The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 86 121 92
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Permanent jobs citing SEO 30 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 0.34% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.44% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 18
Average salary £25,250 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.83% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,100 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1528 1586 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.91% 77.90% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1396 1053
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SEO
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Birmingham region.

SEO Salary Trend in Birmingham

SEO
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 26 (48.15%) CSS
3 25 (46.30%) PHP
4 24 (44.44%) MySQL
4 24 (44.44%) jQuery
5 20 (37.04%) WordPress
6 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
7 18 (33.33%) Web Development
7 18 (33.33%) Magento
8 17 (31.48%) CMS
9 14 (25.93%) Photoshop
9 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.93%) Analytics
10 13 (24.07%) Open Source
10 13 (24.07%) Retail
11 12 (22.22%) Google
11 12 (22.22%) Marketing
11 12 (22.22%) Joomla!
11 12 (22.22%) WebTrends
12 11 (20.37%) Pay per click
12 11 (20.37%) User Experience Design
13 10 (18.52%) Google Analytics
14 9 (16.67%) Social Media
15 8 (14.81%) .NET
16 7 (12.96%) OO
17 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 6 (11.11%) Zend
17 6 (11.11%) Zend Framework
17 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 20 (37.04%) WordPress
2 17 (31.48%) CMS
3 12 (22.22%) Joomla!
4 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) SPSS
2 1 (1.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Magento
2 12 (22.22%) WebTrends
3 10 (18.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (24.07%) Retail
2 12 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 12 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Content Manager
4 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Junior
6 5 (9.26%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Digital Account Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Marketing Executive
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Designer
9 1 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
1 26 (48.15%) CSS
2 24 (44.44%) jQuery
3 8 (14.81%) .NET
4 6 (11.11%) Zend Framework
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) HTML5
6 4 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) XHTML
7 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Open Source
2 9 (16.67%) Social Media
3 3 (5.56%) RIA
4 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
2 18 (33.33%) Web Development
3 14 (25.93%) Analytics
4 11 (20.37%) Pay per click
4 11 (20.37%) User Experience Design
5 7 (12.96%) OO
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.56%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) B2B
7 3 (5.56%) Content Management
7 3 (5.56%) MVC
7 3 (5.56%) Web Design
8 2 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 25 (46.30%) PHP
3 5 (9.26%) C#
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Google
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Zend
3 3 (5.56%) Facebook
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) Omniture
5 1 (1.85%) DoubleClick
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 27k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £105,000 per annum plus unrivalled package with bonus,
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Success Digital
Posted: 25 days ago