The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 227 209 190
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Multimedia 4 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.068% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.18% 0.48% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 13
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +266.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Multimedia
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2183 2072 2215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.29% 38.57% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1661 1750
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Multimedia
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Multimedia Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Multimedia
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Multimedia across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Multimedia Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Multimedia
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 Multimedia within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Warwickshire -18 3 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Facebook
3 5 (45.45%) Twitter
3 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Google
3 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 5 (45.45%) Social Media
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) WordPress
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (18.18%) Sass
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (18.18%) Magento
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Laravel
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) SEO
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Windows

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (9.09%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Social Media Executive
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Laravel
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Facebook
2 5 (45.45%) Twitter
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) OpenText
4 1 (9.09%) RedDot
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
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