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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 56 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 13 46 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.15% 6.45% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 8.39% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 8
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +6.66%
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
505 548 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 83.61% 76.86% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 440 442 413
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 2 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £34,500 +7.81% 2
Tamworth - 5 £32,500 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (62.50%) XML
1 10 (62.50%) Google
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
1 10 (62.50%) Analytics
1 10 (62.50%) User Experience
2 9 (56.25%) Marketing
3 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Internet Marketing
3 7 (43.75%) Time Management
3 7 (43.75%) Internet
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) Web Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Social Media
4 4 (25.00%) W3C
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) Intranet
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AccuRev
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (56.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) SEO Executive
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) User Experience
2 7 (43.75%) Social Media
3 4 (25.00%) W3C
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Internet Marketing
2 7 (43.75%) Time Management
2 7 (43.75%) Web Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) hybris
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Cielo
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago