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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 175 159 185
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Permanent jobs citing SEO 53 82 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.38% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.76% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 36 68 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
4627 4668 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.60% 78.30% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 3460 3376
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Windsor -7 12 £27,250 -39.44%
Maidenhead +4 11 £62,500 +78.57%
Newbury +14 9 £65,000 +116.66%
Slough -3 9 £27,000 +20.00% 1
Reading -43 4 £46,250 -7.50% 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (59.60%) CMS
1 90 (59.60%) Marketing
2 89 (58.94%) HTML
3 85 (56.29%) CSS
4 81 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (49.67%) jQuery
6 70 (46.36%) JavaScript
7 69 (45.70%) HTML5
8 65 (43.05%) CSS3
9 52 (34.44%) E-Commerce
10 47 (31.13%) Project Management
11 46 (30.46%) Web Design
12 45 (29.80%) Internet
13 44 (29.14%) .NET
13 44 (29.14%) Subversion
14 42 (27.81%) Analytics
15 39 (25.83%) ASP.NET
16 37 (24.50%) Telecoms
16 37 (24.50%) Web Development
16 37 (24.50%) Degree
17 34 (22.52%) Smartphone
17 34 (22.52%) Content Management
17 34 (22.52%) C#
17 34 (22.52%) 3G
17 34 (22.52%) Broadband
17 34 (22.52%) User Experience
18 32 (21.19%) Social Media
19 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
20 27 (17.88%) Sitecore
20 27 (17.88%) Umbraco

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 90 (59.60%) CMS
2 27 (17.88%) Umbraco
3 20 (13.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (12.58%) WordPress
4 19 (12.58%) Drupal
5 17 (11.26%) Joomla!
6 11 (7.28%) IIS
7 9 (5.96%) Tomcat
7 9 (5.96%) Confluence
8 5 (3.31%) Node.js
9 1 (0.66%) Kentico
9 1 (0.66%) Movable Type
9 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
3 7 (4.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (12.58%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.80%) Internet
2 34 (22.52%) 3G
2 34 (22.52%) Broadband
3 7 (4.64%) 4G
4 4 (2.65%) HTTP
5 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.32%) FTP
6 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.25%) MySQL
2 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (29.14%) Subversion
2 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.62%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.96%) JUnit
4 9 (5.96%) JIRA
5 8 (5.30%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (4.64%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.65%) Grunt
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (59.60%) Marketing
2 37 (24.50%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.27%) Advertising
4 13 (8.61%) Finance
5 7 (4.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (48.34%) Developer
2 47 (31.13%) Web Developer
3 23 (15.23%) Development Manager
4 22 (14.57%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (11.26%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Junior
6 12 (7.95%) Junior Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Junior Web Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Content Manager
7 10 (6.62%) CMS Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Front-End Web Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Hybris Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Communications Manager
10 7 (4.64%) PPC Executive
10 7 (4.64%) PPC Manager
10 7 (4.64%) PPC Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) PPC Specialist
11 6 (3.97%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (3.97%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (58.94%) HTML
2 85 (56.29%) CSS
3 75 (49.67%) jQuery
4 69 (45.70%) HTML5
5 65 (43.05%) CSS3
6 44 (29.14%) .NET
7 39 (25.83%) ASP.NET
8 26 (17.22%) XML
9 25 (16.56%) .NET Framework
10 19 (12.58%) JSP
11 14 (9.27%) Ajax
12 10 (6.62%) JSTL
13 9 (5.96%) Spring MVC
13 9 (5.96%) Spring
13 9 (5.96%) XSD
13 9 (5.96%) Sass
13 9 (5.96%) AngularJS
14 8 (5.30%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (5.30%) XHTML
15 4 (2.65%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.52%) Smartphone
1 34 (22.52%) User Experience
2 32 (21.19%) Social Media
3 19 (12.58%) iPad
4 14 (9.27%) Digital Media
5 12 (7.95%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.32%) Statistics
10 2 (1.32%) Social Network
10 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.32%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.66%) Open Source
11 1 (0.66%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.66%) Blog
11 1 (0.66%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.66%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.66%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.61%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.96%) UNIX
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.44%) E-Commerce
3 47 (31.13%) Project Management
4 46 (30.46%) Web Design
5 42 (27.81%) Analytics
6 37 (24.50%) Web Development
7 34 (22.52%) Content Management
8 24 (15.89%) Scrum
9 22 (14.57%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (10.60%) B2B
10 16 (10.60%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.93%) B2C
11 15 (9.93%) MVC
12 14 (9.27%) TDD
12 14 (9.27%) Pay per click
12 14 (9.27%) Performance Management
13 13 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.95%) Information Architecture
15 11 (7.28%) Multivariate Testing
15 11 (7.28%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.36%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.52%) C#
3 26 (17.22%) PHP
4 15 (9.93%) Java
5 8 (5.30%) SQL
6 6 (3.97%) Python
7 4 (2.65%) Groovy
7 4 (2.65%) Scala
8 3 (1.99%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Perl
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (24.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Sitecore
2 21 (13.91%) Google
3 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.62%) T-Plan
5 9 (5.96%) Business Objects
5 9 (5.96%) hybris
6 5 (3.31%) Adobe
7 4 (2.65%) HubSpot
8 3 (1.99%) Twitter
9 2 (1.32%) Facebook
9 2 (1.32%) Akamai
10 1 (0.66%) Ektron
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica UK Limited
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 days ago