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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 40 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.82% 2.05% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.43% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £23,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
186 247 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 75.92% 84.59% 79.18%
Number of salaries quoted 172 200 186
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Development
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Backbone.js
2 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (87.50%) Jasmine
2 7 (87.50%) Durandal
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) TeamCity
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) TeamCity
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Durandal
2 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Web Development
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (12.50%) Google