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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 157 142 150
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 57 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.20% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 3.89% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 40
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
1611 1516 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.11% 30.73% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1282 1203
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,311 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 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 1 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
Birmingham -14 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Coventry -3 16 £22,000 -43.58% 1
Staffordshire -5 3 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Warwickshire -13 2 £46,250 +77.88% 1
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (62.34%) Google
2 46 (59.74%) Marketing
3 31 (40.26%) Facebook
4 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (36.36%) Degree
6 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
6 25 (32.47%) MVC
6 25 (32.47%) SEO
6 25 (32.47%) OO
7 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
8 23 (29.87%) C#
8 23 (29.87%) .NET
8 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
8 23 (29.87%) Apple
8 23 (29.87%) Sony
8 23 (29.87%) BBC
8 23 (29.87%) TDD
8 23 (29.87%) RESTful
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (29.87%) Web Application Development
8 23 (29.87%) BDD
8 23 (29.87%) NoSQL
8 23 (29.87%) Node.js
8 23 (29.87%) Ruby
8 23 (29.87%) Yahoo!
8 23 (29.87%) WCF
8 23 (29.87%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (28.57%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (29.87%) Node.js
2 10 (12.99%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
2 16 (20.78%) MS Office
3 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (15.58%) Photoshop
5 8 (10.39%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (5.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
1 23 (29.87%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 46 (59.74%) Marketing
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Multimedia
2 5 (6.49%) Advertising
3 4 (5.19%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Finance
5 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) .NET Developer
3 5 (6.49%) Web Designer
3 5 (6.49%) Designer
3 5 (6.49%) Social Media Executive
4 4 (5.19%) Web Editor
4 4 (5.19%) Senior Designer
4 4 (5.19%) Senior Web Designer
4 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Creative Web Designer
5 3 (3.90%) Creative Web Developer
5 3 (3.90%) SEO Specialist
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (2.60%) Product Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Content Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.60%) PHP Developer
6 2 (2.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
1 23 (29.87%) .NET
1 23 (29.87%) RESTful
1 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
1 23 (29.87%) WCF
1 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (19.48%) HTML
3 13 (16.88%) CSS
4 7 (9.09%) HTML5
5 5 (6.49%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) CakePHP
6 2 (2.60%) CSS3
6 2 (2.60%) Laravel
6 2 (2.60%) Flash
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) BBC
2 16 (20.78%) Digital Media
3 15 (19.48%) User Experience
4 10 (12.99%) Copywriting
4 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.90%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.60%) Blog
9 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.30%) IVR
9 1 (1.30%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.30%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) MVC
2 25 (32.47%) SEO
2 25 (32.47%) OO
3 23 (29.87%) TDD
3 23 (29.87%) Web Application Development
3 23 (29.87%) BDD
3 23 (29.87%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (23.38%) Analytics
5 17 (22.08%) Content Management
6 13 (16.88%) Time Management
7 12 (15.58%) Pay per click
8 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.69%) Online Marketing
10 8 (10.39%) Competitor Analysis
10 8 (10.39%) Web Analytics
11 6 (7.79%) Web Design
11 6 (7.79%) CRM
12 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) C#
1 23 (29.87%) Ruby
2 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) PHP
4 4 (5.19%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Google
2 31 (40.26%) Facebook
3 23 (29.87%) Apple
3 23 (29.87%) Sony
3 23 (29.87%) Yahoo!
4 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.88%) Adobe
6 8 (10.39%) Twitter
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
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