The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 78 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.50% 3.64% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 4.51% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 10
Average salary £28,750 £38,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.34% +42.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
SEO
East 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 Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 577 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.29% 80.70% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 591 516 475
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SEO
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Leicestershire

SEO
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -10 4 £28,750 -24.34% 1
SEO
East Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Web Development
4 7 (70.00%) WordPress
5 6 (60.00%) Content Management
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 6 (60.00%) HTTP
5 6 (60.00%) Java
5 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Social Media
5 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (50.00%) Magento
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (40.00%) MySQL
7 4 (40.00%) Apache
7 4 (40.00%) jQuery
8 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (20.00%) Ajax
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (20.00%) HTML5
8 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (70.00%) WordPress
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Grails
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Web Development
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Pension and other Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago