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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 360 271 209
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -62
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 790 1250 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.14% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.70% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 664 940 1185
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,040 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
40316 46275 46404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.23% 42.11% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32999 36985 36186
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,912 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -91 729 £42,500 +6.25% 129
London -68 383 £55,000 +22.22% 62
South East -83 130 £32,500 -16.66% 20
West Midlands +8 62 £27,500 -26.66% 6
North West -28 60 £32,500 +8.33% 16
East of England +16 43 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Berkshire +5 38 £40,000 -8.57% 5
City of London -22 38 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Manchester -35 37 £33,250 +10.83% 11
Scotland +34 34 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Surrey +1 32 £33,500 -16.25% 3
South West +12 29 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Edinburgh +30 28 £40,000 - 5
Birmingham -6 27 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Reading +21 26 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Warwickshire +27 25 £25,000 -64.28%
Hertfordshire +26 24 £65,000 - 4
Rugby - 20 £25,000 -
East Midlands 0 16 £32,500 - 2
West Sussex +5 15 £30,000 -22.07% 3
East Sussex +4 14 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Cheshire +26 13 £35,000 -19.54% 3
St Albans +13 13 £65,000 - 2
Hampshire -76 12 £47,500 +90.00%
Crawley - 12 £30,000 - 2
Brighton 0 11 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Essex +9 10 £35,000 +28.84% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £35,000 -
Guildford +15 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Yorkshire -56 9 £53,750 +65.38% 7

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Social Media.

1 745 (45.82%) Marketing
2 431 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (25.46%) HTML
4 364 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 345 (21.22%) CSS
6 327 (20.11%) Analytics
7 320 (19.68%) SEO
8 302 (18.57%) Facebook
9 292 (17.96%) Degree
10 273 (16.79%) Google
11 249 (15.31%) E-Commerce
12 225 (13.84%) Finance
13 223 (13.71%) Git (software)
14 206 (12.67%) jQuery
15 204 (12.55%) Digital Marketing
16 197 (12.12%) .NET
17 184 (11.32%) MVC
18 183 (11.25%) HTML5
19 181 (11.13%) C#
20 180 (11.07%) Java
21 179 (11.01%) Twitter
22 169 (10.39%) Pay per click
23 168 (10.33%) CRM
24 162 (9.96%) PHP
25 152 (9.35%) MySQL
25 152 (9.35%) SQL Server
25 152 (9.35%) Advertising
26 151 (9.29%) Project Management
27 148 (9.10%) CMS
28 146 (8.98%) Analytical Skills

