The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 52 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.94% 1.46% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.90% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 10
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.80%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
SEO
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
352 263 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 82.44% 76.90% 69.98%
Number of salaries quoted 276 230 245
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SEO
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SEO Salary Trend in Luton

SEO
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Luton region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Luton

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (63.64%) CMS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) B2B
3 4 (36.36%) Content Management
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Social Media
3 4 (36.36%) Link Building
4 3 (27.27%) Sass
4 3 (27.27%) LESS
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Dojo
4 3 (27.27%) Blog
4 3 (27.27%) XHTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (63.64%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 3 (27.27%) UI Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior UI Developer
1 3 (27.27%) SEO Manager
1 3 (27.27%) UI Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) UML Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) XHTML
2 3 (27.27%) Dojo
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) Sass
2 3 (27.27%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Blog
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) B2B
2 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Link Building
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
4 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago