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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 122 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 7 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 1.38% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.75% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 7
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
1506 1432 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.43% 79.25% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1248 1115
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 £28,150 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) WordPress
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (37.50%) Social Media
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Copywriting
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (25.00%) B2C
5 2 (25.00%) Intranet
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) cPanel
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Extranet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (12.50%) Shopify
2 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Content Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
3 2 (25.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (12.50%) Blog
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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