The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 67 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.77% 4.47% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 5.86% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
522 478 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.56% 76.36% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 463 383 406
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £65,000 +132.14% 2
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) XHTML
4 8 (66.67%) HTML5
5 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) AccuRev
5 7 (58.33%) Ajax
5 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
5 7 (58.33%) SOA
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) XSLT
6 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (50.00%) JIRA
6 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) CSS3
7 5 (41.67%) jQuery
7 5 (41.67%) Document Management
8 4 (33.33%) Web Development
8 4 (33.33%) MVC
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) W3C
10 2 (16.67%) Intranet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
1 1 (8.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) AccuRev
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) XHTML
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 7 (58.33%) Ajax
5 6 (50.00%) CSS3
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (8.33%) XSL
8 1 (8.33%) SOAP
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (25.00%) W3C
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
1 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Document Management
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Dixons Carphone
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago