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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 38 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.74% 0.90% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.28% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +6.66%
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
231 235 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.56% 70.57% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 127 188 302
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) Kentico
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Kentico
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle