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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 62 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.91% 1.49% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.81% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £41,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
535 441 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 85.06% 82.12% 71.97%
Number of salaries quoted 457 381 391
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,250 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) Marketing
3 12 (54.55%) CMS
3 12 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (40.91%) W3C
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
6 6 (27.27%) PHP
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) Dell
6 6 (27.27%) WordPress
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Copywriting
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Perl
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Xdebug

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (54.55%) CMS
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 6 (27.27%) WordPress
4 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Xdebug
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.55%) Firebug
General
1 14 (63.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Web Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (36.36%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 6 (27.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (27.27%) Marketing Executive
7 3 (13.64%) Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) SEO Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) SEO Manager
9 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) XHTML
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) W3C
2 4 (18.18%) Copywriting
3 2 (9.09%) Social Media
3 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Link Building
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) B2C
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) HP
1 6 (27.27%) Dell
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter