The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 91 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 19 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.25% 0.29% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.39% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1186 1291 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.08% 74.15% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1134 1020
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wallingford - 5 £35,500 -
Oxford +10 4 £60,000 +84.61%
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Witney - 1 £30,000 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 45 (91.84%) HTML
2 44 (89.80%) JavaScript
3 42 (85.71%) CSS
4 33 (67.35%) jQuery
5 31 (63.27%) HTML5
6 26 (53.06%) Mobile App
7 24 (48.98%) .NET
8 23 (46.94%) PHP
8 23 (46.94%) CSS3
8 23 (46.94%) Marketing
9 22 (44.90%) Web Design
10 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
11 20 (40.82%) SQL
11 20 (40.82%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (36.73%) XML
12 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
12 18 (36.73%) XHTML
13 17 (34.69%) Web Development
14 16 (32.65%) Project Management
14 16 (32.65%) MySQL
14 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (30.61%) Ajax
16 14 (28.57%) CMS
17 13 (26.53%) Social Media
18 12 (24.49%) Web Application Development
18 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
19 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
19 11 (22.45%) Content Management
19 11 (22.45%) Kanban
19 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (28.57%) CMS
2 7 (14.29%) WordPress
3 6 (12.24%) SilverStripe
3 6 (12.24%) SugarCRM
3 6 (12.24%) Drupal
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.04%) ProtoShare
General
1 23 (46.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 29 (59.18%) Web Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Project Manager
5 12 (24.49%) Digital Project Manager
6 11 (22.45%) PHP Developer
7 10 (20.41%) Team Leader
7 10 (20.41%) Development Manager
8 9 (18.37%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (18.37%) Development Project Manager
8 9 (18.37%) Front-End Web Developer
8 9 (18.37%) PHP Development Manager
8 9 (18.37%) Development Team Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Programmer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (2.04%) SEO Executive
11 1 (2.04%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) HTML
2 42 (85.71%) CSS
3 33 (67.35%) jQuery
4 31 (63.27%) HTML5
5 24 (48.98%) .NET
6 23 (46.94%) CSS3
7 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 18 (36.73%) XML
8 18 (36.73%) XHTML
9 15 (30.61%) Ajax
10 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (18.37%) Ember.js
13 6 (12.24%) YUI
14 2 (4.08%) Dojo
14 2 (4.08%) OOCSS
14 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (4.08%) Sass
14 2 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
15 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Mobile App
2 13 (26.53%) Social Media
3 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Social Network
5 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.04%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Android
1 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Web Design
2 20 (40.82%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (34.69%) Web Development
4 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.65%) Project Management
5 12 (24.49%) Web Application Development
6 11 (22.45%) Kanban
6 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
6 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
6 11 (22.45%) Content Management
7 10 (20.41%) Web Marketing
7 10 (20.41%) Android Development
7 10 (20.41%) iOS Development
8 9 (18.37%) Scrum
9 7 (14.29%) Email Marketing
10 3 (6.12%) Time Management
10 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.12%) OO
11 2 (4.08%) B2B
11 2 (4.08%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.94%) PHP
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Zend
2 2 (4.08%) Akamai
3 1 (2.04%) Vignette
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Open Text
3 1 (2.04%) Google