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 148 (9.10%) CMS
2 84 (5.17%) WordPress
3 42 (2.58%) Apache
4 38 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 31 (1.91%) SAS
6 28 (1.72%) Drupal
7 21 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 15 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.74%) IIS
11 12 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.68%) ATG Dynamo
12 11 (0.68%) JBoss
12 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.37%) Confluence
14 6 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 111 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 95 (5.84%) Photoshop
3 88 (5.41%) MS Office
4 62 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (2.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 44 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (1.78%) InDesign
8 13 (0.80%) SPSS
9 11 (0.68%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.37%) MS Project
10 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
13 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.12%) GIMP
14 2 (0.12%) InVision
15 1 (0.062%) Blender
15 1 (0.062%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 44 (2.71%) Magento
2 15 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.18%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.12%) CubeCart
7 2 (0.12%) FastStats
7 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.062%) Radian6
8 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.062%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.062%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.062%) Unica
8 1 (0.062%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 138 (8.49%) Google Analytics
2 46 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.77%) AdWords
4 44 (2.71%) SaaS
5 33 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
6 18 (1.11%) Silverpop
7 15 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.86%) PaaS
9 12 (0.74%) MailChimp
10 10 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
11 9 (0.55%) Dropbox
11 9 (0.55%) Google Drive
12 8 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.43%) Basecamp
14 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 5 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 5 (0.31%) Apcera
15 5 (0.31%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (6.89%) Internet
2 27 (1.66%) Intranet
3 23 (1.41%) HTTP
4 13 (0.80%) DNS
4 13 (0.80%) SMS
4 13 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.68%) Broadband
5 11 (0.68%) DHCP
6 10 (0.62%) SMTP
7 9 (0.55%) ATM
8 8 (0.49%) FTP
9 6 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.37%) LDAP
10 5 (0.31%) Firewall
10 5 (0.31%) Skype
10 5 (0.31%) SSH
11 4 (0.25%) VoIP
12 2 (0.12%) AMQP
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (9.35%) MySQL
1 152 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 123 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 76 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 59 (3.63%) Big Data
5 56 (3.44%) MongoDB
6 23 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.80%) Neo4j
11 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.68%) QlikView
12 11 (0.68%) SQLite
13 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.62%) Redis
13 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 223 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 72 (4.43%) Selenium
3 56 (3.44%) Subversion
4 45 (2.77%) Maven
5 35 (2.15%) Ant
6 31 (1.91%) JUnit
6 31 (1.91%) WebDriver
7 28 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 26 (1.60%) Grunt
8 26 (1.60%) gulp
9 22 (1.35%) Eclipse
10 21 (1.29%) JIRA
11 18 (1.11%) TestNG
12 17 (1.05%) Log4j
13 13 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
13 13 (0.80%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.74%) QUnit
15 11 (0.68%) Visual Studio
16 10 (0.62%) Gradle
17 9 (0.55%) PhantomJS
General
1 745 (45.82%) Marketing
2 225 (13.84%) Finance
3 152 (9.35%) Advertising
4 111 (6.83%) Games
5 105 (6.46%) Retail
6 81 (4.98%) Telecoms
7 64 (3.94%) Publishing
8 42 (2.58%) Banking
9 41 (2.52%) Legal
10 32 (1.97%) Brand Awareness
11 18 (1.11%) Law
12 17 (1.05%) Back Office
13 15 (0.92%) Multimedia
14 14 (0.86%) French Language
14 14 (0.86%) German Language
15 9 (0.55%) Electronics
15 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.49%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 515 (31.67%) Developer
2 119 (7.32%) .NET Developer
3 102 (6.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 96 (5.90%) Marketing Manager
5 94 (5.78%) Senior Developer
6 89 (5.47%) Consultant
7 86 (5.29%) Social Media Developer
8 80 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 73 (4.49%) PHP Developer
10 72 (4.43%) Analyst
11 70 (4.31%) Designer
12 69 (4.24%) HTML Developer
13 62 (3.81%) Java Developer
14 58 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
15 54 (3.32%) Junior
15 54 (3.32%) Marketing Executive
16 53 (3.26%) Web Developer
17 49 (3.01%) Architect
17 49 (3.01%) C# Developer
18 46 (2.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (25.46%) HTML
2 345 (21.22%) CSS
3 206 (12.67%) jQuery
4 197 (12.12%) .NET
5 183 (11.25%) HTML5
6 145 (8.92%) ASP.NET
7 124 (7.63%) AngularJS
8 116 (7.13%) RESTful
9 115 (7.07%) Node.js
10 112 (6.89%) Web Services
11 106 (6.52%) CSS3
12 105 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 87 (5.35%) REST
14 85 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 78 (4.80%) WCF
16 71 (4.37%) JSON
17 69 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 62 (3.81%) XML
19 61 (3.75%) Spring
20 58 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (8.24%) User Experience
3 122 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 113 (6.95%) Blog
5 84 (5.17%) BBC
6 72 (4.43%) Digital Media
7 53 (3.26%) Graphic Design
8 48 (2.95%) Computer Science
9 43 (2.64%) Copywriting
9 43 (2.64%) Statistics
10 35 (2.15%) Fintech
10 35 (2.15%) Visualisation
11 31 (1.91%) Social Network
12 25 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 24 (1.48%) Online Games
14 21 (1.29%) iPad
15 17 (1.05%) New Media
16 15 (0.92%) Photography
17 14 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 97 (5.97%) Linux
2 88 (5.41%) Android
3 81 (4.98%) Windows
4 73 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.77%) Unix
6 29 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.18%) Mesosphere
8 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.062%) VMS
10 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (20.11%) Analytics
3 320 (19.68%) SEO
4 249 (15.31%) E-Commerce
5 204 (12.55%) Digital Marketing
6 184 (11.32%) MVC
7 169 (10.39%) Pay per click
8 168 (10.33%) CRM
9 151 (9.29%) Project Management
10 140 (8.61%) TDD
11 139 (8.55%) OO
12 130 (8.00%) Scrum
13 125 (7.69%) Content Management
14 119 (7.32%) Web Development
15 118 (7.26%) B2B
16 105 (6.46%) Open Source
17 104 (6.40%) Email Marketing
18 94 (5.78%) Business Development
19 87 (5.35%) Front End Development
20 81 (4.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 364 (22.39%) JavaScript
2 181 (11.13%) C#
3 180 (11.07%) Java
4 162 (9.96%) PHP
5 144 (8.86%) SQL
6 96 (5.90%) Ruby
7 76 (4.67%) Python
8 24 (1.48%) R
9 20 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.11%) C++
12 17 (1.05%) Scala
13 16 (0.98%) C
14 13 (0.80%) Perl
15 12 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.55%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.49%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.43%) ActionScript
18 7 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 292 (17.96%) Degree
2 14 (0.86%) PMI Certification
2 14 (0.86%) PMP
3 13 (0.80%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.37%) CISSP
7 5 (0.31%) MBA
8 4 (0.25%) CISA
8 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.25%) PhD
9 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.18%) ISEB
9 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.12%) CCNA
10 2 (0.12%) CCNP
10 2 (0.12%) CIPD
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) VCAP
10 2 (0.12%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.44%) QA
2 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.12%) WCAG
4 1 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 19 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.68%) Docker
3 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.18%) KVM
5 2 (0.12%) XenServer
6 1 (0.062%) HDFS
6 1 (0.062%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.55%) Puppet
3 5 (0.31%) Ansible
3 5 (0.31%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.18%) Mesos
4 3 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.062%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 302 (18.57%) Facebook
2 273 (16.79%) Google
3 179 (11.01%) Twitter
4 137 (8.43%) Microsoft
5 131 (8.06%) Adobe
6 90 (5.54%) Yahoo!
7 89 (5.47%) Apple
8 82 (5.04%) Sony
9 46 (2.83%) Oracle
10 40 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.72%) SAP
12 22 (1.35%) IBM
13 21 (1.29%) Sitecore
14 20 (1.23%) Cognizant
15 19 (1.17%) VMware
16 18 (1.11%) Tableau
17 15 (0.92%) Pardot
18 12 (0.74%) ATG
19 11 (0.68%) Marketo
20 10 (0.62%) Omniture
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Devon
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Premier Media
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Competitive including benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 60k DOE + Bonus, 25 days and more
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000
Posted: Yesterday