The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 138 186 183
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 90 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.52% 0.75% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.98% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 44
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £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 Berkshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Berkshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SEO
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Maidenhead +23 39 £25,000 -61.53%
Reading -3 16 £37,500 -21.05%
Windsor -9 12 £24,000 -45.14% 2
Newbury +7 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Slough +8 5 £42,500 +3.03% 2
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 90 (65.22%) Marketing
2 86 (62.32%) CMS
3 73 (52.90%) HTML
4 71 (51.45%) CSS
5 63 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (42.03%) jQuery
7 57 (41.30%) JavaScript
8 56 (40.58%) HTML5
9 54 (39.13%) CSS3
10 48 (34.78%) E-Commerce
10 48 (34.78%) Internet
11 43 (31.16%) Project Management
12 41 (29.71%) Telecoms
13 40 (28.99%) Analytics
14 38 (27.54%) 3G
14 38 (27.54%) Broadband
14 38 (27.54%) Smartphone
15 37 (26.81%) Web Design
16 33 (23.91%) .NET
16 33 (23.91%) Social Media
17 32 (23.19%) PHP
17 32 (23.19%) Subversion
17 32 (23.19%) Degree
18 30 (21.74%) Content Management
19 29 (21.01%) User Experience
20 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
20 27 (19.57%) Photoshop
21 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET
21 25 (18.12%) Web Development
22 23 (16.67%) Google

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 86 (62.32%) CMS
2 23 (16.67%) Drupal
3 18 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 18 (13.04%) WordPress
4 13 (9.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (7.25%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.17%) IIS
7 2 (1.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.72%) Kentico
8 1 (0.72%) Movable Type
Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.25%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.72%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (15.94%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.78%) Internet
2 38 (27.54%) 3G
2 38 (27.54%) Broadband
3 7 (5.07%) 4G
4 4 (2.90%) HTTP
5 2 (1.45%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) MySQL
2 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Subversion
2 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.25%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (6.52%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.07%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.90%) Grunt
7 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (65.22%) Marketing
2 41 (29.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.14%) Advertising
4 4 (2.90%) Finance
4 4 (2.90%) Interactive Media
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Developer
2 39 (28.26%) Web Developer
3 29 (21.01%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (15.22%) Development Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Content Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Front-End Web Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Junior
6 9 (6.52%) Junior Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Junior Web Developer
7 8 (5.80%) PPC Specialist
7 8 (5.80%) Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Designer
7 8 (5.80%) PPC Manager
7 8 (5.80%) PPC Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) PPC Executive
8 7 (5.07%) CMS Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Marketing Executive
8 7 (5.07%) Communications Manager
8 7 (5.07%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (52.90%) HTML
2 71 (51.45%) CSS
3 58 (42.03%) jQuery
4 56 (40.58%) HTML5
5 54 (39.13%) CSS3
6 33 (23.91%) .NET
7 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
9 11 (7.97%) Ajax
9 11 (7.97%) JSP
9 11 (7.97%) Sass
10 10 (7.25%) XML
10 10 (7.25%) XHTML
11 9 (6.52%) JSTL
11 9 (6.52%) Backbone.js
12 7 (5.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (3.62%) Semantic HTML
15 4 (2.90%) OOCSS
15 4 (2.90%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.54%) Smartphone
2 33 (23.91%) Social Media
3 29 (21.01%) User Experience
4 15 (10.87%) Digital Media
5 9 (6.52%) iPad
6 7 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.17%) Social Network
9 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.45%) Open Source
9 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.45%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.45%) W3C
9 2 (1.45%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.45%) Statistics
10 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.72%) Animation
10 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.62%) Windows
2 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.78%) E-Commerce
3 43 (31.16%) Project Management
4 40 (28.99%) Analytics
5 37 (26.81%) Web Design
6 30 (21.74%) Content Management
7 25 (18.12%) Web Development
8 20 (14.49%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (12.32%) Pay per click
10 14 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (8.70%) Time Management
11 12 (8.70%) B2B
12 8 (5.80%) OO
12 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.80%) Information Architecture
13 7 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.07%) Scrum
13 7 (5.07%) Performance Management
13 7 (5.07%) Multivariate Testing
13 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.19%) PHP
3 20 (14.49%) C#
4 9 (6.52%) Java
4 9 (6.52%) Python
5 8 (5.80%) SQL
6 7 (5.07%) PowerHouse
7 4 (2.90%) Groovy
7 4 (2.90%) Scala
8 3 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (23.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Google
2 20 (14.49%) Sitecore
3 14 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.25%) T-Plan
5 9 (6.52%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.35%) Adobe
7 4 (2.90%) Twitter
8 3 (2.17%) HubSpot
9 2 (1.45%) Marketo
9 2 (1.45%) ATG
9 2 (1.45%) Facebook
10 1 (0.72%) Ektron
10 1 (0.72%) Akamai
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