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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 178 210 189
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1872 1453 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 1.34% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.06% 4.08% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1065 1504
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 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
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 25 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 25 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 +39 1808 £42,500 +6.25% 237
London +17 943 £50,000 - 127
South East +50 392 £40,000 +14.28% 46
City of London -6 204 £51,250 +2.50% 30
North West +51 172 £37,500 +25.00% 14
Manchester +30 115 £37,500 +25.00% 10
East Sussex -1 104 £45,000 +36.36% 7
Brighton +1 97 £45,000 +36.36% 3
Hampshire +60 89 £30,000 -2.91% 9
East of England +17 82 £41,000 +9.33% 8
Surrey +25 72 £35,000 - 10
Yorkshire -24 67 £31,250 +13.63% 7
West Midlands +18 59 £40,000 +60.00% 8
Berkshire +5 59 £50,000 +21.21% 8
West Yorkshire -2 56 £32,000 +19.62% 4
Leeds +4 52 £32,500 +25.00% 4
South West -43 48 £32,550 +8.50% 10
Fareham +13 38 £46,250 +42.30% 3
Birmingham +29 36 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Hertfordshire +15 35 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +10 32 £32,500 +30.00% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 28 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Reading +4 27 £65,000 +57.57% 4
Scotland 0 27 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Cheshire +11 24 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Maidenhead +12 20 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire +12 19 £65,000 +128.07%
Lancashire +9 19 £37,500 +76.47%
Bristol 0 19 £30,100 +0.33% 6
Bedfordshire 0 18 £49,250 +58.87% 2

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 1690 (44.80%) Marketing
2 1212 (32.13%) HTML
3 915 (24.26%) CSS
4 854 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 854 (22.64%) Analytics
5 841 (22.30%) SEO
6 699 (18.53%) Degree
7 695 (18.43%) Digital Marketing
8 684 (18.13%) E-Commerce
9 644 (17.07%) Google
10 576 (15.27%) Facebook
11 520 (13.79%) Advertising
12 495 (13.12%) CMS
13 493 (13.07%) .NET
14 491 (13.02%) PHP
15 485 (12.86%) Project Management
16 460 (12.20%) HTML5
17 447 (11.85%) jQuery
18 438 (11.61%) Pay per click
19 432 (11.45%) Java
20 430 (11.40%) Linux
21 413 (10.95%) MySQL
22 396 (10.50%) SQL
23 391 (10.37%) SQL Server
23 391 (10.37%) MVC
24 386 (10.23%) OO
25 382 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
26 362 (9.60%) CRM
26 362 (9.60%) Git (software)
27 356 (9.44%) Content Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 495 (13.12%) CMS
2 265 (7.03%) Node.js
3 190 (5.04%) WordPress
4 139 (3.69%) Drupal
5 133 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 113 (3.00%) Apache
7 98 (2.60%) Umbraco
8 57 (1.51%) IIS
9 46 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 45 (1.19%) Joomla!
11 44 (1.17%) nginx
12 35 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
13 31 (0.82%) Apache Solr
14 22 (0.58%) SAS
15 15 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
16 13 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.29%) Apache Pig
19 8 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 349 (9.25%) Photoshop
2 228 (6.04%) MS Excel
3 185 (4.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 147 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 141 (3.74%) MS Office
6 83 (2.20%) MS Visio
7 55 (1.46%) InDesign
8 47 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
9 26 (0.69%) MS Project
10 21 (0.56%) Fireworks
10 21 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
11 16 (0.42%) SPSS
12 11 (0.29%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.11%) FastStats
14 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.080%) FreeHand
14 3 (0.080%) Stata
14 3 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.053%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 310 (8.22%) Google Analytics
2 85 (2.25%) Magento
3 64 (1.70%) WebTrends
4 30 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
5 15 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
6 13 (0.34%) Tridion
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
1 142 (3.76%) SaaS
2 87 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (1.35%) 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 20 (0.53%) 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 5 (0.13%) PaaS
15 5 (0.13%) CheetahMail
16 4 (0.11%) Heroku
17 3 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 252 (6.68%) Internet
2 88 (2.33%) Intranet
3 60 (1.59%) HTTP
4 26 (0.69%) Firewall
5 25 (0.66%) Broadband
6 24 (0.64%) SAN
7 23 (0.61%) Extranet
7 23 (0.61%) SMTP
8 22 (0.58%) DNS
9 14 (0.37%) SMS
10 13 (0.34%) VoIP
11 12 (0.32%) NAS
12 10 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.24%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.24%) LDAP
13 9 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (0.24%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.21%) MVNO
14 8 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (10.95%) MySQL
2 391 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 208 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 191 (5.06%) Big Data
5 137 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 120 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 77 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 68 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 66 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (1.54%) Hadoop
13 56 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 41 (1.09%) Redis
14 41 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 38 (1.01%) Relational Database
16 36 (0.95%) HBase
