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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 128 186 159
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 101 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.70% 0.66% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.88% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 28 55
Average salary £37,500 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.17% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
4482 4088 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.32% 74.41% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3085 3440
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +19 36 £25,000 -61.53% 3
Reading +7 23 £39,750 -20.50%
Windsor -7 14 £24,000 -43.52%
Newbury -1 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Slough +7 3 £62,500 +23.76%
Ascot - 1 £37,500 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (64.54%) Marketing
2 83 (58.87%) CMS
3 72 (51.06%) HTML
4 70 (49.65%) CSS
5 55 (39.01%) jQuery
6 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
7 53 (37.59%) HTML5
8 51 (36.17%) CSS3
9 49 (34.75%) E-Commerce
10 45 (31.91%) Internet
11 42 (29.79%) Analytics
12 41 (29.08%) Project Management
13 38 (26.95%) Telecoms
14 35 (24.82%) 3G
14 35 (24.82%) Broadband
14 35 (24.82%) Web Design
14 35 (24.82%) Smartphone
15 34 (24.11%) PHP
15 34 (24.11%) Social Media
16 33 (23.40%) .NET
17 31 (21.99%) Content Management
18 29 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (20.57%) Degree
19 28 (19.86%) Subversion
20 26 (18.44%) Google
20 26 (18.44%) Photoshop
21 24 (17.02%) Web Development
22 23 (16.31%) ASP.NET
22 23 (16.31%) Git (software)
22 23 (16.31%) Google Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (58.87%) CMS
2 23 (16.31%) Drupal
3 16 (11.35%) Umbraco
3 16 (11.35%) WordPress
4 13 (9.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (7.09%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.13%) IIS
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.42%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.71%) Movable Type
8 1 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.71%) Kentico
Applications
1 26 (18.44%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
3 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.96%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.42%) InDesign
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
1 2 (1.42%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.91%) Internet
2 35 (24.82%) 3G
2 35 (24.82%) Broadband
3 7 (4.96%) 4G
4 4 (2.84%) HTTP
5 2 (1.42%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.42%) FTP
6 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) MySQL
2 8 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (19.86%) Subversion
2 23 (16.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.80%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (6.38%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.96%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.84%) Grunt
7 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (64.54%) Marketing
2 38 (26.95%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.35%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Interactive Media
5 4 (2.84%) Finance
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (40.43%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) Web Developer
3 27 (19.15%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (13.48%) Development Manager
5 10 (7.09%) Designer
6 9 (6.38%) Content Manager
6 9 (6.38%) Marketing Executive
6 9 (6.38%) PPC Manager
6 9 (6.38%) PPC Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) PPC Executive
6 9 (6.38%) Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Junior
6 9 (6.38%) Web Designer
6 9 (6.38%) Junior Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Junior Web Developer
6 9 (6.38%) PPC Specialist
7 8 (5.67%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 8 (5.67%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (51.06%) HTML
2 70 (49.65%) CSS
3 55 (39.01%) jQuery
4 53 (37.59%) HTML5
5 51 (36.17%) CSS3
6 33 (23.40%) .NET
7 23 (16.31%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.22%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.51%) Ajax
10 11 (7.80%) JSP
10 11 (7.80%) Sass
11 10 (7.09%) XML
11 10 (7.09%) XHTML
12 9 (6.38%) JSTL
12 9 (6.38%) Backbone.js
13 7 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.55%) Semantic HTML
14 5 (3.55%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (2.84%) Laravel
15 4 (2.84%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.82%) Smartphone
2 34 (24.11%) Social Media
3 17 (12.06%) Digital Media
4 9 (6.38%) iPad
5 7 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.84%) Social Network
6 4 (2.84%) Open Source
7 3 (2.13%) FMCG
8 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.42%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.42%) W3C
8 2 (1.42%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.42%) Statistics
9 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.71%) Animation
9 1 (0.71%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) E-Commerce
2 42 (29.79%) Analytics
3 41 (29.08%) Project Management
4 35 (24.82%) Web Design
5 31 (21.99%) Content Management
6 29 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.02%) Web Development
8 21 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (14.18%) Pay per click
10 14 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (8.51%) Time Management
11 12 (8.51%) B2B
12 9 (6.38%) Information Architecture
13 8 (5.67%) Online Marketing
13 8 (5.67%) OO
13 8 (5.67%) Scrum
14 7 (4.96%) Performance Management
14 7 (4.96%) Multivariate Testing
14 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (4.96%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
2 34 (24.11%) PHP
3 19 (13.48%) C#
4 10 (7.09%) Java
4 10 (7.09%) Python
5 8 (5.67%) SQL
6 7 (4.96%) PowerHouse
7 4 (2.84%) Groovy
7 4 (2.84%) Scala
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
8 3 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Google
2 20 (14.18%) Sitecore
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.38%) T-Plan
4 9 (6.38%) Business Objects
5 7 (4.96%) Adobe
6 4 (2.84%) Twitter
7 3 (2.13%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.42%) Marketo
8 2 (1.42%) ATG
8 2 (1.42%) Facebook
9 1 (0.71%) Ektron
9 1 (0.71%) Akamai
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