The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 16 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 177 163 160
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Digital Media 24 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 3.43% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 32
Average salary £53,250 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.62% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1194 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.85% 23.44% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1021 937
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Digital Media Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Media across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Digital Media Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 11 £75,000 +172.72%
Worcestershire +6 7 £25,000 -23.07%
Warwickshire +7 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Coventry +10 1 £72,500 +158.92%
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Digital 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 Digital Media.

1 29 (65.91%) Marketing
2 24 (54.55%) Social Media
3 21 (47.73%) Degree
4 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce
4 19 (43.18%) Billing
5 17 (38.64%) Retail
5 17 (38.64%) Finance
5 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
6 16 (36.36%) CSS
6 16 (36.36%) Banking
7 15 (34.09%) Logistics
7 15 (34.09%) Project Planning
7 15 (34.09%) Corporate Banking
7 15 (34.09%) Business Development
7 15 (34.09%) Portfolio Management
7 15 (34.09%) Analytics
7 15 (34.09%) Asset Management
7 15 (34.09%) EAM
7 15 (34.09%) CRM
8 14 (31.82%) Programme Management
9 12 (27.27%) SEO
10 11 (25.00%) Adobe
11 8 (18.18%) Photoshop
11 8 (18.18%) Web Design
12 7 (15.91%) CMS
12 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (11.36%) Content Management
13 5 (11.36%) PHP
14 4 (9.09%) ActionScript

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Digital 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 Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) WordPress
2 4 (9.09%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (6.82%) InDesign
5 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
1 4 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 29 (65.91%) Marketing
2 19 (43.18%) Billing
3 17 (38.64%) Retail
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Banking
5 15 (34.09%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Consultant
2 15 (34.09%) Designer
3 14 (31.82%) Graphic Designer
4 12 (27.27%) Business Consultant
5 7 (15.91%) Web Designer
6 6 (13.64%) Developer
7 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Designer
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Design Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Design Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Graphic Designer
8 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) IT Director
10 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.27%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) SOAP
3 4 (9.09%) Flash
3 4 (9.09%) LAMP
3 4 (9.09%) Ajax
3 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.27%) JPA
5 1 (2.27%) CSS3
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) Struts
5 1 (2.27%) JSP
5 1 (2.27%) Servlets
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Social Media
2 3 (6.82%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.27%) IPTV
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce
2 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (34.09%) Logistics
3 15 (34.09%) Project Planning
3 15 (34.09%) Business Development
3 15 (34.09%) Portfolio Management
3 15 (34.09%) Analytics
3 15 (34.09%) Asset Management
3 15 (34.09%) EAM
3 15 (34.09%) CRM
4 14 (31.82%) Programme Management
5 12 (27.27%) SEO
6 8 (18.18%) Web Design
7 5 (11.36%) Content Management
8 4 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.55%) B2B
10 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) PHP
2 4 (9.09%) ActionScript
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle