The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 126 159 134
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Permanent jobs citing SEO 52 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 0.19% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.25% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 23
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
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SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SEO
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SEO Salary Trend in Scotland

SEO
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Scotland

SEO
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 31 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -8 13 £34,000 -
Falkirk 0 4 £25,000 +2.04%
Fife - 4 - -
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SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (43.28%) Social Media
2 28 (41.79%) .NET
3 27 (40.30%) C#
3 27 (40.30%) HTML
3 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET
4 24 (35.82%) MVC
4 24 (35.82%) Marketing
5 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
6 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (29.85%) User Experience Design
7 18 (26.87%) Analytics
8 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
8 17 (25.37%) CSS
9 16 (23.88%) Degree
10 15 (22.39%) Pay per click
11 14 (20.90%) CMS
12 13 (19.40%) jQuery
13 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
14 11 (16.42%) CSS3
14 11 (16.42%) HTML5
15 9 (13.43%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
16 8 (11.94%) PHP
16 8 (11.94%) Twitter
17 7 (10.45%) Facebook
17 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
17 7 (10.45%) Google
17 7 (10.45%) Drupal
17 7 (10.45%) Project Management
18 6 (8.96%) E-business

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.90%) CMS
2 7 (10.45%) Drupal
3 6 (8.96%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.97%) WordPress
5 3 (4.48%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.49%) TeamSite
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.48%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.49%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) PhoneGap
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) JSUnit
2 3 (4.48%) Mocha
2 3 (4.48%) QUnit
2 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
2 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (35.82%) Marketing
2 3 (4.48%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Programmer
3 11 (16.42%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Engagement Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Software Programmer
5 7 (10.45%) Graduate Programmer
5 7 (10.45%) Graduate
5 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.96%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Team Leader
7 5 (7.46%) PPC Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) PPC Manager
7 5 (7.46%) PPC Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) PPC Executive
8 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.37%) CSS
4 13 (19.40%) jQuery
5 11 (16.42%) CSS3
5 11 (16.42%) HTML5
6 6 (8.96%) EDI
7 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.97%) XML
8 4 (5.97%) Google Maps API
9 3 (4.48%) Dojo
9 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.48%) Sass
9 3 (4.48%) LESS
9 3 (4.48%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.48%) Zepto.js
9 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Social Media
2 5 (7.46%) Open Source
3 3 (4.48%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.48%) W3C
4 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.49%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) MVC
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) User Experience Design
3 18 (26.87%) Analytics
4 15 (22.39%) Pay per click
5 9 (13.43%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
7 6 (8.96%) E-business
7 6 (8.96%) B2B
7 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Web Development
8 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.97%) Web Design
8 4 (5.97%) OOD
8 4 (5.97%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) C#
2 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.94%) PHP
4 3 (4.48%) Ruby
4 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Twitter
2 7 (10.45%) Facebook
2 7 (10.45%) Google
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Ektron
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