The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 71 92 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.93% 0.54% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.64% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
911 943 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.85% 84.50% 74.28%
Number of salaries quoted 549 577 473
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SEO
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

SEO Salary Trend in Glasgow

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 38 (92.68%) User Experience
2 37 (90.24%) UX Design
3 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
4 33 (80.49%) C#
4 33 (80.49%) .NET
4 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
4 33 (80.49%) MVC
5 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) CMS
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Drupal
8 1 (2.44%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (2.44%) Pay per click
8 1 (2.44%) Marketing
8 1 (2.44%) Web Development
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) MS Project
8 1 (2.44%) MS Office
8 1 (2.44%) OO
8 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Drupal
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Programmer
3 13 (31.71%) Software Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Software Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Software Programmer
4 12 (29.27%) Agile .NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Graduate
5 7 (17.07%) Graduate Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) .NET
1 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (92.68%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) UX Design
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (80.49%) MVC
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.44%) Web Development
5 1 (2.44%) TDD
5 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Scrum
5 1 (2.44%) OO
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
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