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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 151 186 173
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Permanent jobs citing SEO 79 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 0.77% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.00% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 27 40
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
4514 4493 3937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.26% 76.52% 73.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3243 3218 2967
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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
Slough +13 15 £50,000 +5.26%
Maidenhead -1 14 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Wokingham - 9 £22,500 -
Bracknell -11 6 - -
Reading -12 6 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Windsor -13 5 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Newbury +14 3 - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 83 (62.41%) HTML
2 82 (61.65%) CSS
3 79 (59.40%) Marketing
4 61 (45.86%) JavaScript
5 60 (45.11%) User Experience
6 48 (36.09%) CMS
7 45 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (33.83%) jQuery
8 40 (30.08%) Analytics
8 40 (30.08%) E-Commerce
9 34 (25.56%) Web Development
10 31 (23.31%) Content Management
10 31 (23.31%) HTML5
11 28 (21.05%) CSS3
12 25 (18.80%) Social Media
12 25 (18.80%) MySQL
13 24 (18.05%) Project Management
14 23 (17.29%) PHP
14 23 (17.29%) Google
15 22 (16.54%) Degree
16 21 (15.79%) Web Design
17 20 (15.04%) Subversion
18 19 (14.29%) Adobe
19 18 (13.53%) B2C
19 18 (13.53%) XML
19 18 (13.53%) Pay per click
19 18 (13.53%) Mathematics
19 18 (13.53%) Google Analytics
19 18 (13.53%) Axure RP
20 17 (12.78%) MS Excel

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 48 (36.09%) CMS
2 13 (9.77%) Joomla!
3 9 (6.77%) IIS
4 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.02%) WordPress
4 8 (6.02%) Confluence
5 5 (3.76%) Node.js
6 4 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.26%) Magnolia
7 3 (2.26%) Apache
7 3 (2.26%) Drupal
7 3 (2.26%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.03%) Photoshop
3 15 (11.28%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.77%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.26%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) SaaS
2 4 (3.01%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) Internet
2 5 (3.76%) Broadband
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) MySQL
2 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Subversion
2 18 (13.53%) Axure RP
3 9 (6.77%) JIRA
4 8 (6.02%) JUnit
5 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.01%) Grunt
7 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (59.40%) Marketing
2 13 (9.77%) Advertising
3 12 (9.02%) Finance
4 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.51%) Retail
6 4 (3.01%) Banking
7 3 (2.26%) French Language
8 2 (1.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 53 (39.85%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) Web Developer
3 22 (16.54%) Designer
4 15 (11.28%) Architect
5 14 (10.53%) Web Designer
6 13 (9.77%) User Experience Architect
7 11 (8.27%) PHP Developer
8 10 (7.52%) PPC Specialist
8 10 (7.52%) PPC Manager
8 10 (7.52%) PPC Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) PPC Executive
8 10 (7.52%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.02%) UX Designer
9 8 (6.02%) Hybris Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Product Manager
9 8 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Graduate
10 7 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Marketing Executive
11 5 (3.76%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (62.41%) HTML
2 82 (61.65%) CSS
3 45 (33.83%) jQuery
4 31 (23.31%) HTML5
5 28 (21.05%) CSS3
6 18 (13.53%) XML
7 15 (11.28%) .NET
7 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.77%) .NET Framework
9 11 (8.27%) JSP
9 11 (8.27%) Ajax
10 8 (6.02%) XSD
10 8 (6.02%) Spring
10 8 (6.02%) Spring MVC
11 6 (4.51%) Sass
12 3 (2.26%) CakePHP
12 3 (2.26%) JSTL
13 2 (1.50%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.75%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (45.11%) User Experience
2 25 (18.80%) Social Media
3 18 (13.53%) Mathematics
4 15 (11.28%) iPad
5 13 (9.77%) Copywriting
5 13 (9.77%) Graphic Design
6 11 (8.27%) W3C
7 10 (7.52%) Computer Science
8 9 (6.77%) Taxonomies
9 8 (6.02%) Physics
10 6 (4.51%) Smartphone
10 6 (4.51%) Digital Media
11 5 (3.76%) Blog
12 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
13 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (1.50%) FMCG
14 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.75%) Web 2.0
15 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
1 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (6.02%) UNIX
3 4 (3.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.08%) E-Commerce
2 40 (30.08%) Analytics
3 34 (25.56%) Web Development
4 31 (23.31%) Content Management
5 24 (18.05%) Project Management
6 21 (15.79%) Web Design
7 18 (13.53%) B2C
7 18 (13.53%) Pay per click
8 15 (11.28%) B2B
8 15 (11.28%) OO
8 15 (11.28%) Scrum
8 15 (11.28%) Information Architecture
9 12 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (8.27%) Web Analytics
10 11 (8.27%) OOP
10 11 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.52%) Customer Insight
11 10 (7.52%) Online Marketing
11 10 (7.52%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.86%) JavaScript
2 23 (17.29%) PHP
3 15 (11.28%) C#
4 10 (7.52%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) SQL
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Groovy
7 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (16.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) WCAG
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Google
2 19 (14.29%) Adobe
3 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.52%) Sitecore
5 8 (6.02%) hybris
6 6 (4.51%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.76%) Twitter
8 1 (0.75%) Marketo
8 1 (0.75%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) Facebook
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