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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 72 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 9 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.42% 1.32% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 4.10% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £27,436 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.54% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
215 122 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.86% 32.19% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 178 85 87
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

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 24 November 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 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 11 (78.57%) SEO
3 9 (64.29%) Content Management
4 8 (57.14%) Google
5 7 (50.00%) Copywriting
5 7 (50.00%) Google Analytics
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
5 7 (50.00%) Analytics
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) WordPress
6 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (42.86%) Web Design
7 5 (35.71%) Advertising
7 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (28.57%) PHP
8 4 (28.57%) MySQL
8 4 (28.57%) PHP5
8 4 (28.57%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) Magento
8 4 (28.57%) Social Media Marketing
9 2 (14.29%) Adobe
10 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.14%) AS400
10 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (42.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Communications Officer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) SEO
2 9 (64.29%) Content Management
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) Web Design
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) Social Media Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Web Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) PHP5
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) hybris