The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 45 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.39% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SEO
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
241 236 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.68% 78.15% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 184 173 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SEO
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SEO Salary Trend in Solihull

SEO
Salary Histogram in Solihull

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

SEO Salary Histogram in Solihull

SEO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) WordPress
2 6 (66.67%) Magento
2 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) WebTrends
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) CMS
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) UX Design
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) UX Design
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification