The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
Rank 75 99 96
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 17 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.69% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.87% 0.57% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  

Social Media is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 349 526 473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 34.73% 48.66% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 274 403 370
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £22,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Social Media as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Essex

Social Media
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Social Media in Essex

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Social Media in Essex

Social Media
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +9 8 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Billericay - 3 - -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 12 (38.71%) Marketing
2 10 (32.26%) InDesign
2 10 (32.26%) Adobe
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Google
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (25.81%) Hootsuite
4 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
5 6 (19.35%) CRM
5 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
5 6 (19.35%) WordPress
5 6 (19.35%) Marketing Strategy
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Google Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) CCTV
6 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (12.90%) Facebook
7 4 (12.90%) Twitter
7 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle CX
7 4 (12.90%) Social Media Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) InDesign
2 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
3 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (38.71%) Marketing
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.90%) Games
4 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.90%) Publishing
4 4 (12.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Graduate
1 8 (25.81%) IT Graduate
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing Executive
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Coordinator
3 4 (12.90%) Social Media Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Social Media Executive
4 2 (6.45%) Finance Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (12.90%) Node.js
1 4 (12.90%) RESTful
1 4 (12.90%) WCF
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) Flash
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (16.13%) CCTV
2 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
3 4 (12.90%) BBC
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) CRM
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing Strategy
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) Email Marketing
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Social Media Management
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
5 3 (9.68%) SEO
6 2 (6.45%) Pay per click
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) Ruby
2 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Adobe
2 9 (29.03%) Google
3 8 (25.81%) Hootsuite
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) Facebook
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Sony
5 4 (12.90%) Twitter
5 4 (12.90%) Yahoo!
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