The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 59 51 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.32% 3.12% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.58% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 3
Median salary £38,250 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
423 558 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.76% 87.05% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 340 510 394
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford 0 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Tamworth -2 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £34,000 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 25 (100.00%) Google
2 23 (92.00%) Google Analytics
2 23 (92.00%) Analytics
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 13 (52.00%) Marketing
5 11 (44.00%) Pay per click
5 11 (44.00%) HTML5
5 11 (44.00%) RESTful
5 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (44.00%) MVC
6 10 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 9 (36.00%) C#
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (32.00%) Online Marketing
8 8 (32.00%) Web Development
8 8 (32.00%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) ATG
10 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (92.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Phing
1 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (52.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Online Merchandiser
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Merchandiser
6 2 (8.00%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) HTML5
2 11 (44.00%) RESTful
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) LAMP
6 2 (8.00%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (8.00%) Memcached
6 2 (8.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Analytics
2 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) Pay per click
3 10 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (32.00%) Online Marketing
5 8 (32.00%) Web Development
6 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Email Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) Product Management
7 3 (12.00%) Tag Management
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) OOP
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) ATG
2 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle