The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 69 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.11% 1.62% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.06% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
SEO
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 681 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 81.83% 78.91% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 476 581 723
Average salary £45,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SEO
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SEO Salary Trend in Oxford

SEO
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Oxford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
1 11 (73.33%) Marketing
2 10 (66.67%) Web Design
3 9 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 8 (53.33%) Project Planning
4 8 (53.33%) Time Management
5 7 (46.67%) CMS
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Kanban
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Blog
8 3 (20.00%) Adobe
8 3 (20.00%) Google
8 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
8 3 (20.00%) Social Media
9 2 (13.33%) HTML
9 2 (13.33%) J2EE
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
9 2 (13.33%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) SOAP
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (13.33%) CRM

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (46.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) InDesign
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (73.33%) Marketing
2 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
1 8 (53.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Web Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Copywriter
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blog
2 3 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.67%) Social Network
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Web Design
3 9 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (53.33%) Time Management
4 8 (53.33%) Project Planning
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Kanban
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) Information Management
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) Logistics
8 1 (6.67%) Pay per click
8 1 (6.67%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 5 days ago