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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 155 171 185
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 69 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 0.97% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.24% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 33
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +33.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
4353 4203 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.99% 78.37% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3060 3008
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +5 9 £65,000 -
Slough 0 9 - - 1
Reading -7 9 £40,000 -33.88% 3
Newbury -3 4 - - 2
Wokingham - 4 £22,500 -
Bracknell -20 3 £80,000 - 4
Windsor - 1 £28,000 - 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 84 (70.59%) HTML
2 83 (69.75%) CSS
3 70 (58.82%) Marketing
4 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
5 55 (46.22%) User Experience
6 54 (45.38%) jQuery
7 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (38.66%) Analytics
9 45 (37.82%) E-Commerce
10 43 (36.13%) CMS
11 38 (31.93%) HTML5
12 35 (29.41%) CSS3
13 32 (26.89%) Subversion
14 31 (26.05%) Content Management
15 30 (25.21%) Web Development
16 29 (24.37%) Degree
17 25 (21.01%) Google
18 24 (20.17%) Scrum
18 24 (20.17%) Web Design
18 24 (20.17%) B2C
19 23 (19.33%) Project Management
19 23 (19.33%) MySQL
20 22 (18.49%) Google Analytics
21 21 (17.65%) Social Media
21 21 (17.65%) iPad
22 20 (16.81%) Information Architecture
22 20 (16.81%) XML
23 19 (15.97%) PHP
23 19 (15.97%) B2B
24 18 (15.13%) .NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 43 (36.13%) CMS
2 15 (12.61%) Joomla!
3 11 (9.24%) Umbraco
3 11 (9.24%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.24%) Confluence
4 9 (7.56%) Node.js
4 9 (7.56%) IIS
5 7 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (5.04%) WordPress
7 2 (1.68%) Apache
7 2 (1.68%) Drupal
7 2 (1.68%) Magnolia
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Photoshop
1 15 (12.61%) MS Visio
2 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.56%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) SaaS
2 4 (3.36%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) MySQL
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Subversion
2 15 (12.61%) Axure RP
3 12 (10.08%) JIRA
4 11 (9.24%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.24%) JUnit
5 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.36%) Grunt
General
1 70 (58.82%) Marketing
2 13 (10.92%) Finance
3 11 (9.24%) Advertising
4 8 (6.72%) Retail
5 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 32 (26.89%) Web Developer
3 20 (16.81%) Designer
4 15 (12.61%) Architect
5 13 (10.92%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.92%) User Experience Architect
6 12 (10.08%) Web Designer
7 11 (9.24%) Hybris Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.72%) UX Designer
9 8 (6.72%) Product Manager
10 7 (5.88%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.88%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Junior
11 6 (5.04%) Graduate
11 6 (5.04%) Development Manager
11 6 (5.04%) Technical Manager
12 5 (4.20%) Marketing Executive
13 4 (3.36%) UI Developer
13 4 (3.36%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (70.59%) HTML
2 83 (69.75%) CSS
3 54 (45.38%) jQuery
4 38 (31.93%) HTML5
5 35 (29.41%) CSS3
6 20 (16.81%) XML
7 18 (15.13%) .NET
7 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET
8 17 (14.29%) JSP
9 14 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.24%) Spring MVC
10 11 (9.24%) XSD
10 11 (9.24%) Spring
10 11 (9.24%) Ajax
11 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.04%) Sass
12 6 (5.04%) JSTL
13 3 (2.52%) Razor View Engine
14 2 (1.68%) CakePHP
14 2 (1.68%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (46.22%) User Experience
2 21 (17.65%) Social Media
2 21 (17.65%) iPad
3 16 (13.45%) Mathematics
4 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
5 13 (10.92%) Copywriting
6 12 (10.08%) Graphic Design
7 9 (7.56%) Taxonomies
8 8 (6.72%) Physics
9 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
9 7 (5.88%) W3C
10 6 (5.04%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.52%) Blog
12 2 (1.68%) FMCG
13 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) UNIX
2 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.66%) Analytics
3 45 (37.82%) E-Commerce
4 31 (26.05%) Content Management
5 30 (25.21%) Web Development
6 24 (20.17%) B2C
6 24 (20.17%) Web Design
6 24 (20.17%) Scrum
7 23 (19.33%) Project Management
8 20 (16.81%) Information Architecture
9 19 (15.97%) B2B
10 17 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (11.76%) Web Analytics
12 13 (10.92%) Performance Management
13 12 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.24%) Kanban
14 11 (9.24%) Data Validation
14 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
14 11 (9.24%) Integration Testing
14 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.97%) PHP
3 17 (14.29%) C#
4 12 (10.08%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) Ruby
5 4 (3.36%) SQL
6 1 (0.84%) Python
6 1 (0.84%) Groovy
6 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Google
2 13 (10.92%) Sitecore
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.92%) Adobe
3 11 (9.24%) hybris
4 6 (5.04%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.84%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.84%) Akamai
6 1 (0.84%) Facebook
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Xcede Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22000 - 28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Salary: From £1 to £99,999 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago