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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 165 160 167
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 53 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.16% 3.22% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 30
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -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
1273 1585 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.99% 28.51% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1353 1027
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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
Birmingham +37 42 £37,500 +38.88% 6
Warwickshire -6 7 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Worcestershire -3 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (43.86%) HTML
2 48 (42.11%) Marketing
3 45 (39.47%) CSS
4 34 (29.82%) PHP
5 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
6 30 (26.32%) SEO
7 29 (25.44%) Web Services
8 26 (22.81%) E-Commerce
9 25 (21.93%) CRM
9 25 (21.93%) MySQL
9 25 (21.93%) MVC
10 24 (21.05%) .NET
11 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
12 22 (19.30%) Facebook
12 22 (19.30%) Analytics
12 22 (19.30%) TDD
13 21 (18.42%) Content Management
14 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
14 20 (17.54%) Node.js
15 19 (16.67%) jQuery
15 19 (16.67%) Linux
16 18 (15.79%) HTML5
17 17 (14.91%) CSS3
17 17 (14.91%) Scrum
18 15 (13.16%) Google
18 15 (13.16%) C#
18 15 (13.16%) Twitter
18 15 (13.16%) Drupal
18 15 (13.16%) Degree
19 14 (12.28%) MVVM

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (17.54%) Node.js
2 15 (13.16%) Drupal
3 13 (11.40%) CMS
3 13 (11.40%) WordPress
4 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) FileNet
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 6 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.39%) MS Project
5 3 (2.63%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.75%) SPSS
6 2 (1.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon S3
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (10.53%) ElastiCache
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) MySQL
2 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.14%) Big Data
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) Xcode
3 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 48 (42.11%) Marketing
2 14 (12.28%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 5 (4.39%) Law
4 5 (4.39%) Front Office
5 4 (3.51%) Advertising
5 4 (3.51%) Games
6 3 (2.63%) Publishing
6 3 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Billing
7 2 (1.75%) German Language
7 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 2 (1.75%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (50.88%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) PHP Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Designer
4 14 (12.28%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Graphic Designer
5 11 (9.65%) Web Designer
6 9 (7.89%) Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) iOS Developer
7 8 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Android Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
8 6 (5.26%) Account Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Junior
8 6 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.86%) HTML
2 45 (39.47%) CSS
3 29 (25.44%) Web Services
4 24 (21.05%) .NET
5 19 (16.67%) jQuery
6 18 (15.79%) HTML5
7 17 (14.91%) CSS3
8 14 (12.28%) WebGL
9 11 (9.65%) RESTful
10 10 (8.77%) XHTML
11 8 (7.02%) WCF
11 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.26%) XML
13 5 (4.39%) J2EE
14 4 (3.51%) JSON
15 3 (2.63%) SAX
15 3 (2.63%) SOAP
15 3 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Digital Media
2 8 (7.02%) BBC
3 5 (4.39%) Copywriting
4 4 (3.51%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.63%) RIA
5 3 (2.63%) Blog
5 3 (2.63%) FMCG
5 3 (2.63%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) W3C
7 1 (0.88%) Animation
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.02%) Android
4 4 (3.51%) Windows
5 3 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) SEO
2 26 (22.81%) E-Commerce
3 25 (21.93%) CRM
3 25 (21.93%) MVC
4 22 (19.30%) Analytics
4 22 (19.30%) TDD
5 21 (18.42%) Content Management
6 17 (14.91%) Scrum
7 14 (12.28%) MVVM
8 13 (11.40%) Web Design
9 12 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (8.77%) iOS Development
12 9 (7.89%) OO
13 8 (7.02%) Business Development
13 8 (7.02%) BDD
13 8 (7.02%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (7.02%) Android Development
13 8 (7.02%) Web Application Development
14 7 (6.14%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) PHP
2 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.16%) C#
4 12 (10.53%) SQL
4 12 (10.53%) Ruby
5 11 (9.65%) Java
6 8 (7.02%) Objective-C
7 7 (6.14%) C++
8 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.63%) Groovy
8 3 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.75%) PHP5
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.75%) VB
9 2 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Facebook
2 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.16%) Google
3 15 (13.16%) Twitter
4 13 (11.40%) Adobe
5 9 (7.89%) Yahoo!
6 8 (7.02%) Apple
6 8 (7.02%) Sony
7 4 (3.51%) IBM
8 3 (2.63%) Macromedia
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) Kofax
10 1 (0.88%) Zend
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