VB
18 13 (0.46%) XPath
19 12 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 565 (19.82%) Degree
2 37 (1.30%) IBM Certification
3 20 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.70%) MBA
4 17 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.39%) CIMA
6 9 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.21%) ISEB
8 4 (0.14%) IIBA
8 4 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.11%) ACCA
9 3 (0.11%) CCNA
9 3 (0.11%) PhD
9 3 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.070%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.070%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.070%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.58%) QA
2 9 (0.32%) SLA
3 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.49%) Varnish
3 13 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.11%) Docker
5 2 (0.070%) vSphere
5 2 (0.070%) KVM
6 1 (0.035%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (0.95%) Ansible
2 14 (0.49%) Puppet
3 13 (0.46%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.39%) Nagios
5 5 (0.18%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.11%) Graphite
6 3 (0.11%) Cacti
6 3 (0.11%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.070%) Control-M
8 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.035%) WSUS
Vendors
1 622 (21.82%) Google
2 442 (15.51%) Facebook
3 259 (9.09%) Apple
4 229 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 229 (8.04%) Yahoo!
5 220 (7.72%) Adobe
6 214 (7.51%) Twitter
7 213 (7.47%) Sony
8 108 (3.79%) Oracle
9 72 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 67 (2.35%) Tableau
11 65 (2.28%) IBM
12 64 (2.25%) SAP
13 50 (1.75%) Zend
14 36 (1.26%) Omniture
15 35 (1.23%) Sitecore
16 30 (1.05%) VMware
17 17 (0.60%) ATG
18 16 (0.56%) Business Objects
19 15 (0.53%) PayPal
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: A huge list - email us for more info
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Company Benefits Scheme
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Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
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West London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + to 70K OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + ben+training
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
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