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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 154 158 179
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 72 57 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.06% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 3.29% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
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
1895 1734 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.36% 32.11% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1417 1721
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £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 31 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 31 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 21 £34,500 -
Coventry +1 16 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Birmingham -26 16 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Solihull - 6 £50,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £22,500 -
Warwickshire -20 2 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Worcestershire -8 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 66 (51.16%) Marketing
2 61 (47.29%) Google
3 50 (38.76%) Degree
4 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (31.78%) Git (software)
6 39 (30.23%) MVC
6 39 (30.23%) SEO
7 37 (28.68%) OO
7 37 (28.68%) Analytics
8 36 (27.91%) Facebook
9 33 (25.58%) Apple
9 33 (25.58%) HTML
10 32 (24.81%) .NET
11 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET
11 31 (24.03%) CSS
11 31 (24.03%) User Experience
12 30 (23.26%) TDD
12 30 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
13 29 (22.48%) Yahoo!
13 29 (22.48%) SQL Server
13 29 (22.48%) Sony
13 29 (22.48%) BBC
14 27 (20.93%) C#
15 26 (20.16%) Web Design
15 26 (20.16%) Ruby
15 26 (20.16%) WCF
15 26 (20.16%) Web Application Development
15 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (20.16%) Node.js
15 26 (20.16%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (20.16%) Node.js
2 14 (10.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.78%) WordPress
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Photoshop
2 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
3 15 (11.63%) MS Office
4 13 (10.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (7.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (6.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.78%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.16%) NoSQL
3 18 (13.95%) MySQL
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Mahout
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.78%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (31.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 66 (51.16%) Marketing
2 16 (12.40%) Retail
3 5 (3.88%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.33%) Advertising
4 3 (2.33%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (50.39%) Developer
2 26 (20.16%) .NET Developer
3 13 (10.08%) PHP Developer
4 11 (8.53%) Web Designer
4 11 (8.53%) Designer
5 9 (6.98%) Senior Designer
5 9 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 9 (6.98%) Senior Web Designer
6 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.43%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (5.43%) SEO Executive
7 5 (3.88%) Marketing Executive
7 5 (3.88%) Graphic Designer
7 5 (3.88%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Social Media Executive
8 4 (3.10%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Senior Graphic Designer
9 3 (2.33%) Creative Web Designer
9 3 (2.33%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.58%) HTML
2 32 (24.81%) .NET
3 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET
3 31 (24.03%) CSS
4 26 (20.16%) RESTful
4 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (20.16%) WCF
4 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (19.38%) HTML5
6 17 (13.18%) jQuery
7 11 (8.53%) CakePHP
7 11 (8.53%) CSS3
7 11 (8.53%) Laravel
7 11 (8.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (6.20%) XML
9 2 (1.55%) Flash
10 1 (0.78%) XHTML
10 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) User Experience
2 29 (22.48%) BBC
3 15 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.08%) Copywriting
4 13 (10.08%) Digital Media
5 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
6 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.65%) FMCG
8 5 (3.88%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.33%) Graphic Design
9 3 (2.33%) Smartcard
9 3 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.55%) Blog
11 1 (0.78%) Telematics
11 1 (0.78%) Photography
11 1 (0.78%) Physics
11 1 (0.78%) Statistics
11 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Android
2 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.10%) Windows Phone
2 4 (3.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) MVC
2 39 (30.23%) SEO
3 37 (28.68%) OO
3 37 (28.68%) Analytics
4 30 (23.26%) TDD
4 30 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (20.16%) Web Design
5 26 (20.16%) Web Application Development
5 26 (20.16%) BDD
6 20 (15.50%) Time Management
7 17 (13.18%) Web Analytics
8 16 (12.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (10.85%) Content Management
10 13 (10.08%) Pay per click
11 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
12 11 (8.53%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.20%) Competitor Analysis
13 8 (6.20%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.93%) C#
2 26 (20.16%) Ruby
3 24 (18.60%) PHP
4 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.65%) SQL
6 4 (3.10%) C
7 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) PHP5
8 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (38.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (47.29%) Google
2 36 (27.91%) Facebook
3 33 (25.58%) Apple
4 29 (22.48%) Sony
4 29 (22.48%) Yahoo!
5 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 20 (15.50%) Adobe
7 7 (5.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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