The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 103 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.90% 0.26% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.32% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £40,000 £75,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £75,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £75,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1097 939 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.42% 80.19% 69.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 829 625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
SEO
East of England

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 6 £40,000 -
Luton -3 3 £45,000 -40.00% 3
Biggleswade - 2 £40,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 22 (81.48%) HTML
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
1 22 (81.48%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) Marketing
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Analytics
5 10 (37.04%) Subversion
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Ajax
5 10 (37.04%) WPF
5 10 (37.04%) Silverlight
6 9 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
6 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 9 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (33.33%) Internet
6 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) WinForms
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) CMS
8 7 (25.93%) Web Analytics
8 7 (25.93%) Social Media
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) Photoshop
8 7 (25.93%) PHP
8 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
9 6 (22.22%) XAML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Subversion
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Marketing
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Designer
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) UI Designer
4 5 (18.52%) Web Editor
4 5 (18.52%) UI Developer
4 5 (18.52%) UI Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Interface Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
1 22 (81.48%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) Ajax
3 10 (37.04%) WPF
3 10 (37.04%) Silverlight
4 9 (33.33%) WinForms
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) XHTML
7 3 (11.11%) Sass
7 3 (11.11%) LESS
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) Dojo
8 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Social Media
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) RIA
2 6 (22.22%) Web 2.0
3 5 (18.52%) Blog
3 5 (18.52%) Copywriting
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (44.44%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
3 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) Web Analytics
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 5 (18.52%) Social Media Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) B2B
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Email Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
8 1 (3.70%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) PHP
4 6 (22.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago