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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 170 138 177
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +39
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 54 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.14% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 3.48% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 30
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £17,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
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
1663 1754 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.88% 32.73% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1510 1271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
Birmingham +25 38 £37,500 +33.92% 5
Warwickshire -8 9 £40,000 +61.61% 3
Staffordshire -12 1 £17,500 -58.82%
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (48.08%) HTML
2 46 (44.23%) Marketing
3 45 (43.27%) CSS
4 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (25.96%) MVC
6 26 (25.00%) PHP
6 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 25 (24.04%) Facebook
7 25 (24.04%) TDD
8 24 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 24 (23.08%) Analytics
9 22 (21.15%) HTML5
9 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.15%) SEO
10 21 (20.19%) Scrum
10 21 (20.19%) CRM
10 21 (20.19%) CSS3
11 20 (19.23%) Twitter
12 18 (17.31%) MySQL
13 17 (16.35%) Web Services
13 17 (16.35%) Content Management
13 17 (16.35%) Google
13 17 (16.35%) WordPress
14 16 (15.38%) CMS
15 15 (14.42%) MVVM
15 15 (14.42%) Drupal
15 15 (14.42%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (14.42%) WebGL
16 14 (13.46%) Magento
17 13 (12.50%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (16.35%) WordPress
2 16 (15.38%) CMS
3 15 (14.42%) Drupal
4 6 (5.77%) Node.js
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) FileNet
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS Office
3 7 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.77%) Photoshop
5 5 (4.81%) MS Project
6 3 (2.88%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.92%) SPSS
7 2 (1.92%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Magento
2 4 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) MySQL
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Big Data
3 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Xcode
3 6 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.81%) Subversion
5 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.85%) Behat
5 4 (3.85%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 46 (44.23%) Marketing
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 5 (4.81%) Front Office
4 5 (4.81%) Law
4 5 (4.81%) Advertising
4 5 (4.81%) Games
5 4 (3.85%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) German Language
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 45 (43.27%) Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Designer
2 13 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 12 (11.54%) Graphic Designer
3 12 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Web Designer
4 9 (8.65%) iOS Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) Marketing Executive
6 6 (5.77%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Content Manager
6 6 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Account Manager
6 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Management Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.08%) HTML
2 45 (43.27%) CSS
3 22 (21.15%) HTML5
4 21 (20.19%) CSS3
5 17 (16.35%) Web Services
6 15 (14.42%) WebGL
7 11 (10.58%) XHTML
7 11 (10.58%) RESTful
8 10 (9.62%) jQuery
9 8 (7.69%) .NET
10 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.77%) WCF
10 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.81%) XML
11 5 (4.81%) Symfony
12 4 (3.85%) Yii
13 3 (2.88%) J2EE
13 3 (2.88%) Flash
13 3 (2.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) User Experience
2 6 (5.77%) Blog
2 6 (5.77%) Copywriting
2 6 (5.77%) BBC
3 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.85%) Open Source
5 3 (2.88%) FMCG
5 3 (2.88%) Wiki
5 3 (2.88%) Social Network
5 3 (2.88%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) RIA
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.96%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.69%) Android
3 6 (5.77%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows
5 2 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) MVC
3 25 (24.04%) TDD
4 24 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 24 (23.08%) Analytics
5 22 (21.15%) SEO
6 21 (20.19%) Scrum
6 21 (20.19%) CRM
7 17 (16.35%) Content Management
8 15 (14.42%) MVVM
8 15 (14.42%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (10.58%) Web Design
9 11 (10.58%) OO
9 11 (10.58%) iOS Development
10 10 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (9.62%) BDD
11 8 (7.69%) Android Development
11 8 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (5.77%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) PHP
2 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.58%) C#
4 10 (9.62%) Ruby
5 9 (8.65%) Objective-C
5 9 (8.65%) Java
6 6 (5.77%) C++
7 3 (2.88%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.88%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.92%) PHP5
8 2 (1.92%) Groovy
8 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) C
9 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) PhD
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Facebook
2 20 (19.23%) Twitter
3 17 (16.35%) Google
4 11 (10.58%) Adobe
5 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.73%) Yahoo!
7 6 (5.77%) Sony
7 6 (5.77%) Apple
8 5 (4.81%) Zend
9 3 (2.88%) IBM
9 3 (2.88%) Macromedia
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle
11 1 (0.96%) Kofax
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