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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 70 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.49% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.86% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
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
597 701 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 81.11% 79.57% 78.21%
Number of salaries quoted 481 637 686
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Oxford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (80.00%) Marketing
2 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (50.00%) Web Design
3 10 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (40.00%) CMS
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 7 (35.00%) Time Management
5 7 (35.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Social Media
6 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Blog
6 5 (25.00%) Adobe
6 5 (25.00%) Google
7 4 (20.00%) Information Management
7 4 (20.00%) hybris
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Web Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) Social Network
8 3 (15.00%) Facebook
8 3 (15.00%) Twitter
8 3 (15.00%) Logistics
8 3 (15.00%) Pay per click
8 3 (15.00%) Advertising
8 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Kentico
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) InDesign
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (80.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
4 2 (10.00%) German Language
5 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Copywriter
3 3 (15.00%) SEO Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Website Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Hybris Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) EDI
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Social Media
1 5 (25.00%) Blog
2 3 (15.00%) Social Network
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (50.00%) Web Design
2 10 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Time Management
3 7 (35.00%) Kanban
3 7 (35.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (15.00%) Web Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Logistics
5 3 (15.00%) Pay per click
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
1 5 (25.00%) Google
2 4 (20.00%) hybris
3 3 (15.00%) Facebook
3 3 (15.00%) Twitter
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago