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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 119 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 21 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.96% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.18% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 10
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1940 1702 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.24% 82.06% 71.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1549 1008
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 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 24 (53.33%) HTML
1 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 24 (53.33%) PHP
1 24 (53.33%) CSS
2 21 (46.67%) MySQL
3 20 (44.44%) CMS
4 19 (42.22%) WordPress
5 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (40.00%) Open Source
6 17 (37.78%) Web Development
7 16 (35.56%) Magento
7 16 (35.56%) jQuery
8 14 (31.11%) Photoshop
8 14 (31.11%) Analytics
9 13 (28.89%) User Experience
9 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
10 11 (24.44%) UX Design
10 11 (24.44%) Joomla!
10 11 (24.44%) Retail
10 11 (24.44%) WebTrends
11 10 (22.22%) Google
11 10 (22.22%) Marketing
11 10 (22.22%) Google Analytics
12 8 (17.78%) Pay per click
12 8 (17.78%) OO
13 7 (15.56%) Social Media
14 5 (11.11%) OO PHP
14 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 5 (11.11%) OOD
14 5 (11.11%) Linux

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (44.44%) CMS
2 19 (42.22%) WordPress
3 11 (24.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Magento
2 11 (24.44%) WebTrends
3 10 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (24.44%) Retail
2 10 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Web Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Content Manager
4 10 (22.22%) Junior
4 10 (22.22%) Junior Web Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Junior Developer
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce Manager
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Online Content Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Designer
8 2 (4.44%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Digital Account Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 1 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) HTML
1 24 (53.33%) CSS
2 16 (35.56%) jQuery
3 5 (11.11%) Zend Framework
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Open Source
2 13 (28.89%) User Experience
3 7 (15.56%) Social Media
4 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (11.11%) Blog
5 4 (8.89%) Copywriting
6 2 (4.44%) RIA
7 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (37.78%) Web Development
3 14 (31.11%) Analytics
4 11 (24.44%) UX Design
5 8 (17.78%) Pay per click
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 5 (11.11%) OOP
6 5 (11.11%) OOD
6 5 (11.11%) MVC
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.89%) Web Design
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Email Marketing
9 2 (4.44%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 24 (53.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (2.22%) Facebook
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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