The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 53 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.95% - 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
SEO
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 242 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.75% 87.36% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 253 239 173
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SEO
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SEO Salary Trend in Bedford

SEO
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Bedford

SEO
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SEO 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 SEO.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SEO 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 SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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