The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 98 121 94
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 27 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 0.33% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.42% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 13
Average salary £24,750 £28,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.60% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
SEO
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1672 1664 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.41% 78.83% 71.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1478 1031
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 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 21 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 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 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) PHP
3 22 (45.83%) HTML
3 22 (45.83%) MySQL
3 22 (45.83%) CSS
4 19 (39.58%) jQuery
5 18 (37.50%) Web Development
6 17 (35.42%) CMS
6 17 (35.42%) WordPress
7 15 (31.25%) Photoshop
7 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
7 15 (31.25%) Magento
8 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 14 (29.17%) Analytics
9 13 (27.08%) Open Source
10 12 (25.00%) WebTrends
10 12 (25.00%) Joomla!
11 11 (22.92%) Retail
11 11 (22.92%) Google
11 11 (22.92%) User Experience Design
12 10 (20.83%) Marketing
12 10 (20.83%) Google Analytics
13 8 (16.67%) Pay per click
14 7 (14.58%) Social Media
15 5 (10.42%) .NET
16 4 (8.33%) OO
16 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
16 4 (8.33%) Web Design
17 3 (6.25%) SQL
17 3 (6.25%) Web Services

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 17 (35.42%) CMS
1 17 (35.42%) WordPress
2 12 (25.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) SPSS
2 1 (2.08%) Stata
2 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Magento
2 12 (25.00%) WebTrends
3 10 (20.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (6.25%) ElastiCache
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.92%) Retail
2 10 (20.83%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Web Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Content Manager
4 9 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
6 6 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Junior
7 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Web Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Online Content Manager
8 2 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Digital Account Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) HTML
1 22 (45.83%) CSS
2 19 (39.58%) jQuery
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (6.25%) Zend Framework
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) XHTML
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Open Source
2 7 (14.58%) Social Media
3 3 (6.25%) Copywriting
3 3 (6.25%) RIA
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Web Development
2 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 14 (29.17%) Analytics
4 11 (22.92%) User Experience Design
5 8 (16.67%) Pay per click
6 4 (8.33%) OO
6 4 (8.33%) Web Design
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Content Management
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Email Marketing
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.08%) Business Development
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Zend
3 3 (6.25%) Facebook
4 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Omniture
5 1 (2.08%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago