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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 147 149 160
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 66 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.11% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.09% 3.63% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 24
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
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
1613 1572 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.58% 30.63% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1322 1244
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 May 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 22 May 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
Coventry +5 18 £22,000 -37.58%
Birmingham -12 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Staffordshire +8 11 £34,500 +2.98% 5
Solihull - 4 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire -12 2 £46,250 +65.17% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £23,250 -
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (57.29%) Google
2 54 (56.25%) Marketing
3 36 (37.50%) Degree
4 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (34.38%) SEO
6 32 (33.33%) Facebook
7 31 (32.29%) MVC
8 30 (31.25%) OO
8 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 29 (30.21%) Analytics
10 26 (27.08%) .NET
10 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET
11 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 24 (25.00%) C#
11 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 24 (25.00%) Apple
11 24 (25.00%) Sony
11 24 (25.00%) TDD
11 24 (25.00%) BBC
11 24 (25.00%) RESTful
11 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (25.00%) BDD
11 24 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 24 (25.00%) Node.js
11 24 (25.00%) Yahoo!
11 24 (25.00%) WCF
11 24 (25.00%) Ruby
11 24 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (23.96%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (25.00%) Node.js
2 12 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.71%) Photoshop
3 16 (16.67%) MS Office
4 13 (13.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (7.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.04%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
1 1 (1.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) VoIP
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 24 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 54 (56.25%) Marketing
2 11 (11.46%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.21%) Advertising
4 3 (3.13%) Publishing
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Finance
6 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.33%) Designer
3 8 (8.33%) Web Designer
4 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
4 7 (7.29%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Senior Designer
5 6 (6.25%) Senior Web Designer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Social Media Executive
7 4 (4.17%) SEO Executive
7 4 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Marketing Executive
8 3 (3.13%) Creative Web Designer
8 3 (3.13%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 3 (3.13%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (3.13%) Web Editor
8 3 (3.13%) SEO Specialist
8 3 (3.13%) Creative Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) .NET
1 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET
2 24 (25.00%) RESTful
2 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (25.00%) WCF
2 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (22.92%) HTML
4 20 (20.83%) CSS
5 13 (13.54%) HTML5
6 10 (10.42%) jQuery
7 6 (6.25%) Laravel
7 6 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (6.25%) CakePHP
8 4 (4.17%) CSS3
8 4 (4.17%) XML
9 2 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) BBC
2 22 (22.92%) User Experience
3 15 (15.63%) Digital Media
4 12 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
8 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (3.13%) FMCG
10 2 (2.08%) Blog
11 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
11 1 (1.04%) Photography
11 1 (1.04%) IVR
11 1 (1.04%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) SEO
3 31 (32.29%) MVC
4 30 (31.25%) OO
5 29 (30.21%) Analytics
6 24 (25.00%) TDD
6 24 (25.00%) BDD
6 24 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 23 (23.96%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (17.71%) Time Management
9 16 (16.67%) Content Management
10 13 (13.54%) Pay per click
10 13 (13.54%) Web Analytics
11 12 (12.50%) Web Design
12 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.38%) Online Marketing
13 9 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
15 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
16 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) C#
1 24 (25.00%) Ruby
2 13 (13.54%) PHP
3 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) C
5 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) Google
2 32 (33.33%) Facebook
3 24 (25.00%) Apple
3 24 (25.00%) Sony
3 24 (25.00%) Yahoo!
4 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.67%) Adobe
6 8 (8.33%) Twitter
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
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Posted: 4 days ago
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