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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 41 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.71% 1.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
243 397 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.48% 80.53% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 172 380 211
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Editor
1 1 (50.00%) SEO Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google