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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 86 57 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.95% 3.53% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 4.62% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
921 801 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.26% 76.43% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 778 728 602
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -11 8 £45,000 -34.54% 1
Bedford - 2 £40,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) CMS
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Subversion
5 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) WPF
5 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
5 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) B2B
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (21.05%) Marketing
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Link Building
8 4 (21.05%) Social Media
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) Content Management
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) WinForms
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
9 3 (15.79%) XHTML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (42.11%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Subversion
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) UI Programmer
2 5 (26.32%) UI Developer
3 4 (21.05%) UI Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SEO Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Interface Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) Ajax
4 7 (36.84%) WPF
4 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 3 (15.79%) XHTML
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) Sass
7 3 (15.79%) LESS
7 3 (15.79%) Dojo
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Social Media
2 3 (15.79%) Blog
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) B2B
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Link Building
3 4 (21.05%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) BPMN
6 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
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