The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 48 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 23 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.90% 2.67% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 3.34% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 28
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 449 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.05% 80.04% 73.90%
Number of salaries quoted 363 381 340
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -8 9 £27,750 -30.62% 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £38,000 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 17 (62.96%) SQL
6 16 (59.26%) XHTML
7 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 15 (55.56%) HTML5
7 15 (55.56%) CSS3
8 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
8 14 (51.85%) XML
8 14 (51.85%) XSLT
8 14 (51.85%) TDD
8 14 (51.85%) Ajax
8 14 (51.85%) JIRA
9 13 (48.15%) N-Tier
9 13 (48.15%) SOA
9 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (48.15%) jQuery
9 13 (48.15%) AccuRev
10 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
11 11 (40.74%) Document Management
11 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (29.63%) MySQL
12 8 (29.63%) PHP
12 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
13 7 (25.93%) Social Media
14 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
14 6 (22.22%) Amazon SQS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
3 7 (25.93%) PHP Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) CSS
4 16 (59.26%) XHTML
5 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 15 (55.56%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) CSS3
6 14 (51.85%) XML
6 14 (51.85%) XSLT
6 14 (51.85%) Ajax
7 13 (48.15%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) Laravel
9 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) N-Tier
2 7 (25.93%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
1 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 13 (48.15%) SOA
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) Document Management
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Pay per click
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Campaign Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 8 (29.63%) PHP
5 6 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) PHP5
6 1 (3.70%) PHP4
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) AccuRev
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago