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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 70 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.19% 2.20% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.64% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 20
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
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
601 379 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.50% 83.30% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 488 319 416
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
3 10 (62.50%) Photoshop
4 9 (56.25%) PHP
4 9 (56.25%) Web Development
5 8 (50.00%) MySQL
6 7 (43.75%) Google
6 7 (43.75%) Pay per click
6 7 (43.75%) Analytics
7 6 (37.50%) Google Analytics
8 5 (31.25%) CMS
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) Marketing
9 4 (25.00%) Social Media
10 3 (18.75%) HTML5
10 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (18.75%) WordPress
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) Advertising
10 3 (18.75%) IIS
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 2 (12.50%) Adobe
11 2 (12.50%) LAMP
11 2 (12.50%) MVC
11 2 (12.50%) Linux
11 2 (12.50%) OOP
11 2 (12.50%) XHTML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Junior PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Junior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Junior
4 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PPC Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) SEO Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PPC Executive
5 2 (12.50%) PPC Manager
5 2 (12.50%) PPC Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Copywriting
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Web Development
2 7 (43.75%) Pay per click
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Link Building
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Web Usability
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) E-business
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter
4 1 (6.25%) Hitwise
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
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