The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
New Media
England / West Midlands
Rank - 228 198
Permanent jobs citing New Media 0 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.68% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +43.57% -7.28%  

New 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1647 2216 1672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 36.05% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1644 1419
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

New Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for New Media in the West Midlands

New Media
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing New Media in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for New Media in the West Midlands

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing New 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for New Media.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) FrontPage
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Expression Studio
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) LESS

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Expression Studio
1 1 (50.00%) FrontPage
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) LESS
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft