The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 43 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.31% 2.41% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 3.14% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 287 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 66.77% 76.94% 82.62%
Number of salaries quoted 134 241 256
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SEO
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SEO Salary Trend in Middlesex

SEO
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe