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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 50 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.26% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.80% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
335 374 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.38% 88.84% 81.99%
Number of salaries quoted 231 333 297
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) COM
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) COM
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft