The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 64 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.50% 1.82% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.03% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 5
Median salary - £29,650 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.97%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
SEO
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 688 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 80.83% 89.47% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 420 582 463
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SEO
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SEO Salary Trend in Sheffield

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for SEO.

1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) CMS
1 12 (92.31%) Subversion
1 12 (92.31%) Sitecore CMS
1 12 (92.31%) Sitecore
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
1 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (92.31%) Mercurial
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 11 (84.62%) Law
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) Legal
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 9 (69.23%) XML
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
5 1 (7.69%) Case Management
5 1 (7.69%) AdWords
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Google

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) CMS
1 12 (92.31%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Kentico
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
1 12 (92.31%) Mercurial
1 12 (92.31%) Subversion
1 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Law
2 10 (76.92%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
2 11 (84.62%) C# Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Web Developer
3 10 (76.92%) .NET Web Developer
3 10 (76.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (76.92%) C# Web Developer
4 9 (69.23%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (69.23%) HTML Developer
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Copywriter
5 1 (7.69%) SEO Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Case Management
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter