The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 65 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.70% 0.89% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.09% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 17
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
SEO
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 737 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.22% 81.80% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 496 616 562
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SEO
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

SEO Salary Trend in Guildford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 21 (87.50%) Marketing
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 18 (75.00%) CSS
3 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 16 (66.67%) HTML5
5 14 (58.33%) CSS3
5 14 (58.33%) WordPress
5 14 (58.33%) PHP
5 14 (58.33%) MySQL
6 11 (45.83%) CMS
7 8 (33.33%) Subversion
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco
8 6 (25.00%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) Dell
8 6 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Adobe
10 4 (16.67%) Web Development
10 4 (16.67%) Copywriting
11 3 (12.50%) Magento
11 3 (12.50%) REST
11 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (12.50%) Velocity
11 3 (12.50%) Drupal

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 14 (58.33%) WordPress
2 11 (45.83%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) Drupal
3 3 (12.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Subversion
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 21 (87.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Web Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 6 (25.00%) Marketing Executive
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
6 4 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (12.50%) SEO Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
7 3 (12.50%) Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) SEO Manager
9 1 (4.17%) Designer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
1 18 (75.00%) CSS
2 17 (70.83%) jQuery
3 16 (66.67%) HTML5
4 14 (58.33%) CSS3
5 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.50%) Velocity
6 3 (12.50%) XHTML
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Copywriting
2 3 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 3 (12.50%) W3C
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Kanban
3 3 (12.50%) Content Management
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.33%) Pay per click
5 1 (4.17%) Link Building
5 1 (4.17%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) HP
1 6 (25.00%) Dell
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) Percussion
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
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