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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 52 52
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.32% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.38% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
219 265 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.19% 84.13% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 210 227 311
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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