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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 72 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 0.21% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.29% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
547 701 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.40% 74.65% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 467 613 546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Oxford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
4 6 (60.00%) Content Management
4 6 (60.00%) Marketing
5 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
5 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (50.00%) Web Design
6 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) YUI
6 4 (40.00%) Zend
6 4 (40.00%) Drupal
6 4 (40.00%) SugarCRM
6 4 (40.00%) WordPress
6 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (40.00%) SilverStripe
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) CMS
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (30.00%) MySQL
7 3 (30.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (20.00%) .NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Drupal
1 4 (40.00%) SugarCRM
1 4 (40.00%) WordPress
1 4 (40.00%) SilverStripe
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) YUI
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) OOCSS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Dojo
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
3 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (20.00%) Akamai