The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 60 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.40% 0.27% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.31% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £22,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
410 319 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.00% 85.98% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 332 287 294
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SEO
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SEO Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SEO
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (50.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Zend