17 34 (0.90%) SQLite
18 27 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 362 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 134 (3.55%) Subversion
3 90 (2.39%) JIRA
4 80 (2.12%) Dreamweaver
5 64 (1.70%) Visual Studio
5 64 (1.70%) Xcode
6 55 (1.46%) Axure RP
7 45 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 37 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 36 (0.95%) Maven
10 33 (0.87%) JUnit
11 30 (0.80%) Ant
11 30 (0.80%) Selenium
12 29 (0.77%) Mercurial
13 27 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (0.64%) PhoneGap
15 23 (0.61%) Grunt
15 23 (0.61%) TeamCity
16 21 (0.56%) Jasmine
17 20 (0.53%) Introscope
General
1 1690 (44.80%) Marketing
2 520 (13.79%) Advertising
3 353 (9.36%) Finance
4 267 (7.08%) Retail
5 174 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 163 (4.32%) Games
7 146 (3.87%) Publishing
8 75 (1.99%) Legal
9 45 (1.19%) Electronics
10 43 (1.14%) Law
11 41 (1.09%) Banking
12 34 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (0.85%) Back Office
13 32 (0.85%) German Language
14 30 (0.80%) Multimedia
14 30 (0.80%) Online Betting
15 29 (0.77%) Automotive
15 29 (0.77%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.58%) Billing
17 21 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1139 (30.20%) Developer
2 276 (7.32%) Analyst
3 238 (6.31%) Designer
4 212 (5.62%) Project Manager
4 212 (5.62%) PHP Developer
5 209 (5.54%) Consultant
6 206 (5.46%) Web Developer
7 189 (5.01%) .NET Developer
8 180 (4.77%) Senior Developer
9 163 (4.32%) Marketing Manager
10 139 (3.69%) Front-End Developer
11 107 (2.84%) Java Developer
12 105 (2.78%) Marketing Executive
13 103 (2.73%) Digital Project Manager
14 102 (2.70%) Administrator
15 89 (2.36%) Business Analyst
16 77 (2.04%) PPC Specialist
16 77 (2.04%) PPC Manager
16 77 (2.04%) PPC Analyst
16 77 (2.04%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1212 (32.13%) HTML
2 915 (24.26%) CSS
3 493 (13.07%) .NET
4 460 (12.20%) HTML5
5 447 (11.85%) jQuery
6 292 (7.74%) ASP.NET
7 240 (6.36%) Web Services
8 239 (6.34%) CSS3
9 204 (5.41%) XML
10 157 (4.16%) Ajax
11 156 (4.14%) RESTful
12 154 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 138 (3.66%) WCF
14 130 (3.45%) JSON
14 130 (3.45%) REST
15 129 (3.42%) LAMP
16 122 (3.23%) XHTML
17 117 (3.10%) Backbone.js
18 113 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (2.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 244 (6.47%) Computer Science
2 241 (6.39%) Digital Media
3 234 (6.20%) Blog
4 214 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 162 (4.29%) BBC
6 138 (3.66%) Copywriting
7 121 (3.21%) Open Source
8 95 (2.52%) Visualisation
9 84 (2.23%) New Media
10 73 (1.94%) Statistics
11 71 (1.88%) Social Network
12 70 (1.86%) Mathematics
13 65 (1.72%) Graphic Design
14 61 (1.62%) iPhone
15 57 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
16 56 (1.48%) Animation
17 51 (1.35%) Smartphone
18 48 (1.27%) iPad
19 45 (1.19%) Online Games
20 39 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 430 (11.40%) Linux
2 275 (7.29%) Apple iOS
3 218 (5.78%) Android
4 217 (5.75%) Windows
5 102 (2.70%) UNIX
6 56 (1.48%) Mac OS X
7 50 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 45 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (0.95%) CentOS
10 29 (0.77%) Windows Phone
11 22 (0.58%) Debian
12 18 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.40%) OpenBSD
15 15 (0.40%) Solaris
16 13 (0.34%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
18 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (22.64%) Analytics
2 841 (22.30%) SEO
3 695 (18.43%) Digital Marketing
4 684 (18.13%) E-Commerce
5 485 (12.86%) Project Management
6 438 (11.61%) Pay per click
7 391 (10.37%) MVC
8 386 (10.23%) OO
9 382 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
10 362 (9.60%) CRM
11 356 (9.44%) Content Management
12 336 (8.91%) Online Marketing
13 303 (8.03%) Scrum
14 285 (7.56%) TDD
15 281 (7.45%) Web Development
16 231 (6.12%) B2B
17 206 (5.46%) Email Marketing
17 206 (5.46%) BDD
18 192 (5.09%) Web Design
19 182 (4.83%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 854 (22.64%) JavaScript
2 491 (13.02%) PHP
3 432 (11.45%) Java
4 396 (10.50%) SQL
5 337 (8.93%) C#
6 176 (4.67%) Ruby
7 165 (4.37%) Python
8 104 (2.76%) Objective-C
9 76 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 68 (1.80%) C++
11 64 (1.70%) ActionScript
12 58 (1.54%) C
13 46 (1.22%) PHP5
14 41 (1.09%) ActionScript 3.0
15 39 (1.03%) Perl
16 35 (0.93%) VBA
17 34 (0.90%) Bash Shell
18 24 (0.64%) VB.NET
19 23 (0.61%) Scala
20 22 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 699 (18.53%) 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%) CISSP
9 5 (0.13%) CISM
9 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.11%) PMP
10 4 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.11%) CISA
10 4 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (3.34%) QA
2 63 (1.67%) 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 29 (0.77%) 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%) HDFS
8 1 (0.027%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (2.28%) Puppet
2 39 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.87%) Nagios
4 19 (0.50%) Ansible
5 13 (0.34%) 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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
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
1 644 (17.07%) Google
2 576 (15.27%) Facebook
3 335 (8.88%) Microsoft
4 329 (8.72%) Twitter
5 299 (7.93%) Adobe
6 198 (5.25%) Yahoo!
7 194 (5.14%) Apple
8 171 (4.53%) Sony
9 111 (2.94%) Oracle
10 107 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
11 96 (2.55%) SAP
12 68 (1.80%) Zend
13 61 (1.62%) Omniture
14 48 (1.27%) Sitecore
15 37 (0.98%) Sage
16 35 (0.93%) IBM
17 30 (0.80%) Red Hat
17 30 (0.80%) Splunk
18 29 (0.77%) Cisco
18 29 (0.77%) VMware
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