The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 92 97
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.31% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Median salary - £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
SEO
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
672 835 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.30% 86.89% 83.32%
Number of salaries quoted 587 741 802
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,700 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Media

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (40.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Google