The first 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 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
Social Media
Rank 143 142 157
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 58 62 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.22% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 5.19% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 25
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +35.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
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%
Social Media
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 21 £55,000 +26.43% 4
Worcestershire +13 12 £33,500 -44.16% 3
Staffordshire -4 8 £35,750 +43.00% 3
Coventry +16 4 £39,000 +56.00%
Herefordshire -3 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire +13 2 £26,250 -23.91% 1
Shropshire +3 1 £25,000 -31.03% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £31,000 -
Social Media
England

Social 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 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 58 (57.43%) Marketing
2 43 (42.57%) HTML
3 38 (37.62%) CSS
4 35 (34.65%) E-Commerce
5 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
6 28 (27.72%) .NET
7 27 (26.73%) PHP
7 27 (26.73%) CRM
7 27 (26.73%) SEO
8 26 (25.74%) Finance
8 26 (25.74%) Retail
8 26 (25.74%) jQuery
9 24 (23.76%) Digital Media
9 24 (23.76%) Linux
10 22 (21.78%) MySQL
10 22 (21.78%) Degree
11 20 (19.80%) B2B
12 19 (18.81%) Adobe
12 19 (18.81%) Business Development
12 19 (18.81%) Analytics
13 18 (17.82%) Content Management
14 17 (16.83%) Web Design
14 17 (16.83%) C#
14 17 (16.83%) XML
15 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.85%) Project Planning
16 15 (14.85%) Corporate Banking
16 15 (14.85%) Node.js
16 15 (14.85%) Portfolio Management
16 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence

Social 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 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 15 (14.85%) Node.js
2 9 (8.91%) Apache Solr
2 9 (8.91%) CMS
2 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.92%) Drupal
4 5 (4.95%) WordPress
5 3 (2.97%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.97%) FileNet
6 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.95%) InDesign
4 5 (4.95%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.97%) MS Office
6 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (11.88%) Amazon S3
1 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) MySQL
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (11.88%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (57.43%) Marketing
2 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 26 (25.74%) Retail
3 15 (14.85%) Corporate Banking
3 15 (14.85%) Billing
3 15 (14.85%) Banking
4 8 (7.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.97%) Automotive
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
7 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Developer
2 22 (21.78%) Consultant
3 18 (17.82%) PHP Developer
4 16 (15.84%) Designer
5 15 (14.85%) Web Designer
6 13 (12.87%) Web Developer
7 12 (11.88%) Business Consultant
8 10 (9.90%) Graduate
9 9 (8.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.91%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Graphic Designer
9 9 (8.91%) Junior
10 7 (6.93%) Marketing Director
10 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Recruitment Consultant
11 6 (5.94%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.57%) HTML
2 38 (37.62%) CSS
3 28 (27.72%) .NET
4 26 (25.74%) jQuery
5 17 (16.83%) XML
6 15 (14.85%) Web Services
7 12 (11.88%) J2EE
7 12 (11.88%) RESTful
8 11 (10.89%) REST
9 10 (9.90%) Flash
10 9 (8.91%) Grails
10 9 (8.91%) JSON
10 9 (8.91%) XSD
10 9 (8.91%) DOM
10 9 (8.91%) SOAP
10 9 (8.91%) SAX
11 8 (7.92%) HTML5
12 7 (6.93%) CSS3
12 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.95%) Motion Graphics
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) BBC
4 2 (1.98%) W3C
4 2 (1.98%) Physics
4 2 (1.98%) Blog
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) RIA
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) UNIX
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) E-Commerce
2 27 (26.73%) CRM
2 27 (26.73%) SEO
3 20 (19.80%) B2B
4 19 (18.81%) Business Development
4 19 (18.81%) Analytics
5 18 (17.82%) Content Management
6 17 (16.83%) Web Design
7 15 (14.85%) Project Planning
7 15 (14.85%) Portfolio Management
7 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.85%) EAM
7 15 (14.85%) Logistics
7 15 (14.85%) Asset Management
8 12 (11.88%) MVC
8 12 (11.88%) Programme Management
8 12 (11.88%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (9.90%) B2C
9 10 (9.90%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (8.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
2 27 (26.73%) PHP
3 17 (16.83%) C#
4 14 (13.86%) SQL
5 12 (11.88%) Java
6 9 (8.91%) Groovy
6 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.94%) C++
8 5 (4.95%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (4.95%) ActionScript
8 5 (4.95%) C
9 4 (3.96%) PHP5
10 3 (2.97%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 3 (2.97%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Adobe
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 6 (5.94%) Google
5 5 (4.95%) Macromedia
6 4 (3.96%) IBM
7 3 (2.97%) Facebook
7 3 (2.97%) Yahoo!
7 3 (2.97%) Sony
7 3 (2.97%) Kofax
7 3 (2.97%) Apple
8 1 (0.99%) NEC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidderminster
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Tile Mountain
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 11 days ago