The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social 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 Social Media over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 163 165 176
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 65 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.03% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 3.13% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 18
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Social Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 1787 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.38% 32.71% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1493 1616
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Social Media
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Social Media Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Social Media
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Social Media Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Social 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 Social Media within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Staffordshire +26 17 £34,500 +15.00% 3
Birmingham -25 16 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Coventry +5 14 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Solihull - 6 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire -23 3 £52,500 +35.48% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £22,500 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 60 (51.72%) Marketing
2 58 (50.00%) Google
3 46 (39.66%) Degree
4 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (33.62%) SEO
6 37 (31.90%) MVC
6 37 (31.90%) Git (software)
7 36 (31.03%) Analytics
8 35 (30.17%) OO
9 33 (28.45%) Facebook
10 29 (25.00%) User Experience
10 29 (25.00%) HTML
10 29 (25.00%) .NET
10 29 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 28 (24.14%) Apple
12 27 (23.28%) CSS
12 27 (23.28%) TDD
13 26 (22.41%) Yahoo!
13 26 (22.41%) Digital Marketing
13 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
13 26 (22.41%) BBC
13 26 (22.41%) Sony
14 25 (21.55%) C#
14 25 (21.55%) WCF
14 25 (21.55%) Ruby
14 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (21.55%) Web Application Development
14 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (21.55%) Node.js
14 25 (21.55%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (21.55%) Node.js
2 12 (10.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) WordPress
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.97%) Photoshop
3 15 (12.93%) MS Office
4 13 (11.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (8.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.86%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) VoIP
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.93%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Mahout
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.86%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (31.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.59%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 60 (51.72%) Marketing
2 16 (13.79%) Retail
3 5 (4.31%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Finance
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (46.55%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Web Designer
4 11 (9.48%) Designer
5 9 (7.76%) Senior Designer
5 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Senior Web Designer
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (6.03%) SEO Executive
7 6 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Marketing Executive
8 5 (4.31%) Graphic Designer
8 5 (4.31%) Social Media Executive
9 4 (3.45%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 4 (3.45%) Marketing Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Graphic Designer
10 3 (2.59%) Creative Web Designer
10 3 (2.59%) Creative Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) HTML
1 29 (25.00%) .NET
1 29 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (23.28%) CSS
3 25 (21.55%) RESTful
3 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (21.55%) WCF
3 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (17.24%) HTML5
5 15 (12.93%) jQuery
6 10 (8.62%) CakePHP
6 10 (8.62%) Laravel
6 10 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (6.90%) XML
8 7 (6.03%) CSS3
9 2 (1.72%) Flash
10 1 (0.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.00%) User Experience
2 26 (22.41%) BBC
3 13 (11.21%) Copywriting
3 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.34%) Digital Media
4 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.17%) FMCG
7 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.59%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.72%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.72%) Blog
10 1 (0.86%) Telematics
10 1 (0.86%) Physics
10 1 (0.86%) Statistics
10 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.86%) Photography
10 1 (0.86%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Android
2 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
2 2 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) SEO
3 37 (31.90%) MVC
4 36 (31.03%) Analytics
5 35 (30.17%) OO
6 27 (23.28%) TDD
7 26 (22.41%) Digital Marketing
8 25 (21.55%) Web Application Development
8 25 (21.55%) BDD
9 22 (18.97%) Web Design
10 20 (17.24%) Time Management
11 16 (13.79%) Web Analytics
12 14 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (11.21%) Pay per click
13 13 (11.21%) Content Management
14 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.48%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
16 9 (7.76%) Online Marketing
17 8 (6.90%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) C#
1 25 (21.55%) Ruby
2 20 (17.24%) PHP
3 12 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.45%) C
5 3 (2.59%) SQL
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) PHP5
6 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (39.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (50.00%) Google
2 33 (28.45%) Facebook
3 28 (24.14%) Apple
4 26 (22.41%) Sony
4 26 (22.41%) Yahoo!
5 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.38%) Adobe
7 7 (6.03%) Twitter
8 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.86%) SAP
8 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: 14k to 17k per year GBP
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + shares, others great bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £39,129 to £45,960 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
6 Talent
Salary: £25,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago