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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 57 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.65% 4.13% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 4.78% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 10
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,250 £42,750
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
507 502 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.03% 86.40% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 415 461 406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 17 January 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 -6 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Tamworth -1 2 £60,000 +100.00%
Cannock - 2 £35,250 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 27 (100.00%) Google
2 25 (92.59%) Google Analytics
2 25 (92.59%) Analytics
3 16 (59.26%) Marketing
3 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 16 (59.26%) CSS
4 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
5 12 (44.44%) Web Development
6 11 (40.74%) Pay per click
7 10 (37.04%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (37.04%) RESTful
7 10 (37.04%) HTML5
7 10 (37.04%) MVC
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) .NET
8 8 (29.63%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) Online Marketing
8 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (29.63%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (22.22%) Tag Management
9 6 (22.22%) Time Management
9 6 (22.22%) Product Management
9 6 (22.22%) hybris
9 6 (22.22%) Email Marketing
9 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
9 6 (22.22%) Retail

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 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (92.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Phing
1 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 16 (59.26%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce Manager
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce Merchandiser
3 6 (22.22%) Online Merchandiser
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) CSS
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) HTML5
2 10 (37.04%) RESTful
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP
6 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (7.41%) Memcached
6 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Analytics
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 12 (44.44%) Web Development
4 11 (40.74%) Pay per click
5 10 (37.04%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (29.63%) Online Marketing
7 6 (22.22%) Email Marketing
7 6 (22.22%) Product Management
7 6 (22.22%) Tag Management
7 6 (22.22%) Time Management
8 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (7.41%) OOP
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) PHP 5
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Google
2 6 (22.22%) ATG
2 6 (22.22%) hybris
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
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