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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 34 46
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 2.30% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.10% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
229 226 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.10% 74.34% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 167 160 284
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Omniture
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Multivariate Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) SiteCatalyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media Monitoring

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Multivariate Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) Omniture
1 3 (100.00%) Google