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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 55 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.34% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
252 226 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.60% 83.39% 83.62%
Number of salaries quoted 219 198 234
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (50.00%) SEO Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Strategy