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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 190 158 175
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 20 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.95% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 3.02% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 28
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1351 1392 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.90% 31.48% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1136 1280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Birmingham -23 12 £37,500 -50.00% 7
Walsall - 4 £19,000 -
Coventry -8 3 £18,000 -30.09% 1
Staffordshire -4 1 £72,500 +302.77% 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (50.00%) MVC
1 30 (50.00%) TDD
1 30 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.00%) Facebook
4 25 (41.67%) HTML
4 25 (41.67%) CSS
5 23 (38.33%) Google
5 23 (38.33%) Marketing
6 21 (35.00%) Scrum
7 19 (31.67%) Twitter
8 18 (30.00%) CSS3
8 18 (30.00%) HTML5
9 17 (28.33%) OO
9 17 (28.33%) BDD
10 15 (25.00%) SEO
11 14 (23.33%) RESTful
12 13 (21.67%) MVVM
12 13 (21.67%) Web Services
12 13 (21.67%) WebGL
13 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.67%) PHP
14 10 (16.67%) MySQL
14 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.67%) CMS
14 10 (16.67%) Symfony
14 10 (16.67%) Analytics
15 9 (15.00%) Web Application Development
15 9 (15.00%) Node.js
15 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (16.67%) CMS
2 9 (15.00%) WordPress
2 9 (15.00%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.67%) InDesign
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) PHPUnit
2 8 (13.33%) Xcode
2 8 (13.33%) Subversion
2 8 (13.33%) Behat
2 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 23 (38.33%) Marketing
2 6 (10.00%) Publishing
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Content Manager
5 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Web Editor
7 3 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Online Content Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 2 (3.33%) Recruitment Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Graduate
8 2 (3.33%) LAMP Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Forensic Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) HTML
1 25 (41.67%) CSS
2 18 (30.00%) HTML5
2 18 (30.00%) CSS3
3 14 (23.33%) RESTful
4 13 (21.67%) WebGL
4 13 (21.67%) Web Services
5 10 (16.67%) Symfony
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.00%) WCF
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (13.33%) Yii
7 8 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) XHTML
8 2 (3.33%) LAMP
9 1 (1.67%) JSON
9 1 (1.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) BBC
2 8 (13.33%) Open Source
3 7 (11.67%) Copywriting
4 5 (8.33%) Blog
5 4 (6.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (6.67%) User Experience
6 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.00%) Social Network
6 3 (5.00%) Wiki
7 2 (3.33%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.67%) Animation
8 1 (1.67%) iPhone
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.67%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) MVC
1 30 (50.00%) TDD
2 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) Scrum
4 17 (28.33%) OO
4 17 (28.33%) BDD
5 15 (25.00%) SEO
6 13 (21.67%) MVVM
7 10 (16.67%) Analytics
8 9 (15.00%) Web Application Development
8 9 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.33%) iOS Development
9 8 (13.33%) OO PHP
10 7 (11.67%) Content Management
11 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.00%) Android Development
12 5 (8.33%) CRM
12 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.67%) PHP
3 9 (15.00%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 8 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 5 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Facebook
2 23 (38.33%) Google
3 19 (31.67%) Twitter
4 9 (15.00%) Yahoo!
4 9 (15.00%) Apple
4 9 (15.00%) Sony
5 8 (13.33%) Zend
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 Basic depending on experience + Significant Bonus (£75,000 OTE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Birmingham or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
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Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
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