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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 56 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.96% 1.39% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.53% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 13
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
517 655 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.34% 91.35% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 424 557 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
1 21 (91.30%) CMS
2 20 (86.96%) Subversion
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 19 (82.61%) HTML
4 17 (73.91%) C#
5 16 (69.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (69.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (69.57%) Sitecore
6 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
6 15 (65.22%) Mercurial
6 15 (65.22%) Law
7 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
8 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (56.52%) Unit Testing
9 12 (52.17%) Web Development
9 12 (52.17%) Degree
10 11 (47.83%) Legal
11 10 (43.48%) XML
11 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (26.09%) AdWords
13 5 (21.74%) jQuery
13 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
13 5 (21.74%) SQL
13 5 (21.74%) Content Management
14 4 (17.39%) Ajax
14 4 (17.39%) Adobe
14 4 (17.39%) MVC

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (91.30%) CMS
2 16 (69.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
4 4 (17.39%) Apache
4 4 (17.39%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) Kentico
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Subversion
2 16 (69.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (65.22%) Mercurial
4 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (65.22%) Law
2 11 (47.83%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Web Developer
3 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
4 14 (60.87%) C# Developer
4 14 (60.87%) HTML CSS Developer
4 14 (60.87%) HTML Developer
5 13 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (47.83%) .NET Web Developer
6 11 (47.83%) C# Web Developer
7 10 (43.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (17.39%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
8 4 (17.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (17.39%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Sitecore Developer
10 2 (8.70%) Copywriter
10 2 (8.70%) SEO Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 19 (82.61%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (43.48%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Gearman
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) MooTools
7 4 (17.39%) Smarty
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) XHTML
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Copywriting
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Unit Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) Case Management
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Sitecore
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
Sheffield
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £14500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday