The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 69 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.24% 3.67% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 4.41% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 20
Average salary £22,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
519 476 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.78% 83.22% 78.61%
Number of salaries quoted 421 410 399
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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

SEO Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 10 (62.50%) PHP
3 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
4 8 (50.00%) Social Media
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 6 (37.50%) Analytics
6 6 (37.50%) Google
7 5 (31.25%) Pay per click
7 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) Marketing
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (18.75%) Node.js
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) Advertising
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (18.75%) ElastiCache
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (12.50%) Link Building
10 2 (12.50%) CMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) Sitefinity
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (18.75%) ElastiCache
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Junior PHP Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Junior
3 7 (43.75%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SEO Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) PPC Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) PPC Manager
4 2 (12.50%) PPC Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PPC Executive
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SEO Executive
5 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Copywriting
2 1 (6.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Pay per click
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Link Building
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Usability
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Omniture
3 1 (6.25%) Coremetrics
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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