The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 62 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
Social Media
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 148 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.84% 39.26% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 156 116 72
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Social Media
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Watford

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Advertising
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (80.00%) Web Design
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 4 (80.00%) Magento
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) hybris

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 4 (80.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Advertising
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Web Design
2 4 (80.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) hybris