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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 117 126 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +59
Permanent jobs citing SEO 97 102 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% 1.72% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.19% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 29
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
4072 4651 4279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.05% 78.39% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3151 3113 3239
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Newbury +25 26 £30,000 -29.41%
Maidenhead -6 16 £40,750 +63.00%
Slough +7 11 £27,500 -56.00%
Reading -3 7 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Wokingham - 2 £48,750 -
Windsor +7 1 £42,500 +77.08%
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 90 (54.88%) HTML
2 88 (53.66%) CSS
3 87 (53.05%) User Experience
4 84 (51.22%) Marketing
5 74 (45.12%) JavaScript
6 56 (34.15%) HTML5
6 56 (34.15%) CSS3
7 50 (30.49%) CMS
8 47 (28.66%) jQuery
9 44 (26.83%) E-Commerce
10 37 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (21.95%) Analytics
12 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
13 33 (20.12%) .NET
13 33 (20.12%) Social Media
14 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET
14 30 (18.29%) Web Development
15 29 (17.68%) Time Management
15 29 (17.68%) C#
16 27 (16.46%) Google
16 27 (16.46%) Content Management
16 27 (16.46%) Ajax
17 26 (15.85%) Pay per click
17 26 (15.85%) B2B
18 24 (14.63%) Project Management
19 22 (13.41%) Subversion
20 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
20 21 (12.80%) SaaS
20 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (12.80%) Sass

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (30.49%) CMS
2 9 (5.49%) WordPress
3 7 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.27%) Confluence
4 6 (3.66%) Joomla!
5 5 (3.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.44%) Drupal
7 3 (1.83%) IIS
8 2 (1.22%) Apache
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) Magnolia
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.66%) Fireworks
3 6 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (12.80%) SaaS
2 20 (12.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.49%) Internet
2 8 (4.88%) Broadband
3 2 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.20%) MySQL
3 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (13.41%) Subversion
2 9 (5.49%) Axure RP
3 7 (4.27%) JIRA
3 7 (4.27%) JUnit
4 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (51.22%) Marketing
2 20 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.76%) Advertising
4 14 (8.54%) Finance
5 9 (5.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) French Language
6 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (45.73%) Developer
2 29 (17.68%) Web Developer
2 29 (17.68%) Front-End Developer
3 21 (12.80%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 13 (7.93%) Designer
7 12 (7.32%) Junior Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Junior
7 12 (7.32%) Marketing Manager
8 11 (6.71%) Architect
9 10 (6.10%) Junior .NET Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.10%) SEO Manager
9 10 (6.10%) PPC Specialist
9 10 (6.10%) PPC Manager
9 10 (6.10%) PPC Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) PPC Executive
10 9 (5.49%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (54.88%) HTML
2 88 (53.66%) CSS
3 56 (34.15%) HTML5
3 56 (34.15%) CSS3
4 47 (28.66%) jQuery
5 33 (20.12%) .NET
6 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET
7 27 (16.46%) Ajax
8 21 (12.80%) Sass
9 18 (10.98%) XML
10 9 (5.49%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.88%) JSP
12 7 (4.27%) XSD
12 7 (4.27%) Spring MVC
12 7 (4.27%) Spring
13 5 (3.05%) COM
13 5 (3.05%) LESS
14 4 (2.44%) DOM
15 2 (1.22%) Backbone.js
15 2 (1.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 87 (53.05%) User Experience
2 33 (20.12%) Social Media
3 20 (12.20%) iPad
4 19 (11.59%) W3C
5 12 (7.32%) Digital Media
5 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.88%) Copywriting
6 8 (4.88%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.44%) Blog
8 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.83%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) Social Network
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.61%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Windows
2 8 (4.88%) Android
2 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.27%) UNIX
4 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) E-Commerce
2 37 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.95%) Analytics
4 30 (18.29%) Web Development
5 29 (17.68%) Time Management
6 27 (16.46%) Content Management
7 26 (15.85%) Pay per click
7 26 (15.85%) B2B
8 24 (14.63%) Project Management
9 19 (11.59%) Scrum
9 19 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (9.15%) B2C
11 14 (8.54%) Search Engine Marketing
12 13 (7.93%) Web Design
13 12 (7.32%) CRM
13 12 (7.32%) Online Marketing
14 10 (6.10%) Email Marketing
14 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (5.49%) OO
16 8 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.12%) JavaScript
2 29 (17.68%) C#
3 20 (12.20%) VB.NET
4 16 (9.76%) PHP
5 11 (6.71%) Java
6 7 (4.27%) C
7 2 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) WCAG
3 3 (1.83%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) cPanel
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.46%) Google
3 16 (9.76%) Adobe
4 10 (6.10%) Sitecore
5 9 (5.49%) Omniture
6 8 (4.88%) hybris
7 7 (4.27%) Twitter
8 6 (3.66%) Marketo
9 4 (2.44%) Facebook
10 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle
11 1 (0.61%) SAP
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