The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 92 55 89
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.77% 3.42% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 4.28% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 10
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
935 817 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.12% 79.79% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 774 745 695
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 4 £50,000 +92.30% 2
Bedford - 3 £40,000 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £25,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Social Media
2 5 (35.71%) Link Building
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Blog
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
4 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) SEO Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SEO Executive
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Social Media
2 3 (21.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Link Building
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) B2B
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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