The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 45 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.38% 1.32% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 3.70% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -4.41%
Social Media
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
95 81 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 36.26% 35.53% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89 67 53
Average salary £40,000 £30,387 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.63% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Media across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Social Media
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Media across the Worcestershire region.

Social Media Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 14 (82.35%) HTML
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) Marketing
2 10 (58.82%) Adobe
2 10 (58.82%) SEO
2 10 (58.82%) Web Design
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Content Management
3 7 (41.18%) Drupal
3 7 (41.18%) Digital Media
4 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (35.29%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) CMS
5 4 (23.53%) WordPress
5 4 (23.53%) Magento
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (17.65%) Facebook
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 7 (41.18%) Drupal
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) WordPress
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (17.65%) Fireworks
2 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (82.35%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Games
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Designer
2 9 (52.94%) Web Designer
2 9 (52.94%) Graphic Designer
3 8 (47.06%) Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Graduate
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) XHTML
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Flash
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Digital Media
2 3 (17.65%) Motion Graphics
2 3 (17.65%) FMCG
2 3 (17.65%) BBC
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SEO
1 10 (58.82%) Web Design
2 7 (41.18%) Content Management
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
3 3 (17.65%) C++
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) Facebook
2 3 (17.65%) Yahoo!
2 3 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Sony
2 3 (17.65%) Macromedia
2 3 (17.65%) Apple