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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 120 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 1.31% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.67% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 2
Average salary £35,000 £24,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.41% -38.12%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1664 1496 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.91% 78.41% 79.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1318 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) CMS
3 6 (54.55%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (36.36%) Google
5 4 (36.36%) Marketing
5 4 (36.36%) Google Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) User Experience
5 4 (36.36%) WordPress
5 4 (36.36%) Social Media
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (18.18%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) XHTML
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) B2C
7 2 (18.18%) Intranet
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
2 1 (9.09%) Shopify
2 1 (9.09%) Tridion
2 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Content Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Symfony
5 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Durandal
5 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) Blog
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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