The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
SEO
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 405 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 80.62% 71.94% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 502 315 446
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SEO
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SEO Salary Trend in the North East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Zend
2 3 (75.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (75.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Magento
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) PHP5

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) XAMPP
4 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Zend